2019 ICC Cricket World Cup

Theresa May hosts England cricket team

British Prime Minister Theresa May hosted the World Cup-winning England cricket team in the garden of her Downing Street residence on Monday, describing their win as "one of the great sporting...

June 23, 2019
June 23, 2019

Naib rues missed chance against India

Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib said he was disappointed but not too downhearted after his team, the minnows of the World Cup, lost narrowly to cricket giants India in the final over of their...

June 23, 2019
June 23, 2019

Sudden death looms, but Tigers hopeful

Sri Lanka’s upset win over England on Friday has breathed some life into a World Cup that was heading into predictable territory and Bangladesh may be one of the teams to benefit in the race to the...

June 23, 2019
June 23, 2019

‘Should be careful against Afghans’

Just a few miles from the Bangladesh team hotel in Southampton, the World Cup’s lowest-ranked team was giving the overwhelming

June 22, 2019
June 22, 2019

‘Saifuddin uncertain, Mosaddek looking good’

“As far as I know he [Mohammad Saifuddin] is experiencing some pain and it may take some time,” Akram Khan said. “I will talk to the physio [Thihan Chandramohan] about that. But Mosaddek Hossain...

June 21, 2019
June 21, 2019

A lesson learned the hard way

Bangladesh lost their rare bout against World champions Australia by a margin of 48 runs at Trent Bridge yesterday. The defeat certainly served as a blow to Bangladesh’s dream for a place in the...

June 20, 2019
June 20, 2019

Bangladesh lose despite scoring their highest ODI total

In chase of Australia's mammoth 381 for five, Bangladesh reached 333 for 8 -- their highest-ever ODI total -- to lose by 48 runs in Nottingham.

June 20, 2019
June 20, 2019

Saifuddin in doubt for Australia match

Bangladesh pace-bowling all-rounder Mohammad Saifuddin may miss today’s World Cup match against Australia because of a lingering back injury. Bangladesh’s highest wicket-taker in the tournament and...

June 20, 2019
June 20, 2019

Australia’s snubs ‘disappointing’

It was an Australian journalist who pointed out an oft-overlooked aspect of a match-up between Bangladesh and Australia during the pre-match press conference yesterday, ahead of today’s World Cup...

June 20, 2019
June 20, 2019

Tigers’ mission improbable

At a ground steeped in history, Bangladesh will attempt to create a bit of history of their own by beating Australia for the first time in a World Cup match today in Trent Bridge.

June 20, 2019
June 20, 2019

The key factors in today's Bangladesh vs Australia match

The four-man pace attack is key to Australia’s strength at this World Cup but even then, the twin threat of Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins will hold the most significance for Bangladesh in this...