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Mashrafe to quit captaincy after third ODI against Zimbabwe


MNA Sports Desk: Mashrafe Mortaza is set to play his last ODI as captain in the third and final match against Zimbabwe on Friday. He made the announcement at a pre-match press conference in Sylhet on Thursday. Under Mashrafe, Bangladesh fortified their status as a rising force of ODI cricket. He led Bangladesh to the semi-final of the 2017 Champions Trophy and the quarter-final of the 2015 World Cup, after taking over as the white-ball captain in November 2014. This was his third stint as captain, after he was first named as Bangladesh captain way back in 2009. However, he ...

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Mushfiq completes 6000 ODI runs


MNA Sports Desk: As the third Bangladeshi batsman after Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan, wicketkeeper cum right handed batsman Mushfiqur Rahim completed 6000 runs in ODIs. He needed just eight runs in the 2nd match of three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka to complete 6000, reports UNB. Mushfiqur came in to bat after the dismissal of Tamim Iqbal and touched the lank-mark of 6000 runs in 201 innings of 215 matches featuring seven centuries and 37 half-centuries. The talented batsman started his career in 2006 against Zimbabwe. He did not get a chance to bat in his first two ...

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Mashrafe set to lead Tigers in Sri Lanka series


MNA Sports Desk: Mashrafe Bin Mortaza will tour Sri Lanka and lead the Tigers in the three-match ODI series against the island nation. However, the participation of Shakib Al Hasan in this series is still uncertain. Liton Das, the middle-order batsman, will miss the tour as he is on leave till August 5 for his marriage formalities. “We’re close to finalising the squad for the Sri Lanka series. Shakib is still uncertain. He asked for rest. We’re discussing it. Liton will miss the tour for his marriage,” Habibul Bashar, a member of Bangladesh selector committee, told the media on Friday ...

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Shakib reclaims top spot in ODI all-rounder rankings


MNA Sports Desk: Bangladesh got a further boost ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup as the ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan finally reclaimed his number one spot in ICC ODI all-rounder rankings from the Afghanistan all-rounder Rashid Khan. Shakib, who is in No. 2 spot in both Test and T20 all-rounder rankings, is in top in ODI format with 359 points. Rashid Khan is now on the second spot with 339 points. The Bangladesh’s premier all-rounder basically regained the top spot on the basis of his terrific performance with both bat and ball in the recently concluded tri-series in ...

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Mithun ruled out of 3rd ODI against NZ


MNA Sports Desk: Middle-order batsman Mohammad Mithun has been ruled out of third One-day International against New Zealand which is scheduled to be played Wednesday due to a hamstring injury. In the first two matches of the three-match series, Mithun struck the back-to-back fifties which helped the Tigers to pass 200-runs mark, UNB reports. However, Bangladesh have capitulated to the Kiwi in both of the first two matches by a big margin of eight wickets. “Mithun had suffered a hamstring injury in the second match of the series and a scan suggested he will not be available in the next ...

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NZ beats BD by 8 wickets in 1st ODI


MNA Sports Desk: New Zealand won by eight wickets against Bangladesh in the first ODI in Napier on Wednesday. The Kiwis started their three-match series against Tigers with a comprehensive victory chasing 233 runs with 33 balls to spare. The second ODI is a day match scheduled for Saturday. After Trent Boult led the home side with early wickets that derailed the visitors, Guptill ensured the modest chase didn’t see any hiccups. It was how Boult and Matt Henry bowled in the first 10 overs that nearly decided the outcome. They took the first four wickets before Lockie Ferguson and ...

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Mustafizur named in ICC’s 2018 ODI XI


MNA Sports Desk: Bangladesh’s left-handed pacer Mustafizur Rahman has been named in ICC’s ODI team of the year 2018. The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the Test and ODI XI of the year 2018 on Tuesday. Indian captain Virat Kohli has been named as the skipper in both teams. Kohli, in 2018, scored 1,322 runs in 13 test matches at an average of 55.08 with five centuries. In the same year, in ODI’s, he scored 1,202 runs in 14 matches at an average of 133.55 with six centuries. He finished the year at the top of the ICC Test and ...

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Kohli all time greatest ODI batsman


MNA Sports Desk: Former Australian captain Michael Clarke has put Virat Kohli above all stalwarts of ODI cricket, calling him the “greatest batsman ever” in the format. Kohli, the world’s top-ranked batter in Tests and ODIs, led India in their historic tour of Australia, wherein they won the Test and ODI series and drew the T20I series, reports PTI. Kohli led India to their first-ever Test series win Down Under and added to his already astonishing collection of international hundreds, which, as of now, stands at 64. “To me, Virat Kohli is the greatest batsman to have ever played one-day ...

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Shakib, Tamim return for WI ODIs


MNA Sports Desk: Bangladesh selectors on Sunday recalled Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan to a full-strength squad for the one-day international series against West Indies, reported news agency. The pair missed the Tigers’ last ODI series against Zimbabwe in October due to injury, but were deemed fit for the upcoming three-match contest in Bangladesh. The three-match ODI series will be held from December 9 to 14 in Dhaka and Sylhet. Squad: Mashrafe Mortaza (Capt), Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Soumya Sarker, Liton Das, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Mehidy Hasan, Nazmul Islam Apu, Mohammad ...

