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Taijul does the trick again

Many may be unable to recall that Taijul Islam had taken five wickets in the last Test that he played for Bangladesh just over six months ago against Sri Lanka in Pallekele.

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Ebadot can afford to follow his own example

To the regular followers of Bangladesh cricket, Ebadot Hossain has made his name synonymous with the gesture of salute that he brings out after picking a wicket. That has been his trademark...

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‘All three results are possible’

India’s Shreyas Iyer once again dazzled on his debut Test, hitting his second 50-plus score of the match to put his team in charge of the opening Test against New Zealand on Sunday.

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‘It’s been a dream, no doubt’

Patel would never disrespect Test cricket by calling it an easy game but the India left-arm spinner accepts he is living a dream after producing another stellar performance in the opening Test...

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Vaughan says sorry to Rafiq but denies racism

Former England captain Michael Vaughan denied making a racist remark when he was skipper of Yorkshire but told the BBC on Saturday he apologises to his accuser ex-team-mate Azeem Rafiq if he was ...

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‘It’ll hit me only when I go out for toss’

Pat Cummins is focused on doing justice to his appointment as Australia’s new Test captain and believes limited-overs leadership would be “too much” for him, the 28-year-old said on Saturday.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Conquering tomorrow’s first session can rule them all

Often a team do not need to dominate every session, or the majority even, to win a Test match as the fate of the great game invariably hinges on whoever stamp their authority on the key ones. Such...

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

‘Accuracy on flat tracks’ worked to Taijul’s advantage

Bangladesh spinner Taijul Islam was relentless against Pakistan today, bowling the visitors out inside two sessions with a seven-wicket haul and get Bangladesh back into the first Test at...

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

India sets NZ 284 to win after lower order fightback

India set New Zealand 284 runs after a lower order fightback from the Kiwi demolition of the hosts' top batters on the fourth day of the first Test in Kanpur on Sunday.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Bangladesh four down early in second innings

Bangladesh began their second innings after Tea session with a lead of 44 runs but a loss of three quick wickets within six overs have put the hosts in deep trouble against Pakistan on the third...

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Impact of genuine fast bowling showcased again

Irrespective of pitch and conditions, the possession of potent attacking fast bowlers keeps a team invariably in the hunt and the Pakistani frontline pacers proved that yet again by utilising the...

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

‘It’s a big opportunity to make a statement’

Third time is indeed the charm for Bangladesh women’s cricket team as they will play the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup for the first time in New Zealand next year.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Tigresses seal maiden WC berth

A long wait for Bangladesh ended earlier than anticipated as the Tigresses earned entry to the 12th edition of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup, to be held next year in New Zealand in March and...

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Pakistan take command

Pakistan took charge and pushed Bangladesh onto the back foot after the second day of the first Test at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram yesterday.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

‘It’ll hit me only when I go out for toss’

Pat Cummins is focused on doing justice to his appointment as Australia’s new Test captain and believes limited-overs leadership would be “too much” for him, the 28-year-old said on Saturday.

November 28, 2021
November 28, 2021

Vaughan says sorry to Rafiq but denies racism

Former England captain Michael Vaughan denied making a racist remark when he was skipper of Yorkshire but told the BBC on Saturday he apologises to his accuser ex-team-mate Azeem Rafiq if he was ...