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The Bangladesh coach expects pitches in the Caribbean to favour quicks, and is setting up preparations for his team accordingly.
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She instead finds a place among the stand-bys alongside Lata Mondal, Murshida Khatun and Suraiya Azmin
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Uncapped seamer Abu Jayed, who made his international debut this year, was picked in the squad while batsman Sabbir Rahman was left out
Throughout its history, Pakistan has regularly supported up and coming nations, often playing key roles in their journey to becoming strong cricketing countries
Asia Cup winners Bangladesh also made significant gains, with Rumana Ahmed rising to No.12 in the allrounders' list and offspinner Khadija Tul Kubra jumping to 13th among bowlers
Apart from inspiring young girls to take up the sport, the BCB chief executive says the women's team now has its own value to attract sponsors
No. 8 Jahanara Alam dived to the striker's end and completed the second run to seal the three-wicket victory and clinch Bangladesh's maiden Asia Cup by defeating India for the second time in the tournament
There's a first time for everything, of course, but when it comes to beating England at cricket, that first time tends to feel extra sweet
Bangladesh surpassed Pakistan on the points table to set up a clash with defending champions India on Sunday
Without nutrition on bodies bound to flag because of fasting, Afghanistan have religiously maintained admirable training regimes, and it showed
Familiar failings held the team back once again, chiefly the lack of big hitters and the failure of talented longer-format players to adapt to T20
Bangladesh's short history has been full of near upsets and the one in Dehradun will be particularly difficult to swallow
From addressing players' confidence to dealing with the board president's interference, the new head coach will have plenty of issues to tackle
The development ends the long search for Chandika Hathurusingha's successor after he resigned from the post in October 2017
One day after their historic win over India, Bangladesh limited Thailand to 60 in 20 overs to set up a massive nine-wicket win
Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah fell desperately short of steering Bangladesh to a consolation win in a match of wafer-thin margins
BCB president criticises Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan and senior batsmen after series loss to Afghanistan
Nazmul Hassan has accused the players of taking advantage of a 'free environment in the dressing room' in the absence of a head coach
The allrounder followed three wickets and a run-out with a career-best 42 not out to hand India women their first loss in the Asia Cup
To do that, they will have to find a way to counter Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Mohammad Nabi on what is expected to be another spin-friendly pitch in Dehradun
The Bangladesh women vice-captain hoped that their first win over India in international cricket would give them confidence against other top-ranked teams
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