Sakib seeks Tigers turnaround

October 26, 2017

Sakib al Hasan will be Bangladesh’s third captain on a disappointing tour of South Africa as they seek to regain some pride in two Twenty20 internationals, starting in Bloemfontein today.
Bangladesh’s all-time leading all-rounder was reappointed T20 captain after a seven-year gap following the retirement from the format of Mashrafee bin Murtaza. Read more

Bangladesh ‘A’ clinch series

October 26, 2017

Bangladesh A team defeated their Irish counterpart by four wickets in the fourth game to clinch the five-match one-day series 3-0 at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday. The game was curtailed to a 20-over per side affair after both team’s players did not want to play three one-dayers in as many days. Batting first, top-order batsman Read more

Tamim to skip BPL if needed

October 25, 2017

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal said on Wednesday that he might miss the entire fifth edition of Bangladesh Premier League if it took him to get completely fit for next international series against Sri Lanka. Bangladesh are currently scheduled to hosts Sri Lanka for a full-pledged bilateral series in January before playing a tri-series one-day international involving the former Read more

Waqar backs Fizz to come good

October 25, 2017

Former Pakistan fast bowler Waqar Younis on Tuesday backed Bangladesh’s Mustafizur Rahman to come good again overcoming his recent poor form.
‘Cricketers nowadays are very smart, if you don’t keep improving and don’t work really hard on it – you will tend to struggle, which we are seeing all around the world,’ Read more

BCB to probe players’ casino visit

October 25, 2017

Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan said on Tuesday they would investigate and take appropriate action against three cricketers if they were found breaking the team rules in South Africa.
The BCB president was reacting to the reports that suggested cricketers Nasir Hossain, Taskin Ahmed and Shafiul Islam had been spotted in a casino at East London Read more

Tigers look youngsters to wakeup

October 24, 2017

Bangladesh national cricket team completed another one-day international series this year where team’s youngsters failed to perform at an expected level, contributing to the team’s poor results.
Over the past few years, Bangladesh emerged as one of the most successful limited over sides, thanks, largely to the performances of some senior players and emergence Read more

English-born Junaina rules the pool

October 24, 2017

English-born Bangladeshi swimmer Junaina Ahmed continued her supremacy in the pool when she won five more gold medals on the second day of the 32nd National Age-group Swimming Championship at Mirpur on Monday. Junaina, who is representing Gopalganj Swimming Club in the championship, won gold medals in 100m and 400m freestyle and 200m individual medley Read more

Worst ever series for Bangladesh bowlers!

October 23, 2017

As Farhaan Behardien fiercely drove Rubel Hossain towards sweeper cover for two runs in the penultimate ball of their innings, South Africa completed their 1000 runs against Bangladesh in the series.
Behardien hit Rubel a boundary in the next ball to take the home side to 369-6 – their highest ever score against Bangladesh – which took their total run in Read more

BSPA awards defender Shitul

October 23, 2017

Bangladesh Sports Press Association on Sunday awarded defender Farhad Ahmed Shitul as the best Bangladeshi player in the 10th Men’s Asia Cup Hockey for his consistent show in sixth place finish for the home side. BSPA president Mostafa Mamun handed over the award to Shitul during the third-place deciding match between Pakistan and South Korea while Asian Hockey Federation Read more

Injury-hit Tigers seek consolation win

October 22, 2017

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 in the previous two matches of Read more

India overpower Paks en route to final

October 22, 2017

India secured the berth in the 10th edition of Men’s Asia Cup hockey final after a comprehensive 4-0 win over arch-rivals Pakistan in their last Super-Four match at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium on Saturday. This was their second win over Pakistan in the tournament after they crushed the bitter foes 3-0 in the group phase. The win ensured India’s eight Asia Cup Read more

Mominul gets T20 berth

October 22, 2017

Bangladesh on Saturday included batsman Mominul Haque in their 14-man squad for the two-match Twenty20 international series against South Africa.
Mominul came into the side as opening batsman Tamim Iqbal failed to recover sufficiently from a muscle injury that ruled him out of the remaining of the tour. Read more

Naimur’s BCB place hangs in balance

October 21, 2017

Former national captain Naimur Rahman was left to face a battle to retain his position as Bangladesh Cricket Board director after six councillors brought nomination papers on Friday to contest for two positions from the Dhaka Division in the upcoming elections. Apart from Manikganj councillor Naimur, councillor of Gapalganj district Sheikh Fazle Naim, councillor of Read more

Tamim ruled out of 3rd ODI, T20Is

October 21, 2017

Bangladesh’s struggling cricket team in South Africa suffered a further blow on Friday when opener Tamim Iqbal was ruled out third and final one-day international, scheduled in East London on October 22. Team manager Minhajul Abedin said Tamim is also unlikely to play two Twenty20 internationals against the home side that will follow the three ODIs. Read more

Japan loss leaves hosts content with 6th place

October 21, 2017

Bangladesh had to remain content with a sixth-place finish in the 10th Men’s Asia Cup Hockey after suffering a 0-4 defeat against Japan in the fifth-position deciding match at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Friday. Bangladesh had to play the match in less than 24-hour after their fifth-sixth position play-off match against China, where the home side Read more

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