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  • ‘Time away has been key for Federer, Nadal’

    Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal have returned to tennis in blistering form this season because they were able to recharge during injury layoffs last year, former world number two Alex Corretja has said.

  • Abul, Saifuddin in for Tigers' warm-up

    Former Bangladesh Under-19 pacer Mohammad Saifuddin and fast bowler Abul Hasan will fly out to Colombo tomorrow to take part in the one-day warm-up game on March 22 ahead of the limited-overs leg of Bangladesh’s tour of Sri Lanka, which starts with the first ODI on March 25 in Dambulla.

  • Mahmudullah will be sent home

    Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah Riyad, struggling for form and with two failures in the Galle Test which Bangladesh lost by 259 runs, will be sent home from the tour of Sri Lanka tomorrow.

  • Postcard from the island

    It must be counted as a stroke of good fortune that a tourist's first stop in Sri Lanka is the seaside city of Galle.

  • 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 look to renew Galle success

    Much of the talk regarding the first Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka due to start at 10:30am (Bangladesh time) on Tuesday at the Galle International Cricket Stadium has surrounded Bangladesh's previous visit here in March 2013.

  • Conway replaced as Bangladesh physio

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has ended its contract with physio Dean Conway and has appointed Thihan Chandramohan to fill the vacancy on the ongoing tour of Sri Lanka, a BCB press release informed today.

  • Bangladesh vs Afghanistan live score update

    A rise in rankings beckons Bangladesh

    Bangladesh will have a chance to overtake the West Indies in the points table if it is able to pull off a victory in a two-Test series against Sri Lanka that starts in Galle on Tuesday.

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    Tigers look to catch Sri Lanka off guard

    With an eye on improving its less than impressive away record, Bangladesh will look to catch an under-strength Sri Lanka off guard when the two-Test series gets underway in Galle on Tuesday (March 7).

  • Mashrafe bowls after 2 months

    Bangladesh limited overs skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza bowled with a cricket ball for the first time in nearly two months yesterday.

  • Imrul to go to SL for 2nd Test

    Open Imrul Kayes received the green signal from the selectors to join the national team in Sri Lanka, but the left-hander will still play the sixth and final round of the Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) which begins at the BKSP and Fatullah today.

  • SLC appoint Gurusinha as manager

    Sri Lanka Cricket is pleased to announce the appointment of former Sri Lanka No.3 batsman Asanka Gurusinha as the Manager Cricket for the National Team of Sri Lanka.

  • Tigers depart for Sri Lanka

    Bangladesh national cricket team left Dhaka for their month long tour of Sri Lanka today.

  • Mushy hopes to make 100th special

    After losing three Tests away from Home, Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim reckons that they have an opportunity to end their rut in Sri Lanka, when they leave for the island nation today, provided that the Tigers are able to give their best on the field.

  • Imrul in focus as 5th round begins

    The focus will be on Imrul Kayes when the fifth round of the Bangladesh Cricket League begins today in Chittagong and Sylhet.

  • Kayes doubtful for SL

    Imrul Kayes's position in Bangladesh's Test team for the Sri Lanka series, which is expected to be announced tomorrow, is in doubt as the Bangladesh Cricket Board's medical team have yet to deem him fit for the tour.

  • Mustafizur Rahman

    Fizz, Shakib to miss initial phase of IPL 2017

    Bangladesh Cricketers Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman are set to miss initial phase of the Indian Premier League which begins on April 5.

  • New Zealand's Martin Guptill

    Guptill out for three South Africa matches

    New Zealand's in-form opening batsman Martin Guptill will miss the first three matches of South Africa's tour after suffering a hamstring injury, officials said Wednesday.

  • The good and bad from historic Test

    Bangladesh's short tour of India may be over but they barely have any time to relax. They have returned home and will probably get a week-long break before beginning their camp for the Sri Lanka series set to begin in the first week of March.

  • ‘You are not going to see fat men play cricket anymore’

    Former Bangladesh captain Akram Khan and the current chairman of cricket operations in the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) explained the change in cricket by admitting that overweight men cannot play anymore.

  • Improved Bangladesh seek more 'acid tests'

    After finally winning respect of the game's big boys on home turf, Bangladesh now face the challenge of competing with the best away from home when their debut Test in India begins Thursday.

  • 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.

  • Aus yet to work out how to stop Kohli

    Australia have yet to work out a plan to foil India captain Virat Kohli beyond bowling well and hoping for some "luck" against the in-form batsman, coach Darren Lehmann has said.

  • Sri Lanka's Mathews out of Aus T20 tour

    Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews was Monday ruled out of this month's three-match Twenty20 series in Australia with a hamstring injury.

  • We are ready for the challenge: Shakib

    Bangladesh star cricketer Shakib Al Hasan says India seems to be unbeatable at home and it will be a huge challenge not just for himself but for the entire team when the two teams clash in the one-off Test match at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here from February 9.

  • Bangladesh-India A match drawn

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

  • Boy dies after being hit by cricket stump in Ctg

    A teenage boy was killed after being hit by a cricket stump at Chittagong Collegiate School field in the city yesterday afternoon.

  • Soumya stakes his claim

    It was around four months ago when Imrul Kayes hammered a century in a warm-up game against England in Fatullah and in the process replaced a struggling Soumya Sarkar in the ODI outfit.

  • 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.

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