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  • Shakib to spearhead T-10 revolution

    Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan is set to feature in a T-10 league at the Arab Emirates in December.

  • Bangladesh can be proud of its achievements: Sangakkara

    Sri Lanka legend Kumar Sangakkara feels that Bangladesh’s ICC Champions Trophy campaign was reminiscent of the Sri Lankan team which won the World Cup in 1996.

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    Sangakkara wants 'arrogant' Sri Lanka to challenge India

    Former captain Kumar Sangakkara says a young Sri Lanka team must play with arrogance if they are to upset holders India in Thursday's Champions Trophy match at the Oval.

  • Sangakkara to retire from first class game

    Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara will retire from first-class cricket in September at the end of England's county championship season.

  • Sanga return an April fool’s joke

    Admirers of the elegant excellence of Kumar Sangakkara and fans of cricketing scandal will be bitterly disappointed to learn that a story that ran on the website of Sri Lanka’s reputed Island newspaper proclaiming the return of Sangakkara for today’s third ODI against Bangladesh was nothing more than a an April Fool’s joke.

  • Sanath convinces Sanga to end international retirement - The Island

    Chairman of Selectors Sanath Jayasuirya has convinced former captain Kumar Sangakkara to come out of retirement with the national cricket team in dire straits.

  • Kohli special sparks Sanga flashback

    In terms of batting styles, Virat Kohli and Kumar Sangakkara are quite different. For starters, the Sri Lankan is someone who absolutely loved to play exquisite drives through cover whenever possible. Kohli on the other hand, seems like someone who would bring out the on-drives whenever possible.

  • Dhaka set high mark with 194

    Dhaka Dynamites piled on the highest total of this edition of the BPL so far when they hammered 194 for five against Comilla Victorians at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur

  • Murali aided Aussies take Sri Lanka Test

    Australia will be looking to local legend and one-time bogeyman Muttiah Muralitharan to inspire them to success on his home patch as the world's number one Test team begin a three-match series in Sri Lanka this week.

  • Jamaica seal place in final

    After going through a fine spell in the Carribean Premier League thus far, Jamaica Tallawahs' Shakib Al Hasan could not have been too pleased with what transpired in their match against the Barbados Tridents.

  • Tridents look to trip Shakib’s Tallawahs

    Shakib Al Hasan’s Jamaica Tallawahs and Barbados Tridents led by Kieron Pollard will be itching to get out to the middle when they face-off at Sabina Park after playing with an air of confidence in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2016.

  • Facebook Live set to broadcast CPL games

    All 34 matches in this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will be broadcast live on Facebook around the world, via Facebook’s official live streaming partner Grabyo.

  • Cook's chance to make history

    Alastair Cook will have the opportunity to create history when England take on Sri Lanka in the first Test which begins today in Leeds.

  • Gemini Arabians name Sehwag as skipper

    Gemini Arabians name Virender Sehwag, the former India player, as their captain for the inaugural season of Masters Champions League (MCL).

  • Barisal beat Dhaka by 18 runs

    Barisal Bulls beat Dhaka by 18 runs in the eliminator and advance to the 2 nd qualifier on Sunday against Rangpur Riders in BPL-2015.

  • Barisal win a stunner on Emrit

    Unbeaten 54 from 28 balls from the bat of Rayad Emrit gives Barisal Bulls a two-wicket win over Dhaka Dynamites in the 30th match of BPL-2015 at Mirpur.

  • Sylhet win a nail biter

    Sylhet Super Stars win a close encounter with Dhaka Dynamites by six wickets in the 27th match of BPL-2015.

  • Dhaka pound Chittagong by 45 runs

    Dhaka Dynamites easily defeat Chittagong Vikings by 45 runs to bolster their chances of reaching the knock-out round of BPL-2015.

  • Rangpur burst Dhaka’s bubble

    Rangpur dash Dhaka’s hope to climb up the points table by hammering their opponents by six wickets in the 22nd match of BPL-2015.

  • Comilla beat Dhaka by 10 runs

    Superb performances from the bowlers help Comilla Victorians defend 141 against Dhaka Dynamites in the 17th match of BPL-2015 at ZAC stadium.

  • Evin ton takes Barisal home

    A blistering hundred from West Indian Evin Lewis helped Barisal Bulls blow away Dhaka Dynamites by nine wickets in the 16th match of BPL-2015.

  • Dhaka drub Sylhet by 34 runs

    Dhaka Dynamites defeat Sylhet Super Stars quite easily by 34 runs in the 12th match of BPL-2015 at Mirpur tonight.

  • Dhaka thump Chittagong by 6 wickets

    Dhaka Dynamites humble Chittagong Vikings by six wickets in the 10th match of BPL-2015 at Mirpur tonight.

  • Comilla make Dhaka sweat for victory

    Dhaka Dynamites win the 2nd game of BPL-2015 by six wickets and give Comilla their first taste of defeat in the T20 competition.

  • Hungry for success: Dhaka Dynamites

    Dhaka Dynamites head coach Mickey Arthur believes that hunger within the young Bangladeshi cricketers will help his side, and was quite impressed at the first look of the cricketers under his wing for the BPL mission.

  • Herath’s last hurrah: 2016 World T20

    Rangana Herath says he won't make any decision on how long to carry on playing until after the end of the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 in India.

  • Sanga drives Surrey to first final in four years

    Sri Lanka legend Kumar Sangakkara played one of the finest knocks of his long career at The Oval as Surrey beat Nottinghamshire by four runs.

  • India win first Test series in Sri Lanka since 1993

    India secured their first Test series victory in Sri Lanka since 1993 with a 117-run win in the deciding match.

  • India win 2nd Test against Sri Lanka

    India defeat Sri Lanka by 278 runs in the 2nd Test at Colombo (PSS) to level the 3-match series.

  • ICC hails Sangakkara as ‘legend of the game’

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) today hailed the former Sri Lankan captain Kuman Sangakkara as ‘a legend of the game’.