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Shaheen Afridi, openers put Pakistan on top in 202 chase

Bangladesh Sun - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 12:43

Stumps Pakistan 286 and 109 for no loss (Abid 56*, Shafique 53*) trail Bangladesh 330 and 157 (Liton 59, Yasir 36, Afridi 5-32) by 93 runs

After Shaheen Shah Afridi blew Bangladesh away in the second innings, Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique blunted the home side from making any attempt to make a comeback in the Chattogram Test. Afridi took 5 for 32 before Abid and Shafique added 109 runs for the opening stand. Pak

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Ban vs Pak, 1st Test: Visitors 93 runs away from target (Stumps, Day 4)

Bangladesh Sun - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 12:37
Chattogram [Bangladesh], November 29 (ANI): Pakistan is just 93 runs away from registering a victory over Bangladesh in the ongoing first Test here at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium. At stumps on Day 4, Pakistan's score read 109/0 while chasing 202. Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique are currently unbeaten on 56 and 53. Chasing 202, Pakistan got off to an excellent start with openers Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique putting up 1
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Pakistan start strongly in chase of 202

Bangladesh Sun - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 10:43

Tea Pakistan 286 and 38 for no loss (Abid 20*, Shafique 18*) trail Bangladesh 330 and 157 (Liton 59, Yasir 36, Afridi 5-32) by 164 runs

The openers Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique gave Pakistan another sound start, as the visitors were set a 202-run target to win the Chattogram Test. Pakistan went to tea on the fourth day at 38 for no loss, with the Bangladesh bowlers unable to beat the bat too many times.


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3-day India-B'desh border guarding forces' meet ends on 'positive note'

Bangladesh Sun - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 10:37
New Delhi [India], November 29 (ANI): Security related issues and action against Indian Insurgents groups (IIGs) taking shelter in Bangladesh were among various issues discussed in the three-day meeting between India and Bangladesh border guarding forces in Meghalaya that ended on Monday with "positive note" and ensurance to look into each other's perspective. Both the Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guard Banglade
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Liton Das digs in as Bangladesh lead by 159 at lunch

Bangladesh Sun - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 07:43

Lunch Bangladesh 115 for 6 (Yasir 36, Liton 32*, Afridi 3-18) and 330 lead Pakistan 286 by 159 runs

Bangladesh dragged their lead to 159 runs on a busy morning that included an early wicket, some close shaves and a hit on the helmet. Yasir Ali was taken for a scan after Shaheen Afridi struck him on the back of his helmet. It was a delayed reaction as he was around for 1.1 overs, before being taken off.


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Abu Dhabi T10: Dominic Drakes' fabulous spell hands Delhi Bulls 12-run victory

Bangladesh Sun - Mon, 29/11/2021 - 03:18
Abu Dhabi [UAE], November 29 (ANI): Dominic Drakes bowled an impeccable spell of fast bowling as the Delhi Bulls registered a 12-run victory over Bangla Tigers in the Abu Dhabi T10 on Sunday. After the Delhi Bulls posted a total of 100/7, Drakes picked up figures of 4/9 and helped the Bulls restrict the Tigers to 88/9 in their 10 overs. Captain Dwayne Bravo set the tone with the ball by dismissing Johnson Charles and Hazr
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Chhatra League supporters kill student over Facebook posts in Dhaka

Bangladesh Sun - Sun, 28/11/2021 - 23:24

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The judgment in the 2019 brutal killing of Abrar Fahad, a Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) student beaten to death inside a dormitory, has been postponed by a Dhaka court.

Judge of the Dhaka Speedy Trial Tribunal 1 was scheduled to deliver the verdict on Sunday. Still, it was deferred until December 8 because the judgment - initially planned on Sunday - is not prepar

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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Nov. 28

Bangladesh Sun - Sun, 28/11/2021 - 17:18

JAKARTA -- Indonesia has banned international visitors who have travel histories from eight African countries in the last 14 days, to prevent transmission of the new, more contagious variant of coronavirus Omicron to the country, an official said on Sunday.

Arya Pradhana Anggakara, spokesman for the Directorate General of Immigration at the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, said the eight countries are South Afr

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Bangladesh investment summit kicks off in Dhaka

Bangladesh Sun - Sun, 28/11/2021 - 17:05

DHAKA, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- A two-day international investment summit has started in Bangladesh capital to help the country woo more foreign investors.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the summit at a city hotel in Dhaka Sunday joining virtually from her official residence Ganabhaban.