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Bangladesh eye win against Zimbabwe


MNA Sports Desk: Host Bangladesh will face off Zimbabwe in the first ODI of the three-match series scheduled to be held today at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at Mirpur in Dhaka, repots news agency. The match kicks off at 2.30 pm. The Tigers will go to the field in the first match missing the service of their two key players Shakib AL Hasan and Tamim Iqbal. Bangladesh Squads (probable) Liton Das, Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicket keeper), Mohammad Mithun, Mahmudullah, Fazle Mahmud, Mehidy Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza, Rubel Hossain and Mustafizur Rahman. Zimbabwe Squads (probable) Hamilton Masakadza, Solomon ...

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Tamim, Mashrafe fires Bangladesh to ODI success


MNA Sports Desk: Bangladesh banished the blues of the Test series to outclass hosts West Indies by 48 runs in the first ODI on Sunday, reported news agency. Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan made 207 runs in the second wicket to lead Bangladesh to 279 for 4 and then skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza bagged four wickets to flatten the Caribbean who could only manage 231 for 9.  The 280-run target did not look too difficult for a team that boasted the likes of Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis and Andre Russell, but the Bangladesh bowlers were right on their job ...

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Bangladesh’s biggest ODI win against Sri Lanka


MNA Sports Desk: Bangladesh recorded their biggest ODI win – a 163-run win- against Sri Lanka in the Tri-nation series yesterday in Mirpur. It was a wretched performance from Sri Lanka all around. In the face of a daunting Bangladesh total of 320 for 7, their batsmen lasted just 32.2 overs. And their bowlers hardly tested Bangladesh’s line-up. Each of Bangladesh’s batting core came good. Tamim Iqbal made 84 off 102 balls. Shakib struck an aggressive 67 at more than a run a ball. And Mushfiqur Rahim blasted 62. All of that meant Bangladesh managed good partnerships through their innings. ...

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Mirpur stadium to host 100 ODIs


MNA Sports Desk: The Sri Lanka-Zimbabwe game on 17 January will be the 100th one-day international held at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, reaching the milestone in just over 11 years. Originally built as a football venue in the late 1980s, it was taken over by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) in 2004 and following extensive renovation, hosted its first ODI in March 2006 with a capacity of 25,000 people. Mirpur stadium is more than just a cricket venue — it is Bangladesh’s ‘Home of Cricket’ in every sense of the term, and transforms into a daunting fortress ...

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India beat Kiwis by 6 wickets


MNA Sports Desk: Half-centuries from Shikhar Dhawan and Dinesh Karthik fired India to a comfortable six-wicket win over Kiwis or New Zealand after a pitch-tampering storm threatened the second one-day international in Pune on Wednesday. Dhawan scored a classy 68 and Karthik notched an unbeaten 64 as India made 232-4 to clinch victory with 24 balls to spare and level the three-match ODI series 1-1. New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and chose to bat as the visitors looked to clinch the series with a victory following their six-wicket win in the opening ODI in Mumbai on Sunday. ...

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De Kock, Amla lead Proteas to record win

de Kock

MNA Sports Desk: Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla smashed unbeaten centuries as South Africa cruised to a record-breaking 10-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the first One-Day International at the Diamond Oval on Sunday. Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat on a flat wicket, setting their hosts a below-par 279 to win. South Africa reached 282 without the loss of a wicket and with 43 balls to spare. It was the seventh time that South Africa have won an ODI by 10 wickets and the third time they have achieved this against Bangladesh. It was, however, the highest ...

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Australia loses despite heroic batting of Marcus Stoinis

Marcus Stoinis

MNA Sports Desk: Australia has fallen agonizingly short of victory in the one-day international series opener against New Zealand despite a spectacular century by Marcus Stoinis. Set just 287 runs to win at the relatively small Eden Park, the tourists crumbled to 6-67 inside 19 overs, but all-rounder Stoinis (146 not out) steadied the ship brilliantly. Having already taken three wickets in his second ODI, he reached three figures off 96 balls and continued pummelling the Black Caps to all parts until number 11 Josh Hazlewood was run out for 0 at the non-striker’s end with Australia on 280. He ...

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England win by 5 runs against India in 3rd ODI

5 runs

MNA Sports Desk: Ben Stokes on Sunday said England had forgotten what winning felt like until his dominant all-round performance helped the visitors pull off a 5 runs consolation victory over India in the third one-day international in Kolkata. Stokes hit an unbeaten 39-ball 57 and claimed three wickets to hand England their first 5 runs win on the tour after their 4-0 Test loss last year and two successive ODI defeats. India’s Kedar Jadhav nearly pulled off the 322-run chase with his 75-ball 90 but fast bowler Chris Woakes, who bowled the final over, held his nerve to restrict ...

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Bangladesh vs England 1st One-Day International


MNA Feature Desk: Bangladesh and England are set to play their first of the three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) at Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Dhaka on Friday. While England have come with an attitude of triumph and made the tone higher before playing India in their backyard. And on the other hand Bangladesh are aiming to continue their winning motion against England. These two teams met in a two-sided series was in 2010, which comprised of three ODIs and two-Tests. England lost their limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan along with opening batsman Alex Hales as they decided not to join the tour showing ...

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Mustafizur Rahmam’s birthday observed

Rahmam's birthday

MNA Feature Desk: Bangladeshi sensation Mustafizur Rahmam’s birthday observed on Tuesday. He crossed the 21-year land mark and now he stepped the spot of 22 years. Mustafizur Rahman, born on 6 September 1995, is specialized as a left-arm Fast bowler. He has taken the most wickets (13) in a debut One Day International series. He is the first player to win the ‘Man of the Match’ award on both Test as well as ODI debuts. Rahman made his international cricket debut against Pakistan in the Twenty20 format in April 2015. Later that year, he played his first One Day International ...

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