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  • Lasith Malinga


    Lasith Malinga was not picked by Sri Lanka for a year as the board wanted him to prove himself in the domestic circuit. He did just that and yesterday showed that being a champion sportsman is like riding a bike.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim's gift of hope against Sri Lanka

    A gift of hope from a show of character

    Last man Mustafizur Rahman had a brain freeze with 3.1 overs still left and the job, despite Mushfiqur Rahim's stellar unbeaten ton, nowhere near done.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim

    Guts deliver Tigers glory

    That Bangladesh won the opening match of the Asia Cup against Sri Lanka yesterday by a crushing 137-run margin at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium does not even begin to tell the story. Mushfiqur Rahim scoring a career-best 144 off 150 balls to lift Bangladesh to 261 after Bangladesh were reduced to one run for two wickets by the end of the first over by danger man Lasith Malinga reveals a bit more, but still not the full picture.

  • Bangladesh crush Sri Lanka

    Bangladesh posted a good total of 260 thanks to Mushfiqur Rahim's unbeaten 144 that featured some lusty late blows.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim to play Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka match

    Mushy set to play today despite injury scare

    Ahead of their Asia Cup opener against Sri Lanka today in Dubai, Bangladesh got a minor scare as wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim experienced pain in his ribs, but team manager Khaled Mahmud says he will be okay to play.

  • India vs Pakistan live score update

    Asia Cup Cricket: Two kinds of heat for Tigers

    When Bangladesh take on Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup opener in Dubai today, they will deal with the familiar and the unfamiliar in a quest to progress to the second round of a tournament that has been structured in a brand new format.

  • 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.

  • Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan in Asia Cup 2018

    Tigers relax while injured trio sweat it out

    The Asia Cup is nearing the end of the build-up stage and on the verge of getting down to business with the tournament opener between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka slated for Saturday, but there was a bit of breathing space on Thursday as it was the first day of the Arabic New Year, and hence a public holiday in the UAE.

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

    Rigid Tigers let SL escape

    Bangladesh are yet to come out from the typical mentality of hiding left-arm spinners against left-hand batsmen and it proved costly

  • Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka in Nidahas Trophy Match 6

    'Nagin will turn against you'

    Bangladesh's record chase of 215 against Sri Lanka on Saturday has had a huge impact on the home fans and today's virtual Nidahas Trophy semifinal between the sides has emerged more than just a fight for a spot in Sunday's final against India.