Australia have agreed to compensate Bangladesh for this month’s postponed tour but did not give any dates of their next visit, Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan said on Friday. ‘They apologised to us time and time again for postponing the series,’ said Nazmul after his return from Dubai, where he attended the board meeting ... Read more
A week after Australia called off their tour to Bangladesh citing ‘security fears’, former Australia captain Ian Chappell has said the ICC needs to step in and coordinate security efforts. He also said he believed the decision might have been a ‘little different’ had a similar situation arisen ahead of a tour to India. ‘The ICC ... Read more
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.
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
The Bangladesh Cricket Board did not give up their hope to revive the home series against Australia despite Cricket Australia asked its cricketers on Wednesday to leave the camp to join their state teams. The BCB was expecting the CA to give a decision today when it sits in a meeting with outcome of a ... Read more
The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Tuesday was hoping against hope to revive the home series against Australia after a series of events over the last few days has thrown it into serious doubt. Cricket Australia has not communicated with the BCB about its decision till late in the evening of Tuesday, leaving BCB in an ... Read more
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