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Twin tons by Shamsur Rahman and Imrul Kayes and a Bangladesh record of 232-run second wicket stand drove the hosts to 409 for eight wickets against Sri Lanka in their first innings of the second Test on Thursday. Mahmudullah (30*) and Al-Amin Hossain (3*) will start morning initiations on day four at the Zohur Ahmed […]

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Shakib admits that Bangladesh needed to improve in all areas in the second Test against Sri Lanka Shakib al Hasan admitted that Bangladesh needed to improve in all areas in the second Test against Sri Lanka, especially fielding, after the Tigers were crushed in the first match by an innings and 248 runs in a […]

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Tickets will only be available online at www.icc-cricket.com/world-t20 The second and last phase of ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh ticket selling process will be underway from February 5. The second phase however was supposed to start yesterday, but it wasn’t possible due to streamline technicalities in order to ensure more convenience and access to tickets for […]

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Hosts will take on Sri Lanka in the second Test starting from Feb 4 The Bangladesh national team reached Chittagong yesterday with an unchanged squad from the first Test against Sri Lanka. The home side will take on the visitors in the second Test starting from February 4 at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium followed by […]

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The ICC in a statement said that its Board on Wednesday received a report on the security situation in Bangladesh and feels progress has been made. The International Cricket Council (ICC) is happy with the security situation in Bangladesh ahead of the World Twenty20 slated March 16 to April 6. The ICC in a statement […]

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Hosts Bangladesh suffered a humiliating an innings and 248 runs defeat against touring Sri Lanka in the first test of two-match series that concluded an hour after the lunch on the 4th day at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Thursday. This is the 2nd biggest ever test win by an innings for […]

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Sri Lanka powered to a massive first innings total of 730/6 declared to take a lead of 498 Sri Lanka effectively batted Bangladesh out of the first Test as they powered to a massive first innings total of 730/6 declared, with Mahela Jayawardene making 203 not out, to take a lead of 498. At stumps, […]

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Bangladesh’s Test future is secure for now as the ICC has shelved plans for a two-tier Test system to give England, India and Australia more control of cricket. Bangladesh and several other countries staunchly opposed the proposals with promotion and relegation, with those three nations immune from relegation. The ‘controversial’ 21-page “position paper” by the […]

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CHITTAGONG, BANGLADESH – MARCH 11: Bangladesh supporters look on during the 2011 ICC World Cup Group B match between Bangladesh and England at Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on March 11, 2011 in Chittagong, Bangladesh. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images) Cricket keeps Bangladesh united. Cricket is the pride of Bangladesh. For a nation who are hungry […]

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Imrul Kayes said he had to fine-tune his mental make-up more than his batting technique to forge a comeback to the Bangladesh Test team after more than two years. Imrul is one of two openers picked in the 14-man squad for the first Test against Sri Lanka starting in Dhaka on Monday. Imrul was not […]

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Global cricket’s ex-legal head warns the proposed coup by the “big three” will undermine governance Governance of international cricket is likely to be “severely weakened” if some of the key proposals set out in the recent “position paper” are approved, according to David Becker, the former legal head and company secretary of the ­International Cricket […]

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Tk 115cr allocated for beautification; PM spurs ministries on ADP implementation Chips of paint are falling off and rust has set in. This globe-shaped fountain in front of Shahjalal International Airport, the country’s prime airport, is in this state due to sheer negligence. Photo: Sk Enamul Haq With the T20 World Cup Cricket less than […]

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