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  • 2nd Test: Benn takes five as West Indies thrash Bangladesh by 296 runs to win series 20 September 17, 2014

    Veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul completed his 30th Test century and leftarm 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 twoTest series 20. Chanderpaul's unbeaten...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Day 4 September 16, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Roundup: 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 for 208, an overall lead of 427. After captain Denesh Ramdin declined to enforce...
  • Bangladesh says Bitcoin users could be jailed for up to 12 years September 16, 2014

    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 antimoney 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 September 16, 2014

    Shivnarine Chanderpaul's phenomenal run of form against Bangladesh continued with the veteran West Indies batsman unbeaten on 63 in guiding his team to 4208, 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...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Day 3 September 15, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Roundup: Kemar Roach took 5 for 33 as Bangladesh slumped to 104 for seven at stumps. Bangladesh still trail their hosts' first innings score by 276 runs. Mahmudullah will continue in the morning on 13, and Shafiul Islam has...
  • 2nd Test: Kemar Roach dismantles Bangladesh on Day 2 September 15, 2014

    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...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Day 2 September 14, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Roundup: Opening batsmen Leon Johnson and Kraigg Brathwaite hit halfcenturies as the West Indies built a strong firstday total of 246 for 3 against Bangladesh in the second Test at Beausejour Stadium on Saturday. Lefthander Johnson, on debut, compiled...
  • 2nd Test: Opening stand guides WI to 246 for 3 on day one September 14, 2014

    St. Lucia: Opening batsmen Leon Johnson and Kraigg Brathwaite hit halfcenturies as the West Indies built a strong firstday total of 246 for 3 against Bangladesh in the second Test at Beausejour Stadium on Saturday. Lefthander 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 September 13, 2014

    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...
  • WI vs Ban, 2nd Test, Day 1: as it happened September 13, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh elected to bowl. PLAYING XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Shamsur Rahman, Anamul Haque, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim (c/wk), Nasir Hossain, Taijul Islam, AlAmin Hossain, Shafiul Islam, Robiul Islam West Indies: Leon Johnson, Kraigg Brathwaite, Kirk Edwards, Darren Bravo, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Jermaine...
  • Historymaker Chanderpaul cherishes West Indies' 500th Test September 13, 2014

    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 September 13, 2014

    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 September 12, 2014

    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 lefthander was not named in the 13man squad announced late Thursday, with Guyana lefthander Leon Johnson called up as...
  • Bangladesh pacer AlAmin 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 AlAmin Hossain has been reported for chucking during his side's 10wicket 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 leftarm 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 10wicket 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 10wicket 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...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh 1st Test, Day 5 September 9, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 Roundup: 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 vectorborne diseases September 9, 2014

    Dhaka: India on Tuesday sought Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's support in combating many vectorborne 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...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 4 September 8, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Roundup: Leftarm 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...
  • 1st Test: Benn takes five as West Indies skittle Bangladesh for 182 on Day 3 September 8, 2014

    Leftarm 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 followon for the fourth day on Monday. Benn got good support...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 3 September 7, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Roundup: Opener Kraigg Brathwaite compiled an unbeaten 205 as the West Indies reached 407 for 3 against Bangladesh at the close of a rainhit second day at Arnos Vale Sports Complex on Saturday. The hosts, 264 for 3 overnight,...
  • 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 21yearold Brathwaite spent 38 nervous balls in the 190s before finally breaking the shackles by sweeping offspinner 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 rainhit 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...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 2 September 6, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Roundup: 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 116run opening...
  • 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 21yearold unfurled a patient unbeaten 123 on the opening day at Arnos Vale on...