May 2009 News

ICC World Twenty20 – Shakib back smiling

Published: May 15, 2009

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The world’s No 1 all-rounder in one-day cricket has been out of action since end of February due to an inflammation at the front of the pelvis within the pubic bone and muscle attachments. The condition is known as Osteitis Pubis (OP) and can cause acute and chronic groin pain.


Mashrafe Bin Mortaza must play!

Published: May 12, 2009

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It was tolerable for the first three games but after the Kolkata Knight Riders ignored Mashrafe Bin Mortaza for the tenth consecutive time, patience is running thin for millions of cricket fans in the country.


GP-BCB Academy Cricket team in trouble

Published: May 12, 2009

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The BCB National Cricket Academy team were struggling at 118 for six at the end of the second day’s play against the visiting Sri Lanka Development Squad at the Chittagong Divisional Stadium on Monday.
After resuming at 306-3 the visitors were all out for 423 in 128.1 overs.


Bangladesh Under-19 seals series win over Srilanka

Published: May 8, 2009

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Lower-order bats Abul Hasan and Shaker Ahmed kept their cool to take Bangladesh Under-19s home by two wickets against Sri Lanka Under-19s in the fourth one-dayer at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday. The victory meant that the home side have won the series 3-1 with a game in hand.


Dhaka Sports Club moved into semi-final of the Port-city cricket League

Published: May 8, 2009

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Dhaka Sports Club moved into the semi-final of the Port-city cricket League after winning their third successive match, this time against Ispahani SC by seven runs, at the MA Aziz Stadium on Thursday.
The victory ensured their group championship and set up a final-four clash with Chittagong Abahani, who finished runners-up in the other group, despite a 21-run win over arch-rivals Chittagong Mohammedan on the same day.


Abahani on top beating Mohammedan PCL Twenty20 tournament

Published: May 8, 2009

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Abahani came out on top in the local derby, beating Mohammedan Sporting Club by 21 runs in the second match of the Habib Group PCL Twenty20 tournament at the MA Aziz Stadium here yesterday. Though Abahani reached the semifinals stage before the match and Mohammedan are already out of the tournament, the match created huge anticipation among the players and the viewers as well.


Bangabandhu National Stadium BNS for World Cup 2011 Cricket Matches

Published: May 8, 2009

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A group of cricket organisers have demanded that some matches of World Cup 2011 be staged at the Bangabandhu National Stadium along with the opening ceremony.
The organisers, many of whom are the councilliors of the Bangladesh Cricket Board, placed their demand at a press conference on Thursday, saying it was necessary to uphold the cricketing tradition of the country.
‘Cricket in Bangladesh had been nurtured and developed centring the stadium. It is a part of our glorious cricket history, so we should host a few of our eight World Cup matches here,’ said Abid Hossain, a Brothers Union official.


Tamim Iqbal proves his worth again in Port City Cricket League

Published: May 6, 2009

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Tamim Iqbal, the highest-paid player of the Port city Cricket League, made his money worth spending, winning his second successive man-of-the-match trophy to guide Chittagong Abahani to a five-wicket win over Top Sports at the MA Aziz Stadium on Tuesday.


PCL T20 Chittagong 2009 – Ispahani and Brothers win big

Published: May 5, 2009

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Chitta-gong Mohamme-dan’s hopes of progressing to the semi-final of the Port-city Cricket League were severely dented when they suffered their second successive defeat in the competition, this time by 46 runs against Brothers Union at the MA Aziz Stadium on Monday.


Bangladesh Team for Twenty20 Cricket World cup in England

Published: May 4, 2009

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Bangladesh today selected two uncapped top-order batsmen and recalled three bowlers for the World Twenty20 championships in England next month.


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