featurecricket7 days ago

Shakib’s exile a boon for Bangladesh’s revamp

Only once in a blue moon does an underachieving team get a boon in the form of a player who outperforms an entire setup, an eventuality that fell on Bangladesh when Shakib Al Hasan entered into the arena. What Bangladesh are going to do without him is not an imposition but one for the future. 
Sritama Panda
newscricket8 days ago

IND vs BAN | Bangladesh strong team despite Shakib's absence, states Yuzvendra Chahal

India's premier leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal credited the Bangladesh team for their immaculate performance in the first T20I and asserted that they were a good team despite missing a few big names. Chahal further believes that India will more often than not win matches if they bowl well as a unit.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket12 days ago

IND v BAN | Need to be sensible in making changes ahead of World Cup, says Vikram Rathour

Batting coach Vikram Rathour believes that they need to be sensible in making changes to India’s current setup in the build-up to the T20 World Cup next year. As India take on Bangladesh in the first of three T20Is in Delhi, Rathour hopes that his batsmen can do well at setting a target.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket15 days ago

Team atmosphere unaffected as problem with Shakib is not cricket-related, says Habibul Bashar

National selector Habibul Bashar is confident that the atmosphere in the Bangladesh camp will be unaffected by the off-field saga going on between the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and skipper Shakib Al Hasan. Bangladesh is in the final leg of preparations ahead of the tour of India in November.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket16 days ago

IND vs BAN | People conspiring to sabotage Bangladesh's tour of India, claims Nazmul Hasan

BCB president Nazmul Hasan, in the wake of the controversy surrounding Bangladesh cricket, believes that there are people trying to sabotage the tour of India. Earlier, the Bangladesh players had threatened to extend their strike and boycott the India tour in case of their demands not being met.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket18 days ago

IND vs BAN | Tamim Iqbal opts out of tour, Imrul Kayes called up as replacement

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has opted out of their upcoming tour of India as his wife is expecting the couple’s second child later this month and so left-hander Imrul Kayes has been called up as his replacement for the three T20Is. Tamim is the second Bangladesh player to pull out of India tour.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricket20 days ago

Reports | Tamim Iqbal may miss part of India tour owing to personal reasons

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal, who is now a seasoned campaigner for Bangladesh across formats, might miss a part of the upcoming tour of India owing to personal reasons. Tamim earlier missed the second round of NCL matches due to injury but was expected to recover in time for the India tour.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

IND vs BAN | Bangladesh recall Arafat Sunny and Al-Amin Hossain for T20s

Bangladesh has recalled left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny and pace bowler Al-Amin Hossain while fast bowler Rubel Hossain has been omitted from their 15-member squad for the upcoming three-match T20I series in India. A two-Test series will follow the three T20Is between the two teams.
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newscricketa month ago

IND vs BAN | Tamim Iqbal suffers injury scare ahead of India tour

Bangladesh have been hit by a massive injury scare ahead of their tour to India after opener Tamim Iqbal was forced to miss the second round of NCL matches owing to injury. Tamim reportedly complained of a muscle strain after the first match and hence was rested for the second round of matches.
SportsCafe Desk
newscricketa month ago

Mahmudullah back to bowling long spells after recovering from a shoulder injury

Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah was back to bowling long spells in the National Cricket League (NCL) after a long injury lay-off. The all-rounder had suffered a grade three muscle tear against New Zealand at Hamilton in February, which forced him to rule out bowling in the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
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