Bangladesh-Ireland Series 2023

Bangladesh-Ireland Series 2023

‘I never played against someone who batted with sunglasses’

Balbirnie found Liton’s glasses while batting in the first innings to be quite amusing.

‘Bangladesh bowling ineffective without me?’  

According to the Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan, it is not necessary for him to bowl if he has five to six different options in his arsenal.

Mushfiqur second to hit 14,000 int’l runs for Bangladesh

Mushfiqur Rahim’s stellar outing with the bat against Ireland in the one-off Test in Mirpur, which ended with Bangladesh winning by seven wickets today, saw him cross the 14000-run mark in international cricket.

Shakib cites family emergency as reason for IPL unavailability

Previously, board president Nazmul Hassan had stated a numerous times that the board were not going to allow players to feature in franchise leagues during international assignments.

Tigers beat Ireland for first win in 10 Tests

Bangladesh handed Ireland a seven-wicket defeat as the home side chased down a 138-run target before the end of the second session on the fourth day of the one-off Test at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Friday.

Donald has 'no idea' why Shakib has not bowled more overs

Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan’s decision to not introduce himself into the bowling attack till the 66th over of the first innings against Ireland raised a lot of questions on the opening day of their lone Test in Mirpur. Shakib, eventually, bowled only three overs on that day. 

Tucker hoping ‘something magical happens overnight’ to the flat track

Ireland had appeared to be on the verge of defeat with top-order failing to counter Shakib Al Hasan and Taijul Islam in the final session on day two. From there, they found a way on day three to make Bangladesh toil on a hot and humid day.

Tucker stars as Ireland recover from the brink to keep Mirpur Test alive

Few would have given Ireland to avoid an innings defeat, let alone stage a turnaround to keep the Mirpur Test alive as they began day three at 27 for four, but the visitors managed to claw their way back into the one-off Test against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium today.  

Taijul strikes late in first session; Ireland 65 for 3 at Lunch

Bangladesh’s left-arm spinner Taijul Islam struck late in the first session on the opening day of their one-off Test against Ireland as Bangladesh went to the lunch break with the visitors needing a good partnership at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

Shoriful, Ebadot strike in the first hour

Bangladesh pacers Shoriful Islam and Ebadot Hossain found their mark in the first hour of the one-off Test against Ireland, bagging a wicket each before drinks were called.

Tamim returns as Tigers field in only Test against Ireland

Ireland won the toss and elected to bat in the lone Test against hosts Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

Laid back Shakib amidst ‘serious’ Tigers

“We are all very serious. When playing a match, you won’t see that we are serious against India and less focused against Ireland. Focus stays the same."

Taskin ruled out of Ireland Test, Raja added as replacement

Taskin’s rise has been synonymous with Bangladesh’s improved aggression in pace attack

Revamped Tigers to preserve attacking approach, says Shakib after Ireland loss  

Despite the fact that Bangladesh were bundled out for just 124 runs before going on to lose the third and final T20I by seven wickets against Ireland on Friday, according to skipper Shakib Al Hasan, the Tigers are set to continue their attacking mindset regardless of the result.

Stirling's 77 powers Ireland to first win on Bangladesh tour

Skipper Paul Stirling smashed 77 off 41 deliveries as Ireland registered their first win of the Bangladesh tour with a seven-wicket victory in the third and final T20I at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram today.

Stirling gives Ireland flying start

The veteran batter was 42 off 25 deliveries as the visitors, 2-0 down in the three-match series, moved to 66 for two in eight overs.

Shamim's maiden fifty lifts Bangladesh to 124

After a five-match winning streak built on the back of fearless batting and thrilling pace bowling, the wheels finally seem to have come off for the new-look Tigers as were restricted to 124 runs in the third T20I against Ireland in Chattogram on Friday.

Wheels come off of Bangladesh's batting

Liton Das, Najmul Hossain Shanto and Rony Talukdar -- all in very good form throughout the series as the Tigers already won the series 2-0 -- failed to make their mark in the final T20I at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium.