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MoU for Padma Bridge toll collection.

Respective officials of Bangladesh Bridge Authority and Korea Expressway Corporation on Thursday sign a memorandum of understanding regarding toll collection, operation and maintenance of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge held at the Setu Bhaban in the capital.





Bowling gives me extra confidence in batting: Mahmudullah
Dhaka Metro all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad (L) recieves his man of the match trophy after a drawn match against Chottogram Division in Walton National Cricket league 2019-20 at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka on Sunday. Photo: BP

Bowling gives me extra confidence in batting: Mahmudullah

Bangladesh experienced cricketer Mahmudullah Riyad said that when he bowls well, he gets some extra confidence for batting and therefore he always tries to do well in bowling, reports BSS.His comment came after he displayed a good bowling show, claiming six wickets across two innings for Dhaka Metro in the National Cricket League’s (NCL) first round match against Chattogram Division. Mahmudullah’s bowling remained a major source of worry for the national team management since he had a shoulder injury that forced him to remain away from bowling. ”I could not bowl for seven months because of shoulder injury so I tried to bowl some over in the middle,” Mahmudullah said here on Sunday after the opening game of NCL.”I bowled and my bowling practice was good as I tried to bowl as many overs as possible because that was my target. I always believe my bowling gives me some added confidence in my batting,” he said.Mahmudullah said that everyone was focused to do well in the NCL as per the instruction of the of national head coach Russell Domingo.”We were told that we have to play two or three matches and our coach instructed us that way so everybody was focused and everybody tried their level best,” said Mahmudullah.”National team was playing cricket for some time but as there is India series ahead we were much focused. This is a big series and every national team player is trying to perform and get a chance in the squad,” he said.Mahmudullah said that he would have been happy if he is able to get a century. But he made 63....

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