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  • Younis reaches 10,000 Test runs

    Younis Khan becomes the first Pakistani player to score 10,000 Test runs.

  • Amla, AB among marquee locals

    Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers are among the top marquee local players announced by Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Friday for their new T20 league that is set to take place later this year.

  • KKR target Gujarat

    High on confidence following a hattrick of victories, two-time champions Kolkata Knight Riders will look to continue their winning streak when they face struggling Gujarat Lions in a battle between the top and bottom-placed teams of the IPL tomorrow.

  • Misbah to receive Spirit of Cricket Trophy

    Retiring Test cricketer Misbah ul Haq wins hearts of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) with his good behaviour and will soon become the first-ever recipient of the Imtiaz Ahmed Spirit of Cricket Trophy, which will also earn him a cash prize of Rs 500,000.

  • Australia's Mitchell Starc

    Injured Starc, Lynn in Aus Champions Trophy squad

    Australia pace spearhead Mitchell Starc and batsman Chris Lynn have been named as part of a formidable squad for next month's Champions Trophy in England and Wales despite nursing injuries.

  • Srini barred from going to ICC meet

    Former BCCI president N Srinivasan cannot represent the Board at the ICC meeting next week as he has been held guilty of conflict of interest, the Supreme Court said on Monday.

  • ‘Guys who can bowl a perfect yorker are always going to be dangerous’

    It is not easy being a fast bowler, especially in the T20 era where the game and its rules are tilted in batsman's favour.

  • Fizz features against Mumbai

    Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman finds a place in Sunrisers Hyderabad’s playing eleven against Mumbai Indians tonight.

  • Bashar named ICC ambassador

    Former Bangladesh captain Habibul Bashar has been named as one of eight stalwarts of the modern era as Champion Ambassadors for this summer’s ICC Champions Trophy which will be staged at three iconic venues of England and Wales from 1-18 June.

  • Umpires can eject players, tethered bails approved

    Cricket umpires have been given the power to eject disobedient players while tethered bails will be permitted to protect wicketkeepers from eye injuries as part of a series of law changes coming into effect from Oct. 1.

  • BCCI to meet Hassan today

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI's) court-appointed Committee of Administrators (COA) will meet Bangladesh Cricket

  • ‘Cricket makes you cry more, laugh less’

    Former Pakistan captain and star all-rounder Shahid Afridi, also known as Boom Boom Afridi, reflected on his career and the future plans after retirement while talking to ICC Cricket 360°.

  • Kohli wins Wisden's 'Leading Cricketer' honour

    India captain Virat Kohli has been named the "Leading Cricketer in the World" in this year's edition of the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, the publication announced on Wednesday.

  • 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.

  • India close in on series win

    Ravindra Jadeja struck a fifty to give India a handy first innings lead before returning to claim three Australian wickets as the home side stood 87 runs away from a series-clinching victory in the fourth and final test on Monday.

  • Shoaib and Shadab lead Pak to opening win over Windies

    Shoaib Malik made a composed unbeaten 38 to lead Pakistan to a six-wicket victory over West Indies in Barbados on Sunday in the first of four Twenty20 internationals.

  • Shammo Krira beat Star Club

    Shammo Krira O Shangskritik Goshthi defeated Star Club by 261 runs in the opening match of the Thakurgaon Cricket League at the Shaheed Mohammad Ali Stadium on Thursday.

  • US drone kills militant blamed for attack on SRL team in Pak

    A US drone air strike in Afghanistan has killed a Pakistani militant accused of involvement in a deadly attack on a bus carrying Sri Lanka's cricket team in 2009, Pakistani security sources and Islamist militants said.

  • Mashrafe signs for Rupganj

    Mashrafe Bin Mortaza hogged the spotlight on the opening day of the two-day players' transfer for the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • De Kock, Bavuma give South Africa lead in second Test

    Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma fell short of the centuries they probably deserved but drove South Africa to 349 for nine, a first innings lead of 81, at the close of play on the second day of the second Test against New Zealand on Friday.

  • Nicholls answers critics with rescue ton for NZ

    Henry Nicholls answered his critics with a maiden century to rescue New Zealand on a torrid first day for batsmen in the second Test against South Africa on Thursday.

  • Smith, Maxwell power Australia to 299-4

    Under-fire skipper Steve Smith cracked a gritty century as he combined with the recalled Glenn Maxwell to give Australia the opening day honours in the third Test against India in Ranchi Thursday.

  • Tigers trail hosts by 124 runs after Day-2

    Bangladesh trailed Sri Lanka by 124 runs with five wickets remaining in their first innings when the umpire called stumps on day-2 of the second Test of the series at Colombo’s P Sara Oval today.

  • Kohli has 'no regrets' over Aus bust-up

    Indian skipper Virat Kohli said on Wednesday he had no regrets over a war of words with his Australian counterpart Steve Smith as the two sides prepare to resume their bitter battle for Test supremacy.

  • Sri Lanka 238 for 7 after Day-1

    When bad light compelled umpires to call stumps on day-1, Sri Lanka reached 238 for 7 in 83.1 overs against Bangladesh during the second Test of the series at P Sara Oval, Colombo today.

  • 'No need to curb aggression'

    India coach Anil Kumble Tuesday said there was no need for his team to curb its aggression despite the din over on-field behaviour in what is turning out to be an intensely-fought Test series against Australia.

  • A bumpy yet joyous ride

    Bangladesh will reach a milestone today when skipper Mushfiqur Rahim strides in for the toss alongside his Sri Lankan counterpart Rangana Herath at the P Sara Oval in Colombo.

  • A 5-day team from a one-day culture

    The 10th and youngest Test team in cricket's exclusive club is also its most intriguing. The intriguing aspect is that Bangladesh are the only team so far that was elevated to Test level long after the ODI revolution that began in earnest when India's 1983 World Cup triumph stirred the dormant giant that is the Indian marketing machine.

  • Live the vision and grow with it

    Bangladesh Cricket Board's long cherished dream of playing at the highest level of cricket was realised in June 2000 at the annual Conference of International Cricket Council in London. An aspiration many doubted would ever come true was finally a reality.

  • Injured Liton ruled out of Colombo Test

    Bangladesh wicketkeeper Liton Das has been ruled out of the second Test, starting in Colombo tomorrow, due to a rib injury he sustained during nets on Monday.

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