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  • Sabbir Rahman thanks Mashrafe Mortaza

    Sabbir thanks Mash for ‘second life’

    Bangladesh cricketer Sabbir Rahman was brought back to the Tigers squad for the upcoming ODI series against New Zealand. He was serving an international ban which would have officially ended on March 1 but his ban was shortened to a month, with captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza apparently one of those who wanted the cricketer to return to the national side. Sabbir thanked Mashrafe for his support that led to his inclusion.

  • Warner’s right-handed stance ‘within the laws’

    David Warner, the Sylhet Sixers captain, caught everyone by surprise when he switched his stance to a right-handed batsman’s in the 19th over of the innings while batting against Rangpur Riders bowler Chris Gayle.

  • Chris Gayle

    ‘I feel for the side that is going to be in his way’

    Rangpur Riders are lying in fifth spot in this season’s BPL after six matches with their batting being the weak link so far despite their bowlers consistently doing the job. Their top-order have collapsed in some matches and dangerman Chris Gayle is yet to fire. Rangpur Riders coach opined that once the ‘Universe Boss’ keeps going, he will be a gale force of nature but the team’s emphasis should be on the collective responsibility of scoring runs in the top-order.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Rangpur ride on Mashrafe's best

    After defending champions Rangpur Riders' whopping nine-wicket win over Comilla Victorians in the sixth match of the sixth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League under the lights of the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday, Bangladeshi cricket fans would perhaps have been bemoaning the fact that Mashrafe Bin Mortaza retired from T20 Internationals almost two years ago.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Tamim’s wicket the ‘most valuable’ for Mash

    Mashrafe Bin Mortaza caused a top-order collapse for Comilla Victorians with his spell, picking up the wickets of four top-order batsmen. He removed the likes of Evin Lewis and Steve Smith but it was his Bangladesh teammate Tamim Iqbal’s wicket which held the most value for the Rangpur skipper.

  • Rangpur Riders captain Mashrafe Mortaza

    Mashrafe's best destroys Comilla

    Rangpur Riders skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's best T20 bowling figures set up a dominant nine-wicket win in their Bangladesh Premier League match against Comilla Victorians

  • Rossouw helps Rangpur bounce back

    South African batsman Rilee Rossouw played an unbeaten knock of 76 as Rangpur Riders bounced back in the Bangladesh Premier League with an eight-run win against Khulna Titans today.

  • Narail Hospital gets ambulance via Mashrafe foundation

    Narail Hospital gets ambulance via Mashrafe’s foundation

    Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's Narail Express foundation presents an ambulance to the people of Narail after Rangpur Riders handed over the ambulance to Mashafe's foundation following the skipper's request.

  • Rangpur Riders

    Rangpur to get TK 2 crore as BPL prize money

    Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's Rangpur Riders are to be awarded Tk 2 Crore prize money for winning the BPL.

  • Rangpur win maiden BPL title

    It was a one-man show by West Indian firebrand Chris Gayle as his blistering hundred in the final saw Rangpur Riders lift the trophy of

  • Dhaka, Rangpur to fight for title today

    After more than a month of high-octane, if at times mismanaged, cricket the Bangladesh Premier League's fifth edition will come to a

  • Sylhet Sixers

    Sixers complain about seven-ball over

    Bangladesh Premier League franchise Sylhet Sixers lodge a complaint with the BPL governing council regarding Kamrul Islam Rabbi's seven-ball over.

  • Sylhet Sixers VS Rangpur Riders

    Riders overhaul Sylhet's 173

    Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's Rangpur Riders defeat Nasir Hossain's Sylhet Sixers by four wickets to claim their fifth victory.

  • Mahmudullah Riyad

    Titans triumph over Rangpur Riders

    A fighting 100-run partnership between Rangpur Riders' Nahidul Islam and Ravi Bopar was not enough to see Rangpur chase down the target of 159 as Khulna Titans win by 9 runs at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza Thisara Perera and Lasith Malinga

    Rangpur Riders fined for slow over-rate

    Rangpur Riders are fined for slow over-rate during their match against Dhaka Dynamites.

  • Chris Gayle

    Gayle wants to entertain

    West Indies batsman Chris Gayle, who will feature for Rangpur Riders suggests that he wants to entertain the fans.

  • Pacer Taskin Ahmed

    Vikings halt Riders

    Powered by a blistering knock from Luke Ronchi and a three-wicket over from fast bowler Taskin Ahmed, Chittagong

  • Vikings ride on Taskin show

    Taskin Ahmed's three-wicket haul helps the Chittagong Vikings to a 11-run victory over Mashrafe Mortaza led Rangpur Riders after some powerful stroke play from opener Luke Ronchi helped Chittagong post 166 runs from their 20 overs at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium.

  • Brendon McCullum

    McCullum joins Rangpur Riders

    Former New Zealand star batsman Brendon McCullum joins Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) outfit Rangpur Riders for the upcoming edition of the tournament.

  • Mashrafe ends tenure with Comilla Victorians

    Bangladesh’s inspirational captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza ends his tenure with Comilla Victorians and will join Rangpur Riders ahead of the fifth edition of the BPL.

  • Kusal Perera

    Kusal Perera joins Rangpur Riders

    Rangpur Riders CEO Ishtiaq Sadek confirms that Sri Lanka’s Kusal Perera will feature for the franchise in the upcoming edition of the BPL.

  • Chris Gayle training ahead of World Cup match

    Gayle joins Rangpur Riders

    Chris Gayle, who has been part of all four editions of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), joins Rangpur Riders.

  • Comilla hold Rangpur in place

    Having lost to Comilla Victorians, Rangpur Riders will have to wait for the fate of the evening match between Dhaka Dynamites and Khulna Titans to know whether they have qualified for the Bangladesh Premierl League playoffs.

  • Sabbir's double offence

    Rangpur Riders players Mohammad Shahzad and Liam Dawson, and Rajshahi Kings batsman Sabbir Rahman have all been found guilty of breaching the BCB Code of Conduct during the teams' Bangladesh Premier League match in Mirpur on Monday.

  • Shakib sees sunny side of rain break

    Brilliant sunshine bathed the city yesterday to signal the return of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) festivities, with the tournament set to kick off in earnest today as per a fresh schedule after rain spoiled the previously scheduled kick-off.

  • No Boom Boom captain for Rangpur

    Rangpur Rigers, the franchise that boasts the likes of Soumya Sarkar, Rubel Hossain, Shahid Afridi, Gidron Pope, Babr Azam and Mohammad Shahzad in their mix was reported to have offered the captaincy to Boom Boom Afridi, but the Pakistani allrounder expressed his gratitude to the team management and turned down the offer.

  • What’s the commotion with Gayle omission?

    For many of us, the news of Gayle’s absence in the qualifier match on December 13 was overwhelming, as if someone had pulled the carpet from underneath our feet, and busted the bubble of naïve cricket fans with a fearsome artillery barrage.

  • Rangpur brush aside Dhaka

    Rangpur Riders crush Dhaka Dynamites by 69 runs on the back of a superb bowling effort from Shakib Al Hasan and Thisara Perera in the 7th match of BPL-2015 at Mirpur today.

  • BPL-3: 196 foreign cricketers registered

    Third edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) will begin from November 20, BPL governing council announces.

  • BCB invites new franchise owners for BPL

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) advertises for the franchise ownership rights of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) for a period of four years from 2015 to 2018.

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