Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Tag Archives: Bangladesh

Kamran blames Waqar for Pakistan cricket’s downfall

LONDON: Pakistan cricketer Kamran Akmal accused former national coach Waqar Younis of causing damage to Pakistan cricket. The wicketkeeper-batsman slammed Waqar for not being able to guide Pakistan to success during his two separate tenures as head coach in 2010-2011 and 2014-2016. Reiterating his point, Kamran said that in his ...

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Cricket: Bangladesh’s ‘Fizz’ on target for Australia, says Walsh

DHAKA: Bangladesh pace bowling hope Mustafizur Rahman is on track to return to form when Australia visit next month, fast bowling coach Courtney Walsh said. The 21-year-old, known as “Fizz”, created a sensation with 26 wickets in his first nine one-day internationals. He burst onto the international scene in 2015 ...

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Tamim Iqbal plays down abrupt Essex exit

LONDON: Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal and Essex have determinedly played down the reasons for his abruptly abandoning a stint with the county, after allegations emerged that his wife was the victim of a racially-motivated incident in Stratford in east London. A nervous Tamim reported an altercation to Essex Cricket on ...

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Bangladesh holding hundreds in secret jails: HRW report

Bangladesh has secretly detained hundreds of people, including scores of opposition activists, many of whom have later been killed, a rights group said Thursday. The Human Rights Watch report, released days after the alleged abduction of a high-profile government critic, said security agencies were removing people with “no regard” for ...

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Hasan Ali expresses determination to win CT final against India

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan’s young medium-fast bowler Hasan Ali on Friday has appealed the cricket lovers to pray for the victory of Pakistan against India in Champions Trophy final. In his recent video message, Hasan Ali thanked the people for their love and support and also expressed determination in winning the champions ...

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India eases past Bangladesh, sets up fiery final against Pakistan

LONDON: India have secured their place in the Champions Trophy final against Pakistan after comfortably defeating Bangladesh. India chased the target with ease, making 265 runs in 40.1 overs with nine wickets in hand. Opening India’s batting account, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan gave India a strong start with an ...

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Death toll from Bangladesh landslides rises to 134

DHAKA: At least 134 people were killed in Bangladesh when a series of landslides triggered by heavy rain buried hillside homes, officials said on Wednesday. Densely populated Bangladesh is battered by storms, floods and landslides every rainy season. The landslides hit three hilly districts in the southeast early on Tuesday, ...

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Bangladesh envoy arrested in NY for abuse, Dhaka protests

NEW YORK: Bangladesh said on Wednesday the arrest of one of its diplomats in New York on charges of labor trafficking and assault appeared to be a violation of an international treaty on the treatment of diplomats. Mohammad Shahedul Islam, the deputy consul general of Bangladesh Consulate General in New ...

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Victory draws praise for Bangladesh

CARDIFF: Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza believes his side can face the future with renewed confidence even if they are denied a semi-final place at the Champions Trophy. The Tigers gave themselves a shot at a last four spot with a stunning five-wicket win over New Zealand in Cardiff on Friday. ...

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