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Bangladesh spinner Mosharraf Hossain (R) is seen with team-mates Nasir Hossain (C) and Shafiul Islam during a training session at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Thursday. — New Age photo

Tigers summon more spin

Bangladesh on Thursday bolstered their spin attack for the third one-day international against Afghanistan by replacing pace bowler Rubel Hossain with left-arm spinner Mosharraf Hossain in their squad…

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Mosaddek aims big after hangover

Mosaddek aims big after hangover

Bangladesh all-rounder Mossadek Hossain was eyeing to cement his place in the national set-up after he was relieved to have gotten over the excitement of his debut match…

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BPL players’ draft today

BPL players’ draft today

The players’ draft programme for recruitment of local and overseas players for the Bangladesh Premier League’s fourth edition will be held at a local hotel today…

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Kohli shrugs off rankings pressure for NZ Test

Skipper Virat Kohli shrugged off pressure Thursday for India to regain the top spot in the world rankings, saying he’s not interested in numbers, ahead of the second Test against New Zealand…

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Starc says leg slashed to bone in grisly accident

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc said he could see all the way to the bone as he detailed the gruesome extent of his leg lacerations after a freak training accident…

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Bangladesh include spinner Mosharraf for 3rd ODI

Bangladesh include spinner Mosharraf for 3rd ODI

Bangladesh included left-arm spinner Mosharraf Hossain for the third one-day international against Afghanistan, chief selector Minhajul Abedin told…

September 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Bangladesh batsman Mosaddek Hossain plays a shot during their second one-day international match against Afghanistan at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Wednesday. — Sanaul Haque

Afghanistan stun Tigers to level series

Bangladesh paid the price of poor batting to suffer a shock two-wicket loss to Afghanistan in the second one-day international on Wednesday, which kept them waiting for final match on October 1 to wrap-up the series…

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Bangladesh batsman Mosaddek Hossain plays a shot during their second one-day international match against Afghanistan at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Wednesday. — Sanaul Haque

Mosaddek spares batsmen’s blushes

Debutant Mosaddek Hossain rescued Bangladesh from embarrassment through his responsible knock in the second one-day international against Afghanistan at Mirpur on Wednesday…

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Selectors free to work in BPL

National selectors are free to work in the forthcoming Bangladesh Premier League, country’s lone franchise-based Twenty20 tournament, said Bangladesh Cricket Board officials on Wednesday…

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second ODI in numbers

second ODI in numbers

Mosaddek Hossain became the first Bangladeshi cricketer to take a wicket in his first ball on debut when he trapped Hashmatullah Shahidi leg before for 14. A total of 23 other cricketers took a wicket in his first…

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First round matches end in draws

First round matches end in draws

Rangpur made a valiant chase but had to be content with a draw against Chittagong as the other three matches of the first round of National Cricket League ended with the same results on Wednesday…

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Sarfraz reckons win will lift Pakistan

Pakistan’s Twenty20 captain Sarfraz Ahmed believes the clean sweep over the world champions is the first step towards building a formidable outfit for the future…

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Australia’s raconteur bowler Max Walker dies

Former Australia medium-pace bowler and colourful television commentator Max Walker has died aged 68 after a long battle with skin cancer…

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Bangladesh's Mosaddek Hossain plays a shot during the second one-day international cricket match against Afghanistan in Dhaka on Wednesday. — AP photo

Debutant Mosaddek spares Tigers’ blushes

Debutant Mosaddek Hossain spared some of the blushes of Bangladesh with an unbeaten innings of 45 runs as Afghanistan dismissed Bangladesh for 208 in the second one-day international in Dhaka on Wednesday…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Tigers hunt 100th win, series

Bangladesh will look to earn their 100-th win in one-day internationals when they take on Afghanistan in the second ODI of the three-match series at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium today…

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Bangladesh captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza smiles while speaking at a press conference at Mirpur Tuesday ahead of their second one-day international against Afghanistan. — Sourav Losker

Mash hopes Tigers’ difficult time over

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza on Tuesday urged his players to come out of their shackles as they have crossed the difficult part in the ongoing three-match one-day international series against Afghanistan…

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Googly just natural to me, says Rashid

Googly just natural to me, says Rashid

Leg spin is one of the most toughest crafts in the cricket to fathom and a young talented leg-spinner always enthrall the cricket lovers as it happened with young Afghan Rashid Khan…

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Razzak misses maiden first-class century

Razzak misses maiden first-class century

Abdur Razzak lost his record of being the highest wicket taker of Bangladesh in one-day internationals couple of days back to Sakib al Hasan and adding to that agony he missed his maiden first-class century narrowly on Tuesday…

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126 cricketers up for grab in BPL

A total of 126 local players will be up for grab for the seven franchises in the forthcoming Bangladesh Premier League players’ draft scheduled on September 30, said the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Tuesday…

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I want to put the Indian batting culture in the Afghanistan: Rajput

I want to put the Indian batting culture in the Afghanistan: Rajput

Lalchand Rajput was once regarded as the best opener after Sunil Gavaskar in his playing days but the Mumbai batsman could not translate his promise to International cricket and played just two Tests and four one-day…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

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