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.

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

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

Saifuddin shows he isn’t Stokes

October 30, 2017

Mohammad Saifuddin got the comparison of English all-rounder Ben Stokes after his unbeaten 39 off 27 balls in Bangladesh’s 20-run loss in the first Twenty20 international against South Africa in Bloemfontein. The all-rounder took just one game to show that he can be many things but not Stokes in the second match of the series at Potchefstroom on Sunday. Read more

Naimur faces a battle in BCB

October 30, 2017

At least two directors of Bangladesh Cricket Board have to face the elections to get re-elected as rival candidates refused to give them a bye unlike many others in the forthcoming elections, scheduled on Tuesday. Former national captain and Manikganj district councillor Naimur Rahman has to face a contest with Narsinghdi councillor Shahinur Islam, Narayanganj councillor Tanvir Ahmed Titu Read more

Tigers seek consolation win

October 29, 2017

Bangladesh national team will be looking forward to get a consolation win in their last match of the month-long South Africa tour as they take on hosts in the second and final Twenty20 international in Potchefstroom today. The match will start at 6.30pm Bangladesh Standard Time and will be televised live on GTV, Maasranga TV and Sony Six channel. The Tigers were clean swept Read more

Bopara can’t wait to play with Mashrafee

October 29, 2017

Rangpur Riders’ English all rounder Ravi Bopara on Saturday said he was looking forward to play with veteran Mashrafee bin Murtaza and win this year’s Bangladesh Premier League title.
‘Mashrafee is a type of guy you want to play for. He gives 100 per cent so you have to give him 100 per cent back, which is good for any team. Read more

Bangladesh take HK Sixers by storm

October 29, 2017

A Bangladeshi team, led by national Under-19 skipper Saif Hassan, finished second in Group B after defeating Sri Lanka and Australia on the opening day of the Hong Kong World Sixes at Kowloon on Saturday.
Eight teams – Pakistan, South Africa, Hong Kong, Marylebone Cricket Club, New Zealand Select,
Bangladesh, Australia and Sri Lanka – are playing Read more

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