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The ICC World Twenty20 will be held in Bangladesh for the first time from March 16 to April 6 next year featuring 16 men’s and eight women’s teams. The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) made the announcement at a press conference on the launching of the 5th ICC World Twenty20 […]

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Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) was rocked by payment fiasco yet again when Cricketers Welfare Association of Bangladesh (CWAB) claimed that most of the local players are still unpaid. According to CWAB only Duronto Rajshahi and Khulna Royal Bengals paid the 50 percent amount of the players till date in line with rules set by BPL […]

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THE Bangladesh cricket team might not boast of a good record from their previous visits to Zimbabwe, but their captain Mushfiqur Rahim believes his charges are ready for the challenge. REPORT BY DANIEL NHAKANISO Bangladesh, who play two Tests, three one-day internationals (ODIs) and two Twenty20s (T20s) against Zimbabwe in a month-long tour which starts […]

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Former Bangladesh cricketer Mazharul Haque died of a heart attack on Wednesday. Mazharul, 32, collapsed while playing badminton in his hometown of Narayanganj, and died by the time he reached the hospital. One of his friends, Raju, had been with him at the time. He said that Mazharul had completed his evening exercise before getting […]

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Mushfiqur Rahim has shown he can be the driving force in the team The performance in Sri Lanka is a significant stepping stone for Bangladesh and its impact should be felt in the near future In a few years from now, Bangladesh’s tour of Sri Lanka in 2013 may be forgotten as one comprising just […]

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PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka registered a 17-run victory over Bangladesh in the one-off Twenty20 international in Pallekele on Sunday. Bangladesh finished at 181-7 in reply to Sri Lanka’s 198-5, with Mohammad Ashraful (43), skipper Mushfiqur Rahim (39) and Mohammad Mahmudullah (31) being the main scorers. Sri Lankan pacemen Angelo Mathews and Thisara Perera […]

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Bangladesh sealed a series-levelling victory, their first ever against Sri Lanka in the island, in the third and final ODI in Pellekele on Thursday. Chasing a revised target of 183 in 27 overs, the Tigers got off to a frantic start but soon lost wickets in a heap before scrambling home with six balls to […]

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Ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan spent the morning of his 26th birthday yesterday in the Bangladesh Cricket Board’s National Cricket Academy strictly adhering to his rehabilitation process. After an hour-long gym session, the left-hander spoke to the media for the first time since last month’s operation in Sydney. “I am working hard under the academy […]

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Shakib Al Hasan has his sights on making a return for the Zimbabwe series © BCB Shakib Al Hasan has expressed confidence of being fit and available before Bangladesh’s tour to Zimbabwe in April. He has been out of international cricket since November last year with a stress fracture on his shin. “Hopefully I will […]

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The openers gave the Lankans a superb start as they took apart the Bangladeshi bowling scoring 110 in only 13 overs losing just one wicket. A flood light failure reduced the match to 41 overs for Sri Lanka which will saw a fresh target for the hosts at 238. Play was paused for over an […]

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Rangana Herath celebrated his 35th birthday with a career-best 7-89 as Sri Lanka clinched the series against Bangladesh with a comfortable seven-wicket win in the second and final Test on Tuesday. Opener Tillakaratne Dilshan (57) and left-hander Kumar Sangakkara (55) put on 94 for the second wicket to steer the home team towards their 160-run […]

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The first and third sessions of the day, which brought Bangladesh five wickets with two new balls, brought the spotlight on to the pace bowlers, of whom very little was expected even from the chief selector a month ago Bangladesh’s most promising period in this Test match so far has been bowling with the new […]

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