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newscricket11 days ago

UAE vs BAN 2022 | No extra pressure on us despite missing out on a few seniors, states Afif Hossain

Afif Hossain has remarked that he and his teammates do not have any additional pressure in the ongoing T20I series versus the UAE because of missing a few notable names, such as Shakib Al Hasan, and Mahmudullah. Afif hit an unbeaten 55-ball 77 on Sunday to help his side beat the UAE by seven runs.
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newscricket17 days 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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newscricket21 days ago

Equate Mahmudullah with MS Dhoni, they cannot go on forever and ever, reckons Sridharan Sriram

Sridharan Sriram has compared Mahmudullah's present situation with former Indian skipper MS Dhoni, stating contributed greatly to their teams but eventually every career has to end. He spoke of Bangladesh's search for a successor to Mahmudullah and the need to provide younger players opportunities.
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newscricket22 days ago

Mahmudullah misses out after Bangladesh make wholesale changes in World T20 squad after Asia Cup debacle

Bangladesh have announced a 15-member squad for the upcoming World T20 in Australia with Mahmudullah being the most notable exclusion. Several players have returned from injuries including key top-order batsmen Liton Das while the likes of Mahedi Hasan have been discarded following a poor Asia Cup.
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newscricketa month ago

Mushfiqur Rahim retires from T20Is to ‘focus on Tests and ODIs’

Former Bangladesh captain and veteran wicket-keeper batter Mushfiqur Rahim announced his retirement from Twenty20 internationals on Sunday, in order to focus on Tests and ODIs. The 35-year-old, however, has confirmed he will be available to play in T20 franchise leagues across the world.
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newscricketa month ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Need to work in a lot of areas before the World Cup, admits Shakib Al Hasan

Shakib Al Hasan has agreed with the critics stating Bangladesh needs severe improvement to be in good shape at the World T20 in October after being knocked out of the Asia Cup by Sri Lanka. He went on to discuss the aspect of death bowling before commending the rivals for a strong showing.
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newscricketa month ago

Asia Cup 2022 | Dasun Shanaka labels Bangladesh 'easier opponent', Mehidy Hasan replies 'will meet in the field'

Dasun Shanaka took a dig at Bangladesh after his team's loss to Afghanistan, stating they'll be able to do better against the Tigers since they are easier to face. However, Mehidy Hasan refused to make a direct comment on the same stating the truth shall come out when the two face off eventually.
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newscricket2 months ago

Shakib Al Hasan back as Bangladesh’s T20I captain until the 2022 World Cup

Bangladesh Cricket Board has confirmed that Shakib Al Hasan will return as their captain of the T20 side in the upcoming Asia Cup and has been named the skipper at least until the next T20 World Cup. The BCB made the announcement a few weeks after Shakib's name was involved with a betting company.
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newscricket2 months ago

Report | Shakib Al Hasan under investigation from BCB for promoting betting company

As per a report by Cricbuzz, Shakib Al Hasan has landed in trouble with the Bangladesh Cricket Board for promoting a betting site Betwinner News and might be handed a notice. The board's president has spoken out strongly against the cricketer's actions and revealed they were not informed beforehand.
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newscricket2 months ago

ZIM vs BAN 2022, 3rd T20I | Ryal Burl scripts history in Zimbabwe's first ever series-clinching win against Bangladesh

Ryal Burl plundered 34 runs in a single Nasum Ahmed over in the third T20I between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh in Harare to help his side win by 10 runs. The emphatic 34-run over was the joint-second most runs scored in an over in men's T20I cricket that Tim Seifert and Ross Taylor achieved earlier.
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