Thursday, February 22, 2024

Du Plessis hails new no-ball rule

South Africa’s Twenty20 captain Faf du Plessis on Saturday welcomed the new cricket rule which allows free hits after all kinds of no-balls in limited-over games. The new rule will come in effect today when South Africa play Bangladesh in the first of the two Twenty20 internationals at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. Besides the no-ball ... Read more

T20 WC ’14 logo launches today

The members of the International Cricket Council and Bangladesh Cricket Board will host a colourful programme today at a city hotel to launch the logo of the ICC World Twenty20 2014 to be hosted in Bangladesh. The one-and-a-half hour programme will have several segments that include music and dance from renowned artists along with a magic ... Read more

Kamal gets BCB nod for top ICC post

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

ICC accuses Bangladesh of ambush marketing

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