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featurecricket2 months ago

Winners of the ICC Emerging Player of the Year award - how did their careers pan out?

Hype, fame and recognition at a young age can be daunting for sportspersons and, much in contrast to the fairytale script, in many cases, it turns out detrimental to their careers. Today, we look at the winners of the ‘ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year’ award and see how their career panned out.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket4 months ago

Test snub is positive; onus on me to improve, admits Mustafizur Rahman

Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman has said that he views missing out on a national red-ball contract as a blessing in disguise as it proves the onus is on him to improve to be counted in the same league as his teammates. Mustafizur also revealed that he has been working on bowling a good inswinger.
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newscricket4 months 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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newscricket5 months ago

Mustafizur Rahman needs to tweak technique before being considered for Tests again, reveals Russel Domingo

Bangladesh Head Coach Russel Domingo has called for improvement in technical skills of fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman before the pacer could be considered for Tests. Mustafizur last played a Test for Bangladesh in early 2019, and recently, also went wicketless in the last first-class game he played.
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newscricket5 months ago

PAK vs BAN | Mustafizur Rahman misses out as Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar return for Rawalpindi Test

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) have announced a 14-member squad with Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar returning to the team for the first of the two-match Test series against Pakistan. The Test series will be played in two parts, with the first Test in Rawalpindi in February and the second in April.
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newscricket5 months ago

Twitter reacts to Colin Munro recreating MS Dhoni’s “Fizur” moment by Rugby-tackling Shardul Thakur

We’ve seen cricketers play football in the field by kicking the ball to the stumps, we’ve seen them play Tennis by forehand-slapping the ball to the boundary, but today, Colin Munro showcased his Rugby skills. The opener Rugby-tackled Shardul Thakur to leave the bowler down and grounded.
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newscricket6 months ago

Need to perform on consistent basis, acknowledges Mustafizur Rahman

Left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman is hping that now that he is back to full fitness, he will be able to bowl with the consistency that had made him an overnight suggestion. Mustafizur had failed to impress in the three-match T20I series against India but looked to be back in form in the BPL.
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newscricket7 months ago

IPL 2020 | BCB give clearance to Mustafizur Rahman for IPL auctions

Bangladesh Cricket Board have allowed their star pacer Mustafizur to register himself in the IPL Auctions ahead of the 2020 edition of the tournament. Last year in July, the board had the pacer banned from taking part in any T20 league, following his injury concerns in every tournament he played.
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featurecricket7 months ago

IND vs BAN | Winners and losers from Kolkata Test ft. Sourav Ganguly, Mustafizur Rahman and Indian fans

Another innings defeat imposed on the opponents, yet another series win at home and the perfect ending to a historic game for India. Yes, the home team did wear the victory cap. But here, at SportsCafe, we serve a unique platter of winners and losers tempting you, sitting at the table, to devour.
Sritama Panda
newscricket8 months ago

Twitter reacts to Virat Kohli urging crowd to deflect applause from him onto Mohammed Shami

Virat Kohli’s spirit as a pure team man has never been doubted and he has proved it yet again in front of the Holkar audience at Indore. Seeing the crowd cheering for him, even though Mohammed Shami had just taken the wicket, the Indian skipper gestured the crowd to cheer for the pacer instead.
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