BPL 2019

January 17, 2019
January 17, 2019

‘I feel for the side that is going to be in his way’

Rangpur Riders are lying in fifth spot in this season’s BPL after six matches with their batting being the weak link so far despite their bowlers consistently doing the job. Their top-order have collapsed in some matches and dangerman Chris Gayle is yet to fire. Rangpur Riders coach opined that once the ‘Universe Boss’ keeps going, he will be a gale force of nature but the team’s emphasis should be on the collective responsibility of scoring runs in the top-order.

January 17, 2019
January 17, 2019

Mr. 360 in town

AB de Villiers, former South Africa captain and one of the most feared batsmen in international cricket during his playing days, arrived in Sylhet on Thursday morning to bolster beleaguered defending champions Rangpur Riders.

January 17, 2019
January 17, 2019

Sixers' fireworks light up Sylhet

There was a lot of talk that the Sylhet phase of the sixth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) would see some exciting cricket with big scores. While the first day on Tuesday had disappointed spectators, the match between Sylhet Sixers and Rangpur Riders provided a treat for the Sylhet crowd as the home side won by 27 runs at the Sylhet International Stadium yesterday.

January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019

'Special honour to play with our mothers’ name on the jersey’

The Rajshahi Kings team’s jerseys were adorned with the mothers’ name of the players on the back of the shirt. Mehedi Miraz’s side picked up their third win in the tournament, beating Dhaka Dynamites, who had previously won all their games. Arafat Sunny, who finished with terrific figures of 3 for 8 from four overs, said that the win was dedicated to the mothers and owed the good performance to their birth givers.

January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019

DRS decision causes controversy in Dhaka-Rajshahi match

The incident took place in the 12th over of the Rajshahi Kings innings with Shakib Al Hasan’s Dhaka Dynamites side taking a review. Dhaka succumbed to their first defeat of the tournament and the DRS continued to remain a contentious thing in the Bangladesh Premier League so far.

January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019

Spinners dictate the terms

What was expected to be a cracker of a start to the Bangladesh Premier League's Sylhet phase turned out to be a dull affair both on and off the field at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium yesterday.

January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019

‘Wicket was difficult for batting’

Sylhet leg of the Bangladesh Premier League is supposed to be seeing a lot of runs but the very first match of the season in Sylhet turned out to be a low-scoring one. Naturally, questions will be asked of the batters’ ability to score big after Khulna Titans overcame Rajshahi Kings to pick up their first win of the tournament with Taijul Islam picking up three wickets for just 10 runs.

January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019

Khulna's smile returned

Khulna Titans picked up their first win in the BPL with a 25-run victory over Rajshahi Kings. The team had been struggling in close games and had even lost a game in the Super Overs.

January 15, 2019
January 15, 2019

Bowlers keep Khulna afloat

Khulna Titans’ bowlers, led by left-arm spinner Taijul Islam, deliver their first win of BPL 6 in their fifth match with a 25-run defeat of of Rajshahi Kings in Sylhet.

January 14, 2019
January 14, 2019

Sixers eyeing comeback in Sylhet phase

David Warner’s Sylhet Sixers have picked up just one win from three matches so far in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) this season with their sole win being against Chittagong Vikings. The Sylhet team will now play in their home turf as the tournament moved to Sylhet and local boy Alok Kapali has high hopes for his side in the Sylhet phase.