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Tamim Iqbal scores unbeaten 334, records highest first-class score in Bangladesh

  • Tamim Iqbal, on Sunday played a record-breaking knock of 334*, breaking a national record in the process.
  • Iqbal, who is the highest run-getter for Bangladesh in international cricket, is currently playing for East Zone in Bangladesh Cricket League.
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‘Charbee kahan hai?’ – Umar Akmal asks trainers by taking off his shirt after failing fitness test

  • His Test career has not moved forward since playing his last match in 2011 against Zimbabwe.
  • The selectors reported the incident to the PCB head and it is expected that harsh punishment will be given to Umar for his outburst.
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Rajasthan Royals contemplate changing base after ‘harassment’

  • Rajasthan Royals (RR), the IPL franchise, have been mulling shifting their base from Jaipur after the ‘harassment’ they have suffered of late.
  • It’s for the same reason why they wished the play a few games at the Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati.
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Rohit Sharma has benefitted from Virat Kohli: Ian Chappell

  • Ian Chappell, the former Australian batsman, reckons that Rohit Sharma has learned the art of ‘finishing off’ games from Indian skipper Virat Kohli.
  • In that game at the Seddon Park, Rohit also scored a fifty and was adjudged the Player of the Match.
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Zimbabwe players to suffer pay cut, confirms ZC Chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani

  • They were suspended last year by the ICC for the government’s involvement in running the cricketing activities.
  • However, he didn’t disclose the exact figures cut down and said that the players have been informed of the same.
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I touch with my left pad, right pad and box before facing the ball: Steve Smith

  • Steve Smith has been at the heart of Australia’s renaissance when it comes to on-field performances.
  • And, the latest sneak peek shows the champion batsman explain the nitty gritty’s and his mindset behind him doing it.
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