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Test-playing Bangladesh suffered an embracing 32-run defeat against newcomers Afghanistan in their 2nd match of the five-nation Asia Cup Cricket at the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah on Saturday.   With the day’s maiden victory in one of the big ICC tournaments, non-test playing Afghanistan gave a message to the cricket world about […]

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A fine 103-run knock by Kumar Sangakkara guided Sri Lanka to earn the 2nd successive victory in the five-nation Asia Cup Cricket beating World Champions India by two wickets at Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah on Friday.   Replying to India’s 264 runs for 9, Sri Lanka reached their target scoring match winner […]

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Spurred on by a brilliant Virat Kohli century, India launched their Asia Cup campaign on a high as they beat Bangladesh by six wickets chasing 280 on Wednesday. Despite the competitive total of 279 that the hosts piled up, Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane made the chase look easy. Their record partnership for the third wicket […]

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Ashraful guilty

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Dhaka Gladiators lawyer Nawroz MR Chowdhury has told the media after the verdict. Three-member tribunal formed by the Bangladesh Cricket Board has announced the verdict on Wednesday. The tribunal was formed to conduct the hearing of the fixing allegation brought by the ICC (International Cricket Council) from the second edition of Bangladesh Premier League. In […]

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A maiden century by opener Kusal Perera enabled Sri Lanka to whitewash Bangladesh 3-0 in the three-match ODI series beating Tigers by six wickets in the day-night basis 3rd and last ODI at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Saturday.   Replying to Bangladesh’s modest total of 240 for 8, the Lions easily reached […]

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  Allrounder Shakib Al Hasan has been banned for three matches by the BCB for “making an inappropriate gesture on live television” during the second ODI against Sri Lanka in Mirpur.   He has also been fined BDT 300,000 ($3800).   Shakib was summoned to appear before a disciplinary committee on the eve of the […]

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  Touring Sri Lanka clinched the three-match ODI series 2-0 with one match to spare beating hosts Bangladesh by 61 runs in the 2nd ODI at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Thursday.   With the day’s feat, Islanders Sri Lanka achieved their cent percent success in Bangladesh tour by winning the series […]

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Touring Sri Lanka made a good start in the three-match ODI series beating hosts Bangladesh by 13 runs in a low scoring first ODI at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Monday   Replying to Sri Lanka’s face-saving 180 runs for all in 40 overs, the Bengal Tigers suffered another frustrating defeat after two-match […]

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Bangladesh lost their first ODI against Sri Lanka by 13 runs after suffering a middle-order collapse at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Monday. Sri Lanka, put in to bat first, folded up for 180 in the 43-over-per-side match. In reply, Bangladesh slipped from 114 for two to be all out for 167 after 39.1 […]

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Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has named a 15-strong squad for the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup. The Bangladesh squad consists of both the young and the experienced, according to chairman of selectors Faruque Ahmed. Mushfiqur Rahim, who is back in contention after an injury lay-off, will lead the team. Salma Khatun will lead the women team. […]

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Bangladesh rode on a 216-run opening stand between Shadman Islam and Joyraz Sheikh Bangladesh rode on a commanding 216-run opening stand between Shadman Islam and Joyraz Sheikh to start their Under-19 World Cup campaign with an emphatic 10-wicket victory over Afghanistan in Abu Dhabi yesterday. After roping the Afghans to 212 runs with an impressive […]

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday sought cooperation and support from the people of country, including the sports-loving ones, in successfully hosting the ensuing ICC World Twenty20 to be held in Bangladesh from March 16 to April 6 this year.   “I seek cooperation from people, especially from the sports loving fans in successfully hosting […]

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