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Rohit Sharma smashed his way into the record books with a stunning 209 as the Indian cricket team provided the perfect Diwali gift to the nation with a 57-run victory in the the series-deciding final ODI against Australia to clinch the rubber 3-2 here on Saturday. (Rohit Sharma hits 200)   The 26-year-old Sharma gave […]

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Bangladesh celebrate another wicket as the hosts ran through the New Zealand batting lineup in the second ODI at Mirpur today. Photo: Firoz Ahmed Bangladesh bowlers ran through the New Zealand batting lineup to beat the visitors by 40 runs to clinch the three-match series 2-0 in the second one day international at Mirpur today. […]

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Tigers destroy Kiwis

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HAT-TRICK! Skipper-wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim takes an outstanding catch of Kiwi batsman JDS Neesham off Rubel Hossain’s delivery on the first ODI between Bangladesh and New Zealand on Tuesday. Photo: Tv grab Bangladesh has defeated New Zealand by 44 runs in the first one-day-international of the three-ODI series at Sher-e Bangla Stadium in Mirpur today. Bangladeshi […]

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by Mohammad Isam Bangladesh will have to play the opening round of next year’s World Twenty20, which is effectively a qualifying round for the Super 10 stage of the tournament. In the opening round, they will be grouped with three other Associate and Affiliate nations, who are yet to be determined – they will come […]

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Dhaka Test drawn

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The two-test series between Bangladesh and New Zealand ended in a draw after the fifth day of play in the second and final match in Mirpur was abandoned due to rain on Friday. Bangladesh ended the fourth day leading by 114 runs with seven second innings wickets remaining and left-handers Mominul Haque (126), who struck […]

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Bangladesh batsman Mominul Haque celebrates after hitting a century on the fourth day of the second Test against New Zealand at the Sher-e Bangla Stadium in Mirpur today. Photo: Firoz Ahmed Mominul Haque hit back to back Test century as the Tigers dominated the fourth day of the second Test against New Zealand at the […]

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The International Cricket Council has handed Bangladesh an extension until 30 November to complete work on stadiums for next year’s ICC World Twenty20. It had been widely reported  that concerns over facilities might cause the tournament to be moved to another country, such as South Africa. But the ICC board has now approved a request […]

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An update on anti-corruption measures and the progress report of Bangladesh’s preparedness for next year’s World Twenty20 will be top of the agenda when the International Cricket Council’s Board gathers in London for a two-day meet starting on Friday.   “The ICC Board will gather in London on 18 and 19 October for its fourth […]

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India pulled off the second-highest run chase in one-day internationals to thrash Australia by nine wickets and level their series at 1-1. The hosts surged to their target of 360 with 39 balls to spare as Virat Kohli smashed the fastest ODI century by an Indian from just 52 deliveries. Rohit Sharma struck the winning […]

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This is their third straight victory against West Indies in the 7-match ODI series Bangladesh U-19 beat West Indies U-19 by four wickets with 10 overs to spare in the 4th match of the seven-match youth ODI series at Georgetown on Monday. Chasing a small target of 143, Bangladesh boys had a setback as they […]

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Shakib Al Hasan scored a half-century to help Bangladesh reach 173-3 in their second innings to ensure the first cricket test between Bangladesh and New Zealand was drawn on the fifth and final day Sunday.   Shakib was unbeaten with Mominul Haque on 22 not out when the match was called after 48.2 overs as […]

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New Zealand led Bangladesh by 85 runs in reply to the host’s first innings total of 501 as rains forced umpires to declare an early stump amid strong possibility of a drawn match on the fourth day of the first test Saturday.   After Bangladesh took a first-innings lead of 32 runs New Zealand reached […]

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