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Bangladesh post historic Test victory against England

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Correspondent: Bangladesh Sunday recorded their first Test victory over England, taking all ten wickets in a single session thanks to teenage off-spin sensation Mehedi Hasan to win the second Test by 108 runs and square the series. Celebrations erupted at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Stadium and across the country as Bangladeshis revelled in one of the proudest moments in their sporting history. ...

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England beat Bangladesh by 21 runs in first one-day

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Thebdexpress.com: England legspinner Adil Rashid has struck twice to peg back Bangladesh in their huge chase of 310 in the first ODI. Mahmudullah (25) and Mushfiqur Rahim (12) both holed out at deep midwicket going for slogs. Bangladesh opener Imrul Kayes struck a brisk half-century to take his team past 100 in the 18th over. Having struck a blazing 91-ball ...

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Margarita Mamun’s father no more

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Thebdexpress.com: Abdullah Al Mamun, father of Rio 2016 all-around rhythmic gymnastics gold-medallist Margarita Mamun, passed away in Moscow yesterday at the age of 52 after a long battle with cancer. News of his demise reached Kashipur village in Rajshahi — where Mamun was born — at around 5:30pm yesterday.  According to his relatives in Kashipur, Mamun will be buried in ...

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Indian actress refuses to apologise for pro-Pakistan comments

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Thebdexpress.com: MUMBAI: Indian actress and politician Divya Spandana, more popularly known through her stage name Ramya, refused to apologise for her pro-Pakistan remarks after a sedition case had been filed against her. According to details, Divya had responded a couple of days ago to Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s statement that ‘going to hell and going to Pakistan would be ...

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Whitewash as Sri Lanka wins 3rd Australia Test

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Thebdexpress.com: Sri Lanka clinched their first series whitewash over a major cricketing nation Wednesday as they won the third and final Test against Australia by 163 runs, with spinner Rangana Herath taking 7-64. Set a formidable target of 324 in their second innings at Colombo’s Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC), the tourists were all out for 160 following a batting collapse ...

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Mustafizur shoulder surgery successful

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Thebdexpress.com: Mustafizur Rahman, the left-arm paceman, underwent surgery on his left shoulder on Thursday (August 11) at the BUPA Cromwell Hospital in London. The operation was performed by Dr Andrew Wallace, the renowned shoulder surgeon, the Bangladesh Cricket Board said in a release. But officials said the bowling sensation will remain off the pitch for at least four months. Dr Debashis ...

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Preparing for the prize fight

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Thebdexpress.com: Bangladesh cricket fans can hardly wait for today’s auspicious occasion when the Tigers start their Asia Cup T20 final against India at their beloved cricket ground in Mirpur. As usual there is a wide range of issues, from daily sufferings to major political topics, to discuss but apparently all those have taken a back seat as the country’s sports-loving ...

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Bangladesh safe for int’l cricket: BCB

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Thebdexpress Report।। Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday said that the country is absolutely safe for hosting international cricket. The BCB issued a statement regarding the two-match Bangladesh-Australia Test series at home, now set to be scrapped for security reason. The statement said the BCB is dismayed at the apparent attempt by certain quarters in trying to project Bangladesh as ...

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Shahadat episode embarrasses BCB

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Thebdexpress Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) says it is “utterly embarrassed” at the implication of pacer Shahadat Hossain in a case for allegedly torturing his maid. Its Chief Executive Officer Nizam Uddin Chowdhury dubbed the episode “unfortunate” on Monday. “We can’t get the full picture until we speak with him but the incident is unexpected,” he said. Hossain filed a police ...

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I would hate to be Messi: Mascherano

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The four-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi is universally loved at Spanish football club Barcelona but has been the subject of harsh criticism in Argentina for failing to be as decisive for his national team. “I could not stand being Messi. You have to be special to be in his place. It is always easy to talk about others before talking ...

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