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newscricket13 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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newscricket16 days ago

Bangladesh Cricket team pool around 31 lakh Takas to fight pandemic

Bangladesh’s national team has pooled around 31 lakh Bangladeshi takas to fight COVID-19 pandemic amidst the outbreak in Asian countries. Around 27 premier cricketers have all donated half of their month’s salaries, including ODI skipper Tamim Iqbal and senior star Mushfiqur Rahim.
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newscricket20 days ago

Bangladesh tour of Ireland postponed due to Coronavirus pandemic

Ireland's seven-match series against Bangladesh has been postponed, on Saturday, at it became the latest casualty to be inflicted on the cricket calendar by the coronavirus pandemic. No professional cricket will be played in England and Wales before May 28 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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newscricketa month ago

Mushfiqur Rahim named in Bangladesh squad for Zimbabwe T20Is

BCB have announced the 15-man squad for the Zimbabwe T20Is with the expected return of Mushfiqur Rahim, who declined to play the T20Is hosted by Pakistan due to security concerns. The series also marks the return of pacer Mohammad Saifuddin, who has not featured since September due to injury.
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newscricketa month ago

PAK vs BAN | Mushfiqur Rahim adamant about not touring Pakistan

Veteran Bangladesh keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has revealed that he stands by his decision of not touring Pakistan for the final leg of the tour which is scheduled in April. Rahim has conceded that he was even approached by the PSL but made his decision clear to the BCB and the PSL organisers.
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newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts to bewildered Mushfiqur Rahim guarding wicket with thigh

Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim, on his return to Test cricket, kept the crowd entertained with not only his batting but his over the moon celebration and his presence of mind to block the ball from hitting the stump. If not for his thigh, Rahim would have been dismissed for 164.
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newscricket2 months ago

BAN vs ZIM | Decision to put down gloves has worked for me, claims Mushfiqur Rahim

Mushfiqur Rahim has stated that the decision to put down the gloves has been beneficial for him as he brought up his third double century against Zimbabawe in Dhaka. Not so long ago, Rahim was adamant to give up his keeping duties in Test cricket despite criticism about his glovework.
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newscricket2 months ago

We felt that Mahmudullah needed a break from red ball cricket, says Minhajul Abedin

Minhajul Abedin, the chairman of the selection committee, said that Mahmudullah needed a break from red-ball cricket after jettisoning him for the home series against Zimbabwe. Mushfiqur Rahim has returned to the side, along with Soumya Sarkar and fast bowlers Rubel Hossain and Al-Amin Hossain.
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newscricket2 months ago

Will do my best to be fit and available for Zimbabwe Test selection, admits Mushfiqur Rahim

Bangladesh wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has confirmed his availability for the upcoming series against Zimbabwe, saying that he will do the best from his part. Rahim had pulled out of the Pakistan tour and has been nursing a hamstring injury preventing him from playing domestic cricket.
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newscricket3 months ago

PAK vs BAN | Mushfiqur Rahim pulls out of T20Is vs Pakistan

Mushfiqur Rahim has made himself unavailable for the T20I series against Pakistan, which will start on January 24, owing to reasons unknown. Bangladesh, who are already handicapped due to Shakib Al Hasan’s absence, are scheduled to play three T20Is, two Tests and one ODI in Pakistan.
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