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Selectors stress on cricketers' fitness for T20 tournament

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BSS, Dhaka :
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) national selection panel emphasized on the players' fitness for the upcoming Bangabandhu T20 tournament.
Chief Selector Minhajul Abedin Nannu declared that players selected in the draft list for the forthcoming tournament in November-December will have to undergo mandatory fitness tests before being considered eligible for the competition.
The test has been planned to particularly assess the fitness levels of cricketers outside the National Team, High Performance Team and Under 19 set ups.
"We have been very encouraged by the individual fitness work done by the National Team, HP and Under 19 players during the lockdown period and the effort they had put in helped them adjust quickly when group training and matches started," Abdin said.
'We expect the other cricketers who may have been outside the set up, to show the same level of commitment to individual fitness and come prepared for the test."
The schedule for the fitness test will be announced following the finalisation of the player list for the draft.

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