Tigers win big in Mahmudullah’s ‘final Test’

July 12, 2021

Match analysis
Tigers win big in Mahmudullah’s ‘final Test’
Off-spinner Mehedi Hasan Miraz took the best match figures for a Bangladesh bowler overseas to help dismiss Zimbabwe for 256 and see his side to a 220-run win on the fifth day of the only Test at the Harare Sports Club on Sunday. Zimbabwe had been set an imposing target of 477 for the win, and made a good start by reaching 110 for one, before the wicket of the experienced Brendan Taylor Read more

A mixed but encouraging bag

May 30, 2021

The 2-1 ODI series win over Sri Lanka was not only Bangladesh’s maiden bilateral ODI series win against the nation, but also managed to vault the Tigers to the top of the ICC ODI Super League. The Tigers’ think-tank was seeking improvement in quite a few areas before the start of the series but despite the result, there are still aspects which Bangladesh will really want to work Read more

A lot of work to be done

May 29, 2021

Tamim says after Tigers lose the 3rd ODI by 97 runs
Bangladesh were unable to execute the perfect game as Sri Lanka bounced back from two defeats with a convincing 97-run win in the third and final ODI at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.
Skipper Kusal Perera’s magnificent hundred helped the tourists post a fighting total of 286 for six before a maiden five-wicket haul from young pacer Dushmantha Chameera bundled out the hosts for Read more

‘No excuses,’ says Domingo but doesn’t know if ‘rules changed’

March 30, 2021

Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo said that he was not looking for any excuses although he reiterated that the conditions and the DLS confusion stacked against his side in the second T20I at Napier as New Zealand won by 28 runs following DLS method.
The required target was not given to the Tigers when they came out to Read more

Tigers heading to Napier for 31-0?

March 29, 2021

The Tigers sit at 30-0 after a crushing 66-run New Zealand win in the first of the three-match T20I series at the Seddon Park in Hamilton yesterday. It was the Tigers’ 30th international match across all formats against the Black Caps in their backyard and the outcome was as similar as it was in the other all games. Bangladesh T20I skipper Mahmudullah Riyad had said in a pre-match Read more

Bangladesh Legends to fly for India Saturday

February 25, 2021

Bangladesh Legends, a team formed with former cricketers, will leave for India on Saturday to take part in the ‘Unacademy Road Safety World Series T20’, scheduled to be held at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur from March 5 to March 21.
In the opening match, Bangladesh will take on the India Read more

Nasir and Tamima defend their marriage

February 25, 2021

Cricketer Nasir Hossain and his newly-wed wife Tamima Sultana on Wednesday defended their marriage hours after Tamima’s ex-husband Rakib Hasan filed a case against the couple accusing them of adultery.
Rakib filed the case with Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Jashim in which he accused Nasir of marrying Tamima without the latter formally divorcing him, said his lawyer Read more

Bangladesh clean sweep West Indies

January 26, 2021

Bangladesh clinched the one-day international series and moved up to second position in the World Cup Super League points table by defeating West Indies by 120 runs in the third and final match at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Monday.
The veterans led the way for the hosts as skipper Tamim Iqbal, Read more

BCB calls off Sri Lanka series for now

September 29, 2020

Shifts focus on domestic cricket
The stalemate between Bangladesh Cricket Board and Sri Lanka Cricket came to a disappointing end on Monday with BCB president Nazmul Hasan calling off the tour after the boards failed to reach an agreement on the quarantine policy.
Bangladesh national team was supposed to fly for Sri Lanka on September 27 for Read more

Mashrafe recovers from coronavirus

July 14, 2020

Former Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza today announced through a Facebook post that he had tested negative for coronavirus.
“Alhamdulillah. By the grace of the Almighty and due to all of your prayers, I have been tested negative for coronavirus. I received the Read more

Mashrafe tests positive for coronavirus again

July 4, 2020

Former Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has tested positive for coronavirus once again after undergoing the test four days ago for the second time, sources close to the right-arm pacer confirmed.
Mashrafe, who is the elected Member of Parliament from Narail-2, had tested positive for the virus on June 20 for the first time. Since then, the 36-year-old has been in self-isolation and has been receiving Read more

Tigers’ tour of Sri Lanka postponed

June 25, 2020

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have mutually agreed to postpone the Tigers’ upcoming tour of the island country, the host board announced yesterday.
There was a lot of buzz about the July tour, deferred now to a ‘mutually planned later date’, which would feature a three-match Test series that would be a part of the ICC World Test Read more

I could have been banned for five or 10 years: Shakib

June 24, 2020

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who was banned by the ICC in October last year for failing to report corrupt approaches from a bookie, said that he made the mistake of taking those approaches ‘too casually’ and that he could have been banned for five or even 10 years during an interview with Harsha Bhogle on Cricbuzz.
Bangladesh cricket was rocked to its foundations when the ICC informed that it had Read more

Mashrafe tests positive for coronavirus

June 20, 2020

Former Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza tested positive for coronavirus. Mashrafe’s brother Morsalin Bin Mortaza confirmed the news of his infection today.
“Mashrafe had a fever on Thursday night. His sample for coronavirus test was collected on Friday and it came back positive today. He has a slight fever with body Read more

‘Fizz becoming too predictable’

December 13, 2019

Bangladesh ace paceman Mustafizur Rahman has been struggling with the ball in recent series and his death bowling skills not is not as potent as it used to be when he stormed onto the scene back in 2015. National selector Habibul Bashar was of the opinion that Fizz is becoming predictable.
During the second match of the BPL’s opening day fixture between Read more

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