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  • Fizz and Shanto in, Mominul out

    Mominul Haque, along with Mushfiqur Rahim and Imrul Kayes, has also been ruled out of the second Test in Christchurch against New Zealand, which begins on Friday. In the absence of Mushfiqur, Tamim Iqbal will lead the side and Shakib Al Hasan has been named his deputy.

  • NZ warn no let-up in bouncer barrage

    Bangladesh have been warned to expect a fresh barrage of short-pitched deliveries when the second Test against New Zealand starts in Christchurch on Friday.

  • Rubel in line for Test recall

    Fast bowler Rubel Hossain may make a comeback to the Test side for the second Test against New Zealand starting on Friday in Christchurch.

  • Hossains in semis

    Alamgir Hossain, Milon Hossain, Anwar Hossain and Rubel Hossain moved into the semifinals of the AIUB Victory Day Tennis Competition at the National tennis Complex in Ramna yesterday.

  • Ctg edge Rajshahi on penalties

    Chittagong Division beat Rajshahi Division 5-4 in a penalty shootout in their knock-out round fixture of the Agrani Bank 26th National Youth Hockey Tournament at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium yesterday.

  • 0 runs in 119 balls

    It is not often you score zero runs, your team loses and you emerge as the star of a cricket game.

  • Shakib duck changed NZ Test

    Black Caps boss Mike Hesson has pinpointed the dismissal of Bangladeshi talisman Shakib Al Hasan as the turning point in his side's Test win.

  • Rabiul outguns BKSP boys

    Rabiul Islam put an end to the dominance of Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishthan (BKSP) by winning the gold medal in 10m air rifle event on the concluding day of Hamidur Rahman 2nd National Youth Shooting Championships at the National Shooting Complex yesterday.

  • NZ, BD defend bouncers despite danger

    New Zealand and Bangladesh Monday defended the short ball as a legitimate weapon following the bouncer-laden first Test which saw Mushfiqur Rahim rushed to hospital after being hit on the head.

  • Mushy released from hospital

    Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahman has returned to the ground from hospital much to the relief of Bangladesh cricket fans. But the only disappointment for the tough batsman was that he has returned only to see his team struggling to avoid a defeat.

  • Black Caps win by 7 wickets

    Bangladesh suffered a stunning seven wicket defeat against New Zealand at Basin Reserve today and thus become the only country in the history of Test cricket to concede a defeat after scoring 595 runs in the first innings.

  • NZ win by 7 wickets

    Bangladesh suffered a stunning seven wicket defeat against New Zealand at Basin Reserve today and thus become the only country in the history of Test cricket to concede a defeat after scoring 595 runs in the first innings.

  • BKSP make flying start

    Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan made a flying start in the Agrani Bank 26th National Youth Hockey Championship with a massive 8-0 win over Barisal at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday.

  • Stiff competition on opening day

    In quest of finding new shooters for long-term training to materialise 'vision 2020', the Hamidur Rahman 2nd National Youth Shooting Championship got underway at the National Shooting Complex in Gulshan, with the participants competing neck-and-neck in all three events decided yesterday.

  • Bangladeshi players

    BCB names 30-man preliminary squad

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) yesterday announced a 30-member preliminary squad for its tour of India and Sri Lanka in the coming months. While Bangladesh are scheduled to play a one-off Test in Hyderabad in India in February, they will be playing three ODIs, two T20Is and two Tests in March in Sri Lanka.

  • Unchanged squad for 2nd NZ Test

    Bangladesh selectors have kept their faith in the 15-man squad for the first Test as they announced the unchanged squad for the second Test today.

  • Imrul stretchered off

    Bangladesh opener Imrul Kayes had to be stretchered off the field in the 13th over during the second innings of the first Test against New Zealand at Wellington today.

  • Preliminary squads of India, Sri Lanka tours announced

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board announced 30-man preliminary squad for the tours of India and Sri Lanka this year today.

  • Watch Live: BD v NZ 1st Test, day 4

    Bangladesh lead by 122 runs with seven wickets in hand going into the final day of the first Test against New Zealand at Basin Reserve, Wellington today.

  • 'Bangladesh have been outstanding'

    New Zealand's Ross Taylor has described Bangladesh's performance in the first Test so far as 'outstanding' and expects the Tigers to only get better in the longer format in the coming days.

  • 'We need to be patient'

    Kamrul Islam Rabbi, who was Bangladesh's highest wicket-taker yesterday with two scalps, said that Bangladesh's bowlers needed to exercise patience in order to reap the rewards on a batting-friendly Basin Reserve track.

  • BFF undecided over national team coach

    The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) yesterday approved the appointment of a fitness coach and extended contract with a goalkeeping coach to work on its various teams for a short-term.

  • Youth shooting gets underway

    Hamidur Rahman 2nd Youth Shooting Championship got underway at the National Shooting Sports Federation (BSSF) in Gulshan yesterday.

  • Youth hockey starts today

    Agrani Bank 26th National Youth Hockey Competition starts at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium today, with a total of 38 teams taking part.

  • NZ still 303 runs behind

    New Zealand finished the third day of the opening Test against Bangladesh at 292-3, still 303 runs behind the Tigers’ imposing first innings total of 595-8 declared at the Basin Reserve in Wellington today.

  • Watch Live: BD v NZ 1st Test, Day 3

    When umpires called stumps on day 3, New Zealand reached 292 for 3 in 77 overs after Bangladesh declared their first innings at 595 for 8 at Basin Reserve, Wellington today.

  • V-Day Tennis starts today

    AIUB Victory Day Tennis Tournament gets underway today at the National Tennis Complex in Ramna with a total of nearly 200 players taking part.

  • Joy terms Bhutan debacle an accident

    Deputy minister for youth and sports Arif Khan Joy termed Bangladesh's defeat at the hands of Bhutan in the Asian Cup Qualifiers playoff as 'an accident' and blamed the then coach for wrong team selection.

  • Who employs Oliver Kurtz?

    German hockey coach Oliver Kurtz has been sitting idle in the capital for the last two days as an his appointment as Bangladesh national team's head coach has stalled over a row between the Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) and one of its vice presidents.

  • NZ rue inconsistency

    It will not be an overstatement to state that New Zealand probably expected to skittle the Bangladeshis out quickly after electing to field on a green top in the first Test.

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