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Bangladesh players fined for female guests – reports

DHAKA: The Bangladesh Cricket Board has levied a record fine on two national team players for what it called "serious" breaches of discipline after they reportedly entertained female guests in their hotel rooms. Pace bowler Al-Amin Hossain and batsman Sabbir Rahman were both fined around $15,000 for "serious off-field disciplinary breaches" during the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Twenty20 tournament, said the BCB in a statement late Tuesday. It gave no details of the charges against the players, but the…

English players urged to snub Bangladesh Premier League

DHAKA: The Professional Cricketers' Association (PCA) wants English players to snub the 2016 Bangladesh Premier League over security fears. PCA chief executive David Leatherdale believes the absence of any details on security measures to be put in place for the tournament means it would be wise for players to stay at home. Samit Patel, Ravi Bopara, Tymal Mills, Rikki Wessels, Josh Cobb and Richard Gleeson are among the England-qualified players who were in line to join the latest edition of the BPL, which starts in…

200 foreign players keen on Bangladesh T20

DHAKA: Nearly 200 foreign cricketers have expressed interest in the Bangladesh Premier League despite security threats that forced the Australian team to cancel its tour of the country, officials said Sunday.