Bangladesh Premiere League

  • Bangladesh says ICC let fixed matches to go ahead June 13, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh has accused anticorruption investigators from the International Cricket Council of allowing a match in a scandalplagued Twenty20 tournament to go ahead even though it knew it was fixed. A report from a special tribunal set up by the Bangladesh board said the ICC's Anti Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU)...
  • New Zealand's Lou Vincent pleads guilty in fixing investigation February 27, 2014

    Wellington: Former New Zealand Test cricketer Lou Vincent has pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to report an approach from an illegal bookmaker while playing in the Bangladesh Premier League. The opening batsman was one of nine players investigated by anti-corruption officials in Bangladesh and was one of three to...
  • Dhaka Gladiators owner convicted of match-fixing February 27, 2014

    Dhaka: A special tribunal convicted one of the owners of the Dhaka Gladiators on Wednesday of match-fixing in the tainted Bangladesh Premier League, while three international cricketers pleaded guilty in the 2013 scandal, officials said. Shihab Jishan Chowdhury, managing director of the reigning BPL champions, was found guilty of one charge...
  • Kent's Darren Stevens cleared in Bangladesh corruption probe February 26, 2014

    Kent cricketer Darren Stevens has been found not guilty by an International Cricket Council (ICC) tribunal of failing to report an illegal approach while playing in the Bangladesh Premier League in 2013. The 37-year-old all-rounder had been charged with two counts of failing to report a corrupt approach while playing for...
  • Ravi Bopara was under ICC matchfixing scanner, claims report October 26, 2013

    London: England's Indianorigin cricketer Ravi Bopara was investigated by the International Cricket Council's AntiCorruption and Security Unit after an inquiry into this year's Bangladesh Premier League. The England and Essex batsman was almost suspended for an alleged failure to supply various documents in time, The Times newspaper reported here Saturday. Bopara, who...
  • Bangladeshi cricketers deny corruption charges August 27, 2013

    Two Bangladeshi cricketers declared their innocence on Tuesday after confirming they were among those charged with match-fixing following a probe earlier this month by the sport's world body. Paceman Mahbubul Alam and left-arm spinner Mosharraf Hossain said they would defend themselves against charges of fixing in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL),...
  • English cricketer Stevens reveals Bangladesh corruption charge August 14, 2013

    London: English cricketer Darren Stevens on Wednesday admitted to being charged by the International Cricket Council (ICC) with failure to report attempted corruption in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). The ICC announced on Tuesday that seven people had been charged with matchfixing in the BPL, with a further two accused...
  • ACSU's report on BPL likely to be released after August 12 July 27, 2013

    Dhaka: ICC's AntiCorruption 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 EidulFitr holidays. BCB president Nazmul Hassan said the report will...
  • ICC ACSU report on corruption in BCB delayed June 30, 2013

    Dhaka: The ICC AntiCorruption and Security Units 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's ACSU to recommend stronger anticorruption laws June 26, 2013

    London: In order to prosecute players, match officials and franchise owners found guilty of corrupt practices in domestic T20 leagues such as IPL, the ICC's AntiCorruption and Security Unit (ACSU) is likely to recommend stronger anticorruption laws to its members. Sir Ronnie Flannagan, the chairman of the ACSU, is expected...
  • 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 AntiCorruption and Security Unit (ACSU) submits its report on investigations into fixing during the 2013 Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). "I should have not done...
  • ICC to probe Mohammad Ashraful's matchfixing link May 30, 2013

    Dhaka: The International Cricket Council is probing allegations of matchfixing in Bangladesh cricket with former captain Mohammad Ashraful among those being questioned, local officials said on Thursday. ICC anticorruption inspectors were investigating allegations of wrongdoing during a match in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), a spokesman for the Bangladesh Cricket Board...
  • Bangladesh player linked to IPL spotfixing: sources May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Involvement of a prominent Bangladeshi player, who never played in the IPL, has now emerged in the IPL spotfixing scandal, police sources told CNNIBN on Wednesday. Investigation moved forward at a rapid pace on Wednesday when name of the BCCI president N Srinivasan's soninlaw Gurunath Meiyappan, who is also...
  • Chittagong Kings edge out Sylhet Royals to enter final February 18, 2013

    Mirpur: Chittagong Kings pipped Sylhet Royals by three wickets on Monday in the semifinal of Bangladesh Premier League to enter the final where they will lock horns with Dhaka Gladiators on Tuesday. Mahmudullah, the captain of Chittagong Kings, won the toss and opted to field. His bowlers vindicated the decision...
  • ChittagongSylhet semis postponed to Monday due to rain February 17, 2013

    Dhaka: The Bangladesh Premier League semifinal between Chittagong Kings and Sylhet Royals was washed out without a single a ball being bowled here on Sunday. The match will now be played on Monday, according to governing council secretary Ismail Haider Mallick. He also added that if the rain continues on Monday and...
  • Chittagong Kings pip Duronto Rajshahi to enter semifinal February 16, 2013

    Mirpur: Chittagong Kings pipped Duronto Rajshahi by four wickets on Saturday to set up a semifinal clash with Sylhet Royals. Mukhtar Ali, skipper of Duronto Rajshahi, won the toss and opted to bat but Taskin Ahmed bowled with demonic precision to chalk up three wickets to reduce Duronto Rajshahi...
  • 'Gaylestorm' takes Dhaka Gladiators into final of BPL February 15, 2013

