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

Tamim ruled out of 3rd ODI, T20Is

October 21, 2017

Bangladesh’s struggling cricket team in South Africa suffered a further blow on Friday when opener Tamim Iqbal was ruled out third and final one-day international, scheduled in East London on October 22.
Team manager Minhajul Abedin said Tamim is also unlikely to play two Twenty20 internationals against the home side that will follow the three ODIs. Read more

Japan loss leaves hosts content with 6th place

October 21, 2017

Bangladesh had to remain content with a sixth-place finish in the 10th Men’s Asia Cup Hockey after suffering a 0-4 defeat against Japan in the fifth-position deciding match at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Friday. Bangladesh had to play the match in less than 24-hour after their fifth-sixth position play-off match against China, where the home side registered Read more

Tigers’ bowling clicked, only just

October 19, 2017

Bangladeshi bowlers finally could show some skills in the on-going series against South Africa although a valiant century of AB de Villiers led the Proteas to a massive 353-6 at Paarl on Wednesday.
Rubel Hossain claimed 4-62 while Sakib al Hasan finished with 2-60 but de Villiers brought his class into play against the reinvigorated Tigers to score 176 off 104 balls, Read more

Lack of confidence makes pacers wilt

October 17, 2017

Lack of confidences took a toll on Bangladesh pacers as they failed to demonstrate their natural performances in the ongoing tour of South Africa, local cricket coaches said on Monday.
The Tigers were relying heavily on their pacers to make a mark in the series after dominating the opponents in recent home series thanks to their spinners. Read more

Korea join Malaysia in Super-Four

October 17, 2017

Title aspirants Malaysia kept their hundred per cent winning record in the 10th Men’s Asia Cup Hockey when they beat Oman 7-1 in their final Pool B match at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Monday.
Defending champions South Korea joined them Super-Four from the group thrashing China 4-1 in the day’s second match under floodlights at the same venue. Read more

Rabbi ton denies Khulna win

October 17, 2017

Khulna missed a chance to secure the title of 19th National Cricket League when they were held by Rangpur for a draw in the fifth round while Rajshahi came step closer to their promotion in upper tier with a win over Chittagong on Monday. Pace bowler Delwar Hossain claimed six wickets in six overs as Rajshahi dismissed Chittagong in less than an hour in the morning on Read more

Saber stays away from BCB poll

October 17, 2017

Former president Saber Hossain Chowdhury is among the notable absentees as the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Monday published the draft list of councillors for the upcoming elections.
Different organisations have nominated 167 individuals as councillors, who will elect 23 directors from three categories on October 31. Three districts – Bandarban, Read more

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