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Bangladesh team improved: Sreedharan Sreeram 

Bangladesh team improved: Sreedharan Sreeram 

Team Bangladesh headed to UAE to play two-match Twenty20 series ahead of World Cup. Bangladesh won the series by defeating the weaker opponents UAE. However, Bangladesh had to sweat quite a bit to win against Emirates, which is lagging behind in the world of cricket. However, Sridharan Sriram, Technical Consultant of Team Bangladesh claimed that the Bangladesh team is improving.

Sohan and Co had to gain a lot of momentum to win the first match of the series. Bangladesh somehow won by 7 runs. In the second match, the bowling performance was good but the batting was weak.

Sridharan Sriram spoke about the team’s performance at the end of the series. He said, “I asked them to improve, and they have done it. Credit must be given to the boys for carrying out the plan. We want to rotate our pace bowlers. We will continue with this theme ahead.”

Before the World Cup, Bangladesh will play a tri-nation series on New Zealand soil. In this regard, Sriram said, “There is a tri-series in New Zealand, which can be a different challenge for the boys.”

Australia announce squad for West Indies series, Warner-Starc return

Australia announce squad for West Indies series, Warner-Starc return

T20 World Cup is knocking on the door. Australia will be the host in this tournament which is going to start in October. Aaron Finch will go down to 22 yards of the field to retain the title at home. That’s why Team Australia is preparing well. Although recently they lost the series in India.

However, Australia is getting two more series before competing on the World Cup stage. Those two series are again at home, against the West Indies and England. The Australian Cricket Board has already announced the team for the series against the Caribbean. Four cricketers who did not play in the tour of India have returned to the team.

Experienced opener David Warner, two pace bowling all-rounders Mitchell Marsh, Marcus Stoinis and veteran pacer Mitchell Starc have a place in Australia’s declared team. Meanwhile, Cameron Greene, who got a chance in the series in Warner’s absence, also got chance against the West Indies. Originally, this young cricketer who was not in the World Cup team got the award for good performance in the India series.

Note that the two-match T20 series between West Indies and Australia will start on 5th of the next month (October). The second match of the series will be held on October 7. After that, the English will visit Australia. The matches between the two teams will be held on 9th, 12th and 14th of the same month (October).

Australia Team for West Indies Series:

Aaron Finch, Sean Abbott, Pat Cummins, Tim David, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa

Nabi becomes number one surpassing Shakib

Nabi becomes number one surpassing Shakib

Shakib Al Hasan was at the top of all rounder rankings in international T20. However, the Bangladesh captain did not play against the United Arab Emirates in the recent series. In that gap, Shakib is surpassed by Mohammad Nabi. The Afghanistan captain took the top spot in the all-rounder ranking.

Nabi scored 246 rating points on his way to top Shakib. On the other hand, Shakib’s current position is number two with 243 rating points. However, despite not playing for the national team, Shakib is spending good time with the bat and ball for the Guyana Amazon Warriors in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).

However, despite the dispute over superiority between Shakib and Nabi, the remaining three places among the top five all-rounders remain unchanged. As usual, England’s spinning all-rounder Moeen Ali is in third place. Besides Sri Lanka’s Wanindu Hasaranga at number four and India’s Hardik Pandya at number five.

Meanwhile, there has been a change in the ranking of batsmen in the latest update of ICC. India’s Suryakumar Yadav has climbed to number two ahead of Pakistan captain Babar Azam and South Africa’s Aiden Markram. Suryakumar has been in incredible rhythm with the bat recently and has a rating of 801 points. As usual, Pakistani opener Mohammad Rizwan has retained the top spot.

Naseem Shah admitted to hospital 

Naseem Shah

Naseem Shah made his debut in international T20 with a match against India in this year’s Asia Cup. This young pacer has been performing impressively since that match. Pakistan, who was almost losing against Afghanistan, won thanks to his two sixes in a row. He has also got a chance in the team for the upcoming T20 World Cup to be held in Australia. But he got bad news before that.

Naseem had to go to the hospital bed due to physical illness. According to Pakistani media reports, this pacer has been admitted to the hospital mainly due to virus infection. Meanwhile, Babar Azam’s team is currently fighting a seven-match T20 series against England.

Due to illness, Pakistan didn’t get Naseem in the fifth match of the series. This was confirmed by a spokesperson of the team. He said, ”Naseem has been admitted to the hospital due to the deterioration of his health. But the situation is improving now. Whether he can play in the last two matches of the series depends on the medical report.”

Naseem was also rested in the three matches of the series against England. Due to being in the hospital, he will not enter the field even in the fifth match. If Naseem doesn’t become available in the last two matches of the series, it will be a loss for the Pakistan team. Because, in this series, two teams are fighting equally. Naseem can be important there.

