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  • Fourth day's play called off in historic Pakistan Test

    Overnight rain and poor light continued to mar Pakistan's first home Test in a decade on Saturday, with officials calling the fourth day off before play had begun.

  • Arnab Majumder Dipayan's Premature death

    Cricket mourns Arnab’s passing

    The Bangladesh cricket fraternity was shaken and shocked by news yesterday of the passing of Arnab Majumder Dipayan, a promising sports reporter of bdnews24.com.

  • Starc tears through Kiwis’ top order

    A stunning catch by Steve Smith snared the prized wicket of Kane Williamson as Mitchell Starc tore through the New Zealand top order on the second day of the first Test in Perth yesterday.

  • Bravo eager to play T20Is again

    Former West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo, who had announced his international retirement in October 2018, is keeping himself open to an international comeback for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020.

  • ‘Smith the ideal remedy’

    Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith is the ideal candidate for the role of director of cricket for the home series against England that starts later this month, according to acting Cricket South Africa (CAS) chief executive Jacques Faul.

  • Santokie’s no-ball under the scanner?

    On the cricketing side, the first three days of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) has been a little dull with one-sided matches and low totals being the norm.

  • Riyad to return to action today

    Chattogram Challengers skipper Mahmudullah Riyad, who suffered a hamstring injury during Bangladesh’s pink ball Test against India in Kolkata last month, has been declared fit to play in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL).

  • Sylhet’s surrender

    In a dull contest, Sylhet Thunder were bundled out for a meagre 91 in just 15.3 overs before Rajshahi Royals stormed to an eight-wicket victory during their Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) encounter at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • A welcome return to form

    To everyone’s delight, including his own, Tamim Iqbal returned to form during his second match for Dhaka Platoon as the dashing left hander struck a composed 50 to help his side post a fighting 180-run total against Cumilla Warriors in a Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) encounter at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Rain forces suspension of play in historic Pakistan Test

    Pakistan's first home Test in a decade was affected by bad weather Friday, with rain and an already sodden pitch forcing officials to suspend play on the third day of the contest against Sri Lanka.

  • Bangladesh Al-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad Fit to bowl

    Riyad declared fit to play upcoming BBPL matches

    Chattogram Challengers skipper Mahmudullah Riyad, who suffered a hamstring injury during Bangladesh’s pink ball Test against India in Kolkata last month, has been declared fit to play in the upcoming games for Chattogram in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL).

  • Rajshahi beat Sylhet by eight wickets

    Rajshahi Royals romp to an eight-wicket victory against Sylhet Thunder in the fifth match of the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

  • World's biggest cricket stadium takes shape in India

    The world's biggest cricket stadium, with space for 110,000 spectators, is taking shape in India and is likely to host its first international match early next year.

  • Santokie to be investigated by the BCB?

    Two media outlets reported early Friday morning that a Sylhet Thunder official 'verbally requested' the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to investigate Sylhet pacer Krishmar Santokie's no-ball during their clash with Chattogram Challengers in the opening game of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) .

  • Day 2 hit by bad weather

    Heavy rain and bad light hit the second day of the historic Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Rawalpindi yesterday, Pakistan’s first home Test since a deadly attack in 2009.

  • Marnus’s third straight ton guides Aus

    Emerging Australian batsman Marnus Labuschagne yesterday posted his third successive Test century to frustrate a resilient New Zealand attack on the opening day of the first Test in Perth.

  • Mushy included in IPL auction

    Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim’s name was part of a late inclusion in the final list of 332 players shortlisted by the Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council and will go under the hammer in the auction scheduled for December 19 in Kolkata.

  • A ton of ducks

    Shahid Afridi’s aggressive batting can bring disaster for any side in world cricket but his hit-and-miss style often sees him get out cheaply.

  • Bleak returns for Mash & Tamim

    All eyes were trained on Dhaka Platoon’s first Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) match against Rajshahi Royals yesterday as two of the biggest national stars in Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and Tamim Iqbal were returning to action after lengthy breaks.

  • ‘Fizz becoming too predictable’

    Bangladesh ace paceman Mustafizur Rahman has been struggling with the ball in recent series and his death bowling skills not is not as potent as it used to be when he stormed onto the scene back in 2015. National selector Habibul Bashar was of the opinion that Fizz is becoming predictable.

  • Gurbaz, Rossouw power Khulna

    Fifties from opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Rilee Rossouw helped Khulna Tigers romp to an eight-wicket victory over Chattogram Challengers during their Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) encounter under the lights at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Bangladeshi Batsman Mushfiqur Rahim

    IPL franchises include Mushy in the auction list

    Bangladesh wicketkeeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim’s name was included by the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises in the final list of 332 players who will go under the hammer in the upcoming auction, scheduled for December 19 in Kolkata.

  • No need to worry about Tamim: Mashrafe

    Dhaka Platoon suffer a nine-wicket thumping at the hands of Rajshahi Royals in the third match of the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

  • Santokie can’t spot the line

    Sylhet Thunders West Indian pacer Krishmar Santokie raised some eyebrows in the BBPL opener when he followed up a massive wide in the second over of Chattogram Challengers’ chase with an even more bizarre no-ball.

  • Dhawan out of WI ODIs

    Opener Mayank Agawal will replace Shikhar Dhawan in India’s ODI squad for the upcoming three-match series against the West Indies as the latter is yet to recover from his knee injury, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Wednesday.

  • Asghar brought back as Afghan captain

    Former Afghanistan cricket captain Asghar Afghan has been brought back to replace Rashid Khan and lead the team in all formats, the country’s cricket board (ACB) said on Wednesday.

  • Dar set to break record as a Test umpire

    Aleem Dar is set to break Steve Bucknor’s record of most Tests as an umpire in the first match of the series between Australia and New Zealand, which starts in Perth on Thursday.

  • Pay gap a discredit for us: Mushfiqur

    One of the most important issues surrounding the players’ 13-point demand in the strike back in October this year was the discrimination in wages between foreign and local players in the Bangladesh Premier League.

  • Imrul, Mithun fly local flag

    Local stars lit up the opener of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) between Chattogram Challengers and Sylhet Thunders at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Rangpur wilt after Shanaka blitz

    Skipper Dashun Shanaka led from the front as Cumilla Warriors started their Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League campaign on a roaring high with a thumping 105-run win over Rangpur Rangers in the second game of the opening day at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

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