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  • Zim beat SL in thrilling finish

    Fast bowler Tendai Chatara claims four wickets to help Zimbabwe edge Sri Lanka by 12 runs in the second one-day international in Dhaka on Wednesday.

  • SA beat India by 72 runs in Cape Town

    Seamer Vernon Philander takes career-best figures as rampant South Africa claim a 72-run victory over India at Newlands on Monday.

  • Kohli-Anushka tie knot

    Kohli, Anushka tie the knot

    India's cricket captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma tie the knot in Milan, Italy.

  • Simmons to pitch BCB on Saturday

    Former West Indies head coach Phil Simmons will arrive in Dhaka on Saturday to give a presentation to the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) for the vacant post of head coach.

  • Pujara, Vijay pummel Sri Lanka

    Opener Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara hit sublime centuries to put India in command of the second Test against Sri Lanka on Saturday.

  • India draw level with 6-wicket win

    Half-centuries from Shikhar Dhawan and Dinesh Karthik fired India to a comfortable six-wicket win over New Zealand after a pitch-

  • hit cricket ball

    Teenager dies after being hit by cricket ball

    A Bangladeshi teenager dies in hospital in Dhaka after he is hit by a ball while umpiring a cricket match, police say.

  • Wily Herath spins Sri Lanka to fighting victory

    Rangana Herath becomes the second Sri Lankan to bag 400 wickets as his six-wicket haul steer Sri Lanka to a thrilling 21-run win over Pakistan in the first Test in Abu Dhabi.

  • Khalid Latif banned for five years

    Pakistan cricket's anti-corruption tribunal bans opener Khalid Latif for five years and fine him one million rupees ($9,489) over a spot-fixing case.

  • ‘Bangladesh have to look after Fizz’

    Australia opener David Warner heaps praise on Bangladesh pacer and his Sunrisers Hyderabad teammate Mustafizur Rahman.

  • SL to play day-night Test against Pak

    Sri Lanka will play its first day-and-night Test match later this month when they meet Pakistan for a two-match series in the United Arab Emirates.

  • Pollard’s ‘no’ to Lewis’s ton

    Kieron Pollard, leading Barbaros Tridents in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League, comes under fire for perceived unsportsmanlike conduct after deliberately bowling a no-ball that may have denied St Kitts and Nevis Patriots opener Evin Lewis a century at the end of an astonishing seven-over chase of 129.

  • Great job, Bangladesh!

    Cricket fans couldn't expect a more thrilling finish to a match that proved to be intense since day one, going against Test cricket's established slow-and-steady-wins-the-race formula.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Mashrafe heaps praise on Tigers

    Bangladesh’s ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza heaps praise on the team members on their historic Test win over Australia through a facebook post.

  • Soumya’s shot surprised me: Agar

    Ashton Agar says Soumya Sarkar's shot late in the day surprised him.

  • De Villiers steps down as ODI captain

    AB de Villiers steps down as South Africa's one-day captain but could return to Test cricket.

  • Tigers' West Indies tour to be deferred?

    Bangladesh's scheduled tour of the West Indies next year is likely to be pushed back.

  • Najam Sethi eyes international tours

    Newly elected Pakistan cricket chief Najam Sethi vows to bring international competition back to the terror-hit country after years of isolation.

  • Moeen hattrick seals Test for England

    Moeen Ali's hattrick sees England complete a 239-run win over South Africa in the third Test at The Oval on Monday.

  • Malan leads England to series win

    England debutant Dawid Malan's hard-hitting 78 helps the hosts to a 19-run victory over South Africa in their third T20I at Cardiff on Sunday to secure a 2-1 series win.

  • Rahane, Kohli shine as India rout West Indies

    Ajinkya Rahane's third hundred and a blistering assault by captain Virat Kohli take India to a comfortable 105-run victory over the West Indies in the second ODI at the Queen's Park Oval on Sunday.

  • SA beat England by three runs

    South Africa beat England by just three runs to win the second Twenty20 international at Taunton on Friday and level the three-match series at 1-1.

  • ICC committee approves rule changes

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday approved a number of proposed changes to rules of the game at its meeting in London.

  • Fakhar Zaman: From village pariah to 'lord'

    Fakhar Zaman was once banned from playing cricket in his village and beaten by his brothers because he was simply too good -- but he has returned a hero after his starring role in Pakistan's Champions Trophy win.

  • Cricket is a great teacher

    At a British-hosted reception a few days before the finals of the ICC Champions Trophy at the Ovals, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli said, “People want to see England and India play in the finals.”

  • ICC could axe Champions Trophy for more T20 WCs

    The Champions Trophy could be scrapped in favour of staging the World Twenty20 every two years, according to International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson.

  • Indo-Pak final after 10 years

    India are favourites to retain the Champions Trophy on Sunday but they would probably have preferred to face different opponents

  • Harmison contemplated suicide!

    Former leading England pace bowler Steve Harmison has revealed his battle with depression got so bad at the peak of his career he contemplated suicide.

  • Australia name squad for Bangladesh tour

    Mitchell Starc will miss Australia's Test tour of Bangladesh in August due to injury, while left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe has been axed despite bowling Australia to victory with a 12-wicket haul against India in Pune earlier this year.

  • Pakistan in final

    Pakistan book a place in Sunday's final of the ICC Champions Trophy after dispatching hosts England by eight wickets in the first semifinal at the Sophia Garden in Cardiff today.