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  • Bangladesh bowler Abu Jayed Rahi

    Tinkering within the Big Five

    Bangladesh had already secured their place in the ODI tri-series final ahead of yesterday’s match against hosts Ireland and so, it was expected that the team management would field an experimental playing eleven. Given that the 17-member squad was stretched to 19 following the introduction of Taskin Ahmed

  • Bangladeshi Pacer Taskin Ahmed

    Taskin, Farhad added to squad for Ireland series

    Pace bowler Taskin Ahmed and all-rounder Farhad Reza have been included in the Bangladesh squad for the Tri-nation ODI series in Ireland next month, a press release from the Bangladesh Cricket Board said today.

  • Sabbir Rahman

    Chance remains for Sabbir, Taskin to return to the Tigers fold

    Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza talks about Sabbir Rahman, Taskin Ahmed and Shafiul Islam’s BPL performances and whether they can become part of the national team setup.

  • Bangladeshi Pacer Taskin Ahmed

    'Need to get fitter'

    Fitness, or the lack of it, is the latest excuse offered by troubled national pacer Taskin Ahmed. He had previously stated that he needed

  • Taskin Ahmed

    A good beginning ensures a good end

    Bangladesh paceman Taskin Ahmed suggests that a good start to an innings will ensure a good end.

  • Courtney Walsh

    Don’t blame coaches: Taskin

    Taskin Ahmed is against the idea of blaming the coaches for the disappointing performance of the Tigers’ fast bowling unit in the just-concluded home series against Sri Lanka and beyond that.

  • Taskin ties the knot

    Bangladesh pacer Taskin Ahmed ties the knot with Syeda Rabeya in a cermony at the city's Lalmatia area.

  • Taskin's just reward

    It was not the best bowling performance from Bangladesh, flat wicket notwithstanding, as Sri Lanka scored 311 all out in the second ODI in Dambulla on Tuesday, a match that was eventually abandoned because of rain after Sri Lanka's innings.

  • 'I was relaxed before the hattrick ball'

    A sunglass-clad Taskin Ahmed basked in the glory of a rare feat in this morning at the Aliya Resort and Spa in Dambulla today.

  • Confident Tigers head to Colombo

    The Bangladesh cricket team started off from their resort at Dambulla to travel back to Colombo, their next destination on the tour of Sri Lanka at around, at around 10:45am (11:15am Bangladesh time) today.

  • Play called off for Day-4

    Play was called off for day-4 due to bad light during the last session of the first Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at Galle today.

  • Tigers and Hathurusingha hunt Sri Lanka

    Onetime discarded coach, Chandika Hathurusingha has returned to the land that evicted him from a possible coaching job this time fully armed with a rising band of cricketers and waiting to settle an old score.

  • Tigers' tour match drawn as Chandimal hits 190

    Explosive batting from centurion Dinesh Chandimal and number nine batsman Chamika Karunaratne elevates Sri Lanka Board President's XI to 403 for seven as Bangladesh's tour-opening two-day warm-up ends in a draw

  • Tigers begin SL camp today

    The formal training camp for the tour of Sri Lanka will begin today at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur.

  • Much more pressure in Tests: Taskin

    Not too long ago, Taskin Ahmed was used sporadically even in T20Is. He was given breathers in between ODIs in order to prevent any recurring injuries.

  • Bangladesh 103 for 3 after Day-4

    Bangladesh ended the fourth day at 103 for 3 in 35 overs after an action-packed last session in the Test match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad today.

  • We bowled too many short balls: Taskin

    After a day of run plundering by India's batsmen, Bangladesh pacer Taskin Ahmed reflects on where they went wrong and what they need to do on the second day of the first Test

  • Murali, Kohli tons take Ind to 356 for 3

    A professional batting display from India’s top order enabled them to score 356 for 3 in 90 overs against Bangladesh after the first day in the first Test at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad today.

  • Bangladesh-India A match drawn

    The two-day practice match between Bangladesh and India A was drawn after the end of play today.

  • Openers give India A solid start

    India A reached 91 for the loss of one wicket at stumps on Day 1 of the two-day practice match against Bangladesh at the Gymkhana Ground in Hyderabad today.

  • Taskin hoping for good tune-up

    They say cricket is a funny game and the current situation of the Bangladesh team perhaps best depicts that phrase.

  • NZ restrict BD to 289 after day 1

    New Zealand captain Kane Williamson wins the toss and asks Bangladesh to bat in the second Test of the two-match series on a green pitch in Christchurch.

  • Unchanged squad for 2nd NZ Test

    Bangladesh selectors have kept their faith in the 15-man squad for the first Test as they announced the unchanged squad for the second Test today.

  • NZ still 303 runs behind

    New Zealand finished the third day of the opening Test against Bangladesh at 292-3, still 303 runs behind the Tigers’ imposing first innings total of 595-8 declared at the Basin Reserve in Wellington today.

  • Tamim will play first Test

    Good news for Bangladesh. Opener Tamim Iqbal will play the opening Test that starts at the Basin Reserve in Wellington tomorrow.

  • Williamson wary of threat posed by Tigers

    New Zealand's players, in individual terms, would be smart not to simply write Bangladesh off as no-hope lightweights. Banana skins abound. They are not without talent and they are learning.

  • Lack of tour game another disadvantage?

    The Bangladesh cricket team in New Zealand have already been having a tough time of it with the six limited-overs games being lost by hefty margins.

  • Hey, you are playing Test?

    Bangladesh are yet to decide the final eleven for the opening Test against New Zealand that starts in Wellington on Thursday.

  • It was a big opportunity lost for BD

    Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza expressed his disappointment after his team lost the second ODI by 67 runs and the series 2-0 at Saxton Oval, Nelson today.

  • 'Bowling lax, fielding lethargic'

    Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza said had the bowling been disciplined and the fielding up to the mark the first one-day international against New Zealand could have been a closely-fought game.