Akram Khan

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Akram Khan told : "I had some symptoms and that's why I took the coronavirus test which came back positive," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, April 15, 2021 10:31:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “I am doing fine at the moment. There is a bit of sore throat though. I am in isolation at home and have been receiving the required treatment,” External link

dhakatribune Saturday, April 10, 2021 10:06:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Nazmul Hasan ) : “Our president (Nazmul Hasan) had mentioned this before and we will work accordingly. We are yet to have a detailed meeting on the terms of the contract. But there is no doubt that the new contract will see changes in terms and policies. The players will have to inform the format they want to play and also, if they want to play elsewhere (franchise leagues),” “A player will not be allowed to go anywhere apart from that mentioned in the paper. This understanding is open now. Before, the players used to deal with this personally with the board but now it will have to be on pen and paper. There will not be any scope for a change and one cannot claim that they are not being allowed to go to some tournament or being forced to play for the national team,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:39:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "I heard that he said that I didn't read his letter," External link

business-standard Monday, March 22, 2021 2:29:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “I heard that he said that I didn’t read his letter,” External link

financialexpress Monday, March 22, 2021 12:42:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Shakib Al Hasan ) : “We did not sit for a meeting on that (Shakib issue) today (Sunday). So far I know is he gave a long interview, I am looking forward to watch that soon. I still do not know in details of what he has said. Heard only a little,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, March 21, 2021 7:02:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan informed : “We will rethink about his NOC. If he is interested to play Test, then he shall be part of the squad and travel to play in Sri Lanka. And about the rest (of what Shakib said against the board and its directors) we will decide on what we can do,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, March 21, 2021 7:02:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "What I've heard is that he sent me a letter and I didn't read it. Since I misinterpreted it, so I will discuss it with the board tomorrow or day after and reconsider his NOC [for IPL]. If he has interest in Test cricket then he will play. Regarding the other things he said, we will watch it before the board takes any decision," External link

thedailystarBD Sunday, March 21, 2021 6:16:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan says : “I wanted to tackle The Jungle Book from my perspective, rather than Kipling’s,” “We can’t ignore that he was a racist and an imperialist, but it doesn’t take away from the fact that the story was something that I connected with. It had a huge impact on me when I was a child” External link

msn-uk Friday, March 19, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan says : “It’s based on this idea, you know we have two ears and one mouth,” External link

msn-uk Friday, March 19, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan says : “Look, we are guests on this Earth,” External link

msn-uk Friday, March 19, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “I stay with my uncle, trying to learn garment work with one hand, but it is tough. Also because my left arm is still recovering so I am unable to push myself,” External link

news18 Sunday, February 28, 2021 12:47:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Shakib Al Hasan ) : "He [Shakib] sent us a letter to ask for permission to sit out the Sri Lanka tour as he wants to play in the IPL. We have given him permission. If someone doesn't want to play so it doesn't make sense to make them play forcefully," External link

thedailystarBD Friday, February 19, 2021 2:35:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : "He (Shakib) had recently given us a letter [asking] to skip the Test series against Sri Lanka as he wanted to take part in the IPL," External link

dhakatribune Friday, February 19, 2021 9:45:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Shakib Al Hasan ) : “Shakib is not going [to New Zealand]. He applied [for leave] to stay with his [expecting] wife. After talking to the board president, we granted him leave,” External link

dailytimesPK Friday, February 12, 2021 6:40:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Abdur Razzak ) : “He (Razzak) came to BCB and has already started working in the selection process. It will take may be another one or two days to complete the paper work. We are happy to have a player like him join as a member of the national selection panel,” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, February 11, 2021 6:42:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "He had asked the board for leave. We will have him back with us after the New Zealand series. We discussed the matter with the board president and granted him leave," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, February 11, 2021 4:05:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Shakib Al Hasan ) : "Shakib has given a letter to the board asking for leave during the upcoming New Zealand tour to stay beside his wife for the birth of his child. We will make a decision over the issue in the next few days," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, February 9, 2021 11:15:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told ( about Shakib Al Hasan ) : “He (Shakib) had written to the board asking for leave during the New Zealand tour. The board has granted him the leave,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, February 9, 2021 3:18:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : “He sent a letter to the board asking for leave during the New Zealand tour. We’ll make a decision soon,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, February 9, 2021 11:54:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said : “We will argue for his bail, which is listed at Rohini court tomorrow,” External link

expressindia Monday, February 1, 2021 4:18:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan told : "Every year we watch the performances before drawing up the final list. Since we haven't been able to gauge performances this year, we will keep the current centrally contracted players for two series before taking our decision. Everything will be discussed by the board before taking a decision," External link

thedailystarBD Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “We offer the contracts based on the performance of the cricketers. But this time there has been no cricket [last year] and thus we could not asses the performance. We will take a decision based on the performances from the upcoming series,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, January 17, 2021 5:29:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "To celebrate the occasion, we have designed the team jersey accordingly. We had huge plans but due to the corona virus pandemic, we had to think about health safety too. However, we might consider launching a special coin for the toss to mark the occasion during the series," External link

thedailystarBD Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Jon Lewis ) : “He [Lewis] is coming in a day or two, after which we will speak in person,” “We had three or four coaches in our shortlist but we considered his experience. After discussing the shortlist among ourselves, including the head coach, we decided to select him. Due to the pandemic, nobody wants to go on a long-term contract. We will see him for a couple of series and then see if we can keep him for a longer period” External link

dailytimesPK Thursday, January 7, 2021 9:23:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Daniel Vettori ) : "We have also run into trouble with Vettori, who wanted to come [for the West Indies series]. But there are a lot of difficult formalities [strict protocols] when someone returns to New Zealand," "Anyone going out of the country, has to mention when he or she is returning, and then the quarantine facilities are limited. He is going to join us when we go to New Zealand next month, and in the mean time, Sohel Islam will take his place," External link

irishsun Wednesday, January 6, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Russell Domingo ) : "Domingo will join us again in January as he left for South Africa. As there is not much to do for the national coaching staff at the moment, they will join us again before the West Indies series," External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, December 12, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “Look we have to make sure the health safety of the players and instructed everyone to follow those. We will undergo the corona virus test of all the payers when we will create the bio-bubble but before that we have ensured the health safety for every cricketer,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, November 9, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Shakib Al Hasan ) : “Our cricketers at the moment are not in the bio-bubble for which it totally depends on Shakib where he will go. It is his responsibility. We cannot take the responsibility for this,” External link

dhakatribune Friday, November 6, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan says : “For a dancer, the only opponent is you: you’re fighting with yourself to just make it to the end of the performance, whereas in the cage they are trained to take down their opponent,” “Both modes of violence tell a story and entertain to a degree, but the intention is different. Anything that takes you to the edge, whether it’s emotional or physical, is a form of violence” External link

