A case of missed opportunity

October 28, 2017

A change sometime can bring a positive energy to a team. Bangladesh also experienced it in the first Twenty20 international against South Africa on Thursday when Sakib al Hasan took the rein of their Twenty20 side from Mashrafee bin Murtaza. In a tour when nothing was going right for Bangladesh this was the first time they looked at least competitive. While this could be Read more

Shooters denied permission for Aussie meet

October 28, 2017

The Bangladesh Shooting Sports Federation was forced to cancel national team’s Australia tour for Commonwealth and Oceania Shooting Federation Championships as the local authorities refused to allow them carrying weapons, officials said on Friday. The competition is scheduled from October 30 to November 7 in Gold Coast, the host city of next year’s 21st edition of Read more

Mosaddek eyes comeback with BPL

October 28, 2017

Bangladesh all-rounder Mosaddek Hossain is all set to make his return to the competitive cricket with the upcoming Bangladesh Premier League as he recovered completely from his eye-infection.
Mosaddek sustained the infection during a training camp at Dhaka prior to the home series against Australia and was left out of the squad for the conditioning camp in Chittagong. Read more

BPL tickets on sale from Oct 31

October 28, 2017

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Friday announced that the tickets for the forthcoming fifth edition of Bangladesh Premier League matches would be available for purchase from October 31.
Fans can buy tickets for the matches of the most extravagant Twenty20 tournament in the country from three ticket selling platforms – United Commercial Bank, Read more

Sakib seeks Tigers turnaround

October 26, 2017

Sakib al Hasan will be Bangladesh’s third captain on a disappointing tour of South Africa as they seek to regain some pride in two Twenty20 internationals, starting in Bloemfontein today.
Bangladesh’s all-time leading all-rounder was reappointed T20 captain after a seven-year gap following the retirement from the format of Mashrafee bin Murtaza. Read more

Bangladesh ‘A’ clinch series

October 26, 2017

Bangladesh A team defeated their Irish counterpart by four wickets in the fourth game to clinch the five-match one-day series 3-0 at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday. The game was curtailed to a 20-over per side affair after both team’s players did not want to play three one-dayers in as many days. Batting first, top-order batsman Read more

Tamim to skip BPL if needed

October 25, 2017

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal said on Wednesday that he might miss the entire fifth edition of Bangladesh Premier League if it took him to get completely fit for next international series against Sri Lanka.
Bangladesh are currently scheduled to hosts Sri Lanka for a full-pledged bilateral series in January before playing a tri-series one-day international involving Read more

Waqar backs Fizz to come good

October 25, 2017

Former Pakistan fast bowler Waqar Younis on Tuesday backed Bangladesh’s Mustafizur Rahman to come good again overcoming his recent poor form.
‘Cricketers nowadays are very smart, if you don’t keep improving and don’t work really hard on it – you will tend to struggle, which we are seeing all around the world,’ Read more

BCB to probe players’ casino visit

October 25, 2017

Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan said on Tuesday they would investigate and take appropriate action against three cricketers if they were found breaking the team rules in South Africa.
The BCB president was reacting to the reports that suggested cricketers Nasir Hossain, Taskin Ahmed and Shafiul Islam had been spotted in a casino at East London Read more

Naimur’s BCB place hangs in balance

October 21, 2017

Former national captain Naimur Rahman was left to face a battle to retain his position as Bangladesh Cricket Board director after six councillors brought nomination papers on Friday to contest for two positions from the Dhaka Division in the upcoming elections. Apart from Manikganj councillor Naimur, councillor of Gapalganj district Sheikh Fazle Naim, councillor of Narsinghdi Shahinur Islam, Read more

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