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  • Sri Lanka series will be a good opportunity

    Bangladesh Test captain, Mushfiqur Rahim, has described the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka as an opportunity for the Tigers to perform well away from home.

  • Aus hails the Pune win no one saw coming

    Australia hailed the extraordinary victory by their cricketers in the first Test against India in Pune on Sunday, the plaudits just about drowning out the expressions of stunned surprise at a triumph almost no one expected.

  • Afridi blitz takes Peshawar top

    Shahid Afridi played an unbeaten knock of 45 off 23 balls as Peshawar Zalmi scraped home with two wickets left in their PSL fixture agaisnt Quetta Gladiators on Saturday.

  • Imrul in focus as 5th round begins

    The focus will be on Imrul Kayes when the fifth round of the Bangladesh Cricket League begins today in Chittagong and Sylhet.

  • 'Ready for all formats'

    Mustafizur Rahman is not exactly a man of few words. But when you put a camera in front of him -- or a dozen cameras in this case -- you will not be able to get much out of the youngster.

  • Sizzling Starc bags Kohli for rare duck

    For the first time in 933 days, India captain Virat Kohli has been dismissed in Test cricket without scoring.

  • Third arrest made in Pakistan corruption probe

    A third man has been arrested in relation to an ongoing investigation into possible corruption in Pakistani cricket, Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) has said.

  • O'Keefe grabs six wickets as India collapse for 105

    Australia's left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe dispatched six Indian batsmen in just 24 balls after lunch as the hosts collapsed to 105 all out in the opening Test in Pune on Friday.

  • Mahmudullah bowls Quetta to easy win

    Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad took three wickets to fashion a convincing six-wicket win for Quetta Gladiators against Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Thursday.

  • Tigers begin SL camp today

    The formal training camp for the tour of Sri Lanka will begin today at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur.

  • Much more pressure in Tests: Taskin

    Not too long ago, Taskin Ahmed was used sporadically even in T20Is. He was given breathers in between ODIs in order to prevent any recurring injuries.

  • Smith rejects India whitewash forecast

    Steve Smith dismissed predictions Wednesday that Australia face another series whitewash against India but admitted they had to show more fight to have any chance of stopping the world's number one Test team.

  • Boom Boom unveils Champions Trophy 2017

    With 100 days to go before the first ball is bowled in the eighth edition of the ICC Champions Trophy, the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Nissan Trophy Tour was launched in the backyard of the International Cricket Council headquarters at the ICC Academy on Tuesday, 21 February.

  • Sussex congratulate Fizz on Test return

    Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman may have only played two matches for Sussex County Cricket Club in last season's Natwest T20 Blast, but the effervescent young pacer's effect seems to have been a lasting one.

  • Tigers pay homage to ‘Amar Ekushey’

    Members of the Bangladesh cricket team paid homage to 'Amar Ekushey' and the International Mother Language Day today.

  • Dickwella gets two-match ban for another misconduct

    Sri Lanka opener Niroshan Dickwella has been banned for two limited-over matches after his latest breach of ICC code of conduct, the International Cricket Council said on Tuesday.

  • Rubel, Mustafizur return to Test squad

    Bangladesh pacer Rubel Hossain has returned to the Test squad after missing out on the Hyderabad Test against India.

  • 'All about mental fitness'

    Tushar Imran converted his hundred into a double hundred at the BKSP yesterday. It was no surprise that the 33-year old batsman continued his run-fest in domestic first-class competition by scoring his second double hundred.

  • Bangladeshi players

    No takers for Tigers in IPL auction

    Six Bangladeshi cricketers remained unsold in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 players' auction at Bangalore today.

  • Stokes sold for record $2.16m at IPL

    England all-rounder Ben Stokes became the most expensive foreign player in Indian Premier League history when he was bought by the Rising Pune Giants for more than $2 million at auction Monday.

  • Afridi retires from international cricket

    Legendary Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Sunday announced his retirement from international cricket, ending an illustrious and sometimes controversial 21-year career.

  • Fizz set to return for Sri Lanka tour

    Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman is expected to make a comeback into Bangladesh's Test squad for the Sri Lanka series.

  • Shakib, Tamim frustrate again

    Bangladesh cricketers Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan failed to make any lasting impact as their side, Peshawar Zalmi, suffered a nine-run defeat to the Karachi Kings in Dubai yesterday.

  • De Kock, de Villiers clinch opener for South Africa

    A polished Quinton de Kock half century lays the foundation for South Africa's four-wicket win over New Zealand in a tense finish to a rain-shortened opening one-day international in Hamilton

  • Root happy to rely on old friend Stokes

    When Joe Root leads England out for the first time as Test captain he will be able to turn to a familiar face in Ben Stokes.

  • Net leggies to Smith no ploy: Ashwin

    The No.1 Test bowler Ravichandran Ashwin brushes off suggestions he'd begun mind games with Australia's captain Steve Smith during last year's IPL

  • Tigresses fail to qualify for World Cup

    The Bangladesh women's cricket team lose their last Super Six Game of the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier against Sri Lanka by 42 runs (D/L method), and with it a chance to qualify for the ICC Women's World Cup.

  • Tamim, Shakib fail to shine

    Bangladesh cricketers Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan, who are playing for Peshawar Zalmi, failed to make a mark with the bat in the Pakistan Super League yesterday.

  • Kayes doubtful for SL

    Imrul Kayes's position in Bangladesh's Test team for the Sri Lanka series, which is expected to be announced tomorrow, is in doubt as the Bangladesh Cricket Board's medical team have yet to deem him fit for the tour.

  • Tahir five-for sets up Kiwi thrashing

    Veteran spinner Imran Tahir is the destroyer as South Africa began their tour of New Zealand with an emphatic 78-run victory over the Black Caps in a one-off Twenty20 on Friday.

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