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  • New coach vows turnaround in Bangladesh woes June 11, 2014

    Dhaka: New Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusinghe said on Tuesday he wanted to turn international cricket's whipping boys into match-winners at home and abroad as he took up one of the toughest jobs in the game. The Sri Lankan, who previously coached the Sydney Thunder Twenty20 team, has taken over from Australian...
  • Bangladesh Cricket Board issues show-cause notice to Shakib Al Hasan April 5, 2014

    Mirpur: There seems to be no end to the troubles of Shakib Al Hasan. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has issued a showcause notice to country's premier all-rounder for making critical remarks about the national team during an interview with a local vernacular newspaper. Shakib has been given time till the...
  • ICC, BCB disappointed with outcome in BPL fixing case February 26, 2014

    Dubai: The ICC and the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday expressed disappointment after the tribunal investigating alleged corruption in the BPL, found one of the owners of Dhaka Gladiators guilty of "being party to an effort to fix" a match in the 2013 edition of the T20 league. Dhaka Gladiators' Shihab...
  • Injured Tamim Iqbal ruled out of Asia Cup February 23, 2014

    Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal will miss the coming Asia Cup due to a neck strain as the BCB selectors announced Bangladesh's squad for the tournament. The left-handed batsman had also missed Bangladesh's three-match one-day international series against Sri Lanka, which ended in a 3-0 rout. "We will not be getting Tamim...
  • Bangladesh allrounder Shakib suspended, to miss Asia Cup start February 22, 2014

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has suspended star allrounder Shakib Al Hasan for three matches after he was considered to have breached the board's code of conduct by "making an inappropriate gesture on live television" during the second ODI against Sri Lanka. "Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al Hasan has been penalised for breaching...
  • Bangladesh support revamp after Test status assurance January 30, 2014

    The 'Big three' are one vote away for the revamp to be completed after Bangladesh accepted the restructuring of ICC. ...
  • No decision on pulling out of tourney in Bangladesh: PCB December 13, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board's acting chairman Najam Sethi has made it clear that the PCB would take no unilateral decision about pulling out of the Asia Cup or the ICC World Twenty20 Championship in Bangladesh despite the growing security concerns in that country. "Both the events are multi-nation tournaments and providing...
  • BCB boss hopes unrest will end before T20 World Cup December 11, 2013

    Dhaka: Bangladesh's Cricket Board chief said on Tuesday he was hopeful the country could host next year's Twenty20 World Cup after the country's two main parties met in a bid to end a deepening political crisis. Nazmul Hassan's comments came a day after he expressed concern about whether the 16-team contest...
  • Unrest threatens to take T20 World Cup away from Bangladesh December 11, 2013

    Dhaka: A day after West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) cancelled its U-19 team's tour of Bangladesh due to a low-intensity bomb blast near the team hotel in Chittagong, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan admitted that the organisation of ICC World Twenty20 in the country next year is under...
  • Bangladesh wants WI U-19 team to stay on despite bomb blast December 10, 2013

    Chittagong: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) wants West Indies Under-19 team to reconsider its decision to pull out of the current tour. West Indies decision to withdraw was prompted by an explosion near the team hotel in Chittagong on Sunday as the country prepares for general election next month, reports...
  • ACSU's report on BPL likely to be released after August 12 July 27, 2013

    Dhaka: ICC's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit's report on the alleged corruption in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is likely to be out after August 12 as the Bangladesh Cricket Board has asked the investigation body to submit its report after the Eid-ul-Fitr holidays. BCB president Nazmul Hassan said the report will...
  • ICC ACSU report on corruption in BCB delayed June 30, 2013

    Dhaka: The ICC Anti-Corruption and Security Unit`s report on corruption in the Bangladesh Premier League has been delayed till at least the next month after officials sought more time to complete their investigation. The report has been delayed thrice before and according to Bangladesh Cricket Board President Nazmul Hassan, it...
  • ICC to deliberate on venues for T20 World Cup June 26, 2013

    London: The ICC is likely to deliberate on the venues for next year's Twenty20 World Cup, scheduled to be held in Bangladesh, during the governing body's annual conference here. The tournament is scheduled to be organised between March 16 and April 6 in Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) had recently raised...
  • Bangladesh may lose ICC membership, warns chief June 19, 2013

    Dhaka: Bangladesh might lose its ICC membership if the cricket board here doesn't hold its election according to the ICC's guideline, BCB president Nazmul Hassan has said. In order to minimise government interference and ensure that board chiefs are elected properly, the ICC had reportedly come up with some guidelines and...
  • Mohammad Ashraful apologises after admitting fixing June 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Bangladesh batsman and former captain Mohammad Ashraful has admitted to fixing and apologised for it after the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) suspended him until ICC's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) submits its report on investigations into fixing during the 2013 Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). "I should have not done...
  • Bangladesh suspend ex-captain Ashraful amid fixing probe June 4, 2013

