100th test

You have to build a family environment

When recalling Sri Lanka's 1996 World Cup triumph, the bearded, bespectacled Asankha Gurusinha will probably not be the first name that comes to mind. But Sri Lanka's current strategic consultant was the sixth-highest scorer in the tournament and the second-highest for his team after Aravinda de Silva.

December 27, 2022
December 27, 2022

Warner slams double century in 100th Test

Australia's veteran opener David Warner hit a double century on Tuesday against South Africa in his 100th Test before being helped off the Melbourne Cricket Ground in agony.

March 21, 2017
March 21, 2017

You have to build a family environment

When recalling Sri Lanka's 1996 World Cup triumph, the bearded, bespectacled Asankha Gurusinha will probably not be the first name that comes to mind. But Sri Lanka's current strategic consultant was the sixth-highest scorer in the tournament and the second-highest for his team after Aravinda de Silva.

March 19, 2017
March 19, 2017

‘This win started in Galle’

Tamim Iqbal, the man-of-the-match in Bangladesh’s historic four-wicket win in the second Test match against Sri Lanka today, said the 259-run defeat in the first Test in Galle worked as an impetus for their win in Colombo.

March 19, 2017
March 19, 2017

Crowning win for centenary Test: Tigers beat Sri Lanka by 4 wickets

History is made at Colombo’s P Sara Oval today when Bangladesh win their centenary Test by four wickets and level the 2-match series at 1-1.

March 19, 2017
March 19, 2017

'Mustafizur took the game away from us'

Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne had averaged 11.6 in his last 10 Test innings since his last century at home, and it was on 11 that he was dropped on the third evening by Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim off a difficult deflection down the leg side.

March 18, 2017
March 18, 2017

Mushfiqur joins the 100 dismissals club

When he showed brilliant anticipation to take two steps to his right as Sri Lanka’s keeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella got down on one knee to sweep Shakib Al Hasan in the 60th over and then pouched the deflection off the bat to send his opposite number on his way, Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim became the 41st wicketkeeper in Test history and the first Bangladesh wicketkeeper to reach 100 Test dismissals.

March 18, 2017
March 18, 2017

Hosts lead BD by 139 runs after Day-4

Sri Lanka reached 268 for 8 in 100 overs and led Bangladesh by 139 runs in their second innings when the umpires called stumps on day-4 of the second Test of the series at Colombo’s P Sara Oval today.

March 18, 2017
March 18, 2017

A batsman cut out for Test cricket

Shakib Al Hasan may have grabbed all the headlines yesterday, but there was a debutant without whom Bangladesh would probably not have been able to accumulate the 129-run lead that placed the visitors ahead in the match.

March 18, 2017
March 18, 2017

Shakib puts Tigers on top

Call it resiliency or a perverse desire to prove naysayers wrong, but Bangladesh have made it a habit of turning in a stellar performance when their fans or critics least expect it.

March 17, 2017
March 17, 2017

MOMENTS

Things have not been so great for Imrul Kayes of late. He picked up an injury while batting well in Wellington in January, and an aggravation of that injury kept him out of Bangladesh's maiden Test in India in February.