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Tamim chosen in ICC’s team of tournament

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal on Monday was selected in the best XI of the ICC Champions Trophy for his outstanding batting in the competition. The ICC jury members chose 11 players from five countries and gave the responsibility of the captaincy to winning captain Sarfraz Ahmed, the skipper of Pakistan. The jury picked players from […]

Bangladesh captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza (C) speaks to media at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport upon the team’s arrival from London on Saturday. — New Age photo Bangladesh cricket team received a low-key reception on their return to the country on Saturday despite fulfilling their initial target of Champions Trophy in the UK. Bangladesh played […]

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Pakistan paceman Hassan Ali (C) celebrates the wicket of England batsman Eoin Morgan during their ICC Champions Trophy semi-final match in Cardiff on Wednesday. — AFP photo Pakistan booked their place in the Champions Trophy final with a crushing eight-wicket win over England in Cardiff on Wednesday. Set just 212 to win, Pakistan finished on […]

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South African batsman AB de Villiers (L) is run out by Indian wicketkeeper MS Dhoni during their ICC Champions Trophy match at The Oval in London on Sunday. — AFP photo India crushed South Africa by eight wickets on Sunday to set up a semi-final date with Bangladesh and knock the world’s top-ranked team out […]

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England batsman Ben Stokes plays a shot during their ICC Champions Trophy match against Australia at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Saturday. — AFP photo Bangladesh have qualified for the Semifinals of the ICC Champions Trophy for the first time thanks to England’s 40-run win under Duckworth/Lewis system over their arch-rivals Australia in their last group […]

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Bangladesh batsman Mehedi Hasan is clean bowled out by Australian paceman Mitchell Starc during their ICC Champions Trophy match at The Oval in London on Monday. — AFP photo The moment Tamim Iqbal top-edged Mitchell Starc, it left Bangladeshi fans shell-shocked, mostly because the shot ended a fine innings in an unfortunate manner. The ball […]

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Bangladesh cricketers Imrul Kayes, Sakib al Hasan and Soumya Sarkar are seen during a training session at a London ground on Friday. — BCB photo Bangladesh will take on Australia in their next match in the Champions Trophy on Monday at the Oval with the match turning out to be virtually a knock out contest […]

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Bangladesh’s Mehedi Hasan(R) plays a shot to be caught by India’s Dinesh Karthik off the bowling of Jasprit Bumrah for 24 runs during their ICC Champions Trophy warm-up match at The Oval in London on Tuesday. — AFP photo In less than three days after enjoying a run fest against Pakistan in a close two-wicket […]

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Bangladesh lost astonishingly by two wickets in their high-scoring warm-up match ahead of Champions Trophy against Pakistan in Birmingham, Edgbaston on Saturday. Bangladesh made 341-9 on the back of Tamim Iqbal’s 102 off 93 balls and looked to get a comfortable victory when they reduced the opposition to 249-8. But Fahim Ashraf, the medium pacer […]

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Bangladesh cricket team reached their best ever ranking position as they ascended to sixth in the ICC one-day international team rankings for the first time overtaking Sri Lanka, said an ICC press release on Thursday. Bangladesh made history in Dublin on Wednesday when they clinched a five- wicket victory over fourth-ranked New Zealand to jump […]

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Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah (L) celebrates with team-mate Mushfiqur Rahim after hitting the winning runs against New Zealand during their tri-nation series match in Dublin on Wednesday. — AFP photo Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah shared 72 runs in an unbroken sixth wicket stand to help Bangladesh post an emphatic five-wicket win over New Zealand in their […]

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Bangladesh opener Soumya Sarkar plays a shot during their tri-nation series match against Ireland at the Malahide Cricket Club in Dublin on Friday. — AFP photo Soumya Sarkar struck an unbeaten half-century as Bangladesh crushed Ireland by eight wickets in their crucial tri-series match at the Malahide Cricket Club Ground in Dublin on Friday. Set […]

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