newscricket10 days ago

Christchurch Test called off after Bangladesh cricketers narrowly escape shooting

The third Test between New Zealand and Bangladesh in Christchurch has been abandoned in the wake of the recent shooting incident at the Al Noor Mosque in the city. The Bangladeshi cricketers were travelling on a bus to the mosque for Friday prayers and narrowly escaped the attack.
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newscricket13 days ago

VIDEO | Intimidating Neil Wagner asks Mahmudullah to show his class after perfect bouncer

Australia and New Zealand are always tough oppositions to play against, due to their amazing home support that gives the players added confidence and makes them bullish on the pitch. It was seen in the second Test match at Wellington when Kiwi's Neil Wagner tried riling up Bangladesh's Mahmudullah.
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newscricket22 days ago

VIDEO | Mahmudullah survives caught behind appeal as "ghost spike" confuses third umpire

How often have you seen a third umpire getting confused while making a decision technology available to assist him? During the first Test match between Bangladesh and New Zealand, the third umpire was left confused as Mahmudullah survived a caught-behind appeal in spite of a spike on RTS.
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newscricket23 days ago

VIDEO | Tamim Iqbal loses his mind and wicket after Neil Wagner’s repeated sledging

While India’s tour of Australia showed us that that sledging is sometimes fun for players, the end product doesn’t always end up in entertainment. It was evident during the ongoing Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand where Neil Wagner’s chirping ended with Tamim Iqbal losing his cool and wicket.
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newscricket25 days ago

VIDEO | Dumbfounded Aussie scream OMG after ball bounces off non-striker’s bat for easy catch

The Kangaroos seem to be going through one of those phases where anything and everything is going their way. After Aaron Finch and Co’s historical series win in India after years, Australia’s Governor General’s XI side saw what could have the freakish dismissal of all time against New Zealand.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Bangladesh players vent their frustration after Mustafizur Rahman fails to save easy boundary

It seems like there is no end of Bangladeshi players getting a mouthful from their skipper. While Soumya Sarkar was blasted by Mashrafe Mortaza, Mustafizur Rahman also ended up finding himself at the receiving end of it, but from the entire Bangladesh team for his failure to collect the ball.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | “Furious” Mashrafe Mortaza exchange insults with Soumya Sarkar after "positional error"

Mashrafe Mortaza has been an inspirational captain for Bangladesh and not the one to ask for anything less than the best from his players. Today, when Soumya Sarkar didn’t position himself in the position Mortaza wanted him to be, the Bangladesh skipper blasted him for not obeying his instructions.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | “DRS time restriction” saves Bangladesh from blushes as umpire denies review

When it comes to Bangladesh, trust them to mess things up without even knowing about it. Liton Das was well on course to pull one of his own, but they were saved from an embarrassment as the umpire told them the review time had been wasted and later the replays suggested that it was a clear LBW.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | James Neesham’s six goes in vain as “unprepared” umpire calls dead-ball

While batsmen pulling away from playing the shot is common in a game of cricket, it is extremely rare to see an umpire not being ready when everyone else is. Today, James Neesham’s six was of no use as the umpire called the Mustafizur Rahman delivery a dead-ball as he was not prepared for it.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Sabbir Rahman imitates Virat Kohli’s “bat do talking” celebration after Dunedin century

As far as expression and celebration go, Bangladesh have made the world sit up and take notice with some interesting ones of their own. Today, Sabbir Rahman decided to pull off the Virat Kohli celebration after completing his century as he mimicked “'I'll let my bat do the talking” celebration.
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