BCB to discuss with Shakib on Test availability for next one year

Bangladesh Cricket Board is set to hold an in-person meeting with Shakib Al Hasan within a couple of days to know his next one-year plan before they sew up the central contract of the Tigers for 2022.
BCB’s cricket operations chairman Mohammad Jalal Yunus further informed the reporters on Monday at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium press box that they will act accordingly

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Bangladesh ready for series in Dec: official

Bangladesh are ready to play a series in December involving India if they are formally invited, said a senior official of the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday.
The talk of a series in December is hovering around for the last few days after it was reported that India are reluctant to play against Pakistan in December as planned earlier.

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BCB Meeting Today: Nazmul-Naimur cold war on focus

The Bangladesh Cricket Board will hold a crucial meeting today with former national captain Naimur Rahman finally getting a chance to raise his voice over certain issues that had undermined his authority as cricket operations chief. Naimur appeared unhappy as BCB president Nazmul Hasan recently overruled some of his recommendations regarding the appointment of Bangladesh ‘A’ team

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BCB finds an ally in PCB chief

Australia were ‘overly sensitive’ to postpone their tour of Bangladesh over security concerns, says Pakistan Cricket Board president Shahryar Khan, reports BCC Online.
Bangladesh police are investigating the murder of an Italian aid worker who was shot on Monday, with the Islamic State group saying it is responsible.

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BCB hoping against hope

The Bangladesh Cricket Board did not give up their hope to revive the home series against Australia despite Cricket Australia asked its cricketers on Wednesday to leave the camp to join their state teams.
The BCB was expecting the CA to give a decision today when it sits in a meeting with outcome of a visit of its security chief, Sean Carroll, and two other officials to Bangladesh.

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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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BPL bidders told to give pay-order by Aug 30

Companies that have submitted Expression of Interest to own a franchise of the Bangladesh Premier League have been asked to submit their pay-order and bank guarantee by August 30, said the Bangladesh Cricket Board officials on Thursday. The BCB on August 18 announced that 11 companies have shown their interest to own a franchise of BPL, which will be

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Complete overhaul of BPL planned

Bangladesh Cricket Board is planning to introduce the ‘players by choice’ system for the upcoming third edition of Bangladesh Premier League instead of traditional players’ auction, officials said on Sunday. The new edition of BPL is scheduled to be held from November 22 to December 15 after two years gap. The BCB also planned to make it a six-team affair and has invited

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BCB bags over Tk41cr from Tigers’ jersey

Media planning company Top of Mind came from behind to earn the sponsorship rights of the Bangladesh national cricket team for the next two years for a whopping cost of Tk 41.41 crore, said BCB officials on Wednesday. Top of Mind outbid cellular operator Grameenphone, who had offered Tk 41 crore in the three-phase bidding process conducted at the

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Loye to join as head coach of HPU

Former England one-day cricketer Malachy Loye is all set to join Bangladesh Cricket Board as the head coach of newly revived High Performance Unit, said the BCB officials on Wednesday. Australian Allister de Winter of Australia was the front runner for the post before he withdrawn himself citing family reasons. Loye, a right-hand batsman and off-break bowler,

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BCB to form committee on match-fixing probe

The Bangladesh Cricket Board will launch an investigation committee to probe the alleged match-fixing in the National Cricket League, said BCB president Nazmul Hasan on Saturday. BCB is expected to take immediate actions in this regard as they maintained zero tolerance in previous cases related with match-fixing corruptions. ‘We would form an investigation committee

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BCB to dig deep into NCL fixing claim

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is all set to investigate the allegation of match-fixing in the National Cricket League final round match between Dhaka Metropolis and Rangpur Division, said BCB officials on Tuesday. Rangpur earned their maiden title in NCL, country’s traditional first-class tournament, after beating Metropolis by 102 runs at BKSP. Khulna were among

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All eyes on BCB chief’s press meet today

For some strange reason, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is silent over the spot fixing issue, rocking the country over the past few weeks. After the BCB president, Nazmul Hassan Papon, met Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) members, it was expected that he would disclose something, as names of the country’s top cricketers had come up. But that did not happen.

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BCB runs out of election deadline

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is running out of time to avoid a sanction by the International Cricket Council, who set a deadline for an elected body by June 2013.
In the ICC’s annual general meeting in 2011, it was agreed that all member boards will have an independent elected body by June 2012. A further 12 months’ time (upto June 2013)

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BCB bosses meet district organisers

Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan met the officials of the District Sports Associations in an exchange of views programme at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Saturday.
Nazmul, who was accompanied by members of the ad-hoc committee, assured the officials of the DSA of every support in order to run cricket smoothly in their

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Players receive wages, but not all from BCB

After failing several deadlines, the Bangladesh Cricket Board is still unsure whether all the players received at least 25 per cent of their payment fully as two franchises did not deposit any money to its account.
Instead of paying the players through the BCB, Chittagong Kings and Sylhet Royals claimed that they have the made payment directly, which raised the possibility of an underhand

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