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Straight Bat: Bangladesh score their highest ODI total but bowlers let them down Afsan Chowdhury Dhaka Tribune June 21st, 2019 Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur Rahim attempts to play a shot during their World Cup match against Australia in Nottingham Thursday Dhaka Tribune/Md Manik from Nottingham When the highest wicket-taker is Soumya Sarkar, a part-time bowler who opens […]

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Shakib makes another record Staff Correspondent | Prothom Alo Jun 21, 2019             World’s number one all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has attained another unique feat as a Bangladeshi cricketer. Shakib is the first Bangladeshi to score 400 runs in any kind of tournament, including big tournament like World Cup. With […]

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ICC Cricket World Cup – South Africa v Bangladesh – Kia Oval, London, Britain – June 2, 2019 Bangladesh’s Mashrafe Mortaza celebrates after the match Action Images via Reuters Bangladesh’s outstanding run chase against West Indies has given them the confidence to beat any team in the World Cup, captain Mashrafe Mortaza said ahead of […]

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Although Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim endured a less than enjoyable outing in the Tigers’ seven-wicket win over West Indies on Monday, he will be banked upon to deliver the goods with the bat and behind the stumps against Australia on Thursday. PHOTO: BCB Sakeb Subhan The batsmen who made chasing down the 322-run target in […]

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Shakib and Liton formed one of the most memorable partnerships in the country`s history, making 189 in the fourth wicket to seal the victory. AFP Shakib Al Hasan scored a majestic century while Liton Das hit 94 off just 69 balls as Bangladesh sealed a surreal seven-wicket victory by chasing a record 322 against West […]

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Previous Next Having faced each other quite a lot recently, very few things will be new and changed when Bangladesh take on West Indies at Taunton in their World Cup tie, but for both sides the game is almost a must win. The weather forecast is “looking pretty good” for Monday when the match will […]

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Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal bats during a training session in Taunton on Saturday. — BCB photo Bangladesh put an all-out effort to get themselves ready for the barrage of short pitch bowling when they face West Indies in their next match of the World Cup in Taunton. The Tigers played no other team so frequently […]

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Bangladesh cricketers Mahmudullah (L) and Mashrafee bin Murtaza leave the team hotel in Bristol for Taunton on Wednesday.— BCB photo Bangladesh insisted that they have no reason to feel worried about West Indies’ fearsome pace bowling or explosive batting when the two teams meet in their next World Cup match in Taunton on June 17. […]

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The Daily Star June 12, 2019 Cricket World Cup and a policy of exclusivity The days of colonisation may be long gone but the spirit of dominating smaller nations has taken over the new masters of the sport India’s tour of Australia during 2018-19. Photo: AFP Mir Aftabuddin Ahmed Since the commencement of the tournament […]

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Bangladesh football team players celebrate at the end of their second-leg of the joint qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup against Laos at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday.— BFF photo Bangladesh overcome the pre-qualifiers hurdle after a goalless draw against visiting Laos in their second-leg match of the first round […]

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Bangladesh head into the crucial encounter against Sri Lanka in Bristol with one eye on the weather and the other firmly on the fitness of talismanic all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan. Shakib picked up a thigh injury while battling with the bat in the losing cause against England in Cardiff. Despite receiving treatment on the field, […]

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Bangladesh all-rounder Sakib al Hasan boards into a bus as the team leaves their Team hotel in Cardiff for Bristol on Sunday. — BCB photo The World Cup 2019 is so far going in a predictable way for Bangladesh as they managed one win out of their first three matches, went close to winning another […]

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