Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Bangladesh gets a cricketing cracker

Mandira Bedi and her peers have some competition from Nawsheen Nahreen Mou across the border in Bangladesh. She may have set the stage on fire with her presence in the opening night of the the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 but Nawsheen Nahreen Mou is at ease with her glamour. The Bangladeshi

Cricket gala begins

The 10th Cricket World Cup, a 49-match six-week sporting marathon was formally launched by Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina amidst thunderous cheers here this evening in the renovated Bangabandhu National Stadium in a blaze of colour and pageantry. “ It gives me great pleasure to declare the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup open,” said Sheikh ... Read more

Skippers in rickshaws as World Cup opens

Captains of the 14 competing teams at the World Cup paraded through Dhaka’s historic Bangabandhu Stadium on Thursday in brightly coloured rickshaws, the transport of choice in this teeming city. Protected by a sheet of bullet-proof glass, Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina watched as home skipper Shakib Al Hasan brought up the rear of the ... Read more