Rain ruins tri-series opener

May 13, 2017

Incessant rain ruined Bangladesh’s opening match of the tri-series one-day international tournament against Ireland despite showing signs of an exciting contest in Dublin on Friday.
Bangladesh were 157-4 in 31.1 overs when rain stopped the play at Malahide ground never to see it get resumed amid continuous downpour Read more

Tamim shows his true class

May 13, 2017

Opening batsman Tamim Iqbal showed his true class against hosts in the opening game of tri-nation tournament in Ireland as he scored a determined half-century to lead a fight back in Dublin on Friday.
Tamim scored an unbeaten 64 and added valuable 87 runs with Mahmudullah (43 not out) to make sure they avoid an embarrassment after the hosts seized an early Read more

Saif form formidable squad

April 30, 2017

Saif Sporting Club build a title-aspirant squad for next season as the newly promoted Bangladesh Premier League outfit roped in five national stalwarts and three foreigners on the penultimate day of the month-long players’ transfer window on Saturday.
Two more teams, last season’s runners-up Chittagong Abahani and Read more

Tigers en route to Sussex

April 27, 2017

The Bangladesh national cricket team departed for Sussex late last night to begin their preparatory camp for the Champions Trophy. They left at around 1:00am yesterday from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on an Emirates flight. After spending a couple of weeks in Sussex, the Tigers will then go to Ireland to take part in a tri-nation series including New Zealand. They will play four Read more

Shyamoli wins bronze in Asian Archery

March 25, 2017

Bangladeshi archer Shyamoli Roy managed a bronze medal in the recurve women’s category of the ongoing Asia Cup World Ranking Tournament Stage 1 and World Games 2017 Wroclaw Archery Qualification in Thailand on Friday. Shyamoli was the only archer among 16 Bangladeshi participants to reach the last-four in the recurve individual category Read more

Mehedi recalled as a ‘genuine off-spinner’

March 24, 2017

Mehedi Hasan Miraz returned home from Sri Lanka immediately after Bangladesh’s historic four-wicket win in the second and final Test against Sri Lanka on March 19.
However, the young off-spinner took a flight to Colombo yesterday and will join the team in Dambulla after the team management suddenly felt the need for another off-spinner considering Read more

Bangladesh’s chance to move to 6th

March 24, 2017

Bangladesh’s three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka has brought up a few interesting equations which may see them either rise or fall in the ICC ODI Rankings table.
Bangladesh are currently in seventh place with 91 points, seven points behind sixth place Sri Lanka.
If the Tigers manage a series whitewash, they will leapfrog Sri Lanka and Read more

Tigers reach Dambulla

March 24, 2017

From the sea shores of Colombo, where they completed the Test series with a four-wicket win in their 100th Test, the Bangladesh cricket team travelled to the mountainous interior of Sri Lanka to the town of Dambulla yesterday to gear up for the ODI leg of the tour which starts at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium with the first game of the three-match series against Read more

No clear favourites

February 18, 2017

Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup begins today
The Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup tournament is all set to get underway today at the MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong with no clear favourites emerging from among the eight teams in the tournament.
Although the second edition has lost a bit of shine in the absence of Indian clubs, the inclusion of two teams from Kyrgyzstan, South Korea and Maldives has strengthened Read more

Tigers to play 100th Test at the P Sara

February 18, 2017

Bangladesh’s SL tour dates announced
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) and Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) have announced the itinerary of the Bangladesh cricket team’s tour of Sri Lanka, which will start with a two-day warm-up match on March 2 and lead into two Tests, three ODIs, and two T20Is, according to a BCB press release. The first Test against Sri Lanka will take place from March 7 in Galle. The second Test, Read more

Australia draft in Cartwright

December 21, 2016

Australia called up uncapped, Zimbabwe-born all-rounder Hilton Cartwright on Tuesday as cover for their fast bowlers after the gruelling first Test win over Pakistan.
Cartwright, 24, joins the squad for next week’s second Test in Melbourne as Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Jackson Bird recover from their exertions in the Brisbane heat. Read more

T&T Club post third win

December 21, 2016

T&T Club posted their third victory in the Marcel Bangladesh Championship League with a 2-1 win over bottom-placed Chittagong Mohammedan at the Shaheed Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur yesterday.
Tanzimul Hasan gave T&T Club a 26th minute lead before Chittagong Mohammedan levelled the margin through Farhad in the 68th minute. However, Read more

‘Beating Mash most pleasing’

November 9, 2016

“Defeating Comilla [Victorians] is not pleasing, but defeating Mashrafe [Bin Mortaza] is,” Chittagong Vikings captain Tamim Iqbal joked after his side’s victory at Mirpur yesterday. “That’s because we have a special relationship,” he added while trying to control his laughter during the post-match press conference. The latter statement made by Tamim was a bit redundant really Read more

Second ODI In Numbers

October 10, 2016

3. Mashrafee bin Murtaza became the third Bangladeshi cricketer to hit more than 50 sixes in one-day internationals when he cleared the boundaries thrice on Sunday. Mashrafee has now 52 sixes to his name, only behind Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim for Bangladesh. Tamim struck highest 64 sixes while Mushfiq hit 53 sixes. 4. Nasir Hossain was in selected Read more

Cricket, the illuminator of a teen-age boy

October 10, 2016

For Samiul Sunday was just not another day, it could be counted as one of the brightest days of his life, when the second one-day international between Bangladesh and England took place at Mirpur.
While others were enjoying the crunch match of the series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, he was witnessing his long cherished dream coming into reality Read more

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