Sabbir Rahman in Trouble Over Social Media Rumpus, BCB to Investigate
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will thoroughly investigate the matter of Sabbir Rahman who is facing the charge of abusing and threatening. Allegedly he faces the charge for using vulgar language with two fans on a social media platform.
The promising Tigers batsman Rehman came into scanner after such activity during the second One-day International against Windies at Guyana.
Moreover, the Bangladeshi middle-order batsman is serving a punishment regarding assaulting a child.
Previously, Sabbir had to bear a penalty for physically assaulting a child during a first-class game in 2017 in Bangladesh.
The chief executive of Bangladesh Cricket Board, Nizamuddin Chowdhury indicated towards appropriate action following the unfortunate incident.
BCB will take appropriate action:
He said that it could be a possible breach in conduct. Chowdhury while talking with the Dhaka-based Daily Star said,
“Players, especially national players, are given definitive guidelines on how to behave with fans and on social media,” he said.
“They have been told that they must be very careful when interacting with the public on social media,” he added.
“Since it is out in public and when it has come to the board’s knowledge. If such a breach has occurred it is reffered to the disciplinary committee and appropriate action taken,” he remarked.
The media has acquired a screenshot, sent from the Facebook. The username of the Facebook account is “Shabbir Rahaman Roman”.
Notably, BCB also uses this name for their official emails to the players and media respectively.
It is likely to be the personal account of Sabbir Rahman, who has 1.9 million followers on his official Facebook fan page.
So much so, the message contains foul language and a threat of physical harm.
The actual story:
Sabbir Rahman used the foul language after two fans sarcastically took a dig at his form before BCB intervened.
Pertinently, Sabbir managed to score only 15 runs in two ODIs. Another user tagged the cricketer on that particular post. Furthermore, the account holder blocked both the persons after the incident.
Meanwhile, the user simultaneously has had deactivated his account after BCB got to know about this incident.