The seasoned all-rounder was quoted on different newspapers that he was yet to recover from injury. Apparently, he wasn't keen on making a fresh start to international cricket after being out of it for almost three years.
The national selectors are also a perplexed lot. They claimed that they have heard it only through the newspapers and have asked Naimur to make an official stand on the issue by February 15. If Naimur is not able to make it, Fahim Muntasir is most likely to replace him.