Match Report

Match Report

Pope and Woakes edge England ahead of India

Ollie Pope and Chris Woakes both scored valuable fifties on their return to Test cricket as England recovered from a top-order collapse to build a lead over India at the Oval on Friday.

Fernando ton helps Sri Lanka down South Africa

Opening batsman Avishka Fernando hit an attacking 118 to set up Sri Lanka's 14-run win over South Africa in the first of three one-day internationals on Thursday.

Desperation to win setting Tigers up for failure?

What is more important: a false sense of achievement or a harsh realisation that will eventually make you stronger? As Bangladesh prepare to host a second-string New Zealand side for a five-match T20I series starting from September 1, that question is the most pertinent one for the team’s think-tank.

Mushfiqur, Liton return to squad

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced a 19-member squad yesterday for the upcoming five-match T20I series against New Zealand, starting from September 1.

Spirited West Indies aim to seal series

Less than five days after playing one of the most memorable Test matches in recent history, West Indies and Pakistan will once again take the field on Friday in the second and final game of the series.

A test of patience for Test cricketers

Following the recent historic T20I series win over Australia, Bangladesh cricket team are gearing up for the upcoming five-match T20I series against New Zealand and with the ICC T20 World Cup in sight, members of the Test team are currently passing an idle period.

Confidence key for mental make-up

Bangladesh’s recent performances in the shortest format of the game, including the historic 4-1 series win over Australia, will surely boost the Tigers’ confidence ahead of the T20 World Cup, the schedule for which was announced by the ICC yesterday

Kiwis to receive similar bio-bubble as Aussies

The home of cricket in Mirpur once again returned to its usual business. The cricketers started the optional individual training session ahead of the upcoming home series against New Zealand set to begin next month.

Indian players celebrate

Indian players celebrate

‘This is the beauty of Test cricket’

West Indies scrambled a pulsating one-wicket victory over Pakistan on Sunday as the visitors self-destructed in the final session of the fourth day when on course to take the first Test of the two-match series at Sabina Park.

Red-hot Root continues his supremacy

England captain Joe Root smashed his second hundred of the series to steer his team to 314-5 at tea on day three of the second Test against India on Saturday at Lord’s.

Brathwaite misses century as WI edge ahead of Pak

Kraigg Brathwaite ran himself out for 97 but the West Indies captain's typically obdurate innings worked his team into a potentially useful first innings lead over Pakistan on day two of the first Test at Sabina Park on Friday.

Another five-for for Anderson

England moved to 23 without losing any wicket at Tea on the second day of the second Test against India on Friday after bowling out the visitors for 364 in their first innings. Both openers – Dom Sibley and Rory Burns – were batting on 11.

Aussie pacers dominate West Indies in series opener

Australia’s pacers demolished the West Indies batting line-up to claim a comprehensive 133-run victory on the DLS method in the rain-affected first One-Day International of a three-match series at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Tuesday.

Tamim ton, Nurul’s unbeaten knock help Tigers whitewash Zim

Tamim Iqbal’s 14th ODI ton and an unbeaten knock from Nurul Hasan Sohan helped Bangladesh ace a tricky run chase and win by five wickets in their third and final ODI against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club today. 

Liton’s steady hands make the difference

The situation required a steady hand and Liton Das answered the call, stepping out of his comfort zone and compromising his natural stroke-making ability for a calmer approach. The right-hander, making a comeback to the ODI side, struck a well-paced century at a crucial stage to help a struggling Bangladesh post a fighting total of 276 for nine in the first ODI against Zimbabwe yesterday.

Marsh shines as Australia beat West Indies by four runs

All-rounder Mitchell Marsh scored 75 and picked up three wickets as Australia defeated West Indies by four runs in the fourth Twenty20 international in St Lucia on Wednesday to record their first win in the five-match series.

Vince ton spoils Azam's party in high-scoring game

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam's stunning knock of 158 was in vain as England's second string side completed a record run chase at Edgbaston to win by three wickets on Tuesday and clinch the three-match one-day international series 3-0.