newscricket2 months ago

Rubel Hossain retires from Tests 'to provide young pacers more opportunities'

Rubel Hossain has decided to hang his boots in the game's longest format after a successful career spanning over a decade representing Bangladesh. He stated it was time to give youngsters opportunities in order to strengthen the country's future but confirmed his availability in white-ball formats.
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newscricketa year ago

Mushfiqur Rahim left out of Bangladesh's T20I squad for Pakistan series

Mushfiqur Rahim has been sidelined from Bangladesh's T20I squad first time since 2008, for the upcoming series against Pakistan, after the team was knocked out of the T20 World Cup 2021, losing each of their five Super 12s matches. Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar and Rubel Hossain have also been excluded.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup | Rubel Hossain replaces injured Mohammad Saifuddin in Bangladesh squad

Mohammad Saifuddin has been ruled out of the T20 World Cup 2021 with a back injury and Rubel Hossain will replace him in the Bangladesh squad. Saifuddin scalped five wickets from four matches, and also played a knock of unbeaten 19 in six balls against Papua New Guinea in the marquee event.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 WC 2021 | Bangladesh announce 15-member squad for T20 World Cup, Rubel Hossain in standby list

The Bangladesh Cricket Board has announced their 15-man squad for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021, which is scheduled to begin on October 17. Fast bowler Rubel Hossain and leg-spinner Aminul Islam have been named as the standby players who will travel along with the team for the tournament.
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newscricketa year ago

BAN vs NZ | We are very competitive and confident at home, asserts Mahmudullah

Mahmudullah, has stated that Bangladesh is a very competitive and confident team at home. The skipper further added that the hosts are not taking New Zealand lightly ahead of the upcoming five-match T20I series, and said that overconfidence can be a negative thing, especially in the shortest format.
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newscricket3 years ago

Virat Kohli sledged and abused Bangladesh batsmen in a youth game, reveals Rubel Hossain

Bangladesh pacer Rubel Hossain, in an Instagram chat with his teammates, recalled how a young Virat Kohli, in a youth tri-nation game, sledged and abused his opponents, to the point where the umpire had to intervene. Rubel, however, feels that Kohli has now considerably toned down his aggression.
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newscricket3 years 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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newscricket3 years 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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newscricket3 years ago

PAK vs BAN | Tamim Iqbal, Rubel Hossain back in T20Is squad for Pakistan tour

Bangladesh has recalled senior players Tamim Iqbal and Rubel Hossain for the T20I side that will tour Pakistan for three matches, starting from January 24. The Bangladesh selectors have also decided to reward 20-year-old pacer Hasan Mahmud with a maiden call-up largely because of his pace. 
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newscricket3 years ago

IND vs BAN | Bangladesh recall Arafat Sunny and Al-Amin Hossain for T20s

Bangladesh has recalled left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny and pace bowler Al-Amin Hossain while fast bowler Rubel Hossain has been omitted from their 15-member squad for the upcoming three-match T20I series in India. A two-Test series will follow the three T20Is between the two teams.
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