guardian Friday, November 6, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan says : “The fighters surprised me, because they were so philosophical about what they do,” “For Mike, he was referencing Carl Jung and talking about the need to express the violence within us in a controlled way. For MVP, it was all about entertainment and emulating his childhood heroes like Bruce Lee. Terry came from a very violent childhood and then enlisted to fight in Afghanistan and experienced his own traumas there, so MMA is a way for him to focus and channel his frustrations. Their violence is extremely disciplined, not fuelled by rage” External link

guardian Friday, November 6, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan says : “The dance became part of the show and the audience was really open about it,” “The people I spoke to afterwards kept saying that it was something really different. It was an experiment in how movement in different environments change the way that you feel” External link

guardian Friday, November 6, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “Three-four operations took place at GTB Hospital but my treatment there was cut short because it was made a COVID-19 facility. Three months after the incident and treatment at GTB, I shifted to St. Stephen’s Hospital where another operation took place. One more operation is left but doctors are yet to finalise the date. Money is a concern because I have lost my job and now I am fully dependent on my family,” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan added : "If everything remains positive, we hope to go on the tour sometime between the 7th and 10th of the next month. Since the Lanka Premier League (LPL) has also been delayed, they have time," External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, September 26, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Nizamuddin Chowdhury ) : "We were supposed to leave for Sri Lanka tomorrow but we are not being able to do so. Head coach [Russel Domingo], selectors and BCB CEO [Nizamuddin Chowdhury] sat for a meeting and decided to give a three-day break to the players. We will return to training after three days and we hope that we will get a response from the SLC in two-three days," External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, September 26, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan added : "If everything remains positive, we hope to go on the tour sometime between the 7th and 10th of the next month. Since their [Lankan] Premier League (LPL) has also been delayed, so they also have time," External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, September 26, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : "There was an offer from the IPL but since we have a tour coming up, we didn't give him the NOC. He is an important cricketer for us and this upcoming series is also important," External link

srilankasource Friday, September 4, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan informed ( about Neil McKenzie ) : "Our batting consultant Neil McKenzie has not yet confirmed us if he will join the side on their Sri Lanka tour. We will be contacting him and in 2-3 days we will be able to know if he is able to join or not. And even if he can not join Bangladesh on the Sri Lanka tour, we still have a few options in our hand," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, August 20, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "After the test we are planning to take them to the hotel, where we will practise from September 21 for a few days before travelling to Sri Lanka," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "We are hoping to declare the team by September 10 to 15 and will have a squad if 20 to 22 players. Covid-19 is not as easy as we think. There is a lot of risk involved and we need to keep enough options ready. We are still discussing the squad. It is a long tour and we are to know the length of quarantine that we will have after reaching Colombo. The coaches have to be in quarantine once they reach Dhaka. The process ahead is long and tough and we need to plan well to handle that," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "No [there will be no limited-overs cricket] because the Test series is of the ICC Championship. We had requested them to play but they have the LPL T20 schedule to maintain. We are yet to understand the length of quarantine in Colombo. But these things will be decided soon and most probably we are going to stay in Colombo for the whole time, given it has the best health facilities," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “There will be slight change in schedule. We will most likely collect samples for Covid-19 test of the cricketers on September 18 while they are at home. We will have a short camp starting on September 21 before leaving for Sri Lanka,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan explained : “We are hoping to declare the team by September 10 to 15 and will have a squad of 20 to 22 players. Covid-19 is not as easy as we are treating it. There is a lot of risk involved and we need to keep enough options ready. We are still discussing the squad. It is a long tour and we are yet to know the length of quarantine that we will have to go through after reaching Colombo. The coaches have to be in quarantine once they reach Dhaka. The process ahead is long and tough and we need to be well planned to handle that,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "On September 18, players' samples [for coronavirus test] will be collected from their homes. We are thinking of moving the players to a hotel on September 20. The camp for the Sri Lanka tour will begin on September 21. We will practice here for a while before leaving the country for Sri Lanka," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : "It is exciting to play three Tests, but it will also be a difficult time as they haven't played lately," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, August 13, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “It is exciting to play three Tests but it will also be a difficult time as they [the players] haven’t played in last five or six months,” External link

dailytimesPK Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said : "We need to be clear about what the ICC guidelines say regarding his ban before we can move forward. We know that he can't practice with the team before his ban comes to an end. We have to consult the coach, Shakib and the board president and it was an agenda in the meeting but nothing has been finalised," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan added : "Definitely it's in our minds that he is an important player and when he is there, the team becomes stronger," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “We will go there on September 23 while the Test series will start from October 24,” External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan informed : "We have settled on a date when we will be travelling to Sri Lanka. We may practice for 10-12 days here in Bangladesh in the middle of September before going to Sri Lanka with the HP team along with us. We will practice for 20-25 days together and then on October 24 our series will commence," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan informed ( about Shakib Al Hasan ) : "Shakib will be free [from the imposed ban] on October 29 and till then he can not practice with the team. We will have to discuss this issue with the head coach, Shakib himself and also with the board president and then come to a decision," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “Discussion between BCB and SLC is happening regularly about the new schedule and hopefully everything will be finalised soon. Earlier, we were only scheduled to play a three-Test series but now we are also trying to add some [shorter-version] matches and we have included that point in the new discussion which started after the suspension of ICC World T20,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, August 3, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "This is not the first time he was practicing outside his house. We have seen him running in the streets. We saw him working out in an empty field. He will have to take responsibility for his actions. We are not responsible if anything untoward happens due to this," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, July 8, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : "Right now, we have some plans in place and the coaches are ready to come in as well. You need more time to prepare for Tests and thus we couldn't go to Sri Lanka. When the coronavirus pandemic first emerged, it caused panic, it took us some time to grasp the situation. We couldn't just make a rushed decision and go there. The bowlers would need at least a month to get back bowling fitness," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, July 2, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Wasim Akram ) : "Wasim bhai do you remember what happened in the Asia Cup in Sharjah?" External link

tribune Wednesday, May 20, 2020 2:43:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “Cherry is the second fruit crop after strawberry. It will be a challenge to ship the crop after plucking starts in May. All inter-district and inter-State transport is banned. This virus may eat up our produce too,” External link

