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newscricket4 days ago

Bangladesh cricket needs to return to stability as a team, asserts Tamim Iqbal

Recently-appointed ODI skipper Tamim Iqbal reckons his Bangladesh side needs to reverse the team’s downward trend and return to stability as a team. Tamim hopes that his young squad can gain confidence with wins against some big teams and improve their game by following examples set by the seniors. 
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newscricket25 days ago

BAN vs ZIM | Tamim inspired me to break his record and script history, attests Liton Das

Bangladesh opener Liton Das revealed that his opening partner Tamim Iqbal encouraged him to break the record of highest individual score by a Bangladeshi in ODIs. Liton shared that the aim was to bat for 30 overs and conceded that the thought of a double ton never crossed his mind.
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newscricketa month ago

BAN vs ZIM | Was nervous and felt pressure knowing I would open the batting, admits Liton Das

Liton Das admitted that the news of him having to open in the first ODI against Zimbabwe had him nervous more than anything else. Das also revealed that his nervousness helped him focus even more and notch up his second ODI hundred (126 off 105 balls) to set up a 169-run victory for his team. 
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newscricket3 months ago

Technical skills won’t matter if I cannot perform consistently, admits Liton Das

Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Liton Das reckons his technical prowess will not do his career any good if he cannot churn out good performances on a consistent basis. Liton has also revealed that there was no mental pressure on him to recover from his concussion in the series against India.
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newscricket4 months ago

Concussion substitute decision must be left to umpire and physio, not batsman, says Harsha Bhogle

Prominent commentator and cricket analyst Harsha Bhogle has voiced his opinion on whether a concussion substitute should be used must be left to the umpire and team physio and not the batsman himself. Bangladesh was forced to use two substitutes during the second Test against India in Kolkata.
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reportcricket4 months ago

India vs Bangladesh | Seamers help India seal maiden Day-Night Test and series in Kolkata

While the Indian bowlers showed the world how to adjust to the fast-moving pink ball, Bangladesh failed to emulate the same. After being dismissed for a measly 106 and suffering through a Virat Kohli masterclass (136), Bangladesh crumbled in the second innings to hand India a series whitewash.
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newscricket4 months ago

IND vs BAN | Performance very disappointing for everyone, admits Mominul Haque

Bangladesh skipper Mominul Haque has admitted that the 2-0 crushing at the hands of neighbours India has been very disappointing for everyone in the Bangladesh team. With both matches ending in no more than five days combined, Bangladesh offered little to no resistance to India’s dominance.
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featurecricket4 months ago

Bangladesh's lack of concussion planning reminder for other teams to have one

Concussion in sports is a real problem and it is a good sign that sports concussions are now taken seriously. Carrying on with visible problems related to brain injury is no longer considered a “macho” behaviour, with ICC rightfully introducing “concussion substitute rule”. The talks have changed.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket4 months ago

IND vs BAN | Kolkata Day 1 Talking Points: India’s mantra in cracking pink ball code and deceiving pink cherry

When it comes to making history in Indian cricket, the Eden Gardens in Kolkata takes away the accolade. As the city turned pink to host the nation’s first-ever Day-Night Test, it was Wridhhiman Saha’s Superman-like keeping and the myriad characteristics of the pink ball that defined the highlights.
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newscricket4 months ago

IND vs BAN | Mehidy Hasan comes in as concussion substitute for Liton Das; not allowed to bowl

After failing the concussion test in the first session break, as a result of a blow on the helmet, Liton Das has been replaced by Mehidy Hasan - with the condition that the latter won't be allowed to bowl. Bangladesh didn't have any like-to-like replacement, which will see Mushfiqur Rahim keep.
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