BANGLADESH VS PAKISTAN

  • Chop and change policy hurting Pakistan cricket: Wasim Akram 2 hours 23 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Pakistan bowling legend Wasim Akram on Tuesday said the frequent dropping of players instead of disciplining or managing them was hurting Pakistan cricket. The pacer, who along with former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar participated in an interactive event at a school here, said he was yet to be approached by...
  • 2nd Test: Buoyant Bangladesh eye maiden win over Pakistan 6 hours 49 minutes ago

    Dhaka: Bangladesh hope to build on their new-found confidence by securing their first-ever Test victory over Pakistan when the second and final match starts in Dhaka on Wednesday. The Tigers are buoyed by a remarkable fightback in the drawn first Test in Khulna where they avoided defeat for the first time...
  • Bangladesh paceman Rubel Hossain out of second Pakistan test 7 hours 6 minutes ago

    Bangladesh fast bowler Rubel Hossain has been ruled out of the second test against Pakistan starting on Wednesday due to a side strain, the country's cricket board said. Rubel will be replaced by paceman Abul Hasan, who has played three tests for Bangladesh, the last more than two years ago against...
  • Bangladesh have made a mark in international cricket, says coach Yesterday

    Bangladesh's superb rearguard action that led to an unlikely draw in the first Test against Pakistan last week could well be the "turning point" their coach believes will inspire the side to build on a brilliant run of form. Considered one of the minnows among the 10 test playing nations, Bangladesh's...
  • ICC fines Bangladesh, Pakistan players for heated pitch argument Yesterday

    Dhaka: Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and Pakistani paceman Wahab Riaz were fined Sunday for a heated on pitch argument during the final day of the drawn first Test between the sides. Hasan and Riaz had 30 percent of their match wages docked for breaching the International Cricket Council's code of...
  • 'Embarassing' Pakistan need wholesale revamp: Rameez Raja Yesterday

    Dhaka: Former Pakistan batsman and current commentator Rameez Raja has labelled the country's slide to their lowest-ever One-Day International (ODI) rankings as an "embarrassment" and insisted that the country needs a revamp of its cricket structure. Pakistan dropped to ninth in the rankings following a 0-3 series whitewash by Bangladesh and...
  • Bangladesh's record-breaking comeback holds Pakistan to a draw 3 days ago

    Bangladesh: Opener Tamim Iqbal hit 206 to lead Bangladesh to its first ever Test draw against rival Pakistan on Saturday. Starting the final day on 273-0, Bangladesh finished its second innings on 555-6 - capping an impressive comeback from a 296-run deficit after Pakistan's massive first innings of 628 all out...
  • Tamim, Kayes stitch best opening stand in second innings of a Test 3 days ago

    You can't blame a team thinking of a Test win after taking a 296-run lead, but the way Bangladesh openers Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes thwarted Pakistan's charge in the first Test, it had to be something special. The duo, though, made it extra special - with a world record...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 5 3 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 Report: Unbeaten centuries by openers Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes helped Bangladesh to virtually wipe out a massive first-innings deficit after bowling out Pakistan for 628 on the fourth day Friday of the first cricket Test. Tamim, on 138,...
  • 1st Test: Tamim, Kayes centuries thwart Pakistan's charge on Day 4 4 days ago

    Khulna: Unbeaten centuries by openers Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes helped Bangladesh to virtually wipe out a massive first-innings deficit after bowling out Pakistan for 628 on the fourth day Friday of the first cricket Test. Tamim, on 138, and Kayes, on 132, propelled Bangladesh to 273 without loss at stumps,...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 4 4 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page Day 3 Round-up: Opener Mohammad Hafeez hit a career best 224 as Pakistan piled up a mammoth 537 for 5 at stumps on the third day of the first Test against Bangladesh on Thursday. Asad Shafiq and Sarfraz Khan both remained...
  • 1st Test: Hafeez double ton puts Pakistan in command on Day 3 5 days ago

    Opener Mohammad Hafeez hit a career best 224 as Pakistan piled up a mammoth 537 for 5 at stumps on the third day of the first Test against Bangladesh on Thursday. Asad Shafiq and Sarfraz Khan both remained not out on 51, steering Pakistan's lead to 205. Bangladesh were bowled out...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 3 5 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page Day 2 Round-up: Opener Mohammed Hafeez was 137 not out in powering Pakistan to 227 for one and 105 runs behind Bangladesh after two days of the first Test. Hafeez reached his third century in three Tests, and eighth overall, with...
  • Bilawal Bhatti to replace Rahat Ali in Bangladesh Test squad 5 days ago

    Karachi: Bilawal Bhatti will replace Rahat Ali, down with an injury, for the second Test of Pakistan's tour of Bangladesh, it was confirmed on Wednesday (April 29). A Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) spokesperson said that Bhatti, the allrounder, would fly across from Sri Lanka, where is part of the touring Pakistan...
  • 1st Test: Hafeez century puts Pakistan in control against Bangladesh 6 days ago

