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For the first time in a Test match against Bangladesh, Sri Lanka have failed to register a win. Sri Lanka had won all previous twelve Tests against Bangladesh. Sri Lanka’s winning % of 92.30 against Bangladesh is quite impressive. Since registering a ten-wicket win over New Zealand at Galle in November 2012, Sri Lanka have […]

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A full member of the International Cricket Council with Test and one-day international status, Bangladesh played its first Test match against India in 2000. The Asian minnows made their official international cricket debut at the 1979 ICC Trophy in England, where they had mixed results, leaving the tournament with 2 wins and 2 defeats. But it […]

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Mushfiqur Rahim on Monday became the first Bangladeshi to crack a double-century while Nasir Hossain hit a maiden ton as the tourists gained a 68-run lead in the first Test against Sri Lanka. Skipper Rahim hit a solid 200 and Hossain an impressive 100 as Bangladesh were bowled out for 638, their highest total in […]

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Galle – Mohammad Ashraful and Mushfiqur Rahim smashed impressive centuries in a record stand as Bangladesh dominated the third day of the opening Test against Sri Lanka in Galle on Sunday. Ashraful hit an unbeaten 189 not out, the highest by a Bangladeshi in Tests, on his comeback and Rahim made a career-best 152 not […]

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Bangladesh were 135-2 in their first innings at stumps in reply to Sri Lanka’s 570-4 declared on the second day of the opening Test in Galle on Saturday. Mohammad Ashraful was unbeaten on 65 with debutant Mominul Haque (35 not out). Sri Lanka’s Lahiru Thirimanne (155 not out) and Dinesh Chandimal (116 not out) earlier […]

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Pakistani players would henceforth be kept out of the Bangladesh Premier League or any other form of cricket in the country, says Duronto Rajshahi Chairman Mushfiqur Rahman. He appeared at Shahbagh on Sunday morning and made this promise in front of thousands of protestors who are demanding execution of those responsible for the war crimes […]

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Karachi:  Former captain Shahid Afridi feels under current situation no international team will tour Pakistan and advised the PCB to stop trying to convince weak teams such as Bangladesh to play in their country. Afridi said on Geo News TV on Wednesday that while he understood the honest efforts made by the board to somehow […]

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A look at the highs and lows from the first week of the Bangladesh Premier League Mohammad Isam An anonymous start Nabil Samad, an uncapped left-arm spinner, bowling to little-known Josh Cobb to start off the BPL is exactly what happens in a tournament that had lost 25-odd cricketers the day before. It also spoke […]

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By Nabeel Hashm KARACHI: After the disappointment of missing out on the  Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), Pakistan’s players are aiming to do well in domestic cricket in hopes of getting called up for the national team as well as securing good contracts in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had decided against allowing […]

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By Indo Asian News Service | IANS Adelaide, Jan 18 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies captain Carl Hooper says he has no interest in becoming the next head coach of the Bangladesh cricket team. Hooper was reacting to claims by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) media committee chairman Jalal Yunus that he was one of those interested in taking […]

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LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has rejected the claim of its Bangladesh counterpart that the latter sent a request to the former regarding release of its players for the Bangladesh Premier League. Commenting on the media release issued by the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Jan 18, the PCB spokesman said, “In order to put […]

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BPL T20 kicks off

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Fireworks light up the sky at the grand opening ceremony of Bangladesh Premier League T20 tournament at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in capital’s Mirpur on Thursday. The grand opening ceremony of the Bangladesh Premier League T20 tournament was held in Dhaka on Thursday. President Zillur Rahman inaugurated the second edition of the competition at 6:30pm […]

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