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BCB decision on lifting Shakib’s foreign league ban Thursday

BCB decision on lifting Shakib’s foreign league ban Thursday

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday will come up with its decision over lifting the ban on participation in overseas league by Shakib Al Hasan. “We are waiting for official approval of the other board directors regarding the Shakib issue. It would be done on Thursday,” BCB President Nazmul Hassan Papon told reporters at...

BCB XI beat Zimbabwe by 88 runs

BCB XI beat Zimbabwe by 88 runs

Bangladesh Cricket Board's (BCB) XI team today beat the visiting Zimbabwe team by 88 runs at Chittagong’s Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium. BCB XI won the practice match that was played ahead of Bangladesh’s five-match one day series (ODI) after the Tigers whitewashed Zimbabwe 3-0 in the Test series. Losing the toss, BCB XI scored 282...

Shakib’s foreign league ban to go ‘soon’

Shakib’s foreign league ban to go ‘soon’

Happy with the behaviour of Shakib Al Hasan, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said today it will lift the embargo on his playing overseas cricket leagues - valid till December 31, 2015 – on appeal. “The cricket board is happy with Shakib’s behaviour,” BCB President Nazmul Hassan Papon told reporters after returning to Bangladesh from...

Taijul unleashes firepower

Taijul unleashes firepower

Taijul Islam made history at Sher-e Bangla National Stadium on his second international Test match today with an eight-wicket haul against Zimbabwe. The 22-year-old lad from Natore broke the previous most-wicket-haul record of Bangladesh in a Test match – previously held by Shakib Al Hasan.   Today, on the third day of the first Test series...

Zim fold for 241

Zim fold for 241

Despite having lost a wicket towards the end of the first day of the three-day practice match at Fatullah yesterday, the day belonged to the Bangladesh Cricket Board XI as they managed to bundle the Zimbabweans out for 241 runs in 76.2 overs. In reply the hosts lost the wicket of Shadman Islam...

BCB to introduce DRS in ZIM series

BCB to introduce DRS in ZIM series

The Bangladesh Cricket Board has decided to introduce the Decision Review System (DRS) for the upcoming series against Zimbabwe due to begin on October 25. This will be the first time that the DRS will be employed in a home series in Bangladesh. The system, which provides the bowling side to appeal against an...

Bangladesh offers Pakistan alternate home venue

Bangladesh offers Pakistan alternate home venue

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has reiterated that Bangladesh will tour Pakistan only when the International Cricket Council (ICC) agrees to send its officials for the fixtures - because of security concerns. But there was progress on other fronts during a meeting between the heads of the two boards in Dhaka yesterday, ESPNcricinfo reports. BCB president...

Gazi’s action deemed improper

Gazi’s action deemed improper

Bangladesh off spinner Shohag Gazi’s action has been found illegal by the International Cricket Council. Gazi, who was reported during the West Indies series had gone to Cardiff last month to take the bowling test. Bangladesh Cricket Board’s cricket Operations chairman Akram Khan told The Daily Star that the report sent from the ICC has...

PCB chairman courts Bangladesh

PCB chairman courts Bangladesh

Chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Shaharyar Khan, has sought a revival of relationship with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), even if it comes through low-profile tours by Bangladeshi representative teams, ESPNcricinfo reports. Upon arrival in Dhaka on Friday, Khan took very little time to put forth his main objective: to seek Bangladesh's assistance in reintroducing international cricket back home, Mohammad Isam writes. Khan’s recent predecessors, particularly Zaka Ashraf, have had a complicated time with the BCB after two proposed tours by Bangladesh to Pakistan in 2012 were called off. It led to the PCB...

'I can take my country forward'

'I can take my country forward'

Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has thanked the Bangladesh Cricket Board for 'keeping faith' in the player and giving him a chance to lead the Tigers for the second time in his career. The 'Narail-Express', who was named Bangladesh's ODI captain for the Zimbabwe series yesterday, was first assigned the responsibility in 2009 when he took...

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