Mohammad Ashraful, who was indicted in a corruption case in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), offered support to the banned Shakib Al Hasan, but believes the next 12 months will be a challenging time for the all-rounder.
Twelve months of that ban is a suspended sentence which will come into effect if Shakib Al Hasan fails to comply with ICC's anti-corruption code. And the one-year ban that he has to serve will keep him out of next year's IPL and also the World T20
According to a Samakal report, the ICC has instructed Bangladesh Cricket Board to refrain from using Shakib Al Hasan in the ongoing practice sessions for the India tour due to alleged failure to report an offer from a bookmaker.
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