Anurag Thakur named of ICC’s finance committee


The International Cricket Council seemed to have mend fences with the BCCI as president Anurag Thakur is now officially a part of the powerful Finance & Commercial Affairs after completion of its board meeting in Cape Town on Friday (October 14). The F&CA wing is arguably one of the most …

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MSN ready for Manchester City test


Against Deportivo, the trident of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar was at its best, and even though the Argentine only played in the second half, the trio getting some minutes together under their belt will go a long way in preparing for the decisive clash against Manchester City on …

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BCB announces Tigers best Test Squared against England


Bangladesh announced the 14-member squad for the upcoming first Test match against England. Experienced Batsman Shahrir Nafees ignored for the first test. Uncapped Mehedi Hasan Miraz included in the squad for the first time. Shoumya Sarkar backed into the squad in spite of his off form. Kamrul Islam Rabbi, Shafiul …

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Hathurusingha cares about Taskin


Whether or not to fast-track Taskin Ahmed into the Test side has become the first public disagreement within the BCB’s revamped selection structure. Head coach Chandika Hathurusingha has come down hard on the fast bowler’s inclusion in the BCB XI for the second two-day practice match after chief selector Minhajul …

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Mustafiz in trusted Guardian’s eye


Would you like to hear my totally baseless World Twenty20-related conspiracy theory about Bangladesh’s “mystery” medium-pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman? The answer to this question is almost certainly: “No, no thank you, I’m fine thanks.” But I’m going to tell you it anyway. So: how about that Mustafizur Rahman? A shy, …

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