thehindu Sunday, March 29, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan says : "We have decided not to touch anything coming from outside, like milk and veggies, or to entertain any person from outside, even if we have to starve," External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan told : “It is no doubt a deserving feat for a quality player like Tamim Iqbal. His stats speak volumes about his caliber. It is unfortunate we do not get players like Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim in domestic cricket more often due to the hectic International schedule,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, February 2, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “Born and brought up in Prayagraj, I decided to get birth certificates made for us following the talk that even citizens of India may need to prove their citizenship,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 10, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “I never thought that I would suddenly need a birth certificate in my ‘50s. Born and brought up in Prayagraj, I decided to get birth certificates made for me and my wife following the talk that even citizens of India may need to prove their citizenship. Not wanting to take any chances I approached a lawyer friend to inquire about the documents I may need to get the birth certificates made as we both lack hospital slips of our birth,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 10, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “I never thought that I would suddenly need a birth certificate in my 50s. Born and brought up in Prayagraj, I decided to get birth certificates made for me and my wife following the talk that even citizens of India may need to prove their citizenship,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 10, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan told : “I respect the party’s decision on the CAA and the NRC and have been serving it for 25 years,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 9, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : “I respect the party’s decision on the CAA and the NRC and have been serving it for 25 years,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 9, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan added : “I have asked the Firozabad civil police to provide sufficient force to escort Nabi to the district hospital and back to the jail,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 27, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “We may ask Pakistan to split the Test and Twenty20 series,” “Which series we play first will depend on the security report. If we don’t get the green signal for some reason then we have to discuss with them over playing at a neutral venue but if we get the green signal then it’s different” External link

tribune Sunday, December 8, 2019 5:46:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : “Flower is not coming so we have appointed Mark O’ Donnell from New Zealand as the head coach of Rangpur rangers,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, December 2, 2019 8:58:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “The security staff blamed the mother for losing the child, and only after repeated coaxing did they make an announcement about the missing boy. They didn’t search the water body even once. Isn’t that a criminal offence? Had they not been so negligent and had alerted us about the water body beforehand — or even deployed a diver immediately after we reported about the missing child — he could have been saved,” External link

timesofindia Monday, November 18, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said : "The security staff only blamed the mother for losing our child and after repeated coaxing made some announcement about our missing son. They did not search the water body even for once. Isn’t that a criminal offence? Had they been not so negligent and alerted us about the water body beforehand or even deployed a diver immediately after we reported about the missing child, Owais could have been saved," External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 17, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “I am feeling extremely sad. We have got a full series in India after a long time but we will miss him. He performed very well in the World Cup. He has been in terrific form. I am feeling bad for him and Bangladesh cricket,” External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, October 30, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “It’s a great initiative but we need to take the players into confidence,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, October 29, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “It’s a great initiative but we need to take the players into confidence. If you look at the itinerary, we would probably get two days (November 20, 21) for training with pink ball under lights. That’s too little time for preparation. The players are meeting the president today. Hopefully, by tonight or tomorrow (Tuesday) morning, a decision will be made,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, October 29, 2019 12:56:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Cricket Operations ) : “From Cricket Operation’s end, we didn’t receive any official application or statement regarding Shakib’s unavailability for the India series. I don’t think there is any uncertainty [about Shakib’s participation in the India series]. We have heard from you [journalists] and some are saying he is going and some are saying he is not. There is nothing like it,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, October 28, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan concluded : “We will tell you the details about the revised T20 team tomorrow [today]. We have some internal issues regarding the T20 team. There are a few changes in the team like Tamim Iqbal is not going due to personal reasons and Mohammad Saifuddin has been ruled out due to injury. We will give out the T20 team around noon tomorrow and the Test team will be announced a few days later. We need some more time to announce our Test team. We will announce it two to three days later,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, October 28, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “We were approached (by India) to play a pink-ball Test match. We will discuss the matter with our players and the coaching staff after the practice match. We want to hear from them whether they are interested in playing such a match,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, October 28, 2019 7:08:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “It’s a great initiative but we need to take the players into confidence. If you look at the itinerary, we would probably get two days (November 21, 22) for training with pink ball under lights. That’s too little time for preparation. The players are meeting the president today. Hopefully, by tonight or tomorrow (Tuesday) morning, a decision will be made,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, October 28, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Shakib Al Hasan ) : “If Shakib will go to the tour or not, we can clear it out tomorrow. There is no uncertainty as there are no official statements so far. Shakib had asked for the coach's permission for the two practice sessions that he missed. We can let you know about the situation in detail tomorrow,” External link

thedailystarBD Monday, October 28, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Russell Domingo ) : “The coach [Russell Domingo] told me that he was given a rest as he wanted to see the young players in the practice match” External link

thedailystarBD Sunday, October 27, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “As I arrive at the end of my dancing career,” External link

cyprus-mail Friday, October 25, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : “It will be understood in two- or three-days’ time. [Whether he plays or not] It will be understood after a medical test. It’s what I have been hearing and nothing is decided yet. If he doesn’t go then someone else will. Whether he will be able to play is the main thing. If he can’t, someone else will go. However, we always have backup plays made,” External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, October 24, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "These things always start with a movement. Once you sit with the board, it is no longer a movement. The board is there to serve the cricketers' purpose. I hope there will be reconciliation between the players and the board. We will try to solve their issues in the board meeting on (Tuesday)," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said : "These things always start with a movement. Once you sit with the board, it is no longer a movement. The board is there to serve the cricketers' purpose. I hope there will be reconciliation between the players and the board. We will try to solve their issues in the board meeting on (Tuesday)," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 22, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “These things always start with a movement. Once you sit with the board, it is no longer a movement. The board is there to serve the cricketers’ purpose. I hope there will be a reconciliation between the players and the board. We will try to solve their issues in the board meeting on (Tuesday),” External link

expressindia Tuesday, October 22, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Nazmul Hasan ) : “You know our board president [Nazmul Hasan] has always said security is our first priority. We have that in mind,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Monday, October 7, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Daniel Vettori ) : “We will start our preparation camp for the upcoming India series from October 25 and he (Vettori) will be available from the start of the camp as he is coming before that,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, October 6, 2019 8:07:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Daniel Vettori ) : “We will start our preparation camp for the upcoming India series from October 25 and he (Vettori) will be available from the start of the camp as he is coming before that,” External link

expressindia Sunday, October 6, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Daniel Vettori ) : "We will start our preparation camp for the upcoming India series from October 25 and he (Vettori) will be available from the start of the camp as he is coming before that," External link

business-standard Sunday, October 6, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Nazmul Hasan ) : “You know our board president [Nazmul Hasan] has always said security is our first priority. We have that in mind,” External link

