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Bangladesh batsman Mominul Haque celebrates after hitting a century on the fourth day of the second Test against New Zealand at the Sher-e Bangla Stadium in Mirpur today. Photo: Firoz Ahmed Mominul Haque hit back to back Test century as the Tigers dominated the fourth day of the second Test against New Zealand at the […]

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The International Cricket Council has handed Bangladesh an extension until 30 November to complete work on stadiums for next year’s ICC World Twenty20. It had been widely reported  that concerns over facilities might cause the tournament to be moved to another country, such as South Africa. But the ICC board has now approved a request […]

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An update on anti-corruption measures and the progress report of Bangladesh’s preparedness for next year’s World Twenty20 will be top of the agenda when the International Cricket Council’s Board gathers in London for a two-day meet starting on Friday.   “The ICC Board will gather in London on 18 and 19 October for its fourth […]

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India pulled off the second-highest run chase in one-day internationals to thrash Australia by nine wickets and level their series at 1-1. The hosts surged to their target of 360 with 39 balls to spare as Virat Kohli smashed the fastest ODI century by an Indian from just 52 deliveries. Rohit Sharma struck the winning […]

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This is their third straight victory against West Indies in the 7-match ODI series Bangladesh U-19 beat West Indies U-19 by four wickets with 10 overs to spare in the 4th match of the seven-match youth ODI series at Georgetown on Monday. Chasing a small target of 143, Bangladesh boys had a setback as they […]

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Baton of the ‘Queen’s Baton Relay’ arrives here on Monday as part of its over 248 days travel in 70 Commonwealth nations and territories ahead of the opening ceremony of ‘Glasgow 2014 XX Commonwealth Games’ in Glasgow on July 23 next year.   The Queen’s Baton made its first stop in New Delhi, honouring the […]

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Shakib Al Hasan scored a half-century to help Bangladesh reach 173-3 in their second innings to ensure the first cricket test between Bangladesh and New Zealand was drawn on the fifth and final day Sunday.   Shakib was unbeaten with Mominul Haque on 22 not out when the match was called after 48.2 overs as […]

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New Zealand led Bangladesh by 85 runs in reply to the host’s first innings total of 501 as rains forced umpires to declare an early stump amid strong possibility of a drawn match on the fourth day of the first test Saturday.   After Bangladesh took a first-innings lead of 32 runs New Zealand reached […]

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Mominul Haque’s maiden Test ton helped Bangladesh reach 380 in reply to New Zealand’s first innings total of 469 in their first of the two-Test series at the Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Friday. Mominul added 181 off 274 deliveries before his flicking attempt in a Corey Anderson delivery let the ball hit his pad […]

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How the Tigers would acclimatise to Test cricket after five months without any form of first-class cricket was a major concern heading into the first Test against New Zealand at the Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong. The fears proved well-founded initially, but by the end of the first day yesterday, Bangladesh displayed an unexpected […]

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Arsenal returned to the top of the Premier League on Sunday after Jack Wilshere rescued a point for them in a 1-1 draw at West Bromwich Albion, while rivals Tottenham Hotspur suffered a shock 3-0 thumping by West Ham United. Chelsea relied on two goals in two minutes by substitutes Eden Hazard and Willian late […]

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Afghanistan reached the World Cup for the first time on Friday, completing a remarkable journey from refugee camp cricket to rubbing shoulders with the sport’s superpowers. (Full 2015 World Cup schedule)   The team who were playing in the fifth-tier just five years ago, and are forced by the precarious security situation in their country […]

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