Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Razzak eyes top spot in bolwers’ ranking

Left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak has set his sights on the number one spot of the ICC ranking for one-day bowlers and doing it in the forthcoming World Cup would be just an icing on the cake for him. Razzak is not too far from realising his dream as he is currently ranked number three in ... Read more

Mahmudullah ready to make an impact

Mahmud-ullah promised to make an impact in the impending World Cup after the all-rounder had rediscovered his batting and bowling form and is confident to leave his recent bad patch in international cricket behind him. After playing in every game of all formats since the tour of West Indies in 2009,

Ashraful just one big innings away

Experienced batsman and former captain Mohammad Ashraful believes he is just one big innings away from returning to his blistering best during the forthcoming World Cup. Ashraful was one of the key figures in Bangladesh’s successful campaign in the West Indies four years ago but with another World Cup looming, he is still uncertain about ... 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 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

Mr Dependable Roqibul

Born into a middle-class family in Jamalpur, Roqibul Hassan, the youngest one of nine siblings, burst onto the cricket scene when the Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishthan held a camp for the under-16 batsmen in his home town early in 2001. Roqibul never got his chance to study at the BKSP, but showed his class in ... Read more

Mashrafe out

Mashrafe Mortaza, the Bangladesh allrounder, has not been included in the 15-man squad for the World Cup. Mortaza had injured his right knee while playing club cricket in Dhaka in December and was striving to recover in time for the tournament. He had begun bowling off a short run-up during net sessions in the last ... Read more

Tigers’ squad on hold

To be disclosed tomorrow after review The country will have to wait till the last day of deadline to know the Tigers’ World Cup squad after the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) decided to announce the 15-member team on January 19. After a marathon meeting of the technical and evaluation committee that lasted more than three ... Read more