Ashraful was suspended for five years from cricket after he was caught involved in a match-fixing scandal in 2013 edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).
Shakib Al Hasan's ban is shock to the system, hard to explain what he must be going through, says Mohammad Ashraful
Ashraful, who was indicted in a corruption case in the Bangladesh Premier League, offered support to Shakib, saying it's going to be tough 12 months for one of the most iconic players that Bangladesh have produced.
Tri-nation T20I series: Hamilton Masakadza retires with final hurrah in face-saving win for Zimbabwe, says he has 'no regrets'
The 36-year-old Masakadza was given a guard of honour by both sides as he came in to bat and then hit 71 off 42 balls to take Zimbabwe to an impressive seven-wicket victory
Zimbabwe captain Hamilton Masakadza to retire from all forms of game after T20I series in Bangladesh
Masakadza bows out having played 38 Tests, in which he scored 2,223 runs, including five centuries and eight fifties, 209 one-day internationals and more than 60 Twenty20 internationals.
Bangladesh former captain Mohammad Ashraful eyes national team comeback after five-year ban for match fixing
Former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful has set his sights on a comeback with the national side after his five-year ban for match-fixing ended.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: From one-run wins to viral controversies, the five most feisty India-Bangladesh clashes
As India take on Bangladesh in the semi-final of the Champions Trophy, here's a look at the top five clashes between the two sides:
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India will be under more pressure against Bangladesh says Habibul Bashar and Mohammad Ashraful
Former Bangladesh captains, Habibul Bashar and Mohammad Ashraful said India are the defending champions and it's no secret that they will be under more pressure also adding it will be the biggest game for Bangladesh too.
A probe has been launched into allegations by a player that he was asked to fix matches during the latest scandal-hit Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Twenty20 tournament.
It seems as if Rajasthan Royals leg-spinner Pravin Tambe might have attracted fresh trouble. According to a report in ESPNCricinfo, Tambe has participated alongside banned Bangladesh batsman Mohammad Ashraful in a private T20 tournament in the USA.
These concerns come in the wake of various scandals relating to spot-fixing and betting in lucrative domestic T20 leagues like the Indian Premier League, Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) and the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL).
Former Bangladesh cricket coach Jamie Siddons says ex-captain Mohammad Ashraful shouldn't be judged too harshly for his involvement in match-fixing because he was likely ensnared by the "powerful beast of underworld gambling" at an early age.
Six of the eight teams taking part, including their support staff, have been given an hour long presentation by ACSU officials on how to spot danger signs and raise concerns. New Zealand and England will receive their presentation after today's match.
News of Ashraful's suspension broke today, at a time when the spot-fixing and betting scandal in cricket in India has rocked the sport.
BCB President Nazmul Hassan said that Ashraful confessed to fixing to the Anti-Corruption and Security Unit.