In Focus: Bangladesh

In Focus: Bangladesh

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 / "Amazed at how quickly team trusted me" Hathurusingha

Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha has said that the side's quarter-final finish in the 2015 World Cup was largely due to the fact that the players bought into the changes

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 / Mortaza looks to future as fans welcome team home

The fans who turned up at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport to welcome the Bangladesh team back home from Australia waited from the afternoon

Questioning 'integrity': Umpires may sue Mostafa Kamal

World Cup umpires have been left seething over an attack on their integrity by one of the International Cricket Council's most senior figures, and could take what would be extraordinary legal action against one of their own

ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015 / Plucky Bangladesh win back nation's trust

Before Bangladesh left for Australia in January, the players and coaches routinely mentioned that the team's primary target was to reach the World Cup quarter-finals.

ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015 / Outrage in Dhaka over no-ball, BCB to lodge appeal

The BCB has said it will lodge an appeal against the umpiring decision in Thursday's match that let Rohit Sharma off the hook, and do whatever is legally necessary.

ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2015 / Bangladesh vs India: their strengths

All set to play their first quarter final match in the cricket World Cup tomorrow, the fearless Tigers are ready to halt the Indian juggernaut, who are on their mission to defend their status as the champions

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 / Tigers chase fearless cricket at daunting MCG

The first time they played at the MCG, Bangladesh's fielding imploded under the pressure of the scale of the ground. Against India, they will also have to keep their nerve

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 / 'No fear' Bangladesh's mantra for New Zealand test

Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha has said his team has taken confidence from the win against England at Adelaide and is ready to fight

Bangladesh look for possible NZ loopholes

New Zealand dominate the leading wicket-taker positions at the World Cup. Tim Southee and Trent Boult are tied for top spot on 13 apiece

Victory, a balm for the nation

The roar and the chants are unmistakable. You only hear them at a cricket stadium in Bangladesh or if you are around the Dhaka University area, soon after a big Bangladesh win. The roar was there when Bangladesh beat England in Adelaide on Monday and if you are passing by, you would be dragged towards it.

Five reasons to fear Bangladesh

Don't mention 2011. Bangladesh's victory over England in the last World Cup was overshadowed by the craziness of Ireland's triumph in Bangalore

Sounds of silence for edgy Bangladesh

The only sound one could hear after the crackle of the ball hitting the bat was crickets and other bugs. It was followed by a chuckle from the batsman, Mushfiqur Rahim

Soumya Sarkar's shot in the dark

In dreams a woman or man you do not know may step out into view, and some quality pressing out of them is so unsettling, yet in such sharp focus, it is like they are sunset-lit.

Sri Lanka in search of convincing performance

Bangladesh are a point above Sri Lanka and although the World Cup is still at a very early stage, it is hard to imagine both sides envisioning themselves in their respective positions after their first two matches.

Shafiul's 2nd resurrection

Paceman Shafiul Islam left here last night to join up with the Tigers' World Cup squad in Australia, as he was drafted in to replace Al-Amin Hossain, who was withdrawn from the side for breaking team rules.

Tigers in Kangaroo’s land

One down, six to go. Bangladesh have begun brilliantly, swatting aside Afghanistan with a superbly professional and clinical performance at Canberra’s Manuka Oval in the seventh match of ICC Cricket World Cup 201

Tigers go hunting

The seventh match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 sees the Tigers face the non-fancy Afghans in what will be the opening hunt for our national team.

Tigers train hard before Afghanistan clash

Even as Ireland were hunting down West Indies in Nelson, in a quiet corner of quiet Manuka Oval in quiet Canberra, Bangladesh were going through a three-hour intense training session. Bangladesh lost both their World Cup warm-up games, one of them to Ireland, and their first opponents in the tournament are Afghanistan, who beat them in the Asia Cup last March in the only previous ODI between the two sides.