Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan smells conspiracy behind players' strike but says India tour on
Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan on Tuesday said the national players' unprecedented strike seems to be a "conspiracy" to destabilise the game in the country but remains hopeful that the upcoming tour of India will go on as per schedule.
Bangladesh will host Zimbabwe for a tri-nations Twenty20 tournament in September despite the African nation being suspended by the game's world body, an official of the Bangladesh Cricket Board said on Thursday.
New Zealand mosque shooting: Bangladesh cricketers 'three to four' minutes from being caught up in massacre
We were very close, we could see the mosque. We were maximum 50 yards away. I would say we are very lucky, said Bangladesh team manager Khaled Mashud
The ruling means Smith, currently serving a one-year ban from international cricket over a ball-tampering scandal, is free to play for Comilla Victorians in the next edition of the BPL starting on 5 January.
Women's Twenty20 Asia Cup: Bangladesh team showered with cash rewards from cricket board after title triumph
The Bangladesh Cricket Board announced a 20 million taka ($236,000) cash reward for the team and promised to review salaries.
"Shakib will join the squad today and we will assess him further to see if he can play in our next game," selector Habibul Bashar told AFP
Bangladesh's star Shakib Al Hasan requests BCB for 6-month break from Test cricket to refresh his body
Shakib Al Hasan's request for the Test break comes amid concerns over player fatigue, as well as criticism that players are prioritising earning money over representing their countries.
Former Bangladesh captain Khaled Mahmud Sujon suffered a stroke on Saturday morning and is likely to be flown to Singapore for treatment.
Gambling is illegal in Bangladesh, whose cricket authorities had thrown out four Indian nationals last year for suspected involvement in gambling during a Twenty20 tournament.