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Sri Lankan Samaraweera appointed Bangladesh batting consultant for England series

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Published: 2016-09-02 19:40:11.0 BdST Updated: 2016-09-02 19:53:05.0 BdST

Former Sri Lanka all-rounder Thilan Samaraweera has been appointed the batting consultant for Bangladesh team ahead of the upcoming series against England.
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This was disclosed by BCB President Nazmul Hassan during an interaction with the media after his arrival from Singapore at the Shahjalal International Airport on F
Harris, who retired from all forms of cricket last year, played 27 Tests, 21 one-day internationals and three Twenty20s for Australia.
Former paceman Ryan Harris has taken a major step towards achieving his ambition of becoming Australia's permanent bowling coach after the 36-year-old was handed the role for the team's limited-overs tour of South Africa.

Harris, who retired from all forms of cricket last year, played 27 Tests, 21 one-day internationals and three Twenty20s for Australia.

He will join head coach Darren Lehmann and assistant coach David Saker on the tour starting on Sept.

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New bowling coach Walsh delighted with Bangladesh job

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Published: 2016-09-01 13:12:04.0 BdST Updated: 2016-09-01 13:12:41.0 BdST

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Newly appointed bowling coach Courtney Walsh thinks the Bangladesh team are a 'talented bunch of players' and is looking forward to begin working with them.
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The West Indies fast bowling great agreed to a three-year contract with the Bangladesh Cricket Board which begins this week, the board said on Thursday.

The 53-year-old Walsh, the
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A shoulder injury has ruled out Mustafizur Rahman from the remainder of Sussex's group phase matches in the Royal London One-Day Cup and NatWest T20 Blast 8

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A shoulder injury has ruled out Mustafizur Rahman from the remainder of Sussex's group phase matches in the Royal London One-Day Cup and NatWest T20 Blast.

Mustafizur has a SLAP tear (an injury to the labrum, which is the cartilage around the socket of the shoulder joint) in his left shoulder. He had an MRI taken

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Gulshan attack 'mastermind' Tamim's 'deputy' killed in Dhaka raid

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Published: 2016-09-02 22:03:38.0 BdST Updated: 2016-09-03 04:17:07.0 BdST

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A suspected militant has been killed in a raid on a house in Dhaka's Rupnagar, whom police identify as top Neo-JMB leader Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury's 'second-in-command'.
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fire at a plastic product manufacturing factory has burnt three people in Old Dhaka.

The fire broke out at the two-storey tin-shed structure at Islambagh around 1pm on Friday, said Fire Service control room officer Mahmudul Haque.

Five fire-fighting units put out the flames nearly an hour later, he said.

Chawkbazar police OC Shamim Ur Rashid Talukder told bdnews24.com that the two victims were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).

He identified them as Md Humayun, 17, 'Matin', 25, and 'Baten', 30.

DMCH burns unit's resident physician Partha Shankar Pal told bdnews24.

Uzbek President Islam Karimov has died aged 78, the Uzbekistan government and parliament has said in a joint statement.

The statement said Karimov would be buried in Samarkand on Saturday according to Muslim traditions, saying he was "truly great".

Uzbek Prime Minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev was appointed head of the commission organising his burial.

Long criticised by the West and human rights groups for his authoritarian style of leadership, Karimov had ruled Uzbekistan since 1989, first as the head of the local Communist Party and then as president of the newly independent republic
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Boasting a tally of 519 Test wickets, Walsh has signed a three-year contract to stay with the Tigers until the 2019 World Cup, the board confirmed.
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Bangladesh appoint former Windies pacer Walsh as bowling coach

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Published: 2016-09-01 11:57:08.0 BdST Updated: 2016-09-01 13:11:44.0 BdST

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The Bangladesh Cricket Board has assigned former West Indies fast bowler Courtney Walsh to the role of the national team's pace bowling coach.

Boasting a tally of 519 Test wickets, Walsh has signed a three-year contract to