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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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A meeting between the delegations of the ICC and Sri Lankan cricket board and the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) authorities was held over the security measures for the players of the Sri Lankan Cricket team A meeting regarding the security measures for players of the Sri Lankan Cricket team was held between the delegations of […]

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Australia will send a representative to an ICC security meeting in crisis-torn Bangladesh next week as concerns rise about the nation’s ability to guarantee player safety in this year’s World Twenty20 tournament.   Violence and strikes surrounded elections in Bangladesh this month.   Cricket Australia is sending its anti-corruption and security manager, Sean Carroll, to […]

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Afghanistan included in the meet Brushing aside all doubt and uncertainty over the country’s prevailing political turmoil, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has decided that Bangladesh will remain as the host of the Asia Cup Cricket likely to begin on February 25.   The other hot news that came from the Saturday’s ACC meeting held […]

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Bangladesh hosted the last edition of the Asia Cup in 2012, when they lost to Pakistan in the final. The had also hosted the tournament back in 2000, which was also won by Pakistan. Bangladesh’s fate as Asia Cup hosts depends on an Asian Cricket Council (ACC) meeting in Sri Lanka this week. The political […]

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Nazmul Hassan, the BCB president, will meet the major political leaders of Bangladesh to get assurances that cricket will remain uninterrupted in the country, in a bid to reassure Sri Lanka Cricket, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) and the ICC over security concerns. The BCB is keen to have meetings in January and get the […]

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Recent events in Bangladesh have strained relations with Pakistan with issues being raised over security. PHOTO: ESPNCRICINFO KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is not jumping to conclusions regarding the country’s participation in next year’s Asia Cup and the ICC World Twenty20 scheduled to be held in Bangladesh. Questions were raised over whether the PCB still […]

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Raqibul struck 12 fours and three sixes to make 111 off just 87 deliveries Shaheed Jewel XI rode on a superb century from Raqibul Hasan to win the traditional Victory Day cricket match against Shaheed Mushtaque XI by 149 runs at the Dhanmondi Cricket Stadium yesterday. Batting at number six Raqibul came in at a […]

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Citing security concerns, the West Indies Under-19 cricket team Sunday declined to play Bangladesh U-19 in Chittagong, 242 km southeast of capital Dhaka. The visitors expressed their reluctance after a bomb blast Saturday night in front of their hotel in the seaport city Chittagong, where the West Indies team has been residing, reports Xinhua. Bangladesh […]

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