Pakistan team outdo Tigers’ individuals

Despite Bangladesh’s 44-run lead at the end of the first innings, what made the difference for Pakistan in their comfortable eight-wicket victory? The Tigers may have taken positives from individual performances from the likes of Liton Das and Taijul Islam that swung the momentum at some stages, but it was Pakistan’s collective approach in every aspect that helped them bounce back and clinch an easy victory on the final day of the first Test at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram yesterday.

Shakib’s batting improvement

Bangladesh’s top allrounder Shakib Al Hasan is a natural when it comes to bowling. He has admitted numerous times that he works much harder on his batting than sweating it out with a ball in his hand.

Shakib joining KKR today

Ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will be available to play for the Kolkata Knight Riders in their last two group stage matches of the Indian

'You've to respect the game also'

It came as a surprise when Pakistan decided to bat in their second innings rather than enforcing the follow-on despite gaining a 354-run first innings lead

'Won't go down without a fight'

To say that the Tigers have an uphill task ahead of them would be an understatement. They can either go for those 487 remaining runs or aim to merely

Shahadat to have surgery

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will send pacer Shahadat Hossain abroad very soon for surgery on his injured knee.

December 1, 2021
December 1, 2021

Pakistan team outdo Tigers’ individuals

Despite Bangladesh’s 44-run lead at the end of the first innings, what made the difference for Pakistan in their comfortable eight-wicket victory? The Tigers may have taken positives from individual performances from the likes of Liton Das and Taijul Islam that swung the momentum at some stages, but it was Pakistan’s collective approach in every aspect that helped them bounce back and clinch an easy victory on the final day of the first Test at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram yesterday.

May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015

Shakib’s batting improvement

Bangladesh’s top allrounder Shakib Al Hasan is a natural when it comes to bowling. He has admitted numerous times that he works much harder on his batting than sweating it out with a ball in his hand.

May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015

Dissecting The Test Anomalies

If the first Test gave Bangladesh the belief to dream big, the second taught them a lesson for being overconfident.

May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015

Shakib joining KKR today

Ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will be available to play for the Kolkata Knight Riders in their last two group stage matches of the Indian

May 10, 2015
May 10, 2015

An opportunity lost

We have a tendency of being lukewarm while appreciating good things, especially which are not of our own. Take for instance

May 10, 2015
May 10, 2015

'Wrong 'cos it didn't work'

Dropped catches, an injured ring finger and his worst batting average in a series, 11.00, in the last five years; Mushfiqur Rahim will

May 10, 2015
May 10, 2015

'Regained our confidence'

Pakistan skipper Misbahul Haq felt the Test series win against Bangladesh has helped regain the team's confidence following defeats

May 10, 2015
May 10, 2015

Mominul equals Viru, Gauti & Viv

Bangladesh might have ended the Test series against Pakistan on a dull note having lost the second Test by 328 runs within four days.

May 10, 2015
May 10, 2015

Super Performer Of The Day

Yasir Shah's turners were bound to be dangerous as the Test match progressed into the fourth day, and the leg-spinner, with his four-

May 9, 2015
May 9, 2015

Mominul touches Sir Vivian Richards

Mominul Haque equals the record of 50-plus scores in 11 consecutive test matches of Sir Vivian Richards during the fourth day of the 2nd test match against Pakistan at Mirpur Stadium.