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  • 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    Dhaka: Bangladesh has withdrawn its candidature for a rotational UN Security Council seat in favour of Japan, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced.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...
  • 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 116run 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 5, 2014

    (For ballbyball 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, AlAmin 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 twoTest 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 limitedover matches. The visitors may take some heart in returning to the scene of an historic Test...
  • India grants oneyear visa to Taslima Nasreen September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Controversial writer Taslima Nasreen, living in exile since 1994, has been given oneyear visa by the Centre and allowed to stay in India till August 2015. The 51yearold 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...
  • Richardson anticipating West Indies domination in Test series August 29, 2014

    Basseterre: West Indies team manager Richie Richardson has backed the regional side to use the momentum from the successful oneday series and also dominate Bangladesh in the upcoming Test series. The hosts swept the threematch oneday series convincingly and will now turn their attention to the longer format, with matches scheduled...
  • Shakib Al Hasan can't play for KKR in CLT20 despite ban reduction August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Bangladesh's star allrounder Shakib alHasan wouldn't be able to play in the upcoming Champions League T20 for the IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders even though the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has reduced his ban. While Shakib is free to play competitive cricket from September 15, BCB's ban on NOCs...
  • Heavy rain ruins West Indies vs Bangladesh oneoff T20 August 28, 2014

    Basseterre: The oneoff Twenty20 cricket international between the West Indies and Bangladesh was abandoned with no result on Wednesday after a lengthy, heavy shower rendered conditions unfit for play at Warner Park. Bangladesh, after winning the toss, reached 31 for 0 off 4.4 overs when rain and strong winds caused ground...
  • Bangladesh lift ban on allrounder Shakib Al Hasan August 26, 2014

    Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan's sixmonth ban imposed last month for "misbehaviour" has been lifted, the Bangladesh Cricket Board said on Tuesday. "After Sept. 15, Shakib will be available for selection," BCB president Nazmul Hassan told reporters after a board meeting. However, the embargo on participating in overseas competitions will stand. Bangladesh's most...
  • West Indies sweep Bangladesh 30 after 91run win August 26, 2014

    Basseterre: Denesh Ramdin hit a memorable 169 off 121 balls and Darren Bravo struck 124 as the West Indies powered to a 30 series sweep of Bangladesh with a 91run win in the third and final oneday international on Monday. Wicketkeeper Ramdin slammed eight fours and 11 sixes at Warner Park...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 3rd ODI August 25, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: West Indies have won and have opted to bat first. Playing XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim(w/c), Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Sohag Gazi, Mashrafe Mortaza, Abdur Razzak, AlAmin Hossain West Indies: Chris Gayle, Lendl Simmons, Darren Bravo,...
  • Andre Russell added to West Indies squad for final ODI August 25, 2014

    Basseterre: Allrounder Andre Russell has been called up to the West Indies squad for the third and final OneDay International (ODI) against Bangladesh here Monday. Russell's addition pushes the squad to 14 and is the only change to the unit which contested the opening games in Grenada last week. The 26yearold...
  • Bangladeshi offspinner Sohag Gazi latest to be reported for suspect action August 25, 2014

    Bangladesh's Sohag Gazi has become the fifth offspinner in recent months to be reported to the International Cricket Council (ICC) for an illegal bowling action. The 23yearold's action was found suspect during Bangladesh's 177run loss in the second oneday international (ODI) against the West Indies in Grenada on Friday, the governing...
  • Dwayne Bravo more keen on World Cup plans than whitewash over Bangladesh August 25, 2014

    Captain Dwayne Bravo says the West Indies are more focussed on building their unit in preparation for next year's ICC Cricket World Cup, than completing a series whitewash over Bangladesh. The regional side enters Monday's third and final OneDay International against Bangladesh with a 20 lead after big wins in their...
  • Modi's 100 days in power: A look at PM's foreign policies August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Democratic Alliance government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has completed 100 days in power on Monday. PM Narendra Modi began his tenure with a diplomatic coup of sorts, securing the attendance of all South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) heads of states and Mauritius...
  • Sohag Gazi reported for suspect bowling action August 24, 2014

    Dubai: Bangladesh offspinner Sohag Gazi has been reported with a suspected illegal bowling action during his side's 177 runs loss in the second oneday International against the West Indies in Grenada. The match officials' report from the Friday game, which was handed over to Bangladesh team manager Habibul Bashar on Saturday,...
  • Sunil Narine warns against taking Bangladesh lightly August 23, 2014

    St. George's: West Indies offspinner Sunil Narine has cautioned against taking Bangladesh lightly following his side's crushing 177run victory in the second OneDay International (ODI) here at the National Stadium. Friday's win seals the series twonil for West Indies with the third and final match to be played at Warner Park...
  • 2nd ODI: West Indies bowl out Bangladesh for 70 in a 177run rout August 23, 2014

    St. George's: An abject batting display by Bangladesh, who were bowled out for just 70, paved the way for a crushing 177run victory by the West Indies in the second oneday international on Friday. Replying to the home side's total of 247 for 7 in a match they had to win...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 2nd ODI August 22, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Teams and Toss: Bangladesh opted to bowl first. West Indies: Chris Gayle, Kirk Edwards, Darren Bravo, Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Bravo(c), Denesh Ramdin(w), Kieron Pollard, Jason Holder, Sunil Narine, Ravi Rampaul, Kemar Roach Bangladesh : Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Imrul Kayes, Shamsur Rahman,...
  • Kieron Pollard wants to be more consistent for West Indies August 22, 2014

    St.George's: Burly allrounder Kieron Pollard said he wants to become a more consistent matchwinner for West Indies in the future. Pollard hit an entertaining 89 and was the architect of a threewicket victory for the Windies over Bangladesh in the first Oneday International on Wednesday here, reports CMC. He shared a...
  • 1st ODI: Pollard, Ramdin star as West Indies beat Bangladesh by 3 wickets August 21, 2014

    Allrounder Kieron Pollard hit 89 and Denesh Ramdin chipped in with 74 as the West Indies overcame a disastrous start to beat Bangladesh by three wickets in their opening oneday international at the National Stadium on Wednesday. With five fours and six sixes off 70 balls, Pollard added a critical 145...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 1st ODI, St George's August 20, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Bangladesh have beaten only Afghanistan and Nepal in their last 21 international matches, which makes hosts WI overwhelming favourites TOSS: West Indies opted to bowl. PLAYING XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Imrul Kayes, Shamsur Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim (c/wk), Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain,...