Pakistan seek T20 solace

April 24, 2015

Pakistan will look to start afresh putting behind the one-day international series nightmare when they take on Bangladesh in a one-off Twenty20 International match in Mirpur today. Shahid Afridi will lead a relatively experienced side with the return of himself, Sohail Tanvir and Ahmed Shehzad, who he believes can turn their fortune in their favourite format. Read more

Jr Tigers take series by 6-1

April 24, 2015

Bangladesh Under-19 cricket team defeated their South African counterparts by one wicket in the seventh youth one-day international to take the series by 6-1 in Chittagong on Thursday. Set a modest target after bowlers had restricted South Africa Under-19 to 232 runs the junior Tigers won the cliffhanger by one wicket with two balls to spare. Hosts needed 10 runs in the final over Read more

Anamul closes in on ton

April 24, 2015

Anamul Haque’s unbeaten 96 in the second innings steered Prime Bank South Zone to 213-2 helping the side stretch their lead over BCB North Zone to 330 runs at close on the third day of the Bangladesh Cricket League match at Fatullah on Thursday. Prime Bank dismissed the BCB outfit for 235 runs after they resumed third day’s play on 161-5 to take a vital 117-run first innings lead. Read more

Jamal continue winning run

April 24, 2015

Defending champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club came from behind to beat Team BJMC 2-1 sealing their fifth consecutive win in the Bangladesh Premier league at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Thursday. BJMC took the lead with their captain Samson Iliasu but Jamal’s two in-form foreign forwards, Haitian Wedson Anselme and Nigerian Emeka Darlington, turned Read more

Tigers complete clean sweep

April 23, 2015

Soumya Sarkar took the inspiration from Tamim Iqbal to end his long innings drought and hit his maiden century as Bangladesh completed the clean sweep over Pakistan in the three-match one-day International series in Dhaka on Wednesday. Left-handed Soumya smashed an unbeaten 127 guiding the hosts to 251-2 for an eight-wicket win after skipper Azhar Ali’s first one-day Read more

Mashrafee hails terrific Tigers

April 23, 2015

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza hailed the professional approach of the Tigers that helped them make a comeback after being pushed into a difficult situation in the third one-day international against Pakistan on Wednesday. Pakistan were in a comfortable position reaching 203-2 in 39th over but the Tigers clawed their way back to dismiss them for 250 Read more

Sublime Soumya sinks Pakistan

April 23, 2015

Tamim Iqbal may have missed the chance of scoring three successive centuries in one-day internationals cricket but his partner Soumya Sarkar seemed to take inspiration from his batting to score his maiden hundred on Wednesday. The 22-year left-hander was credited for bringing a positive air to Bangladesh’s top-order in the recent World Cup but still missed Read more

Ton-up Azhar shows his worth

April 23, 2015

Pakistan’s new one-day international skipper Azhar Ali proved his worth when he became the first skipper for his country to hit a one-day century in five years during the third match against Bangladesh in Mirpur on Wednesday. Azhar returned to the team after two years with the responsibility of leading the side and saw the team losing their first two matches Read more

Liton, Mustafiz in Twenty20 squad

April 23, 2015

Bangladesh Cricket Board included uncapped Liton Kumar and pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman in their 14-member Twenty20 squad for the lone Twenty20 international against Pakistan, said a BCB press release on Wednesday. Liton, the most consistent run scorer in the domestic circuit was rewarded for his form with the bat while left-arm pace bowler Read more

Sohag ton gives edge to Prime Bank

April 23, 2015

Off-spinner Sohag Gazi made a magnificent century to give Prime Bank South Zone an edge over BCB North Zone on the second day of the opening Bangladesh Cricket League four-day match at Fatullah on Wednesday. Resuming the play on 255-8, Prime Bank went to score 352 runs thanks to 108 runs off 113 balls from Sohag, who is looking for a way to make his Read more

Tigers promise no mercy

April 22, 2015

Every time Bangladesh raised the prospect of making a clean sweep off a series they accomplished the feat. The Tigers will be keen to keep the record intact when they face Pakistan in the third and final one-day international of three-match series in Mirpur today. With the series already in the bag, Bangladesh have now the chance of making some experiments to give Read more

Team Tigers target clean sweep

April 22, 2015

Bangladesh cricket team looked calm and composed as they completed their final training session on Tuesday before taking Pakistan in the final one-day international today seeking a 3-0 clean sweep. The odds are with the Tigers now after they won the first two matches in comprehensive manner against a side that until this series suffered only one loss to them and that was way Read more

Mushtaq believes on his disciples

April 22, 2015

Pakistan will come hard to avoid the embarrassment of clean sweep against Bangladesh, said bowling coach Mushtaq Ahmed, as they face the hosts in the third and final match of the three-match series today. The visitors were made red in the first two matches, which Bangladesh won by whopping 79 runs and seven-wicket to raise the prospect of their first clean sweep over the side. Read more

Anamul shines in BCL opener

April 22, 2015

Opening batsman Anamul Haque struck 94 to give selectors a reminder that he has regained his form and fitness as the Bangladesh Cricket League four-day version began on Tuesday. Anamul and wicketkeeper Nurul Hasan struck fifties to lead Prime Bank South Zone to 255-8 against BCB North Zone at close on the opening day at Fatullah stadium. The duo shared 142 runs Read more

Sabina returns from Maldives

April 22, 2015

Bangladesh’s star footballer Sabina Khatun returned home on Tuesday after a memorable debut season with the Police Club of Maldives. Sabina became the first Bangladeshi female footballer to play in an overseas football league and she made it memorably by scoring 37 goals in just six matches including an astonishing 16-goal in one match. Sabina, who left the country Read more

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