BANGLADESH VS PAKISTAN

  • Pakistan skipper admits shoddy display, vows to hit Bangladesh back 35 minutes ago

    Before the start of Pakistan's Bangladesh tour, former captain Rameez Raja had said that it won't be smooth sailing for Pakistan in what may seem to be a harmless neighbourhood tour. On Friday, Rameez' words proved prophetic as Bangladesh broke a 16-year jinx to beat Pakistan in an ODI. A comfortable...
  • 1st ODI: Bangladesh break 16-year hoodoo, stun Pakistan by 79 runs 15 hours 24 minutes ago

    Dhaka: Bangladesh outplayed Pakistan by 79 runs in the first one-day international in Dhaka on Friday, in only their second win over their rivals in 48 games across all three formats. Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim set up the rare win with impressive centuries as the hosts piled up 329 for...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Pakistan, 1st ODI Yesterday

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Bangladesh have won the toss and have opted to bat against Pakistan in the first ODI. Teams: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Shakib Al Hasan(c), Nasir Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Abul Hasan, Arafat Sunny, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed Pakistan:...
  • 1st ODI: Spotlight on Saeed Ajmal as Pakistan face Bangladesh 2 days ago

    Saeed Ajmal returns to centre stage after almost eight months hoping to strike early form with a remodelled bowling action when Pakistan open their tour of Bangladesh on Friday. The prolific off-spinner became the most high-profile casualty of the International Cricket Council's crackdown on illegal actions when he was suspended from...
  • Yasir Shah ruled out of ODI series against Bangladesh 2 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan leg spinner Yasir Shah has been ruled out of the ODI series against Bangladesh with a hand injury, which he sustained during the one-day practice match against the Bangladesh Board Presidents XI. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed that Yasir had injured his left hand while fielding on Wednesday...
  • Pakistan open Bangladesh tour with one-wicket loss in warm-up 2 days ago

    Pakistan's tour of Bangladesh started off with a one-wicket defeat against Bangladesh Cricket Board XI (BCB XI) in a warm-up game at the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah on Wednesday (April 15). Choosing to bat first, Pakistan made 268 for 9, and then reduced BCB XI to 259 for...
  • Pakistan team arrives in Bangladesh for month-long tour 4 days ago

    Dhaka: The Pakistan cricket team arrived in Dhaka on Monday for the forthcoming series against Bangladesh. The series, spread over almost a month, will include three One-Day Internationals (ODIs), two Tests and a lone Twenty20, reports bdnews24.com. The squad arrived at the Shahjalal International Airport and went straight to Hotel Sonargaon. The ODIs...
  • I am not arrogant and revengeful: Waqar Younis 4 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan cricket's head coach Waqar Younis has hit out at critics and former players branding him as "arrogant" and "revengeful" and said he was a totally patriotic Pakistani. In an exclusive interview on Geo Super sports channel on Monday night, Waqar was responding to questions that he is arrogant with...
  • Injured Sohail Khan ruled out of ODI series against Bangladesh 5 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan fast bowler Sohail Khan has been ruled out of the one-day series against Bangladesh due to a back injury a day before the team was scheduled to depart for Dhaka. The Pakistan Cricket Board says on Sunday that Khan complained of pain in his back during a practice match...
  • Azhar Ali wants Pakistan batsmen to score fast runs 6 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan's new one-day captain Azhar Ali says his batsmen must match the fast pace of modern cricket and score quick runs. The 30-year-old middle order batsman says "definitely cricket these days is going fast and we are surely going to match the pace at the top level." Ali, who played the...
  • Unless we tour big teams, we won't be ready for the top level: Shakib Al Hasan 1 week ago

    Bangladesh had a more than satisfactory 2015 World Cup, knocking England out to make the quarter-finals, where they fought for a while before falling away in the face of the collective muscle of the Indians. Shakib Al Hasan, the biggest star Bangladesh cricket has ever had, had a decent World Cup...
  • Pakistan coach Waqar Younis wants right attitude in 'new era' 1 week ago

    Dhaka: Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis on Friday warned only players with the right attitude will represent the national team as it embarks on a "new era" with their Bangladesh tour next week. Pakistan lost in the quarter-finals to the victorious Australians in the World Cup last month, which was...
  • Promoted Sarfraz Ahmed vows new start for Pakistan April 9, 2015

    Pakistan's fast-rising wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed vowed to take the new-look side to the next level after his elevation to the one-day and Twenty20 vice-captaincy. Under new one-day captain Azhar Ali, Pakistan are hoping for a fresh start when they start their Bangladesh tour next week following the retirement of stalwarts Misbah-ul-Haq...
  • Bangladesh call up uncapped Rony Talukdar for Pakistan ODIs April 8, 2015

    Dhaka: Bangladesh on Wednesday named uncapped opener Rony Talukdar in a 14-man squad for the first two of their three one-day internationals against Pakistan this month. Talukdar has been rewarded for consistent performance in domestic competitions, having top-scored in the Dhaka Premier League with 714 runs at an average of 51...
  • Injured Sohaib Maqsood ruled out of Pakistan squad April 7, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan batsman Sohaib Maqsood has been ruled out of an upcoming one-day international series and Twenty20 match against Bangladesh due to a hand injury. The Pakistan Cricket Board said Maqsood complained of pain in his left hand during a training session on Tuesday and doctors found a tiny fracture just...
  • Mirpur to host all three Pakistan ODIs against Bangladesh April 6, 2015

