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newscricket4 months ago

SL vs BAN | Defeat in third ODI could haunt Bangladesh in the future, fears Tamim Iqbal

Bangladesh skipper Tamim Iqbal, despite his side winning the series vs Sri Lanka, rued the defeat in the final ODI and insisted that the ‘missed chance’ could come back to bite Bangladesh in the future. As things stand, with 5 wins, Bangladesh are top of the ODI Super League table.
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newscricket4 months ago

ICC Test Rankings | Babar Azam slips to 9th following golden duck; Pant breaks into Top 6

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam, who was sixth in the ICC Test batsman’s rankings last week, has slipped to ninth position following his golden duck against Zimbabwe at Harare. While Indian skipper Virat Kohli continues to remain fifth, wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant has surged into the Top 6.
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newscricket7 months ago

WI vs SL | Micky Arthur and Lahiru Thirimanne test positive for COVID; SLC may reschedule the tour 

Sri Lanka head coach Micky Arthur and batsman Lahiru Thirimanne have tested positive for COVID-19 in tests conducted for the provisional squad set to tour West Indies. Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) in a statement have stated that they might possibly reschedule the tour in light of recent developments. 
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newscricketa year ago

Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka postponed indefinitely owing to quarantine rules

Bangladesh Cricket Board has announced that they are calling off the tour to Sri Lanka as SLC did not agree to their condition regarding the 14-day quarantine rule. The series, originally planned for July-August, was rescheduled for October-November due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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newscricketa year ago

Bangladesh say ‘No’ to Sri Lanka series after 14-day Quarantine compulsion

BCB president Nazmul Hasan has stated that Bangladesh won't travel Sri Lanka for the three-match Test series if the 14-day quarantine rule is forced on them. Earlier, the Bangladesh Cricket Board had sought a seven-day quarantine so as to allow their players to get an additional week of practice.
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newscricketa year ago

SL vs BAN | Bangladesh to undergo seven-day complete isolation before kick starting training

As per the communication from Sri Lanka Cricket to Bangladesh Cricket Board, the visitors will have to undergo a seven-day complete isolation before kick-starting the tour. BCB CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury stated that SLC has been working on keeping the number of quarantine days to a minimum.
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newscricketa year ago

Bangladesh opener Saif Hassan tests positive for Coronavirus

In a mandatory test carried out by the BCB ahead of their tour of Sri Lanka, opener Saif Hassan, alongside Strength and Conditioning coach Nick Lee, has tested positive for Covid-19. As a matter of fact, Lee had earlier tested positive on August 14 but returned a negative result on August 23.
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newscricketa year ago

Sri Lanka to host Bangladesh for three-match Test series from October 24

Bangladesh Cricket Board have confirmed that their cricket team's three-Test series against Sri Lanka has been confirmed, with the first Test scheduled to be played on October 24. Bangladesh Test squad, as well as the high-performance side, are going to leave for Colombo on September 23 or 24.
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newscricketa year ago

Bangladesh’s tour of Sri Lanka postponed due to COVID-19, confirms ICC

After the Bangladesh trio Mashrafe Mortaza, Nazmul Islam, and Nafees Iqbal tested positive for COVID-19, the ICC, on Wednesday, has announced that Bangladesh’s Sri Lakan tour stands postponed. The series was slated to start in the month of July, with a schedule of three-match Test series.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | Shehan Madushanka held by Sri Lanka Police for drug possession

Reports have emerged that Sri Lankan police have detained pacer Shehan Madushanka on a charge of possessing heroin in the town of Pannala on Sunday. As per the reports, Madushanka was stopped in the town while driving with another person in a car during a nationwide coronavirus curfew.
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