Tigers training camp for SL series starts on May 9

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

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Bangladesh outplay SA to seal historic series win

Taskin Ahmed ran rampant with the ball while Tamim Iqbal hit a brilliant fifty as Bangladesh sealed an historic series triumph with a nine-wicket win in the third one-day international against South Africa at the SuperSport Park in Centurion on Wednesday.
Taskin took 5-35 as South Africa were bowled out for 154, their lowest total against

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Tigers secure historic away win against against South Africa

Inspired by a concerted batting effort from the likes of Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Das, Tamim Iqbal and Yasir Ali, Bangladesh secured a 38-run victory over South Africa in the first ODI in Centurion today.
The convincing win at the SuperSport Park, that helped Bangladesh take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, was also the Tigers’ maiden win away to South Africa in any format. Before this

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Tigers contingent off to South Africa

Bangladesh ODI squad were headed for a challenging South Africa tour as the Tigers contingent departed from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Friday.
With the three-match ODI series, part of ICC ODI Super League, slated to begin on March 18 in Centurion, the Tamim Iqbal-led squad, split into two groups, departed earlier than

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‘Confident’ Tigers leave for SA today

The Bangladesh team will fly to South Africa today after over four years with hopes of finally conquering the Proteas in away conditions and carry on the positive momentum they have enjoyed so far in 2022.
The 15-man squad selected for the one-day international series will board a South Africa-bound flight in the evening at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka

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Shakib retained in all three formats

Shakib Al Hasan was retained in all three formats by the Bangladesh Cricket Board in their national players’ contract for 2022, announced on Thursday, despite uncertainty over his future in cricket.
Shakib is one of the five cricketers who have been offered contracts in Tests, one-day internationals and Twenty20s. The other four are Mushfiqur Rahim, Liton Das, Taskin Ahmed and

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Tigers suffer five-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka

Charith Asalanka’s unbeaten 80 alongside two dropped catches by Liton Das crushed Bangladesh’s hopes of a winning start to the Super 12 stage of the ICC T20 World Cup, with the Tigers suffering a five-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium yesterday.
Bangladesh posted a challenging total of 171 for four in their allotted overs, but

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Scotland sinks Bangladesh in opening World Cup qualifier

Scotland have won the first Group B fixture against Bangladesh by six runs at the Al Amerat Cricket Stadium in Muscat today. Bangladesh’s batting effort was largely subdued despite the fact that Scotland managed just 140 for 9 on a surface good for strokeplaying. The lower middle-order was left with too much to do in the end. Needing 32 off the last two overs, Nurul Hasan and

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Bangladesh players shift focus on NCL

Bangladesh national team members shifted their focus on second round of National Cricket League after Australia unilaterally postponed their two-Test series against Tigers citing safety concerns.
The Tigers were busy preparing themselves for the series that was scheduled to begin from October 9 in Chittagong. But they have been released to join their respective divisions

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Tigers back in Champions Trophy after 11 years

Bangladesh will return to coveted Champions Trophy after an 11-year layoff after they retained their top eight positions in the ICC ODI team ranking on September 30, the cut-off date for the tournament scheduled to be held in England in 2017 Bangladesh’s last participation in the ICC Champions Trophy was in India, when they featured in the qualifying round. Tigers

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Aussies same with or without Johnson, says Mushfiq

Bangladesh Test skipper Mushfiqur Rahim said on Thursday that the prospect of Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson and Josh Hazelwood missing the forthcoming two-Test series in Bangladesh would not give them any advantage. Australian newspaper The Sydney Morning Herald quoting Cricket Australia’s team performance manager Pat Howard informed

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Aussies won’t be easy for Tigers

Australia may enter a transitional phase when they visit Bangladesh in October for two-Test series, but that gives the hosts no guarantee of success, chief selector Faruk Ahmed warned on Thursday.
Bangladesh, who are in great form of late, will fancy their chances against Australia at home after a successful run against Pakistan, India and South Africa.

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Jersey designing contest for nat’l cricket team begins today 

Robi Axiatia Limited, the official sponsor of the Bangladesh cricket team, organise a jersey designing competition for the national cricket team that will
start today. The half-month-long contest titled “Odommo Jersey Design Contest” will conclude on August 31. Mahtab Uddin Ahmed, chief operating officer

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At home, but not at ease

One would ideally expect a team to take at least a day’s break after achieving a historical landmark. After all, it’s not everyday that a team gets to beat South Africa in an ODI series. So it wouldn’t have been a crime had the Bangladesh national team members taken time off after completing the 2-1 series victory. However, barely 12 hours after the win, Bangladesh’s Test players were up

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4 things that transform Tigers in 2015

The Bangladesh cricket team has completed its one-day international fixtures in 2015 when returned victorious in three-match series against South Africa in Chittagong on Wednesday. The year is marked with few historic successes for the Tigers that helped them shed the tags of being perennial underdogs in world cricket to emerge as a force to be reckoned with. With them scheduled

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