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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Upbeat Tigers hope rain stays away

    As it stands at the moment, Bangladesh will go through to the Super 10s of the ICC World Twenty20 by virtue of a better net run-rate if their final qualifying game against Oman at Dharamsala is a washout today. And if we go by the weather forecast, there is a strong possibility of that after two abandoned games on Friday due to heavy rain.

  • Tamim shines in washout

    Bangladesh's abandoned ICC World Twenty20 qualifier against Ireland at Dharamsala last night will be remembered for one fine knock

  • Tamim keeps Tigers alive

    Bangladesh launched their ICC World T20 campaign on the right track but not before a few goose-bumps against the spirited Netherlands, who almost ran down the Tigers' competitive 153 before falling eight runs short in their opening ICC World T20 qualifier at Dharamsala yesterday.

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    Scotland lose World T20 opener against Afghanistan

    Scotland miss the chance to record a first victory at a World Twenty20 as Afghanistan held on to win by 14 runs in Nagpur.

  • Sibanda's fifty takes Zimbabwe closer to main draw

    Zimbabwe beat Hong Kong by 14 runs in ICC World T20 Qualifier at Nagpur, riding on Vusi Sibanda's first T20I fifty and Elton Chigumbura's audacious finishing.

  • Rising Tigers primed for World T20

    It would be a lie if one were to say that defeat to India in the final of the Asia Cup did not hurt the Tigers at all. However, that they reached the final will be a confidence boost ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 in India, where they reached yesterday to take part in the qualifying round.

  • Complete squad list of ICC World T20

    Check out the complete squad for all the teams to participate in the upcoming ICC World T20 2016 in India from March 8 to April 3.

  • Bangladesh recall Mithun, Nasir for World T20

    Wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Mithun is the surprise inclusion in Bangladesh's 15-man squad for the upcoming World Twenty20.

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    BCB announces preliminary T20 squad

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announces the preliminary squad for the forthcoming international Tweny20 commitments in the year 2016 today.

  • Brendon McCullum to retire from int'l cricket

    New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum will retire from all forms of international cricket at the end of the home series against Australia in February 2016.

  • ICC World T20 venue allotment raises eyebrows

    The Indian cricket board's (BCCI) decision to award almost half of the ICC World T20 matches next year to only two venues -Dharamshala and Nagpur -has raised eyebrows.