Shakib, Tamim return to Test squad for South Africa series

All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and opener Tamim Iqbal have been included in Bangladesh’s 18-man Test squad for their two-match series against South Africa starting on March 31 in Durban.
Shakib was rumoured to skip the Test series against the Proteas but the all-rounder, who last played in the format against Pakistan back in November 2021, is named in the

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BCB to discuss with Shakib on Test availability for next one year

Bangladesh Cricket Board is set to hold an in-person meeting with Shakib Al Hasan within a couple of days to know his next one-year plan before they sew up the central contract of the Tigers for 2022.
BCB’s cricket operations chairman Mohammad Jalal Yunus further informed the reporters on Monday at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium press box that they will act accordingly

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Comilla win hat-trick BPL title

Comilla Victorians won their hat-trick title in the Bangladesh Premier League with a one-run win in a thrilling final against Fortune Barishal at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Friday.
Defending ten runs off the last over and three off the last ball, Comilla’s pacer Shohidul Islam pulled off a successful one as Barishal were restricted at 150 for eight after 20 overs while

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Rajin named Tigers’ fielding coach for Afghanistan series

Former Bangladesh national cricket team captain Rajin Saleh has been named the interim fielding coach of the Tigers for their forthcoming series against Afghanistan, starting on February 23.
‘We have appointed him [Rajin] as the fielding coach for the series against Afghanistan,’ Bangladesh Cricket Board’s cricket operations chairman Jalal Yunus told the media on

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Bangladesh squad for ODI series against Afghanistan announced

The Bangladesh Cricket Board today announced a 15-member squad for the upcoming three-match ODI series against Afghanistan, with wholesale changes owing to various reasons.
As many as seven players from the 16-member ODI series against Zimbabwe in July last year – the last series for the Tigers – lost their places while five players have either

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‘Tamim doesn’t want to play T20Is’

Bangladesh opener and one-day international captain Tamim Iqbal doesn’t want to return and play T20 cricket with the national team anymore, said Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Saturday.
‘He [Tamim] told me, please don’t force me to return. If you say so, I must return and play. But I don’t really want to play in this [T20] format,’ Nazmul told

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Women make it lively in a dull year

The incredible cheers that exploded at the Kamalapur stadium after Anai Mogini’s long-ranger beat India goalkeeper, it just represents the desire to be proud of sporting excellence the sports-crazy nation.
The fans’ longing was fulfilled when they witnessed the young girls make laps around the Birshreshtha Shaheed Mostafa Kamal Stadium with the national flag after retaining the

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Bangladesh to co-host 2031 World Cup with India

Bangladesh and India will jointly host the 2031 ICC Cricket World Cup, the ICC announced on Monday when they confirmed the host nations for every major ICC men’s limited overs event between 2024 and 2031.
Bangladesh had earlier hosted the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup alongside India and Sri Lanka. In that edition, Bangladesh hosted all six group-stage matches of the

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New Zealand series ends on sour note

Bangladesh end the successful series against New Zealand on a sour note as they lost the fifth and final Twenty20 of the series by 27 runs at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Friday.
Afif Hossain played a lone hand for the Tigers with a valiant unbeaten 49 off 33 balls but could only take them to 134-8 at the end of the 20 overs

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BCB names squad for T20 World cup

Bangladesh Cricket Board on Thursday announced a 15-member squad for the forthcoming Twenty20 World Cup, scheduled to be held in UAE and Oman from October 17 to November 14.
There were no surprises as all the members from the Tigers’ squad in the ongoing New Zealand T20I series and their five-match T20I series against Australia last

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Bangladesh seal maiden T20 series win over New Zealand

After a scintillating bowling display from spinner Nasum Ahmed and left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman, contributions with the bat from Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah Riyad and opener Mohammad Naim helped the Tigers register a convincing six-wicket victory over New Zealand in the fourth T20I at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium inMirpur today

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Tigers eye series win in 3rd T20I against NZ

Bangladesh national cricket team is looking forward to carry on their winning streak against New Zealand as the hosts take on the visitors in their third of the five-match Twenty20 series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium today. With already 2-0 up in the series, the Tigers can register their maiden T20 series win over the Black Caps with a win today. T Sports, GTV and BTV will

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Tigers beat Kiwis by 4 runs in second T20

Bangladesh registered their back-to-back wins over New Zealand as they beat the Black Caps by four runs in the second of the five-match Twenty20 series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Friday.
Chasing a target of 142 runs to win, the tourists managed to score 137-5 in 20 overs.
Win the win, Bangladesh lead the five-match Twenty20 series

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Tigers set to get back to grind

Following a short break after their historic 4-1 T20I series win over Australia last week, the Tigers are all set to return to a busy schedule within the next few days. The cricketers are scheduled to start optional individual training at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur from today, but Mushfiqur Rahim started training a few days back. Selectors are expected to announce the squad for

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