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  • Bangladesh’s ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan

    'Mashrafe's Test return a sensitive issue'

    At a time when Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) high-ups took to public forums to voice their opinions regarding Mashrafe Bin

  • Elgar hopes to exploit England’s insecurities

    England captain Joe Root, leading the side for the first time, win the toss and opt to bat in the first test against South Africa at Lord's.

  • NZ take charge after Proteas batting collapse

    New Zealand moved within reach of a series-levelling win in the third and final Test in Hamilton on Tuesday after South Africa's batsmen crashed to 80 for five in their second innings at the close of day four.

  • India set for victory after Australia collapse

    India eked out a handy first innings lead before unleashing their pacemen to trigger an Australian collapse as the home side closed in on a series-clinching victory in the fourth and final test on Monday.

  • Williamson, Raval continue to grind down Proteas

    Captain Kane Williamson was within sight of equalling the New Zealand record for Test centuries as his side reached 209 for one at tea on the rain-affected third day of the third Test against at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Monday.

  • 'Toughest session of my career'

    As an opener India's Lokesh Rahul is used to facing hostile spells from new-ball bowlers. But the Australian attack Sunday, he admitted, was the toughest of his career so far.

  • SA make 123 on rainy day

    South Africa prepared themselves to bat long, through rain disruptions, to make the most of New Zealand's bungled use of the review system on day one of the third Test in Hamilton on Saturday.

  • Kuldeep four-for limits Australia to 300

    Australia's captain Steven Smith motored to his third century of the series - one of only six visiting batsmen to score that many in India - but was left without significant top-order support, as the Indian debutant Kuldeep Yadav weaved a wrist spinner's web around the tourists on the first afternoon of the decisive fourth Test in Dharamsala.

  • Bad-tempered Ind, Aus Tests set for showdown

    India and Australia begin the finale of a bitterly fought Test series Saturday, with home skipper Virat Kohli keen to silence attacks that even Australia's ex-skipper Michael Clarke has warned are "getting out of control".

  • Aus unchanged for day-night Test against Pak

    Australia named an unchanged squad on Thursday for the first Test against Pakistan next week, which will be the first day-night Test held at Brisbane's Gabba.

  • Misbah, Holder hail competitive day-night Test

    Rival captains Misbah-ul-Haq and Jason Holder praise the fight till last attitude in the first day-night Test played with Pakistan upstaging West Indies by 56 runs in the final hour.

  • Cricket: Anderson awaits security advice on BD tour

    James Anderson says he will accept the advice of England's security experts when it comes to deciding whether he should tour Bangladesh.

  • Kiwis plan D/N Test with England

    New Zealand on Friday unveil plans to host a day-night Test against England as part of a packed home international schedule for the next two seasons.

  • Bangladesh mulling day-night first-class matches

    Bangladesh will prepare for day-night Test matches from next season, according to Nizamuddin Chowdhury, the BCB CEO.

  • The day when Shahriar made the Aussies pay

    On January 25, 1986, the dashing left-handed opener Shahriar Nafees was born. He exploded on to the scene in 2006 with a brilliant maiden hundred against the mighty Aussies at Fatullah. Let’s recall that awesome knock on his special day!

  • No-ball wickets still haunt Aussies

    Australia's no-ball wicket curse continued Tuesday as the West Indies battled to save the second Test against the odds in Melbourne.

  • ‘England need to look hard at DRS’

    Stuart Broad, the England pacer, said his team still needed to improve their use of the television decision review system (DRS).

  • Pink ball passes the test

    The manufacturer of the pink ball to be used in next month's first day-night Test match said on Monday its revolutionary innovation is up to scratch amid growing criticism.

  • Pink ball similar to white

    With the inaugural day-night Test match less than two months away, New Zealand have started to build up their preparation using the pink ball in Hamilton.

  • Australia’s tour: Hope dims further

    Bangladesh tour of Australia is in limbo as Cricket Australia sent back Test cricketers to state teams to train ahead of a domestic one-day tournament.

  • Debutants Prasidh, Suchith star in four-wicket win

    Karnataka beat the visiting Bangladesh A side by four wickets after staving off a late fightback on the third and final day of their match in Mysore.

  • When Hannan stood his ground at Cairns

    Hannan Sarkar was among the very few, who stood their ground, defied their overwhelming opposition to earn some semblance of respect down under in 2003.

  • Rafique’s finest hour at Fatullah

    Bangladesh’s highest wicket-taker against Australia in Tests only played two of the four matches, but Mohammad Rafique made the most of the opportunities he got.

  • Tharindu Kaushal reported for suspect action

    Sri Lanka offspinner Tharindu Kaushal has been reported for a suspect illegal bowling action following the third Test against India.

  • Mustafizur

    Know your Tigers’ feats

    Check out some outstanding achievements by our adored cricketers in Tests, T20 and One-day International cricket.

  • BCB shifts focus away from Tests again

    The BCB's plan to cut one Test match from the Zimbabwe series goes against Bangladesh’s cricket historic mandate, which was to give Test cricket utmost priority.

  • BCB wants to cut a Test from Zimbabwe series

    The BCB is in discussion with Zimbabwe Cricket to cut one Test from the bilateral series to be held in January next year.

  • Sri Lanka beat India in first Test

    This was a return to what Sri Lanka do really well: runs to play with, in-and-out fields so they are both attacking and defending at the same time.

  • Which is the best Test batting pair?

    Which Test batting pair was the best in history of cricket?

  • Tigers impress in rain-affected SA Test series

    The spirited performance from Bangladesh bowlers sends the right signals in an otherwise disappointing Test series against the top-ranked team in the world.