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  • Shakib, Tamim in The Hundred for 100k

    Bangladesh cricket superstars Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal were among six Bangladesh players to have registered for England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB’s) inaugural draft for The Hundred.

  • ‘New T20 tournament will not harm county game’

    The new Twenty20 tournament being planned by the England and Wales Cricket Board will not hurt the existing 18 counties, England's limited overs captain Eoin Morgan has said.

  • 'Young' Cook to remain England Test skipper

    Director of England cricket Andrew Strauss expects Alastair Cook to carry on as the Test captain well into the summer of 2017, saying the 31-year-old is comfortable with the responsibility.

  • Kiwi radio station fined over Stokes prank

    New Zealand radio station was fined Tuesday over a "deceptive" prank in which a heated conversation with England all-rounder Ben Stokes' mother was broadcast live without her knowledge.

  • ECB appoints Saqlain as consultant

    The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has appointed former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq as a spin consultant for

  • Tanveer takes four in warm-up draw

    England’s final dress rehearsal for the first Test against Bangladesh on Thursday ended with a draw in the second two-day tour match against BCB XI as Tanveer Haider picked up four wickets.

  • Heightened security here to stay

    Heightened security measures around high-profile sporting events could become the norm, according to the England and Wales Cricket Board's respected security advisor Reg Dickason.

  • Stokes aiming for the summit after series win

    Ben Stokes says England want to be the best in the world after a hugely satisfying 2-1 series triumph in Bangladesh.

  • ECB declines BCB's request for a reserve day

    The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) rejected a request from the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to add a reserve day to the ongoing ODI series. The request was made yesterday ahead of the third and final ODI between the two teams, set to take place at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.

  • Mushy added to the BCB XI squad

    Mushfiqur Rahim is included in the Bangladesh Cricket Board XI squad to play against England at the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah.

  • Security a necessary distraction

    It can be quite a hassle to get to the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on match days. A number of roads leading to the stadium are blocked as per the security measures and one often has to walk on foot for quite a distance in order to reach the main gate.

  • ‘Decision to tour Bangladesh was the right one’

    England assistant coach Paul Farbrace had no doubt that the decision to tour Bangladesh was the right one.

  • ECB defends Bairstow bar from Yorkshire title decider

    The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) defends its decision to refuse Yorkshire permission to play Jonny Bairstow in their potential County Championship title-decider against Middlesex at Lord's.

  • Eng to name squads sans Hales, Morgan

    The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) will name their squads for England's Test and ODI tour of Bangladesh on October

  • Strauss planning to maximise limited-overs success

    England are planning to announce an updated central contracts policy at the end of this month, to make sure they are best-placed to challenge for two world tournaments on home soil.

  • I feel safe and confident: Walsh

    Bowling coach of Bangladesh, Courtney Walsh says he is not happy that England ODI captain Eoin Morgan and batsman Alex Hales have pulled out of the tour.

  • Snipers, tanks to reduce Eng security fears in BD

    England's players have been given assurances about the scale of the security operation which will see them put on 'lock down' in Bangladesh with snipers positioned at the team hotels and tanks parked outside them.

  • Jos Buttler set to captain England in Bangladesh

    Jos Buttler has been told he will captain the England one-day team in Bangladesh following Eoin Morgan’s decision to pull out of the tour.

  • Strauss issues deadline

    England chief Andrew Strauss says that players have three days left to decide if they are willing to tour Bangladesh amid ongoing security concerns surrounding the country.

  • ICC welcomes Eng decision

    International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson has welcomed England's decision to go ahead with their tour of Bangladesh, saying it was important to have the global game "played safely" in as many countries as possible.

  • ECB security delegation to meet Bangladesh home minister

    The ECB's security delegation, which is expected to arrive in Dhaka on Wednesday, will have meetings with local security agencies, the UK and Australian high commissions and Bangladesh's home minister Asaduzzaman Khan.

  • England will hold a day-night Test

    England will host a day-night Test, according to England and Wales Cricket Board chairman Colin Graves.

  • England lose series 2-0 in Sharjah

    England subside to a 127-run defeat in the third and final Test against Pakistan and a 2-0 series loss.

  • Champions Trophy: Bangladesh make the cut, West Indies fail

    Bangladesh returns to the ICC Champions Trophy for the first time since 2006 after the eight sides are confirmed for the 2017 tournament, which will be hosted by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) from 1 to 18 June.