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  • BCB president Nazmul Hassan Papon

    ‘Not waiting for Chandika anymore’

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan says that the board is no longer waiting for Chandika Hathurusingha’s return.

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    Hathurusingha’s first assignment against Bangladesh?

    Chandika Hathurusingha is on the verge of becoming the head coach of Sri Lanka which means that his first assignment will be against Bangladesh, a Cricbuzz report says.

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    Chandika leaves BCB confused

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is yet to clear the cloud that has been hanging over the resignation of Tigers head coach Chandika Hathurusingha.

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    Hathurusingha not expecting a big salary at Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka's sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara suggests that Chandika Hathurusingha is not expecting a big salary when he takes up the Sri Lanka job.

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    Karunaratne would like to see Hathurusingha as SL head coach

    Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne says that it would be good if Chandika Hathurusingha, who recently handed over a resignation letter to Bangladesh Cricket Board BCB, joined as Sri Lanka head coach.

  • Resignation dominates discussion

    The teams have started training for the Dhaka phase of the fifth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League which gets underway today,

  • A home-made crisis

    Although contracted till the 2019 World Cup in England, Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha decided midway through the

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    Chandika era comes to a close?

    Head coach Chandika Hathurusingha has tendered his resignation to the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) but the reason behind the

  • Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan

    'Chandika doesn't want to continue'

    Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan confirms that the board had received a letter from head coach Chandika Hathurusingha during the recent tour of South Africa intimating his unwillingness to continue in the role.

  • Idea is to have an expanding pool of players for all purposes

    Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha focuses on the idea of having an expanding pool of players, who can push for a spot in the team.

  • Just doing my job: Chandika

    There is a notion that Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha has become an all-powerful figure in Bangladesh cricket.

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    Hathurusingha dreams of making Tigers the Sri Lanka of 1996

    Tigers have been prowling around in the cricketing circle for a while and managed to make their presence felt in recent times.

  • Tigers and Hathurusingha hunt Sri Lanka

    Onetime discarded coach, Chandika Hathurusingha has returned to the land that evicted him from a possible coaching job this time fully armed with a rising band of cricketers and waiting to settle an old score.

  • Herath pays tribute to mentor Hathurusingha

    Sri Lanka’s interim Test captain Rangana Herath paid a tribute to his mentor Chandika Hathurusingha, who invited him for Moors Sports Club when he was a 19-year-old.

  • 'Not yet the finished product'

    Bangladesh are heading into their first ever bilateral series in India on the back of a disappointing 8-0 defeat across formats in New Zealand.

  • Chandika: The Sydneysider inspiring Tigers

    When Chandika Hathurusingha signed up to be head coach of Bangladesh in 2014, he was joining a side that had only won one Test this decade and had lost nearly two thirds of its one-day internationals.

  • 'This is the beginning of something very big'

    Implementing new strategies has been a trademark of Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha's tenure in since his arrival in

  • 'Delighted we took 20 wickets'

    Can Sabbir Rahman and Taijul Islam get those 33 runs tomorrow morning? That’s the question doing the rounds after the end of the fourth day's play of the first Test between Bangladesh and England. After a topsy-turvy day, both teams still have a shot at winning this Test.

  • Taskin not in Test picture yet

    Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha and chief selector Minhajul Abedin all but rule out Taskin Ahmed's chances of a Test debut against England.

  • Hathuru contract extended till 2019 WC

    Bangladesh national coach Chandika Hathurusingha’s contract has been officially extended till the 2019 World Cup.

  • Chandika's dreams of grandeur

    If results could speak then they would tell you how successful Chandika Hathurusingha has been during his two-year tenure as head coach of the Tigers. But a successful man never stops moving forward.

  • 'Next 2-3 years will be Tigers' golden era'

    Head coach Chandika Hathurusingha talks about the bright future of Bangladesh cricket, his proposed role as a selector and the Dhaka Premier League.

  • ‘IPL has made Mustafizur more aware’

    The Bangladesh coach, currently on vacation in Australia, speaks in detail about the plans that the board has for Mustafizur Rahman and the preparations for the India series in August.

  • BCB to extend Hathurusingha's contract

    Bangladesh Cricket Board is willing to extend coach Chandika Hathurusingha's contract which ends in May this year, said BCB President Nazmul Hassan Papon.

  • Strong alone, stronger together

    With Mustafizur not fully fit, Taskin and Sunny under the scanner for their bowling action, Shakib and Mushfiq woefully out of form, Soumya not firing on all cylinders and unreasonably poor ground fielding, Tigers face an uphill task in their must-win qualifying match against Ireland today at Dharamsala’s HPCA stadium under the lights.

  • Bangladesh cricketers

    T20 skills in focus at Bangladesh's base camp

    At practice on Monday, Chandika Hathurusingha conducts a long session that was all about specific skills for the T20 games in Tigers’ 2016 itinerary.

  • Greater freedom has helped batsmen: Kayes

    Bangladesh opener Imrul Kayes has said the greater freedom given by coach Chandika Hathurusingha has helped the Bangladesh batsmen perform better.

  • Tigers show fight in drawn Test

    The 1st Test match between Bangladesh and South Africa ends in a draw after rain washed out the last two days of the game at Chittagong Stadium.

  • Tigers can take 20 wickets: Coach

    Ahead of the 1st Test against South Africa, Bangladesh coach Hathurusingha says his bowlers are capable of bowling out any opponent.

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    Bangladesh eye third straight ODI series win

    Two one-sided matches, with the teams batting first folding for identical scores and losing by big margins, have given the third ODI at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium the status of a final.