Thursday, 14 November 2019

Tag Archives: Bangladesh

Bangladesh cricket players go on strike

DHAKA: Bangladesh’s cricketers will be on an indefinite strike until a list of demands are met by the country’s cricket board (BCB), skipper Shakib Al Hasan said, putting next month’s tour of India in doubt. Players released a list of demands and the boycott has affected the ongoing National Cricket ...

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Transgender councillor elected in Bangladesh first

DHAKA: A transgender candidate has been elected as councillor for a rural Bangladeshi town, the first in the ultra-conservative Muslim-majority nation where laws still discriminate against sexual minorities. Pinki Khatun was elected as vice chair of a town council in the country’s west on Monday after beating her nearest rival ...

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Bangladesh sacks coaches for not playing leg-spinners

DHAKA: Bangladesh has upped in the ante in its quest for a quality leg-spin bowler, with two domestic first-class coaches sacked for not fielding one in the National Cricket League. The unusual requirement was introduced as Bangladesh desperately look for a decent leggie for their national team as it struggles ...

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Bangladesh forces kill Indian guard, wound another

KOLKATA/DHAKA: Bangladeshi border forces shot and killed an Indian border guard and wounded another after detaining an Indian fisherman, Indian officials said, in a rare reported clash between the two sides. Three Indian fishermen were caught by Bangladeshi officers and two were later released, India’s Border Security Force (BSF) said ...

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Bangladesh players to gear up for World Test Championship with NCL stint

DHAKA: The National Cricket League, Bangladesh s domestic first-class tournament, will mark the beginning of the team s preparation for their ICC World Test Championship campaign, which begins with a two-match away series against India next month. Following Bangladesh s 224-run defeat to Afghanistan in the one-off Test in Chittagong ...

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Bangladesh University student leads violence

DHAKA: The student-wings of Bangladesh’s largest political parties, the Awami League and the Bangladesh National Party (BNP), clashed in Jagannath University, a public university in Dhaka. Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD), the student-wing of the BNP launched a rally that demanded the release of jailed BNP leader Khaleda Zia. In this ...

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Malaysia, Bangladesh accuse Myanmar of ‘insincerity’ on Rohingya crisis

DHAKA: According to a report by Bangladeshi-daily, the Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said the international community assured Bangladesh of remaining engaged in the efforts to solve Rohingya crisis so that forcibly displaced Myanmar nationals can return to their homeland with safety, security and dignity. “The world community have shown ...

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Bangladesh down Zimbabwe to reach final

CHATTOGRAM: With their backs up against the wall, Bangladesh cruised to a 39-run win over Zimbabwe in a sweltering Chattogram to book their place in next week’s tri-series final. Put in to bat by Zimbabwe, Bangladesh’s 175 for 7 was built around a 78-run fourth-wicket stand between Mahmudullah and Mushfiqur ...

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Nabi, Mujeeb lead Afghanistan to victory against Bangladesh

DHAKA: Afghanistan continued their success story against Bangladesh, handing the home side a 25-run defeat in their second match of the tri-nation Twenty20 tournament at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday. Mohammad Nabi hit an unbeaten 84 off 54 balls to help Afghanistan recover from 40-4 and post ...

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