Monday, April 15, 2024

Team-man Mashrafee achieves personal feat

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza put the team first before his personal interest paving the way for Sakib al Hasan to reach 200-wicket milestone before him during the third one-day international against South Africa on Wednesday. Mashrafee was rewarded by cricket God for his sacrifice as he followed Sakib soon to achieve the feat in the ... Read more

‘Mashrafee rested, not dropped’

Holders Dhaka Gladiators said they had rested skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza for the Chittagong Kings match on Saturday not with any ill motive but on the advice of team’s physiotherapist. Gladiators clarified their position after a section of the media raised a question about his absence in the match, which they unexpectedly lost by 54 ... Read more

Surgery beckons Mashrafe again

Pace spearhead Mashrafe Bin Mortaza will fly to Australia next Saturday for another surgery on his right knee. The “Narail Express” made his return to international cricket in the home series against Australia last month after injuring his right knee in December last year but never looked hundred percent fit during the three-match

Missing Mashrafee

Some called him the most interviewed non-playing cricketer in the World Cup and some called the missing Tiger. But whatever one says about him, the former Bangladesh skipper remained the most sought-after cricketer to the Indian media on Friday ahead of their World Cup opening match against Bangladesh. The reason is simple. The only two ... Read more

Mashrafee, Siddons fall apart

Former captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza exchanged some heated words with coach Jamie Siddons on Tuesday following a recent comment of the Australian about his fitness. They fell apart after the coach told reporters on Sunday that he had no interest in Mashrafee, who is not in the World Cup squad and was yet to regain ... Read more

Siddons not interested in ‘unfit’ Mashrafee

The return of paceman Mashrafee bin Murtaza to competitive cricket hardly impressed coach Jamie Siddons despite the injury-prone bowler performing decently in his comeback match for Abahani in the Dhaka Premier League on Saturday. Mashrafee bowled all 10 overs of his quota to return with a wicket conceding 55 runs  and

Mashrafee happy at return

Out-of-favour paceman Mashrafee bin Murtaza returned to competitive cricket with a decent performance with the ball during the Dhaka Premier League title deciding match between Abahani and Mohammedan SC at the Fatullah stadium on Saturday.  Mashrafee, playing for Abahani, claimed a wicket for 55 runs in his 10 overs and also took

Mash vows to be fit before WC

Fast bowler Mashrafee bin Murtaza expressed his desire to give a last fight to regain his fitness before the World Cup when he visited the Sher-e Bangla National Stadium on Monday after arriving from Sri Lanka. Mashrafee looked confident after meeting Australian orthopaedic surgeon David Young in Colombo on January23, for his opinion on his ... Read more

Mashrafe doesn’t need op

Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has been told by Dr David Young to continue conservative rehabilitation to recover from his knee injury. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will receive an official report from the Australian orthopaedic surgeon and Mashrafe will be on the same programme from the time he arrives in the

Mashrafee to fly to SL

Fans continue to protest Former skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza will fly for Sri Lanka today to meet David Young to have his injured knee checked by the Australian orthopaedic surgeon amid continuing protests for his inclusion in the World Cup squad. He will meet Young, who is a regular visitor to Sri Lanka since the ... Read more

Protests all over for Mashrafee

Protes-ters in the hometown of pace bowler Mashrafee bin Murtaza observed a half-day general strike on Thursday following the former captain’s omission from Bangladesh’s final 15-man World Cup squad. They also burnt an effigy of coach Jamie Siddons and vandalised some vehicles in the district town of Narail, 300kms (188 miles) southwest of