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

‘No final word on Mash farewell’

August 7, 2019

The issue of Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza’s retirement is still a cloudy one as the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) are yet undecided on how to provide the inspirational cricketer a farewell.
Making the issue murkier still is that the 35-year-old has not clarified his thoughts on retirement.
As there are no more ODIs for Bangladesh this year in ICC’s Future Tours Programme Read more

England crowned new kings of cricket

July 15, 2019

If anyone had to write a script for a cricket match even he could not have made it more dramatic.
In a World Cup final, after 102 overs of intense battle, two teams remained unseparated and one had to be declared winners because the rule was set this way.
England were the luckiest team to be named winners and crowned new world champions because Read more

Mash to lead team on Sri Lanka tour

July 13, 2019

Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is all set to lead Bangladesh on their upcoming tour of Sri Lanka, where they will play a three-match ODI series against the hosts, informed national team selector Habibul Bashar yesterday.
However, wicketkeeper-batsman Liton Das had asked for a leave till August 5 to complete his nuptials and so will not be available for the tour Read more

Mashrafee looks for silver lining in failure

July 8, 2019

Bangladesh one-day international skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza on Sunday lamented for not fulfilling their expectations in the 2019 ICCWorldCup although he found lots of positives for the Tigers for the upcoming days.
The Tigers finished eighth in the 10-team event after winning three matches in the tournament and a rain washed-out tie against Sri Lanka saw them ending with seven points – as many as seventh Read more

Tigers ‘taking in’ history

July 5, 2019

Dead rubber or not, if cricket is one’s profession then not much motivation is needed to be pumped up about a match at the Lord’s Cricket Ground. Bangladesh have been eliminated from the race to the 2019 World Cup semifinals, but from the expressions on the faces of the players standing on the iconic dressing room balcony at the Pavillion End of the hallowed ground, today’s Read more

Sakib, Saifuddin’s fights go in vain

July 3, 2019

Sakib al Hasan and Mohammad Saifuddin struck fifties after Mustafizur Rahman claimed five wickets as Bangladesh put a valiant fight but came only second best against India in the World Cup in Birmingham on Tuesday. The Tigers lost the contest by 28 runs to end their semi-final hopes and make their final game against Pakistan at Lord’s on July 5 only a routine Read more

Tamim’s WC turned into failure

July 3, 2019

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal missed possibly his final chance to impress in the World Cup 2019 after he made only 22 runs in their must-win contest against India at Birmingham on Tuesday.
Set a target of 315 runs, Bangladesh required a positive start from someone like Tamim, which would have given them an opportunity to put the pressure back on the bowling Read more

Rhodes takes no offence in loss

July 3, 2019

Bangladesh coach Steve Rhodes took little offence in their exit from the semi-final race of the World Cup and said that their results and fighting spirit in the past seven matches were a fair reflection of their ability.
Bangladesh won three out of their seven matches and were competitive on other occasions, which earned them lot of plaudits in the World Cup Read more

Fizz regains faith with five-wicket haul

July 3, 2019

Mustafizur Rahman grabbed his first five-wicket haul in four years to help Bangladesh fight their way back into the contest in their vital World Cup match against India in Birmingham on Tuesday.
The Fizz could not have done it at a better time with Bangladesh’s World Cup hopes hanging by a thread after one costly dropped catch gave India a flying start in the Read more

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