Bangladesh vs India

‘We were waiting to meet India in a final’

The Bangladesh Under-19 team’s ace pacer Shoriful Islam bowled with fire and set an assertive tone for the rest of the young Tigers to follow during his side’s historic win over India in the final of the ICC U-19 World Cup final.

July 2, 2019
July 2, 2019

Fearless Tigers can unsettle mighty India

Some might argue against it, but it was the Tigers who provided the impetus in this World Cup with their fearless batting. South Africa came into this tournament as one of the fevourites but were effectively derailed by the Tigers. Tigers can unsettle mighty India too with their skill...

July 2, 2019
July 2, 2019

Tigers face steep odds in do-or-die match

At the end of the eight hours starting from 3:30pm today, a nation of cricket lovers will either rejoice or despair. Bangladesh will take on India in their penultimate World Cup group-stage game in Edgbaston needing a win against the form team of the competition to stay alive in the race for the semifinals.

July 2, 2019
July 2, 2019

Recovery on course

Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah Riyad’s recovery from a calf muscle tear seemed to be on course as the right-hander batted for a prolonged period at the outer nets of Edgbaston, the venue for today’s all-important World Cup match against India.

July 2, 2019
July 2, 2019

Mashrafe sees the funny side

England’s win over India made matters harder for Bangladesh to qualify for the 2019 World Cup semifinals. Bangladesh will now have to beat India today in Edgbaston and Pakistan at Lord’s on June 5 while also hoping that England lose to New Zealand on June 3.

July 1, 2019
July 1, 2019

Tigers back to business

The Bangladesh team got back to business with their first practice session after a five-day break at the practice ground in Edgbaston yesterday, with one eye on the India-England game taking place a stone’s throw away at the main venue.

July 1, 2019
July 1, 2019

Saifuddin misses the bus

The Bangladesh team bus departed the Hyatt Regency and headed towards Edgbaston at around 12:10pm yesterday, where the team

July 1, 2019
July 1, 2019

Tigers’ new-ball blues

For the Bangladesh team in Birmingham, there is only one game to focus on -- tomorrow’s World Cup match against India. Winning

July 1, 2019
July 1, 2019

Mahmudullah back to batting

The injury cloud looming over Mahmudullah Riyad got a bit lighter yesterday during Bangladesh’s first practice session since their 62-run

June 30, 2019
June 30, 2019

Busy days for Mash ahead of Indian challenge

The Hyatt Regency in Birmingham became a busier hotel over the last two days.

June 29, 2019
June 29, 2019

Tigers’ white whale

Bangladesh have worse results against other teams. They won only one of 21 matches against Australia and against Pakistan, they have won just five of 36. However, India remain the White Whale for the Tigers, not just because of a 5-29 win-loss ratio, but because in recent times India