Despite having a valid visa like his team-mates, Rubel Hossain was not given a boarding pass because of a new rule issued by the South African immigration authorities
A round-up of the National Cricket League matches that ended on September 18, 2017
Pakistani legspinner Mir first pick among overseas players at the draft in Dhaka
The Bangladesh captain wants everyone to put less pressure on Imrul Kayes, Sabbir Rahman and Soumya Sarkar, who had a tough time against Australia earlier this month
The outfield of the Shere Bangla National Stadium has been rated "poor" by ICC match referee Jeff Crowe who oversaw the first Test between Bangladesh and Australia last month
With overseas players filling up the power-hitting slots in BPL teams and no real T20 culture in Bangladesh below the franchise level, the rare talent that can smack sixes on demand has nowhere to go
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The Bangladesh allrounder said there was no point playing "for the sake of match fees and salary" when he couldn't handle the expectations of international cricket
The South Africa quick has been out of action since breaking a bone in his shoulder last November in Australia
While Shakib has now thrown the door open for the current lot to think differently, his absence also poses a challenge for the Test captain and coach
The allrounder's workload across formats, the highest among Bangladesh players since his debut in 2006, might have led to his request for a rest from Test cricket
Bangladesh also strengthened their seam-bowling options by adding Subhasis Roy and Rubel Hossain to the squad
The BCB has allowed Shakib Al Hasan to rest during the Test series in South Africa later this month, while giving him the option of playing the second Test "if he wants"
In an unprecedented move by a Bangladesh cricketer, the allrounder has requested time off apparently to prolong his international career
The BCB president has asked the selectors to consider Anamul Haque as an opening option for the South Africa Test series that is scheduled to begin on September 28
The captain reflects on his multi-layered role in the Test team after Australia dashed hopes of a historic series win for Bangladesh in the second Test
They could have pulled off a 2-0 victory over Australia, but collapsed to 97 for 6 on the fourth day in Chittagong and had to settle for a 1-1 draw
Their last two home series have ended 1-1, and the cricket has been competitive throughout
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