    Dhaka: The Bangladesh Cricket Board has suspended former captain Mohammad Ashraful until the International Cricket Council's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit submits a report on investigations into suspected match-fixing and spot-fixing during this year's Bangladesh Premier League. "As Ashraful has confessed his involvement in fixing to the ACSU team, so he...
  • Bangladesh cricketers protest Dhaka Premier League delay April 21, 2013

    Dhaka: Bangladesh's domestic cricketers protested the delay in holding the Dhaka Premier League, the country's most popular domestic competition, at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Saturday. The protestors, including several international cricketers, have not played any domestic cricket since mid-February. The 12-team one-day competition is also the biggest source of...
  • ICC lauds Bangladesh board for banning corrupt umpire March 18, 2013

    Dubai: The ICC on Monday lauded the Bangladesh Cricket Board for imposing a 10-year ban on umpire Nadir Shah, who was caught negotiating money for favourable decisions in an Indian TV sting operation last year. Nadir was banned but another umpire, Sharfuddoula Ibne Shahid Saikat, who was also shown in...
  • Australian Shane Jurgensen named Bangladesh head coach February 9, 2013

    Dhaka: Australian Shane Jurgensen has been promoted from bowling coach to head coach of Bangladesh on a one-year deal, the Bangladesh Cricket Board said on Saturday. Jurgensen guided Bangladesh to a 3-2 one-day international series win against West Indies at home in December when acting as interim coach after Englishman Richard...
  • No moral binding to allow Pak players for BPL: PCB January 18, 2013

    Karachi: Miffed with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) after it backtracked on a promised tour of Pakistan, the PCB is yet to take a policy decision on whether to allow its players to take part in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). PCB Chairman Zaka Ashraf made it clear that after...
  • Bangladesh won't tour Pakistan over security December 31, 2012

    Bangladesh: Bangladesh are not going to tour Pakistan next month because of security concerns, the country's top cricket official said on Monday. Earlier this month, Bangladesh had agreed in principle to play a one-day international and a Twenty20 match against Pakistan, and the possible venue was Lahore where gunmen had attacked...
  • Bangladesh agree 'in principle' to tour Pak December 18, 2012

    Dhaka: Bangladesh have agreed in principle to tour Pakistan and become the first team to play international cricket there since an attack on Sri Lanka's team bus nearly four years ago, officials said on Monday. Pakistan have had to play their 'home' matches in venues ranging from Dubai to London...
  • PCB heads for confrontation with BCB December 16, 2012

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board appears to be heading for a confrontation with the Bangladesh Cricket Board after indicating to its counterpart that it would not be possible to send its players for the Bangladesh Premier League unless the BCB fulfills its commitment of touring Pakistan . Reliable sources in the...
  • Bangladesh could tour Pakistan at year-end November 1, 2012

    Dhaka: Bangladesh have provisionally committed to a tour of Pakistan at the end of the year depending on security arrangements and the results of discussions with the government, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hasan said on Thursday. "We have had a correspondence with the Pakistan Cricket Board over a tour...
  • Pybus steps down as Bangladesh coach October 24, 2012

    Dhaka: Richard Pybus has stepped down as Bangladesh head coach after he was unable to agree terms on a formal contract, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said on Wednesday. "We have received an email from the agent of Mr Pybus which stated that he is unwilling to continue as our head...
  • Bangladesh to tour Pakistan in December: Report October 24, 2012

    Islamabad: The Bangladesh Cricket Board has reportedly agreed to send its cricket team to Pakistan for three one-day internationals and two Twenty20s in December. The Daily Jang newspaper says new BCB president Nazmul Hasan will chair a meeting on Wednesday after which the tour will be announced. Bangladesh was scheduled to...
  • Bangladesh president's son named new BCB chief October 18, 2012

    Dhaka: Bangladeshi president's son Nazmul Hasan Papon has been made the new chief of that South Asian country's cricket authority. National Sports Council (NSC) chairman Ahad Ali Sarkar made the appointment on Wednesday as the incumbent president of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) A.H.M. Mustafa Kamal has recently been nominated...
  • Bangladesh board names politician as new chief October 17, 2012

    Dhaka: Bangladesh has named a ruling party Member of Parliament and business executive as the new president of its national cricket board. In a statement on Wednesday, the government says Nazmul Hasan, son of President Zillur Rahman, replaces AHM Mustafa Kamal who was recently made the vice president of the...
  • BCB to investigate alleged umpires corruption October 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Bangladesh Cricket Board has constituted a three-member committee to investigate into the allegations of fixing T20 matches by umpires as claimed by a television sting operation, a report said on Monday. According to Cricinfo, the BCB has formed a committee comprising its directors Sirajuddin Mohammad Alamgir and Mahmood Jamal,...
  • PCB keen on 'exchange programme' with SLC, BCB June 18, 2012

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is keen on signing "exchange" contracts with the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) and Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) under which their players will take part in the proposed Premier League Twenty20 tournament in Pakistan. "While we allow our players to go and play in the Sri...