Speaking as the chief guest, she invited investors of the world to come up with investment in Bangladesh, saying Dh

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COVID Omicron variant: Pak bowling consultant Philander to depart from B'desh early

Bangladesh Sun - Sun, 28/11/2021 - 16:37
Chattogram [Bangladesh], November 28 (ANI): Pakistan bowling consultant Vernon Philander who is currently with the team on the tour of Bangladesh will leave the squad bubble on Monday due to the shutdown of flight operations in South Africa following the emergence of a new COVID-19 variant in the country. As per a report in ESPNcricinfo, Philander was slated to leave for South Africa after the two-Test series against Bang
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Ban vs Pak, 1st Test: Shaheen's spell helps visitors claw their way back (Stumps, Day 3)

Bangladesh Sun - Sun, 28/11/2021 - 12:55
Chattogram [Bangladesh], November 28 (ANI): Shaheen Shah Afridi bowled a probing spell to take three wickets helping Pakistan claw their way back against Bangladesh on Day 3 of the ongoing first Test here at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Sunday. At stumps, Bangladesh's score read 39/4 with the hosts leading by 83 runs. Mushfiqur Rahim and Yasir Ali are currently unbeaten at the crease. After taking a lead of 44, Bangla
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Bangladesh receives another COVID-19 vaccine consignment from China

Bangladesh Sun - Sun, 28/11/2021 - 12:55

DHAKA, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- The sixth batch of gifted COVID-19 vaccines from the Chinese government to Bangladesh has arrived in Dhaka, the Chinese Embassy in Bangladesh said on Saturday.

This new batch of Sinovac vaccines arrived on Thursday, after five batches of gifted Chinese vaccines which were delivered in May, June, August and October this year, the embassy said in a Facebook post.

In the fight agai

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Can West Indies spark comeback in spin-haven Galle?

Bangladesh Sun - Sun, 28/11/2021 - 11:43

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How do you solve a problem like Galle? Well, winning the toss and batting first would be a start. But what else can you do?

The fact is, there are few grounds in world cricket where the toss plays such a significant role - on pitches that are known for taking exponential turn as the game wears on, only twice have teams batting fourth chased down a triple-digit total successfully here.

On b

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Abu Dhabi T10: Hasaranga's guile Banton's blitz hand Gladiators their fifth win

Bangladesh Sun - Sun, 28/11/2021 - 03:37
Abu Dhabi [UAE], November 28 (ANI): Deccan Gladiators rose to the top of the points table with another good outing where they overcame the Delhi Bulls challenge easily to register their fifth win of the Abu Dhabi T10. Led by Wanindu Hasaranga once again in the bowling department, the Gladiators put on a disciplined performance with the ball to never allow the Bulls innings to take off. With less than 100 runs to get, the
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Bangladesh suspends travel from South Africa over new COVID-19 variant

Bangladesh Sun - Sun, 28/11/2021 - 02:44

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"We've decided to suspend travel from South Africa with immediate effect," said Bangladeshi health minister. Bangladesh is also strengthening screening procedures at all ports over the COVID-19 virus variant Omicron newly detecte

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Omicron Variant: ICC cancels World Cup qualifier 2021 in Harare

Bangladesh Sun - Sun, 28/11/2021 - 00:30

DHAKA, Bangladesh - For the first time in history, Bangladesh's national women's cricket team has qualified for the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup.

Following the breakout of a new Covid-19 type in southern Africa, the International Cricket Council [ICC] on Saturday called off the ongoing World Cup Qualifier 2021 in Harare due to travel restrictions on many African countries, including the host country Zimbabwe.<

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Bangladesh salutes doctor who gave life for democracy

Bangladesh Sun - Sun, 28/11/2021 - 00:26

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Saturday, Shaheed Dr. Milon Day was commemorated across the country, marking the 31st anniversary of the death of Dr. Shamsul Alam Khan Milon, who was assassinated during the anti-autocratic movement of the 1990s.

Various socio-cultural and political organizations and professional groups arranged a variety of programs to honor the day.

Wreaths were laid at the tomb of Shaheed Dr. Mi

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Abu Dhabi T10: Bangla Tigers defeat Chennai Braves by 9 wickets

Bangladesh Sun - Sat, 27/11/2021 - 19:37
Abu Dhabi [UAE], November 27 (ANI): Riding on the back of another solid partnership between openers Johnson Charles and Hazratullah Zazai, Bangla Tigers jumped to the numero uno position on the points table in Abu Dhabi T10 with a win over Chennai Braves on Saturday. After restricting the Braves to 89, thanks to some fine bowling by Luke Fletcher, the Tigers came out all guns blazing in their chase and wrapped their fifth
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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Nov. 27

Bangladesh Sun - Sat, 27/11/2021 - 17:18

DHAKA -- Bangladesh on Saturday suspended entry of travelers from South Africa amid the spread of a new variant of COVID-19.

Making the announcement, Bangladesh Minister of Health and Family Welfare Zahid Maleque said the Bangladeshi government is aware of the emergence of the new variant in South Africa. (Bangladesh-COVID19-New Variant)

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NEW DELHI -- Amid growing concerns over the spread of

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Ban vs Pak, 1st Test: It feels great when your partner motivates you: Liton Das on Mushfiqur Rahim

Bangladesh Sun - Sat, 27/11/2021 - 17:03
Chattogram [Bangladesh], November 27 (ANI): Bangladesh batter Liton Das praised his fellow teammate Mushfiqur Rahim for motivating him as the former scored his maiden Test century against Pakistan in the first Test, here at Chattogram on Saturday. Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique dominated the proceedings as Pakistan lost no wicket on Day 2 of the ongoing first Test against Bangladesh here at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadi
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