• Wednesday, May 25, 2022

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Scandal rocks Bangladesh T20 league

Sabbir Rahman is one of two players fined by the Bangladesh cricket board

By: Eastern Eye Staff

The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) has once again been tarnished by scandal on and off the pitch, with more allegations of match-fixing and “serious disciplinary breaches” damaging the reputation of the Twenty20 tournament. First Rangpur Riders’ Jupiter Ghosh alleged last week that team manager Sanuar Hossain told him before the start of the ongoing tournament to fix results of matches. Ghosh then claimed he was dropped when he refused. Then just days later, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) handed out a record $15,000 (£11,800) fine to two of its national stars, pace bowler Al-Amin Hossain and batsmen Sabbir Rahman, after…

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