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Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza became the third Bangladesh cricketer after Habibul Bashar and Shakib Al Hasan to win the the Sera Bengali award. The award was given to Mashrafe on sports category by Kolkata’s daily Bengali newspaper Anandabazar Patrika. The award is organized by the news outlet on an annual basis to celebrate […]

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The Bangladesh Cricket Board said on Wednesday (July 26) that they have resolved the matter with its board director Abdul Awal Chowdhury after he apologised for making objectionable remarks on Mushfiqur Rahim. BCB officials said on July 15 that they will issue a show cause notice to Awal Chowdhury, for his actions after Test captain […]

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Bangladesh bowling coach Courtney Walsh placed emphasis on control and consistency while conducting a camp with a group of pace bowlers for the first time since joining the Tigers’ coaching staff in September last year. The former West Indies great talked to reporters at Mirpur yesterday regarding his camp, the prospect of a bowling partnership […]

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Australia’s senior players have voted to boycott next month’s tour of Bangladesh unless their long-running pay dispute with Cricket Australia (CA) is settled before they leave, reports said Monday. Captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner attended an undisclosed meeting with Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) chief executive Alastair Nicholson to consider their options after a […]

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The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Saturday (July 22) admitted that they don’t have alternate plans, but are hopeful that the forthcoming two-match Test series against Australia will be played as per schedule despite negative speculation all around. BCB officials said that the pre-tour security visit of a delegate of Cricket Australia would go ahead as […]

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Mashrafe Mortaza announced his retirement from the shortest format of the game following the T20I series against Sri Lanka in April this year. The veteran seamer’s retirement from the T20 format led to speculations that he could retire from the 50-over game as well. However, Nazmul Hasan, the Bangladesh Cricket Board president, squashed speculations related […]

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Bangladesh Test captain Mushfiqur Rahim (L) picks up few balls as team-mates look on during the team’s conditioning camp for the forthcoming Australia series at Mirpur on Monday. — New Age photo The Cricket Welfare Association of Bangladesh, the lone representative body of professional cricketers in Bangladesh, which was often criticised for taking a blind […]

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Mushfiqur Rahim is ready to accept criticism over his performance if it is poor, but questions over his sincerity, discipline and responsibilities make him upset. He naturally faces criticism whenever the Tigers play bad, but the blast by an owner of Bangladesh Premier League franchise Barisal Bulls was so harsh that the Test skipper became […]

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Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal on Tuesday ruled out that his was family was a target of hate crime that prompted him quitting English county club Essex after playing just one match. Reports in some local paper suggested that Tamim decided to leave after a few unidentified people chased his family, attempting to throw acid at […]

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In a press conference, BCB president Nazmul Hasan has washed away the speculations on Bangladesh cricket team’s skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza’s future regarding his capability to continue till the 2019 world cup. In the press conference organized by Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), Nazmul Hasan said: “Mashrafe can play for as long as he wants”. He […]

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Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has retained top spot as the best all-rounder in the ICC Test Rankings. The ICC released a revised ranking table after the conclusion of the first test between England and South Africa. Moeen Ali overtook England all-rounder Ben Stokes after his brilliant performances with the bat and ball gave England […]

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Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazamul Hasan (2nd from left) speaks during a press briefing at his Beximco office on Sunday. — BCB photo Mashrafee bin Murtaza will retain his captaincy of Bangladesh one-day side till 2019 World Cup, said Bangladesh Cricket Board President Nazmul Hasan on Sunday, the day he arrived in Dhaka from London. […]

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