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Real Madrid’s Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo was crowned the best soccer player in the world for the second year running at FIFA’s The Best awards gala on Monday. The four-time Ballon d’Or winner won a La Liga and Champions League double with the Madrid club this year, striking twice against Juventus in the European Cup […]

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Bangladesh all-rounder Sakib al Hasan plays a shot during their third one-day international match against South Africa at the Buffalo Park cricket ground in East London on Sunday. — AFP photo An injury to captain Faf du Plessis took some of the gloss off a comprehensive South African win in the third and final one-day […]

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Injury-affected Bangladesh national cricket team will look to avoid a clean sweep in the three-match one-day international series against South Africa when they will face the hosts in the final match at Buffalo Park in East London today. The Tigers are still unable to open their account in the tour having suffered two crushing defeats […]

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It was evident long before yesterday’s second ODI at Boland Park that Bangladesh were completely outmatched by hosts South Africa on their tour, and that had happened without the help of the best and most celebrated batsman in the land, even as the others plundered runs off the hapless bowling. So when AB de Villiers, […]

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The action on a punishing tour of South Africa shifts to Paarl as Bangladesh try to avoid another embarrassment after a record 10-wicket thrashing in the first ODI in Kimberley on Sunday. The second ODI is scheduled to begin today at 2:00pm (Bangladesh time) at the Boland Park, but with the heavy rain lashing the […]

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Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla smashed unbeaten centuries as South Africa cruised to a record-breaking 10-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the first One-Day International at the Diamond Oval on Sunday. Bangladesh won the toss and elected to bat on a flat wicket, setting their hosts a below-par 279 to win. South Africa reached 282 […]

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When he ran Dwaine Pretorius down to third man and reached 17 off his 28 th delivery in the 20 th over of the first ODI against South Africa, top-ranked Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan became the fastest player to reach the double of 5,000 ODI runs and 200 ODI wickets. With 224 wickets, Shakib […]

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The already daunting task facing Bangladesh in the three-match ODI series against South Africa starting today became much tougher yesterday afternoon when pace spearhead Mustafizur Rahman twisted his ankle during warm-up and was subsequently ruled out of today’s first ODI. “Mustafizur twisted his ankle during warm-up before training,” Bangladesh chief selector and team manager for […]

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Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim’s statements about his decisions on winning the toss, and the team management telling him to field in the deep, has the BCB “concerned”, according to board president Nazmul Hassan. While no decision had been taken on Mushfiqur’s future as Test captain, Hassan said the board would look into the matter after […]

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Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim (C) holds his head after he was hit by a ball from South African pacer Duanne Olivier on the third day of their second Test in Bloemfontein on Sunday. — AFP photo Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada led a ruthless bowling performance as South Africa completed an innings and 254 run win […]

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Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim leaves the field after being dismissed on the second day of their second Test against South Africa in Bloemfontein on Saturday. — AFP photo South African batsmen feasted on Bangladesh’s bowling for nearly two days to amass 573-4 before they declared their first innings of the first Test, but they are […]

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The Marylebone Cricket Club (M.C.C) wishes to appoint Bangladesh’s premium all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan as a member of the World Cricket Committee. The prestigious MCC, founded in 1787 is the owner of the Lord’s cricket ground and has the sole authority on the laws of the game of cricket. Some of the greatest names in […]

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