tribune Sunday, October 6, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told ( about Daniel Vettori ) : “We will start our preparation camp for the upcoming India series from October 25 and he (Vettori) will be available from the start of the camp as he is coming before that,” External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, October 5, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan asserted : “If arrested or stopped, there will be a combat on every road in every district,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Saturday, October 5, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said : "Initially, we were expecting to host Australia for a two-match Twenty20 International series in October, but now they have agreed to play three T20 internationals and it will be played ahead of the World T20 in India, though we are yet to finalise the date," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 24, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “BCB have allowed Shakib to play for CPL. We are hoping that he will join the national team camp for the two-match Test series against India,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, September 24, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "Initially, we were expecting to host Australia for a two-match Twenty20 International series in October, but now they have agreed to play three T20 internationals and it will be played ahead of the World T20 in India, though we are yet to finalise the date," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 24, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : “There have been a lot of changes in our coaching staff since the World Cup so we spoke to the captain, coach and selectors today [Saturday]. We also discussed the home series next month -- what the strengths of the side would be and the conditions. We also chalked out our plans,” External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, August 24, 2019 9:10:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan concluded : “We have to start [offering pace friendly pitches at home]. We can’t just sit and watch. We have got a new head coach and pace bowling coach after the World Cup, so we have to start,” External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, August 24, 2019 9:10:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told ( about Tamim Iqbal ) : “We have received a letter from Tamim on the subject. However, we [the BCB] are yet to make a decision. We will take a decision following the Eid vacation,” External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, August 10, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told ( about Tamim Iqbal ) : "We have received a letter from Tamim on the subject. However, we [the BCB] are yet to make a decision. We will take a decision following the Eid vacation," External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, August 10, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “Basically me, Sujon [Khaled Mahmud], Durjoy [Naimur Rahman] and Jalal [Yunus] bhai, [IH]Mallick bhai, Mahbubul [Anam] bhai, [Enayet Hossain] Siraj bhai and [Nazmul Hassan] Papon bhai sit together and look into the matter [ interviewing a coach]. We have been involved in cricket for a long time and we decide on it together, although it’s not a committee,” External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:15:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan noted : "I think we are in a time when stories are being omitted, edited, silenced and the victory is to be able to tell these stories," "Voices that are being silenced, that are being omitted and edited should be allowed to speak. For far too long women’s voices have been shut down, the immigrant voice has been shut down. The dominate voice has been the white man in our civilization and it needs to change. I made this piece to understand the stories of the colonial soldiers, and their contribution to WWI, because their stories have very much been ignored in history," External link

itartass_en Wednesday, July 24, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan écrit : "J'ai toujours pensé que mon travail était consciemment apolitique (...) mais nous réfléchissons à l'avenir, à ce que nous laissons derrière nous pour nos enfants" External link

tv5 Thursday, July 18, 2019 7:49:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan écrit : "J'ai toujours pensé que mon travail était consciemment apolitique (...) mais nous réfléchissons à l'avenir, à ce que nous laissons derrière nous pour nos enfants" External link

la-croix Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:50:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Khalid Mahmood ) : "Khaled Mahmud is close to becoming the senior team's temporary coach. The board will confirm the decision in a couple of days," External link

srilankasource Tuesday, July 16, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Khalid Mahmood ) : "Khaled Mahmud is close to becoming the senior team's temporary coach. The board will confirm the decision in a couple of days," External link

myanmarnews Monday, July 15, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "We have given charge to Wasim Jaffer and Champaka Ramanayake in these two roles. Since the series was arranged much later, McKenzie had already asked for a leave during the same time," External link

myanmarnews Monday, July 15, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : “There will be a board meeting to take place by July 20 to 22 and we are going to discuss about the issue of the coach’s contract in that meeting. Before that I can’t make a comment on this topic at the moment,” External link

thedailystarBD Sunday, July 7, 2019 10:20:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “Farmers do not get adequate price for their produce and depend on rain for irrigation. In most of the villages, drinking water is supplied from outside putting additional financial burden on the poor. The health and education infrastructure is in complete disarray,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, May 1, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said : “Farmers do not get adequate price for their produce and depend on rain for irrigation. In most of the villages, drinking water is supplied from outside putting additional financial burden on the poor. The health and education infrastructure is in complete disarray,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, April 30, 2019 11:43:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan observes : “It’s the first form of communication and to move is to hope,” External link

prospectmagazine Friday, April 26, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan added : “We have given him the permission as we believe if he can play it will always be good for him leading up to the tri-nation in Ireland,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, April 22, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “The automatic choices are only for our key performers, especially our senior-most players. There's no doubt the under-performers will not come in as automatic choice. It’s a great opportunity for all the players, I believe,” External link

dhakatribune Friday, April 12, 2019 11:01:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “I have decided to join the Congress after getting inspired from its ideology. I will work for the people of Jagadhri in my political career,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 28, 2019 7:35:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said : “We have not put any restriction on him but we will have a discussion before he leaves, so that he doesn’t put his fitness at any risk. We would like him to inform his franchise if he thinks he is not fit. I am sure he understands and maintains himself well. He has worked hard for that over the past one month,” External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, March 20, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan informed : “The medical report we have received suggested that it will not be possible for Shakib to return to cricket before March 20. So there is no chance for him to play the third Test against New Zealand,” External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, March 12, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan told : “Shakib’s medical report suggests that he won’t be available before March 20. So I can say there is no possibility for him to go to New Zealand to take part in the last Test,” External link

clickittefaq Monday, March 11, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan explained : “Previously it was that we had to give out a 30-member squad. But as per the latest rules, we have to name a 15-member team by April 30 with the option of change till May 22. After May 22 a change can be made only if there is any injury in the squad,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, March 11, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan informed : “We still start the camp in Mirpur involving 22 cricketers, including the players from the 15-member squad, before heading to Ireland for the tri-series, followed by a camp in England, which will take place till May 23,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, March 11, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “As per medical reports, he will not be able to recover before March 20 and can only start training after that. We will assess the progress then but at this point he has no chance of being part of the team for the third Test against New Zealand,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, March 11, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan afirma : “Há sempre elementos de sacrifício no que fazemos” External link

visao Thursday, March 9, 2017 2:29:00 PM EAT



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Akram Khan told : "I had some symptoms and that's why I took the coronavirus test which came back positive," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, April 15, 2021 10:31:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “I am doing fine at the moment. There is a bit of sore throat though. I am in isolation at home and have been receiving the required treatment,” External link

dhakatribune Saturday, April 10, 2021 10:06:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Nazmul Hasan ) : “Our president (Nazmul Hasan) had mentioned this before and we will work accordingly. We are yet to have a detailed meeting on the terms of the contract. But there is no doubt that the new contract will see changes in terms and policies. The players will have to inform the format they want to play and also, if they want to play elsewhere (franchise leagues),” “A player will not be allowed to go anywhere apart from that mentioned in the paper. This understanding is open now. Before, the players used to deal with this personally with the board but now it will have to be on pen and paper. There will not be any scope for a change and one cannot claim that they are not being allowed to go to some tournament or being forced to play for the national team,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:39:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "I heard that he said that I didn't read his letter," External link

business-standard Monday, March 22, 2021 2:29:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “I heard that he said that I didn’t read his letter,” External link

