Nurul Hasan to replace Shakib Al Hasan as Bangladesh captain for UAE T20Is

The BCB will not pull Shakib Al Hasan from his CPL contract, as he was omitted from Bangladesh’s 17-man squad for the upcoming two-match T20I series against UAE in Dubai. Nurul Hasan, who is returning to the squad after a finger surgery having missed a chunk of the Zimbabwe tour and the Asia Cup, will … Read more

CPL 2022 – Shakib Al Hasan joins Guyana Amazon Warriors, Mohammad Nabi goes to Jamaica Tallawahs

Shakib Al Hasan has joined Guyana Amazon Warriors for the remainder of CPL 2022. He replaces Tabraiz Shamsi, who worked particularly well with his idol Imran Tahir but now has to leave for South Africa duty. The Amazon Warriors’ attack has revolved around their wristspinners’ exploits this season, and though they now lose that bit … Read more

Asia Cup 2022 – Ban vs SL – Shakib Al Hasan

Among Bangladesh’s several errors, Shakib Al Hasan rued Mahedi Hasan‘s no-balls the most in their two-wicket defeat against Sri Lanka that knocked them out of the Asia Cup. Mahedi’s first no-ball allowed Kusal Mendis, who was reprieved on four occasions, to bat beyond the seventh over. Kusal who opened the innings, top scored with a … Read more

Hasan Ali in Pakistan Asia Cup squad after Mohammad Wasim is ruled out

PCB confirmed that the team management had asked for Hasan as a replacement and chief selector Mohammad Wasim accepted the request. When the 16-man squad had been announced earlier this month, Naseem Shah had been called up to replace Hasan. Now, with Afridi and Wasim out, Pakistan’s pace-bowling unit has Haris Rauf, Shahnawaz Dahani, Shah … Read more

Bangladesh cricket – Shakib Al Hasan named Bangladesh captain for Asia Cup and T20 World Cup

Shakib Al Hasan is back in charge for Bangladesh in T20Is, being named captain for the upcoming Asia Cup, New Zealand tri-series and the T20 World Cup. The BCB made the announcement this afternoon, bringing to an end the uncertainty of the past couple of weeks, when Shakib was told by the board to choose … Read more

Shakib Al Hasan withdraws from sponsorship deal with Betwinner News

Shakib Al Hasan has withdrawn from his sponsorship deal with a company called Betwinner News, according to BCB’s cricket operations chairman Jalal Yunus. The news comes shortly after Nazmul Hassan, the BCB president, had stated that Shakib would never play for Bangladesh again if he did not end his “affiliation with a betting company”. Yunus … Read more

Asia Cup 2022 – Nurul Hasan out of Asia Cup with finger injury, BCB likely to announce squad by Thursday

Nurul is the latest player to be ruled out of the Asia Cup, after Litton Das‘ hamstring strain put him out of contention. Pacer Mustafizur Rahman missing Bangladesh’s second ODI against Zimbabwe on Sunday, due to soft tissue edema, is another cause for concern. Allrounder Mohammad Saifuddin is also yet to recover from a long-standing … Read more

BCB to investigate sponsorship social-media post from Shakib Al Hasan

The BCB will investigate a recent social-media post from Shakib Al Hasan in which he announced his partnership with a company called “Betwinner News”. During a press conference following a board meeting on Thursday, BCB president Nazmul Hassan said that they will serve Shakib a notice for not informing them of the sponsorship deal. The … Read more

Hasan Ali dropped from Pakistan squads for Asia Cup and Netherlands ODI series

Hasan Ali has been dropped from both Pakistan’s squad for the ODI series in the Netherlands as well for the Asia Cup T20Is later this month. Naseem Shah has been named in both squads. Shaheen Shah Afridi, who missed the second Test in Sri Lanka last month because of a knee injury, has retained his … Read more

Zim vs Ban – Fractured finger puts Bangladesh captain Nurul Hasan out of remainder of Zimbabwe tour

Nurul Hasan, Bangladesh’s new T20I captain, was ruled out of the remainder of the Zimbabwe tour following a finger injury during his side’s seven-wicket win in the second T20I in Harare on Sunday. Nurul fractured his left index finger while keeping against fast bowler Hasan Mahmud, according to team physio team Muzadded Alpha Sany. Source … Read more