Bangladesh

  • Bangladesh name Shakib, Rubel in Asian Games squad 14 hours 56 minutes ago

    Bangladesh's 15-member squad for the Asian Games has received a fillip with star allrounder Shakib Al Hasan and fast bowler Rubel Hossain brought in as replacements for offspinner Sohag Gazi and paceman Al-Amin Hossain who have come under the ICC radar clamping down on bowlers with suspect action. The Games...
  • West Indies' Darren Bravo fined by ICC Yesterday

    Dubai: West Indies player Darren Bravo has been found guilty of breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) Code of Conduct during the fourth and final day's play in the second Test against Bangladesh in St. Lucia. He was fined 30 percent of his match fee for breaching Article 2.1.8 of the...
  • 2nd Test: Benn takes five as West Indies thrash Bangladesh by 296 runs to win series 2-0 Yesterday

    Veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul completed his 30th Test century and left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn followed with 5 for 72 on Tuesday as the West Indies defeated Bangladesh by 296 runs late on day four of the second Test. The West Indies, playing their landmark 500th Test, swept the two-Test series 2-0. Chanderpaul's unbeaten...
  • Bangladesh says Bitcoin users could be jailed for up to 12 years 2 days ago

    Dhaka: Bangladesh's central bank warned against dealing in bitcoin, saying anybody caught using the virtual currency could be jailed under the country's strict anti-money laundering laws. The Bangladesh Bank, which regulates the impoverished country's banking industry, said it issued the order after reports in local media of Bitcoin transactions through various...
  • 2nd Test: Chanderpaul fifty puts West Indies in control 2 days ago

    Shivnarine Chanderpaul's phenomenal run of form against Bangladesh continued with the veteran West Indies batsman unbeaten on 63 in guiding his team to 4-208, an overall lead of 427, at stumps on the third day of the second and final Test at the Beausejour Stadium on Monday. After captain Denesh Ramdin...
  • 2nd Test: Kemar Roach dismantles Bangladesh on Day 2 3 days ago

    Kemar Roach took 5 for 33 as Bangladesh slumped to 104 for seven at stumps on the second day of the second and final Test against the West Indies at the Beausejour Stadium on Sunday. Bangladesh still trail their hosts' first innings score by 276 runs. Mahmudullah will continue in the morning...
  • 2nd Test: Opening stand guides WI to 246 for 3 on day one 4 days ago

    St. Lucia: Opening batsmen Leon Johnson and Kraigg Brathwaite hit half-centuries as the West Indies built a strong first-day total of 246 for 3 against Bangladesh in the second Test at Beausejour Stadium on Saturday. Left-hander Johnson, on debut, compiled 66 off 162 balls. He struck five fours and a six. Brathwaite,...
  • Sheikh Hasina, Narendra Modi likely to meet on UNGA sidelines: Bangladesh official 5 days ago

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to hold first meeting with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on September 27 on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, a foreign ministry official said on Saturday. "The two prime ministers are likely to hold their...
  • History-maker Chanderpaul cherishes West Indies' 500th Test 5 days ago

    West Indies' most capped player, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, is cherishing the 500th Test to be played by the regional side, and says it is a reminder of the rich cricketing heritage of the Caribbean. The second and final Test against Bangladesh starting on Saturday will signal the historic landmark and Chanderpaul says...
  • West Indies hunt series win in historic 500th Test 5 days ago

    Gros Islet: The West Indies will hope to mark their 500th Test with a victory when they face Bangladesh in the second and final Test at the Beausejour Cricket Ground here Saturday. They swept aside the visitors by 10 wickets in the first encounter at Arnos Vale last week and with...
  • Gayle unavailable for second Test against Bangladesh 6 days ago

    Gros Islet (St. Lucia): The West Indies will have to do without talismanic opener Chris Gayle for the second and final Test against Bangladesh starting Saturday at the Beausejour Cricket Ground. The left-hander was not named in the 13-man squad announced late Thursday, with Guyana left-hander Leon Johnson called up as...
  • Bangladesh pacer Al-Amin Hossain reported for illegal action September 10, 2014

    Dubai: Just a day after ace Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal was handed a bowling ban for illegal action, Bangladesh pacer Al-Amin Hossain has been reported for chucking during his side's 10-wicket loss against West Indies in St Vincent. With new and stringent rules in place, the International Cricket Council (ICC) is...
  • I am enjoying my bowling, says Sulieman Benn September 10, 2014

    Kingstown: West Indies bowler Sulieman Benn says he has been improving as a spinner since his return to the Test side after a gap of four years. The left-arm orthodox spinner grabbed 5/39 to help bowl out Bangladesh for 182 in their first innings of the first Test against the West...
  • West Indies skipper Denesh Ramdin wants better catching from team September 10, 2014

    Kingstown: West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin has appealed to his team to improve on their fielding ahead of the second cricket Test against Bangladesh, starting in St. Lucia on Saturday. Bangladesh's resistance was assisted by sloppy West Indies fielding, with five catches going down, despite the Caribbean side's 10-wicket win in...
  • Curtly Ambrose praises pacer Shannon Gabriel September 10, 2014