financialexpress Monday, March 22, 2021 12:42:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Shakib Al Hasan ) : “We did not sit for a meeting on that (Shakib issue) today (Sunday). So far I know is he gave a long interview, I am looking forward to watch that soon. I still do not know in details of what he has said. Heard only a little,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, March 21, 2021 7:02:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan informed : “We will rethink about his NOC. If he is interested to play Test, then he shall be part of the squad and travel to play in Sri Lanka. And about the rest (of what Shakib said against the board and its directors) we will decide on what we can do,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, March 21, 2021 7:02:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told ( about Ekke Primauno ) : "What I've heard is that he sent me a letter and I didn't read it. Since I misinterpreted it, so I will discuss it with the board tomorrow or day after and reconsider his NOC [for IPL]. If he has interest in Test cricket then he will play. Regarding the other things he said, we will watch it before the board takes any decision," External link

thedailystarBD Sunday, March 21, 2021 6:16:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan says : “I wanted to tackle The Jungle Book from my perspective, rather than Kipling’s,” “We can’t ignore that he was a racist and an imperialist, but it doesn’t take away from the fact that the story was something that I connected with. It had a huge impact on me when I was a child” External link

msn-uk Friday, March 19, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan says : “It’s based on this idea, you know we have two ears and one mouth,” External link

msn-uk Friday, March 19, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan says : “Look, we are guests on this Earth,” External link

msn-uk Friday, March 19, 2021 2:15:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “I stay with my uncle, trying to learn garment work with one hand, but it is tough. Also because my left arm is still recovering so I am unable to push myself,” External link

news18 Sunday, February 28, 2021 12:47:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Shakib Al Hasan ) : "He [Shakib] sent us a letter to ask for permission to sit out the Sri Lanka tour as he wants to play in the IPL. We have given him permission. If someone doesn't want to play so it doesn't make sense to make them play forcefully," External link

thedailystarBD Friday, February 19, 2021 2:35:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : "He (Shakib) had recently given us a letter [asking] to skip the Test series against Sri Lanka as he wanted to take part in the IPL," External link

dhakatribune Friday, February 19, 2021 9:45:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Shakib Al Hasan ) : “Shakib is not going [to New Zealand]. He applied [for leave] to stay with his [expecting] wife. After talking to the board president, we granted him leave,” External link

dailytimesPK Friday, February 12, 2021 6:40:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Abdur Razzak ) : “He (Razzak) came to BCB and has already started working in the selection process. It will take may be another one or two days to complete the paper work. We are happy to have a player like him join as a member of the national selection panel,” External link

dhakatribune Thursday, February 11, 2021 6:42:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "He had asked the board for leave. We will have him back with us after the New Zealand series. We discussed the matter with the board president and granted him leave," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, February 11, 2021 4:05:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Shakib Al Hasan ) : "Shakib has given a letter to the board asking for leave during the upcoming New Zealand tour to stay beside his wife for the birth of his child. We will make a decision over the issue in the next few days," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, February 9, 2021 11:15:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told ( about Shakib Al Hasan ) : “He (Shakib) had written to the board asking for leave during the New Zealand tour. The board has granted him the leave,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, February 9, 2021 3:18:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : “He sent a letter to the board asking for leave during the New Zealand tour. We’ll make a decision soon,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, February 9, 2021 11:54:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said : “We will argue for his bail, which is listed at Rohini court tomorrow,” External link

expressindia Monday, February 1, 2021 4:18:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan told : "Every year we watch the performances before drawing up the final list. Since we haven't been able to gauge performances this year, we will keep the current centrally contracted players for two series before taking our decision. Everything will be discussed by the board before taking a decision," External link

thedailystarBD Sunday, January 17, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “We offer the contracts based on the performance of the cricketers. But this time there has been no cricket [last year] and thus we could not asses the performance. We will take a decision based on the performances from the upcoming series,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, January 17, 2021 5:29:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "To celebrate the occasion, we have designed the team jersey accordingly. We had huge plans but due to the corona virus pandemic, we had to think about health safety too. However, we might consider launching a special coin for the toss to mark the occasion during the series," External link

thedailystarBD Sunday, January 17, 2021 3:53:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Jon Lewis ) : “He [Lewis] is coming in a day or two, after which we will speak in person,” “We had three or four coaches in our shortlist but we considered his experience. After discussing the shortlist among ourselves, including the head coach, we decided to select him. Due to the pandemic, nobody wants to go on a long-term contract. We will see him for a couple of series and then see if we can keep him for a longer period” External link

dailytimesPK Thursday, January 7, 2021 9:23:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Daniel Vettori ) : "We have also run into trouble with Vettori, who wanted to come [for the West Indies series]. But there are a lot of difficult formalities [strict protocols] when someone returns to New Zealand," "Anyone going out of the country, has to mention when he or she is returning, and then the quarantine facilities are limited. He is going to join us when we go to New Zealand next month, and in the mean time, Sohel Islam will take his place," External link

irishsun Wednesday, January 6, 2021 9:14:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Russell Domingo ) : "Domingo will join us again in January as he left for South Africa. As there is not much to do for the national coaching staff at the moment, they will join us again before the West Indies series," External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, December 12, 2020 5:14:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “Look we have to make sure the health safety of the players and instructed everyone to follow those. We will undergo the corona virus test of all the payers when we will create the bio-bubble but before that we have ensured the health safety for every cricketer,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, November 9, 2020 6:16:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Shakib Al Hasan ) : “Our cricketers at the moment are not in the bio-bubble for which it totally depends on Shakib where he will go. It is his responsibility. We cannot take the responsibility for this,” External link

dhakatribune Friday, November 6, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan says : “For a dancer, the only opponent is you: you’re fighting with yourself to just make it to the end of the performance, whereas in the cage they are trained to take down their opponent,” “Both modes of violence tell a story and entertain to a degree, but the intention is different. Anything that takes you to the edge, whether it’s emotional or physical, is a form of violence” External link

guardian Friday, November 6, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan says : “The fighters surprised me, because they were so philosophical about what they do,” “For Mike, he was referencing Carl Jung and talking about the need to express the violence within us in a controlled way. For MVP, it was all about entertainment and emulating his childhood heroes like Bruce Lee. Terry came from a very violent childhood and then enlisted to fight in Afghanistan and experienced his own traumas there, so MMA is a way for him to focus and channel his frustrations. Their violence is extremely disciplined, not fuelled by rage” External link

guardian Friday, November 6, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan says : “The dance became part of the show and the audience was really open about it,” “The people I spoke to afterwards kept saying that it was something really different. It was an experiment in how movement in different environments change the way that you feel” External link

