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  • Tamim calls it 'frightening experience'; Mushy counts Tigers lucky

    Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal described the Christchurch shooting incident as a 'frightening experience' while Mushfiqur Rahim counted themselves as 'lucky' in seperate Facebook posts following the incident

  • Tigers' pacers wayward

    Bangladesh bowled 22.5 overs in their second Nidahas Trophy tri-nation T20I match against hosts Sri Lanka yesterday and those 17

  • Kusal, Asela take hosts to 321 after Day-1

    A blistering century from Kusal Mendis and 85 from Asela Gunaratne enabled the hosts to pile up 321 for 4 after 88 overs in the first Test against Bangladesh at the Galle International Stadium 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.

  • Lessons from Ashwin

    Bangladesh off-spinner Mehedi Hasan Miraz reveals the lessons from a chat with India spin superstar Ravichandran Ashwin after the one-off Test between the teams

  • 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

  • Tigers relax before stern Test

    While the Indian cricket team were sweating it out in the afternoon in the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium yesterday, Mushfiqur Rahim and Co spent the entire day away from cricket.

  • Shakib smashes his way to the top

    Shakib responded brilliantly with the bat to notch the highest score in Test cricket for Bangladesh with 217 runs on 13 January, 2017 at Wellington. The lefthander faced only 276 balls in his blistering innings, and smacked 31 fours, especially square on both sides of the field.

  • 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.

  • Shakib, Mushfiqur take Tigers to 542

    The highest partnership in Test cricket of 359 runs between Shakib Al Hasan and captain Mushfiqur Rahim took the tourists to a commanding score of 542 for 7 against New Zealand in the first Test at Wellington today.

  • Conway to continue upward trend

    Dean Conway, the former England Cricket team physiotherapist, became the Bangladesh cricket team's new physio yesterday after local Bayjedul Islam Khan's successful two-year tenure with the Tigers.

  • This was not a Test Eng lost, but one which Tigers won

    Tigers have not been given their due for the magnificent manner in which they beat England in a Test match. With a little luck, they could have claimed the series 2-0, and fixed, at least temporarily, the tone of condescension that accompanies them in world cricket.

  • 'This is the beginning of something very big'

    Implementing new strategies has been a trademark of Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha's tenure in since his arrival in

  • Mehedi rockets up ICC charts, Tigers gain 8 points

    Bangladesh's first Test victory over England is reflected in the ICC player and team rankings, with Bangladesh gaining eight ranking points in the Test teams' table and man-of-the-series Mehedi Hasan Miraz jumping to 33rd position in the Test bowlers' table in the ICC rankings today.

  • 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.

  • Will Tigers continue their resurgence at Dhaka?

    After winning the thrilling first Test in Chittagong by 22 runs earlier this week, England will be eager to extend its 100 percent record against Bangladesh when the teams face off again in Dhaka on Friday (October 28) for the second and final Test.

  • 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.

  • Stokes aiming for the summit after series win

    Ben Stokes says England want to be the best in the world after a hugely satisfying 2-1 series triumph in Bangladesh.

  • Thilan Samaraweera

    'Want to get them into the groove'

    Bangladesh's newly appointed batting consultant Thilan Samaraweera has said that his first target will be to help the Tigers 'get into the groove' of international cricket.

  • 8 top spells from Fizz

    Mustafizur Rahman caught the eyes of cricket enthusiasts and critics with the unusual talent on his debut, and has gone from strength to strength with each hurdle he crossed. As he turned 21, here are some of his top spells so far in his short yet brilliant career.

  • Taskin, Sunny leave tonight for Brisbane test

    Bangladesh bowlers Taskin Ahmed and Arafat Sunny are due to fly to Australia tonight to test their respective bowling actions at an ICC-accredited centre in Brisbane on September 8.

  • Walsh wants to find another Ambrose in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh’s new bowling coach Courtney Walsh says that he hopes to pass on the spirit that he and Curtly Ambrose had shared during their playing days

  • Tigers can give Poms ‘a good run’

    Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha is confident that Tigers can give England ‘a good run’ in the upcoming series set to begin in October.

  • ‘World T20 loss against India still hurts a lot’

    While Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza's leadership abilities stood out in tough times in the ICC World Twenty20 in India earlier this year, Shakib's all-round show (129 runs and 10 wickets) helped the team come up with a much-improved performance.

  • ‘Death bowling is his art’

    Sunrisers Hyderabad captain and Aussie batter David Warner enthusiastically backs up Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman’s bowling at the back end of a match and compares the left-armer’s deeds with those of his teammate Mitchell Starc.

  • 'We now have a base for T20s'

    Despite ending their ICC World Twenty20 campaign on a rather sour note in Kolkata -- the Tigers were bundled out for 70 by New Zealand, their lowest ever T20I score -- Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza believes that the team had made immense progress in T20 cricket in the last three months.

  • Tigers conjure a heartbreak

    Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah combined have played 391 games in the shorter versions of the game. And they were perhaps the most experienced batsmen that Bangladesh had to stroke those two runs off the last three balls to create a small piece of history at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore yesterday.

  • Hurting Tigers face smarting Aussies today

    After a one-day washout followed by a Test snub, the Tigers will finally have their first sight of the mighty Australia in the glamorous ICC flagship event at a neutral venue today.

  • Pak fireworks humble Tigers

    Bangladesh suffered a painful 55-run defeat against Pakistan in their opening Super Ten match at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata yesterday. It's a flat statement that deserves a better expression. The Tigers lost to the pyrotechnics of one Shahid Afrid, who rediscovered his big-hitting exploits at a time when many thought he is no longer the kind of devastating force he has been over the years.

  • 'We want to make our confidence count'

    If life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it, the attitude of Bangladesh cricket team going into the ICC WT20 2016 Super Ten match against Pakistan at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata is really essential in both senses of the word.