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  • Warner, Marsh doubtful

    The war of words that has added spice to the lead-up to cricket's oldest enduring Test series will give way to genuine hostilities on Thursday when bitter Ashes rivals Australia and England march out in front of a packed crowd at the Gabba.

  • Riders fined for slow over rate

    Rangpur Riders were fined for a slow over rate during their Bangladesh Premier League match against the defending champion Dhaka Dynamites on Tuesday.

  • SLC makes Chandika interest official

    Sri Lanka's cricket board Wednesday announced it was in talks to hire Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha subject to him securing a full release from his current contractual obligations.

  • Hathursingha

    Hathurusingha, you deserved better

    So the Chandika Hathurusingha chapter in Bangladesh cricket is over. The Sri Lankan head coach of the now robust Tigers was

  • Bangladesh Women's A team

    Tigresses to hone skills on A tour

    The Bangladesh Women's A team will leave today for Bengaluru, India to take part in a three-match one-day series which will be followed by a three-match T20 series against India A.

  • Chris Gayle

    'Locals need roles to perform'

    If someone tends to pick some moments from the Dhaka leg of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), the way off-spinner Mahedi Hasan bamboozled the dashing Brendon McCullum deserves a place on the list.

  • Mashrafe Mortaza and Brendon McCullum

    A look at the BPL points table

    A look at where the teams stand in the BPL (Bangladesh Premier League) points table after the end of the Dhaka phase.

  • Nathan Lyon

    Prior bites back at Lyon: 'You've embarrassed yourself'

    Former England wicketkeeper Matt Prior hit back at Nathan Lyon for saying Australia aimed to "end careers" in the Ashes series, warning the spinner his words could come back to haunt him.

  • Joe Root

    Spotlight falls on Smith, Root on Ashes stage

    Two of the world's best batsmen will be in opposition when Australia's Steve Smith and England's Joe Root both lead their countries for the first time in an Ashes Test at Brisbane.

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib accepts penalties

    Dhaka Dynamites skipper Shakib Al Hasan was fined 50 per cent of his match fee and slapped with three demerit points yesterday

  • Pacer Thisara Perera

    Perera's last-over magic

    Rangpur Riders pulled off a thrilling three-run win against Dhaka Dynamites in a Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Ariful Haque

    Ariful conjures Titans' 4th win

    Young paceman Hossain Ali was intelligent enough to bowl it full and straight and hit the middle stump after Mahmudullah Riyad missed the first two

  • Ireland pick Malahide to host inaugural Test

    Ireland cricket bosses have chosen Malahide near Dublin to host the country's inaugural Test match against Pakistan next year.

  • Dhaka Dynamites skipper Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib fined fifty percent of match fee over umpire row

    Dhaka Dynamites captain Shakib Al Hasain is fined fifty percent of his match fee for his altercation with the umpire during the BPL match against Comilla Victorians.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim-Mahmudullah Riyad

    Ariful’s blinder gives Titans victory against Rajshahi

    Ariful Haque’s brilliant knock under pressure hands Khulna Titans victory against Mushfiqur Rahim’s Rajshahi Kings.

  • Warner hurts neck but confident of playing in Gabba

    David Warner gives the Australian camp a scare ahead of Thursdays' opening Ashes test by hurting his neck during a fielding drill but the opening batsman is confident he will be fit to face England at the Gabba.

  • Untested but defiant, Aussies seek to strike 'fear' in Ashes

    New-look Australia will bank on their pace attack terrifying England once again when two unfamiliar line-ups open hostilities for the Ashes, the oldest prize in Test cricket, in Brisbane.

  • Sylhet stumble at the death

    The 117-run partnership for the fourth wicket between Sabbir Rahman and skipper Nasir Hossain proved insufficient for Sylhet Sixers

  • Mahmudullah Riyad

    'I will miss Chandika'

    Mahmudullah Riyad yesterday became the first senior Bangladesh team member to come out and praise Chandika Hathurusingha, since the Sri Lankan's resignation as the Tigers head coach was confirmed.

  • BCB president Nazmul Hassan Papon

    Not waiting for Hathurusingha anymore: Hassan

    After more than a week of speculation about the reasons for head coach Chandika Hathurusingha's resignation and whether he will

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Shoaib, Hasan lift Comilla

    Seasoned Pakistan batsman Shoaib Malik displayed calm amidst the chaos to salvage a win for compatriot pacer Hasan Ali and thwart

  • BPL betting claims

    Police to deport five Indians

    Bangladesh police say Monday they would deport five Indians caught betting at a weekend cricket match as authorities crack down on illegal bookmaking in the lucrative domestic league.

  • BCB president Nazmul Hassan Papon

    ‘Not waiting for Chandika anymore’

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan says that the board is no longer waiting for Chandika Hathurusingha’s return.

  • Karim Benzema

    Benzema the fall guy as Real Madrid flounder

    In attempting to defend a lacklustre performance from Saturday's stalemate at Atletico Madrid, Zidane turns the spotlight once more on the misfiring Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema.

  • Shoaib Malik

    Malik’s fifty carries Comilla Victorians over the line

    Shoaib Malik's fifty under difficult circumstances helps Comilla Victorians defeat Dhaka Dynamites.

  • Usain Bolt

    Bolt improving Aussie 'explosiveness' for Ashes

    Australia's cricketers call on retired sprint king Usain Bolt to boost their running between the wickets during the Ashes Test series against England.

  • 'No dressing room help' for Perera’s controversial review

    Sri Lanka's cricket board defend Dilruwan Perera after television replays suggested the batsman looked to the dressing room during a delayed review call in the first Test against India.

  • Suranga Lakmal

    India-Sri Lanka Test ends in draw

    Bhuvneshwar Kumar took four quick wickets to give Sri Lanka a scare but the visitors held on to draw the first Test against India on Monday's final day.

  • Get behind us: Lehmann

    Coach Darren Lehmann on Sunday urged former greats to get behind the Australian team for this week's Ashes Test series opener against England following uproar over the selection of the squad.

  • 'We could have won'

    Bangladesh suffered a heartbreaking two-run defeat through Duckworth Lewis method in their ACC Under-19 Asia Cup semifinal fixture against Pakistan in Malaysia on Thursday. However, Bangladesh skipper Saif Hasan believes that his side could have won the