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Shakib made captain of Tigers in T-20 format

BCB president Nazmul Hasan declared world no.1 all-rounder in all format Shakib Al Hasan the captain of the Tigers T-20 team. The BCB chief also informed that salary, match fee for national team cricketers has been increased. The decision has been taken in a meeting of Bangladesh Cricket Board. Nazmul Hasan informed of the decision […]

National selectors on Thursday recalled paceman Shafiul Islam in Bangladesh’s 15-man squad for the ICC Champions Trophy, scheduled in England in June. Fit-again Shafiul, who last played against England at home in October, replaced Subashis Roy in an otherwise unchanged squad that toured Sri Lanka recently. Chief selector Minhajul Abedin said they also considered swing […]

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Australia’s cricket side is expected to tour Bangladesh later this year for their first Test matches there in more than a decade, an official said Tuesday. The world’s number-two side is expected to play two Tests against the cricket minnows in August and September in Dhaka, Bangladesh Cricket Board chief executive officer Nizamuddin Chowdhury said. […]

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Fans of Bangladesh limited-overs captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza perform a human chain in front of the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium demanding the return of the player to Twenty20 internationals. — New Age photo The Bangladesh Cricket Board seemed to be in two minds regarding the retirement of Mashrafee bin Murtaza from Twenty20 internationals. BCB officials said […]

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Sri Lanka have picked up a comfortable win over Bangladesh beating the visitor by six wickets in the first T20I. Chasing a target of 156, Sri Lanka were never really threatened by Bangladesh. Kusal Perera scored 77 from just 53 balls and took the game out of Bangladesh’s hand. He was dismissed when the team […]

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Bangladesh limited-overs captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza stunned the cricket lovers of the country as he announced his retirement from Twenty20 internationals on Tuesday. Just before the toss of the first Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Mashrafee announced that the on-going two-match series would be his final engagement in […]

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Bangladesh captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza (R) and his Sri Lankan counterpart Upal Tharanga pose with the series trophy after their third and final one-day international match in Colombo on Saturday.— AFP photo Sri Lanka put up a clinical performance to crush Bangladesh by 70 runs in the third and final one-day international in Colombo on […]

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his hat-trick after clean bowling Sri Lankan batsman Nuwan Pradeep (R) during their second one-day international match at the Rangiri International Cricket Stadium in Dambulla on Tuesday.— AFP photo Heavy rain washed out the second one-day international between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in Dambulla on Tuesday, preventing the visitors from chasing a record target to […]

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Bangladesh won their 100th Test against Sri Lanka by 4 wickets. They went into the tea break at 156 for 4, requiring a further 35 to complete the chase. Mehedi Miraz and Mushfiqur Rahim were the unbeaten batsmen at the crease. Resuming on 38 for two after lunch, Tamim and Sabbir counter-attacked with several high-percentage […]

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The first 100 balls Dilruwan Perera faced he scored just 12 runs. In plain eyes it may look very ordinary batting, but going by the story of fourth day in Bangladesh-Sri Lanka second Test it would get highest rating from any one. Perera finished the day unbeaten on 26 after facing 126 balls, an innings […]

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Bangladesh spinner Mehedi Hasan (L) celebrates the wicket of Sri Lankan batsman Kusal Mendis (C) during the first day of their second Test at the P Sara Oval Cricket Stadium in Colombo on Wednesday.— AFP photo Bangladesh will be looking to bowl out Sri Lanka under 300 runs by picking up the remaining three wickets […]

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They are the barrier-breakers of Bangladesh cricket, three players who have, by the weight of their performances, taken the side forward, at times dragging it behind them. It is unimaginable to think of the Test side now without Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan ensuring a good start, providing middle-order runs and taking […]

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