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Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla smashed unbeaten centuries as South Africa cruised to a record-breaking 10-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the first One-Day International at the Diamond Oval on Sunday. Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat on a flat wicket, setting their hosts a below-par 279 to win. South Africa reached 282 […]

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When he ran Dwaine Pretorius down to third man and reached 17 off his 28 th delivery in the 20 th over of the first ODI against South Africa, top-ranked Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan became the fastest player to reach the double of 5,000 ODI runs and 200 ODI wickets. With 224 wickets, Shakib […]

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The already daunting task facing Bangladesh in the three-match ODI series against South Africa starting today became much tougher yesterday afternoon when pace spearhead Mustafizur Rahman twisted his ankle during warm-up and was subsequently ruled out of today’s first ODI. “Mustafizur twisted his ankle during warm-up before training,” Bangladesh chief selector and team manager for […]

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Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim’s statements about his decisions on winning the toss, and the team management telling him to field in the deep, has the BCB “concerned”, according to board president Nazmul Hassan. While no decision had been taken on Mushfiqur’s future as Test captain, Hassan said the board would look into the matter after […]

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Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim (C) holds his head after he was hit by a ball from South African pacer Duanne Olivier on the third day of their second Test in Bloemfontein on Sunday. — AFP photo Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada led a ruthless bowling performance as South Africa completed an innings and 254 run win […]

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Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim leaves the field after being dismissed on the second day of their second Test against South Africa in Bloemfontein on Saturday. — AFP photo South African batsmen feasted on Bangladesh’s bowling for nearly two days to amass 573-4 before they declared their first innings of the first Test, but they are […]

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The Marylebone Cricket Club (M.C.C) wishes to appoint Bangladesh’s premium all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan as a member of the World Cricket Committee. The prestigious MCC, founded in 1787 is the owner of the Lord’s cricket ground and has the sole authority on the laws of the game of cricket. Some of the greatest names in […]

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Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan is set to spearhead a revolutionary form of cricket when he features in a T-10 league at the Arab Emirates in December. The top-ranked all-rounder will feature in the newest format alongside big-hitting Shahid Afridi of Pakistan, Virender Sehwag of India, Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara and England’s Eoin Morgan. Shakib Al […]

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South African bowler Kagiso Rabada (C) celebrates the dismissal of Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim (not in picture) during the fifth day of their first Test in Potchefstroom on Monday. — AFP photo The pace of Kagiso Rabada and the spin of Keshav Maharaj sent Bangladesh crashing to a 333-run defeat on the fifth day of […]

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South African fast bowler Morne Morkel took two wickets for no runs in the first over of Bangladesh’s second innings before an injury to the fast bowler and a thunderstorm hit South Africa’s hopes of an early win on the fourth day of the first Test on Sunday. Bangladesh were reeling at 49 for three […]

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Bangladesh bowler Shafiul Islam bowls on South African batsman Dean Elgar (not in picture) during the first day of the first Test Match between South Africa and Bangladesh on September 28, 2017 in Potchefstroom, South Africa. — AFP photo South African opening batsmen Dean Elgar and new cap Aiden Markram gave their side a solid […]

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Bangladeshi cricket captain Mushfiqur Rahim (2nd L) celebrate after winning the first Test cricket match between Bangladesh and Australia at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on August 30, 2017. AFP History and the form of South Africa’s leading batsmen are against Bangladesh in the first Test starting Thursday at Senwes Park in northwestern […]

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