This was Bangladesh’s 13th consecutive defeat in T20 World Cups, a dismal run extending back nine years across three events
The verbal battle between the players and team management members of Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have continued even after their Asia Cup encounter, with Lankan cricketer Maheesh Theekshana the latest to speak out.
Bangladesh team director Khaled Mahmud Sujon claimed that Sri Lanka do not even have bowlers of the quality of Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman in their ranks as Sujon became the latest to join the verbal war going on between the cricketers and management staff ahead of the two sides' Asia Cup group stage game tomorrow.
Bangladesh lost yet another Test series at home. The 10-wicket mauling by a fairly inexperienced Sri Lankan side on the final day of the second Test in Mirpur yesterday meant that the Tigers have now lost all the five Test series played against Sri Lanka at home, including the 1-0 series defeat in the latest one.
Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo said that it is not possible to win Tests after suffering horrible batting collapses as the Tigers did in the recently-concluded home Test series against Sri Lanka.
It all came crumbling down for Bangladesh just after Lunch on the fifth and final day of their series-deciding Test against Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.
Premier all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has taken himself to a new height as he has bagged a five-wicket haul and also scored a fifty in a Test on 10 occasions, the second most after legendary all-rounder Ian Botham of England.
Bangladesh Test captain Mominul Haque has been in the firing line in recent times following his below-par performance with the bat, and the left-hander once again failed miserably in the ongoing second Test against Sri Lanka in Mirpur.
Premier all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan said that Bangladesh are one of the fittest teams in Tests.
“He has a deeper understanding of his game and that is making the difference,” Nazmul Abedeen Fahim, a long-term mentor to Mushfiqur Rahim, said about one of his favourite students while talking to The Daily Star yesterday.
Sri Lanka lost two wickets in the final session of Day 2 of their second Test against Bangladesh in Mirpur today but the visitors still remain in a strong position.
Bangladesh's first innings score of 365 against Sri Lanka in the second Test in Mirpur is the highest score ever achieved by a team in Tests after six of their batters departed for ducks.
Sri Lanka Cricket board (SLC) has called back Kamil Mishara from Lankans’ tour of Bangladesh, sighting alleged break of code of conduct, SLC said in a media release today.
Sri Lanka could see themselves becoming part of a few unique records after the lunch break on the second day of their second Test against hosts Bangladesh in Mirpur today.
Sri Lanka got off to a flying start on the second day of their second Test against Bangladesh as pacer Kasun Rajitha removed ton-up Liton Das and Mosaddek Hossain to complete his fifer in the first hour of the day’s play at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Papon said that he might have had a heart attack had he witnessed Bangladesh's disastrous start on the opening day of their second Test against Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.
Bangladesh men’s cricket team defended their South Asian Games title in style, cruising to a seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the final at the Tribhuvan University Ground yesterday.
Soumya Sarkar and Co. clinched gold, defeating Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the T20 cricket final of the 13th South Asian Games at Kirtipur today.
Bangladesh men's cricket team succumbed to their first defeat in the 13th South Asian Games, suffering a nine-wicket loss against Sri Lanka in the final group fixture at Kirtipur today.