Chris Gayle, your team needs you

He is certainly one of the modern greats, but stories of a reluctant Gayle excusing himself from the national set up will always paint an image so distraught for the sport that many will be forced to ask, what's there in playing for a national team.

Bangladesh Premier League: Pakistan players return home with bitter memories
Bangladesh Premier League: Pakistan players return home with bitter memories

Fast bowler Sohail Khan got just one match for Dhaka Gladiators during his three week stay.

Chris Gayle's Twitter poll: In which format will he reach 10, 000 runs first?
Chris Gayle's Twitter poll: In which format will he reach 10, 000 runs first?

Gayle is currently playing in the Bangladesh Premier League for Barisal Bulls.

Bangladesh throw 'bookies' out of premier league
Bangladesh throw 'bookies' out of premier league

At least four suspected bookmakers have been thrown out of cricket stadiums during the ongoing scandal-tainted Bangladesh Premier League, in efforts to ensure the tournament is graft free, an official said on Thursday.

BPL 2015: Bangladesh's Shakib-al-Hasan gets one-match suspension for abusing umpire
BPL 2015: Bangladesh's Shakib-al-Hasan gets one-match suspension for abusing umpire

This is not the first time that a disciplinary action has been taken against the Bangladeshi all-rounder.

PCB should keep Muhammad​ Aamir away from national team: Inzamam ul Haq
PCB should keep Muhammad​ Aamir away from national team: Inzamam ul Haq

Inzamam feels Aamir should not be allowed to get back into Pakistan team.

Bangladesh Premier League tie played with delayed toss, broken rules
Bangladesh Premier League tie played with delayed toss, broken rules

BPL technical committee chief Jalal Yunus said the Governing Council had been asking for the NOCs for Bopara and Cobb for a week.

Disgraced Mohammad Amir shines as Bangladesh's scandal-hit T20 tournament resumes
Disgraced Mohammad Amir shines as Bangladesh's scandal-hit T20 tournament resumes

Amir grabbed 4-30 including two wickets in two balls as he underlined his talent.

Mashrafe Mortaza to play Bangaldesh Premier League cricket opener
Mashrafe Mortaza to play Bangaldesh Premier League cricket opener

Mashrafe sustained an ankle injury during his team's training on Friday.

Mashrafe Mortaza suffers ankle injury
Mashrafe Mortaza suffers ankle injury

"It's just a slight pain... I hope to resume practice from tomorrow," Mashrafe added.

Bangladesh Premier League inaugurated, marred by chaos
Bangladesh Premier League inaugurated, marred by chaos

Band Chirkut's performance was followed by a highly applauded series of songs by singer Momtaz.

Muhammad Hafeez refuses lucrative BPL offer due to tainted Muhammad Aamir's presence
Muhammad Hafeez refuses lucrative BPL offer due to tainted Muhammad Aamir's presence

Hafeez got a lucrative offer to play for Chittagong Vikings in the third edition of the BPL but he turned it down because Aamir was in their side.

Misbah-ul-Haq to play in Bangladesh Premier League
Misbah-ul-Haq to play in Bangladesh Premier League

Around 20 Pakistani players have confirmed participation in the BPL.

PCB allows players to play in Bangladesh Premier League
PCB allows players to play in Bangladesh Premier League

"We have basically decided not to stop these players from going to the BPL," a board official said.

200 foreign players keen on Bangladesh T20
200 foreign players keen on Bangladesh T20

Nearly 200 foreign cricketers have expressed interest in the Bangladesh Premier League despite security threats.

Watch: 'Banned' cricketer Mohammad Ashraful featuring in music video
Watch: 'Banned' cricketer Mohammad Ashraful featuring in music video

Bangladesh cricketer Mohammad Ashraful, who has been facing a five-year ban, has featured in a music video titled 'I am not who I used to be'.

If Bangla women tour is on, Pakistan players will play in BPL
If Bangla women tour is on, Pakistan players will play in BPL

The Pakistan cricket authorities are employing the wait and watch policy with the Bangladesh Cricket Board as they would only allow its players to play in Bangladesh Premier League if BCB sends its women's team for the scheduled tour of Pakistan.

Bangladesh plans to revive scandal-hit T20 league
Bangladesh plans to revive scandal-hit T20 league

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is planning to revive a controversial Twenty20 league which was shut down two years ago following a match-fixing scandal.

Mamunul Mamun is keen to play for East Bengal, Mohun Bagan
Mamunul Mamun is keen to play for East Bengal, Mohun Bagan

Atletico de Kolkata midfielder and Bangladesh skipper Mamunul Islam Mamun said his main endeavour would be to win the hearts of football loving citizens of Kolkata and play for either East Bengal or Mohun Bagan after Indian Super League (ISL) that begins on October 12.