• Cook to rejoin Eng squad in Bangladesh

    England captain Alastair Cook will link with up with the England squad in Bangladesh on Monday after attending the birth of his second child.

  • Finn hints at defensive gameplan in sapping Tigers

    Steven Finn, the England pacer, takes stock of the trying conditions in Bangladesh, after sweating it out and bowling 16 overs across the two tour games against the hosts in Chittagong.

  • Tanveer takes four in warm-up draw

    England’s final dress rehearsal for the first Test against Bangladesh on Thursday ended with a draw in the second two-day tour match against BCB XI as Tanveer Haider picked up four wickets.

  • Yasir wants match with Ashwin

    Wily Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah wishes a Test face off with magician Indian offie Ravichandaran Ashwin in a battle of two fast wicket-taking spinners.

  • A brief burst in the spotlight

    Two days before the start of the ODI series against England, Abdul Mazid, as part of the Dhaka Division team, had just finished a National Cricket League four-dayer against Khulna Division. He had scored 96 in his only first-class outing in this rain-marred season.

  • I wanted Taskin in the warm-up: Chandika

    Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha sought to clear the air yesterday about the discussion surrounding fast bowler Taskin Ahmed's Test prospects by saying that it was he who insisted upon Taskin's inclusion in the two-day warm-up between BCB XI and England XI.

  • Four uncapped players in Ctg Test squad

    Newcomers Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Nurul Hasan and Kamrul Islam Rabbi and all-rounder Sabbir Rahman earn their places in the 14-man squad for the first Test match against England at MA Aziz Stadium, Chittagong due to begin on October 20, Thursday.

  • Heightened security here to stay

    Heightened security measures around high-profile sporting events could become the norm, according to the England and Wales Cricket Board's respected security advisor Reg Dickason.

  • Mazid retires hurt 8 short of ton

    Abdul Mazid retires hurt just eight runs short of his 100 in the warm-up match between England XI and BCB Xahead of Thursday's first Test between England and Bangladesh.

  • Mazid returns to complete ton

    BCB XI opener Abdul Mazid returns to the crease to complete a blistering hundred in the warm-up match against England XI ahead of Thursday's first Test between England and Bangladesh

  • Beating Tigers with new ball is crucial to victory in Ind

    This Bangladesh series is perfect preparation for India. But if England are to have any chance of winning in India then they have to beat Bangladesh comprehensively over the next two Tests to lift confidence levels.

  • Broad confident Cook will return

    England was hopeful captain Alastair Cook will return to lead the side in time for the first Test against Bangladesh next week, quick Stuart Broad says.

  • Zahid

    Zahid fires Ctg Abahani

    Zahid Hossain scored twice as Chittagong Abahani moved to the top of the JB Bangladesh Premier League with a 3-1 win against Muktijoddha Sangsad KC at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Winning is a bonus

    The move from ODI cricket to Test cricket is a jarring one if just the technical and mental adjustments required are considered. It is all the more jarring when that move is made by a team that last collectively stepped out in whites around 15 months ago and one that has won only seven out of 93 matches since their elevation to the highest level.

  • Taskin not in Test picture yet

    Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha and chief selector Minhajul Abedin all but rule out Taskin Ahmed's chances of a Test debut against England.

  • Soumya up for the fight

    A young cricketer comes to the surface, plays a series of phenomenal knocks, is the talk of the town and the love of the media and the nation, but all of a sudden fades away after a rather short period of time.

  • Farbrace backs Morgan return as Eng captain

    Eoin Morgan will return as captain of England's limited overs side in India next year despite skipping the ongoing tour of Bangladesh over safety fears, according to assistant coach Paul Farbrace.

  • Wet outfield prohibits play on first day

    The first day of the 2-day tour match between England XI and Bangladesh Cricket Board XI at MA Aziz Stadium, Chittagong is abandoned due to wet outfield.

  • Bangladesh's late stumble

    Bangladesh squandered their chances to keep their hopes of a semifinal berth in the Kabbadi World Cup alive when they surrendered a comprehensive lead to South Korea, ultimately suffering a narrow 35-32 point defeat in their third match in Ahmadabad yesterday.

  • Siddikur starts well

    Ace Bangladesh golfer Siddikur Rahman got off to an impressive start in the Macao Open when he finished the opening round with two-under par 69 at the Macau Golf and Country Club yesterday.

  • Bangladesh

    Series isn’t over yet, we can still do well in Tests

    With the one-day series done, both Bangladesh and England are now preparing for the two-match Test series, which is scheduled to begin at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong from October 20 onwards.

  • Statistical highlights of ODI series

    Check out the interesting statistical highlights of the action-packed 3-match ODI series between Bangladesh and England, which was the first bilateral ODI series loss for Tigers at home after six consecutive ODI series win since November 2014.

  • Stokes aiming for the summit after series win

    Ben Stokes says England want to be the best in the world after a hugely satisfying 2-1 series triumph in Bangladesh.

  • 'It should not be underestimated what we've achieved'

    Jos Buttler led England to a thrilling victory against the odds over Bangladesh on Wednesday night and then admits it was made extra special because of bad feeling between the sides.

  • No complaints about this match: Mashrafe

    Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza is not too disheartened by the narrow loss to England in the series decider as both sides said that the toss, which Bangladesh lost, played a crucial role.

  • Cool England clinch series

    A disciplined batting performance from England leads them to a four-wicket win over Bangladesh that gives them the ODI series 2-1

  • Tamim becomes first Bangladeshi to reach 5000 runs

    Opener Tamim Iqbal becomes the first Bangladeshi to score 5000 ODI runs.

  • Live: Stokes and Woakes take England home in style

    Chris Woakes hits a six over long off to seal the game with 13 balls left and win by four wickets with 13 balls to spare

  • Home crowd

    Bangladesh set for semifinals

    The semifinal lineups for the IHF Trophy Handball Tournament were finalized at the Shaheed Captain M Mansur National Handball Stadium yesterday, with both the men's and women's team from Bangladesh moving into the battle of the last four of their respective categories.

  • Fans to deal with Buttler in silence

    Jos Buttler's reaction to Bangladesh players' send-off after his dismissal in the second ODI against Bangladesh and Ben Stokes's reaction after that game had drawn the ire of the Bangladeshi public.