Arambagh relegated to first division for fixing

Bangladesh Football Federation has relegated Arambagh Krira Sangha to the first-division for two years on Sunday for their involvement in match-fixing in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League.
Earlier, Arambagh were set to be relegated from the BPL after finishing 12th out of 13 teams in the running edition and were supposed to play in the

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NCL fixing allegation quashed

The Bangladesh Cricket Board dismissed the allegation of match-fixing between Dhaka Metropolis and Rangpur Division in their final round match at National Cricket League, said an official on Wednesday.
Khulna lodged a formal complaint on March 19 claiming that the match, which Rangpur won by 102 runs to earn their maiden title in NCL, had been fixed.

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BCB to form committee on match-fixing probe

The Bangladesh Cricket Board will launch an investigation committee to probe the alleged match-fixing in the National Cricket League, said BCB president Nazmul Hasan on Saturday. BCB is expected to take immediate actions in this regard as they maintained zero tolerance in previous cases related with match-fixing corruptions. ‘We would form an investigation committee

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BCB to dig deep into NCL fixing claim

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is all set to investigate the allegation of match-fixing in the National Cricket League final round match between Dhaka Metropolis and Rangpur Division, said BCB officials on Tuesday. Rangpur earned their maiden title in NCL, country’s traditional first-class tournament, after beating Metropolis by 102 runs at BKSP. Khulna were among

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Salim’s new fixing bomb!

Country’s cricket fans were jolted with another match-fixing bombshell on Saturday when a private television channel aired a scroll claiming Dhaka Gladiators owner Salim Chowdhury to have implicated former national skipper Habibul Bashar in the scandal.
The news spread very quickly to make the life of Bashar,

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Tears earn Ashraful more sympathy than hate

Mohammad Ashraful may have his cricketing career at risk after the Bangladesh Cricket Board suspended him indefinitely on charge of match-fixing, but his tearful confession
on television has earned him more of sympathy than hate.
Questions are also rife whether the cricket board made

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Ashraful feels relieved

Former national skipper Mohammad Ashraful, who was banned from cricket temporarily, said that he felt relieved after he had apologised in public for his involvement in match-fixing.
Ashraful broke the silence to the media hours later after the Bangladesh Cricket Board had banned him for making a confession to the Anti Corruption and Security

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Ashraful suspended sans match-fixing probe

Mohammad Ashraful, former skipper of Bangladesh, was kept off from any cricketing activities under the Bangladesh Cricket Board’s (BCB) jurisdiction until the final report of the Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) on investigations into suspected match-fixing and spot-fixing allegations in this year’s BPL is submitted. The decision was taken based on Ashraful’s

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The rise and fall of a superstar

No one related with Bangladesh cricket could possibly have envisaged the rise and fall of Mohammad Ashraful, the country’s first cricket superstar.
Ever since he made his bow in a Test match against Sri Lanka in 2001 as a precocious 17-year old, the only way was up for the big-hitting batsman.

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Ashraful awaits fate today

The Bangladesh Cricket Board could seal the fate of batman Mohammad Ashraful after his confession of match-fixing to the ICC Anti Corruption and Security Unit when it sits in an emergency meeting today.
The meeting was called to apprise the BCB members about the ongoing investigation into the match-fixing scandal in the Bangladesh Premier League by ACSU.

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Mushfiq mum on fixing saga

National skipper Mushfiqur Rahim kept mum regarding the ongoing match-fixing saga that had shocked the people of the whole country since it came to light this week.
‘It is an issue on which I wish not to make any comments,’ Mushfiq told reporters at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Monday. ‘We try to play with our hundred

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Murali wants Hashan to prove allegations

Retired Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan wants his former team-mate Hashan Tillakaratne to either furnish proof of match-fixing by the country’s cricketers or stop making such allegations as he might just end up being sued.
“I don’t know why he has said this. If somebody is making such claims, he should first give

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Tillakaratne to take fixing claims to ICC

Former Sri Lanka captain Hashan Tillakaratne said on Tuesday he was ready to share information on alleged match-fixing with the International Cricket Council, the game’s world governing body.
Tillakaratne, now an opposition politician, said he will name those involved in match-fixing to ICC officials, after claiming last week that Sri Lanka players had been fixing matches since

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Tillekaratne to talk about match fixing

Former Sri Lanka Test captain Hashan Tillekaratne will be making a special statement tomorrow at the Western Province Provincial Council regarding the match fixing allegations made by him.
The former Sri Lanka cricket captain Hashan Tillekaratne made a sensational revelation that match fixing has been common in Sri Lanka’s cricket and promised that he would come out with the

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