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  • Why a 'Shadow Team' Will Not Make a Difference in Bangladesh Cricket

    The “shadow team” is to be called Bangladesh Tigers.

  • Bangladesh Cricket Board President Nazmul Hassan

    A show of disrespect

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan’s antics during press briefings have been well-advertised, but the BCB boss probably violated the very essence of the game -- respect -- while taking a swipe at Mushfiqur Rahim’s decision to skip the Pakistan tour.

  • BCB president Nazmul Hassan speaks

    ‘No Tests, only T20s in Pak now’

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan informed yesterday during a press conference that the board has been given directives from the government to only go for a short tour of Pakistan.

  • Players call off strike

    The impasse between the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and top cricketers was resolved when the BCB agreed to nine of the original 11 demands during a meeting between the two parties in Mirpur late last night.

  • Bangladesh cricket Board Nazmul Hassan Papon

    Stalemate in cricket

    There was little indication of recuperation from the turmoil that has engulfed Bangladesh cricket over the past two days following the boycott by cricketers led by Test captain Shakib Al Hasan.

  • Cricket rocked by players’ strike

    In one of the most dramatic scenes in Bangladesh cricket history, around 50 of the country’s top cricketers convened in Mirpur announced yesterday that they would boycott all cricketing activities unless the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) met their 11-point demand put forward by the cricketers.

  • ‘BPL’s December 6 start uncertain’

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan had announced on September 11 that the board would stage the upcoming edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) on its own from December 6 and name the domestic T20 tournament after Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to commemorate the occasion of his 100th birth anniversary.

  • M Lokman

    Lokman on 2-day fresh remand

    A Dhaka court has placed Mohammedan Sporting Club director in-charge M Lokman Hossain Bhuiyan on a two-day fresh remand in a case filed for possessing narcotics at his Monipuripara residence.

  • BCB beep-ing to the right beat

    The recent fuss in the country’s cricket fraternity seems to be over the Bangladesh Cricket Board’s newly-set requirements for the beep test that must be met in order to play in the National Cricket League (NCL), scheduled to begin next month.

  • Where is Hider?

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Monday named the Under-23 squad for the tour of India and there was no place for left-arm pacer Abu Hider. His non-selection raised eyebrows as chief selector Minhajul Abedin told reporters a few days ago that the pacer

  • BCB’s panic showing

    The lack of clarity in the selection process of the Bangladesh national cricket team has become a recurring theme. For some time now, a yo-yo selection process has led to panic-stricken decision-making which seeped onto the field of play and what we are seeing from

  • Tri-Nation Series 2019

    BCB announces ticket prices for tri-nation series

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the ticket prices for the first three days of the upcoming tri-nation series between Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, and Afghanistan slated to begin from September 13 when the Tigers play Zimbabwe in the series opener.

  • Russell Domingo

    Domingo Tigers’ new coach

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) officially announced the appointment of former South Africa coach Russell Domingo as head coach of the Bangladesh national team during a press conference in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Former Bangladesh captain Khaled Mahmud Sujon

    Mahmud to step in again?

    The BCB had already announced that they will not continue with head coach Steve Rhodes, whose contract was till the 2020 World T20. In addition, the board will not renew their contract with bowling coach Courtney Walsh either. Meanwhile news arrived that former Bangladesh captain Khaled Mahmud

  • Courtney Walsh in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

    Walsh, BCB part ways

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) have officially announced that they will not renew the contract with Courtney Walsh for the Bangladesh team bowling coach position. The four-year contract with the West Indies legend will expire after the conclusion of the ICC World Cup 2019.

  • BCB, Rhodes cut ties as revamp begins

    In their first attempt to revamp the backroom staff following the ICC Cricket World Cup in England, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) have cut ties with head coach Steve Rhodes. BCB CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury informed yesterday that they reached a mutual understanding with Rhodes

  • Mash heads back home

    Following Bangladesh’s tri-nation series triumph on Friday, skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza headed home from Dublin along with four other players -- Yasir Ali, Taskin Ahmed, Nayeem Hasan and Forhad Reza -- who did not make it to the 15-member World Cup squad. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB)

  • Tigers' jersey to be changed

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has decided to change the design of the national team's World Cup jersey after the design of the two jerseys unveiled on Monday was squarely criticised by fans and media alike.

  • Bangladeshi Pacer Taskin Ahmed

    Taskin, Farhad added to squad for Ireland series

    Pace bowler Taskin Ahmed and all-rounder Farhad Reza have been included in the Bangladesh squad for the Tri-nation ODI series in Ireland next month, a press release from the Bangladesh Cricket Board said today.

  • Shakib's IPL NOC yet to be decided

    Bangladesh Test and T20I skipper Shakib Al Hasan could not meet with Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) officials yesterday as he had to

  • Tigers seeking return to normalcy

    Bangladesh players Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad and Taijul Islam -- witnesses to the horrific and tragic shooting in Christchurch last Friday that left 50 dead -- attended a doa mahfil alongside Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Shafiul Islam has often found it hard to get into the Bangladesh cricket team

    Shafiul, Ebadat included as Taskin's replacement

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has named the replacements for pacer Taskin Ahmed in both the ODI and Test side for the the upcoming series against New Zealand. Taskin, who had been in impressive form in the ongoing BPL, has been ruled out of the series due to a lateral ligament injury.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    On top in more ways than one

    There were dark clouds surrounding Bangladesh cricket in 2014 as the Tigers were going through one of the toughest periods in international cricket.

  • BCB XI win by 51 runs (D/L) after Soumya, Tamim tons

    Soumya Sarkar is key as BCB XI's chase of 332 against West Indies nears the business end.

  • Theft in Minhazul Abedin Nannu’s house

    Burglary in Nannu's house

    Burglars broke into the home of Minhajul Abedin Nannu, chief selector of Bangladesh Cricket Board, in the capital and stole valuables

  • Sabbir Rahman and Soumya Sarker

    'Counselling for Sabbir, break for Soumya'

    Things could have been much better for Bangladesh cricket at this moment had two talented cricketers -- Sabbir Rahman and Soumya Sarker --delivered as per their potentials.

  • Bangladesh vs West Indies ODI Squad declared

    Anamul, Nazmul, Rahi in Tigers’ WI tour ODI squad

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announces Tigers’ ODI squad for the tour of West Indies which begins on July 22.

  • It's a very good initiative: Mash

    Aspiring cricketers from 32 academies across the Dhaka metropolitan zone will battle it out in the BCB Academy Cup, organised by the game development committee of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB).

  • Bangladesh Cricket Team Consultant Gary Kirsten

    Kirsten’s appointment in consultancy role in the final stages

    Bangladesh Cricket Board says that South African Gary Kirsten appointment as a consultant is in the final stages

  • Anamul Haque

    ‘Competition is a necessity’

    Anamul Haque Bijoy, who was dropped from the final of the home tri-series against Sri Lanka at the start of the year, says that domestic performances can help him come back to the international scene.