After completing the warm-up phase of their ICC World Cup 2023 campaign, Bangladesh have now landed in Dharamsala for their opening match of the tournament against Afghanistan on October 7, Saturday.
The Tigers won their first warm-up match comprehensively by seven wickets against Sri Lanka on Friday.
Former Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza weighed in on the controversy regarding Tamim Iqbal’s eleventh-hour exclusion from the World Cup squad, saying the captain or the coach should have directly spoken to the batter about the team's plan to bat him in the middle order against Afghanistan.
George Kottan, the SAFF Championship winning coach of Bangladesh football team, passed away in Budapest on Monday. He was 76.
The China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will provide $4.5 billion to Bangladesh in the next five years, according to a statement of finance ministry.
Mahmudullah Riyad became the fourth Bangladesh batter to reach the 5,000 ODI runs landmark as Bangladesh were building around a half-century from Najmul Hossain Shanto in the third and final match against New Zealand in Mirpur on Tuesday.
Bangladesh were in trouble losing three wickets for 35 runs in six overs in the third ODI against New Zealand on Tuesday.
Tanzid Hasan Tamim and Zakir Hasan came out to bat as play started 20 minutes later than schedule due to rain in the third match of the ODI series against New Zealand in Mirpur on Tuesday.