Cricketers' individual training programme extends


The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) extended the individual training programme of the cricketers for two more days as per the request of the players.

The board also released updated individual training schedule, stating that the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium will be opened only for two days for the players training.

The programme was initially scheduled for eight days with 13 cricketers taking the opportunity to do outdoor training at five different venues of the country. 

On the first day of extension of the programme opener Anamul Haque Bijoy joined others to take the number to 14.

The practice however was limited to only running, gym and batting  at indoor.

The facilities and the safety of the venue however pleased the players to such extent that senior player Mushfiqur Rahim insisted group training after the Eid in accordance with the standard health protocol. 

The BCB also hinted that some more players will start individual training after Eid break. 

The cricket apex body was also keen to start a conditioning camp in the mid August.