Mahmudullah laments indecision after loss

March 13, 2019

Bangladesh’s stand-in Test skipper Mahmudullah termed the lack of commitment and indecision of the batsmen as the main reason behind their second successive innings defeat in the second Test at the hands of New Zealand in Wellington on Tuesday.
‘We were not committed enough. We were in two minds whether to play a shot or Read more

Golden girl Shila back in pool

March 13, 2019

Mahfuza Khatun Shila, who won two gold medals in SA Games 2016 and left the previous national meet in 2016 injured, clinched gold on her comeback in the 29th National Swimming, Diving and Water polo Competition on Tuesday.
Shila clocked 01:19:60 in the 100m breaststroke at the Syed Nazrul Islam Swimming Complex on Read more

Bangladesh beat Cambodia in FIFA friendly

March 9, 2019

Midfielder Rabiul Hasan’s lone goal propelled 192-ranked Bangladesh to a 1-0 win over against 172-ranked Cambodia in a FIFA International Friendly at the National Stadium in Phnom Penh on Saturday.
After the barren first half, Bangladesh’s substitute midfielder Rabiul scored the all-important goal in the 83rd minute to resume their international campaign with a win after around a five Read more

Soumya, Mahmudullah heroics go in vain

March 4, 2019

Soumya Sarkar and Mahmudullah put a brave fightback in the second innings hitting a century each but they could not help Bangladesh avoid an innings defeat in the first Test against New Zealand in Hamilton on Sunday.
Soumya struck 149 off 171 balls and in the process equalled the record of fastest Test century for Bangladesh before Mahmudullah added 146 off 229 balls but Bangladesh were all out for 429 runs in the Read more

Bangladesh lament lost opportunity

March 4, 2019

Bangladesh’s interim Test skipper Mahmudullah on Sunday lamented their woeful first innings batting performance, which he believed was a lost opportunity for them in the first Test against New Zealand in Hamilton.
The Tigers made a spectacular fight-back in the second innings owing to Soumya Sarkar and Mahmudullah, who each struck a hundred, though they could not prevent New Zealand from posting an Read more

New Zealand on top despite Tamim ton

February 28, 2019

Opener Tamim Iqbal struck his ninth Test hundred but New Zealand made a quick inroad after his 126 off 128 balls to dismiss Bangladesh for 234 runs in the first Test in Hamilton on Thursday.
New Zealand reached 86-0 at stumps to take a firm grip on the game with opener Jeet Raval and Tom Lathan remaining unbeaten on 51 and 35 runs respectively Read more

Play with strength, Mahmudullah tells Tigers

February 27, 2019

Interim Test skipper Mahmudullah on Wednesday said that Bangladesh needed to express themselves with their existing resources during the opening of the three-match Test series against New Zealand in Hamilton, starting on Thursday.
Bangladesh, who are already without regular skipper Sakib al Hasan, is all set to Read more

NZ seal series with crushing win

February 17, 2019

Bangladesh demonstrated yet another batting failure to be thrashed by eight wickets in the second one-day international against New Zealand, going down by 0-2 in the three-match series at Christchurch on Saturday.
Mohammad Mithun struck his second fifty of the series, 57 off 69 balls while Sabbir Rahman added 43 off 65 balls but they could take Bangladesh nothing but an inadequate 226 runs before they were all Read more

Tigers find little positives in defeat

February 17, 2019

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza on Saturday lamented their lack of big partnerships, which cost the side their second consecutive defeat against New Zealand at Hagley Oval in Christchurch.
Bangladeshi batsmen, especially their top-order, crumbled once again against the Kiwis, which saw them getting folded for 226 runs – a total that could not test New Zealand batting Read more

Mustafiz named in ICC ODI team of the year

January 23, 2019

Bangladesh’s Mustafizur Rahman on Tuesday was named in International Cricket Council one-day international team of the year for 2018 as the global cricket oversight body announced its annual awards.
Mustafiz joined four Indians, four Englishmen, New Zealander and an Afghan cricketer in ODI team of the year.
ICC announced the Test and ODI team of the year based on the performance of Read more

Mominul leaps 11 places in ICC rankings

November 28, 2018

Bangladesh batsman Mominul Haque, who struck two tons in Bangladesh’s last two Test matches, has climbed up the ICC rankings ladder after the latest changes in the Test rankings for batsmen.
Mominul struck 161 against Zimbabwe in the second Test as the Tigers levelled the series. Then he went on to strike a valuable 120 against West Indies, made more valuable in hindsight Read more

Superb Sakib touches new heights

November 25, 2018

Bangladesh skipper Sakib al Hasan promised to go one better in the next Test in Dhaka after he reached a rare double in the opening Test against West Indies in Chattogram on Friday.
Sakib overcame a fitness concern to lead Bangladesh to a 64-run win and claim his 200th Test wicket in the process being the first Bangladeshi. Sakib, who has now Read more

Tigers hopeful of Tamim, Shakib’s return for WI series

October 30, 2018

Tigers lost both Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal during the Asia Cup tournament in UAE but the star duo could return to action with the upcoming home series against West Indies. The Tigers played the ODI series against Zimbabwe without these stalwarts and will also have to do without their services in the two-Test Series which begins on November 3 at Read more

Kings announce arrival in style

October 30, 2018

Newcomers Banshundhara Kings made their debut in top-level football in an emphatic manner as they came from behind twice to beat fallen giants Mohammedan Sporting Club 5-2 in their opening match of the Federation Cup at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Monday.
Gambian forward Landing Darboe gave Mohammedan the lead twice but star-studded Read more

Youth ODI leg starts today

October 30, 2018

The visiting Bangladesh under-19 team will take on Sri Lanka in the first of a five-match youth ODI series at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium today.
Earlier, the two-match youth Test series between the sides ended in a 1-1 draw. Sri Lanka clinched the second four-dayer following their defeat in the first Read more

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