Shahadat Hossain, Bangladesh cricketer, requests end to boycott

A Bangladeshi Test cricketer has requested that be permitted to come back to the game in the wake of being accused of tormenting his 11-year-old housemaid.

Shahadat Hossain was suspended by the Bangladeshi Cricket Board (BCB) after he and his wife were captured on suspicion of tormenting the young lady.

Mr Hossain, 29, has beforehand denied mishandling Mahfuza Akhter Happy. He is presently out of jail on safeguard.

He apologized for his “slip-up” in a news gathering.

He said: “I ask absolution to the nation. To fail is human, and I have committed an error.

“For cricket and my occupation, I need to come back to cricket. I engage the country, the Bangladeshi Cricket Board (BCB), to permit me to come back to cricket and right my error.”

‘Beaten and tormented’

Miss Happy was found in a road in September 2015 with numerous wounds, including a broken leg and a bruised eye.

She told police that she had been working for the couple for a year and that they had beaten and tormented her.

Mr Hossain had at first reported her as lost. He later gave himself into police.

He and his wife, Jasmine Jahan Nritto Shahadat, were imprisoned before being let out on safeguard two months after the fact.

In the event that sentenced, they could confront correctional facility terms of somewhere around seven and 14 years, in addition to a fine.

The charges have been conveyed under enactment intended to shield ladies and youngsters from household misuse.

Neighborhood media report that Mr Hossein has as of now presented a formal speak to the BCB, which did not topple the boycott and said there were “lawful difficulties”.

He has played Test and ODI cricket and turned into the primary Bangladeshi cricketer to be added to the Lord’s distinctions board.