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  • Tamim Iqbal bravery

    Batting in limbo sans Tamim

    It is a telling statistic that even in Bangladesh's flying start to the Asia Cup on September 15, when Mushfiqur Rahim's sublime 144 authored a 137-run hammering of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh left three balls unused in their total of 261.

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    ‘Tamim walking out to bat boosted me’

    Mushfiqur Rahim was stranded at 112 unbeaten when Mustafizur Rahim fell to a rather silly run out. Mushfiqur’s face fell, knowing that it was the last wicket since Tamim Iqbal had already gone off the field with a fractured hand.

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    [Watch] Mushy giving an earful to Rubel Hossain

    The incident occurred during the 42nd over of the Bangladesh innings. Rubel Hossain was facing up to Sri Lanka’s star performer Lasith Malinga, who was looking for his fifth wicket of the match.

  • A brave Tamim Iqbal came out to bat with one hand

    Heroes who batted with debilitating injuries

    After Tamim Iqbal’s heroics last night against Sri Lanka, we look back at instances where cricketers risked further injury and put their bodies on the line for their nation. Tamim might have faced only four deliveries overall but his sheer bravery put the wind right back on Bangladesh’s sails

  • Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim reaches a superb century

    Mushfiqur’s 144 one of Bangladesh’s best: Mashrafe

    Mushfiqur Rahim, during a career-best knock of 144 -- 32 of which were scored off 15 balls after Tamim’s unexpected appearance -- proved once again why he is the best all-round batsman Bangladesh have.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim's gift of hope against Sri Lanka

    A gift of hope from a show of character

    Last man Mustafizur Rahman had a brain freeze with 3.1 overs still left and the job, despite Mushfiqur Rahim's stellar unbeaten ton, nowhere near done.

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    Guts deliver Tigers glory

    That Bangladesh won the opening match of the Asia Cup against Sri Lanka yesterday by a crushing 137-run margin at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium does not even begin to tell the story. Mushfiqur Rahim scoring a career-best 144 off 150 balls to lift Bangladesh to 261 after Bangladesh were reduced to one run for two wickets by the end of the first over by danger man Lasith Malinga reveals a bit more, but still not the full picture.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim to play Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka match

    Mushy set to play today despite injury scare

    Ahead of their Asia Cup opener against Sri Lanka today in Dubai, Bangladesh got a minor scare as wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim experienced pain in his ribs, but team manager Khaled Mahmud says he will be okay to play.

  • Afghanistan Premier League

    Tamim, Mushfiqur to play in Afghanistan Premier League

    Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim will feature for Nangarhar in the inaugural Afghanistan Premier League, scheduled to begin from October 5.

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    Mushfiqur sees Afghanistan series as quite a challenge

    Bangladesh are amongst the flow of T20I cricket and the Tigers are savouring the chance to further hone their experience in the shortest form of the game when they come up against an Afghanistan side rich in talent and fast gaining reputation as a strong side.

  • Football claims Mushy too?

    Mushfiqur Rahim joined the long list of injured national players and, according to sources close to the action, the second in as many

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    Mushfiqur out with ankle strain

    Mushfiqur Rahim is the latest to join a long list of injured national players as the wicketkeeper-batsman is likely to be out of action for a considerable period after suffering an ankle strain.

  • A burning desire forged in Bangalore

    Mushfiqur Rahim faced intense criticism for his premature celebration during the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 game against India in

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    'We needed that belief'

    Mushfiqur Rahim played a remarkable innings under pressure against Sri Lanka to give the Tigers a vital victory against Sri Lanka in the last match and he reiterated that Tigers needed this win badly in order to break the chain of defeats and get back some confidence and belief.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim in Nidahas Tri-Nation Series

    Mushy's template for excellence

    There was a priceless moment during a priceless innings by Mushfiqur Rahim on Saturday. It came after he had hit the boundary -- an end-of-range, one-kneed scythe over backward point to a wide yorker that defied belief because of the hand-eye coordination and

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    Liton out of words to describe Mushy’s innings

    Liton Das’s 19-ball 43 had given Tigers the impetus to chase down what had looked like an unassailable score posted by Sri Lanka but the right-hander, who was promoted up the order to put the Lankans under pressure from the word go was in awe of Mushfiqur Rahim’s innings and he suggests that he does not quite have the words to describe the match-winning knock.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim in Nidahas T20i Trophy

    Masterful Mushfiqur

    "I dedicate this knock to my son; he's just 35 days old," Mushfiqur said at the presentation ceremony after his stupendous unbeaten 72-

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    Mushfiqur leads Tigers to thrilling win

    Mushfiqur Rahim leads Bangladesh to a record chase as they overcome Sri Lanka's total of 214 with two balls and a wicket to spare in their tri-nation T20I Nidahas Trophy match at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

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    'All about technique'

    One of the most technically sound batsmen in the Bangladesh team, Mushfiqur Rahim has started to find his rhythm in the shortest

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    Tigers win in practice match against SLC President’s XI

    Tigers bowl out SLC President XI for 145 to win by 41 runs in their practice T20 game as Rubel Hossain and Taskin Ahmed bag two wickets each.

  • Tigers' best not good enough

    Soumya Sarkar made a sparkling return to the national side with his maiden T20I half-century, Mushfiqur Rahim made his highest T20

  • Mohammad Mithun and Tamim Iqbal

    Tamim, Mushfiqur's injury concerns lead to Mithun's inclusion

    Mohammad Mithun is included in the Tigers’ squad for the T20 series against the Lankans following minor injury concerns to Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim.

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    Memories embolden Mushy

    When Mushfiqur Rahim came to his home venue of the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday to train for the second and

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    Mushy hopes Mirpur wicket will be different

    Mushfiqur Rahim, who was involved in a record third-wicket stand with Mominul Haque during Tigers’ first innings at Chittagong, hopes that the Mirpur wicket will be different from the flat batting track at Chittagong.

  • Mushy becomes a dad

    Bangladesh cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim becomes a dad.

  • Mominul Haque and Mushfiqur Rahim

    Mominul-Mushfiqur strike record third-wicket partnership for Bangladesh

    The 206-run partnership between Mushfiqur Rahim and Mominul Haque is the highest third-wicket partnership for Bangladesh in Tests.

  • Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim

    Shakib, Mushy make Cricinfo's Test team of 2017

    After the duo made the Guardian Test XI and’s Test XI of the year, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim make it into the EspnCricinfo’s Test XI of the year 2017.

  • Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim in Cricket Australia XI

    Shakib, Mushfiqur in’s Test XI

    Bangladesh star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim are selected in’s best Test XI for 2017.

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    Shakib, Mushy in Guardian Test XI

    Bangladesh's current Test skipper Shakib Al Hasan and his immediate predecessor Mushfiqur Rahim slot in at six and seven in the batting

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    Mushfiqur under injury cloud

    Rajshahi Kings’ wicketkeeper-batsman and Bangladesh Test captain Mushfiqur Rahim is under an injury cloud after hurting his left index finger during the 33-run win over Chittagong Vikings in the Bangladesh Premier League match at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium.