Saturday, December 9, 2023

Fans run riot at Fatullah, 3 injured

Three children received minor injuries on Friday when crowd hustled into the Fatullah stadium to see the warm-up match between visiting South Africa and Bangladesh Cricket Board XI. The entry was free for the game which had prompted many local people to flock to the stadium in their hundreds to see World Cup semi-finalists South ... Read more

SA serious even with warm-up

Visiting South African cricket team are taking their upcoming series against Bangladesh so seriously that they will be on their toes even during their only practice match of the tour scheduled at Fatullah today. All-rounder Jean Paul Duminy said on Thursday that he considers the series against Tigers does not start with the international Twenty20 on ... Read more

Proteas say sorry for security breach

The visiting South African cricket team apologised on Thursday to the Bangladesh authority for using a drone during a practice session in Dhaka that breached national security and general safety regulations. Bangladesh cricket authorities ordered a halt to use of the drone which had been taking photos of the South African players during the Proteas’ first ... Read more

SA take authorities by surprise with drone

Visiting South Africa sprung a surprise on Wednesday when they used a drone camera in their first training session, apparently to record the movement of the players. The team’s technical analyst Prasanna Agoram used the camera through a remote control to take an aerial view of the practice session, prompting an immediate protest from the ... Read more

Proteas land in Tigers’ den

The South African national cricket team arrived in Dhaka on Tuesday fully knowing the challenge that they are going to face during their visit of over a month. Batsman Faf du Plessis led the Twenty20 squad that landed Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 5:30pm, nine hours after their scheduled arrival. They were scheduled to arrive ... Read more