    Khulna: Opener Mohammed Hafeez was 137 not out in powering Pakistan to 227 for one and 105 runs behind Bangladesh after two days of the first cricket Test on Wednesday. Bangladesh resumed their first innings on 236 for four and was bowled out for 332 three overs after lunch. Hafeez reached his...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 2 6 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page Day 1 Round-up: Mominul Haque steered Bangladesh to 236 for 4 against Pakistan, hitting a well-composed 80 before falling at the end of the first day. Haque, who struck eight fours in his 162 ball-knock, joined Sachin Tendulkar and England's John...
  • Waqar Younis not stepping down as Pakistan coach 6 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's embattled head coach Waqar Younis has made it clear that he has no intentions of stepping down from his post in the wake of the team's abject surrender in the limited over series in Bangladesh. Waqar told Geo news channel today that everyone has a job to do according...
  • 1st Test: Bangladesh end Day 1 on 236 for 4 against Pakistan 1 week ago

    Khulna: Mominul Haque steered Bangladesh to 236-4 against Pakistan, hitting a well-composed 80 before falling at the end of the first day of the opening test on Tuesday. Haque, who struck eight fours in his 162 ball-knock, joined Sachin Tendulkar and England's John Edrich in scoring a half-century in 10 successive...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Pakistan, 1st Test, Day 1 1 week ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page TOSS: Bangladesh opted to bat against Pakistan. Playing XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk/capt), Soumya Sarkar, Shuvagata Hom, Taijul Islam, Rubel Hossain, Mohammad Shahid Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Sami Aslam, Azhar Ali, Younis Khan, Misbah-ul-Haq (capt),...
  • Will quit if I am a burden on the team: Shahid Afridi 1 week ago

    Karachi: Flamboyant Pakistan allrounder Shahid Afridi has said he is ready to retire from international cricket the day he feels he is a burden on the team. Afridi, 35, announced retirement from One-day Internationals after the World Cup while he had quit Test cricket in 2010. He recently announced that he...
  • Pakistan bank on seniors to bounce back from 'lowest point' April 27, 2015

    With Misbah-ul-Haq returning to take over the captaincy, a beleaguered Pakistan will hope to bounce back from their "lowest point" in international cricket in the two-test series against Bangladesh starting at Khulna on Tuesday. Bangladesh won their first one-day international against Pakistan in 16 years before going on to make a...
  • Bangladesh call up uncapped Shahid for first Pakistan Test April 27, 2015

    Bangladesh included uncapped fast bowler Mohammad Shahid in their 14-man squad announced on Saturday for the first Test against Pakistan in Khulna. The 26-year-old right-armer, who has 56 first-class wickets to his credit, joins batsman Litton Das and all-rounder Soumya Sarkar in making their Test debuts. Das was part of the Bangladesh...
  • Zaheer Abbas wants Waqar Younis to step down as head coach April 26, 2015

    Karachi: Batting great Zaheer Abbas on Sunday joined the chorus of former cricketers who have demanded the stepping down of head coach Waqar Younis after the humiliating defeats of the national team in Bangladesh in the ODIs and T20 International matches. "There is no doubt that Waqar was a great cricketer...
  • Waqar Younis interacts with players after Bangladesh drubbing April 26, 2015

    Karachi: Fed up with the spate of defeats in Bangladesh, Pakistan's head coach Waqar Younis and his deputy Mushtaq Ahmed have had a heart-to-heart to talk with the players and asked them whether they were satisfied with their coaching methods. A source close to the Pakistan team told PTI that after...
  • Bangladesh cricket team to receive money, flats, cars April 25, 2015

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday announced that flats and cars along with prize money will be given to the national cricket team for its brilliant performance in the World Cup and home series against Pakistan. Bangladesh's clinical 3-0 One-Day International (ODI) series sweep and maiden T20 International win...
  • Mortaza, Afridi praise Bangladesh debutant Mustafizur Rahman April 25, 2015

    Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman bowled superbly on debut in the lone Twenty20 International against Pakistan and both the captains had some special words for him. Mustafizur returned with 2/20 from four overs on Friday that helped the home team to their first T20I win over Pakistan by seven wickets at the...
  • Injured Rahat Ali out of Test series against Bangladesh April 25, 2015

    Karachi: Vanquished in ODIs, Pakistan suffered a blow ahead of the Test series against Bangladesh when left-arm paceman Rahat Ali was ruled out with a hamstring injury. With the two-Test series due to start on April 28, the Pakistan Cricket board said Rahat had yet not recovered from a hamstring injury...
  • Bangladesh name squad for first Test against Pakistan April 25, 2015

    Litton Kumar Das and Soumya Sarkar, both top-order batsmen, and Mohammad Shahid, the right-arm paceman, were the uncapped players included in the 14-man Bangladesh squad for the first Test against Pakistan. Das, a wicketkeeper-batsman, has scored five first-class centuries and ended as the second-highest run-getter in the domestic one-day competition with...
  • Sabbir, Shakib star as Bangladesh crush Pakistan in one-off T20I April 24, 2015

    Shakib Al Hasan and Sabbir Rahman struck unbeaten half-centuries to lead Bangladesh to a comfortable seven-wicket victory over Pakistan in the lone Twenty20 on Friday. Bangladesh's first T20 win over Pakistan in eight matches followed a first series triumph in the one-day internationals. The two-test series starts on Tuesday. Shakib was...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Pakistan, One-off T20I April 24, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Pakistan have won the toss and have opted to bat against Bangladesh in one-off T20. Teams: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Arafat Sunny, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez,...