Bangladesh end trophy drought in style

May 18, 2019

Soumya Sarkar and Mosaddek Hossain hit brilliant fifties as Bangladesh ended their title drought in multi-team event with a crushing five-wicket win over West Indies in the rain-hit tri-series final in Dublin on Friday.
Soumya struck 61 off 41 balls to set up the chase before Mosaddek hit an unbeaten 52 off 24 balls, guiding Bangladesh to 213-5 in 22.5 overs after they were set up a target of 210 runs in Read more

Bangladesh aim to break final hoodoo

May 17, 2019

A confident Bangladesh will be hoping to end their final jinx when they take on West Indies in the final of tri-series one-day international tournament at Malahide Cricket Club Ground in Dublin today.
The match is scheduled to start at 3:45pm Bangladesh Time and will be telecast live on GTV and Maasranga TV.
The Tigers have never won a multi-team tournament despite qualifying for the finals in Read more

Bangladesh finish as group champs

April 27, 2019

Hosts Bangladesh finished Group B champions of the Bangamata Under-19 Women’s International Gold Cup when they beat Kyrgyzstan 2-1 in their final group match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Friday.
Midfielder Shanjida Akhter and Forward Krishna Rani Sarkar scored one goal each for the hosts while Kyrgyzstan substitute defender Akhmatkulova Zairina pulled one goal Read more

Tough time awaits Bangladesh bowlers: Walsh

April 23, 2019

Pace bowling coach Courtney Walsh on Monday warned Bangladeshi bowlers as he believed his charges would face a tough time in United Kingdom during the forthcoming ICC World Cup, starting on May 30.
Unlike the most other contenders, Bangladesh didn’t have a very potent pace bowling attack with most of their pacers having an average speed, which may require an extra effort in Read more

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

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