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BCB sacks two 1st Class coaches for not selecting leg-spinners

Dhaka — The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) took a stern step against two coaches at First Class level for not selecting leg-spinners in their respective playing XIs in the ongoing National Cricket League (NCL). BCB dismissed Rangpur Division coach Masud Parvez and Dhaka Division coach Zahangir Alam for not picking any leg-spinners in their playing XI in their second round ... Read More »

Ready to do anything to save my career: Saifuddin

Dhaka – Bangladesh all-rounder Mohammad Saifuddin who has long been suffering from a back injury has said he is up to make any change to his bowling action in order to save his career. The 22-year-old all-rounder played for Bangladesh last month in the tri-series also involving Afghanistan and Zimbabwe. However, he was not allowed to bowl more than four ... Read More »

BD squad for ACC Women’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup announced

Dhaka – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday announced a 15-member Bangladesh squad for the ACC Women’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup’ 2019 beginning in Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Tuesday (October 22). Four teams – India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh –will compete in the week-long tournament. Shaila Sharmin will lead the Bangladesh team in Sri Lanka. Bangladesh will play ... Read More »

Shakib’s participation in NCL under doubt

Dhaka — The participation of Bangladesh Test and T20 captain Shakib Al Hasan in the ongoing first class National Cricket League (NCL) is under doubt. After the tri-series T20 last month, Shakib went to West Indies to play the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and his CPL team Barbados Tridents lifted the trophy of the event for the second time. However, ... Read More »

Sourav set to become new India Cricket Board President

Dhaka, Oct 13 (UNB) – In a dramatic turn of events, former captain Sourav Ganguly emerged as consensus candidate to be BCCI’s new President after Brijesh Patel appeared to have grabbed the coveted post. Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah will be the new secretary while Arun Dhumal will be the new treasurer. Dhumal is younger brother of ... Read More »

Barisal Division makes good start beating Sylhet Division

Dhaka — Barisal Division made a good start in the four-day National Cricket League (NCL) beating Sylhet Division by an innings and 13 runs on the 4th and final day at the Shaheed Qamaruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi on Sunday. The other three matches of the first round ended in a draw at different venues across the country. Imrul Kayes grabbed ... Read More »

Dhaka, Barishal Division take lead in NCL

Dhaka — Dhaka Division and Barishal Divison were leading against Rajshahi and Sylhet Divisions in their respective matches on the 3rd-day of the four-day National Cricket League (NCL) at Fatullah and Rajshahi on Saturday. Tier-1 match Rajshahi vs Dhaka: Replying to Dhaka Division first innings total 240 runs, Rajshahi Division resumed first innings with overnight total 173 for 6 in ... Read More »

Bangladesh A lost series opener against Sri Lanka A

Dhaka — Bangladesh A lost the three-match one-day series opener against Sri Lanka A by seven wickets on Wednesday at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Bangladeshi batsmen failed to live up to the expectation in the middle which has eventually handed them a defeat. Bangladesh A won the toss and opted to bat first but they disappointed to put up ... Read More »

NCL starts Thursday with new hope

Dhaka — The country’s flagship first class cricket competition, the National Cricket League (NCL), is all set to start on Thursday. A total of eight teams will be participating, with the hope that this year’s NCL could be the best edition of this league. In the first round of the league, tier-one teams, current champions Rajshahi Division will take on ... Read More »

BD A settle for draw against Sri Lanka A in four-day match

Dhaka — The second and final four-day match of the two-match series between touring Bangladesh A and hosts Sri Lanka A ended in a draw on the 4th and final day at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota on Monday. Resuming the 2nd innings with overnight score of 126 for no loss in 38 overs, Sri Lanka A posted 357 for ... Read More »

Senior trio likely to get NCL ticket despite fitness failure

Dhaka— Three veteran national cricketers and domestic campaigners who have failed to score 11 in fitness test ahead of the National Cricket League (NCL) 2019 are likely to get tickets to participate in the event. National selector Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Habibul Bashar Sumon hinted this on Sunday. Tushar Imran, Abdur Razzak and Mohammad Ashraful, among the senior cricketers who ... Read More »

Bangladesh A take 15-run lead over Sri Lankan A on Day-2

Dhaka – A brilliant century by Mominul Haque and a seven-wicket haul by spinner Mehidy Hasan Miraz enabled touring Bangladesh A to take a 15-run lead in the first innings over hosts Sri Lankan A with six wickets in hand on the 2nd day of the four-day unofficial Test at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota on Saturday. Sri ... Read More »

Players expecting a better NCL this time

Dhaka— All are set to kick-off  the new domestic season with National Cricket League (NCL) beginning on October 10. The players are gearing up to show their prowess in the most prestigious first-class cricket event of the country. At the same time, they are hoping a better season of NCL this time around. A total of eight teams will participate ... Read More »

Youth ODI series: 2nd game of Bangladesh U-19 rescheduled

Dhaka – Persistent rain on Wednesday forced the organisers to reschedule the 2nd youth ODI of the five-match series between Bangladesh and New Zealand U-19. The match will now be played on Thursday at Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln. Bangladesh are leading the series 1-0 after winning the first match by six wickets on Sunday at the same venue. Pacer Shoriful Islam ... Read More »

Indian Women’s Cricket team reaches Chattogram on Wednesday

Dhaka  – Indian Women’s A Cricket team reached Chattogram Wednesday afternoon to play a three match one-day series against their Bangladesh counterpart beginning on Friday at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in the port city. The 2nd string Indian Women’s Cricket team arrived Dhaka Wednesday morning at 9:am and left the capital for Chattogram by a Bangladesh Biman flight at ... Read More »

Nobody takes part in booters transfer formalities for BPL

Dhaka – Nobody took part in players transfer formalities for the upcoming Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football 2019-20 on the very first day of the 20-day players transfer window beginning Tuesday. “The registration window opened today but nobody came for inter-club players transfer,” Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) Competition Manager Jaber Bin Taher Ansari told Agency. The clubs can complete players ... Read More »