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Jishan’s regret despite six-hitting exploits in Chattogram

Jishan Alam, Afif Hossain and Akbar Ali hit brisk tons as BCB HP thrashed Bangladesh Tigers by 137 runs in the practice one-day match at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram today.

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Joty wants more domestic T20s for women’s cricketers

“Both our men’s and women’s teams are not strong in this format [T20]. Playing a smaller number of domestic competitions can be one of the reasons why,” Joty said during a press conference

18h ago

PCB hires former Bangladesh curator Hemming

Hemming will oversee pitch preparations ahead of two Tests against Bangladesh in Rawalpindi from August 21 and in Karachi from August 30.

19h ago

Fraser-McGurk to fill Warner shoes on England tour

Warner bowed out of international cricket with Australia's exit from the T20 World Cup, and the hard-hitting Fraser-McGurk has been seen as his natural successor following his sensational Indian Premier League campaign.

19h ago

‘We have the best spin attack in the world’

Bangladesh’s women’s side are slated to play the Asia Cup in Sri Lanka, scheduled to begin on July 19, with an eye on the upcoming T20 World Cup at home in October. The Tigresses, however, have a lot to work out in the meantime as they suffered a slump in recent times, with batting being their main concern in series losses to Australia and India at home. Head coach Hashan Tillakaratne talked about how the Tigresses can recover from this slump, and use their spin advantage and their target in the Asia Cup during an interview with The Daily Star’s Abdullah Al Mehdi. The excerpts of the interview are as follows:

1d ago

Samson, Kumar help India to 42-run win over Zimbabwe

Middle-order batter Sanju Samson struck a brisk 58 from 45 balls and seamer Mukesh Kumar took 4-22 as India defeated Zimbabwe by 42 runs at the Harare Sports Club on Sunday to complete a 4-1 victory in their five-game T20 International series.

1d ago

Tigresses’ less than ideal buildup for Asia Cup

Rainy weather and a lack of facilities hampered Bangladesh women’s team’s training camp at the BKSP which ended on Friday and left the team somewhat undercooked before they head off to Sri Lanka for the forthcoming ACC Women’s T20 Asia Cup on July 16.

2d ago

Jaiswal, Gill lead India to 10-wicket win over Zimbabwe

Opener Yashasvi Jaiswal struck a superb 93 from 53 balls to guide India to a 10-wicket win over Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club on Saturday and take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match T20 international series.

2d ago

'Managing swing key in Pakistan'

The batting coach of the Tigers sheds light on team’s preparation and chances for the upcoming away Test series in Pakistan.

1w ago

Anderson 'proud' of longevity as Test exit looms

James Anderson said Monday he was "most proud" of his endurance as a Test bowler as he prepares for his farewell match with England after a career spanning two decades.

1w ago

Holder has 'renewed energy' for England after Windies' success in Australia

West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder heads into this week's first Test against England at Lord's buoyed by the success the team achieved without him in Australia earlier this year.

1w ago

India says Rohit to remain Test and ODI captain

Rohit Sharma will stay on as captain of India's Test and one-day teams, the country's cricket board said, after he ended his T20 international career with a World Cup triumph.

1w ago

Bavuma returns to lead Proteas in West Indies Tests

Bavuma was not involved in the T20 World Cup in which South Africa were beaten finalists.

1w ago

When will Mushtaq be available?

"I can't say how long it's [England U19 contract] for. I don’t know if he will be available for the Pakistan series,” BCB CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury told The Daily Star today.

1w ago

Armed with borrowed bat, India opener Abhishek looks the part

India appear to have unearthed a long-term Twenty20 prospect in opener Abhishek Sharma and the secret to getting the best out of him looks simple enough too - just let him borrow a bat from teammate

1w ago

Forty years on, Greenidge recalls freedom that let him hit Lord's double century

The West Indies will be the underdogs when they face England in the first Test at Lord's starting Wednesday, with a side ranked eighth in the rankings likely to feature several faces little known to the home crowd.

1w ago

Saifuddin paints Bangladesh cricket’s sorry picture

Bangladesh seamer Mohammad Saifuddin does not always make things easy for himself whenever he speaks to the media.

1w ago

Shoriful shines, Taskin and Fizz fall flat in LPL

Bangladesh’s pace bowling trio Shoriful Islam, Mustafizur Rahman and Taskin Ahmed had contrasting experiences in their respective matches in the ongoing Lanka Premier League. 

1w ago
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