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Former Bangladesh U19 cricketer Mohammad Sozib dies by suicide

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Sozib wasn’t part of the draft for the upcoming Bangabandhu T20 Cup.

Mohammad Sozib
Mohammad Sozib. (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

Mohammad Sozib, a former Bangladesh U19 cricketer, died by suicide at his residence on Saturday, November 14. The 21-year-old from Rajshahi was part of the Tigers’ U19 World Cup squad, captained by Saif Hassan. He went to New Zealand as a standby participant however wasn’t included within the taking part in eleven. The younger right-handed batsman was in Bangladesh U19’s Asia Cup squad earlier.

In 2018, he made his Listing A debut for Shinepukur, getting scores of 9,zero and 1*. Nevertheless, since March 2018, he hasn’t performed a single aggressive match. Abu Enam Mohammad, the Bangladesh Cricket Board’s (BCB) sport improvement supervisor, was saddened by the incident.

Sozib wasn’t part of the draft for the upcoming Bangabandhu T20 Cup. Abu reckoned that being ignored of the event might need prompted him to take the step.

Mohammad Sozib hasn’t been common in cricket up to now few years

“Sozib was a part of our U-19’s 2018 batch with Saif and Afif (Hossain). He was a standby within the World Cup. He performed towards Sri Lanka in addition to within the Asia Cup. It’s actually unhappy to listen to this,” Abu instructed BDcrictime.

“It’s robust to say whether or not it’s from melancholy or anything. He hasn’t been common in cricket up to now few years. He grew to become an excessive amount of Rajshahi centric. He performed simply first division and (Dhaka) Premier League in Dhaka.

“He wasn’t even within the Bangabandhu T20 draft. I don’t know if there may be something to be pissed off. He even performed a match in Rajshahi day earlier than yesterday,” he added.

Khaled Mahmud, the BCB director, additionally recognised Sozib as a proficient cricketer in the previous couple of years. “I can’t imagine what I heard. I’m feeling extraordinarily unhappy listening to the information.

“He was a gap batsman who bowled medium-pace, and he performed for Shinepukur Cricket Membership,” Mahmud, who’s additionally the top coach of Bangla Trac Academy in Rajshahi the place Sozib started coaching in 2008, was quoted as saying by Kaler Kantho.

Tanumoy Ghosh, a Bangladesh first-class cricketer reckoned that Sozib was proficient and will have performed for an extended time period. In Bangladesh, no service gives help for psychological well being. Solely the BCB has give you psychological well being specialists every so often.

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