Mirpur

Bangladesh to host England in two white-ball series

England will return to Bangladesh for the first time since 2016 for two white-ball series in March, both cricket boards said on Tuesday.

Kohli gifts Miraz his autographed jersey

India batter Virat Kohli gifted his jersey to Bangladesh all-rounder Mehedi Hasan Miraz at the end of the second Test in Mirpur on Sunday.

Iyer, Ashwin guide India to three-wicket victory

An unbroken 74-run eighth-wicket partnership between Shreyash Iyer and Ravichandran Ashwin saw India to a three-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the second Test in Dhaka on Sunday, leading the visitors to a 2-0 series win.

Bangladesh send India to bat in first ODI

Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bowl first in the first ODI of the three-match series against India in Mirpur on Sunday.

'Our focus is on next World Cup, not this one'

The gloomy weather in Mirpur that halted the second day of the Tigers' three-day training camp may not have had a huge impact in any other situation. But given the current scenario, it appeared to be a crucial miss for the team management, who were relying heavily on these training sessions to finalise the squad for next month's T20 World Cup.

Marie Stopes Bangladesh opens premium maternity hospital in Mirpur

With a vision to provide quality maternity healthcare services, Marie Stopes Bangladesh (MSB) has taken the philanthropic initiative to open a premium maternity hospital in Mirpur to serve its important clients, exclusively.

Sri Lanka on strong footing in Mirpur

Half-centuries on Day 3 from former skipper Angelo Mathews and all-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva took Sri Lanka to a position of strength in the second and deciding Test against Bangladesh in Mirpur on Wednesday.

Mirpur 10 Book market: Your go-to place for old books

The Mirpur 10 book market, sometimes called the old book market is easy to navigate, especially if Nilkhet is too far for you.

1 killed in Mirpur gas cylinder blast

A balloon vendor was killed and around seven to ten students were injured as a gas cylinder exploded at a school premises in Dhaka’s Mirpur area this morning.

November 1, 2016
November 1, 2016

New day, renewed determination

“Dosto (friend), I have to run… I will talk to you later; will give you a call… please pray for me.”

October 28, 2016
October 28, 2016

Rain threat not major

Ahead of Bangladesh's second and final Test against England today, an aspect which dampened the spirits of fans anticipating another closely-fought encounter was the incessant rainfall throughout yesterday.

October 10, 2016
October 10, 2016

Watch Buttler boiling, Tamim bumping

During the second ODI of the 3-match series between Bangladesh and England on October 9, there were moments that compelled some cricketers to regret their behaviour on the field.

October 9, 2016
October 9, 2016

England keep Tigers down to 238

On a wicket that seem a bit more difficult to bat on than the first match, Bangladesh, in the second ODI against England in Mirpur are restricted to 238 for 8.

October 9, 2016
October 9, 2016

Tigers beat England by 34 runs

Bangladesh level the 3-match ODI series after they come out in front by 34 runs against England at Mirpur under the lights.

October 7, 2016
October 7, 2016

England snatch victory from the jaws of defeat

England manage to snatch victory from the jaws of defeat when they bowl out Bangladesh for 288 and come out in front by 21 runs in the first game of the 3-match ODI series at Mirpur stadium.

October 6, 2016
October 6, 2016

‘Bangladesh may be favourites’

England skipper Jos Buttler says that he won’t mind if the visitors are considered as the underdogs in the three-match ODI series which is set to begin tomorrow at Mirpur.

October 6, 2016
October 6, 2016

Talks about WC will create unwanted pressure: Mashrafe

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza says that the national team is not concerned about all the talks going around regarding the World Cup qualification and that they are merely focused on the three ODIs that they will be playing against England from tomorrow onwards.

October 6, 2016
October 6, 2016

Security drill performed at Mirpur

Security agencies performed a drill at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur in the morning today ahead of the ODI series between Bangladesh and England, set to begin tomorrow.

October 3, 2016
October 3, 2016

Crossing the line

Pitch invasion by a fan is nothing new in the sporting world. But in the context of Bangladesh, Sunday night's pitch invasion by what appeared to be an 'emotionally charged' fan while the Tigers were bowling against Afghanistan in the third and final ODI was something unique.