Sunday, December 10, 2023

BCB finds an ally in PCB chief

Australia were ‘overly sensitive’ to postpone their tour of Bangladesh over security concerns, says Pakistan Cricket Board president Shahryar Khan, reports BCC Online. Bangladesh police are investigating the murder of an Italian aid worker who was shot on Monday, with the Islamic State group saying it is responsible.

BCB calls it ‘sad, unfortunate’

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Thursday regretted the decision of Cricket Australia to postpone the two-Test series against Tigers for safety concern, saying it was sad and unfortunate. ‘Many countries now face these kinds of threat for terror attacks, but we don’t see cricket getting stopped. It is being played everywhere,’ BCB president Nazmul Hasan ... Read more

Ponting could be dumped as captain: report

Bangkok Post Ricky Ponting could be in the final week of his nine-year reign as captain after a troubled build-up to the World Cup, a report said, citing a Cricket Australia official. The Sydney Morning Herald on Tuesday said there was stiff opposition at boardroom level to the 36-year-old retaining the job for next month’s ... Read more