April 2009 News

Bangladesh will host 8 matches including Opening Ceremony and 2 QT Finals

Published: April 29, 2009

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Bangladesh will stage eight matches at two grounds as well as the opening ceremony on February 18, 2011. India will host 29 of the 49 matches across eight venues and Sri Lanka will host 12 in three venues.


Bangladesh Twenty20 team started Training

Published: April 29, 2009

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Bangladesh national team all set to get back to their business today as they would start their formal practice session for the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 Cricket Cup to be held in England in next June.The selectors however announced a 21-player name shorting it from the preliminary 30-member squad on Monday.


Habib Group-Port city Cricket League (PCL) to starts on Saturday

Published: April 29, 2009

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Preparation for the country’s first-ever Twenty20 tournament, “Habib Group-Port city Cricket League (PCL), to start on Saturday next at Chittagong’s MA Aziz Stadium, is now at its finishing stage. The eight participating teams and organisers are equally caught up in an enthusiastic mood to set up everything. Besides the stadium arena wore a festive look too.


Facts about The Habib Group Port City Cricket League (PCL) T20 in Bangladesh

Published: April 29, 2009

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Name of the Tournament:
Port City League (PCL)

Total Prize Money:
Total budget for this tournament is 2.40 Crore Taka. The champions will receive Tk 15 lakh as prize money and the runners-up Tk 5 lakh. Man of the match will get Tk 10,000 while league’s best player will get Tk 25,000 and highest scorer and highest wicket-taker Tk 15,000 each.


PCL Port City Twenty20 Cricket tournament Auction

Published: April 26, 2009

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Amid colours, deafening sounds and nonstop flashing of lights, auction of 48 cricketers for the country’s first-ever Twenty20 tournament, the PCL (Port City Cricket League) 2009, was held yesterday at Chittagong Club auditorium with dashing Tigers opener and local boy Tamim Iqbal stealing the show with a whopping Tk 7.70 lakh price.


Mashrafee Murtaza debut for Kolkata Knight Riders

Published: April 10, 2009

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Bangladesh vice-captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza made his debut for Kolkata Knight Riders when he claimed 1-33 in his four overs to help the side beat Free State by nine wickets in a warm-up game at Bloemfontein on Wednesday.