guardian Friday, November 6, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “Three-four operations took place at GTB Hospital but my treatment there was cut short because it was made a COVID-19 facility. Three months after the incident and treatment at GTB, I shifted to St. Stephen’s Hospital where another operation took place. One more operation is left but doctors are yet to finalise the date. Money is a concern because I have lost my job and now I am fully dependent on my family,” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 8, 2020 10:45:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan added : "If everything remains positive, we hope to go on the tour sometime between the 7th and 10th of the next month. Since the Lanka Premier League (LPL) has also been delayed, they have time," External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, September 26, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Nizamuddin Chowdhury ) : "We were supposed to leave for Sri Lanka tomorrow but we are not being able to do so. Head coach [Russel Domingo], selectors and BCB CEO [Nizamuddin Chowdhury] sat for a meeting and decided to give a three-day break to the players. We will return to training after three days and we hope that we will get a response from the SLC in two-three days," External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, September 26, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan added : "If everything remains positive, we hope to go on the tour sometime between the 7th and 10th of the next month. Since their [Lankan] Premier League (LPL) has also been delayed, so they also have time," External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, September 26, 2020 10:33:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : "There was an offer from the IPL but since we have a tour coming up, we didn't give him the NOC. He is an important cricketer for us and this upcoming series is also important," External link

srilankasource Friday, September 4, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan informed ( about Neil McKenzie ) : "Our batting consultant Neil McKenzie has not yet confirmed us if he will join the side on their Sri Lanka tour. We will be contacting him and in 2-3 days we will be able to know if he is able to join or not. And even if he can not join Bangladesh on the Sri Lanka tour, we still have a few options in our hand," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, August 20, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "After the test we are planning to take them to the hotel, where we will practise from September 21 for a few days before travelling to Sri Lanka," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "We are hoping to declare the team by September 10 to 15 and will have a squad if 20 to 22 players. Covid-19 is not as easy as we think. There is a lot of risk involved and we need to keep enough options ready. We are still discussing the squad. It is a long tour and we are to know the length of quarantine that we will have after reaching Colombo. The coaches have to be in quarantine once they reach Dhaka. The process ahead is long and tough and we need to plan well to handle that," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "No [there will be no limited-overs cricket] because the Test series is of the ICC Championship. We had requested them to play but they have the LPL T20 schedule to maintain. We are yet to understand the length of quarantine in Colombo. But these things will be decided soon and most probably we are going to stay in Colombo for the whole time, given it has the best health facilities," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “There will be slight change in schedule. We will most likely collect samples for Covid-19 test of the cricketers on September 18 while they are at home. We will have a short camp starting on September 21 before leaving for Sri Lanka,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan explained : “We are hoping to declare the team by September 10 to 15 and will have a squad of 20 to 22 players. Covid-19 is not as easy as we are treating it. There is a lot of risk involved and we need to keep enough options ready. We are still discussing the squad. It is a long tour and we are yet to know the length of quarantine that we will have to go through after reaching Colombo. The coaches have to be in quarantine once they reach Dhaka. The process ahead is long and tough and we need to be well planned to handle that,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "On September 18, players' samples [for coronavirus test] will be collected from their homes. We are thinking of moving the players to a hotel on September 20. The camp for the Sri Lanka tour will begin on September 21. We will practice here for a while before leaving the country for Sri Lanka," External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, August 18, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : "It is exciting to play three Tests, but it will also be a difficult time as they haven't played lately," External link

news-yahoo-in Thursday, August 13, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “It is exciting to play three Tests but it will also be a difficult time as they [the players] haven’t played in last five or six months,” External link

dailytimesPK Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said : "We need to be clear about what the ICC guidelines say regarding his ban before we can move forward. We know that he can't practice with the team before his ban comes to an end. We have to consult the coach, Shakib and the board president and it was an agenda in the meeting but nothing has been finalised," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan added : "Definitely it's in our minds that he is an important player and when he is there, the team becomes stronger," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:56:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “We will go there on September 23 while the Test series will start from October 24,” External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan informed : "We have settled on a date when we will be travelling to Sri Lanka. We may practice for 10-12 days here in Bangladesh in the middle of September before going to Sri Lanka with the HP team along with us. We will practice for 20-25 days together and then on October 24 our series will commence," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan informed ( about Shakib Al Hasan ) : "Shakib will be free [from the imposed ban] on October 29 and till then he can not practice with the team. We will have to discuss this issue with the head coach, Shakib himself and also with the board president and then come to a decision," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:17:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “Discussion between BCB and SLC is happening regularly about the new schedule and hopefully everything will be finalised soon. Earlier, we were only scheduled to play a three-Test series but now we are also trying to add some [shorter-version] matches and we have included that point in the new discussion which started after the suspension of ICC World T20,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, August 3, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "This is not the first time he was practicing outside his house. We have seen him running in the streets. We saw him working out in an empty field. He will have to take responsibility for his actions. We are not responsible if anything untoward happens due to this," External link

thedailystarBD Wednesday, July 8, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : "Right now, we have some plans in place and the coaches are ready to come in as well. You need more time to prepare for Tests and thus we couldn't go to Sri Lanka. When the coronavirus pandemic first emerged, it caused panic, it took us some time to grasp the situation. We couldn't just make a rushed decision and go there. The bowlers would need at least a month to get back bowling fitness," External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, July 2, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Wasim Akram ) : "Wasim bhai do you remember what happened in the Asia Cup in Sharjah?" External link

tribune Wednesday, May 20, 2020 2:43:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “Cherry is the second fruit crop after strawberry. It will be a challenge to ship the crop after plucking starts in May. All inter-district and inter-State transport is banned. This virus may eat up our produce too,” External link

thehindu Sunday, March 29, 2020 12:56:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan says : "We have decided not to touch anything coming from outside, like milk and veggies, or to entertain any person from outside, even if we have to starve," External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 26, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan told : “It is no doubt a deserving feat for a quality player like Tamim Iqbal. His stats speak volumes about his caliber. It is unfortunate we do not get players like Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim in domestic cricket more often due to the hectic International schedule,” External link

dhakatribune Sunday, February 2, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “Born and brought up in Prayagraj, I decided to get birth certificates made for us following the talk that even citizens of India may need to prove their citizenship,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 10, 2020 11:21:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “I never thought that I would suddenly need a birth certificate in my ‘50s. Born and brought up in Prayagraj, I decided to get birth certificates made for me and my wife following the talk that even citizens of India may need to prove their citizenship. Not wanting to take any chances I approached a lawyer friend to inquire about the documents I may need to get the birth certificates made as we both lack hospital slips of our birth,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 10, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “I never thought that I would suddenly need a birth certificate in my 50s. Born and brought up in Prayagraj, I decided to get birth certificates made for me and my wife following the talk that even citizens of India may need to prove their citizenship,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, January 10, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan told : “I respect the party’s decision on the CAA and the NRC and have been serving it for 25 years,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 9, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : “I respect the party’s decision on the CAA and the NRC and have been serving it for 25 years,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 9, 2020 11:26:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan added : “I have asked the Firozabad civil police to provide sufficient force to escort Nabi to the district hospital and back to the jail,” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 27, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “We may ask Pakistan to split the Test and Twenty20 series,” “Which series we play first will depend on the security report. If we don’t get the green signal for some reason then we have to discuss with them over playing at a neutral venue but if we get the green signal then it’s different” External link

