Qatar-based international media Aljazeera has listed the best five star cricketers who are not playing in this World Cup. Bangladesh Tamim Iqbal is in the list of these five cricketers.
Jason Roy (England), Michael Bracewell (New Zealand), Wanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka) and Naseem Shah (Pakistan) are among the five star cricketers who did not play in the World Cup.
On September 26, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced a 15-member squad ahead of the World Cup. There was no place for Bangladesh Tamim Iqbal. Tamim released a 12-minute video on his Facebook page after the Bangladesh team caught the Indian plane on September 27. There has been a lot of criticism over the Tamim issue.
Hasaranga is unable to play the World Cup due to injury. He suffered a grade-3 hamstring injury during the playoffs in the Lankan Premier League (LPL) in August. This Lankan legspinning all-rounder did not play in the Asia Cup either. Pakistan’s Naseem Shah was forced out of the World Cup squad after sustaining a major shoulder injury in the Asia Cup match against India last month.
According to Pakistan’s selectors, he will have to rest for three to four months. And Roy was in England’s preliminary squad but did not get a place in the final squad. Harry Brook has been called up instead of Roy. Although he was in the initial team of England, he did not get a place in the final team. Harry Brook has been called up instead of Roy. Although he was in the initial team of England, he did not get a place in the final team. Harry Brook has been called up instead of Roy.
Michael Bracewell is also not playing the World Cup due to injury. Bracewell suffered an ankle injury while playing county cricket in England in June.