Sohag back for SA T20

July 2, 2015

Uncapped Jubair in for injured Taskin
Selectors on Wednesday recalled off-spinner Sohag Gazi and added leg-spinner Jubair Hossain in Bangladesh’s 14-man squad for the two Twenty20 internationals against visiting South Africa scheduled in next week. Sohag did not play for Tigers since he was suspended from bowling for a flawed action in October last year. He was cleared to bowl in February after Read more

SA expect to combat heat and Tigers

July 2, 2015

The sweltering heat and the new-found confidence of Bangladesh will be the biggest challenge for South Africa in the upcoming home series against Tigers, said batsman Faf du Plessis on Wednesday. Du Plessis will lead South Africa in two Twenty20 Internationals against Bangladesh next week before Hashim Amla takes over the charge for the one-day and Test series. Read more

SA take authorities by surprise with drone

July 2, 2015

Visiting South Africa sprung a surprise on Wednesday when they used a drone camera in their first training session, apparently to record the movement of the players. The team’s technical analyst Prasanna Agoram used the camera through a remote control to take an aerial view of the practice session, prompting an immediate protest from the Bangladesh Cricket Board. Read more

Razzak, Al-Amin picked for BCB XI

July 2, 2015

Veteran left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak and paceman Al-Amin Hossain were given a chance to prove their worth after they were picked to represent the Bangladesh Cricket Board XI in a Twenty20 warm-up game against visiting South Africa. The match is scheduled on July 3 at the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah. Opener Imrul Kayes was made the captain Read more

Tigers’ CT berth not in real threat

July 1, 2015

Bangladesh Cricket Board’s chief executive officer Nizamuddin Chowdhury on Tuesday dismissed the fear that the planned tri-series in Zimbabwe could create any obstacle to Bangladesh’s Champions Trophy qualification. Pakistan, West Indies will join Zimbabwe in the tri-series in August hoping to overtake Bangladesh in one-day rankings and qualify for the tournament Read more

Tigers switch to Twenty20 mood

July 1, 2015

Bangladesh cricket team switched to Twenty20 mood ahead of their home series against South Africa when they played warm-up match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Tuesday. Members of the national team and High Performance Unit were divided in BCB Red and Green, respectively led by national captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza and vice-captain Read more

Selectors to continue ‘until next meeting’

July 1, 2015

The Bangladesh Cricket Board extended the contracts of two selectors Minhajul Abedin and Habibul Bashar only until its next meeting, said an official on Tuesday. Minhajul and Bashar, who are serving the selection committee since 2011, ended their term on Tuesday and were expecting to get a fresh term after national cricket team’s recent successes. However, Read more

Proteas land in Tigers’ den

July 1, 2015

The South African national cricket team arrived in Dhaka on Tuesday fully knowing the challenge that they are going to face during their visit of over a month. Batsman Faf du Plessis led the Twenty20 squad that landed Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 5:30pm, nine hours after their scheduled arrival. They were scheduled to arrive at 8:20am in the Read more

Mushfiq may not keep wickets in India Test

June 2, 2015

Bangladesh’s Test skipper Mushfiqur Rahim may have to rest his keeping gloves in the lone Test match against India in order to give him more time to heal his wounds, said Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Monday. India is set to start their campaign against Tigers with a Test match at Fatullah from June 10-14 before a three-match one-day series Read more

Ex-BCB GS Moni dies

June 2, 2015

Former general secretary of the Bangladesh Cricket Board Aminul Huq Moni breathed his last on Sunday night at United Hospital in Dhaka. He was 66. He was put on a life support at city’s United Hospital since he suffered a massive heart-attack on April 8 after he had been ill for the last two years. He was buried at the Azimpur graveyard after a couple of namaz-e-janaja Read more

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