Saturday, 23 October 2021

Tag Archives: BCB

Bangladesh ‘working step by step’ to host Sri Lanka

File Photo DHAKA (Web Desk) – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) have to navigate through a delicate period in the coming two weeks to hold the Bangladesh-Sri Lanka ODI series later this month. Although the board officially announced the dates of the three matches, the country s Covid-19 rules could influence a ...

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Craig McMillan quits as Bangladesh batting consultant

DHAKA: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced that the former New Zealand batsman Craig McMillan has stepped down as the team’s batting consultant for their tour of Sri Lanka after the death of his father. “Craig has communicated to us that his father has passed away recently and therefore ...

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Vettori asks BCB to donate part of salary to low-income staff

LONDON: Former New Zealand captain and Bangladesh’s spin bowling coach Daniel Vettori has asked the BCB to give a part of his salary to the Board’s low-income staffers amid the financial hardship being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury said Vettori has officially communicated ...

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We are shocked and extremely disappointed: BCB President

DHAKA: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), has conveyed their deepest frustration over the incident of country’s premier performer Shakib Al Hasan being banned by the International Cricket Council (ICC). BCB President Nazmul Hassan, MP said in a statement, “While the BCB is shocked and extremely disappointed that an experienced player like ...

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BCB boss smells conspiracy behind cricketers’ strike

DHAKA: Bangladesh Cricket Board President Nazmul Hassan said the national players’ unprecedented strike seems to be a “conspiracy” to destabilise the game in the country but remains hopeful that the upcoming tour of India will go on as per schedule. Hassan’s comments come after country’s top players including Test and ...

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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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Bangladesh forced to change World Cup kit design

Bangladesh has altered its World Cup cricket strip to add a touch of red following uproar over the initial design, which some had likened to rival Pakistan’s kit, the cricket board said on Wednesday. The national flag of Bangladesh is red and green, but the Tigers’ jersey unveiled Monday for ...

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Shakib Al Hasan ruled out of New Zealand ODIs

DHAKA: Bangladesh suffered a fresh injury blow ahead of next week’s one-day international series against New Zealand, after the Bangladesh Cricket Board said all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan had been ruled out with a finger fracture. Shakib sustained the injury to his left ring finger while batting in the final of ...

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Bangladesh revokes Sabbir’s contract over fan assault

DHAKA: Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman has had his central contract revoked for assaulting a young cricket fan who taunted him during a match last month. The 26-year-old was also slapped with a six-month ban from the domestic game and a fine of two million taka ($24,000) over the incident, Bangladesh ...

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ICC rates Dhaka outfield poor for Australia Test

DHAKA: The outfield of the Shere Bangla National Stadium has been rated “poor” by ICC match referee Jeff Crowe who oversaw the first Test between Bangladesh and Australia last month. Crowe, in accordance with Clause 3 of the ICC Pitch and Outfield Monitoring Process, submitted his report to the ICC ...

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