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England tour a positive omen

Revered daily The Guardian has lauded the success of the security operation in Bangladesh for England's visit and concluded

Mehedi engulfed by adulation

Mehedi engulfed by adulation

Mehedi Hasan Miraz returned to Khulna to a hero's welcome as fans from his locality and extended areas flocked to his home

More than a mere series

More than a mere series

Bangladesh has seen many exciting bilateral ODI series over the years, but each of those were either preceded or followed by a Test series where the home team struggled to keep their heads above water while the visitors surfed the waves with ease.

This was not a Test Eng lost, but one which Tigers won

This was not a Test Eng lost, but one which Tigers won

Tigers have not been given their due for the magnificent manner in which they beat England in a Test match. With a little luck, they could have claimed the series 2-0, and fixed, at least temporarily, the tone of condescension that accompanies them in world cricket.

Mehedi returns to Dhaka

Mehedi returns to Dhaka

Mehedi Hasan Miraz, the young boy who became the toast of a nation with his 12 wickets in the first Test victory over England returned to Dhaka from Khulna early today.

  • Another Tamim special

    Tamim Iqbal's knocks against England have almost always been memorable. From his feisty centuries at Lord's and Manchester

  • Grim morning makes England grimace

    Grim morning would probably be an understatement if you support England, as the visitors lost five wickets in an extended morning session on the second day to stumble at 163 for 8 at lunch, still trailing Bangladesh's first innings total of 220 by 57 runs.

  • 'Won't defend the collapse'

    At 171 for 1 and with two set batsmen at the crease, Bangladesh were more than cruising in the morning yesterday. Tamim

  • Woakes reprieved by controversial no-ball

    Chris Woakes battled his way through to a vital 46 on the second afternoon in Mirpur to give England a priceless first-innings lead. However, he might have been dismissed half an hour before his eventual departure, after being given a controversial reprieve off a waist-high full toss.

  • Mehedi makes his mark

    Youngster Mehedi Hasan Miraz became the first Bangladeshi player and only the second off-spinner to bag two five-fors in his first two Tests today.

  • 'We need big partnerships'

    When Tamim Iqbal hit Moeen Ali for two consecutive, inside-out boundaries in the 40th over and reached his century it

  • Batting collapse after Tamim ton

    Twists and turns were the hallmarks of the Chittagong classic between Bangladesh and England and the Mirpur Test promised


    On a pitch that even most of England's seasoned Test players failed to get going on, there were two Bangladeshi batsmen, Tamim Iqbal

  • A special day for a special man

    A baby-faced boy just shy of his 18th birthday who showed early signs of his eventual high caliber at the ground called the Mecca of Cricket is now a 29-year old man about to play his 50th Test today at the home of Bangladesh cricket in Mirpur.

  • Tigers look to tame their own den

    With Chittagong's unique sporting track grabbing the headlines in the first Test, it was not a surprise to see both captains eagerly analysing the pitch at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.