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Rangana Herath celebrated his 35th birthday with a career-best 7-89 as Sri Lanka clinched the series against Bangladesh with a comfortable seven-wicket win in the second and final Test on Tuesday. Opener Tillakaratne Dilshan (57) and left-hander Kumar Sangakkara (55) put on 94 for the second wicket to steer the home team towards their 160-run […]

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The first and third sessions of the day, which brought Bangladesh five wickets with two new balls, brought the spotlight on to the pace bowlers, of whom very little was expected even from the chief selector a month ago Bangladesh’s most promising period in this Test match so far has been bowling with the new […]

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Bangladeshi cricketer Mohammad Ashraful (C) and teammates warm up during a practise session at the R. Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo on Friday. AFP photo COLOMBO: Favourites Sri Lanka will be desperate to deliver when they clash with a buoyant Bangladesh in the second and final Test starting in Colombo on Saturday.   Bangladesh exceeded […]

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For the first time in a Test match against Bangladesh, Sri Lanka have failed to register a win. Sri Lanka had won all previous twelve Tests against Bangladesh. Sri Lanka’s winning % of 92.30 against Bangladesh is quite impressive. Since registering a ten-wicket win over New Zealand at Galle in November 2012, Sri Lanka have […]

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A full member of the International Cricket Council with Test and one-day international status, Bangladesh played its first Test match against India in 2000. The Asian minnows made their official international cricket debut at the 1979 ICC Trophy in England, where they had mixed results, leaving the tournament with 2 wins and 2 defeats. But it […]

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Mushfiqur Rahim on Monday became the first Bangladeshi to crack a double-century while Nasir Hossain hit a maiden ton as the tourists gained a 68-run lead in the first Test against Sri Lanka. Skipper Rahim hit a solid 200 and Hossain an impressive 100 as Bangladesh were bowled out for 638, their highest total in […]

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Galle – Mohammad Ashraful and Mushfiqur Rahim smashed impressive centuries in a record stand as Bangladesh dominated the third day of the opening Test against Sri Lanka in Galle on Sunday. Ashraful hit an unbeaten 189 not out, the highest by a Bangladeshi in Tests, on his comeback and Rahim made a career-best 152 not […]

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Bangladesh were 135-2 in their first innings at stumps in reply to Sri Lanka’s 570-4 declared on the second day of the opening Test in Galle on Saturday. Mohammad Ashraful was unbeaten on 65 with debutant Mominul Haque (35 not out). Sri Lanka’s Lahiru Thirimanne (155 not out) and Dinesh Chandimal (116 not out) earlier […]

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Pakistani players would henceforth be kept out of the Bangladesh Premier League or any other form of cricket in the country, says Duronto Rajshahi Chairman Mushfiqur Rahman. He appeared at Shahbagh on Sunday morning and made this promise in front of thousands of protestors who are demanding execution of those responsible for the war crimes […]

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Karachi:  Former captain Shahid Afridi feels under current situation no international team will tour Pakistan and advised the PCB to stop trying to convince weak teams such as Bangladesh to play in their country. Afridi said on Geo News TV on Wednesday that while he understood the honest efforts made by the board to somehow […]

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A look at the highs and lows from the first week of the Bangladesh Premier League Mohammad Isam An anonymous start Nabil Samad, an uncapped left-arm spinner, bowling to little-known Josh Cobb to start off the BPL is exactly what happens in a tournament that had lost 25-odd cricketers the day before. It also spoke […]

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By Nabeel Hashm KARACHI: After the disappointment of missing out on the  Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), Pakistan’s players are aiming to do well in domestic cricket in hopes of getting called up for the national team as well as securing good contracts in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had decided against allowing […]

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