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Tag Archives: Bangladesh

Pakistan call off tour to Bangladesh

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DUBAI: Pakistan will not tour Bangladesh this year as per schedule; the PCB said the series has been postponed indefinitely by mutual consent. Pakistan was to play two Tests, three ODIs and a T20I series in Bangladesh in July and August. “We had spoken about the possibility of hosting them ...

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Bangladesh name Shakib Al Hasan as T20 captain

DHAKA: Bangladesh on Saturday appointed all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan as their next captain for Twenty20 internationals, replacing retired fast bowler Mashrafe Mortaza. Mashrafe announced his retirement from the game’s shortest format during Bangladesh recent series against Sri Lanka. Shakib’s appointment was confirmed in a meeting of the Bangladesh Cricket Board ...

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Michael Clarke wishes Bangladeshi actress Jaya Ahsan

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DHAKA: Former Australian cricket skipper Michael Clarke today met the team of “Bishorjon”, the film by Kaushik Ganguly that won the award for best Bangla film at the Indian National Film Awards this year. Clarke also met popular Bangladeshi actress Jaya Ahsan who starred in the film, according to a ...

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Malinga makes history with another hat-trick

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COLOMBO: A hat-trick from Sri Lankan paceman Lasith Malinga wasn’t enough for his side to prevent Bangladesh squaring their T20 series with a 45-run win in Colombo. Mustafizur Rahman’s 4-21 led Bangladesh to victory, with Malinga ending up on the losing side despite taking the fourth international hat-trick of his ...

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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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