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  • Tamim Iqbal in ICC World Cup training session

    Bangladesh in fine fettle

    It is often said that the health of a team can best be gauged from their energy on the field and if that is true, the Bangladesh team looked in rude health during practice at the Swalec Stadium in Cardiff yesterday. The collective spirit was high as the Tigers began their morning training session

  • House full as Tigers train in Cardiff

    After nearly a week in the United Kingdom, the Bangladesh contingent bore a complete look yesterday when their official World Cup training camp started at the picturesque Cathedral School ground in Cardiff. The 13 players who came to the UK after the Tigers won their maiden multi-team trophy

  • Mashrafe Mortaza leaves for London

    Mash flies to London

    After enjoying a brief break, Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza flew to England yesterday and is expected to reach London to join the Tigers for their upcoming ICC World Cup mission. Mashrafe took a short break and returned to Bangladesh just after the Tigers’ won their maiden tri-nation series in Ireland

  • Bangladesh wicketkeeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim in ICC World Cup

    Bowled by a beamer and a bumpy coach

    “C’mon guys, yesterday was a holiday… it’s back to work today,” was batting consultant Neil McKenzie’s rallying cry to the Bangladesh players as he and Ryan Cook started fielding practice at the Leicestershire County Cricket Club ground yesterday morning. Not just the Tigers

  • Bangladesh Batsman Mosaddek Hossain in ICC World Cup

    ‘Are you in the Big 6?’

    One performance is usually not enough to change a player, but when that single performance delivers a nation’s first silverware in a multi-team event, exceptions cannot be helped but made. Mosaddek Hossain’s inclusion in Bangladesh’s World Cup squad raised eyebrows because the 23-year-old

  • Syed Rasel on ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

    Tigers’ ICC World Cup Stripes: ‘If possible, bring the Cup home’

    In the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup, we take a look back on World Cups past through the eyes of Bangladesh’s former World Cup stars. Syed Rasel, who played in six Tests, 52 ODIs and eight T20Is for Bangladesh, was also a pivotal figure in the Tigers’ line up for the 2007 World Cup

  • Bangladesh vs Ireland Match

    Tigers hoping to break final jinx

    The Tigers will be looking forward to a happy ending before they travel to England for the ICC World Cup when they face off against the West Indies in the tri-series final at The Village in Malahide today. The final will start from 3.45pm BST. Bangladesh put up a strong showing in the league stage

  • Mohammad Ashraful on ICC World Cup

    Tigers’ World Cup Stripes: Ashraful’s World Cup anecdote

    In the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup, we take a look back on World Cups past through the eyes of Bangladesh’s former World Cup stars. Undoubtedly one of the most talented cricketers to have emerged in Bangladesh’s cricket history, Mohammad Ashraful has singlehandedly led Bangladesh to numerous victories.

  • Have formed the basic structure

    'Have formed the basic structure'

    With less than two months to go for the ICC World Cup in England, some participating teams have already announced their final and

  • Shaila bowls left and right handed in the same over

    The 27-year-old Sharmin performed the miraculous act in Bangladesh women's game with Pakistan this morning.

  • Tigresses off to winning start

    The Bangladesh women's team gets off to a winning start in their ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier campaign by defeated Papua New Guinea by 118 runs in the opener.

  • Bangladesh women's team won by seven wickets

    Tigresses primed for PNG in today's opener

    Bangladesh women's team captain Rumana Ahmed said that her team had tuned up well by beating Ireland in the warm-up game before today's ICC World Cup Qualifiers opening match against Papua New Guinea at the Colombo Cricket Club ground.

  • India favourites for World T20: Lara

    Brian Lara, West Indies batting legend, has branded hosts India as favourites in the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 Championship in 2016.

  • Mashrafe Mortaza

    Mashrafe’s Midas touch

    If you take a look at his stats, it seems Mashrafe Mortaza saves his best for the Indian cricket team, considering his outstanding performance in all the victories against India in one-day matches.

  • A Break in hartal for cricket?

    THE BNP- led 20 party alliance's announcement of a 12 hour 'break' in hartal to allow for people to celebrate the Bangladesh Cricket team's victory over England for the World Cup quarterfinals is a contrived attempt to gain public sympathy.

  • Well done Bangladesh!

    CRICKET in Bangladesh has indeed come of age. Gone are the days when Bangladesh buckled at the crunch time, miserably failing to live up to the expectations of its millions of fans who stay glued to the television to get a chance of seeing their team play well.

  • Indian prisoners win right to watch Cricket World Cup

    A prison in India is installing cable connections to allow prisoners to watch the Cricket World Cup after they argued it is a "fundamental right".

  • Mitchell Johnson

    World Cup-winning benchwarmers

    Five players -- Malcolm Marshall, Mitchell Johnson, Brad Haddin, Collis King, Larry Gomes -- who didn't get a game in their teams' winning campaigns in the World Cups

  • Bangladesh vs England WC 2007

    Bringing mixed sentiment home

    ICC World Cup 2007 in West Indies was apparently the biggest success for Bangladesh in their cricket history, emerging qualified for the second round, after the nation experienced a nightmare in previous South Africa World Cup 2003