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  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 3rd Test, Day 5 November 16, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Bangladesh are on course for a 3-0 series sweep after setting Zimbabwe a winning target of 449 runs on the fourth day of the third Test on Saturday. Zimbabwe reached 71 for 1 at stumps. Sikandar Raza is on 43...
  • Indian women thrash Bangladesh 5-1 in SAFF football November 15, 2014

    India team thrashed Bangladesh 5-1 in a Group A match of the third SAFF Women's Football Championship on Saturday. After going into the breather with a narrow 1-0 lead, the Indian eves dished out a dominating performance in the second period and found the opposition net as many as four times...
  • 3rd Test: Bangladesh set Zimbabwe 449 to win November 15, 2014

    Chittagong: Bangladesh are on course for a 3-0 series sweep after setting Zimbabwe a winning target of 449 runs on the fourth day of the third Test on Saturday. The African nation's highest successful run chase was 162 against Pakistan in 1998. Zimbabwe reached 71 for 1 at stumps. Sikandar Raza is...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 3rd Test, Day 4 November 15, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: Bangladesh reached 23 for 0 without trouble and extended their lead to 152 after bowling out Zimbabwe for 374 on the third day. Imrul Kayes was batting on 11 with Tamim Iqbal on 8 at stumps, as Bangladesh...
  • 3rd Test: Bangladesh lead Zimbabwe by 152 runs after Day 3 November 14, 2014

    Chittagong: Bangladesh reached 23-0 without trouble and extended their lead to 152 after bowling out Zimbabwe for 374 on the third day of the third Test on Friday. Imrul Kayes was batting on 11 with Tamim Iqbal on 8 at stumps, as Bangladesh chase a first 3-0 series sweep. Legspinner Jubair Hossain...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 3rd Test, Day 3 November 14, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Round-up: Zimbabwe's top order came good to put up a strong reply to Bangladesh's huge first innings total of 503 on the second day. Opener Sikandar Raza remained unbeaten on 54 and Hamilton Masakadza was on 51 as the...
  • Burdwan blast case: Probe trail reaches Jharkhand November 13, 2014

    Ranchi: The probe trail in Burdwan blast case has now reached Jharkhand. National Investigation Agency on Thursday interrogated Harun and Mohammad Hussain, the two aides of Jamaat operatives Sajid and Amjad who were arrested recently. The interrogation of these Jamaat operatives zeroed in on the names of these two individuals. The...
  • Burdwan blast: National Investigation Agency to visit Dhaka on November 17 November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) will be visiting Bangladesh on November 17 to brief the authorities in Dhaka and also seek cooperation of that country to unravel all plans of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror outfit. After getting necessary sanction, a team of NIA, headed by an officer...
  • 3rd Test: Zimbabwe make spirited reply to Bangladesh's 503 November 13, 2014

    Zimbabwe's top order came good to put up a strong reply to Bangladesh's huge first innings total of 503 on the second day of the third and final Test in Chittagong on Thursday. Opener Sikandar Raza remained unbeaten on 54 and Hamilton Masakadza was on 51 as the tourists reached 113-1...
  • Bangladeshi fugitive war criminal tribunal sentenced to death November 13, 2014

    Dhaka: A special Bangladeshi tribunal on Thursday sentenced to death a fugitive Islamist opposition leader for crimes against humanity and siding with Pakistani troops during the 1971 liberation war, in yet another verdict against Islamist war criminals. The International Crimes Tribunal 1 of Bangladesh handed down the death sentence in absentia...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 3rd Test, Day 2 November 13, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Round-up: Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes scored centuries in a record opening stand and led Bangladesh to a commanding 303 for 2 against Zimbabwe on Day 1. Kayes struck a career-best 130 while Iqbal made 109. Their stand of...
  • 3rd Test: Tamim, Imrul tons take Bangladesh to 303 for 2 at stumps on Day 1 November 12, 2014

    Chittagong: Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes scored centuries in a record opening stand and led Bangladesh to a commanding 303 for 2 against Zimbabwe on the first day of the third cricket Test on Wednesday. Kayes struck a career-best 130 while Iqbal made 109. Their stand of 224 surpassed Bangladesh's previous...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 3rd Test, Day 1 November 12, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh opted to bat against Zimbabwe at Chittagong Playing XIs: Zimbabwe: Sikandar Raza, Brian Chari, Hamilton Masakadza, Brendan Taylor(capt), Craig Ervine, Elton Chigumbura, Regis Chakabva(wk), Tinashe Panyangara, Natsai Mushangwe, Richmond Mutumbami, Shingirai Masakadza Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Shakib...
  • Bangladesh aim to sweep Test series against Zimbabwe November 11, 2014

    Chittagong: Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim warned his side against being complacent when the hosts begin the final Test against Zimbabwe in Chittagong from Wednesday aiming for a 3-0 series whitewash. Bangladesh posted a tense three-wicket win in the first Test in Dhaka, before routing the tourists by 162 runs in the...
  • Burdwan blast: Key conspirator Amjed arrested from West Bengal November 10, 2014

    Kolkata: In a major breakthrough in Burdwan blast case, security agencies on Monday arrested Amjad, one of the key conspirator, in connection to October 2 blast from West Bengal. The West Bengal police had arrested the main accused of the incident Sajid, a Bangladeshi national and stated to be...
  • Zimbabwe spinner Malcolm Waller reported for illegal bowling action November 8, 2014

