The growing list of injured cricketers in the Bangladesh camp has made it a challenge for selectors to even form the squad for the Asia Cup T20, scheduled to begin from August 27 in the UAE.
The 2022 Asia Cup will be played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) while still being officially hosted by Sri Lanka, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) said in a statement on Wednesday. The ACC said that the tournament has been moved to the UAE "considering the prevailing situation in Sri Lanka". It will be played between August 27 and September 11.
Waqar Younis, head coach of Pakistan team is doubtful that his team is “good enough” to play in the World T20 semi-final, reports The Express Tribune.
After the Asia Cup final match a team of hackers calling themselves the Kerala Cyber Warriors hacked into more than 15 Bangladeshi websites, including several belonging to the government. Visitors to the sites were greeted with victorious Hindi music, yet more cricket memes and a message: "YOUR CRICKET TEAM IS NOTHING".
Chaotic scenes dominated the area around the United Commercial Bank Limited's (UCBL) Mirpur 10 branch yesterday as desperate ticket buyers, for the Asia Cup final, and the police were involved in a number of clashes throughout the day.
"Ha! Tickets? I doubt whether even I'll be able to get in or not!" a leading cricketer spoke into his phone yesterday, one would assume jokingly, after being asked to provide tickets for tomorrow's Asia Cup T20 final while he was relaxing after training at the Mirpur Indoor.
The Bangladesh national team cricketers enjoyed a well-deserved day off yesterday. It was the least that the team management could do after the players pulled off a stunning victory against Pakistan and booked themselves a spot in the final.
Top allrounder Shakib Al Hasan is reprimanded by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for misconduct during Asia Cup match against Pakistan.