It would not be an injustice in any way if the Cricket Gods allow Mashrafe Bin Mortaza to lift the Asia Cup trophy with his firm hands at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium today to bring smiles on the faces of the millions of cricket-crazy people in our country.
Tragic heroes they remain. After four abortive attempts the Tigers were tantalisingly close to winning a tournament of repute for the
After Bangladesh had endured such an emotional path to the final of the Nidahas Trophy following a torrid six months in
India win the Nidahas Trophy after Dinesh Karthik hit a last-ball off Soumya Sarkar in a tight match.
The stat of not winning a single game against India in their seven T20I meetings so far, including the two defeats in the Nidahas Trophy, may not hang as heavy on the shoulders of Bangladesh players after their scintillating and morale-boosting two-wicket victory over Sri Lanka on Friday as the Tigers take on India in the final at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo today.
Bangladesh's T20I and Test captain Shakib Al Hasan said yesterday that after Mahmudullah Riyad fulfilled his promise of taking the Tigers to the Nidahas Trophy final, it was now about time for him to take it one notch higher.
The Bangladesh cricket team seemed to have come full circle with their latest defeat against Sri Lanka in the tri-series final in Dhaka in