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Bangladesh’s Test future is secure for now as the ICC has shelved plans for a two-tier Test system to give England, India and Australia more control of cricket. Bangladesh and several other countries staunchly opposed the proposals with promotion and relegation, with those three nations immune from relegation. The ‘controversial’ 21-page “position paper” by the […]

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Fakhrul calls for fresh BCB meeting and publication of the written decision taken The Bangladesh Cricket Board is confusing the people speaking different in different times, BNP acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said. The cricket board has not disclosed its decision that will be informed to the ICC, the BNP leader said in […]

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CHITTAGONG, BANGLADESH – MARCH 11: Bangladesh supporters look on during the 2011 ICC World Cup Group B match between Bangladesh and England at Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on March 11, 2011 in Chittagong, Bangladesh. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images) Cricket keeps Bangladesh united. Cricket is the pride of Bangladesh. For a nation who are hungry […]

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Imrul Kayes said he had to fine-tune his mental make-up more than his batting technique to forge a comeback to the Bangladesh Test team after more than two years. Imrul is one of two openers picked in the 14-man squad for the first Test against Sri Lanka starting in Dhaka on Monday. Imrul was not […]

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Global cricket’s ex-legal head warns the proposed coup by the “big three” will undermine governance Governance of international cricket is likely to be “severely weakened” if some of the key proposals set out in the recent “position paper” are approved, according to David Becker, the former legal head and company secretary of the ­International Cricket […]

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Tk 115cr allocated for beautification; PM spurs ministries on ADP implementation Chips of paint are falling off and rust has set in. This globe-shaped fountain in front of Shahjalal International Airport, the country’s prime airport, is in this state due to sheer negligence. Photo: Sk Enamul Haq With the T20 World Cup Cricket less than […]

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A meeting between the delegations of the ICC and Sri Lankan cricket board and the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) authorities was held over the security measures for the players of the Sri Lankan Cricket team A meeting regarding the security measures for players of the Sri Lankan Cricket team was held between the delegations of […]

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Australia will send a representative to an ICC security meeting in crisis-torn Bangladesh next week as concerns rise about the nation’s ability to guarantee player safety in this year’s World Twenty20 tournament.   Violence and strikes surrounded elections in Bangladesh this month.   Cricket Australia is sending its anti-corruption and security manager, Sean Carroll, to […]

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Afghanistan included in the meet Brushing aside all doubt and uncertainty over the country’s prevailing political turmoil, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has decided that Bangladesh will remain as the host of the Asia Cup Cricket likely to begin on February 25.   The other hot news that came from the Saturday’s ACC meeting held […]

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Bangladesh hosted the last edition of the Asia Cup in 2012, when they lost to Pakistan in the final. The had also hosted the tournament back in 2000, which was also won by Pakistan. Bangladesh’s fate as Asia Cup hosts depends on an Asian Cricket Council (ACC) meeting in Sri Lanka this week. The political […]

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New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson scored the quickest century ever in international cricket on Wednesday, taking just 36 balls against West Indies to break the record long held by Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi. Afridi scored a 37-ball hundred against Sri Lanka in 1996 and had remained the fastest across all formats of the international game since. […]

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Nazmul Hassan, the BCB president, will meet the major political leaders of Bangladesh to get assurances that cricket will remain uninterrupted in the country, in a bid to reassure Sri Lanka Cricket, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) and the ICC over security concerns. The BCB is keen to have meetings in January and get the […]

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