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Mustafiz in top 5, Shakib still the no.1 T-20 all-rounder

Pakistan batsman Babar Azam has risen 21 spots to grab a career-best sixth position in the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Player Rankings after his player of the series performance helped complete a 2-1 victory over the World XI in the Independence Cup series played at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. The 22-year-old started with a […]

Mahmudullah has been recalled to Bangladesh’s 15-member squad for their two-Test series against South Africa, which begins on September 28. Bangladesh also strengthened their seam-bowling options by adding Subhasis Roy and Rubel Hossain to the squad. Shakib Al Hasan, who was granted a break from the South Africa Tests, and Nasir Hossain, who underperformed in […]

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Star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been granted a leave for the two Test matches Bangladesh will be playing, when it starts the South Africa tour on Sep 28. Bangladesh Cricket Board or BCB’s Operations Committee chief Akram Khan confirmed bdnews24.com and said Shakib can play the second Test, which starts on Oct 6, if he wants. […]

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Sakib al Hasan Bangladesh’s plan for forthcoming South Africa tour suffered a huge blow when star all-rounder Sakib al Hasan handed a request for six months of sabbatical from Test cricket, citing fatigue. Bangladesh Cricket Board media committee chairman Jalal Yunus confirmed the request from Sakib, adding that the final decision will be taken by […]

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Bangladesh bowlers fought hard as they picked up three quick wickets. However, Australia chased down easily without losing more wickets and leveled the series. Bangladesh ended the 2nd innings collecting just 157 runs. Australia now need 86 runs to win the match and also to level the series . Soumya Sarker, Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, […]

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Bangladesh spinner Mehedi Hasan (L) celebrates the wicket of Australian batsman Glenn Maxwell with team-mates during the third day of their second Test at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on Wednesday. — AFP photo Mustafizur Rahman and Mehedi Hasan made most of the second new ball to bring Bangladesh back into contest in […]

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Bangladesh all-rounder Sakib al Hasan gestures during the second day of their second Test against Australia at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on Tuesday. — AFP photo Australian opener David Warner hit an uncharacteristic 88 not out to guide his side to a commendable 225 for two as Bangladesh’s defensive mindset allowed the visitors […]

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Nathan Lyon set a world record, Matthew Wade produced two of his best moments behind the stumps for Australia and Pat Cummins toiled manfully to carry the burden of being his side’s lone paceman. However, Bangladesh’s captain Mushfiqur Rahim provided the spinal contribution of the innings to keep the hosts afloat on an enervating day […]

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Day 4 Session 2: Australia fall 20 runs short in a thriller in Dhaka. Bangladesh were within sight of a historic victory at lunch on the fourth day in Mirpur, where they needed three wickets and Australia 66 runs to win. David Warner scored a fighting century, the second of his Test career in Asia, […]

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Bangladesh batsmen Tamim Iqbal (L) and Mushfiqur Rahim run between the wickets on the third day of their first Test against Australia at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Tuesday. — Sourav Losker Bangladesh handed back the control of first Test to Australia at a very crucial stage to put themselves under pressure for […]

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Shakib Al Hasan has lit up his 50th Test with all-round brilliance to help Bangladesh claim a handy first-innings lead over a listless Australia in the Mirpur Test. A day after rescuing Bangladesh from a top-order collapse with the bat, the left-arm spinner claimed 5-68 to help dismiss Australia for 217 and justify his status […]

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Bangladesh batsmen Sakib al Hasan (L) and Tamim Iqbal run between the wickets on the opening day of their first Test against Australia at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Sunday.— Sourav Losker When the leg-before decision against David Warner off Mehedi Hasan was overturned by a review of the third umpire in the sixth over […]

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