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Shakib-Al-Hasan has a message for Sunrisers Hyderabad fans after Bangladeshi cricketers escaped mosque shooting

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 15 March 2019, 12:51 IST
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Bangladeshi cricketer Shakib-Al-Hasan announced a special gift for the fans of the Indian Premier League franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad. The all-rounder revealed that for the first home game of Sunrisers Hyderabad they are opening up 25,000 seats across stands for just Rs 500 on first come first serve basis. Sunrisers Hyderabad will play their first match of the season on March 24 against Kolkata Knight Riders in Eden Gardens at 4.00 pm.

40 people have died and 20 others injured as gunman opened fire in two mosques in New Zealand. The Bangladeshi cricketers escaped the shooting as the gunman opened fire just minutes before they arrived. A Bangladesh cricket team spokesman said that none of the players were hurt. The third Test match has been called-off in wake of the incident.

 

The dates for 2019 edition of Indian Premier League has been announced by the organisers. Defending champions Chennai Super Kings will play Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore in the opener on March 23 in Chennai’s Chepauk Stadium.

However, the dates announced are only for first seventeen matches, where each team will play a minimum of 4 matches each while Delhi and Bangalore will play five matches. Every team will play two away and two home matches with Delhi playing three home matches and Bangalore playing three away games.

SRH squad for 2019: David Warner (C), Kane Williamson, Rashid Khan, Bhuveneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Nabi, Shakib Al Hasan, Martin Guptill, Billy Stanlake, Basil Thampi, Khaleel Ahmed, Yusuf Pathan, Wriddhiman Saha, Abhishek Sharma, Deepak Hooda, Ricky Bhui, Natarajan, Sandeep Sharma, Vijay Shankar, Manish Pandey, Shahbaz Nadeem, Jonny Bairstow, Siddharth Kaul, Shreevats Goswami

Also read: ‘Mentally shocked’: Bangladesh cricketers after escaping deadly New Zealand mosques shooting

First published: 15 March 2019, 12:51 IST
 
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