Meanwhile, when the news of Naseem’s illness spread, many posted wishing him. Naseem Shah can lead Pakistan’s pace attack in the upcoming T20 World Cup alongside Shaheen Afridi. Many also consider him to be Pakistan’s trump card in the upcoming T20 World Cup.

Gayle returning to cricket again by pairing with Sehwag

Gayle returning to cricket again by pairing with Sehwag

He is called the peddler of entertainment on the cricket field. Chris Gayle is responsible for keeping the visitors on or off the field. However, this star batsman of the West Indies has not been seen in twenty-two yards of the area for a long time.

But the good news for cricket fans. Gayle is returning to the field again. On Indian soil, he will start with team India’s former explosive batsman Virender Sehwag. The comeback episode is going to start.

But this time, not in the main competition, Gayle will play in the Legends Cricket League organized in India with former cricketers. Where he is supposed to play for Gujarat Giants. As a result, if everything goes well, the devastating Caribbean Gayle will pair up with former Indian attacking batsman Virender Sehwag.

Gayle has already reached Cuttack, India, to participate in the league. Cricket lovers are now waiting to see Gayle’s batting frenzy again. T20 cricket means four-sixes in the bat of the ‘universe boss’. Also, when the pair is with Sehwag, there is nothing to say. And if two bats laugh together, it will be more than reasonable.

While Gayle’s addition will add to the beauty of League of Legends, it is also an added worry for opponents. On his day, no bowler can stand before Gayle.

It should be noted that Gayle has scored 14,562 runs in 463 matches in recognized T20 so far. He hit 1056 sixes. Gayle’s fans are waiting to enjoy his batting once again.

Bangladesh cricketer Al Amin gets bail in his wife’s case

স্ত্রীর মামলায় জামিন পেলেন বাংলাদেশি ক্রিকেটার আল আমিন

Bangladeshi cricketer Al Amin has surrendered to the case filed by his wife Israt demanding the right to live together, monthly maintenance and child support. This pacer got bail after surrendering. The court granted him bail till October 6.

Wife Israt Jahan filed a case against Al Amin alleging torture of women. After filing the case, he also hidden himself for some time. However, Al Amin surrendered in Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Shafi Uddin’s court on Tuesday. Then he applied for bail through the lawyer. He got bail in the case. After the hearing, the judge granted his bail till October 6 on a surety of Tk 5,000.

The case was filed by Israt Jahan on September 7. She filed this case claiming the right to live together, monthly maintenance and children’s expenses. After taking the case into consideration, the court ordered Al Amin to appear in court on October 27.

According to the case, Israt Jahan and Al Amin were married on December 26, 2012 according to Islamic Shariah. They have two sons. The elder son is studying English version in Mirpur Cantonment Public School and College. For quite some time, Al Amin does not support his wife and children and does not look for her.

According to the information given by Israt before filing the case, on August 25, he demanded a dowry of Tk 2 million from his wife Israt. Al Amin physically tortured her when she refused to pay the money. Israt filed a case after this incident.

There is rumor that Al Amin has married a second time. However, no evidence of marriage has been found. But according to the information given by Israt, she also got pictures of him with a woman. The matter became stronger, on September 3, it was reported through Al Amin’s mother that the cricketer does not want to continue conjugal life with his wife Israt Jahan.

Former Pakistani pacer Asif is in trouble for commenting on ‘Mankading’

'মানকাডিং' নিয়ে মন্তব্য করায় বিপাকে পাকিস্তানের সাবেক পেসার আসিফ

India beat England in the final match of the ODI series between India and England women cricketers at Lord’s. But Deepti’s ‘mankading’ in that match comes into discussion. This time, former Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Asif got into trouble for commenting on this ‘mankading’.

India scored 169 runs in the last match of the series. England started batting with a target of 170 runs. England had reached the threshold of victory. They needed 17 runs in the last 7 overs to win. But just then the non-striker Shirley Dean came out of the crease before Deepti left the ball.

Realizing the opportunity, Deepti hit the wicket with the ball. Dean got out. And after that the discussion-criticism started. Although now this out has been included as a run out by the law-making body of cricket.

And after this ‘mankading’, there was a storm of discussion and criticism. Former Pakistani pacer Asif also joined this list. He tweeted calling Deepti a cheater. Asif wrote, “ We can see it clearly there is no intention of bowling the ball, she is looking towards non striker batter to cheat him. This is very unfair & terrible act worst spirit.”

The former Pak pacer is now in trouble after tweeting this. Asif had to go to jail for fixing in 2010. Responding to the chastened pacer’s tweet, many Indians wrote, “Fixer speaks for consciousness. There is a limit to fun.” Another wrote, “The cricketer who cheated his country for a few bucks is talking like a gentleman. Bro are you okay?”

