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ENTERTAINMENT

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.





We are not scared of Rashid: Mossadek
Bangladesh all-rounder Mosaddek Hossain briefs the media on Sunday at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chottogram, over the upcoming match with Afghanistan. Photo: Collected

We are not scared of Rashid: Mossadek

Bangladesh all-rounder Mossadek Hossain believes a win ahead of the final against Afghanistan will help them earn a psychological edge, report agencies.Bangladesh may have finally broken the Afghanistan jinx, registering their first win in T20Is after four consecutive defeats as they earned the win in the final league match of the tri-nation T20I series at Chattogram’s Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Saturday.Mosaddek Hossain, who made a crucial 12-ball 19 and remained not out, said that regardless of the manner of victory, the result would help the Tigers gain momentum ahead of the final.“A win before the final will definitely build confidence for any team and it was a much-needed win for us. I think that when we lose a ground, it’s not like we fall to the floor. So after this win, it’s not like we are flying high. I think it would be better for us to continue playing the way we are at the moment. Yes, we lost to them in the past, but as I said, we have to play calculated cricket,” Mosaddek told reporters yesterday.Bangladesh had lost wickets at regular intervals at one point and required 27 runs from the final three overs with four wickets in hand. Mosaddek started the 18th over with a boundary before Shakib struck a six and four. That over, from a limping Rashid Khan, yielded 18 runs and changed the course of the game.“He even picked up a wicket with the second ball [of the 16th over] despite being injured so you can’t say whether he could have done better or not if he wasn’t injured. We had to charge at the end and we wer...

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