Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Tag Archives: Bangladesh

Ashraful eyes Bangladesh comeback as ban ends

DHAKA (AFP): Former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful said that has set his sights on a comeback with the national side after his five-year ban for match-fixing ended. “I am feeling really nice as I was waiting for this day for the last five years. (I told myself) when August 13, ...

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Protests In India As Bangladesh Court Hears Case Of Arrested Photographer

DHAKA: Bangladesh is under international scanner for the arrest of award-winning photographer and social activist Shahidul Alam for critical remarks about the Awami League government over the recent student protests. Mr Alam, 63, arrested under law often called draconian, has claimed that he was tortured in police custody. His case ...

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Bangladesh shuts down mobile internet to tackle teen protests

DHAKA: Bangladesh authorities have shut down mobile internet across swathes of the country, officials and local media said Sunday, as the authorities try to quell massive student protests that have spiralled into violence. For the last week students have brought parts of the capital Dhaka to a standstill with a ...

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Bangladesh Level T20I Series Over West Indies

FLORIDA: Shakib al Hasan lifted Bangladesh to a series-levelling 12-run win over the West Indies in the second fixture of a three-match T20 International series at the Central Broward Stadium in Florida on Saturday. Shakib belted 60 and senior opener Tamim Iqbal top-scored with 74 as the Bangladeshis posted a ...

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Bangladeshi Students blockade Dhaka roads after bus deaths

DHAKA : Thousands of school students brought parts of the Bangladesh capital to a near-standstill Wednesday, blockading roads to demand action after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan appealed to the students to end their protests to avoid a repeat of police baton charges ...

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Williams, Russell power West Indies over Bangladesh

BASSETERRE: Kesrick Williams’ career-best bowling figures and a hurricane batting cameo by Andre Russell highlighted an efficient effort by the West Indies in defeating Bangladesh by seven wickets in the rain-affected opener of the three-match T20 International series at Warner Park in St Kitts on Tuesday. After off-spinner Ashley Nurse ...

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Tamim leads Bangladesh to series triumph against West Indies

BASSETERRE: Bangladesh held off a late charge from the West Indies to claim a series-clinching 18-run win in the decisive third and final match of their one-day international duel at Warner Park in St Kitts. After Tamim Iqbal’s second hundred of the series and a quickfire unbeaten half-century by Mahmudullah ...

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Shimron Hetmyer ton sets up Windies win in last-over thriller

GUYANA: A century from Shimron Hetmyer and a fantastic final over from Jason Holder sealed the Windies’ thrilling three-run win that drew them level 1-1 in the one-day internationals against Bangladesh. Hetmyer’s second ODI hundred propped up the Windies total of 271 at Guyana late on Wednesday. Fifties from Tamim ...

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Tamim, Mashrafe, Shakib script Bangladesh win over West Indies

(AFP) PROVIDENCE: A record double-century partnership between Tamim Iqbal and Shakib al Hasan paved the way as Bangladesh bounced back from their Test series drubbing with a 48-run win over West Indies in their opening one-day international on Sunday. Man-of-the-Match Tamim blasted an unbeaten 130, the highest by a Bangladeshi ...

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British lawyer for Khaleda Zia refused entry to India

NEW DELHI: A British lawyer assisting Bangladesh’s opposition leader Khaleda Zia in her fight against corruption charges has been refused entry to India where he was scheduled to give a press conference about the case. India’s foreign ministry said Lord Alexander Carlile, a former MP and international lawyer, was denied ...

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