Akbar Ali

Kapil Dev fumes over India-Bangladesh fight after Under 19 World Cup final, asks BCCI to act tough

Legendary Kapil Dev on Thursday termed the unsavory incident involving Indian and Bangladeshi players after the recent ICC U-19 World Cup as "horrible", saying cricket is no more a "gentleman's game".

Feb 14, 2020, 11:56 AM IST

Bangladesh's Akbar Ali captain of ICC U19 World Cup Team Of The Tournament, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ravi Bishnoi, Kartik Tyagi in playing XI

Asian teams are stamping their dominance on world cricket and it is not just traditional biggies like India who are leading the charge. In the recently concluded ICC Under 19 World Cup, Bangladesh took the honours winning their first title defeating four-time champions India at JB Marks Oval in South Africa's Potchefstroom and now their captain Akbar Ali has been named the skipper of the Cricket World Cup Team of the Tournament announced on Monday.

Feb 11, 2020, 06:24 AM IST

Loss of sister during WC spurred Akbar Ali to win title

It was not only difficult on the pitch for Bangladesh`s U-19 World Cup-winning captain Akbar Ali when he came out to bat against India in the final in Potchefstroom. Off the field too, the 18-year-old was battling mental trauma after losing his elder sister days back.

Feb 10, 2020, 15:57 PM IST

Bangladesh Under 19 players celebrate aggressively, taunt Indian cricketers; India U19 captain Priyam Garg calls it 'dirty'

Bangladesh first their first ICC Under 19 World Cup defeating India by three wickets at Potchefstroom in South Africa on Sunday (February 9, 2020) and their players celebrated wildly. Some of the Bangladesh Under 19 cricketers were also seen aggressively gesticulating at the dejected Indian players slumped on the ground after the loss.

Feb 10, 2020, 11:21 AM IST

Akbar Ali to lead Bangladesh squad in 2020 ICC U-19 World Cup

Bangladesh are placed along with Pakistan, Zimbabwe and Scotland in Group C of the U-19 World Cup.

Dec 22, 2019, 19:18 PM IST

India pip Bangladesh in thriller to win U-19 Asia Cup

After a dismal batting performance saw them get bowled out for a paltry 106 in 32.4 overs, the Boys in Blue held their nerves and bundled out Bangladesh for 101 to clinch the title at the R. Premadasa Stadium.

Sep 14, 2019, 18:49 PM IST