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  • BCB XI win by 51 runs (D/L) after Soumya, Tamim tons

    Soumya Sarkar is key as BCB XI's chase of 332 against West Indies nears the business end.

  • Rubel Hossain

    It’s a lie, says Rubel

    There have been some suggestions that the Bangladesh pacers do not want to play home Tests. Pacer Rubel rubbished such noises and said it’s a complete lie.

  • Bangladeshi Batsman Mushfiqur Rahim

    'Have found my own way of living'

    Sixteen years ago, during a game between Bangladesh Under-15 and the Cricket Association of Bengal at BKSP, a young boy went

  • Bangladesh Cricket News

    An elephant named Hamilton

    The alarming size of the elephant in the room is a reflection of the esteem with which Mahmudullah Riyad is held by the Bangladesh team, the media and the fans. The elephant has a name and a number -- Hamilton 2010. One of Bangladesh cricket's best batsmen, and perhaps its most elegant, has not hit a Test century since his maiden ton in the Hamilton Test against New Zealand in February 2010.

  • Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe Series

    'My bags are always packed'

    Neither Imrul Kayes nor Soumya Sarkar are strangers to last-minute plans -- both were flown to the UAE midway through last month's Asia Cup, with the former hitting a fifty less than 20 hours after landing.

  • Bangladeshi Batsman Soumya Sarkar

    Performer of The Day: Sizzling Soumya

    The best news for Bangladesh from the three ODIs against Zimbabwe came in the last match yesterday in the form of an explosive return

  • Clinical Tigers seal series

    The mantra of putting a collective approach ahead of individual heroics paid dividends as a clinical Bangladesh clinched the three-match ODI series with a game to spare, handing Zimbabwe a comprehensive seven-wicket defeat at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium in Chattogram yesterday.

  • Shakib returns in high spirits

    Bangladesh’s ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan returned to Dhaka today following his treatment and diagnosis in Australia and the Test and T20 captain was hopeful that it might be possible to get back to the playing field within a month since there was no possibility of undergoing a surgery within 6-12 months and that the best option would be to able to play cricket without another surgery.

  • Mahmudullah Riyad

    'I'm ready for captaincy'

    With Bangladesh Test and T20I skipper Shakib Al Hasan suffering from injury and expected to be out of cricket for up to three months, there are questions about who will lead the Tigers in the upcoming home series against Zimbabwe, starting this month, and the following series against the West Indies in November.

  • Tamim Iqbal injured

    Tamim to consult specialist in England

    Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal is expected to travel to England on Thursday to consult a specialised doctor about his left hand's fractured index finger knuckle. The southpaw sustained the injury during the Asia cup opener against Sri Lanka at the bowling of Suranga Lakmal and was subsequently ruled out of the tournament.

  • Bangladesh Cricket Team Former Captain Mohammad Ashraful

    A case of curious selection

    It came as a surprise when selectors included former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful in the High Performance (HP) squad for a four-day game to be played at the Sheikh Abu Naser stadium in Khulna. The game will start from tomorrow and the squad will be split into two teams – Red team and Green Team.

  • Shakib Al Hasan talks before Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match in Asia Cup 2018

    We have to give our best: Shakib

    Tigers’ Vice Captain Shakib Al Hasan talks about the team’s preparations and expectations for their Asia Cup venture. Watch the Star Live video for Shakib’s full interview.

  • Shakib Al Hasan's Injury before Asia Cup 2018

    'I am 20-30% fit right now'

    Shakib Al Hasan has been the one name in Bangladesh cricket that has always remained the centre of discussion when it comes to planning for upcoming series.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza in Bangladesh vs West Indies

    ‘Mashrafe changed the atmosphere’

    Bangladesh had a memorable tour of the West Indies as after having lost the Test series disappointingly, they made a remarkable comeback by clinching the ODI and T20 series.

  • All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan

    We did not find the momentum, says Shakib

    Bangladesh were restricted to just 143 in a wicket which had pace and bounce but favoured run-making batsmen in the first T20I at St Kitts today. Skipper Shakib Al Hasan stated that his team did not find momentum due to losing early wickets.

  • Sabbir Rahman

    Sabbir says his account was hacked

    Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman says, that his Facebook account had been hacked and used to threaten a fan after screenshots of messages between Sabbir's account and a user's emerged.

  • Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    ‘Winning a series isn’t everything’

    Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza says that there was a lot to improve upon despite admitting that the 2-1 ODI series win away from home against the West Indies was a good achievement.

  • Russell injury hits West Indies ahead of series decider

    Windies all-rounder Andre Russell rules out of the final match against Bangladesh due to a knee injury.

  • Team Tigers against Sri Lanka in Nidahas Tr-Nation Series 2018

    Bangladesh to play Sri Lanka in Asia Cup opener

    The schedule for 2018 Asia Cup releases with Bangladesh set to play against Sri Lanka in the 2018 Asia Cup opener on September 15in the United Arab Emirates.

  • Bangladesh Women's Cricket Team

    World Cup in West Indies excites Tigresses

    Tigresses are on a roll after their recent successes have garnered the attention of not only fans in Bangladesh but the cricketing fraternity as well. Now they will prepare to embark on a new mission, this time to play in a World Cup.

  • Bangladesh vs West Indies ODI Squad declared

    Anamul, Nazmul, Rahi in Tigers’ WI tour ODI squad

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announces Tigers’ ODI squad for the tour of West Indies which begins on July 22.

  • West Indies set for two-Test clash with Bangladesh

    West Indies and Bangladesh commence a two-Test series on Wednesday with the hosts expect to continue the trend of greener, bouncier pitches and a pace attack seeking to put the visitors on the back foot from the outset.

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Afghanistan ‘favourites’ according to Shakib

    For Bangladesh T20 captain Shakib Al Hasan, Afghanistan are the favourites in the upcoming T20I series against the Tigers.

  • Walsh’s batting tips help out Riyad

    Tigers are currently undergoing a training camp ahead of the T20 series against Afghanistan without the presence of a batting-centric coach. T20 vice-captain Mahmudullah Riyad said the players were helping each other out and shared story of how coach Courtney Walsh’s suggestion worked for him during a nets session.

  • Bangladesh vs West Indies ODI Squad declared

    Taskin, Imrul out, Mosaddek makes a return

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announces the squad for the three-match T20 series against Afghanistan and left-hander Imrul Kayes and pacer Taskin Ahmed are excluded from the squad while Mosaddek Hossain makes a return.

  • Bangladesh Cricket Team Consultant Gary Kirsten

    Kirsten’s appointment in consultancy role in the final stages

    Bangladesh Cricket Board says that South African Gary Kirsten appointment as a consultant is in the final stages

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza-mario

    ‘Huge improvement in terms of attitude’

    Tigers’ strength and conditioning coach Mario Villavarayan said that there has been a huge change in attitude from the players regarding fitness.

  • Bangladesh's debut Test

    How Tigers and cricket's other Test nations fared on their debuts

    Ireland is set to become just the 11th nation to play Test cricket when they face Pakistan at Dublin's Malahide and we revisit how the previous 10 Test nations fared on their debuts.

  • The sweat behind the glamour

    Bangladesh's elite cricketers are enjoying a much-needed break in the off season, but they will be back to the grind by May 13 when

  • Shakib Al Hasan wants Mashrafe Mortaza in test match

    Shakib wants Mash in Tests: Mahmud

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) director Khaled Mahmud has become the latest in a chorus of voices calling for Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's