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Shakib banks on spin-friendly Guyana pitch to seal series

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MNA Sports Desk: Shakib Al Hasan feels the spinner-friendly pitch in Providence presents Bangladesh a great chance of winning the series against the Windies with one game left to play. Bangladesh lead the three-match one-day international series after winning the first match by 48 runs, reports media. ‘We have the best chance in Guyana,’ Hasan told reporters ahead of the second ODI, to be played on Wednesday, 25 July. ‘This is perhaps the only wicket in West Indies that is known for assisting the spinners and we have got a good track record here.’ ‘We will try to wrap the ...

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Shakib named best sportsman of the year

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MNA Sports Desk: Bangladesh Sports Press Association (BSPA) on Saturday named world famed all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan as the best sportsman of the year 2017. It chose Shakib, Bangladesh Test and T20 captain, over shooter Arnab Sharar Ladaf and promising booter Zafar Iqbal. Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza was adjudged the most popular player of the year to win the ‘Popular Choice Award’ by direct vote of the sports fans defeating shortlisted Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah Riyad and footballer Zafar Iqbal. The Kool-BSPA Sports Awards-2017, a regular event of Bangladesh Sports Press Association (BSPA), were ceremonially handed over in ...

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Shakib’s behaviour reported by world media

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MNA Sports Desk: Bangladesh T20 skipper Shakib Al Hasan, who is captaining Dhaka Dynamites in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), landed in a major controversy for his behaviour during a match after the umpire rejected the LBW appeal. The incident happened against Comilla Victorians on Monday when the latter needed 74 runs off 68 balls to win the game. Imrul Kayes was on strike when the veteran Bangladesh all-rounder appealed for the decision but the umpire turned it down and it didn’t go down well on him. Disappointed with umpire’s decision, he got furious and even uttered few cuss ...

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Rangpur beat Sylhet Sixers by 7 runs

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MNA Sports Desk: Rangpur Riders beat Sylhet Sixers by seven runs in their 5th match of the Bangladesh Premiere League (BPL) Cricket at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. With the day’s feat, Rangpur Riders advanced to the 5th slot in the seven team fray securing four points from five matches while Sylhet Sixer remained at the 4th slot with seven points from eight matches. Sent in to bat first, Rangpur Riders scored 169 for 7 in quota 20 overs featuring 80 runs in 8.4 overs in the opening stand by batting sensations Brendon McCullum and Chris Gayle. West Indian celebrated ...

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All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan officially named as T20 captain

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MNA Sports Desk: Shakib Al Hasan has been put at the helm of Bangladesh Twenty20 team after Mashrafe Bin Mortaza retired from the format. The decision was taken at the 16th executive committee meeting of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) held at the BCB headquarters in the capital on Saturday. With this announcement, the Tigers are getting three leaders, Mushfiqur Rahim (Test), Mashrafe (ODI) and Shakaib (T20I), for three separate formats of cricket. Mashrafe, who had been leading the team in both ODIs and T20s since late 2014, signed off from the shortest format during their tour of Sri Lanka. Shakib, ...

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Shakib regains test all-rounders top spot, overtakes Ashwin

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MNA Sports Desk: Shakib Al Hasan moved ahead of Ravichandran Ashwin to regain the top spot in ICC Test all-rounders rankings published on Wednesday. A sparkling show with both the bat and the ball in the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo gave the star Bangladesh cricketer a 28-point boosted on to 431 points, past Ashwin (408). Two weeks ago, the ace all-rounder had moved to the top of the rankings displacing Ashwin after the talismanic Indian cricketer underperformed against Australia. The Bangladesh pair of Shakib Al Hasan (21st) and Mushfiqur Rahim (28th), Australia’s Peter Handscomb (35th) and New ...

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