Bangladesh Cricket News: The Bangladesh Cricket team has been involved in fierce matches in international cricket lately. However, after winning their first-ever test match on New Zealand soil and beating giants like South Africa, Pakistan, & India recently in the ODI series, the Tigers have been on a roar.
However, in this article regarding the Bangladesh cricket news, we will unearth the latest news updates about the Bangladesh Cricket team and their recent performances.
Russell Domingo Resigns As Bangladesh Coach
The Bangladesh head coach stepped down two days after his team lost the home Test series to India. Subsequently, Domingo took over as head coach in September 2019, after Steve Rhodes was sacked. The South African was supposed to stay until the 2023 World Cup.
Bangladesh won the home T20I series against Australia and New Zealand, its first-ever Test in New Zealand, an ODI series in South Africa, and a home series against India under Domingo’s reign.
Bangladesh lost the second Test at Mirpur by three wickets after losing the first by a score of 188 runs. The chairman of the BCB cricket operation Jalal Yunus Yunus has made changes after the Mirpur Test.
Bangladesh Cricket Board appoints David Moore as Head of Programs
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has appointed David Moore as its head of programs for a two-year term.
According to a press release from the board, Moore will oversee HP (High Performance) and Bangladesh Tigers programs to ensure these programs directly benefit the national team’s interests”.
Moore, 58, has agreed to a two-year contract with the BCB. The Australian will plan, design strategies, and implement the HP and Bangladesh Tigers programs to ensure that they benefit the National Team. In addition, he will oversee the development programs for coaches.
Jalal Yunus, the chairman of cricket operations, discussed this role last month. ESPNcricinfo reported that he had described the role as similar to that of a high-performance director.
“We defeated South Africa in the ODI series, but we struggled in the Test series. In New Zealand, we won a test match. However, I don’t think it is enough,” Jalal said at the time, according to ESPNcricinfo.
Tests and T20s are what we want to emphasize. To improve this part of our game, we want to make a decent effort. Consequently, for the structure-planning of Bangladesh cricket, we are hiring a high-performance director. In a year or two, all of these things will start to show their results, he added.
BCB to introduce ‘six-month review’ clause in central contracts
According to the Bangladesh Cricket Board, this year, the central contracts for the players will include a “six-month review” clause,
The BCB cricket operation chairman, Jalal Yunus, confirmed to Cricbuzz on Monday that they however have decided to include the clause and will be taking the approval in the next board meeting. The national selection panel recently talked to the board that players be reviewed every six months to look at their progress of players.
Given that many board members believe it will be more effective. The higher officials of the BCB may decide to include the language regarding removing when approving the proposal.
The chief selector for BCB, Minhajul Abedin, noted that it is understood that underperformers might have to answer for not living up to the standards. However, the introduction of the review clause does not suggest that the length of the national contract will be shorter than one year.
Bangladesh cricket schedule in 2023
Bangladesh v England (home)
For the first time since 2016, England visits Bangladesh for a white-ball series that will include three one-day matches and three twenty-over matches.
Bangladesh v Ireland (home)
March – April 2023
Ireland’s first trip to Bangladesh is vital. The two teams will play one Test, three ODIs, and three T20Is during the all-format visit.
Ireland v Bangladesh (away)
Ireland and Bangladesh will play each other in three ODIs and four T20Is in this back-to-back series.
Bangladesh v Afghanistan (home)
June – July 2023
Afghanistan will play 3 different types of matches in Bangladesh: two Tests, three ODIs, and three Twenty20 Internationals.
Asia Cup 2023
Bangladesh will attempt to win the series for the first time in Pakistan.
Bangladesh v New Zealand (home)
Before the World Cup, Bangladesh will play three one-day matches against New Zealand. After the World Cup, New Zealand travels back to Bangladesh.
ODI World Cup 2023
October – November 2023
India will host the ODI World Cup.
Bangladesh v New Zealand (home)
November – December 2023
The Kiwis’ tour of Bangladesh will end with two Test matches.
New Zealand v Bangladesh (away)
As if the two countries hadn’t already had enough interaction. Bangladesh will end the year by playing three ODIs and three T20Is in New Zealand.