LAS VEGAS -- Nevadas governor signed a bill Monday clearing the way for a Las Vegas stadium that could be home to the Raiders, although NFL owners still need to approve the teams move from Oakland before Sin City becomes a football town. Nike Tn Nere .Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval and Raiders owner Mark Davis joined hardhat-wearing construction workers and mask-wearing Raiders fans for the ceremony at UNLV, whose football team would also use the 65,000-seat domed stadium. Cheerleaders shook pompoms and a marching band launched into Viva Las Vegas after Sandoval inked the deal.Las Vegas is ready for this. Nevada is ready for this, Sandoval said in an interview afterward. The best brand on the planet is coming together with one of the best brands in professional sports. It is truly one of those situations where 1+1(equals)3.Nevada lawmakers narrowly approved a deal in a special session last week that increases hotel taxes in the Las Vegas area to raise $750 million for a stadium and more than $400 million to expand and upgrade the Las Vegas Convention Center. In raw dollars, its the largest public contribution ever toward an NFL stadium, although the publics share of the total costs -- 39 percent -- is on par with stadiums in other similarly sized cities.Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson is putting $650 million toward the project, while the Raiders and the NFL will kick in $500 million. Critics called the deal a total scam, saying it prioritizes the legacy project of one of the worlds richest men over Nevadas school and mental health needs.Any relocation needs approval from three-fourths of NFL team owners -- a historically conservative bunch that has shied away from Las Vegas because of its legal sports betting. Davis said hes not going to guess whether enough owners will jump on board.Davis denied speculation that supporting the Las Vegas plan was a way to force Oakland, which is also trying to keep the team, to build it a stadium. He emphasized that he prefers to move his team to Las Vegas over Southern California, which is also an option.I made a commitment to the governor of Nevada, he said after the ceremony. Ive never used another city as leverage.Beyond the Raiders, a stadium close to the Las Vegas Strip would be a boon for UNLV, which now plays at a field seven miles from campus. UNLV has been trying to break out from its reputation as a commuter school and elevate its academic and sports programs.Were entering into a renaissance here for the university, and you could definitely feel that here today, UNLV President Len Jessup said.The deal faced headwinds in the Nevada Legislature, but it cleared that hurdle with persuasion from workers in the Laborers Union, who are eager for some of the 25,000 construction jobs expected to come from the stadium and convention center. The construction industry tanked during the recession, and it hasnt fully rebounded.It means the world for our families, said union organizer Kenneth McLin, who wore a hardhat and fluorescent shirt to the ceremony. The stadium is going to be the hero for everybody. Nike Air Max Plus Tn Ultra Tiger . 1, meaning problems for the doping controls at both major international sports events next year. 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Next year we went to the final.My innings against Netherlands was one of five or six things that helped us in the 1997 ICC Trophy campaign.I feel proud to be part of a family that has three Test cricketers.A hundred usually took 150 balls in one-day matches in those days but I used to go after the bowling and hit sixes that landed on the road outside the ground.Nannu bhai [Minhajul Abedin] was my idol. I used to skip school just to watch him bat, and it was due to him that I slowly found cricket more interesting.Tamim Iqbal followed Sanath Jayasuriya, so he said, Chacha [uncle], get me a Kookaburra bat. In the West Indies I saw Ricardo Powell using that bat, so I exchanged my Vampire with the Kookaburra.I was very nervous about my first tour for Bangladesh. We went to Hong Kong, where it was very cold. I didnt even have boots and one day I slipped while batting.I usually batted at No. 4 or 5, but they held me back on my ODI debut. They sent me at No. 8. I remember crying in a corner of the dressing room because I wasnt sent to bat. I was a local player in Chittagong. It was a dream batting against the likes of Abdul Qadir, who we saw on TV. I never dreamt I would play against them. Qadir was the best bowler those days. But the Pakistani players also appreciated me as the home-town boy. I think they also wanted me to score runs.Being overweight made me a shy person during my childhood. It stopped me from playing football matches, but I did train with top players like Monem Munna.I never imagined that I would take such a leap in my life through cricket. Back then, playing for Abahani or Mohammedan was more important than the national team.Ahead of the 1994 ICC Trophy, we were quite sure that we could qualify for the 1996 World Cup but we played poorly in the important matches and eventually bowed out early.I was unbeaten on 21 on my ODI debut, during the 1988 Asia Cup. We used to be scared of the big names. I wasnt picked in the first game, against India, though I had scored heavily in the league and the trial matches leading up to the tournament. But in those days they used to count the clubs where the player came from, not the player.Seven of our brothers were involved in sports. As long as my studies were up to the mark, my parents didnt stop me from playing. I got out of the house when I was 17-18, while all my brothers lived in Chittagong.Bangladesh crickets main boost was the 1994 SAARC tournament. It was my first stint as captain. Anisur Rahman and Mohammad Rafique bowled very well. Jahangir Alam batted well. I was one run short of being the highest scorer in the tournament. Rahul Dravid beat me to it and received Tk 25,000. I got married the day after the final.On the afternoon of our win against Pakistan, [coach] Gordon Greenidge was given his release letter. It hurt us. He was like our brother, guardian and friend. His contract ended that night but I didnt like how the Bangladesh Cricket Board dealt with him.We didnt know what Test cricket was, even in our first game. The management was after me continuously, and I hardly felt settled in my 12 