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Mushfiqur’s ton helps Bangladesh clinch series

The 103-run win gives hosts a 2-0 lead Mushfiqur Rahim hit a gritty 125 to lift Bangladesh to 246 after it had lost early wickets in the rain-hit second ODI against Sri Lanka on Tuesday. In reply, the visitors were restricted to 141 for nine in 40 overs after another downpour reduced the number of […]

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Study identifies interventions that encourage mask wearing

Conducted over 10 weeks and covering 341,830 adults, the study found mask-wearing increased by 29 percentage points, leading to an estimated 50,947 additional adults wearing masks in intervention villages. In a working paper series of the US-based National Bureau of Economic Research, a cluster randomised trial in Bangladesh conducted across 600 villages on community mask-wearing […]

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Shanto hits maiden ton

Tamim makes 90; visitors 302 for two Bangladesh batsman Najmul Shanto posted his first Test hundred on Wednesday and helped his team reach 302 for two at stumps on the first day of the first Test against Sri Lanka. Shanto finished the day unbeaten at 126 (288b, 14×4, 1×6) after Bangladesh elected to bat first […]

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New Zealand Vs Bangladesh | Black Caps sweeps T20 series

Allen and Astle shine in rain-shortened match New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 65 runs in a rain-shortened third Twenty20 International here on Thursday to claim a series clean sweep. With its innings reduced to 10 overs due to bad weather, Bangladesh was all out for 76 with three balls left, well short of the 142 […]

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Daily briefing: Jaishankar in Dhaka; Haryana quota law; and more

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar described Bangladesh as a "key neighbour", and said "our comfort levels are now so high that we have shown there is no issue that we cannot resolve through amicable dialogue". Good morning, The Big Story On his first visit to Dhaka since the CAA-NRC issue became a sticking point between […]

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Bonner props up Windies

Nkrumah Bonner scored an unbeaten half-century as West Indies and Bangladesh shared the honours on the opening day of the second and final Test here on Thursday. Bonner hit 74, guiding the West Indies to 223 for five at stumps after skipper Kraigg Brathwaite elected to bat, at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. Pacer Abu Jayed […]

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Mayers makes 210 on debut as Windies seal remarkable win

Kyle Mayers made an unbeaten double hundred on his Test debut to help West Indies snatch an extraordinary three-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the first Test on Sunday. Hosts Bangladesh declared their second innings on 223-8, setting West Indies a daunting victory target of 395 in Chattogram, and the touring side completed the fifth-highest successful […]

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Bangladesh ropes in Jon Lewis as batting coach for WI, NZ series

Bangladesh has appointed Jon Lewis as batting coach for the upcoming two bilateral series against the West Indies and New Zealand, the country’s cricket board said on Wednesday. The 50-year-old Englishman, who had served as batting coach of Sri Lanka cricket team, will step in the shoes of Neil McKenzie, who stepped down last August […]