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Bangladesh won their first ever Test on Zimbabwe soil securing a 143-run victory in the second and final Test after lunch on the fifth day at the Harare Sports Club on Monday. Shakib Al Hasan wrapped up the match by trapping Kyle Jarvis leg before wicket for seven. Hamilton Masakadza remained unbeaten on 111. The […]

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Bangladesh declared their second innings at 291 for nine setting a 400-run target for Zimbabwe in the second innings of the final Test at the Harare Sports Club on Sunday. The Tigers were looked quite on the track to pile up a massive lead on resumption of fourth day’s play but stumbled as skipper Mushfiqur […]

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Sakib al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim shared 123 runs in fifth wicket stand to give Bangladesh’s innings some respectability before they wasted their wickets on a rollercoaster opening day of second Test against Zimbabwe in Harare on Thursday. The Tigers reached 300-6 at close on the opening day, a commendable score in any circumstances but […]

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Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by 335 runs in the first test at Harare Sports Club on Saturday after skipper Brendan Taylor became just the third Zimbabwean to score a century in each innings of a match. Taylor’s 171 and 102 not out set up Zimbabwe’s victory in the first of two tests and delivered the country’s […]

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Robiul Islam is the first Bangladeshi to take the first six wickets in an innings for Bangladesh. No one else had taken the first five before.  Bangladesh are the fourth team to lose five wickets on the same total in Tests. Bangladesh’s 134 is their lowest Test score in Zimbabwe. After two days of sedate […]

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The 2014 Asia Cup will be held in Bangladesh after India, who had originally agreed to play hosts, cited a packed international schedule as the main reason for being unable to organise the tournament. The likely dates for the tournament will be February 24 to March 8. The decision was taken at the Asian Cricket […]

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An hour and a quarter before the game was to start, Chris Gayle sauntered out of the dressing room, skipped down the tunnel and appeared on the field for the first time. By then, more than 25,000 fans had already gathered at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad, and they welcomed Gayle with a […]

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Mushfiqur Rahim, the captain of Bangladesh’s national cricket team, visited the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s health project – MaMoni – in Habiganj today. As a USAID brand ambassador, Mushfiqur promotes health awareness messages across the country, focusing on mothers and young children. READ MORE

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Star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan on Friday returned to bolster Bangladesh for an upcoming two-Test series in Zimbabwe after recovering from a shin-bone injury. Shakib, who underwent surgery in Australia in February, missed last month’s tour of Sri Lanka. He has scored 1,835 runs and taken 102 wickets in 28 Tests. The left-hander is likely to play […]

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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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