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Brathwaite T20 heroics light up year of batsmen

The prolific Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Steve Smith and Kane Williamson all enhanced their burgeoning reputations in 2016 but, aided by the screams of commentator Ian Bishop to "remember the name", the year will forever belong to Carlos Brathwaite.

October 28, 2021
October 28, 2021

The Tragedy of Bangladesh's Opening Batters

Bangladesh Cricket has been struggling with their opening batters for a while now.

December 20, 2016
December 20, 2016

Brathwaite T20 heroics light up year of batsmen

The prolific Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Steve Smith and Kane Williamson all enhanced their burgeoning reputations in 2016 but, aided by the screams of commentator Ian Bishop to "remember the name", the year will forever belong to Carlos Brathwaite.

March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016

Tigers conjure a heartbreak

Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah combined have played 391 games in the shorter versions of the game. And they were perhaps the most experienced batsmen that Bangladesh had to stroke those two runs off the last three balls to create a small piece of history at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore yesterday.

March 23, 2016
March 23, 2016

Tigers expect batting upsurge

Mathematically Bangladesh are still in the running for a place in the last four of the ICC World T20 despite two consecutive defeats against Pakistan and Australia. But the reality before today's clash against India at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore is that they will fight for a lost cause in the context of the tournament, but for a very important cause as far as their own pride is concerned.

March 21, 2016
March 21, 2016

Hurting Tigers face smarting Aussies today

After a one-day washout followed by a Test snub, the Tigers will finally have their first sight of the mighty Australia in the glamorous ICC flagship event at a neutral venue today.

March 20, 2016
March 20, 2016

Double blow

Bangladesh's ICC World Twenty20 campaign received a setback yesterday as the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that they had found the bowling actions of both Arafat Sunny and Taskin Ahmed to be illegal.

March 18, 2016
March 18, 2016

Dilshan guides SL to win

Opener Tillakaratne Dilshan smacked an unbeaten 83 off 56 balls to steer defending champions Sri Lanka to a six-wicket win over a spirited Afghanistan in the World Twenty20 on Thursday.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

Pak fireworks humble Tigers

Bangladesh suffered a painful 55-run defeat against Pakistan in their opening Super Ten match at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata yesterday. It's a flat statement that deserves a better expression. The Tigers lost to the pyrotechnics of one Shahid Afrid, who rediscovered his big-hitting exploits at a time when many thought he is no longer the kind of devastating force he has been over the years.

March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016

Tigers' crucial tie against Pakistan today

A confident Bangladesh will look to carry their recent home dominance over Pakistan over to the ICC World T20 proper today. The Group 2

March 14, 2016
March 14, 2016

Terrific Tamim takes Tigers to Super 10

Tamim knew it was coming. So did his coach Chandika Hathurrusingha. And that is why the left-handed opener rolled his fingers over his head as a mark of respect towards the dugout after those celebratory punches in the air moments after becoming the first Bangladesh batsman to score a T20I century. Do not forget, he has also become Bangladesh's first batsman to score 1000 runs in the shortest version of the game.