Shakib Al Hasan had claimed that BCB has 'misrepresented' his decision to play in the IPL at the expense of serving the national team in a Test series against Sri Lanka.
Shakib-al-Hasan has decided to play in IPL 2021 instead of the Test series against Sri Lanka as he feels it would help him prepare better for the next T20 World Cup, which will be held in India later this year.
Sri Lanka was originally scheduled to play three Tests, but under the revised schedule only two matches will be played.
Signing the annual contract with new clauses would ensure the players commit themselves to playing for Bangladesh.
Under the revised schedule, Bangladesh will play three ODIs and an equal number of T20 Internationals between 20 March and 1 April.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board has ruled out resuming cricket at all levels until all players are vaccinated.
Haque's coronavirus positive result came close on the heels of another senior player Mahmudullah Riyad contracting the virus which forced him to miss the Pakistan Super League play-offs.
Shakib Al Hasan says ICC ban was a 'blessing in disguise', insists he is ready to face teammates' doubts
Shakib was handed a two-year ban, one year suspended, by the ICC's Anti-Corruption Unit on 29 October last year, for not reporting multiple corrupt approaches by an Indian bookmaker.
IPL 2020: Mustafizur Rahman regrets missing T20 league after postponement of Bangladesh's Sri Lanka tour
"If the BCB knew that the Sri Lanka series would be postponed, they would have given me the NOC (No Objection Certificate) for IPL. But whatever happens, happens for the best. I may have earned BDT (Bangladesh Taka) 1 crore had I played the IPL," Rahman said.
The Sri Lankan health authorities wanted Bangladesh to undergo a 14-day quarantine after touching base, something which the Bangladesh Cricket Board didn’t agree.
Bangladesh had appointed McMillan in August for the tour after former South African batsman Neil McKenzie stepped down from the post because of the coronavirus crisis.
Bangladesh team will need to quarantine for one week in Sri Lanka before start of Tests series, says BCB
According to the current schedule, Bangladesh are likely to reach Sri Lanka on 27 September for the three-Test series beginning on 24 October.
The Bangladesh Test squad and the BCB’s High Performance Unit side are likely to leave for Sri Lanka tour on 27 September.
IPL 2020: Mustafizur Rahman denied NOC by Bangladesh board after being approached by franchises, says report
BCB refused the NOC since Bangladesh are set to tour Sri Lanka for a three-match Test series scheduled to start on 24 October, at a time when IPL will be played in the UAE.
Iftekhar was among 15 cricketers tested by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) ahead of their month-long camp which starts on Sunday.
Kazi, who was Bangladesh's leading wicket-taker in the 2018 U-19 World Cup, tested positive for Methamphetamine, a prohibited substance, during a National Cricket League game in the same year. The 21-year-old admitted to the offence.
The Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh series was originally scheduled in July-August but had to be postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic which also derailed the World Cup which was to begin on 18 October.
Mushfiqur Rahim and eight other Bangladesh players return to training with strict safety protocols in place
Mohammad Mithun, Mushfiqur Rahim and Shafiul Islam trained in Dhaka while pacer Khaleel Ahmed and spinner Nasum Ahmed hit the nets in Sylhet.
Former Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim will be practicing with three others at Dhaka, with Sylhet, Khulna and Chattogram the other venues designated by BCB for the practice sessions.
Mushifiqur Rahim's request to train at Sher-E-Bangla stadium turned down by BCB citing COVID-19 threat
The BCB said the disinfecting process is yet to be completed at the Mirpur facility.