tribune Sunday, December 8, 2019 5:46:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : “Flower is not coming so we have appointed Mark O’ Donnell from New Zealand as the head coach of Rangpur rangers,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, December 2, 2019 8:58:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “The security staff blamed the mother for losing the child, and only after repeated coaxing did they make an announcement about the missing boy. They didn’t search the water body even once. Isn’t that a criminal offence? Had they not been so negligent and had alerted us about the water body beforehand — or even deployed a diver immediately after we reported about the missing child — he could have been saved,” External link

timesofindia Monday, November 18, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said : "The security staff only blamed the mother for losing our child and after repeated coaxing made some announcement about our missing son. They did not search the water body even for once. Isn’t that a criminal offence? Had they been not so negligent and alerted us about the water body beforehand or even deployed a diver immediately after we reported about the missing child, Owais could have been saved," External link

timesofindia Sunday, November 17, 2019 7:59:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “I am feeling extremely sad. We have got a full series in India after a long time but we will miss him. He performed very well in the World Cup. He has been in terrific form. I am feeling bad for him and Bangladesh cricket,” External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, October 30, 2019 9:02:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “It’s a great initiative but we need to take the players into confidence,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, October 29, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “It’s a great initiative but we need to take the players into confidence. If you look at the itinerary, we would probably get two days (November 20, 21) for training with pink ball under lights. That’s too little time for preparation. The players are meeting the president today. Hopefully, by tonight or tomorrow (Tuesday) morning, a decision will be made,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, October 29, 2019 12:56:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Cricket Operations ) : “From Cricket Operation’s end, we didn’t receive any official application or statement regarding Shakib’s unavailability for the India series. I don’t think there is any uncertainty [about Shakib’s participation in the India series]. We have heard from you [journalists] and some are saying he is going and some are saying he is not. There is nothing like it,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, October 28, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan concluded : “We will tell you the details about the revised T20 team tomorrow [today]. We have some internal issues regarding the T20 team. There are a few changes in the team like Tamim Iqbal is not going due to personal reasons and Mohammad Saifuddin has been ruled out due to injury. We will give out the T20 team around noon tomorrow and the Test team will be announced a few days later. We need some more time to announce our Test team. We will announce it two to three days later,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, October 28, 2019 8:25:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “We were approached (by India) to play a pink-ball Test match. We will discuss the matter with our players and the coaching staff after the practice match. We want to hear from them whether they are interested in playing such a match,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, October 28, 2019 7:08:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “It’s a great initiative but we need to take the players into confidence. If you look at the itinerary, we would probably get two days (November 21, 22) for training with pink ball under lights. That’s too little time for preparation. The players are meeting the president today. Hopefully, by tonight or tomorrow (Tuesday) morning, a decision will be made,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, October 28, 2019 6:45:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Shakib Al Hasan ) : “If Shakib will go to the tour or not, we can clear it out tomorrow. There is no uncertainty as there are no official statements so far. Shakib had asked for the coach's permission for the two practice sessions that he missed. We can let you know about the situation in detail tomorrow,” External link

thedailystarBD Monday, October 28, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Russell Domingo ) : “The coach [Russell Domingo] told me that he was given a rest as he wanted to see the young players in the practice match” External link

thedailystarBD Sunday, October 27, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “As I arrive at the end of my dancing career,” External link

cyprus-mail Friday, October 25, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : “It will be understood in two- or three-days’ time. [Whether he plays or not] It will be understood after a medical test. It’s what I have been hearing and nothing is decided yet. If he doesn’t go then someone else will. Whether he will be able to play is the main thing. If he can’t, someone else will go. However, we always have backup plays made,” External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, October 24, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "These things always start with a movement. Once you sit with the board, it is no longer a movement. The board is there to serve the cricketers' purpose. I hope there will be reconciliation between the players and the board. We will try to solve their issues in the board meeting on (Tuesday)," External link

business-standard Wednesday, October 23, 2019 12:49:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said : "These things always start with a movement. Once you sit with the board, it is no longer a movement. The board is there to serve the cricketers' purpose. I hope there will be reconciliation between the players and the board. We will try to solve their issues in the board meeting on (Tuesday)," External link

business-standard Tuesday, October 22, 2019 9:52:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “These things always start with a movement. Once you sit with the board, it is no longer a movement. The board is there to serve the cricketers’ purpose. I hope there will be a reconciliation between the players and the board. We will try to solve their issues in the board meeting on (Tuesday),” External link

expressindia Tuesday, October 22, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Nazmul Hasan ) : “You know our board president [Nazmul Hasan] has always said security is our first priority. We have that in mind,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Monday, October 7, 2019 9:04:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Daniel Vettori ) : “We will start our preparation camp for the upcoming India series from October 25 and he (Vettori) will be available from the start of the camp as he is coming before that,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, October 6, 2019 8:07:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Daniel Vettori ) : “We will start our preparation camp for the upcoming India series from October 25 and he (Vettori) will be available from the start of the camp as he is coming before that,” External link

expressindia Sunday, October 6, 2019 7:13:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Daniel Vettori ) : "We will start our preparation camp for the upcoming India series from October 25 and he (Vettori) will be available from the start of the camp as he is coming before that," External link

business-standard Sunday, October 6, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Nazmul Hasan ) : “You know our board president [Nazmul Hasan] has always said security is our first priority. We have that in mind,” External link

tribune Sunday, October 6, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told ( about Daniel Vettori ) : “We will start our preparation camp for the upcoming India series from October 25 and he (Vettori) will be available from the start of the camp as he is coming before that,” External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, October 5, 2019 9:28:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan asserted : “If arrested or stopped, there will be a combat on every road in every district,” External link

TheFrontierPost-en Saturday, October 5, 2019 9:25:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said : "Initially, we were expecting to host Australia for a two-match Twenty20 International series in October, but now they have agreed to play three T20 internationals and it will be played ahead of the World T20 in India, though we are yet to finalise the date," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 24, 2019 5:24:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “BCB have allowed Shakib to play for CPL. We are hoping that he will join the national team camp for the two-match Test series against India,” External link

dhakatribune Tuesday, September 24, 2019 3:43:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "Initially, we were expecting to host Australia for a two-match Twenty20 International series in October, but now they have agreed to play three T20 internationals and it will be played ahead of the World T20 in India, though we are yet to finalise the date," External link

business-standard Tuesday, September 24, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : “There have been a lot of changes in our coaching staff since the World Cup so we spoke to the captain, coach and selectors today [Saturday]. We also discussed the home series next month -- what the strengths of the side would be and the conditions. We also chalked out our plans,” External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, August 24, 2019 9:10:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan concluded : “We have to start [offering pace friendly pitches at home]. We can’t just sit and watch. We have got a new head coach and pace bowling coach after the World Cup, so we have to start,” External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, August 24, 2019 9:10:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told ( about Tamim Iqbal ) : “We have received a letter from Tamim on the subject. However, we [the BCB] are yet to make a decision. We will take a decision following the Eid vacation,” External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, August 10, 2019 9:59:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told ( about Tamim Iqbal ) : "We have received a letter from Tamim on the subject. However, we [the BCB] are yet to make a decision. We will take a decision following the Eid vacation," External link

