Bangladesh

  • Disappointed that India are sending weak team for ODI series, says Mushfiqur Rahim May 29, 2014

    Mirpur: Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim has expressed disappointment over India's decision to send a weakened squad for the three one-dayers but added the move will act as extra motivation for the hosts. After a marathon meeting of the selection panel in Mumbai, the BCCI named a 15-member team under Suresh Raina...
  • Bangladesh series good opportunity to prepare for England: Raina May 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Suresh Raina, who is all set to lead the 15-member Indian squad to Bangladesh for a three-ODI series, has said it would be a good opportunity for him to get prepared for a tougher England tour ahead. "It will be a good opportunity for me before the England ODI series....
  • I have become a better player post Zimbabwe tour, says Parveez Rasool May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bangladesh tour will be his second stint with the Indian team and Parveez Rasool feels he has become a better cricketer in the interim period having led Jammu and Kashmir from the front. "Obviously, you play cricket because you want to represent India. It was a dream...
  • Gambhir back for England tour, Uthappa to go to Bangladesh May 28, 2014

    Gautam Gambhir was recalled to Indian squad for the Test series against England, while Robin Uthappa was back in ODI team for Bangladesh tour. ...
  • Manoj Tiwary happy to be picked for Bangladesh tour May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Manoj Tiwary has a feeling of deja vu speaking about his comeback into the Indian team for the tour of Bangladesh as it all started there seven years ago. "Injuries and Bangladesh invoke strange kind of feeling in me. It was Bangladesh in 2007, where I received a maiden...
  • Uthappa included, Raina to lead India in Bangladesh May 28, 2014

    Indian left-handed batsman Suresh Raina, who was dropped for India's last one day international tournament - the Asia Cup - will lead Team India in the three-ODI series in Bangladesh in the absence of MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli among others. Indian Premier League orange cap holder Robin Uthappa earned an...
  • No discussion on illegal immigrants with Modi: Bangladesh Speaker June 14, 2014

    Dr Shirin Chaudhuri, the Speaker of Bangladesh, has told CNN-IBN that the meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi was positive and both countries discussed attaining newer heights. ...
  • Uthappa in fray as selectors to name teams for Bangladesh and England May 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Prolific opener Robin Uthappa is all set to make a comeback into the Indian team for the limited-over series in Bangladesh as the selectors might think about giving regular captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his deputy Virat Kohli much needed rest ahead of the tour to England. The teams for...
  • Heath Streak named Bangladesh bowling coach May 26, 2014

    Bangladesh have appointed former Zimbabwe Test captain Heath Streak as a specialist bowling coach after agreeing on a two-year contract, the local cricket board (BCB) said on Monday. The 40-year-old Streak, who played in 65 Test matches and 189 one-dayers, had been Zimbabwe's bowling coach from 2009-13 and will join Bangladesh...
  • SAARCs in the water: A minefield Modi must negotiate in South Asia May 22, 2014

    Like he said in his victory speech in Vadodara, remarks made by Narendra Modi in the heat of elections do not have much meaning afterwards. After several inflammatory statements by Giriraj Singh and co., and his own express intent of doing an Abbotabad on Dawood Ibrahim, Modi has invited SAARC...
  • Bangladesh Parliament speaker to attend Modi's oath ceremony May 22, 2014

    Parliament Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury will represent Bangladesh in the swearing in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi on May 26. "She (Chaudhury) will represent Bangladesh at the ceremony since Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be on a pre-scheduled visit to Japan on that day," a foreign ministry spokesman told in...
  • Indian team for Bangladesh ODIs to be picked by end of May May 21, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian squad for the short visit to Bangladesh would be picked at the end of this month, according to BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel. "The team for Bangladesh would be selected at the end of this month, most probably in Bangalore (venue of IPL final on June 1)," Patel told. India...
  • Sri Lanka's Chandika Hathurusinghe to coach Bangladesh May 19, 2014

    Sydney: Chandika Hathurusinghe will leave his post as coach of the Sydney Thunder Twenty20 team to take up the head coaching role with Bangladesh, Cricket NSW said on Monday. The 45 year-old Sri Lankan, who took charge of the Thunder last season, has been offered the chance to coach at full...
  • Bangladesh prepares to find scores more bodies in capsized ferry May 17, 2014

    Dhaka: Rescue workers in Bangladesh expected to find scores of bodies on Saturday trapped between the decks of river ferry that capsized two days earlier with around 200 people on board. About 40 people swam to shore and 35 were rescued after the double-decker ferry went down in the Meghna river...
  • Bangladesh: Ferry toll rises to 27, search continues for over 100 May 16, 2014

    Rescuers retrieved more bodies on Friday from a sunken ferry in Bangladesh, taking the death toll to 27, as search continued for the second day for over 100 others on the overcrowded vessel that capsized during a storm. "Twenty seven bodies have been retrieved so far while searches are underway for...
  • Bangladesh: 10 killed as ferry carrying 200 sinks in Meghna river May 15, 2014

    At least 10 people, including a child, on drowned and hundreds were missing when an overcrowded ferry carrying over 200 passengers capsized in a storm in Bangladesh's Meghna river. Ten bodies have been recovered and a search is underway for the other passengers after the MV Miraj-4 ferry sank in the...
  • Dates announced for India's ODI tour of Bangladesh May 14, 2014

    Dhaka: India will play against Bangladesh in a short three-match ODI series between June 15 and 19, the Bangladesh Cricket Board announced on Wednesday. The ODI series, sandwiched between the ongoing IPL and the long tour of England starting latter next month will be played on June 15, 17 and...
  • India to play three ODIs in Bangladesh before touring England May 12, 2014

    Mumbai: India's Cricket Board has finalised a short three-match ODI series in Bangladesh next month before the Indian team embarks on its lengthy tour of England lasting for over two months. "We want to give some practice to our players (who are now playing only IPL games--T20 matches), as the England...
  • Hasina criticises Mamata for her stance against Teesta deal May 11, 2014

    Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday criticised West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her "extremely unfortunate" stance against the Teesta water sharing deal, but expressed optimism on resolving the issue through dialogue. "It was extremely unfortunate, the chief minister of an Indian state, Mamata Banerjee raised objection (in signing...
  • Bangladesh MP Naasim Usman dies of heart attack in Mussoorie April 30, 2014

    A Bangladesh MP died after suffering a heart attack at the tourist resort of Mussoorie in Uttarakhand on Wednesday. Naasim Usman, who was the sitting MP from Narayanganj in Bangladesh, suffered a heart attack past midnight. He was rushed to the Max Hospital Dehradun where he was declared dead early this...
  • Shane Jurgensen resigns as Bangladesh cricket coach April 28, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangaldesh cricket team's Australian coach Shane Jurgensen on Monday tendered his resignation in the wake of the national team's disastrous performance in the ICC World T20 where they even lost to minnows Hong Kong. Jurgensen took up the Bangladesh job permanently in February 2013 after being the interim coach for...
  • Top seven moments of 2014 World Twenty20 April 8, 2014

    It's over, but memories will stay. The 2014 ICC World Twenty20 delivered unbridled joy and also distressing heartbreaks that will shape up into bedtime stories the players will narrate to their grandchildren one day. Whether it was Hong Kong's win over Bangladesh, Dale Steyn's last over against New Zealand or...
  • Bangladesh Cricket Board issues show-cause notice to Shakib Al Hasan April 5, 2014

    Mirpur: There seems to be no end to the troubles of Shakib Al Hasan. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has issued a showcause notice to country's premier all-rounder for making critical remarks about the national team during an interview with a local vernacular newspaper. Shakib has been given time till the...
  • India, Bangladesh, UK join hands to honour Tagore April 4, 2014

    India, Bangladesh and the United Kingdom joined hands to honour Rabindranath Tagore, one of the greatest poets of the Commonwealth, at the mother of parliaments - the House of Commons. Speaking at a landmark event Thursday evening at a packed committee room of the Palace of Westminster - as the houses...
  • World T20: Australia ease to consolation win over Bangladesh April 1, 2014

    Australia signed off their disappointing World Twenty20 campaign with a consolation victory over Bangladesh as opener Aaron Finch's brisk 71 secured a seven-wicket win over the hosts on Tuesday. Opting to bat first, Shakib Al Hasan (66) and captain Mushfiqur Rahim (47) shared a 112-run third-wicket stand to help Bangladesh to...
  • As it happened: Australia vs Bangladesh, World T20 April 1, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss and team news: Bangladesh have won the toss and opted to bat against Australia in the dead rubber. Bangladesh have made three changes -- Gazi, Mominul come in and Taskin makes his debut. Meanwhile for Australia - Dan Christian...
  • Bangladesh court rejects libel plea against Khaleda Zia March 31, 2014

    A Bangladeshi court on Monday rejected a libel suit filed against former premier Khaleda Zia on charges of "distorting the history" by claiming that her late husband Ziaur Rahman was the nation's first president. Dhaka's Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Shamsul Arefin said the petition against Zia, the chairperson of the main opposition...
  • Neamat Imam's 'The Black Coat' is an impressive debut March 30, 2014

    Bangladesh has an interesting history and we all know it. Their struggle for freedom is something that that the world had witnessed far and wide. Post independence, Bangladesh had to deal with what every country has to go through. Government is shaping itself up, people are migrating across the border...
  • World T20: MS Dhoni pleased to see Yuvraj back among runs March 31, 2014

    Mirpur: Yuvraj Singh's return to form was the biggest positive for the Indian team ahead of knockout stage of the World Twenty20, according to skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Yuvraj roared back to form with a 60-run knock. His strokeful 43-ball innings set up the 73-run victory over Australia as India topped...
  • Dedicate this ton to all my critics, says Ahmed Shehzad March 30, 2014

    Mirpur: Ahmed Shehzad, who on Sunday became the first Pakistan batsman to score a century in all three formats, took a dig at his critics by dedicating his knock to all those who have criticised him after a couple of failures. Shehzad scored a brilliant unbeaten hundred as Pakistan crushed hosts...