Tigers focusing on fielding

August 29, 2018

Bangladesh all-rounder Mehedi Hasan said on Tuesday that they were focusing on to improve their fielding skills under the guidance of new coach Steve Rhodes ahead of the forthcoming Asia Cup, scheduled to be held in United Arab Emirates from September 15-28.
Fielding has always been a concern for Tigers when it comes to their performance as Read more

All well that ends well

July 28, 2018

Dispirited Tigers to play series decider against West Indies today
Bangladesh must shrug off their disappointment of losing a close game and put their attention on the job in hands in the third and final one-day international against West Indies at Saint Kitts today.
The game, which starts at 7:30pm Bangladesh time, provides the Tigers another chance to win the series that they have dominated so far, both with the bat and Read more

Who’s heading home?

June 30, 2018

It’s now crunch time, as the World Cup in Russia reaches the knockout round.
Half of the 16 sixteen teams have to catch the next available flight home at end of this stage and a significant number of star footballers would have their last hurrah in this fiesta.
For fans, tonight holds the most crucial hours of tournament, when Read more

BCB Academy Cup begins today

May 20, 2018

The inaugural edition of BCB Academy Cup will get underway today with Ankur Cricket Academy taking on Clemon Indira Road Cricket Academy in the opening fixture of the knock-out format tournament at the City Club Ground in Mirpur. A total of 32 selected cricket coaching academies of Dhaka Metropolitan zone are taking part in the first edition of the tournament which is organised by the Read more

Mashrafee touches new height

April 3, 2018

Bangladesh one-day international skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza on Monday added a new feather to his crown as he became the highest wicket-taker in a single edition of Dhaka Premier League.
The 34-year old pacer, who was playing Abahani Limited in the ongoing DPL, surpassed Abu Hider’s last year’s record of 35 wickets on the same day against Khelaghar Read more

Ball-tampering scandal: The final act

March 29, 2018

The tampering travesty, which began on the third day of Australia’s third Test against South Africa in Cape Town on Sunday, has finally come to a conclusion with Australia captain Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner and batsman Cameron Bancroft being heavily sanctioned on Wednesday by CricketAustralia.
SMITH, BANCROFT TEMPORARILY EXILED Read more

SL claim title after debutant’s hat-trick

January 27, 2018

Right-arm pacer Shehan Madushanka became fourth bowler in history to claim a hat-trick on debut as Sri Lanka crushed Bangladesh by 79 runs to clinch the tri-nation one-day international tournament in Mirpur on Saturday.
Madushanka claimed Bangladesh’s last three wickets as he finished with 3-26 tohelp Sri Lanka bowl out the Tigers for 142 runs in 41.1 overs after they were restricted to Read more

Tigers win by 91 runs against Zimbabwe

January 23, 2018

Tamim Iqbal and Sakib al Hasan struck fifties before bowlers provided stunning performances as Bangladesh defeated Zimbabwe by 91 runs in their third match of the tri-nation tournament in Mirpur on Tuesday.
Chasing a decent target of 217 runs, Zimbabwe lost wickets at regular intervals before they were bowled out for 125 runs in 36.3 overs Read more

Tigers in final following record victory

January 19, 2018

Sakib al Hasan starred with bat and ball Bangladesh outplayed Sri Lanka by a record 163 runs in their second match of the tri-nation one-day international tournament in Dhaka on Friday.
The victory also saw the Tigers go through to the final of the tri-nation series. Bangladesh have won both their games with bouns points and currently have 10 points from two Read more

Gayle smashes records in Rangpur win

December 8, 2017

Chris Gayle became the first batsman to hit a century in the fifth edition of Bangladesh Premier League as Rangpur Riders defeated Khulna Titans in the eliminator at Sher-e Bangla National Stadium on Friday.
Gayle struck 126 off 51 deliveries, his fourth century in BPL and the highest score in tournament history, helping Rangpur race to 171-2 in just 15.2 overs after they had earlier restricted Khulna to Read more

BCB to recall coach if necessary

November 1, 2017

Bangladesh Cricket Board will call back head coach Chandika Hathurusinghe from vacation if it was necessary to seek his version of national team’s recent debacle in South Africa, said a top official on Tuesday. BCB president Nazmul Hasan, who was expected to be re-elected today, said they would delve into the reasons behind poor results that saw Bangladesh losing every match Read more

Bangladesh hold hosts Tajikistan

November 1, 2017

Bangladesh held hosts Tajikistan to a goalless draw in their opening match of the AFC Under-19 Championship Qualifier at the Hisor Central Stadium in Tajikistan on Tuesday.
The other match of the Group B between Maldives and Sri Lanka ended in a 2-2 draw at the same venue. Uzbekistan is the other team of the group. Read more

Naimur re-elected in BCB

November 1, 2017

Nazmul-panel suffers defeat in Barisal
Former national captain Naimur Rahman was re-elected as the director of the Bangladesh Cricket Board in a keenly-contested election held at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Tuesday.
Kishoreganj councillor Syed Ashfaqul Islam joined Manikganj’s Naimur on the 26-member board of directors from Dhaka division as they both secured 13 votes out of 18. Read more

BPL woos top players to add glamour

October 31, 2017

The fifth edition of Bangladesh Premier League will see some extra glamour with the inclusion of some of the world’s most prominent Twenty20 stars, who will make their debut in the tournament this year.
Former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson, Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga, New Zealand batsman Brendon McCullum, England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler have Read more

‘Only way for Bangladesh is up’

October 31, 2017

Visiting Asian Football Confederation president Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa on Monday hailed Bangladesh’s recent progress in women’s football and hoped that men’s national team would come out of its ongoing bad patch sooner or later. ‘Bangladesh is improving in women’s football. We all saw Bangladesh’s Under-16 women’s played in the U-16 final round. Read more

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