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  • Shadab spins Pakistan to victory

    Pakistan win the second of a four-match T20 International series against West Indies by three runs at the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad.

  • The Subashis show and the Hathuru bouncer

    There are interesting tidbits you can catch during a Bangladesh practice session, especially when the team are in the run of form they are currently in on the tour of Sri Lanka.

  • Fizz's dip no cause for alarm

    Ever since his debut, when he took the world by storm by bowling Bangladesh to a series win over India, Mustafizur Rahman has been

  • Habibur hits 275 off 110

    Habibur Rahman showed just how merciless a batsman can be during a Prime Bank Young Tigers' National School Cricket tournament at the City Club ground yesterday.

  • A chance missed

    Mohammad Saifuddin could have sent a full-toss from 17-year old left-arm pacer Ghulam Mudassar anywhere, but the batsman pushed it gently towards point and could take only one run off the final delivery of the match as Bangladesh settled their last group

  • 'Body language the biggest change'

    On Bangladesh's current tour of Sri Lanka, it is hard to get too far from the tour-opening Galle Test. Till date it was the only truly bad

  • Fizz unlikely to feature in IPL

    Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman, who played a key role in Sunrisers Hyderabad‘s (SRH) victory in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016, is likely to miss the upcoming edition of the tournament.

  • Richardson puts positive spin to Olympic slot

    The time is right for cricket to bid to become an Olympic sport with the 2024 Games being eyed as a strong possibility, International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson said on Thursday.

  • Lehmann hails 'Bradman-like' Smith

    Australian coach Darren Lehmann has hailed captain Steve Smith as "Bradman-like" after a hard-fought and fiery Test tour against India, while praising the entire "impressive" team.

  • 'In a good position ahead of the decider'

    Nine of the 17-man Bangladesh ODI squad attended a practice session at the Sinhalese Sports Club nets this morning today

  • Exciting tie at Cox's Bazar

    The Group B match of the Asian Cricket Council Teams Cup between Bangladesh and Pakistan ended as a tie when the hosts chasing Pakistan's 233, finished at par for the lost of eight wickets.

  • '311 not beyond us'

    On paper it may seem that Sri Lanka scoring 311 and then the match being abandoned was a lucky break for Bangladesh as they come to Colombo secure in the knowledge that at worst, they will have a drawn ODI series to go with a historic drawn Test series on the tour of Sri Lanka.

  • 'Pakistan game is important'

    Bangladesh have already confirmed a semifinal berth in the Emerging Teams Asia Cup, but today's last Group B match against Pakistan still has a great deal of importance for home side skipper Mominul Haque.

  • Taskin's just reward

    It was not the best bowling performance from Bangladesh, flat wicket notwithstanding, as Sri Lanka scored 311 all out in the second ODI in Dambulla on Tuesday, a match that was eventually abandoned because of rain after Sri Lanka's innings.

  • Pakistan ban Irfan for one year

    Pakistan have suspended fast bowler Mohammad Irfan for one year and fined him $1,000 after he admitted failing to report approaches by bookmakers linked to spot-fixing, cricket authorities said Wednesday.

  • 'I was relaxed before the hattrick ball'

    A sunglass-clad Taskin Ahmed basked in the glory of a rare feat in this morning at the Aliya Resort and Spa in Dambulla today.

  • Confident Tigers head to Colombo

    The Bangladesh cricket team started off from their resort at Dambulla to travel back to Colombo, their next destination on the tour of Sri Lanka at around, at around 10:45am (11:15am Bangladesh time) today.

  • Relieved Du Plessis bemoans poor Proteas batting in NZ

    South Africa captain Faf du Plessis breathed a sigh of relief as rain bucketed down in Hamilton on Wednesday, washing out the final day of the third Test against New Zealand and ensuring his side sealed a 1-0 series victory.

  • Rain robs New Zealand

    Heavy overnight rain ended New Zealand's hopes of winning the third Test against South Africa and levelling the series at 1-1 today when the final day in Hamilton was abandoned without a ball being bowled.

  • Kohli may miss start of IPL

    India's firebrand skipper Virat Kohli may miss the start of the lucrative Indian Premier League T20 tournament as he races against time to recover from a shoulder injury.

  • BFF takes strict measures

    The Bangladesh Football Federation (BHF) has fined Jessore Football Association Tk 20,000 for fielding an over-aged player in the National Under-18 Football Championship. In addition, the player in question, Zahid Hasan, has also been suspended for six months.

  • Nasir century leads hosts to semifinal

    Nepal made early inroads after deciding to bowl first as they reduced Bangladesh to 33 for four, but Nasir Hossain stood tall with an unbeaten hundred to confirm Bangladesh's semifinal spot in the Max Emerging Teams Asia Cup at the Sheikh Kamal International Stadium in Cox's Bazar yesterday.


    Kusal Mendis is not the most attractive batsman in world cricket; neither is he the most aggressive one. But he is a gritty customer, and

  • Taskin fifth Bangladeshi to take an ODI hattrick

    Taskin Ahmed yesterday became the fifth Bangladesh player, after Shahadat Hossain, Abdur Razzak, Rubel Hossain and Taijul Islam to pick up a hattrick in ODI cricket, doing so in the second ODI against Sri Lanka at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium.

  • Tigers let middle overs slip

    Maintaining the level that they hit while bowling in the first ODI on Saturday was always going to be a tough ask, but yesterday in the second ODI the surprising thing was that Bangladesh's plans as well as execution were wide of the mark as Sri Lanka ran up a total of 311 all out.


    Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza had said before the match that they needed to play the near flawless game that won them

  • Taskin fifth Bangladeshi to take ODI hattrick

    Taskin Ahmed becomes the fifth Bangladesh player, after Shahadat Hossain, Abdur Razzak, Rubel Hossain and Taijul Islam to pick up a hattrick in ODI cricket, doing so in the second ODI against Sri Lanka.

  • Bangladesh's second ODI against Sri Lanka abandoned

    The second ODI between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka is called off due to incessant rain at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium today.

  • Bangladesh thump Nepal by 83 runs

    Bangladesh overwhelmed Nepal by 83 runs in their second match of the Emerging Teams Asia Cup 2017 tournament at Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium, Cox's Bazar today.

  • NZ take charge after Proteas batting collapse

    New Zealand moved within reach of a series-levelling win in the third and final Test in Hamilton on Tuesday after South Africa's batsmen crashed to 80 for five in their second innings at the close of day four.