    Dubai: Zimbabwe offspinner Malcolm Waller has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during his side's defeat in the second Test against Bangladesh in Khulna. The Zimbabwe bowler must undergo testing within 21 days, ICC said in a release on Saturday. The match officials' report, which was handed over to the...
  • Shakib Al Hasan joins Test elite with rare all-round feat November 8, 2014

    Allrounder Shakib Al Hasan became the third man to hit a hundred and take 10 wickets in the same match as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 162 runs in the second Test to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Zimbabwe, who lost the first Test in Dhaka by three...
  • Burdwan blast: Key conspirator Zia ul Haq arrested from Malda in West Bengal November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday evening arrested key conspirator of Burdwan blast Zia ul Haq from Malda in West Bengal. The arrested terrorist is associated to Sadiq who is the alleged mastermind. Two Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh terrorists were killed in a blast at a TMC supporter's home in Burdwan...
  • 2nd Test: Shakib stars as Bangladesh thump Zimbabwe to win series November 7, 2014

    KHULNA: Shakib Al Hasan became the third cricketer in Test history to score a century and haul in 10 wickets as he steered Bangladesh to a 162-run win over Zimbabwe on the last day of the second Test on Friday. Shakib claimed 5 for 44 in the second innings to help...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Day 5 November 7, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Shakib's match haul of 10 wickets plus a century helped Bangladesh thump Zimbabwe by 162 runs and win series 2-0. Day 4 Round-up: All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan followed his century with a five-wicket haul as Bangladesh pushed for victory in the...
  • 2nd Test: Bangladesh lead Zimbabwe by 266 on Day 4 November 6, 2014

    Khulna: Bangladesh recovered from a mini collapse in the middle order to reach 201 for 5 and stretch their lead over Zimbabwe to 266 at stumps Thursday on the fourth day. Mahmudullah on 63 will resume the fifth day with Shuvagat Hom, who was on 23. Malcolm Waller was the most...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Day 4 November 6, 2014

    Fifties by Mominul (54) and Mahmudullah (63*) helped Bangladesh overcome Waller's late strikes to reach 201/5 in their 2nd innings at stumps on Day 4. (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: Hamilton Masakadza (154*) and Chakabva (75*) added 142 runs for the sixth wicket...
  • 2nd Test: Masakadza, Chakabva stage Zimbabwe fightback on Day 3 November 5, 2014

    Hamilton Masakadza's career-best 154 not out helped Zimbabwe cruise to 331-5 and trail Bangladesh by only 102 runs on the first innings after three days of the second Test on Wednesday. Masakadza, the No. 3 batsman, was joined by wicketkeeper Regis Chakabva at 189-5 in the shaky second session, and together...
  • ICC clears Bangladesh pacer Al-Amin's bowling action November 5, 2014

    Dubai: Bangladesh's medium pacer Al-Amin Hossain's bowling action on Wednesday was cleared by the International Cricket Council (ICC), which also allowed the bowler to resume international cricket. "The bowling action of Bangladesh fast bowler has been found to be legal following an independent test and the player can continue to bowl...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Day 3 November 5, 2014

    Hamilton Masakadza (154*) and Chakabva (75*) added 142 runs for the sixth wicket to take Zim to 331/5 at stumps on Day 3 in response to Bangladesh's 433. (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Zimbabwe batted cautiously to reach 53 for 1 at stumps in response to...
  • 2nd Test: Tamim, Shakib tons prop up Bangladesh on Day 2 November 4, 2014

    Khulna: Centuries by Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal were complemented by a Zimbabwe wicket as Bangladesh finished the second day of the second cricket Test on Tuesday in a great position to win the series. Bangladesh, having amassed 430 in their first innings, led by 380 runs after the visitors...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Day 2 November 4, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day One Roundup: Opener Tamim Iqbal's restrained batting helped Bangladesh reach 193 for 3 on the first day of the second Test against Zimbabwe on Monday. At stumps, Iqbal was 74 not out with Shakib Al Hasan on 13, leaving the...
  • 2nd Test: Dogged Tamim defies Zimbabwe to take Bangladesh to 193/3 November 3, 2014

    Khulna: Opener Tamim Iqbal's restrained batting helped Bangladesh reach 193 for 3 on the first day of the second Test against Zimbabwe on Monday. At stumps, Iqbal was 74 not out with Shakib Al Hasan on 13, leaving the Zimbabwe bowlers frustrated. Mahmudullah was the other notable scorer with 56. Iqbal made...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Day 1 November 3, 2014

    Tamim Iqbal's 250-ball stay saw him score 74* on day one as the hosts made slow progress but limited Zimbabwe to just three wickets. Lunch Report, Day 1: Bangladesh batted steadily to reach 62-1 at lunch on the first day of the second Test against Zimbabwe on Monday. Tamim Iqbal was batting...
  • Bangladesh media doyen gets death sentence for 1971 war crimes November 2, 2014

    Dhaka: Top leader of fundamentalist Jamaat- e-Islami party and Bangladeshi media tycoon Mir Quasem Ali was sentenced to death on Sunday by a special war crimes court for atrocities he committed during the 1971 independence war against Pakistan, days after the party's chief was given capital punishment on identical charges. "He...