    West Indies bowling consultant Curtly Ambrose has praised the performance of pacer Shannon Gabriel in the first cricket Test against Bangladesh which ended on Tuesday. The Trinidad and Tobago fast bowler finished with three wickets in the match which the West Indies won comprehensively by 10 wickets before the fifth day's...
  • India, Bangladesh sign MoU for enhanced cooperation in traditional medicine September 10, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh and India have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the fields of traditional medicine like Ayurveda and Unani, as World Health Organisation decided to lay an extra focus on the issue as an "important part of healthcare" in the region. The two countries inked...
  • 1st Test: West Indies thrash Bangladesh by 10 wickets September 9, 2014

    Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim completed his third Test century but could not prevent West Indies from romping to a 10-wicket victory early on day five of the opening Test match at Arnos Vale Sports Complex on Tuesday. Mushfiqur was last man out for 116 as Bangladesh, 256 for 5 overnight, was...
  • Live Score: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 5 September 9, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 Round-up: Captain Mushfiqur Rahim struck an unbeaten 70 on Monday as Bangladesh batted doggedly to reach 256 for 5 in their second innings on day four as they faced an uphill battle to save the first Test against...
  • Harsh Vardhan seeks Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina's support in taming vector-borne diseases September 9, 2014

    Dhaka: India on Tuesday sought Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's support in combating many vector-borne diseases and providing "the highest standards of health care" to people in South Asia. "I seek your valuable support in traversing a path where we can attain the highest standards of health not only for...
  • 1st Test: Mushfiqur Rahim leads Bangladesh fightback on Day 4 September 9, 2014

    Kingstown: Captain Mushfiqur Rahim struck an unbeaten 70 on Monday as Bangladesh batted doggedly to reach 256 for 5 in their second innings on day four as they faced an uphill battle to save the first Test against the West Indies at Arnos Vale Sports Complex. The tourists, forced to follow...
  • 1st Test: Benn takes five as West Indies skittle Bangladesh for 182 on Day 3 September 8, 2014

    Left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn claimed 5 for 39 on Sunday as the West Indies bowled out Bangladesh for 182 to take a first innings lead of 302 after three days of the first Test. The hosts are likely to enforce the follow-on for the fourth day on Monday. Benn got good support...
  • Kraigg Brathwaite hails Shivnarine Chanderpaul after maiden double century September 7, 2014

    Kingstown: West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite has credited his hero Shivnarine Chanderpaul for helping him record his maiden Test double century against Bangladesh in the first Test. The 21-year-old Brathwaite spent 38 nervous balls in the 190s before finally breaking the shackles by sweeping off-spinner Mahmudullah square to reach his landmark...
  • 1st Test: Brathwaite double ton drives WI to 407 for 3 September 7, 2014

    Arnos Vale: Opener Kraigg Brathwaite compiled an unbeaten 205 as the West Indies reached 407 for 3 against Bangladesh at the close of a rain-hit second day of the opening Test at Arnos Vale Sports Complex on Saturday. The hosts, 264 for 3 overnight, were stalled by persistent morning rain that...
  • Bangladesh sacrifices UNSC candidacy for Japan September 6, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh has withdrawn its candidature for a rotational UN Security Council seat in favour of Japan, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced. The announcement came at a joint briefing with her Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on Saturday, bdnews24.com reported. In a first visit to Bangladesh by any Japanese prime minister in...
  • Windies opener Kraigg Brathwaite eyeing something bigger September 6, 2014

    Kingstown: West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite said he is not yet satisfied with his unbeaten century against Bangladesh on the opening day of the first Test and is anxious to convert it into something even bigger. The 21-year-old unfurled a patient unbeaten 123 on the opening day at Arnos Vale on...
  • 1st Test: Brathwaite century puts West Indies in charge September 6, 2014

    Opener Kraigg Braithwaite's confident unbeaten 123 led West Indies to 264 for 3 at the close on the opening day of the first Test against Bangladesh in Kingstown, St. Vincent on Friday. Barbadian Brathwaite shared a commanding 116-run opening partnership with Chris Gayle as the home side made a strong start...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 1 September 6, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Bangladesh won the toss and opted to field. PLAYING XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Shamsur Rahman, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim(w/c), Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Shuvagata Hom, Taijul Islam, Al-Amin Hossain, Rubel Hossain West Indies: Chris Gayle, Kraigg Brathwaite, Kirk Edwards, Shivnarine...
  • West Indies set to extend dominance over Bangladesh in Test series September 4, 2014

    Kingstown: West Indies and Bangladesh commence a two-Test series at the Arnos Vale Stadium in St Vincent on Friday with the hosts heavily favoured to extend their dominance over the visitors from the preceding limited-over matches. The visitors may take some heart in returning to the scene of an historic Test...
  • India grants one-year visa to Taslima Nasreen September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Controversial writer Taslima Nasreen, living in exile since 1994, has been given one-year visa by the Centre and allowed to stay in India till August 2015. The 51-year-old writer was last month given two months temporary visa after the Home Ministry decided to initiate a verification process of her...
  • Book paints the stories of Indian fighter pilots from 1971 war August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The heroism, gallantry, flying skills and unmovable determination displayed by Indian fighter pilots during the 1971 liberation war of Bangladesh is the subject of a new book. Recounted in third person by Dhirendra S Jafa, Wing Commander (Retd.) Indian Air Force, Death Wasn't Painful, brought by Sage books, salutes...