Arafat Sunny

Bowlers grab limelight

The first round of the 20th National Cricket League may have been dominated by the batsmen, but it was the bowlers who made headlines on the first day of the second round of the first-class completion being played across four venues yesterday.

January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019

'Special honour to play with our mothers’ name on the jersey’

The Rajshahi Kings team’s jerseys were adorned with the mothers’ name of the players on the back of the shirt. Mehedi Miraz’s side picked up their third win in the tournament, beating Dhaka Dynamites, who had previously won all their games. Arafat Sunny, who finished with terrific figures of 3 for 8 from four overs, said that the win was dedicated to the mothers and owed the good performance to their birth givers.

October 9, 2018
October 9, 2018

Bowlers grab limelight

The first round of the 20th National Cricket League may have been dominated by the batsmen, but it was the bowlers who made headlines on the first day of the second round of the first-class completion being played across four venues yesterday.

July 16, 2017
July 16, 2017

Sunny indicted in dowry case, faces arrest

Cricketer Arafat Sunny is indicted in a dowry case following which the court issues an arrest warrant for the former national sportsman.

April 6, 2017
April 6, 2017

Cops press charges against cricketer Sunny

Police submit charge sheet against cricketer Arafat Sunny in a case filed by a 23-year-old woman claiming to be his wife, under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act.

March 15, 2017
March 15, 2017

Cricketer Sunny gets bail, no bar on release

Cricketer Arafat Sunny gets bail in a case filed under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act, paving way for his release from jail.

September 23, 2016
September 23, 2016

Bowling actions of Arafat and Taskin found to be legal

The International Cricket Council (ICC) announces that following remedial work and re-assessments, the bowling actions of Bangladesh’s Arafat Sunny and Taskin Ahmed have been found to be legal. Taskin is likely to be included as the 14th member of the squad for the 3-match ODI series against Afghanistan.

September 5, 2016
September 5, 2016

Taskin, Sunny leave tonight for Brisbane test

Bangladesh bowlers Taskin Ahmed and Arafat Sunny are due to fly to Australia tonight to test their respective bowling actions at an ICC-accredited centre in Brisbane on September 8.

August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016

BCB mourns Sunny's loss

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has expressed profound sadness at the passing away of Abdur Rahim, father of Bangladesh national team spinner Arafat Sunny.

August 19, 2016
August 19, 2016

Five actions found illegal

Five of the 10 bowlers reported for suspect actions during the Dhaka Premier League 2016 are cleared to varying degrees.

August 1, 2016
August 1, 2016

'Didn't need a major change in my action'

Bangladesh fast bowler Taskin Ahmed says that his bowling action did not require a major change after he was suspended by the ICC over it in March this year.