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ICC chief prioritises on World Cup security

David Richardson The deadly New Zealand shootings which Bangladesh cricketers narrowly avoided means security will remain an “absolute priority” going into the World Cup, the head of cricket’s governing body said Sunday.Fifty people died in attacks on two mosques in Christchurch on Friday, in what is believed to be the worst assault on Muslims in […]

Bangladesh’s Mustafizur Rahman is clean bowled during the second innings of their second Test against New Zealand in Wellington on Tuesday. — AFP photo A senior official of the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday hoped that the dismal performance of the national cricket team in the ongoing series in New Zealand would not affect them […]

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Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah raises his bat after reaching his half century on the fifth and final day of their second Test against New Zealand in Wellington on Tuesday.— AFP photo Bangladesh’s stand-in Test skipper Mahmudullah termed the lack of commitment and indecision of the batsmen as the main reason behind their second successive innings defeat […]

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New Zealand’s Neil Wagner (R) celebrates the wicket of Bangladesh’s Mahmudullah (2nd R) with team-mates during day five of the second cricket Test match between New Zealand and Bangladesh at the Basin Reserve in Wellington on March 12, 2019. AFP photo Neil Wagner bounced New Zealand to a series victory Tuesday as he took five […]

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Bangladesh pacer Abu Jayed (R) celebrates one of his two wickets against New Zealand on the third day of their second Test in Wellington on Sunday. — BCB photo Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor battled New Zealand to 38 for two in reply to Bangladesh’s 211 all out before rain returned to bring a premature […]

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Bangladesh cricketers Mushfiqur Rahim (L) and Mehedi Hasan jog during a training session in Wellington on Wednesday. — BCB photo Bangladesh’s hopes of bolstering their batting in the second Test against New Zealand with the return of Mushfiqur Rahim suffered a jolt as coach Steve Rhodes reported on Wednesday that the experienced batsman still remained […]

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Bangladesh Test and Twenty20 captain Sakib al Hasan is seen during a training session at the National Cricket Academy Ground in Mirpur on Tuesday. — BCB photo Bangladesh’s Test and Twenty20 skipper Sakib al Hasan returned to training at the National Cricket Academy ground on Tuesday for the first time since injuring his finger in […]

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Sheikh Jamal players celebrate with the the Dhaka Premier League T20 tournament trophy at Mirpur’s Sher-e-Bangla national stadium Dhaka Tribune/Md Manik   Chasing 158 runs to win, Prime Doleshwar managed to score 133 losing eight wickets in 20 overs. Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club have emerged as the champions of the Dhaka Premier League T20 tournament […]

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Bangladesh’s Soumya Sarkar and Mahmudullah congratulate each other during the second innings of their first Test against New Zealand at Hamilton on Sunday. – AFP photo Soumya Sarkar and Mahmudullah put a brave fightback in the second innings hitting a century each but they could not help Bangladesh avoid an innings defeat in the first […]

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Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal plays a shot during the third day of the first Test against New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Saturday. –BCB photo Tamim Iqbal missed out on his second hundred in the game as New Zealand left Bangladesh facing an innings defeat in the first Test in Hamilton on Saturday. […]

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After preparing inadequately for the ODI series, Bangladesh’s preparation for the upcoming Tests are also not going swimmingly due to injury worries. Although coach Steve Rhodes said that Bangladesh would want to field their best eleven, it appears that the Tigers can only line up with their best ‘possible’ eleven. A number of key players, […]

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Bangladesh one-day international captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza speaks during a press conference in Dunedin on Tuesday. — BCB photo Bangladesh skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza was hopeful his side would be getting back on track in today’s third and final one-day international against New Zealand which provided them their last chance to tinker with World Cup […]

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