2019 ICC World Cup

‘Real damage was done after 38th over’

Mashrafe said. “If Mosaddek was there, I could have used off-spinners from both ends. I still think it was okay, but I would say that the real damage was done after the 38th over.”

June 21, 2019
June 21, 2019

‘We still have a chance’

“I think we still have a chance. I don’t think any of my teammates are thinking along those lines [a fifth-place finish]. We have a chance if we win three matches. If God forbid we don’t have...

June 21, 2019
June 21, 2019

‘Real damage was done after 38th over’

Mashrafe said. “If Mosaddek was there, I could have used off-spinners from both ends. I still think it was okay, but I would say that the real damage was done after the 38th over.”

June 21, 2019
June 21, 2019

Tigers fall short after spirited chase

When Mahmudullah Riyad hit the biggest six of the match, a 95-metre straight hit off Adam Zampa in the 42nd over, and Mushfiqur Rahim neared his seventh ODI ton, it was easy to wonder what could...

June 15, 2019
June 15, 2019

Tigers getting back into the groove

Rain has been a constant companion of the Bangladesh team since their fourth World Cup match against Sri Lanka was washed out in Bristol on June 11, and it was a presence in Taunton yesterday...

June 8, 2019
June 8, 2019

Clash of styles as Tigers take on England

Bangladesh are back at the scene of prior conquests, the stadium nestled in the middle of Sophia Gardens in Cardiff. Now known as the Cardiff Wales Stadium, it is doubtful whether the former Sophia...

June 3, 2019
June 3, 2019

A deserving reward

When South Africa captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and elected to field, a few of the more faint-hearted nature feared that

May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019

Eng crush Afghanistan

Jofra Archer and Joe Root took three wickets apiece as Afghanistan slumped to 160 all out in a World Cup warm-up match at the Oval on Monday.

May 27, 2019
May 27, 2019

‘Other teams are playing better’

In the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup, we take a look back on World Cups past through the eyes of Bangladesh’s former World Cup stars. Mehrab Hossain, became the first Bangladeshi player to score a...

May 23, 2019
May 23, 2019

‘350-plus totals will be tough to chase’

In the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup, we take a look back on World Cups past through the eyes of Bangladesh’s former World Cup stars. Akram Khan had featured for the nation’s inaugural World Cup...

May 8, 2019
May 8, 2019

Tigers’ World Cup Stripes: Ashraful’s World Cup anecdote

In the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup, we take a look back on World Cups past through the eyes of Bangladesh’s former World Cup stars. Undoubtedly one of the most talented cricketers to have emerged...