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Bangladesh’s home Test series against New Zealand postponed

Bangladesh’s upcoming Test series against New Zealand in August-September has been postponed to a later day, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said on Tuesday. “In the present COVID-19 pandemic scenario, hosting a full cricket series in August 2020 will be a challenge in terms of preparations and we cannot take chances …

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Mashrafe Mortaza tests positive for COVID-19

Former Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza has been tested positive with novel coronavirus. While the cricketer wasn’t available for a comment, sources close to the development has confirmed this news to the local media. It has been learnt that Mortaza had complained about fever on Thursday [May 18] night and on …

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Anamul Haque reveals his admiration for MS Dhoni

Bangladesh wicktkeeper-batsman Anamul Haque has recently revealed that he is a huge admirer of MS Dhoni. In fact, it is because of India’s former World Cup winning captain, he wore the jersey No. 7 and even kept long hair like Dhoni used to do in his starting days. “I wore …

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Veteran Mashrafe Mortaza has some captaincy tips for Tamim Iqbal

Former Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza has passed on some words of advice to Tamim Iqbal, the new ODI captain. In a conversation that happened on Facebook, Mashrafe Mortaza told Tamim to “listen to his heart” as a skipper. “You will hear a lot of advice as a captain – ‘do …

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Mushfiqur Rahim puts his maiden double-century bat on auction

Cricketers from around the world are doing their bit in the world’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic by putting up their beloved equipment for auction to raise money for the fight and the latest in the list is Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim Mushfiqur will be putting the bat with which …

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COVID-19 outbreak: Ireland vs Bangladesh series postponed

Amid the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic Cricket Ireland and Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) have agreed to postpone the planned seven-match bilateral series scheduled to be played in Belfast and England in May 2020. In line with advice from both Irish and UK governments around international travel, sporting events and mass gatherings, …

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Mashrafe Mortaza steps down from leadership role

Mashrafe Moratza will no longer lead Bangladesh in any format as he stepped down from his position as ODI skipper of the team after completing a 3-0 whitewash against Zimbabwe on Friday in Sylhet. The 36-year old pacer has already retired from T20Is and he no longer features in the …

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Bangladesh name ODI squad for series against Zimbabwe

Afif Hossain and Mohammad Naim were named in Bangladesh’s ODI squad for the first two matches against Zimbabwe. Meanwhile, Mossadek Hossain (injured), Anamul Haque, Sabbir Rahman and Taskin Ahmed are dropped and Soumya Sarkar has taken a break for personal reasons. This is the first time Bangladesh will play ODIs …

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Pakistan respond to India’s boycott threats

Pakistan has threatened to retaliate if India does not participate in this year’s Asia Cup. It follows reports in some quarters that Pakistan, who were chosen as hosts for the tournament in September, have agreed to forsake the right in exchange for Bangladesh agreeing to send a team for a …

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Ottis Gibson joins Bangladesh as bowling coach

Former South African head coach Ottis Gibson is the new bowling coach of Bangladesh cricket team. A release from Bangladesh Cricket Board confirmed his association with the team on Tuesday. Gibson replaced Charl Langeveldt and signed a two-year agreement with the board. Gibson will take charge from Bangladesh’s upcoming three-match …

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