Alan Donald appointed fast bowling coach of Tigers

Bangladesh Cricket Board has appointed former South Africa pacer Alan Donald as the new pace bowling coach of the national cricket team, confirmed BCB’s cricket operations chairman Jalal Yunus.
Jalal also informed that the former South African fast man has signed a contract with the BCB till the 2022 ICC T20 World Cup, scheduled to be held in Australia from October 16 to

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BCB announces Zimbabwe date

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday announced that Zimbabwe cricket team will arrive on November 2 for a short series featuring, three one-day internationals and two Twenty20 internationals. The announcement ended all speculations regarding the series and confirmed the return of international cricket to Bangladesh after Australia cricket team’s

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Australia ready to compensate: BCB

Australia have agreed to compensate Bangladesh for this month’s postponed tour but did not give any dates of their next visit, Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan said on Friday.
‘They apologised to us time and time again for postponing the series,’ said Nazmul after his return from Dubai, where he attended the board meeting of International Cricket Council.

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2 Years Of BCB Committee : Professionalism still a far cry

The current elected committee of the Bangladesh Cricket Board will complete its two years today feeling fortunate as the on-field success of national cricket team provided a cover for its many failures.
The committee, which was elected on October 10, 2013, had had a turbulent time in its first year at the office when it had to encounter both on and off the field problems.

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BCB proposes Zimbabwe Tests in November

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is trying to bring Zimbabwe in November for playing a Test series as it is trying to split the upcoming home series, said an official on Saturday.
The BCB decided to propose for the new arrangement to the Zimbabwe Cricket Board as the Cricket Australia postponed their tour on security reasons, giving Tigers

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BCB calls it ‘sad, unfortunate’

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Thursday regretted the decision of Cricket Australia to postpone the two-Test series against Tigers for safety concern, saying it was sad and unfortunate.
‘Many countries now face these kinds of threat for terror attacks, but we don’t see cricket getting stopped. It is being played everywhere,’ BCB president Nazmul Hasan said

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BCB clutching at straws

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Tuesday was hoping against hope to revive the home series against Australia after a series of events over the last few days has thrown it into serious doubt.
Cricket Australia has not communicated with the BCB about its decision till late in the evening of Tuesday, leaving BCB in an awkward situation as it cannot go ahead

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BCB starts clearing dues

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday started clearing the dues of players for their participation in the Bangladesh Premier League domestic Twenty20 competition.
The BCB disbursed Tk 2.20 crore among 65 cricketers who had remained unpaid or partially paid after the second edition of BPL. The BCB, who were the guarantor

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Doping rules set for domestic debut

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is all set to introduce domestic anti-doping code in the upcoming edition of Bangladesh Premier League, bringing all local players under its purview for the first time in a bid to create a doping free environment in domestic cricket. The domestic anti-doping code’s amended version will be placed in the next board meeting for approval

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BCB names squad for ICRC int’l T20 tournament

The Bangladesh cricket board has announced its 15-man Physically Challenged Cricket squad for the ICRC International Twenty20 cricket tournament for the people with physical Disabilities.
The tournament is scheduled to begin on Wednesday with prime minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the first of such tournaments.

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Unusual and inspiring day of cricket

Cricket enthusiasts and Bangladesh Cricket Board officials had an unusual outing at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Friday as they witnessed a six-a-side cricket match involving physically-challenged cricketers. US Embassy in Dhaka organised the match to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act of the United States.

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BCB Determined To Follow Calendar : Domestic cricket will go ahead sans Tigers

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is determined to complete the domestic tournaments as per schedule without waiting for the participation of national players, said a senior official on Monday.
BCB’s cricket operations committee announced a draft of domestic calendar after a coordination meeting with the other relevant committees. According to the

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BCB cuts Zimbabwe series short

The Bangladesh Cricket Board decided to reduce a Test match against Zimbabwe in the upcoming home series to help the Tigers prepare better for the ICC World Twenty20, said a BCB official on Monday.
Initially Bangladesh and Zimbabwe were scheduled to play three Tests and seven one-day internationals in January but BCB proposed to alter the itinerary

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BCB’s battle with BPL teams rages on

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is divided into two camps over giving the old franchises of the Bangladesh Premier League another chance provided they clear their dues.
BCB officials said apart from Dhaka Gladiators and Khulna Royal Bengals the owners of all other franchises have contacted with them

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Tigers start conditioning camp sans stars

Twenty-seven-member elite squad of the Bangladesh Cricket Board began their four-week long conditioning camp at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Saturday for the forthcoming home series against Australia. National team trainer Mario Villavarayen conducted the camp without six cricketers — Test skipper Mushfiqur Rahim, Sakib al Hasan, Mashrafee bin Murtaza,

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