During the two-day discussion, rumors arose about Rubel Hossain. It was heard that a new decision would be taken. Finally that came true. This player of the national team announced his retirement from Test cricket. He informed the Bangladesh Cricket Board about his decision.
Rubel confirmed the matter in a post on his verified Facebook page on Monday morning.
In the post, Rubel wrote, ‘Assalamu Alaikum, I want to tell you something! I have decided to retire from Test cricket by writing an official letter to BCB today….’
“The longer version tournaments play an important role in strengthening the pipeline of the Bangladesh national team. I think the more opportunities young pacers get in these tournaments, the stronger our pipeline will be. So I have decided to retire from red ball cricket to give opportunities to young cricketers,” said Rubel.
In the Facebook post, Rubel also wrote, ‘I have had the good fortune to play 27 Test matches for Bangladesh, which is one of the achievements of my career. Thanks to those who have supported me in this journey of international and domestic cricket in red ball cricket. I hope to be with you in the coming days. I left the test. However, I have the ability to give more to Bangladesh national team in ODI and T20 formats. So I will continue to play regularly in DPL, BPL and other white ball tournaments. pray for me May I give you colorful dreams for the rest of your white ball life.’
Talking about his decision, Rubel wrote in the post that he took this decision to give opportunities to young people with red balls. However, Rubel wants to continue T20 and ODI.