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newscricket2 months ago

No chance of Mustafizur and Shakib getting NOC if IPL restarts, states BCB President

BCB President Nazmul Hasan has cleared the air around the potential availability of Bangladesh players for the IPL and has stated that both Mustafizur and Shakib won’t be handed NOCs if the tournament restarts. According to Nazmul, the BCB are keen to have their players play international cricket.
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newscricket2 months ago

Very tiring to live in bio-bubble and it is getting difficult every day, admits Mustafizur Rahman

After spending a month in the bio-bubble in India, Mustafizur Rahman returned home only to find himself in another bio-bubble for Bangladesh’s series against Sri Lanka. The left-arm pacer calls the bubble ‘very tiring’ and added that it is getting difficult day by day to live in the same conditions.
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newscricket2 months ago

BCB hopeful of cutting quarantine short for IPL duo ahead of Sri Lanka series

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) are hopeful of cutting the mandatory 14-day quarantine short for the IPL duo of Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman on their return. Nizamuddin Chowdhury also added that with both of them testing negative, the board is negotiating their quarantine.
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featurecricket3 months ago

Honing the arduous powerplay skills - the Mohammed Siraj way

It was in 2017, that a raw bowler - Mohammed Siraj - playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad caught the attention of one and all in the IPL, with ten wickets in the season. But 1/53 off four overs on the Indian debut, against New Zealand, and three T20Is later, he was discarded - into the wild.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket3 months ago

No quarantine relaxation for Shakib and Mustafizur; duo 'must' serve 14-day institutional quarantine

In the wake of the IPL being postponed, Bangladesh players Shakib al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman might have to head back home with no relaxation on the quarantine rules in Bangladesh. The duo, according to the country’s rules, would have to serve a 14-day institutional quarantine.
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newscricket3 months ago

Twitter reacts to slothful Ravichandran Ashwin failing to complete a regulation two in trademark fashion

Ravichandran Ashwin might be a great off-spinner, a street-smart cricketer and a fascinating human being, but what he’s not is a good runner. Perennially mocked for his lazy legs, Ashwin’s running left him red-faced today in Mumbai as the 34-year-old was run out en route completing a regulation two.
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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2021 | Mustafizur Rahman gets NOC to play the league

Bangladesh left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman will be featuring in the 2021 IPL which begins from April 9 after BCB provided him the No Objection Certificate (NOC) to play in the league. Mustafizur was earlier snapped by Rajasthan Royals in this year's mini-auction at his base price of INR 1 crore.
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newscricket5 months ago

Rajasthan Royals declare desire to open academy in Bangladesh

Rajasthan Royals chairman Ranjit Barthakur, who paid a visit to the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka, stated that his franchise are looking to open an academy in Bangladesh to groom talents in the country. Barthakur said that RR hope to have an ‘exchange program’ with the BCB.
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newscricket5 months ago

BCB confirm they will provide NOC to Mustafizur Rahman to turn up in IPL

Bangladesh Cricket Board operations Chairman Akram Khan has stated that whoever will ask for NoC to turn up in the Indian Premier League will be granted one. Earlier in the day, it was confirmed that Shakib Al Hasan will skip Sri Lanka Tests to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
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featurecricket5 months ago

Hit, Miss or Meh | How each team fared in this year's IPL auction

Boy-o-boy-o-boy, the IPL Auction is a crazy place, where there is no care, whatsoever about the money, oh well only for the franchisees who have plenty of money left. As expected, it was Glenn Maxwell, Chris Morris, and the usual Indian suspects - Shivam Dube, Umesh Yadav, who went sold.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam