Bangladesh

  • Mushfiqur Rahim apologises for Bangladesh's defeat June 18, 2014

    Mirpur: At a loss to explain the humiliation inflicted on his team by India in the second one-dayer, Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim has apologised to the fans for the "shameful" display. Bangladesh did well to restrict India to 105 but their batting collapsed spectacularly, folding up for 58 runs after being...
  • Stuart Binny breaks Anil Kumble's 21-year-old ODI record June 18, 2014

    Mirpur: Surprised to find his name among the top-10 bowling performances of all time after breaking Anil Kumble's 21-year-old record, Indian allrounder Stuart Binny said seaming conditions played a huge role in his haul of 6 for 4 against Bangladesh. Binny's brilliant performance helped India defend a meagre 105 against the...
  • Stuart Binny's 4.4-over mayhem that sunk Bangladesh June 19, 2014

    At 39/2 in 9 overs chasing 106 to win 41, Taskin Ahmed must have been rehearsing his speech for the presentation ceremony - after all he took 5/28 on debut to decimate world champions India. But the introduction of Stuart Binny changed it all. On Tuesday, Binny, playing just his third...
  • 2nd ODI: Record-breaker Binny helps India defend 105 to beat Bangladesh by 47 runs June 17, 2014

    A dream debut for 19-year-old fast bowler Taskin Ahmed was undone by Bangladesh batsmen who failed to chase a paltry total of 105 after Stuart Binny's record-breaking spell of 6 for 4 sparked a collapse that kept Bangladesh from winning their first ODI of 2014. In the end, the hosts...
  • Live Score: Bangladesh opt to field, Binny in for India June 17, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim may feel that sans players like MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, it's almost India A touring Bangladesh; but the way the visitors chased a challenging 272 and eventually won the rain-curtailed first ODI via...
  • 2nd ODI: Bangladesh wary as India eye series win June 17, 2014

    Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim may feel that sans players like MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, it's almost India A touring Bangladesh; but the way the visitors chased a challenging 272 and eventually won the rain-curtailed first ODI via D/L method, Rahim was made to eat his words. Bangladesh haven't...
  • We don't want to put too much pressure on ourselves: Ajinkya Rahane June 16, 2014

    Mirpur: Having guided India to a comfortable seven-wicket victory against Bangladesh, the talented Ajinkya Rahane said that he would like focus on one match at a time without looking too far ahead. "This (series) is a great opportunity for everyone to just express themselves. We don't want to put too much...
  • 1st ODI: Uthappa, Rahane lead India to 7-wicket win over Bangladesh June 15, 2014

    Mirpur: Ajinkya Rahane anchored his innings to perfection in the company of comeback man Robin Uthappa and guided India to a comfortable seven-wicket victory in a rain-truncated first ODI against Bangladesh here on Sunday. Chasing a target of 273 in 50 overs, India were cruising along at 100 for 1 in...
  • Parvez Rasool becomes first J&K player to play for India June 15, 2014

    Mirpur : Off-spinner Parvez Rasool on Saturday became the first cricketer from Jammu and Kashmir to represent India in a One-Day International when he took the field against Bangladesh in the series-opener. The 25-year-old, who hails from the town of Bij Behara in the southern Kashmir valley district of Anantnag, was...
  • Live Score, Ban vs Ind: Bangladesh opt to bat in the 1st ODI June 15, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) While the whole world is in the grip of football World Cup fever, India arranged a last-minute ODI series in Bangladesh before the testing tour of England, but the three-match rubber starting Sunday isn't trivial, for it provides the fringe...
  • We need to try a lot of players before the World Cup: Raina June 14, 2014

    Mirpur: India's stand-in captain Suresh Raina on Saturday said the three-match ODI series against Bangladesh will be a good opportunity for trying out new players ahead of next year's 50-over World Cup. Defending ODI world champions India play the hosts in the first game here on Sunday. "The World Cup is coming...
  • Forget defeats and be positive: Mushfiqur tells teammates June 14, 2014

    Mirpur: A prolonged winless run has dented their morale but Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim on Saturday urged his team-mates to display positive body language in the three-match ODI series against India from Sunday as he feels it will translate into good performance. "We lost seven one-dayers this year and in terms...
  • 1st ODI: Golden chance for India youngsters, Bangladesh eye redemption June 15, 2014

    While the whole world is in the grip of football World Cup fever, India arranged a last-minute ODI series in Bangladesh before the testing tour of England, but the three-match rubber starting Sunday isn't trivial, for it provides the fringe Indian players a chance to prove their mettle in the...
  • Star Sports to telecast Bangladesh-India ODI series June 14, 2014

    The three-match ODI series between India and Bangladesh will be covered live by the Star Sports. Former India opening batsman Aakash Chopra tweeted that Star Sports would be telecasting the Bangladesh vs India series. "India v Bangladesh ODI series will be on Star network. Commentary in both English and Hindi...
  • Indian youngsters look to shine in Bangladesh June 14, 2014

    India's fringe players will have a chance to impress the selectors in the build-up to next year's cricket World Cup on Sunday when they begin a short one-day series tour to Bangladesh. The visitors are without eight regulars, including captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and the prolific Virat Kohli, for the...
  • Suresh Raina-led Team India leaves for Bangladesh June 13, 2014

    Kolkata A 15-member India team captained by Suresh Raina left for Dhaka to take part in a three-match ODI series against Bangladesh starting on Sunday. India have picked a second string squad for the short tour with regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma among others being...
  • Series against India good chance to shrug off bad form: Tamim Iqbal June 13, 2014

    Dhaka Aiming to upstage a depleted Indian team in the upcoming three-ODI series, Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal said the matches provide the perfect opportunity for the home side to shrug off the recent run of poor form. Bangladesh have endured a series of defeats cutting across all formats of the...
  • Bangladesh says ICC let fixed matches to go ahead June 13, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh has accused anti-corruption investigators from the International Cricket Council of allowing a match in a scandal-plagued Twenty20 tournament to go ahead even though it knew it was fixed. A report from a special tribunal set up by the Bangladesh board said the ICC's Anti Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU)...
  • Live telecast of India's ODI series against Bangladesh looks doubtful June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The FIFA World Cup is all set to affect the three-match ODI series between a second-string India and Bangladesh starting June 15 with Indian broadcasters showing little interest in buying the rights for the live telecast of the series. According to a report published by ESPNCricinfo, "Lack of interest...
  • New coach vows turnaround in Bangladesh woes June 11, 2014

    Dhaka: New Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusinghe said on Tuesday he wanted to turn international cricket's whipping boys into match-winners at home and abroad as he took up one of the toughest jobs in the game. The Sri Lankan, who previously coached the Sydney Thunder Twenty20 team, has taken over from Australian...
  • Sushma Swaraj may head to Bangladesh for her maiden overseas trip: sources June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj may head to Bangladesh for her maiden overseas trip after assuming office, say sources. While dates of Swaraj's visit are yet to be finalized, indications are that she will go to Dhaka in June itself. Earlier in the week, External Affairs Ministry...
  • Sushma Swaraj likely to visit Bangladesh this month June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is likely to visit Bangladesh this month-end in her what could be her first stand-alone bilateral visit to a South Asian country since assuming charge. While dates of Swaraj's visit are yet to be finalized, indications are that she will go to Dhaka this...
  • Bangladesh pick uncapped Taskin, Mithun for India series June 5, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh on Thursday named uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Mithun Ali and pacer Taskin Ahmed in their 15-member squad to be led by Mushfiqur Rahim for three One-day Internationals against India, starting in Dhaka on June 15. Mithun, 24, made his Twenty20 debut against Sri Lanka at Chittagong in February, but was...
  • Illegal migration from Bangladesh a national problem: Kiran Rijiju June 4, 2014

    Centre on Wednesday termed as "a national problem" the issue of illegal migration from Bangladesh and said action will be taken against those "infiltrators" staying in the Indian territory. "The issue of illegal migrants and infiltrators in the northeast, especially the issue of Bangladeshis, is a cause of concern for...
  • I feel ignored at times with selection snub: Harbhajan June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Selection snubs despite good performances have left him feeling hurt but veteran Indian offspinner Harbhajan Singh says being ignored repeatedly has not dampened his spirits and he would continue to try for a comeback in the national team. Harbhajan finished this edition of IPL with 14 wickets from 14...
  • Ex-Andhra player Satya Prasad appointed Team India manager for Bangladesh tour May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Andhra Pradesh Ranji Trophy player and member of the Andhra Cricket Association (ACA) Satya Prasad Yachendra was on Friday appointed as the manager of the Indian team touring Bangladesh in mid-June. ACA president Subba Rao, honorary general secretary Ganga Raju and memebers of the state association congratulated Satya...
  • Criticism notwithstanding, 'Children of War' goes houseful in Bangladesh May 30, 2014

    Dhaka: Indian filmmaker Mrityunjay Devvrat's 'Children of War: Nine Months to Freedom', a film on Bangladesh's Liberation War, is luring audiences to the theatres despite many panning the film for not reflecting the real Bangladesh. It is now being screened in 12 halls, eight in Dhaka and one each in Rajshahi,...