    Bangalore: Pakistan are scheduled to play three one-day internationals, one Twenty20 International and two Test matches between April 13 and May 11, 2015 in their first full tour of Bangladesh since December 2011, a media release from Bangladesh Cricket Board said on Monday. The ODI team, led by new skipper Azhar...
  • Shakib to captain Bangladesh in first ODI against Pakistan April 6, 2015

    Bangladesh's iconic allrounder Shakib Al Hasan will be doing captain's duty for his team in the first ODI against Pakistan on April 17 since regular skipper Mashrafe Mortaza is serving a one-match suspension. Mortaza was suspended for an ODI due to his team's slow over rate in the ICC World Cup...
  • PCB accepts Bangladesh tour conditions April 5, 2015

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has finally accepted the terms and conditions for its tour of Bangladesh that is now scheduled to begin from April 17. A senior official of the PCB confirmed to PTI on Sunday that they had accepted terms and conditions sent by the Bangladesh cricket...
  • Bangladesh can beat Pakistan: Shakib Al Hasan April 5, 2015

    Shakib Al Hasan believes Bangladesh's new found confidence after the 2015 World Cup will make them favourites for the home series against Pakistan later this month. Bangladesh won three matches, including a famous triumph over England, to secure a berth in the knockout stages of a World Cup for the first...
  • BCB to compensate PCB for postponing tours April 4, 2015

    Dhaka: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will compensate its Pakistani counterpart for postponing two tours in 2012. BCB president Nazmul Hassan said that they want to end the matter by paying Pakistan their due for missing the two tours, adding that the amount could range between $100,000 and $300,000. The announcement comes...
  • Mustafa Kamal's resignation as ICC President lauded, ICC mulls replacement April 4, 2015

    With Bangladesh aggrieved after the controversy surrounding their quarter-final against India at the recently concluded ICC World Cup, followed by the then ICC President Mustafa Kamal being snubbed at the presentation ceremony during the final at MCG, it was only a matter of time for Kamal to put down his...
  • Misbah, Waqar wanted PCB to sideline Shehzad, Akmal for a year April 3, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq and head coach Waqar Younis wanted the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to sideline Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal from the national team for atleast a year to force them to improve their attitudes. According to a report on Geo News channel, Misbah and Waqar in their tour...
  • It won't be smooth sailing for Pakistan in Bangladesh, says Rameez Raja April 3, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's cricket community welcomed the new squads announced for the series in Bangladesh but former Test captain Rameez Raja cautioned the team to expect a tough challenge from the hosts. "Let me tell you clearly that Bangladesh looked a changed and more confident side in the World Cup and their...
  • Disciplinary breach will not be tolerated, says Haroon Rasheed April 3, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's new chief selector Haroon Rasheed hinted that the trio of Umar Akmal, Nasir Jamshed and Ahmed Shehzad was not dropped only because of inconsistent performance but also for disciplinary issues. "The squads for Bangladesh have been picked totally independently by the new selectors without any pressure from anyone. Players...
  • Mustafa Kamal's resignation will not affect ties with India: Bangladesh Cricket Board April 3, 2015

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan said on Friday that he does not believe compatriot Mustafa Kamal's quitting as International Cricket Council (ICC) president will affect cricketing ties between Bangladesh and India. Hassan said the event of Kamal's stepping down was "unfortunate" and that it would have been better if...
  • Shakib Al Hasan confident of performing well against Pakistan April 3, 2015

    Dhaka: Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan on Friday exuded confidence about playing well against Pakistan at home later this year. Pakistan's tour of Bangladesh will begin with a three-match One Day Internationals (ODI) series on April 17, followed by a Twenty20 (April 24) and a two-match Test series beginning on April...
  • Saeed Ajmal returns as Pakistan selectors axe 3 World Cup batsmen April 3, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan offspinner Saeed Ajmal returned in all three formats after clearing his bowling action for the series against Bangladesh, and the new selectors dropped three batsmen from the World Cup squad on Friday. Nasir Jamshed (tournament average 1.66), Umar Akmal (27.33), and Ahmed Shehzad (32.42) were axed, while Younis Khan...
  • ICC accepts Mustafa Kamal's resignation as President April 1, 2015

    The International Cricket Council on Wednesday accepted the resignation of its disgruntled President Mustafa Kamal, who quit the position after being denied the honour of presenting the World Cup winners' trophy. "The International Cricket Council (ICC) today (Wednesday) confirmed that Mr Mustafa Kamal has tendered his resignation as the ICC President...
  • Mustafa Kamal quits as President after Cricket World Cup trophy-handing controversy April 1, 2015

    Mustafa Kamal has decided to quit as the President of International Cricket Council (ICC) in the wake of the Cricket World Cup trophy handing over controversy between him and the ICC. While addressing journalists Kamal made it clear that he is not happy with the chains of events that happened...
  • As it happened: World T20, Pakistan vs Bangladesh March 30, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss and team news: Pakistan have won the toss and opted to bat. One change for Pakistan, Sohail Tanvir replaces Bilawal Bhatti while Bangladesh bring in Abdur Razzak. Pakistan must defeat hosts Bangladesh on Sunday and the defending champions West Indies...