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India stormed into the finals of the World Twenty20 finals on Friday to set up an all South Asian clash for the trophy with Sri Lanka on Sunday. Virat Kohli helped his team chase down 173 with a magnificent 44-ball 72 under pressure at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. He initially played sheet anchor […]

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Sri Lanka have gone through to their second successive final of the World Twenty20 beating the West Indies by 27 runs in Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-spoiled first semifinal. A severe hailstorm forced an early end after Sri Lanka made 160 for 6 electing to bat first at the SHer-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on […]

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  Over Tk 10 crore was spent for the national cricket team to participate in various local and international competitions in the last fiscal year (2012-13), State Minister for Youth and Sports Biren Sikder told Parliament on Thursday.   “A total of Tk 10,27,70,941 was spent for Bangladesh National Cricket Team to participate in Test […]

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Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly is open to the idea of coaching Bangladesh. “I will think about it when the issue will come up. No point in thinking about it beforehand,” he said at a function at a local hotel in Dhaka on Monday. Ganguly is in Bangladesh as a commentator for the World Twenty20. […]

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  West Indies swept into the semifinal of the ICC World Twenty20 eliminating unpredictable Pakistan by 84 runs in a must-win last Group 2 match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.   The Caribbean team will play Group I champions Sri Lanka in the first semifinal on Thursday at 7 pm at […]

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The Bangladesh women have beaten Sri Lanka women by 3 runs to pick up their first T20 World Cup win in their last group match on Tuesday. Electing to bat first, the hosts posted 115 for 9 with Rumana Ahmed top-scoring with 41 off 34 balls at the Sylhet Divisional Stadium. Chasing 116 for victory, […]

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Australia on Tuesday defeated Bangladesh by seven wickets in their last Super 10 match of the World Twenty20. Chasing 154 runs for victory, openers Aaron Finch and David Warner put up a 68-ball 98 run opening stand to take the game excruciatingly away from Bangladesh. The Aussie openers began their chase in right earnest scored […]

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Herath recorded astonishing figures of 3-5 to help Sri Lanka to reach semis Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath recorded astonishing figures of 3-5 to help Sri Lanka demolish New Zealand by 59 runs Monday in the race for the World Twenty20 semi-finals. The spinner rocked New Zealand, chasing a modest 120-run total, in his 3.3 destructive […]

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ICC Associate member Netherlands tasted their first victory in Super-10 match of the ICC World Twenty20 shocking cricket elite England by 45 runs at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium here on Monday.   This is an embarrassing second defeat for the test playing England against Netherlands in the World Twenty20 after their maiden defeat in […]

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Former champions India reached the semifinals of the ICC World Twenty20 with all win record beating Australia by 73 runs in their 4th and last Super-10 match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Sunday.   Replying to India’s modest total of 159 for 7 in 20 overs, Australia were bundled out cheaply […]

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Pakistan kept their semifinal hope alive from Group 2 of the ICC World Twenty20 defeating hosts Bangladesh by 50 runs n their 3rd match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket stadium in Dhaka on Sunday.   Pakistan will play West Indies in another must-win group match on Tuesday to assure the last four berths while Bangladesh […]

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Stand-in skipper AB de Villiers led by example as South Africa eliminated England to reach the World Twenty20 semi-finals with a three-run victory in a Group One match in Chittagong on Saturday. Leading the side in absence of Faf du Plessis, who served a one match suspension for the team’s second slow over rate offence […]

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