Women eliminated from WT20

March 21, 2016

Bangladesh’s hopes of qualifying for the semi-finals of the ICC Women’s World Tweny20 was wiped off as they lost to West Indies by 49-run in Chennai on Sunday.
This was women teams third loss in as many matches of the competition.
Bangladesh, who lost their first two games against India and England, Read more

ICC bans Sunny, Taskin

March 20, 2016

Bangladesh’s chance in the ICC World Twenty20 received serious blow on when two of their bowlers Arafat Sunny and Taskin Ahmed were suspended by the International Cricket Council on Saturday.
Sunny and Taskin had undergone biometric tests on last week after being reported for suspect action following Bangladesh’s first qualifying match against Read more

India edge Pakistan in epic contest

March 20, 2016

Eden Gardens heard the chant ‘Sachin, Sachin’ twice on Saturday. First when legendary Sachin Tendulkar came for his speech during a pre-match show and once again when Virat Kohli batted.
The ‘Sachin’ of new generation, Kohli, protected India’s record against Pakistan at a world level ICC tournament with yet another sublime effort in a pressure-cooker situation. Read more

Bamboozled Tigers chalk new plans

March 20, 2016

Tigers got to chalk out some new plans for their ICC World Twenty20 campaign as they lost two of their most consistent performers Arafat Sunny and Taskin Ahmed for the remainder of the tournament. The International Cricket Council on Saturday announced that independent assessments have found the bowling actions of Sunny and Taskin to be Read more

Taskin, Sunny vow to comeback strongly

March 20, 2016

Bangladesh’s Taskin Ahmed and Arafat Sunny vowed to come back strongly after they were suspended by the International Cricket Council for illegal bowling action on Saturday.
The duo was considered to be vital cog in Tigers’ attack in the ongoing ICC Twenty20 World Cup but they had to quit at the halfway stage duo to this unexpected result. Read more

Hathuru anticipates high-scoring match

March 20, 2016

Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusinghe predicted a high-scoring match when his charges will take on Australia in their next match in the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangalore on Monday.
The ongoing tournament has already seen few high-scoring matches and Bangladesh were at the receiving end in one such occasion when they conceded 201 runs against Pakistan. Read more

SA seek to bounce back against Afghanistan

March 20, 2016

South Africa will be gunning to get their bid for a first international trophy back on track when they take on Afghanistan Sunday after a dramatic last-over loss to England.
The Proteas are desperate to shed their chokers’ tag but on Friday they showed scant evidence of the mettle required to win a major tournament as England successfully Read more

ICC suspends Arafat, clears Taskin

March 19, 2016

The International Cricket Council has suspended Bangladeshi spinner Arafat Sunny for ‘faulty bowling action’ and cleared pacer Taskin Ahmed. It was divulged by Bangladesh team management in Indian city of Bengaluru, reports several private television channels. Arafat and Taskin appeared for bio-mechanical tests at Sri Ramchandra University in Read more

Love, not war as Indo-Pak resume rivalry

March 19, 2016

By the time Pakistan cricket team came for training on Friday, India were already packing their bags. Indian batsman Virat Kohli noticed them entering the field and came close to Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi to exchange some greetings. Mohammad Amir soon joined them and received a gift from Kohli much to his surprise. During the Asia Cup Kohli Read more

Bowlers face daunting task

March 19, 2016

Bangladesh bowlers need to raise their game as their skill will be challenged during their forthcoming matches of the ICC World Twenty20 at Bangalore.
Bangladesh will take on Australia and India respectively on March 21and 23 at Chinnaswamy stadium that has the reputation as batsmen’s paradise over the years. Read more

Mustafiz set to return against Aussies

March 19, 2016

Bangladesh national team received a major lift with the news that their pace bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman is all but fit to return in their next World Twenty20 match against Australia on Monday.
The left-arm pacer bowled few overs in the nets at the Chinnaswamy Stadium on Friday when his other team members were taking rest in the hotel. Read more

Chinnaswamy, the adobe of cricketing artifacts

March 19, 2016

The club house inside the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore takes one through the memory lane of the cricket history despite the buzz around the world with the electrifying Twenty20 cricket.
Bangalore is known to be one of the high-tech cities of India and with all the cars passing by at the flash of an eye outside the stadium give the luminous city Read more

Fired-up Paks halt Tigers

March 17, 2016

Bangladesh’s winning streak against Pakistan in limited over cricket came to an abrupt end as they suffered a 55-run loss at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Wednesday.
The Tigers were thrown out of the contest once Pakistan posted 201-5, a score too big to topple for any side on such a big occasion irrespective of nature of the wicket. Read more

Mashrafee rues bowling in first six overs

March 17, 2016

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza was left ruing their bowling in the first six overs, which he said took the match against Pakistan beyond their control at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday.
Pakistan seized the early momentum to post a mammoth 201-6, putting Bangladesh under huge pressure, something the Tigers could not sustain despite having a batting friendly track. Read more

Tension-free women take on England today

March 17, 2016

Bangladesh’s women cricketers believe they can wipe out their nervousness that was crept on them during their ICC Women’s World Twenty20 opener and will be confident when they face England in their second match in Bangalore today. Their mental weakness was exposed in the opening match where they lost by 72 runs against hosts India, providing ample proof Read more

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