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Bangladesh’s Pakistan tour under cloud

Dhaka — Bangladesh national cricket team’s Pakistan tour is still under cloud as Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan on Thursday said that the board is yet to get a positive response from the government to tour Pakistan. He said that many of the national players are not agreed to go to Pakistan to play a full series. In ... Read More »

BCB not to force cricketers for Pakistan tour: Nazmul

Dhaka – President of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Nazmul Hassan on Saturday said the board will not force the national cricketers for the tour of Pakistan scheduled for January next. “If any player refuses to tour Pakistan due to security concerns, we won’t force any cricketer for the tour. This is my own decision. Everything is depending on several situations. ... Read More »

Grand opening ceremony of Bangabandhu BPL Sunday

Dhaka – The grand opening ceremony of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) will be held at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Sunday. But, the main event will kick off on December 11 at the same venue with Chattogram Challengers taking on Sylhet Thunder in the opening match. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the seventh and special edition of ... Read More »

Bangabandhu BPL: BCB starts selling tickets of opening ceremony

Dhaka – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) started selling tickets for the grand opening ceremony and concert of Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier Leauge (BPL) which will be held on December 8 at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. Sheikh Sohel, the chairman of BPL governing council told media that they have started selling tickets for the opening ceremony and concert for 8000 spectators. But ... Read More »

BCB announces women’s squad for SA Games

Dhaka- Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced a 15-member Bangladesh women’s cricket squad for the 13th South Asian (SA) Games scheduled to be held from December 1 to 10 in Nepal. Bangladesh women’s T20 captain Salma Khatun will lead the squad. Bangladesh have been placed in the three-team Group B along with Pakistan and Maldives while the four-team Group A comprises ... Read More »

No scope for appeal to reduce Shakib’s ban: BCB

Dhaka —Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan Papon has said there is no scope of appeal to reduce Shakib Al Hasan’s ban imposed by the ICC for failing to report corrupt approaches on multiple occasions. “As per I know, we cannot appeal to reduce the ban of Shakib (Al Hasan). None of the parties can appeal to reduce the ... Read More »

BCB with Shakib, says PM

Dhaka, Oct 29 (UNB) – As star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan likely to face action by the International Cricket Council for not reporting a corrupt approach, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will provide all sorts of cooperation to him. Read More »

BCB to announce revised T20 squad for India series Tuesday

Dhaka – Chairman of the Cricket Operation Committee of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Akram Khan on Monday said the board will announce a revised T20 squad for the India series on Tuesday. Two members of the previous squad announced on October 17 — Mohammad Saifuddin and Tamim Iqbal — are not going to India. Saifuddin has been ruled out of ... Read More »

9 players called back to Dhaka from NCL 3rd round

Dhaka – Nine top cricketers, who are busy playing the third round of National Cricket League (NCL), have been called back to Dhaka by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to take part in two practice games of the national team. Those were part of the playing XI in their respective divisional teams in the third round of NCL will be ... Read More »

Cricketers sit with BCB over 13-point demand

Dhaka – Bangladeshi cricketers who went on a strike on Monday to push for their demands sat in a meeting with Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday night to discuss their demands. The meeting began at the BCB office at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium around 9:30pm.Earlier in the evening, the striking cricketers placed a 13-point demand afresh and said they ... Read More »

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 »

Afghanistan-BCB XI practice match ends in draw

Dhaka – The two-day practice match between touring Afghanistan and hosts BCB Eleven ended in a draw on the 2nd and final day at MA Aziz Stadium in Chattogram on Monday amid a huge threat by Afghan spinners ahead of the one-off Test against the Tigers beginning on September 5 in Chattogram. Afghanistan resumed the first innings on Monday with ... Read More »

BPL to start December 6

Dhaka – The 7th edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 Cricket will kick-off on December 6 this year, confirmed Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hasan on Saturday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium here. Read More »

Khaled Mahmud conducts practice camp; BCB confirm his role

Dhaka – Khaled Mahmud, who has several roles within Bangladesh cricket, conducted the first practice camp of Bangladesh National Cricket Team on Wednesday ahead  of their forthcoming tour to Sri Lanka for a three-match ODI series, although BCB is yet to confirm his role in the Bangladesh team. Earlier this week, Akram Khan, chairman of cricket operation of BCB, said ... Read More »

BCB looking for new head coach

Dhaka – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is looking for a new head coach after its ‘mutual separation’ with Steve Rhodes. BCB Chief Executive Officer Nizam Uddin Chowdhury on Tuesday said they are searching for a new coach who will take charge of the national team for a longer period. “We’re not renewing agreements with Courtney Walsh and Thilan Chandramohan, who ... Read More »