Bangladesh has been eliminated from the group stage of the Asia Cup. The cricketers have returned to the country. After that, team captain Shakib Al Hasan got busy with other games. His mind is now in hockey. Recently, Shakib was present at the opening ceremony of the hockey franchise league. According to Bangladesh media sources, he has shown great interest in hockey there. Shakib has his own team playing in the franchise league. Shakib wants to work for the betterment of hockey in Bangladesh.
Shakib’s team Monarch Mart is playing in Bangladesh Franchise League. Shakib wants to see that team as champions. He said, “I bought a team. As a result, I will keep an eye on how they perform. If we can create such a system, then others can follow. It will improve hockey as a whole.”
Shakib said that Bangladesh is currently ranked 27th in the world rankings. 16 countries play the World Cup. Shakib wants Bangladesh to play the World Cup soon. Said, “I believe, if hockey is promoted properly and everyone comes forward, then we can play the World Cup. Hopefully three-four good players will emerge from this tournament.”