    Dhaka: After dominating the first 10 overs of their semifinal game against Dhaka Gladiators, Sylhet Royals where hit by the 'Gaylestorm' that took Dhaka to the final of the second season of Bangladesh Premier League on Friday. Chris Gayle proved to be the difference as he scored 114 off just...
  • Dhaka Gladiators beat Chittagong Kings by 29 runs February 14, 2013

    Mirpur: Dhaka Gladiators continued their dominance in the Bangladesh Premier League 2013 as they beat Chittagong Kings by 29 runs on Thursday to notch up their ninth victory of the tournament. Enamul Haque won the toss and put Dhaka Gladiators to bat. Though Joshua Cobb departed early, Tillakratne Dilshan...
  • Indian bookie barred from entering Bangladesh stadiums February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: An Indian bookie from Hyderbadad has been barred by the Bangladesh Cricket Board from entering any of their stadiums after he was found "sending a lot of text messages" during the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) matches at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Monday. Durga Prasad was...
  • BPL: Mohammad Ashraful ton downs Khulna Royal Bengals February 11, 2013

    Mirpur: Mohammad Ashraful moved past his previous Twenty20 best of 73 with a ballistic century to power Dhaka Gladiators to an eightwicket win over Khulna Royal Bengals on Monday at the ShereBangla Stadium. Chasing a target of 176 after Australian import Travis Birt hit an unbeaten 94, Dhaka were taken...
  • Dhaka Gladiators rout Barisal Burners to claim top position in points table February 9, 2013

    Mirpur: Dhaka Gladiators routed Barisal Burners by eight wickets on Saturday to claim the top position in the points table of the Bangaldesh Premier League 201213. Barisal Burners' skipper Brad Hodge won the toss and opted to bat but his decision went horribly wrong as his team could manage just...
  • Chittagong Kings thump Sylhet Royals by 119 runs February 8, 2013

    Mirpur: Chittagong Kings thrashed Sylhet Royals by 119 runs in an one sided encounter in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League on Friday. Batting first, Kings made a huge 193 for 4 and then bowled out Royals for 74. After winning the toss, Royals chose to field first but things did...
  • BPL: Ryan ten Doeschate sets up rout of Khulna Royal Bengals February 7, 2013

    Mirpur: Ryan ten Doeschate roared to life in the Bangladesh Premier League as Chittagong Kings made a meal of Khulna Royal Bengals here on Thursday. The Netherlands and Essex allrounder thumped an unbeaten 95 off just 61 deliveries to power Chittagong to 156 for 5, after which Kevon Cooper and...
  • Burners and Rajshahi record important wins February 4, 2013

    Dhaka: Barisal Burners and Duronto Rajshahi registered easy wins against Khulna Royal Bengals and Rangpur Riders respectively in the Bangladesh Premier League on Monday. The Burners are now seventh with six points from eight matches, while the Rajshahi jump up to third with eight points from eight matches. In a very...
  • Chittagong Kings thrash Dhaka Gladiators by 54 runs February 2, 2013

    Chittagong: Chittagong Kings registered their second consecutive victory in the Bangladesh Premier League by thrashing muchfancied Dhaka Gladiators by 54 runs on Saturday. Dhaka Gladiators's skipper Mohammad Ashraful opted to field and his bowlers' did a fine job by bowling Chittagong Kings out for 142 in 20 overs. Naeem Islam...
  • BPL: Taylor wins it for Chittagong Kings February 1, 2013

    Chittagong: Chittagong Kings skipper Brendan Taylor led from the front and cracked an unbeaten 69 to power his team to a eightwicket victory over Khulna Royal Bengals on Friday. Taylor won the toss and put Khulna Royals to bat. His bowlers ratified his decision and restricted the opposition to 136...
  • BPL: Mahmood powers Burners to Victory February 1, 2013

    Chittagong: In an exciting day in the Bangladesh Premier League, Sylhet Royals and Barisal Burners went past Rangpur Riders and Chittagong Kings respectively in close encounters. In the first match of the day, the Royals beat Riders by five wickets with three balls to go, and later in the day...
  • BPL: Rangpur prevail over Khulna in low scoring match January 29, 2013

    Chittagong: Fidel Edwards fourwicket haul powered Rangpur Tigers to 33run victory over Khulna Royal Bengals in a low scoring match of Bangladesh Premier League on Tuesday. Rangpur won the toss and opted to bat and could only manage to put up 122 on the board with all the toporder batsmen failing...
  • BPL: Gladiators thrash Royals by 31 runs January 29, 2013

    Chittagong: Darren Stevens 55 off 35 balls helped Dhaka Gladiators to thrash Sylhet Royals by 31 runs in the Bangladesh Premier League here on Tuesday. Royals made the wrong decision by opting to field, as Gladiators posted 158 for 5 in 20 overs. Openers Joshua Cobb and Mohammad Ashraful gave the...
  • BPL: Rajshahi triumph over Burners in a run feast January 29, 2013

    Chittagong: Duronto Rajshahi notched up their second win of this season edging out a Barisal Burners by four runs in a match that saw over 400 runs being scored in 40 overs at the MA Aziz Stadium, Chittagong on Monday. After winning the toss, Rajshahi captain Jahurul Islam opted to bat...