Discussion and criticism about this controversial out do not stop. Even England’s test captain Ben Stokes has opened up about this out. Earlier, India’s star spinner Ashwin also faced criticism for dismissing in this way.

Tim Paine, involved in sex scandal, returning to Australian cricket?

যৌন কেলেংকারীতে জড়ানো টিম পেইন আবার ফিরছেন অস্ট্রেলিয়ার ক্রিকেটে?

Tim Paine is the former Test captain of the Australian cricket team. He last played in Australian jersey in 2021. Paine was not seen in field cricket after April of the same year. But now it is known that he is going to return to first class cricket. Paine is likely to play for Tasmania in the Sheffield Shield.

Regarding Paine’s return, team coach Jeff Vaughan said, ‘We didn’t think that Payne would be available all of a sudden. He came and spoke to the CEO and myself one day and said he’d like to come back and he’s certainly going to play cricket for University. So he’s been training with us most sessions the last five or six weeks. So he’s up for selection.’

During the 2017 Ashes series, Paine sent a pornographic image of himself to a female staff member. The former Aussie captain did not stop with just sending pictures, he also sent offensive messages. Paine also offered to have sex with the woman.

The woman brought that incident to light in 2018. At that time, he filed a sexual harassment complaint against Paine with the Australian Cricket Board and the country’s Human Rights Commission. Based on that complaint, the board started an investigation. However, after admitting his guilt, Pain himself left the leadership of the national team. He also apologized to the family.

This cricketer has played 35 Tests, 35 ODIs and 12 Twenty20s so far in Australia’s jersey. If he does well in first-class cricket, he may get a chance to play for Team Australia. Let’s see, whether this former Aussie captain can represent the country again.

Indian cricketer’s belongings were stolen in London

লন্ডনে চুরি হয়ে গেল ভারতীয় ক্রিকেটারের জিনিসপত্র

Recently, the Indian women’s cricket team went to play in England. There, the Indian team is floating in the tide of joy after winning the ODI series against England by 3-0. However, Taniya Bhatia received bad news. The Indian wicketkeeper’s money, jewelery and essentials were stolen from her hotel room in London.

Taniya wrote in a message on the social networking site Twitter informing about the theft, ”Shocked and disappointed at Marriot Hotel London Maida Vale management; someone walked into my personal room and stole my bag with cash, cards, watches and jewellery during my recent stay as a part of Indian Women’s Cricket team. Marriott Hotels so unsafe.”

Taniya requested a proper investigation to the England Cricket Board (ECB) and the hotel authorities. The Indian cricketer also wrote, ”Hoping for a quick investigation and resolution of this matter. Such lack of security at England and Wales Cricket Board’s preferred hotel partner is astounding. Hope they will take cognisance as well.”

However, the hotel authorities immediately apologized for the unfortunate incident. In response to Taniya’s tweet, they wrote, ”Hi Taniya, we are sorry for the news (the theft). Please let us know your name, the email account you booked the room with and the specific date. So that we can take action in this regard.”

But so far, the lost items have not been recovered. As soon as the matter came to light, there created an uproar in world cricket. There were also questions about the security of the cricketers in the hotel. However, this cricketer did not play a single match against England in this tour. The authorities are working to recover Taniya’s lost belongings till the last news.

BCB strategic to attract foreign cricketers in BPL

বিপিএলে বিদেশি ক্রিকেটার টানতে কৌশলী বিসিবি

As time goes by, the graph of deterioration is more visible than improvement in Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). In every event, there remains lamentation. Where the presence of foreign stars is relatively less. David Warner, AB de Villiers were seen hardly in BPL.

Now that crisis will be more strong. Because the Big Bash, International T20 League and SA T20 League will be held at the same time during the BPL which will be held in January 2023. As a result, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is using a different strategy to bring foreign cricketers to the BPL by overtaking those leagues with crores of money. Player registration has been relaxed.

BPL Governing Council Chairman Ismail Haider Mallick said in this regard, ”Many stars have signed contracts in the leagues scheduled at the same time. We also can’t change the time of BPL. So, I will not keep the registration procedure for foreigners. Anyone can come and play openly at any time. There are such thoughts. ”

Even though the franchises can take foreigners in the team as they wish, only four players can be played in the eleven. Mallick also said, ”We do not want to put any limitation in the case of foreign cricketers. Apart from IPL, many tournaments now overlap. So, it is very difficult to get foreign cricketers now. ”

Regarding the schedule, Mallik said, ”Actually, as the commitments of the national team are, it is not possible to postpone it. Next year and the year after that we will have to suffer the same situation. From then on there will be no more problems.”

BCB has already admitted that the standard of BPL has gone down. In the beginning, BPL was claimed after IPL in terms of quality, but with time, the quality of BPL has decreased There are various controversies in the BPL including not paying players properly. It remains to be seen whether the upcoming BPLs will be controversy-free.