Bangladesh will host the ICC Under-19 World Cup as per schedule in next year, said the Bangladesh Cricket Board chief executive officer Nizamuddin Chowdhury after a meeting of top cricket executives of different cricket boards in Dubai on Sunday. The International Cricket Council is expected to name an alternative venue for the tournament, though
Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday named its president AHM Mustafa Kamal as Bangladesh’s candidate for the International Cricket Council vice-president post for the next two years.
The nomination paved the way for Kamal to eventually become ICC chief as the vice-president usually takes over as president of the global cricket oversight
In the week when England host India at Lord’s in the 2,000th Test match, there was no room for any English players in an International Cricket Council (ICC) poll to decide cricket fans’ greatest Test team of all time.
Names like WG Grace, Jack Hobbs, Len Hutton, Jim Laker, Fred Trueman and Ian Botham were all overlooked as a quarter of a million fans voted on the website of the ICC, the sport’s ruling body, for the top
Bangladesh sided with India at the ICC meeting that sought to scrap the rotation policy despite the newest full-member nation has reasons to fall victim to any such decision.
Bangladesh Cricket Board president AHM Mustafa Kamal on Saturday admitted he voted in favour of scrapping the rotational presidency, though he said he did it on
The draft of the Future Tour Programme for 2012 to 2020 has a clear division among the Test playing countries, with England, Australia and India scheduled to play the most Tests, followed by Sri Lanka and South Africa. The FTP is to be finalised at the ICC’s annual conference in Hong Kong next week.
A working draft of the programme, which ESPNcricinfo has obtained, contains an official window
The Interna-tional Cricket Council has pointed a finger at Bangladesh for ambush marketing during the recently-concluded World Cup, said the officials on Sunday.
‘We have received a report from the ICC mentioning some attempts of ambush marketing in Bangladesh,’ said Ali Ahsan Babu, the host tournament director of World Cup local organising
Bangladesh Cricket Board president AHM Mustafa Kamal on Saturday welcomed the International Cricket Council’s move to amend the constitution to ensure free elections to its member boards.
The executive board of the ICC will consider two significant changes to its constitution in the two-day meeting beginning in Hong Kong
Beyond The Boundary
Run, rabbit run
Even as early as the third day of this World Cup, life for the minnows of this competition reflects a certain Hegelian truth; nasty, brutish and short. Sadly, for these teams it does not promise to get any better.
The ICC, in the form of Haroon Lorgat has taken on the role similar to those trying to protect them from harms way by denying them further access to this mother of all competitions in
They could not believe their eyes: the national cricket team heroes are here playing with them!
“Am I dreaming?” Ismat Ara Shyama asked herself, stopping for a while as she and her classmates surrounded Bangladesh players Junaed Siddique, Mahmudullah Riyad and Shahriar Nafees.
The three national cricketers yesterday went to the Kishalay Girls’ School and College in
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 Hasina and pressed the switch-on button. The prime minister hoped that hosting of the World Cup cricket would help cement international fraternity.
With the formal inaugural of the
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 unusual, three-wheeled
The Bangabandhu National Stadium (BNS) has a special place in the hearts of Bangladeshis, as it is where Bangladesh took its first tentative steps in top flight cricket. It had faded a bit when cricket was transferred to the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in 2005, but all the passion came roaring back as the revamped venue hosted the opening ceremony of the ICC Cricket World Cup
Australia ruled the roost in the previous two editions of the World Cup.
The Aussies still hold the number one spot in ODI ranking but they are a far cry from the teams that participated in the 2007 and 2009 World Cup. India has emerged as a team to reckon with, but they still lack the knock-out punch. South Africa is yet to sustain big match pressure. Sri Lanka and
Hundreds performed in the gala opening ceremony of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, but fourteen, were simply exceptional for their roles in the show as they entered the field with 14 captains of participating nations on their rickshaws after the welcome song performed by singers Arnob, Mila, Balam, Elita, Hridoy Khan, Kona and Tipu
The World Cup trophy will arrive in the city on February 3 and will be staying in Bangladesh until the opening ceremony, said the Local Organising Committee officials on Sunday.
Bangladesh, one of the co-hosts of the mega event along with India and Sri Lanka, will receive the Cup as a part of the ongoing trophy tour in the participating