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A great equaliser

by Branko Milanovic @BrankoMilan Branko Milanovic writes that the coronavirus is reminding some of the world’s privileged what it is like to experience its daily stigmas. Read More »

New Zealand abandons ODI, T20 series over virus concerns

Sydney (AP/UNB) — Australia’s one-day international series against New Zealand has been abandoned after the New Zealanders had to rush home due to coronavirus precautions. The New Zealand government announced Saturday that all incoming passengers would be subject to a 14-day quarantine, from midnight Sunday. “A consequence of this is that we need to get our team back to New ... Read More »

Dhaka Premier League begins Sunday amid coronavirus fear

Dhaka — Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, the most competitive domestic cricket event of the country, is all set to begin from Sunday amid the fear of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) which has forced to postpone many sporting events around the world including a two-match T20I series between World XI and Asia XI in Bangladesh. The event is renamed to Bangabandhu ... Read More »

Expecting from me to surpass Mashrafe overnight is unfair: Tamim

Dhaka  —Newly appointed ODI captain of Bangladesh Tamim Iqbal, in this first media interaction after taking over captaincy from Mashrafe Bin Mortaza,  said on Saturday it will be unfair to expect from him overnight to surpass  Mashrafe. The southpaw batsman cum Tigers captain Tamim urged the fans to keep faith on him and give some time to improve his skills ... Read More »

Coronavirus outbreak made Pakistan tour tough: Nazmul

Dhaka — Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Papon on Saturday said the 3rd and final phase of the Pakistan tour of Bangladesh National cricket team is now very tough due to spread of coronavirus globally. “The final decision is yet to be made. We’re in close contact with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). I hope the final decision will ... Read More »

Covid-19 patient cured one improving, a third in hospital

Dhaka, March 13 – A Bangladeshi, among the three infected patients, has recovered fully from the coronavirus infection, has returned home, Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) said on Friday adding that all the returnees from abroad were advised to stay indoors at least for 14 days. Otherwise, legal steps will be applicable. Read More »