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    One-to-one approach to eradicate language barrier, says Langeveldt

    Language has always been a barrier when it comes to the Bangladesh players communicating with the coaching staffs. However, newly appointed bowling coach Charl Langeveldt was hopeful to overcome this barrier when he spoke to the Bangladeshi reporters for the first time in Mirpur today.

  • Deja vu for NZ as they face Sri Lanka in second test

    The second test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand that starts at the P Sara Stadium in Colombo on Thursday has an eerily similar feel about it from their last match between the two sides there seven years ago.

  • Immediate goal is to make connection, says Domingo

    Newly appointed Bangladesh cricket team head coach Russell Domingo talked to the Bangladesh media for the first time today in a press conference in Mirpur where he revealed his goals and how he would deal with the huge expectations of the Tigers’ fans.

  • Australia's focus on winning tests, not hitting helmets - Langer

    Australia will not get drawn into a tit-for-tat battle of bouncers against England but will be prepared for a repeat of Jofra Archer's short-pitched barrage in the remaining Ashes tests, coach Justin Langer has said.

  • WTC the right move: Kohli

    Test matches in recent years have got more competitive, and the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) will only make it more so, Virat Kohli, the Indian captain, has said.

  • Smith out of third Test

    Australia’s star batsman Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test beginning on Thursday after suffering concussion, Cricket Australia announced Tuesday.

  • Bangladesh pacer Mohammad Saifuddin in practice session ahead Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka match

    HP team gets Mash’s advice before second one-dayer

    Simon Helmut was not very happy after his HP team succumbed to a 186-run at the hands of their Sri Lankan counterparts in the first one-dayer of the three-match series at BKSP on August 18. He informed that national team players such as ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza spoke to the players from the HP side in order to get them mentally ready for the second one-dayer tomorrow.

  • Williamson, Dananjaya reported for suspect bowling action

    New Zealand’s Kane Williamson and spinner Akila Dananjaya have both been reported for suspect bowling action, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced today.

  • Smith ruled out of third Test after concussion

    Australia's star batsman Steve Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test beginning on Thursday after suffering concussion, Cricket Australia announces.

  • Afghanistan announce Test and T20I squads for Bangladesh tour

    The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) today announced squads for next month's only Test against Bangladesh and the T20I tri-series involving Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe, with leg-spinner Rashid Khan as the captain of both formats.

  • Afghanistan announce Test and T20I squads for Bangladesh tour

    The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) today announced squads for the only Test against Bangladesh and the T20I tri-series involving Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe, with leg-spinner Rashid Khan as the captain of both formats.

  • Domingo, Langeveldt in town

    Bangladesh cricket team's newly appointed head coach Russell Domingo and bowling coach Charl Langeveldt arrive in Dhaka today and are expected to join the team in their conditioning camp in Mirpur tomorrow.

  • Williamson, Boult rested for SL T20Is; Southee to lead

    Pacer Tim Southee will be leading New Zealand in the upcoming T20I series against Sri Lanka, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) confirmed on Tuesday.

  • Waugh wowed by Archer's 'X-factor'

    England fast bowler Jofra Archer has the "X-factor" that unsettles opposition batting lineups, said former Australia captain Steve Waugh who believes the evenly-balanced Ashes series would be decided by a few key moments.

  • England unchanged for Headingley

    England named an unchanged squad on Monday for this week’s third Test against Australia at Headingley. The injured James Anderson, England’s all-time leading Test wicket-taker, will continue his bid to return later in the series by playing in a county 2nd XI match starting Tuesday.

  • Smith shoots to number two in Test rankings

    Steve Smith, who followed up his twin tons at Edgbaston with a 92 at Lord’s in the second Ashes Test, has reclaimed the No.2 spot in MRF Tyres ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen. Jofra Archer, meanwhile, has debuted at No.83 on the bowlers’ ranking.

  • ‘The dynamic he adds is fantastic’

    There have been few more explosive Test debuts than the one made by England’s Jofra Archer in the second match of the Ashes series against Australia at Lord’s.

  • Yuvraj’s cheeky response to Shoaib’s Archer criticism

    Former India batsman Yuvraj Singh reminded Shoaib Akhtar of how he used to act after hitting a batsman after the former Pakistan speedster criticised Jofra Archer.

  • ‘Not fair to say catches were dropped due to fitness issues’

    Bangladesh’s fielding has been lacklustre during the recent tour of Sri Lanka and before that in England at the World Cup. Critical errors in the field have cost them matches and dropped catches raised questions about the overall fitness of the side. Fitness and conditioning coach Mario Villavarayan was however skeptical of the argument.

  • Mandatory neck guards 'not far away' after Smith felled by Archer

    Compulsory neck guards on helmets for Australian cricketers are "not far away", the national team's medical chief says after a sickening blow felled Steve Smith during the second Ashes Test.

  • England unchanged for third Ashes Test as Anderson continues recovery

    England name an unchanged squad on Monday for this week's third Test against Australia at Headingley.

  • 'Frightening' Archer can be England's next superstar

    There have been few more explosive test debuts than the one made by England's Jofra Archer in the second match of the Ashes series against Australia at Lord's.

  • Ashley Cole calls time

    Former England, Arsenal and Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole announced his retirement at 38 on Sunday and plans to forge a career on coaching.

  • Stokes, Buttler keep Australia at bay

    England’s Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler batted through a rain-shortened first session on the final day of the second Ashes Test at Lord’s on Sunday after Australia’s Steve Smith was ruled out with concussion.

  • Felled Smith in doubt for third Test

    Australia’s Steve Smith was ruled out of the last day of the second Ashes Test with concussion against England at Lord’s, Cricket Australia announced on Sunday.

  • Dimuth fires SL to 1-0 lead

    Captain Dimuth Karunaratne scored 122 as Sri Lanka chased down 268 for the loss of just four wickets to win the first Test against New Zealand at Galle on Sunday and take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

  • Australia survive late onslaught to get draw

    The second Ashes Test was drawn as Australia, chasing 267 to beat England, ended on 154 for six after an absorbing final day at Lord’s on Sunday.

  • Shoaib critical of Archer’s reaction after hitting Smith

    Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhter was critical of Jofra Archer’s reaction after the England fast bowler hit Australia’s Steve Smith with a brutal bouncer on the back of the neck on day four of the second Ashes Test.

  • Tigers’ ‘high-profile’ coaching panel a positive for Riyad

    Mahmudullah Riyad’s shoulder injury rendered him unable to bowl at the recently concluded World Cup and he struggled to perform with the ball during the recent series against Sri Lanka. He was happy to be back to bowling and was also looking forward to working with new head coach Russell Domingo and the support coaching staff of the Tigers.

  • Smith out of remainder of second Test

    Australia's Steve Smith has been ruled out of the last day of the second Ashes Test with concussion against England at Lord's, Cricket Australia announced on Sunday.

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