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    Tamim, Mushfiq fail to reach milestones

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:20pm on October 07, 2016

    Left-handed opener Tamim Iqbal and middle-order batsman Mushfiqur Rahim on Friday failed to achieve individual milestones during the first one-day internationals against England of the ongoing three-match series...

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    Fielding leaves Tigers in no man’s land

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:14pm on October 07, 2016

    Bangladesh missed an opportunity to put England under pressure with the bat as they displayed some poor fielding and lack of communication that sometime took them in no man’s land during their first one-day international on Friday...

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    Late hara-kiri spoils Kayes heroics

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:06pm on October 07, 2016

    Bangladesh came tantalisingly close to pull off their third victory over England in a row before they wasted it with few moments of madness in the first one-day international in Dhaka on Friday...

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    Argentina drop two more qualifying points without Messi

    Reuters | Updated at 11:37am on October 07, 2016

    Argentina were held 2-2 by Peru in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers on Thursday, their second successive away draw without injured talisman Lionel Messi, which...

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    Imperious first half helps Brazil thump Bolivia

    Reuters | Updated at 10:45am on October 07, 2016

    Brazil hammered Bolivia 5-0 in World Cup qualifiers on Thursday, giving coach Tite his third successive win in the most convincing performance from the five-time world champions for some time...

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    Cricket takes centre stage with series opener

    Atif Azam | Updated at 12:42am on October 07, 2016

    All sorts of security doubts were left behind as Bangladesh take on England in the forthcoming home series with three-match one-day internationals at Mirpur today...

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    Germany out to fix misfiring attack

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 11:16pm on October 06, 2016

    Germany host the Czech Republic on Saturday in the first of back-to-back World Cup 2018 qualifiers targeting two home wins despite missing main striker Mario Gomez...

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    Japan, Korea survive scares as China crash

    Agence France-Presse . Suwon | Updated at 11:13pm on October 06, 2016

    South Korean sharpshooter Son Heung-Min kept Qatar’s World Cup ambitions on hold and Japan also survived a scare as China suffered a potentially calamitous defeat to Syria on Thursday...

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    Saintfiet to rely on Rony, Hemanta

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:09pm on October 06, 2016

    Shakhwat Hossain Rony, who misfired in Bangladesh’s goalless draw against Bhutan in their Asian Cup Qualifiers play-off first-leg tie, remains Tom Saintfiet’s main striking force along with Hemanta Vincent Biswas for their crucial second-leg match in three days time...

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    Mock security drill assures England

    Mock security drill assures England | Updated at 11:07pm on October 06, 2016

    Security forces of Bangladesh, including the army para-commandos, on Thursday held a mock security drill at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium to assure England ahead of their three-match one-day international series against hosts...