Bangladeshi ready to make history

NEVER before has the first signing of a Bangladeshi in county cricket been greeted with such acclaim. Worcestershire have agreed a contract with Skakib Al Hasan, rated by the ICC computer system as the world’s No 1 one-day all-rounder. Still only 22, Shakib has turned himself into a formidable left-hand bat and left-arm spinner, good …

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Damn! Bangladesh in turmoil

The England A tour to Bangladesh looks to be in danger of cancellation while the country is gripped by the state of emergency declared by the interim government, reinforced by the deployment of reportedly 60,000 troops to curb street violence. England are due to arrive on Feb 14 for their month’s visit to Dhaka and …

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