Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Tag Archives: Bangladesh

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by four wickets in second Test

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GALLE: A win on foreign soil against a strong home side was Bangladesh’s dream for a long time. Bangladesh achieved it by beating Sri Lanka by four wickets – their first Test win against the hosts – in a performance that saw them dominate large periods of the game. They had ...

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Bangladesh cricketer Arafat Sunny released in girlfriend snaps case

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DHAKA: Bangladesh cricketer Arafat Sunny was released on bail two months after being charged with posting intimate photos of his girlfriend on social media, his lawyers said. Police arrested the 30-year-old cricketer in a Dhaka suburb in January after his longtime girlfriend filed a complaint under Bangladesh’s strict internet laws. ...

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Late wickets hurt Bangladesh reply to Lanka’s 338

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COLOMBO: The two ends of the day were delicate and disastrous. Dinesh Chandimal took Sri Lanka out of a slippery slope, from an overnight 238 for 7 to a more comfortable footing of 338. Then, Bangladesh did what they have so regularly, giving away a good start and looking like ...

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Bangladesh hope to break losing streak in 100th Test

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COLOMBO: Bangladesh will be looking to overcome their recent dismal form as the perennial minnows try to make their 100th Test appearance an occasion to celebrate against Sri Lanka in Colombo. Test cricket’s newest entrants have showed occasional promise since they were drafted into the elite cricket competition in 2000 ...

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Bangladesh openers, bad light keep Lanka at bay

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GALLE: Opener Soumya Sarkar scored his second half-century of the match as Bangladesh kept their faint hopes of saving the first Test against Sri Lanka alive in Galle. Set a daunting target of 457 runs, Bangladesh reached 67-0 before bad light brought early stumps on the fourth day with the ...

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Forget India, profit from ‘quiet rise’ of Pakistan: Barron’s Asia

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JAKARTA: Investors should forget India and instead profit from the ‘quiet rise’ of Pakistan along with Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, Barron’s Asia said. In an article, America’s financial magazine advised investors where profit is to be had through stock investments. It pitched Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh as the places to ...

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Shakib, Mushfiqur, Hasan lead Bangladesh fightback against India

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Bangladesh fought back against India through half centuries from Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim and Mehedi Hasan to reach 322 for six at the close of the third day’s play in the one-off test in Hyderabad on Saturday. Bangladesh’s most experienced pair of Shakib and Mushfiqur added 107 for the ...

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Bangladesh player SUNNY denied bail in girlfriend snaps case

DHAKA: A court refused to grant bail to Bangladeshi cricketer Arafat Sunny on Tuesday after he was charged with posting “intimate” photos of his girlfriend on social media. Metropolitan magistrate Zakir Hossain said another court which deals with internet-related crime would instead hear the bail application, meaning the 31-year-old spinner ...

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Bangladesh’s massive day of test cricket against New Zealand

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WELLINGTON: Shakib Al Hasan stroked the highest individual score for Bangladesh and combined with Mushfiqur Rahim in a record partnership on the second day of the first test against New Zealand at the Basin Reserve on Friday. Shakib (217) and captain Mushfiqur (159) stubbornly denied New Zealand in perfect conditions ...

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Mushfiqur out of one-day series

WELLINGTON: A hamstring injury will keep Bangladesh wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim out of the remaining two one-day internationals against New Zealand and possibly the first Test, coach Chandika Hathurusingha said Wednesday. “We are looking at two weeks, anything before is a bonus,” he said on the eve of the second ODI ...

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