Twenty-seven-member elite squad of the Bangladesh Cricket Board began their four-week long conditioning camp at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Saturday for the forthcoming home series against Australia. National team trainer Mario Villavarayen conducted the camp without six cricketers — Test skipper Mushfiqur Rahim, Sakib al Hasan, Mashrafee bin Murtaza,
Companies that have submitted Expression of Interest to own a franchise of the Bangladesh Premier League have been asked to submit their pay-order and bank guarantee by August 30, said the Bangladesh Cricket Board officials on Thursday. The BCB on August 18 announced that 11 companies have shown their interest to own a franchise of BPL, which will be
The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday announced a 27-member elite squad for a conditioning camp ahead of the home series against Australia.
The players will start their training from August 22 with opening two weeks focusing on strength and conditioning under trainer Mario Villavarayen.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board decided to bring the schedule of National Cricket League forward to give the national players some match practice ahead of their two-match Test series against Australia, officials said on Wednesday. NCL was scheduled to start from the first week of October but BCB decided to start it from mid-September following a request
The Bangladesh Cricket Board will not allow national cricketers Elias Sunny and Nadif Chowdhury to play in the domestic cricket unless they give a satisfactory explanation about their participation of a match in United States, officials said on Wednesday. The BCB said it will serve Sunny and Nadif a show-cause notice for playing in US, alongside banned former
The Bangladesh Cricket Board so far received a lukewarm response from the potential bidders of new Bangladesh Premier League franchise as only two corporate houses have submitted their expression of interest. The bidding will be completed for six new franchises and the BCB expects to get multiple bidding on the final day. Sources inside the BCB said
Bangladesh Cricket Board is planning to introduce the ‘players by choice’ system for the upcoming third edition of Bangladesh Premier League instead of traditional players’ auction, officials said on Sunday. The new edition of BPL is scheduled to be held from November 22 to December 15 after two years gap. The BCB also planned to make it a six-team affair and has invited
Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Saturday summoned the members of the technical committee to discuss the problems of national cricket team following their series of defeats against South Africa. The BCB formed the technical committee in January comprising six former national cricketers Jahangir Shah, Athar Ali Khan, ASM Faruque, Ishtiaque Ahmed,
The Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Saturday said they will introduce a Standard Operating Procedure to remove anomalies in issuing tickets and accreditation cards during the international series. There are widespread allegations about BCB’s distribution of tickets during international series as fans often accused the board that only handful amount of
Bangladesh Cricket Board on Tuesday said that it has asked the intelligence agencies to investigate a threat issued to South African cricketer Wayne Parnell by an anonymous caller at the weekend in Dhaka. Parnell reported the threat hours before the first Twenty20 international against Bangladesh on Sunday when received a phone call in his hotel room from a landline.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Saturday apologised to journalists after an on duty reporter covering Bangladesh’s home series against South Africa was assaulted by members of security committee. BCB’s security chief major retired Hossain Imam said they will arrange ‘counseling’ for the security committee members, popularly known as walkie-talkie force, to avoid similar incident.
Visiting South Africa sprung a surprise on Wednesday when they used a drone camera in their first training session, apparently to record the movement of the players. The team’s technical analyst Prasanna Agoram used the camera through a remote control to take an aerial view of the practice session, prompting an immediate protest from the Bangladesh Cricket Board.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board extended the contracts of two selectors Minhajul Abedin and Habibul Bashar only until its next meeting, said an official on Tuesday. Minhajul and Bashar, who are serving the selection committee since 2011, ended their term on Tuesday and were expecting to get a fresh term after national cricket team’s recent successes. However,
Former general secretary of the Bangladesh Cricket Board Aminul Huq Moni breathed his last on Sunday night at United Hospital in Dhaka. He was 66. He was put on a life support at city’s United Hospital since he suffered a massive heart-attack on April 8 after he had been ill for the last two years. He was buried at the Azimpur graveyard after a couple of namaz-e-janaja
The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Tuesday said that it will resume the scandal-hit Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 tournament in December this year. BPL was marred by allegations of match-fixing and non-payment of local and international players and was postponed just after its second season in 2013. Former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful, Sri Lankan
Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan said on Monday that the International Cricket Council will investigate the alleged involvement of Bangladeshi
players in match-fixing or spot-fixing during international matches.
The name of former national skippers Khaled Mahmud
For some strange reason, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is silent over the spot fixing issue, rocking the country over the past few weeks. After the BCB president, Nazmul Hassan Papon, met Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) members, it was expected that he would disclose something, as names of the country’s top cricketers had come up. But that did not happen.
The National Sports Council and the Bangladesh Cricket Board were served with a legal notice on Thursday asking why they should not take initiative of holding an election to the cricket oversight body.
Barrister Mahbub Shafique served the notice on behalf two former BCB councilors, Reaz Ahmed Babu and Moshiur Rahman, known as close aides to former BCB director
Clubs left it on the Bangladesh Cricket Board to decide the grading of players for the forthcoming Dhaka Premier League, which is scheduled to start on July 1.
Representative of the 12 participating clubs sat in a meeting at Kalabagan on Wednesday and decided not to interfere in the matter, which already sparked
League to start on July 1, rotational policy for players
The Bangladesh Cricket Board decided to start the Dhaka Premier League from July 1 with the players’ recruitment to be made through rotational policy on June 20,
said BCB president Nazmul Hasan on Tuesday.
All the representatives of the DPL clubs sat with