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newscricket23 days ago

Bangladesh omit Mahmudullah and Mustafizur Rahman from Test contract list

Bangladesh Cricket Board, on Sunday, announced that Mahmudullah and Mustafizur Rahman were axed from the list of contracted players for Tests. The duo, both of who are now seen as limited-over specialists, were however handed a white-ball contract, meaning they'll still feature in ODIs and T20Is.
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newscricket23 days ago

Tamim Iqbal named new ODI captain of Bangladesh

Tamim Iqbal has been given full-time captaincy of the Bangladesh ODI team, with the one-off ODI against Pakistan set to be his first assignment as full-time ODI captain. Tamim takes over from Mashrafe Mortaza, whose last leadership assignment was the three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe.
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newscricket3 months ago

Reports | BCB keen on hearing Mortaza's decision on retirement plans

BCB is still waiting to hear the decision of Mashrafe Mortaza on his retirement from international cricket as they prepare for the home series against Zimbabwe in February. Mortaza was supposed to call it a day in international cricket after the 2019 World Cup but that did not quite materialize.
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newscricket4 months ago

BPL 2019-20 | Mashrafe Mortaza survives scare, picked up by Dhaka Platoons in fourth round

Dhaka Platoons turned the saviours of Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Mortaza as they picked him up in the fourth round of the Bangladesh Premier League draft. Among other A+ category players, Mushfiqur was picked up by Khulna, Comilla opted for Soumya while Chattogram picked up Mahmudullah.
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newscricket5 months ago

Reports | Mashrafe Mortaza to mediate between Bangladesh Players and BCB

According to BCB director Mahbubul Anam, Bangladesh PM Sheik Hasina has taken interest in the BCB/Player dispute and has asked Mashrafe Mortaza to mediate between the players and governing body. Cricket Bangladesh has been in unwanted limelight ever since their players went on an indefinite strike.
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newscricket5 months ago

IND vs BAN | Bangladesh Cricket Board calls for emergency meeting of directors

The Bangladesh Cricket Board has called an emergency meeting of its directors on Tuesday in response to the strike their players have called for. In a Facebook post, Bangladesh's ODI captain Mashrafe Mortaza expressed solidarity with the cricketers but also stated he was not aware of the strike.
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newscricket5 months ago

Hope there will be reconciliation between players and board, says Akram Khan

The Bangladesh Cricket Board has called an emergency meeting of its directors on Tuesday after players decided to call a strike against the board, and board director Akram Khan hopes that a resolution is found. The India tour begins on November 3 and the board has 48 hours to convince the players.
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newscricket7 months ago

Mashrafe Mortaza had to perform, there is no alternative to it, reckons Shakib Al-Hasan

Shakib Al-Hasan has stated that the support of other players to his brilliant World Cup run could have helped the team fare better, with Mashrafe Mortaza's continuous failures affecting morale. He further said that the leadership role does not suit him and the young players should be given a chance.
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newscricket7 months ago

Mashrafe Mortaza asks BCB to give him at least two months to decide his future

BCB chief Nazamul Hasan has revealed that Mashrafe Mortaza has asked the Bangladesh Cricket Board two months of time to think about his future. Initially, the board was planning to host a one-off farewell game against Zimbabwe but that now been shelved after the ODI skipper's request.
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newscricket8 months ago

Mashrafe Mortaza to be sought for clarity by the Bangladesh Cricket Board regarding his future

BCB’s President Nazmul Hasan has revealed that they are set to have a meeting with their ODI skipper Mashrafe Mortaza to have a clear image of his future with the national team. The 35-year old is currently on leave and talks of his retirement have been going around for more than a year now.
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