Tests.On my ODI debut, fielding in front of such a big crowd also made me nervous but I slowly adjusted to it. We played against Sri Lanka in the next game, which was the first time we realised the importance of fielding. They were very athletic.Professionalism was far less in my early days. More than winning, we wanted to do well in those few international matches in the 1980s and 1990s.I was sitting at the back of the dressing-room tent during the lunch break of our 1997 ICC Trophy match against Netherlands. I thought I wouldnt have to bat, but we lost four wickets for 15 runs. I padded up and rushed to the crease. I knew that losing the game would send us packing, perhaps for good.The first time I played in Dhaka was in the Damal Summer Tournament for the only club that represented Chittagong. I got offers from some Dhaka clubs but I chose to play for Bangladesh Railways because they let me study while playing, and it was a team based in Chittagong.I just had to cross a road from my house to reach the MA Aziz Stadium, which had a beautiful, green outer ground. I emphasise on the green because these days you cant find any grass there. It is all barren, with hundreds of kids playing cricket and football.Nannu bhai and I have won plenty of matches batting together. So when we were together in that game against Netherlands, I was confident. But he got run out. Saiful [Islam] batted well, and then I thought maybe we can win this. The closer we got to the target, my confidence grew.Abahani-Mohammedan matches built us to tackle tough sittuations, and that helped greatly in the 1997 ICC Trophy. Scarpe Tn Donna. The win-at-all-costs mentality in the Dhaka Premier League gave us confidence.My father was a businessman and my elder brother, Iqbal Khan, was good at football and cricket. I followed him to the field, because he was a very popular footballer.Raman Lamba always stressed that I shouldnt hit the ball in the air. I used to bat a lot with him. We would win by eight wickets a number of times. I learned a lot of things from him.The game against Netherlands was played at a ground that was part of a huge park. We saw it was raining in the other ground, so we were trying to slow down the game. The English umpire was getting angry with me, but I had none of it. The rain came after 19.2 overs. If it came two balls earlier, we wouldnt have gone through. We knew that it would now be one point each. We then got the news that one point wont do, we had to win. We were in despair that this could be the end of Bangladesh cricket. My wife called me and told me not to be upset. Everyone in Bangladesh is praying for you guys, she said. These words relaxed me.In 1995 we went to Sharjah to play the Asia Cup. Our board president Saber [Hossain Chowdhury] bhai said that if I remained not out, he would give me a $1000 bonus. I sometimes cant believe we have come this far in our mentality in such a short time.I could never tell my mother about the living conditions in Dhaka in the early days because there was a big difference in the environment of a club hostel and home. She would have been hurt and wouldnt have allowed it had she known, so I used to lie to her, tell her I am doing very well.I found international cricket easier than domestic matches.We would have had better results had we not made too many changes after the 1997 ICC Trophy. Zimbabwe and Kenya played the same team for a number of years, which gave them continuity and more confidence in themselves. They did well in the 2003 World Cup.I wasnt a very good fielder but I was a safe fielder. I would take catches.We couldnt make use of many talented players in Bangladeshs early days in international cricket. We let them go far too early.After playing for Railways for two years, I got a call-up to play for Bangladesh after a good season. It was hard to get recognition in those days if you didnt play for Abahani or Mohammedan.In the 1999 World Cup we were not allowed to stay with our families, who had travelled with us. We went there to beat Scotland and one other big team. After we beat Scotland, the board said that our families shouldnt be with us. We didnt know whether we were servants or what.Tamim would go after every bowler. Nafees was good too, but he was too keen on what the coaches were saying. Tamim was his fathers No. 1 chamcha. He didnt know anything in this world apart from his dad.Captaincy was such a light matter in those days that I knew I could lose it if four or five people said something about it. Organisers in those days were not too patient with the players.In the 1999 World Cup, Pakistan had their all-time best ODI team. I wasnt as mentally strong as Tamim [Iqbal]. I got upset when I did poorly in two World Cup matches.During the 1997 ICC Trophy, our bus to the ground was very cold, so we always took towels to wrap ourselves. The journalists used those towels to dry the ground during that Netherlands game. I just sat in the corner and thought to myself: people are praying for us back home, many of the Bangladeshi expat workers have come from far to watch us in this game, the journalists are drying the ground…The team management consisted of 12-15 people in the 1999 World Cup. Sujon [Khaled Mahmud] fought to keep me in the XI against Pakistan. I made 42 against Saqlain, Waqar, Wasim Akram and Shoaib Akhtar.Bangladesh cricket was helped greatly by India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. We played plenty of first-class cricket in India and Pakistan.We got one dollar as our daily allowance while touring back in the 1990s but it was in Sri Lanka where their board gave us $35, like they paid all the other international teams.In our inaugural Test, I was too excited. I was in a daze. I think I kept playing the sweep for no reason, and then told Bulbul [Aminul Islam], Look what I am doing. I think I will get out doing this.Bangladesh cricket was most criticised in the 2003 World Cup.Eddie Barlow valued our senior players, but it was the opposite with the next two head coaches.Iqbal bhai did everything for Nafees and Tamim. For me too. He would organise events for me, and once he arranged a Tamim v Akram one-over match in the Chittagong Gymnasium in 1997. I just scored four runs off six balls against the kid. He hit me for six runs in the first two balls.What I got out of cricket is unbelievable. 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