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  • A bumpy yet joyous ride

    Bangladesh will reach a milestone today when skipper Mushfiqur Rahim strides in for the toss alongside his Sri Lankan counterpart Rangana Herath at the P Sara Oval in Colombo.

  • Live the vision and grow with it

    Bangladesh Cricket Board's long cherished dream of playing at the highest level of cricket was realised in June 2000 at the annual Conference of International Cricket Council in London. An aspiration many doubted would ever come true was finally a reality.

  • Herath becomes most successful left-arm spinner

    Sri Lanka’s stand-in skipper Rangana Herath became the most successful left-arm spinner in Test history after taking the wicket of Liton Das on the fifth afternoon of the first Test against Bangladesh at the Galle International Stadium today.

  • Guptill's blistering century fashions NZ win

    Martin Guptill underlined his importance to the New Zealand one-day side with a blistering match-winning century as he guided his side to a seven-wicket victory over South Africa in their fourth one-day international in Hamilton on Wednesday.

  • Irrepressible Lukaku reaches Everton landmark

    Romelu Lukaku became Everton's joint highest Premier League scorer on Saturday and the powerful striker is showing no signs of slowing down as he leads his team's bid to qualify for European competition.

  • Ross Taylor sets NZ record with 17th ODI century

    With one final blow off the last ball of the innings, Ross Taylor completed his 17th century for New Zealand, setting a record for ODI cricket at Hagley Oval today.

  • Five infamous India-Australia controversies

    Five previous flashpoints between India and Australia. The four-match Test series will begin in Pune on Thursday.

  • Afridi retires from international cricket

    Legendary Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Sunday announced his retirement from international cricket, ending an illustrious and sometimes controversial 21-year career.

  • Virat Kohli

    Kohli hits four double-tons in four successive series

    India captain Virat Kohli became the first batsman in Test history to score double centuries in four successive series, when he scored 204 against Bangladesh in one-off Test match in Hyderabad today.

  • The records broken and milestones reached

    The second day of the first Test against New Zealand in Wellington has been a day of glory for Bangladesh cricket, as the 359-run fifth-wicket stand between Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim, and a double-century by the former, broke a few records and led to the batsmen traversing a few milestones.

  • Arrest warrant for Wasim Akram

    A local court in Karachi on Tuesday issued arrest warrants against former star cricketer Wasim Akram, after he failed to appear before the court during last 31 hearings of a case, it has been learnt.

  • NZ rip through Pak to clinch series 2-0

    New Zealand's pace bowlers sparked a final session collapse to dismiss Pakistan for 230 and give them a 138-run victory in the second Test at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Tuesday, a win that also clinched a first series triumph over Pakistan since 1985.

  • New dad Cook's runs ease pain of being away

    England skipper Alastair Cook says scoring his ninth Test century in Asia during the drawn first Test against India makes the struggle of being away from his newborn baby "worthwhile".

  • Regular Tests the key: Mushy

    Bangladesh Test captain Mushfiqur Rahim believes that the Tigers will be able to reach a certain level of competence within the next two years if given enough opportunities in the format.

  • ‘Education keeps your head clear to produce quality results’

    Mehedi is still only 19-years-old, but he had already made a mark and had made a habit of punching above his weight.

  • Mahmudullah leads Khulna to thrilling win

    A five-wicket burst from Rajshahi Kings bowler Abul Hasan helped his side restrict Khulna Titans to 133 for 8 in 20 overs during the 3 rd match of Bangladesh Premier League at Mirpur stadium today.

  • Fizz's return on track

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will have a better idea regarding Mustafizur Rahman's recovery by the end of this week.

  • WI defeat Pak to end winless streak

    Kraigg Brathwaite and Shane Dowrich struck unbeaten half-centuries to guide West Indies to a first Test victory in 14 matches as the Caribbean side beat Pakistan by five wickets on the final morning of the third Test in Sharjah.

  • 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.”

  • Tigers create magic and history in Mirpur

    After taking 10 wickets in a session, Bangladesh win their first Test against England when they beat the visitors by 108 runs to level the series at Mirpur stadium.

  • Mehedi makes his mark

    Youngster Mehedi Hasan Miraz became the first Bangladeshi player and only the second off-spinner to bag two five-fors in his first two Tests today.

  • Record-breaker Bairstow still hungry for runs

    He's already become the most prolific wicketkeeping batsman in a calendar year and with six Tests still to go, Jonny Bairstow has the opportunity to set a record beyond reach -- and silence his critics once and for all.

  • Man City make record revenue

    English Premier League leaders Manchester City on Tuesday announced record turnover of $480 million and its Abu Dhabi owners said the club has reached a "turning point".

  • Heartbreak for Windies

    Despite a fighting hundred by Darren Bravo Pakistan pulled off a tension-packed 56-run victory against West Indies in the first day-night Test in Dubai on Monday.

  • Yasir wants match with Ashwin

    Wily Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah wishes a Test face off with magician Indian offie Ravichandaran Ashwin in a battle of two fast wicket-taking spinners.

  • Happy Birthday, Mash!

    One of the most successful captains of the Bangladesh national cricket team was born on this very day. He is the one beats in the hearts of all Bangladeshis and is none other than Mashrafe Bin Mortaza.

  • Shakib Al Hasan: Bangladesh's global ambassador

    Shakib Al Hasan, the role model of Bangladesh cricket lovers and the country's global ambassador has a long and fruitful road of cricket in front of him to walk with his head held high.

  • Arthur issues Pakistan one-day warning

    Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur makes it clear some members of his one-day side are on borrowed time after another defeat by England raised fears the team might not qualify automatically for the 2019 World Cup.

  • Azhar guides Pak to 247

    Pakistan captain Azhar Ali leads from the front with 80 but his side were still held to 247 for eight by England in the fourth one-day international at Headingley.

  • Double delight for fab four

    Having grabbed gold medals in their first events of Beximco National Shooting Championships, four female shooters – Armin