‘Fizz becoming too predictable’

December 13, 2019

Bangladesh ace paceman Mustafizur Rahman has been struggling with the ball in recent series and his death bowling skills not is not as potent as it used to be when he stormed onto the scene back in 2015. National selector Habibul Bashar was of the opinion that Fizz is becoming predictable.
During the second match of the BPL’s opening day fixture between Read more

Mushy included in IPL auction

December 13, 2019

Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim’s name was part of a late inclusion in the final list of 332 players shortlisted by the Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council and will go under the hammer in the auction scheduled for December 19 in Kolkata.
Mushfiqur was not initially part of the 971 players who registered for the Read more

Archers create history

December 10, 2019

Sweep all 10 gold medals
Bangladesh’s archers swept all 10 gold medals of the 13th South Asian Games, cruising to the title in the four events decided yesterday and in doing so, set a few individual and collective records in Pokhara.
Bangladesh had won all six team gold medals in recurve and compound archery on Sunday, and followed that up with four gold medals yesterday, thanks to gold from Ruman Sana in men’s Read more

Archer, who drops cricket ball for bow, rewarded

December 10, 2019

Suma Bishwas does not have any more regret for quitting kho kho and cricket to pursue a career in archery after she won a shock gold medal in the 13th South Asian Games in Pokhara, Nepal on Monday.
Suma joined 11 other archery players to help Bangladesh complete an unprecedented perfect-10 when she won gold medal in women’s individual compound event rather surprisingly Read more

Bangladesh men’s cricket team win gold in SA Games

December 9, 2019

Bangladesh men’s Under-23 team on Monday secured gold medal in the 13th South Asian Games when they beat their Sri Lankan counterparts by seven wickets in the final at Tribhuvan University International Cricket Ground in Kirtipur, Nepal.
Pacer Hasan Mahmud claimed 3-20 while Tanvir Islam took two wickets as Read more

Bangladesh women’s cricket team win gold in SA Games

December 8, 2019

Bangladesh women’s cricket team claimed gold in the 13th South Asian Games, beating Sri Lanka in an enthralling final by 2 runs at Pokhara today.
Batting first, Bangladesh made just 91 but the bowlers did a remarkable job defending a small target. Salma Khatun, Nahida Akter and Jahanara Alam landed early blows with the ball before Read more

Tigers register their first ever T20I win against India

November 3, 2019

India 148 for 6 in 20 overs. Bangladesh 154 for 3 in 19.3 overs.
Bangladesh registered their first ever T20I win against India at the Arun Jaitely Stadium in New Delhi today. The Tigers won by seven wickets with three balls remaining in the first of their three T20Is.
Coming in to chase a 149-run target, Bangladesh had recieved an early jolt in the form of the wicket of Liton Das in the very first over. After that a 46-run second-wicket stand between Read more

India set Bangladesh 149-run target

November 3, 2019

Leg-spinner Aminul Islam and pacer Shafiul Islam claimed two wickets each as Bangladesh restricted India to 148-6 in the first of three Twenty20 international series at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on Sunday.
Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan top-scored with 41 off 42 balls while Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer made 27 and 22 runs respectively but Bangladeshi bowlers took regular wickets and at one stage Read more

Tigers leave with prayers for Shakib

October 31, 2019

The Bangladesh T20I squad for the India tour, led by Mahmudullah Riyad, reached New Delhi at 5:00pm local time (5:30pm BST) yesterday, ahead of their first multi-format series against India in their backyard. The Tigers will play a three-match T20I series, starting from November 3, before playing a two-match Test series.
Prior to the crucial series, Bangladesh cricket was thrown into turmoil with a cricketers’ protest Read more

Argentina to play Paraguay in Dhaka next month!

October 8, 2019

Argentina national football team might play a FIFA friendly match against Paraguay at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on November 18, three days after a match between Paraguay and Venezuela at the same venue, according to official twitter accounts of Venezuela and Paraguay football governing bodies.
Although Bangladesh Football Federation high-ups claimed the matches are not Read more

Tigers to get McKenzie in 1st India Test

October 6, 2019

Bangladesh’s batting consultant Neil McKenzie is all set to work with the national team during their first Test against India, scheduled to be held in Indore from November 14-18.
This will be the first time the former South African batsman will work with the Tigers in the longer-format after being appointed as their batting consultant in July last Read more

‘Still seeking the perfect T20 game’

September 24, 2019

Bangladesh are yet to come into their own as a settled unit in cricket’s shortest format and one of the biggest barriers to achieving that is the absence of a power hitter.
The Tigers had to come up with different strategies to overcome this deficiency, at times taking unconventional approaches. Most recently, it was promoting a middle-order lynchpin like Read more

Domingo backs Bangladesh to beat Afghanistan

September 4, 2019

Bangladesh’s head coach Russell Domingo on Tuesday backed his side to beat Afghanistan provided they could build pressure on the neighbouring side as well as keep their patience in the contest.
The hosts will take on the newest member in Test cricket in the one-off Test series at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Thursday in maiden Test match between Read more

Afghan coach oozes confidence

September 4, 2019

Afghanistan’s interim head coach Andy Moles on Tuesday termed his side ‘underdogs’ in the one-off Test series against Bangladesh but claimed that they were not scared of Bangladesh.
The visitors will take on the Tigers in the lone Test-match on Thursday at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram with no short of confidence after displaying strong Read more

Fizz rested, Taskin recalled

August 31, 2019

Mustafizur Rahman will not be turning out for Bangladesh in the one-off Test against Afghanistan as the left-arm pacer was not included in the 15-member Bangladesh squad announced by the selectors yesterday. Regular Test skipper Shakib Al Hasan and pacer Taskin Ahmed, who missed the last Test series in New Zealand earlier this year due to injuries, returned to the side while Read more

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