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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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The grand finale of Microsoft Imagine Cup Bangladesh 2013 was held last Saturday at the American International University Bangladesh (AIUB) auditorium in the capital. Buet 101, a team from Buet (Bangladesh University of Engineering Technology) won this year’s Imagine Cup Bangladesh competition with their project Happy Watch, a Windows phone app that instantly helps to […]

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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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Former Bangladesh cricketer Mazharul Haque died of a heart attack on Wednesday. Mazharul, 32, collapsed while playing badminton in his hometown of Narayanganj, and died by the time he reached the hospital. One of his friends, Raju, had been with him at the time. He said that Mazharul had completed his evening exercise before getting […]

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Mushfiqur Rahim has shown he can be the driving force in the team The performance in Sri Lanka is a significant stepping stone for Bangladesh and its impact should be felt in the near future In a few years from now, Bangladesh’s tour of Sri Lanka in 2013 may be forgotten as one comprising just […]

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Both the semifinals of the ATN Bangla Independence Cup Football Tournament will be held today(Sunday) at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club will meet Dhaka Mohammedan SC in the first semifinal at 4:30 pm while Sheikh Russell KC will encounter Muktijoddha Sangsad KC in the other semis which will start at 7 pm. […]

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PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka registered a 17-run victory over Bangladesh in the one-off Twenty20 international in Pallekele on Sunday. Bangladesh finished at 181-7 in reply to Sri Lanka’s 198-5, with Mohammad Ashraful (43), skipper Mushfiqur Rahim (39) and Mohammad Mahmudullah (31) being the main scorers. Sri Lankan pacemen Angelo Mathews and Thisara Perera […]

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