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  • England thrash Proteas by innings and 53 runs

    England won the third Test on Monday, wrapping up South Africa’s tail on the morning of the last day at St George’s Park to go 2-1 up in the series after a dominant innings and 53-run victory.

  • Simmons blasts 10 sixes as Windies level T20 series

    Opening batsman Lendl Simmons blasted 10 sixes in an undefeated 91 as West Indies routed Ireland by nine wickets in the third and final Twenty20 International at Warner Park on Sunday.

  • India clinch series 2-1

    A sparkling century by Rohit Sharma and inspired bowling helped India to a series-clinching seven-wicket win over Australia in the third one-day international on Sunday.

  • Zim dominate Day One

    Opener Kevin Kasuza struck a half-century on debut as Zimbabwe eased to 189 for two at the close on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Harare on Sunday.

  • Root’s four puts Eng on the brink

    England captain Joe Root produced a Test-best bowling performance to send South Africa hurtling towards a humiliating defeat on the fourth day of the third Test at St George’s Park on Sunday.

  • Domingo seeking continuity leading into T20 WC

    With the uncertainty surrounding the possibility of Bangladesh touring Pakistan now put to rest after the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) decided to send the team in three short visits, the cricketers started training for the assignment under head coach Russell Domingo at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Hassan urges Tigers to focus on cricket

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan visited the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday, the first day of Bangladesh’s training camp for the upcoming tour of Pakistan.

  • 'Hope some new faces stake claim for T20 WC place'

    Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo says that the upcoming T20Is in Pakistan will be an opportunity for newcomers to stake a claim for a place in Bangladesh's squad for the T20 World Cup

  • England enforce follow-on on SA

    Seamer Stuart Broad ripped through South Africa’s tail to allow England to enforce the follow-on on the fourth morning of the third test before rain interrupted their victory charge at St George’s Park on Sunday.

  • The good and bad of BBPL

    The Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) came to an end with Rajshahi Royals lifting the coveted trophy after a 21-run win over Khulna Tigers at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Friday.

  • Mahmud gets maiden call-up

    The national selectors saw fit to include the uncapped Hasan Mahmud in the 15-member squad for the three-match T20I series against Pakistan later this month in a bid to unearth an up and coming pace bowler who can consistently bowl at 140mph.

  • Bess takes fifer as England tighten grip

    Off-spinner Dom Bess claimed his first Test five-wicket haul as England continued their domination on the rain-interrupted third day of the third Test against South Africa at St George’s Park yesterday.

  • Cricket Ball

    Bangladesh get brisk start

    Bangladesh got off to a winning start in the ongoing ICC U19 World Cup as the young Tigers defeated their Zimbabwean counterpart by nine wickets at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom yesterday.

  • Rabada ban is cause for concern: Boucher

    South African coach Mark Boucher says he was concerned about the disciplinary regulations in cricket which led to fast bowler Kagiso Rabada being handed a one-match ban due to his overexuberant celebration during the third test against England.

  • India make it 1-1

    India’s rejigged batting order fired on Friday as the hosts beat Australia by 36 runs in the second one-day international at Rajkot to level the three-match series.

  • Ending on a high

    The special Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League started off on a low note, with the matches initially not being very competitive. That was one of the biggest reasons for the small turnout of spectators, especially at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur.

  • Rajshahi romp to BBPL title

    Rajshahi Royals ride on fantastic performances from skipper Andre Russell, pacer Mohammad Irfan and batsman Irfan Sukkur to win the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League with a 21-run defeat of Khulna Tigers in the final.

  • Rabada out of fourth Test after Root wicket celebration

    South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada will miss the fourth and final Test against England next week as his celebrations after snatching England captain Joe Root's wicket upset match officials.

  • End of the Dhoni era?

    Former captain and wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was excluded on Thursday from the Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) list of centrally-contracted players, triggering fresh doubts on his future

  • Mushy declines to tour Pakistan

    Mushfiqur Rahim has declined to visit Pakistan for the forthcoming series, which will start with three Twenty20 Internationals later this month.

  • Hafeez & Malik recalled for T20Is

    Pakistan recalled veterans Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik, but surprisingly dropped pacemen Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz from the 15-man squad for the three-match Twenty20 series against Bangladesh starting next week.

  • Stokes, Pope steer Eng to 224 for 4

    World cricketer of the year Ben Stokes survived three reviews by South Africa as he and Ollie Pope regained the initiative for England on the first day of the third Test at St George’s Park on Thursday.

  • More than a trophy at stake

    Under-19 tournaments and series have always been seen as platforms for young players to showcase their talent and make a statement for being considered at the national level.

  • ‘Only thinking of winning’

    The special edition of the Bangladesh Premier League, named the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) to commemorate the birth centenary of father of the nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, will culminate today with the final between Rajshahi Royals and Khulna Tigers.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim practice in Bristol County Ground ahead Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match

    Mushy declines to visit Pakistan

    Bangladesh's wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim declines to visit Pakistan for the forthcoming series, a team official said on Thursday.

  • Dhoni dropped from BCCI’s central contract list

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on Thursday dropped from the BCCI's list of centrally contracted players, raising fresh doubts on the future of the former India captain who has not played since the World Cup semi-final loss to New Zealand last year.

  • Ireland stun world champions Windies in T20 opener

    Ireland rode a career-best 95 from opener Paul Stirling before keeping their nerve in a nail-biting final over to pull off a four-run win over world champions West Indies in the first of a three-match Twenty20 series on Wednesday.

  • Love playing in these situations: Russell

    A late Andre Russell show at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday saw his team Rajshahi Royals make their way to the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) final after a two-wicket victory over Chattogram Challengers during the tournament's second qualifier.

  • Russel power trumps Gayle force

    Chris Gayle smoked a 24-ball 60 to set Chattogram Challengers up for a challenging total of 164, but fellow West Indian Andre Russel’s thunderous unbeaten 54 off 22 deliveries saw Rajshahi Royals chase down the target with two wickets in hand and four balls to spare in the Second Qualifier of the Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • BD U-19 lose warm-up match against NZ

    Bangladesh Under-19 lose their second and final official warm-up fixture by four wickets against New Zealand Under-19 in Johannesburg today ahead of the upcoming ICC Under 19 World Cup.