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Captaincy Controversy involving Tamim

Published: February 10, 2014

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Tamim Iqbal ducked Tigers’ ‘secret’ training at the Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium yesterday complaining a sore shoulder. However, the left-handed opener might have had more reasons to be upset about on the day he quit vice-captaincy.

Like a bolt from the blue yesterday morning, the news of Tamim Iqbal’s decision to resign as Bangladesh’s vice-captain hit the public forum. In a rather unusual manner, the left-hander’s decision was first made public through his fan page on a social media website.


BCB concerned about the new proposal but stays put

Published: January 24, 2014

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The Bangladesh Cricket Board has refused to take a firm position against a plan to revamp the International Cricket Council even though it would deprive the Tigers of Test cricket for at least the next four years.


Stuart Law to end his term as Bangladesh coach

Published: April 16, 2012

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Stuart Law has resigned as Bangladesh coach after nine months in the job, citing family reasons.


Bangladesh wins Gold in Asian Games

Published: November 27, 2010

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Bangladesh’s 16th Asian Games campaign in Guangzhou provided a perfect picture of the country’s sports; where cricket is the heartbeat and the rest struggle.


Bangladesh Powerplay needs new philosophy

Published: October 23, 2010

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Mohammad Isam Mahbubul Alam, an experienced off-spinner from Rajshahi, said a season or two ago that whenever his captain would hand him the ball during the Powerplay restrictions, his face would break into a smile. Not a rueful one but it was genuine happiness. Mahbubul, better known as Mustakim, really loves to bowl when the Powerplay is on.


Bangladesh not losing hope

Published: March 15, 2010

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England put themselves on course for victory in the first Test after building a huge 434-run lead on the third day, but at least one courageous Bangladeshi was hoping for something miraculous to happen.


Bangladesh trailing by 445 runs with 5 wickets in hand

Published: March 13, 2010

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Bangladesh trailing by 445 runs with 5 wickets remaining in the 1st innings as the tigers lost 5 wickets on the second day of the first Test against England at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong Saturday afternoon. Mahmudullah scored 51 and Tamim Iqbal is on 81 not out.


Bangladesh made India look ordinary

Published: January 18, 2010

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Skipper Shakib Al Hasan and Shahadat Hossain equally shared eight wickets as Bangladesh pulled something special out of the ordinary on the first day of the opening Test against India at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium here yesterday.


None is invincible – Shakib

Published: January 17, 2010

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There was no other choice for Bangla-desh captain Shakib Al Hasan and coach Jamie Siddons than encountering what Virender Sehwag had just told about their team during the pre-match briefing yesterday.


Sri Lanka outclass Bangladesh

Published: January 9, 2010

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In the previous two defeats there was at least something to cheer about. But things turned very sour for the Tigers in their third encounter of the Idea Cup tri-nation tournament as Sri Lanka outclassed them with a massive nine-wicket victory at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.


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