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Veteran coach Nazmul submits resignation to BCB

  • Published at 08:00 pm September 17th, 2019
Nazmul Abedin Fahim

Recently Nazmul has been limited to desk job in the women’s wing and according to sources the veteran coach has not been satisfied with his role.

The Bangladesh Cricket Board has requested BCB women's cricket wing development manager Nazmul Abedin Fahim to rethink about his decision on resigning from the board. According to media reports former BCB game development manager Nazmul decided to cut lose his 18-year-long association with the BCB as he submitted his resignation letter earlier this month.

News of Nazmul’s resignation broke out on Tuesday. The former BKSP [Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishthan] coach Nazmul had been at the post of BCB game development manager for a longtime before he was moved to the women’s that curtailed his work limit. Nazmul backed by his experience was able to put light on Bangladesh women’s cricket and is considered a force behind Bangladesh women’s Asia Cup win last year.

Despite the success it is understood that Nazmul was not comfortable with his job at the BCB. The age-level coach of Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Tamim Iqbal and some others prominent players, Nazmul often found himself in hot water with the board for his honest remarks in the media that sometimes went against the board. Recently Nazmul has been limited to desk job in the women’s wing and according to sources the veteran coach has not been satisfied with his role.

Nazmul however is adamant with his decision and said to media on Tuesday, “I do not want to speak about it [the situation] before reaching a solution. I am with BCB for the month.”    

BCB chief executive officer Nizamuddin Chowdhury said Fahim’s wide experience in cricket organization is important and that the former age-level coach has been requested to think and alter his decision.

“He [Nazmul Abedin] has informed us of his decision but the board has requested him to rethink on his decision. The BCB will always make effort to keep an experienced official like him. But having said that he also needs to have the interest to stay,” said BCB CEO Nizamuddin to the media on Tuesday.