Ashraful wary of Bishoo threat

Experienced Bangladesh batsman Mohammad Ashraful has rated Devendra Bishoo highly and said the young West Indies leg-spinner can be a big threat in the coming home series.
West Indies will arrive in Dhaka on October 4 to play a T20 international, three ODIs and two Tests during their 27-day stay

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Ashraful’s blast from the past

Mohammad Ashraful shone with both ball and bat to lead his Bangladesh A side to a six-wicket victory against South Africa A on Tuesday night at Buffalo Park in East London, in the first of five unofficial ODIs.
Only ten days ago South Africa had been battering Bangladesh in a four-day match, and in their home conditions were firm favourites to dominate the 50-over matches as well. However, the

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Bowling offers Ashraful the last straw

Embatt-led former skipper Mohammad Ashraful has planned to pay more attention to his bowling in order to retain his place in the Bangladesh’s starting line-up.
Ashraful, making a comeback in the playing XI after four one-day internationals, put in another miserable batting performance having been dismissed for just one run in Friday’s

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Ashraful might be the answer

Bangladesh have embarked on their World Cup journey with a performance that, at least with the bat, is encouraging. To be able to score 283 while under the pressure of chasing the huge total of 370, hints at some maturity among the batsmen. What cannot be glossed over, however, is the team’s obvious Achilles’ heel — the Powerplay. In a global tournament every advantage must be seized upon, and

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Ashraful just one big innings away

Experienced batsman and former captain Mohammad Ashraful believes he is just one big innings away from returning to his blistering best during the forthcoming World Cup.
Ashraful was one of the key figures in Bangladesh’s successful campaign in the West Indies four years ago but with another World Cup looming, he is still uncertain about his chances of

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