thedailystarBD Saturday, August 10, 2019 5:27:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “Basically me, Sujon [Khaled Mahmud], Durjoy [Naimur Rahman] and Jalal [Yunus] bhai, [IH]Mallick bhai, Mahbubul [Anam] bhai, [Enayet Hossain] Siraj bhai and [Nazmul Hassan] Papon bhai sit together and look into the matter [ interviewing a coach]. We have been involved in cricket for a long time and we decide on it together, although it’s not a committee,” External link

thedailystarBD Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:15:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan noted : "I think we are in a time when stories are being omitted, edited, silenced and the victory is to be able to tell these stories," "Voices that are being silenced, that are being omitted and edited should be allowed to speak. For far too long women’s voices have been shut down, the immigrant voice has been shut down. The dominate voice has been the white man in our civilization and it needs to change. I made this piece to understand the stories of the colonial soldiers, and their contribution to WWI, because their stories have very much been ignored in history," External link

itartass_en Wednesday, July 24, 2019 1:19:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan écrit : "J'ai toujours pensé que mon travail était consciemment apolitique (...) mais nous réfléchissons à l'avenir, à ce que nous laissons derrière nous pour nos enfants" External link

tv5 Thursday, July 18, 2019 7:49:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan écrit : "J'ai toujours pensé que mon travail était consciemment apolitique (...) mais nous réfléchissons à l'avenir, à ce que nous laissons derrière nous pour nos enfants" External link

la-croix Thursday, July 18, 2019 6:50:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Khalid Mahmood ) : "Khaled Mahmud is close to becoming the senior team's temporary coach. The board will confirm the decision in a couple of days," External link

srilankasource Tuesday, July 16, 2019 11:37:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Khalid Mahmood ) : "Khaled Mahmud is close to becoming the senior team's temporary coach. The board will confirm the decision in a couple of days," External link

myanmarnews Monday, July 15, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : "We have given charge to Wasim Jaffer and Champaka Ramanayake in these two roles. Since the series was arranged much later, McKenzie had already asked for a leave during the same time," External link

myanmarnews Monday, July 15, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan told : “There will be a board meeting to take place by July 20 to 22 and we are going to discuss about the issue of the coach’s contract in that meeting. Before that I can’t make a comment on this topic at the moment,” External link

thedailystarBD Sunday, July 7, 2019 10:20:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “Farmers do not get adequate price for their produce and depend on rain for irrigation. In most of the villages, drinking water is supplied from outside putting additional financial burden on the poor. The health and education infrastructure is in complete disarray,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, May 1, 2019 1:11:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said : “Farmers do not get adequate price for their produce and depend on rain for irrigation. In most of the villages, drinking water is supplied from outside putting additional financial burden on the poor. The health and education infrastructure is in complete disarray,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, April 30, 2019 11:43:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan observes : “It’s the first form of communication and to move is to hope,” External link

prospectmagazine Friday, April 26, 2019 6:55:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan added : “We have given him the permission as we believe if he can play it will always be good for him leading up to the tri-nation in Ireland,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, April 22, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “The automatic choices are only for our key performers, especially our senior-most players. There's no doubt the under-performers will not come in as automatic choice. It’s a great opportunity for all the players, I believe,” External link

dhakatribune Friday, April 12, 2019 11:01:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said : “I have decided to join the Congress after getting inspired from its ideology. I will work for the people of Jagadhri in my political career,” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 28, 2019 7:35:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan said : “We have not put any restriction on him but we will have a discussion before he leaves, so that he doesn’t put his fitness at any risk. We would like him to inform his franchise if he thinks he is not fit. I am sure he understands and maintains himself well. He has worked hard for that over the past one month,” External link

dhakatribune Wednesday, March 20, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan informed : “The medical report we have received suggested that it will not be possible for Shakib to return to cricket before March 20. So there is no chance for him to play the third Test against New Zealand,” External link

thedailystarBD Tuesday, March 12, 2019 12:27:00 AM EAT

Akram Khan told : “Shakib’s medical report suggests that he won’t be available before March 20. So I can say there is no possibility for him to go to New Zealand to take part in the last Test,” External link

clickittefaq Monday, March 11, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan explained : “Previously it was that we had to give out a 30-member squad. But as per the latest rules, we have to name a 15-member team by April 30 with the option of change till May 22. After May 22 a change can be made only if there is any injury in the squad,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, March 11, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan informed : “We still start the camp in Mirpur involving 22 cricketers, including the players from the 15-member squad, before heading to Ireland for the tri-series, followed by a camp in England, which will take place till May 23,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, March 11, 2019 7:26:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan said ( about Ekke Primauno ) : “As per medical reports, he will not be able to recover before March 20 and can only start training after that. We will assess the progress then but at this point he has no chance of being part of the team for the third Test against New Zealand,” External link

dhakatribune Monday, March 11, 2019 3:24:00 PM EAT

Akram Khan afirma : “Há sempre elementos de sacrifício no que fazemos” External link

visao Thursday, March 9, 2017 2:29:00 PM EAT



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director23.40%EN10/06/201706/10/2017
chorégraphe5.32%FR09/29/201729/09/2017
chief3.19%EN09/11/201711/09/2017
operations committee chief1.06%EN09/11/201711/09/2017
management department chief1.06%EN09/11/201711/09/2017
cricket management department chief1.06%EN09/11/201711/09/2017
chairman5.32%EN09/10/201710/09/2017
choreographer6.38%EN08/30/201730/08/2017
committee chairman6.38%EN06/29/201729/06/2017
coreógrafo4.26%PT03/09/201709/03/2017
vice president3.19%EN02/28/201728/02/2017
bailarino2.13%PT02/23/201723/02/2017
head3.19%EN02/21/201721/02/2017
chorégraphe britannique3.19%FR01/20/201720/01/2017
secretary2.13%EN12/19/201619/12/2016
composer1.06%EN11/20/201620/11/2016
chorégraphe anglais2.13%FR09/29/201629/09/2016
chief of bcb2.13%EN08/30/201630/08/2016
chairman of bcb2.13%EN08/27/201627/08/2016
renowned choreographer1.06%EN06/28/201628/06/2016
captain2.13%EN06/20/201620/06/2016
cricket operations committee chairman2.13%EN05/27/201627/05/2016
chorégraphe star1.06%FR05/23/201623/05/2016
national team captain7.45%EN03/10/201510/03/2015
player3.19%EN02/27/201427/02/2014
Names Lang Count
Akram KhanEN65.48%
Akram KhanFR19.54%
Akram KhanES12.69%
Akram KhanPT2.28%


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