9 Jul 2014

Bad attitude earns ban

1:15 pm on 9 July 2014

Bangladesh's most prominent cricketer Shakib Al Hasan has been banned for six months for his "severe attitude problem".

The chairman of the country's Cricket Board, Nazmul Hassan says the star all rounder has an attitude problem which is unprecendented in the history of Bangladesh cricket, and the 27-year-old's also been banned from playing in overseas competitions until the end of 2015.

Shakib was accused of travelling to the West Indies to play in the Caribbean Twenty20 league without a clearance from his board.