Shakib likely to miss ODI series

June 30, 2022

Sports Desk :
Ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is likely to withdraw himself from the forthcoming one-day series against the West Indies, said Bangladesh national team chief selector Minhajul Abedin.
‘Shakib is most likely to miss the ODI series. However, I am not confirming you it officially. Hope to officially confirm the news in a short period of time,’ Minhajul told New Age on Read more

Former ICC elite panel umpire Asad Rauf now runs shop selling clothes and shoes

June 24, 2022

Asad Rauf, who umpired in one hundred and seventy international matches between 2000 and 2013, was part of the elite panel of ICC umpires too, now runs a shop selling clothes and shoes in Landa Bazaar at Lahore and he has no interest in the game anymore.
At the peak of his umpiring career, Pakistan’s Asad Rauf was regarded as one of the best in Read more

Shakib back as Bangladesh Test captain

June 2, 2022

Sports Desk :
Ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was reappointed as the Bangladesh national team Test captain while in-form wicketkeeper-batter Liton Das was made the vice-captain.
The position of Bangladesh Test captain went vacant after Mominul Haque decided to step down from the role on Tuesday with an aim to focus on his batting Read more

Liton Das achieves highest ever Test ranking for Bangladesh

June 1, 2022

Bangladesh batsman Liton Das attained career-best ratings in Tests after being instrumental with the bat in Bangladesh’s recently-concluded two-match Test series against Sri Lanka.
He has risen five spots to claim the 12th position and is now the highest ranked Bangladesh batter in the longest format. Liton’s rating point (724) is the highest by Read more

Mahmud to replace Shohidul for WI series

June 1, 2022

Sports Desk :
Pacer Hasan Mahmud will replace Shohidul Islam in the Bangladesh squad for their forthcoming tour of West Indies after the latter was ruled out due to a side strain, confirmed Bangladesh national team chief selector Minhajul Abedin.
Bangladesh are scheduled to leave for the West Indies in three separate groups from Read more

Mominul wants to quit Test captaincy

June 1, 2022

By Sports Desk :
Bangladesh Test captain Mominul Haque has decided to step down from his role as captain after relentless criticism from the cricket fraternity due the team’s poor performance under his leadership and his off-form with the bat.
Under his captaincy the hosts suffered a crashing 10-wicket defeat against the touring Read more

Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh to keep series-winning record intact

May 28, 2022

It all came crumbling down for Bangladesh just after Lunch on the fifth and final day of their series-deciding Test against Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.
After Asitha Fernando bagged a 10-wicket haul to bundle out Bangladesh for 169 in their second innings, Sri Lanka got over the line in just 3 overs into their second innings as the Read more

Tigresses finally part of ICC Women’s Championship

May 28, 2022

The International Cricket Council on Wednesday included Bangladesh and Ireland in the next Women’s Championship for the first time and created a 10-team league for the qualification of the 2025 ICC Women’s World Cup.
All the 10 teams will play eight three-match series each during the 2022-25 cycle Read more

Donald lauds ‘excellent’ Ebadot

May 26, 2022

Bangladesh pace bowling coach Allan Donald lauded Ebadot Hossain due to his brilliant bowling effort on the rain-hit third day of their second Test against Sri Lanka in Dhaka on Wednesday.
With 39 overs having been lost to rain, Sri Lanka ended the day on 282-5, only 83 runs behind Bangladesh’s first innings total of 365 Read more

Liton, Mushfiq move up in ICC Test rankings

May 26, 2022

Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batter Liton Das has made valuable gains in the ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings after his fine performance in their drawn first Test against Sri Lanka in Chattogram, revealed ICC in a press release on Wednesday.
Liton has moved up three places to 17th after notching 88 in Bangladesh’s only Read more

Mushfiqur Rahim to miss West Indies tour hajj pilgrimage

May 21, 2022

BCB has granted leave to Bangladesh veteran batter Mushfiqur Rahim for upcoming West Indies tour, so that he can perform hajj in July.
“Mushfiqur wrote an application for a leave to attend this year’s Hajj a month ago ahead of the Sri Lanka series but nothing was official. However, the Read more

BCB want Mustafizur to play West Indies Tests

May 21, 2022

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has urged pacer Mustafizur Rahman to participate in all three formats of the West Indies Tour in June.
“We have been thinking about it and we want Mustafizur to take part in all three formats from the West Indies series,” BCB sources Read more

New Zealand cricket squad hit by Covid cases

May 21, 2022

Three members of the Black Caps tour party – including frontline batsman Henry Nicholls – tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of their first warm-up cricket match in England on Friday.
New Zealand Cricket confirmed Nicholls, bowler Blair Tickner and bowling coach Shane Jurgensen were in isolation as they prepared for day one of their four-day warm-up Read more

Chattogram Test finished with the anticipated draw

May 19, 2022

There were no last-minute surprises as the first Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka ended as an expected draw after Dinesh Chandimal and Niroshan Dickwella held their own in the final session on the final day of the contest at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram today.
Thanks to Chandimal and Dickwella’s stubborn stand, Sri Lanka ended Read more

Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds 46, dies in car accident

May 16, 2022

In another tragic blow to Australian cricket, Andrew Symonds has died in a car accident, aged 46.The former Australian all-rounder was killed about 50kms outside Townsville on Saturday night.
Queensland Police say they are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash in Hervey Range, about 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Townsville. Emergency services attending the Read more

Brendon McCullum appointed England Test coach

May 12, 2022

New Zealand legend Brendon McCullum has been appointed England’s Test head coach.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) made the announcement on Thursday that the 40-year-old will be in place to start his role for next month’s three-match Test series against New Zealand, which gets under way at Lord’s from 2 June, subject to Read more

One day they are going to be legends of Bangladesh: Naveed

May 10, 2022

It will be a teacher coming up against a few of his students when Sri Lanka’s assistant coach Naveed Newaz comes up against his former students Shoriful Islam and Mahmudul Hasan Joy as the Tigers’ series against Sri Lanka nears.
Shoriful and Mahmudul had both won the U-19 World Cup in 2020 with Naveed in Read more

‘Isn’t the country bigger than money?’, Sujon criticises Fizz’s reluctance to play Tests

May 7, 2022

Bangladesh team director Khaled Mahmud came down heavily on pacer Mustafizur Rahman regarding his reluctance to play Tests.
Mahmud said that the left-arm pacer has not yet reached the level of Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal or Mushfiqur Rahim and that he Read more

26 stitches on Mashrafe’s legs

May 7, 2022

By Sports Desk :
Former Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza suffered an injury in his Dhaka residence today. He collided with a glass table in his house, according to sources.
A broken piece of glassware fell on the pacer’s feet during the collision this afternoon, causing a cut on the left foot. After the incident, the player was Read more

Tigers training camp for SL series starts on May 9

May 7, 2022

Bangladesh cricket team will start their training camp ahead of their two-match Test series against Sri Lanka on May 9 at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram, confirmed national selector Habibul Bashar.
Sri Lanka, who are scheduled to arrive in Bangladesh on May 8, will take on the Tigers in the first Test from May 15 to 19 in Chattogram followed by the second and final Test at the Sher-e-Bangla Read more

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