BFF appeals against HC directive on 8 players

March 31, 2016

The Bangladesh Football Federation on Wednesday submitted an appeal to the court of chamber judge seeking a stay order of High Court directive that asked to hand back eight players to Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club. The chamber judge Justice Mirza Hussain Haider referred the matter to the full bench for further hearing on Sunday, without giving any order. Read more

BCB sat on chucking problem for years

March 30, 2016

Years of inaction by the Bangladesh Cricket Board has led to the widespread presence of chucking in Bangladesh’s domestic cricket, said cricket officials and analysts on Tuesday.
One of the two players recently banned by ICC, Arafat Sunny, was among scores of bowlers who were reported by local umpires in domestic cricket last year, Read more

Taskin starts rectification of bowling action

March 29, 2016

Pace bowler Taskin Ahmed started the rectification process of his bowling action on Monday after the International Cricket Council suspended him from bowling in international matches.
Taskin trained under pace bowling coach Heath Streak for about an hour at the indoor complex, adjacent to the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, in the afternoon. Read more

HC asks BFF to return 8 Sk Jamal footballers

March 29, 2016

The High Court on Monday directed the Bangladesh Football Federation not to allow eight footballers to play for any other club except Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club.
The court also directed BFF to explain in four weeks why its failure to take action for not returning the eight prayers to Sheikh Jamal Club after Bangabandhu Gold Cup Read more

Masterful Kohli carries India to semis

March 28, 2016

Virat Kohli smashed a masterful 82 to guide India to a six-wicket win against Australia in their final World Twenty20 Super 10 game on Sunday and set up a semi-final against West Indies in Mumbai.
Kohli resurrected India with his unbeaten 51-ball knock from a seemingly tricky position as the hosts sprinted home in the end with five balls to spare. Read more

Bangladesh see the brighter side

March 28, 2016

Bangladesh ended their ICC World Twenty20 cricket tournament disappointingly but not before showing their improvement in the shortest format.
Tigers lost all their matches in the Super10s stage that included their lowest ever score in Twenty20 internationals but that could not take anything away from Read more

Taskin ban cost us, says Mashrafee

March 28, 2016

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza said the unexpected ban on paceman Taskin Ahmed created so much jolt that it affected their performance in the World Twenty20.
Mashrafee on the team’s arrival from India on Sunday explained the causes of their failure in the tournament, where they lost their all of their Super-10 matches. Read more

Tigers look for salvation in dead rubber

March 26, 2016

Bangladesh plan to go all-out in the dead rubber against New Zealand – their last match of the ICC World Twenty20 at Eden Gardens today.
While New Zealand will be trying to keep their unbeaten record intact, the Tigers will want to end their tourney with a consolation win after drawing close in their Read more

Tigers look to take the positives

March 26, 2016

Bangladesh are looking forward to take the positives from their last two matches instead of remaining morally down as they seek to end the ICC World Twenty20 on a happy note against New Zealand today.
The Tigers were still searching for clues as what prompted them to the madness in the last three balls against India that spoiled their all good works earning them Read more

Kiwis beware of Tigers’ backlash

March 26, 2016

New Zealand will take nothing for granted against Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens today despite running high in the ICC World Twenty20 with three wins in as many matches.
The Kiwis, the first team to reach the semi-finals, will face a group of wounded Tigers, who came close to knocking out tournament hosts India in the previous Read more

Mash brushes aside retirement talks again

March 26, 2016

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza on Friday brushed aside his retirement talks once again despite a speculation that he could be playing his last Twenty20 international match against New Zealand today. Already eliminated from the semi-final race, Bangladesh will be playing their last match in the ICC World Twenty20 against New Zealand Read more

Nazmul blasts ICC for ‘double-standard’

March 26, 2016

The Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Friday basted the International Cricket Council for maintaining double-standard in regards to dealing with suspected bowling action.
The ICC reported, tested and banned Bangladesh’s Arafat Sunny and Taskin Ahmed in the middle of an important global tournament and a judicial commissioner also Read more

Bangladesh fined for slow over-rate against India

March 25, 2016

Bangladesh have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their ICC World Twenty20 match against India at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Wednesday.
Match referee Chris Broad imposed the fine after the Tigers were ruled to be one over short of their target when time allowances were taken into consideration. Read more

Sabbir urges Tigers to move on

March 25, 2016

Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman said they got over the shock of their traumatic defeat against India and are now ready focus on their next match.
Bangladesh reached Kolkata on Wednesday for their last match of the ICC World Twenty20 against New Zealand at Eden Gardens on March 26. Read more

Bangladesh women end empty-handed

March 25, 2016

Bangladesh women’s cricket team ended their campaign in the ICC World Twenty20 with empty hands after a nine-wicket loss to Pakistan in their final group match in New Delhi on Thursday.
Fargana Haque made highest 30 from 37 balls as Bangladesh posted 113-9 in their 20 overs after electing to bat first at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium. Opener Sharmin Akhter Read more

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