Kolkata Knight Riders to be without Shakib for CLT20

"Although we have the options it is unfortunate considering he is an important player for us"

“Although we have the options it is unfortunate considering he is an important player for us”

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The Kolkata Knight Riders will be without Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan for the upcoming Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) since the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will not grant him any No Objection Certificates until the end of 2015.

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West Indies vs Bangladesh Only T20: Persistent rain leads to one-off T20 being abandoned

West Indies captain Darren Sammy and Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim had to share the Twenty20 trophy

West Indies captain Darren Sammy and Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim had to share the Twenty20 trophy

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Heavy rain led to the one-off Twenty20 International between the West Indies and Bangladesh in St Kitts being abandoned after only 4.4 overs.

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Swann’s ‘remarks were not that helpful’, says Alastair Cook

"His remarks were not that helpful - especially from a so-called friend - but he's entitled to his opinion"

“His remarks were not that helpful – especially from a so-called friend – but he’s entitled to his opinion”

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England captain Alastair Cook has announced that former off-spinner Graeme Swann’s comments about the national team not having “a cat in hell’s chance” of winning the 2015 World Cup “were not that helpful”.

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