3h ago| Cricket

S Africa keen to wreck England 'Bazball' party

South Africa captain Dean Elgar says he does not fear "Bazball" as the Proteas seek to inflict England's first Test defeat of their swashbuckling new era under the leadership of Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum.

3h ago| Cricket

Women cricketers finally get structure

The Bangladesh national women's cricket are expected to get a roadmap and structure as the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the first-ever women's Future Tours Programme (FTP) yesterday.

6h ago| Cricket

Afghanistan recalls Shinwari for Asia Cup

All-rounder Samiullah Shinwari was on Tuesday recalled after a two-year absence from Afghanistan's cricket team, as the country announced its 17-man squad for the Asia Cup kicking off in the United Arab Emirates later this month.

1d ago| Cricket

Babar to get third-highest civilian honour

The batter, at 27, will become the youngest Pakistani to be conferred upon the award while national women’s team skipper Bismah Maroof will receive the Tamgha-e-Pakistan.

1d ago| Cricket

Cricket Australia target sport's inclusion at 2032 Olympics

Cricket Australia have targeted the inclusion of the sport at the 2032 Brisbane Olympics as part of a strategic plan to expand participation and maintain the game's position at the heart of the country's sporting culture.

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WI hand NZ first limited-overs loss of 2022

West Indies handed New Zealand their first limited-overs defeat of the year in cruising to a consolation eight-wicket win in the third and final T20 International at Sabina Park on Sunday.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

Nayeem among wickets but Chanderpaul steals the show on final day

Bangladesh off-spinner Nayeem Hasan took all the wickets that fell on the day but West Indies batter Tagenarine Chanderpaul made a serious impression on the final day of the second four-day match between Bangladesh 'A' and West Indies 'A' at the Daren Sammy Cricket Ground in Saint Lucia on Saturday.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

What BCB said on Shakib

"In our previous meeting, we had decided to name Shakib as the T20I captain. So we decided to stick to our original decision."

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

Sabbir's inclusion highlights lack of clarity

After terminating his contract with Betwinner News -- a sister concern of betting site Betwinner -- on Friday, Shakib Al Hasan was awarded captaincy of the Bangladesh T20I team the very next day as selectors announced a 17-member squad for the upcoming Asia Cup yesterday.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

Shakib rewarded with T20 captaincy

Just two days after putting an end to days of controversy that stemmed from his signing a contract with Betwinner News, Shakib Al Hasan on Saturday was named the T20I captain of Bangladesh till the next T20 World Cup, to be held in Australia in October-November.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Sabbir returns after over 2 years as BCB announces Asia Cup squad

Following a meeting on Saturday, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced a 17-member squad for the upcoming Asia Cup, slated to begin on August 27 in the UAE. The side will be led by Shakib Al Hasan, who was also named the T20I skipper till next T2o World Cup, scheduled to begin on October 16 in Australia. 

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Shakib named T20I skipper for Asia Cup and T20 WC

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Saturday announced Shakib Al Hasan the skipper of the T20I side till the next T20 World Cup, slated to begin on October 16 in Australia. 

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Afghanistan fight back in Ireland T20 series

Afghanistan defeated Ireland by 22 runs in the third Twenty20 international in Belfast on Friday as they reduced the hosts' lead to 2-1 in a five-match series.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Saif’s 146-run knock helps BD ‘A’ to strong position

Batter Saif Hassan scored a century to help Bangladesh ‘A’ to a strong position at the end of Day 3 of their second four-day match against hosts West Indies ‘A’ at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in St Lucia on Friday. 

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

NZ cruise past Windies in 2nd T20

Glen Phillips' blistering 76 off 41 balls with six sixes and four fours highlighted the tourists' dominant batting performance and earned him the man of the match award after captain Kane Williamson chose to take first strike.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Does Shakib play for BCB or with BCB?

When it comes purely to cricket, the star all-rounder has dominated almost every side he has played against over the years. But off the field, Shakib's favourite opposition to have a go at is apparently the very organisation that signs his paycheck, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB).