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  • Time to dig deep in tough Test

    Among all the teams in Test cricket today, the home and away contrast in ability and expectation is possibly sharpest in Bangladesh's

  • '2-0 is a big statement'

    Even before reaching Bangladesh all eyes were on Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon after his performance in India, which

  • 'Doubted if I could get to 50'

    Since scoring fifties in both innings of his Test debut against New Zealand in 2008 there has been no looking back for Tamim Iqbal as

  • Selection questions & Smith's 'bouncer'

    When Australia disembarked in Dhaka on Friday night to mark their first Bangladesh tour after a gap of 11 long years, they were

  • Shastri on mission to keep India at number one

    New India coach Ravi Shastri aims to ensure his team remains the world's best Test side when they take on Sri Lanka in the first of three matches.

  • Cricket Australia confirm pre-Bangladesh tour camp

    Australia will complete a week-long camp at Darwin ahead of their Qantas Tour of Bangladesh in August, Cricket Australia confirm.

  • Steyn ruled out of England Test series

    Fast bowler Dale Steyn has been ruled out of South Africa's four-match Test series in England after being forced to withdraw from his country's A team tour as he has yet to regain full fitness following a fractured shoulder.

  • Pak win thriller for first WI series victory

    Pakistan won a thrilling third and final Test with six balls to spare to clinch a first series victory in the West Indies and give a fitting farewell to the retiring captain Misbah ul Haq and veteran Younis Khan.

  • CA to send security team this month

    A delegation from Cricket Australia is expected to arrive in Bangladesh mid May to assess the security arrangements that will be made during Australia's scheduled tour of Bangladesh, which is expected to take place in August and feature two Tests.

  • ‘Aussie pace battery will terrify England’

    Former Australia firebrand Brett Lee says the current crop of "once-in-a-generation" pace-bowling talent will put the fear into England's batsmen come next summer's Ashes.

  • Lehmann hails 'Bradman-like' Smith

    Australian coach Darren Lehmann has hailed captain Steve Smith as "Bradman-like" after a hard-fought and fiery Test tour against India, while praising the entire "impressive" team.

  • Pakistan seek series win as Misbah farewell gift

    Pakistan target victory over England in the third and final Test from Sunday in what would be a fitting farewell for Misbah-ul-Haq, the country's most successful captain who has hinted he's ready to retire.

  • Review system needs review

    Waqar Younis, the Pakistan coach, has criticised the inconsistency of the Decision Review System, and believes that the margin of doubt for Umpire's Call should be increased from 50 percent to 75 percent.

  • Sri Lanka steamroll West Indies for series win

    Sri Lanka rallied strongly to sweep West Indies 2-0, after a crushing 72-run win inside tea on the final day of the second Test at the P Sara Oval in Colombo.

  • Root eyes win after Cook classic

    Batsman Joe Root is adamant England can still claim an unlikely victory on the final day of the first test against Pakistan after his side moved 46 runs ahead of Pakistan on Friday.

  • When Lara tamed Murali

    Highlights of Brian Lara's three hundreds in Sri Lanka are now available on YouTube. It was the way he tackled spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan that stood out.

  • Sri Lanka, West Indies face off with young guns

    Sri Lanka and the West Indies look to offload past baggage and begin a new era with fresh young talent when a two-Test series starts in Galle.

  • If it was India, it might’ve been different: Chappell

    Former Australia captain Ian Chappell shared his views on the recently canned tour of Bangladesh by the Australian cricket team while speaking on a fortnightly talk-show at ESPNcricinfo.

  • Zimbabwe likely to arrive for Test series next month: BCB

    The Bangladesh and Zimbabwe cricket boards have “agreed in principle” to shift the dates of Zimbabwe's tour of Bangladesh.

  • Moeen impresses in England draw

    Moeen Ali impressed with the ball as England drew their opening tour game against Pakistan A in Sharjah.

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    Australia postpone Bangladesh tour

    Australia cricket team’s short tour for two Tests in Bangladesh is scrapped after high-level meetings regarding danger of militant attacks during the series.

  • Australia's tour: BCB still hopeful

    Bangladesh Cricket Board President Nazmul Hassan says they have left no stone unturned in providing assurance regarding security for the Australian team.

  • Australia tour of Bangladesh may be scrapped

    Australia's cricket tour of Bangladesh could be scrapped within days amid heightened warnings from Britain and the United States about the likelihood of militant attacks.

  • Doubts mount over Australia's tour

    Australia's tour of Bangladesh appears increasingly in danger of being cancelled, with Cricket Australia's security team on their way home to brief players and the board following a series of meetings in Bangladesh over the past two days.

  • Bangladesh name unchanged squad for first Australia Test

    Bangladesh announce to retain the squad that played the Test series against South Africa for the upcoming first Test against Australia.

  • Tigers can take heart from Fatullah

    Bangladesh cricket team can take heart from the Fatullah Test match against the mighty Aussies ten years ago when they nearly won the match.

  • Streak keen on developing winning culture

    Bangladesh A coach Heath Streak has termed the five-match tour of India as an 'important step' ahead of the two-match Test series at home against Australia, starting October 9.

  • Australia announce Test squad for Bangladesh tour

    Andrew Fekete and Cameron Bancroft are the two uncapped members of the 15-man Test squad announced for Bangladesh tour in October.

  • Warner ruled out of Bangladesh tour

    Australia opener David Warner has been ruled out of the tour of Bangladesh in October because of the broken thumb.

  • 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.