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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.

May 16, 2017
May 16, 2017

‘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.

March 18, 2017
March 18, 2017

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.

March 13, 2017
March 13, 2017

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.

March 9, 2017
March 9, 2017

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.

March 7, 2017
March 7, 2017

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.

March 7, 2017
March 7, 2017

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.

March 6, 2017
March 6, 2017

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.

March 6, 2017
March 6, 2017

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.

March 6, 2017
March 6, 2017

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).

March 6, 2017
March 6, 2017

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.