Dazzling Tigers make dream start

June 3, 2019

Bangladesh beat South Africa by 21 runs in WC opener; post their highest ever total in ODIs and the highest in the 2019 World Cup so far
Bangladesh lived up to the pre-tournament hype making a flying start to their World Cup 2019 campaign with a tricky 21-run win over South Africa in their opening match at the Oval on Sunday.
Sakib al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim struck fifties to guide Bangladesh to a record 330-6 and the bowlers complemented brilliantly to restrict South Africa to 309-8 in the Read more

‘An opportunity to explore ideas’

May 29, 2019

There was not much reason for Bangladesh to be too downcast about the 95-run loss to India in the Tigers’ last warm-up game in Cardiff yesterday, before taking on South Africa in their World Cup opener next Sunday. Bangladesh are already primed for action, having won their maiden multi-team ODI trophy in Ireland as recently as May17. Spin bowling consultant Sunil Joshi hinted that the Read more

Fizz back to the fore

May 29, 2019

Mustafizur Rahman’s performance with the ball is thought to be one of the major factors in deciding whether Bangladesh’s World Cup campaign will be a happy one. In that light, despite being punished on the field yesterday in their only warm-up game against India at the Swalec Stadium in Cardiff yesterday, there will be one big positive to take into Read more

Mash flies to London

May 23, 2019

After enjoying a brief break, Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza flew to England yesterday and is expected to reach London to join the Tigers for their upcoming ICC World Cup mission.
Mashrafe took a short break and returned to Bangladesh just after the Tigers’ won their maiden tri-nation series in Ireland by beating the West Indies in the final. The inspirational cricketer Read more

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

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

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

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