Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar’s strong biopic ‘Rawalpindi Express’ in 2022

Sports Desk : dhakamirror.com Former Pakistan cricketer and holder of the world record for fastest bowling Shoaib Akhtar has revealed that “Rawalpindi Express,” his biography, is currently under development. Akhtar posted the movie’s motion poster while announcing the news on his social media accounts. Beginning of this beautiful journey. Announcing the launch of my story, … Read more

Shakib get NOC to play CPL

Ace Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib al Hasan will take part in the forthcoming edition of the Caribbean Premier League, franchise-based T20 tournament, scheduled to begin from August 31.He is set to feature for Guyana Amazon Warriors in the tournament.‘Shakib is expected to take part in the upcoming edition of CPL and we have given him NOC … Read more

Shane Warne State Funeral: family, fans and stars bid farewell to Australian cricket legend

Family, friends and supporters of Australian legend Shane Warne gathered to bid farewell to the cricket great during a state memorial service at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Wednesday.
Warne passes away a a resort in Thailand this month from a suspected heart attack at the age of 52, sending shockwaves throughout the sporting world and

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Shakib retained in all three formats

Shakib Al Hasan was retained in all three formats by the Bangladesh Cricket Board in their national players’ contract for 2022, announced on Thursday, despite uncertainty over his future in cricket.
Shakib is one of the five cricketers who have been offered contracts in Tests, one-day internationals and Twenty20s. The other four are Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das, Taskin Ahmed and

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CCTV image shows Shane Warne at Thailand’s Samujana Villas hours before his death from a heart attack

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The haunting final images of Shane Warne alive show the spin king appearing relaxed on his way into the luxury villa where he would die just hours later.
Hotel security footage captured at 1.30pm on Friday shows Warne, 52, dressed casually in a cap, t-shirt and shorts walking through the foyer at the Samujana Villas in

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Shane Warne to have state memorial at MCG on March 30, Premier Daniel Andrews says

By Jason Dasey
Cricket legend Shane Warne’s state memorial will be held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 30, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced.
Warne died of a suspected heart attack at the age of 52 on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand last Friday. His body is expected to be flown home to his family from Bangkok’s

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Shane Warne: Australian sporting icon Shane Warne died of natural causes, autopsy finds

An autopsy at the Surat Thani Hospital has found that Australian sporting icon Shane Warne died of natural causes, Thai police have confirmed.
Warne’s family and Australia’s ambassador to Thailand Allan McKinnon have been informed of the result and accepted the finding, deputy national police spokesman

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‘It would be akin to cheating the team’

All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan continued to keep the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) in limbo regarding his availability for international commitments, saying in his latest salvo last night that he was neither mentally nor physically prepared for the upcoming tour of South Africa.
“I felt like a passenger in a car [in the just-concluded series against

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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 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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No bar on Shahadat playing in NCL

Pace bowler Shahadat Hossain has no bar on playing in the upcoming National Cricket League despite him facing the arrest for allegedly beating his domestic help, said a Bangladesh Cricket Board official on Thursday. ‘He can participate in the National Cricket League, there is no problem with it,’ Sheikh Sohel, the chairman of BCB’s disciplinary committee,

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Taijul to miss 2 more weeks

National left-arm spinner Taijul Islam will not be available for further two weeks due to his failure to recover from jaundice, said Bangladesh Cricket Board officials on Wednesday.
Taijul had to sit out from the Elite Players Conditioning Camp from August 26 to take full rest after being diagnosed with jaundice and his participation in the camp

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Soumya out to prove Test credentials

Batsman Soumya Sarkar said on Wednesday that he is looking forward for an opportunity to prove himself in Test format during the forthcoming home series against Australia.
Soumya, who had been quite a revelation in the shorter format cricket for his batting, is yet to make a mark in his fledging three-Test career that earned him just 107 runs.

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Ashraful set for rehab in Dec

Suspended former national skipper Mohammad Ashraful is looking forward to start his rehabilitation and educational programme by December in order to pave the way of his return to competitive cricket next year. Ashraful is currently serving a five-year ban for his involvement in Bangladesh Premier League’s match-fixing scam. His five-year ban included

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Steve Smith Named Australia’s New Test Captain

Steve Smith will become Australia’s Test captain after the Ashes following Michael Clarke’s decision to retire at the end of the series. Smith, 26, already leads the one-day side and will also captain the Twenty20 team in the absence of the injured Aaron Finch. Fellow batsman David Warner, 28, has been named as Smith’s vice-captain. “At 26, Steve is a fine young man with extraordinary talent,”

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Cook below Mushfiqur

Bangladesh has been doing well recently, with their ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza galvanising the unit. While the team was flourishing in the one-day format, it felt like Mushfiqur Rahim’s contributions were undermined, but the Telegraph of the United Kingdom set that right when they ranked the Test skipper as the fourth best current captain. In an article published on

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Smith braces for Bangladesh tour

Australia’s middle order batsman Steven Smith, who is expected to lead the devastated side in Bangladesh in October for a two-match Test series, said the Tigers will not be an easy prey for his side. Smith is widely expected to take over from retiring Michael Clarke, who announced his retirement in the wake of humiliating Ashes defeat to arch-rivals England with one match to go.

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