Bangladesh

  • Snapshot: Yuvraj Singh and Virat Kohli pose for a selfie in Bangladesh March 15, 2014

    In keeping with the viral 'selfie' trend that has seen celebrities and common men and women clicking self portraits on smartphones, this time our Team India's Yuvraj Singh and Virat Kohli decided to pose for one in Bangladesh. The photo was posted on Indian cricket team's Facebook page and already...
  • West Indies ready for World Twenty20 title defence: Darren Sammy March 15, 2014

    Bridgetown: Captain Darren Sammy believes that the West Indies team that will defend the World Twenty20 cricket title in Bangladesh later this month is much better equipped than the one which lifted the trophy two years ago in Sri Lanka. Speaking here on Friday hours before the squad's departure, Sammy said...
  • World T20: Bangladesh, Zimbabwe win respective warm-up games March 14, 2014

    Dhaka: Hosts Bangladesh and Zimbabwe won their respective warm-up matches ahead of the upcoming ICC World T20 with Hong Kong beating four-time World Cup participants The Netherlands. Bangladesh beat Ireland by 44 runs in a one-sided encounter in which skipper Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib al Hasan blasted unbeaten half-centuries. Bangladesh scored...
  • World T20: Full schedule, India vs Pakistan to kick off main round March 14, 2014

    Rarely does it happen but within a month the cricket world will witness a face-off between India and Pakistan for the second time, and though the venue will be the same, stakes will be a lot higher at the ICC World Twenty20 2014 encounter. Bangladesh will host the fifth edition of...
  • Indian women blank Bangladesh by seven wickets to win T20 series 3-0 March 13, 2014

    Cox's Bazar: Indian women easily defeated their Bangladeshi counterparts by seven wickets in the third T20 International completing a 3-0 rout to gain enough confidence going into the upcoming ICC World T20 tournament which will start in few days time. Opting to bat, Bangladesh could manage only 81 for eight in...
  • IPL 7 begins in the UAE from April 16, returns to India on May 13 March 12, 2014

    Due to the upcoming General Elections and the Indian government refusing to provide security for IPL 7 during that period, the BCCI has decided to hold the initial part of the tournament at the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and posssibly Bangladesh, with the tournament returning to India post Elections. The BCCI...
  • Bangladesh: Will they shed minnows tag at World T20? March 11, 2014

    Bangladesh, who finished last on the points table in the Asia Cup 2014, will hope they have reasons to celebrate when they plays hosts at the ICC World Twenty20 that will allow them another shot at much needed glory that they are seeking for over several years now. The hosts will...
  • Bangladesh might host IPL 7 for 16 ties: reports March 10, 2014

    Kolkata: If the Union home ministry okays a proposal from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to hold "44 of the 60" matches of IPL 7 within the country, then the remaining 16 will be held in Bangladesh, according to reports. IPL 7 tentatively begins on April...
  • We'll come back strong in World T20: Mushfiqur Rahim March 7, 2014

    Mirpur: After ending their Asia Cup campaign with four straight defeats, Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim has vowed to come back stronger in the World Twenty20, beginning in 10 day's time here. "Obviously a win today could have given us a winning momentum and maybe we're a little bit low on confidence....
  • I felt the pressure while chasing, admits Angelo Mathews March 6, 2014

    Mirpur: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews on Thursday admitted that he felt the pressure after losing quite a few wickets while chasing a modest 205-run target in an inconsequential match of the Asia Cup against Bangladesh. Chasing Bangladesh's 204 for nine, Sri Lanka were in a spot of bother at 75...
  • Asia Cup: Mathews guides Sri Lanka to three-wicket win over Bangladesh March 6, 2014

    Mirpur: Skipper Angelo Mathews held his nerve under pressure and led from the front with an unbeaten half-century as Sri Lanka registered a three-wicket win over Bangladesh in the concluding league fixture of the Asia Cup on Thursday. Sri Lanka chased down the 205-run target with an over to spare, thereby...
  • India held to a 2-2 draw by Bangladesh in football friendly March 6, 2014

    A late strike by captain Sunil Chettri helped India escape with a 2-2 draw against Bangladesh in international football friendly at Nehru Stadium on Wednesday. Chettri gave India an early lead in the 14th minute and took his tally to 44 international goals. With his team staring at defeat...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, Asia Cup March 6, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Bangladesh win the toss and will bat On a rampaging run with three wins in as many matches, table-toppers Sri Lanka will look to continue their unbeaten streak when they take on a demoralised Bangladesh in an inconsequential one-dayer of...
  • Mohammad Nabi warns Bangladesh camp for upcoming World T20 March 5, 2014

    Mirpur: Afghanistan on Wednesday sounded a warning to Bangladesh, saying they will do everything to beat them again at the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup, having shocked them already during the Asia Cup. "We play a lot of T20 cricket. Our first game is against Bangladesh. We will try and beat them...
  • Rampaging Sri Lanka take on lowly Bangladesh in Asia Cup March 6, 2014

    Mirpur: On a rampaging run with three wins in as many matches, table-toppers Sri Lanka will look to continue their unbeaten streak when they take on a demoralised Bangladesh in an inconsequential one-dayer of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Thursday. Four-time champions, Sri Lanka cruised into the finals of...
  • Misbah-ul-Haq predicts Shahid Afridi will light up World T20 March 5, 2014

    Mirpur: With the World Twenty20 beginning here in less than a fortnight's time, explosive allrounder Shahid Afridi's ominous form augurs well for the Pakistan side, skipper Misbah-ul-Haq said on Tuesday. "The biggest plus has been Afridi. Not only in the Asia Cup but with Worldy T20 coming it's good for Pak...
  • It was my kind of situation: Shahid Afridi March 4, 2014

    Mirpur: His blistering 25-ball 59 helped Pakistan beat Bangladesh by three wickets and reach the finals of the Asia Cup and Shahid Afridi on Tuesday said he was always confident of scoring the required runs as the situation gave him the license to play shots. Afridi blasted seven sixes and two...
  • India out of Asia Cup after Pakistan beat Bangladesh March 4, 2014

    Mirpur: Pakistan on Tuesday pulled off a thrilling three-wicket victory over hosts Bangladesh to storm into the finals of the Asia Cup cricket tournament, completely knocking India out of the title race. Opener Ahmed Shehzad blasted a 123-ball 103 to set the foundation for a record chase but it was Shahid...
  • Indian women to play 3 Twenty20 Internationals against Bangladesh March 4, 2014

    Kolkata: The Indian women's cricket team will be gearing up for the ICC Women's World T20 by playing a three-match series against their Bangladeshi counterpart at the Sheik Kamal International Stadium in Cox's Bazar. The Indian team will be leaving for Dhaka on March 7 and the three T20 Internationals will...
  • Abdur Rehman barred after bowling three illegal full tosses March 4, 2014

    Mirpur: In a curious turn of events, Pakistan's leftarm spinner Abdur Rehman was on Tuesday barred from bowling after he delivered three consecutive beamers, leaving him with bizarre figures of 0-0-8-0 in the Asia Cup match against Bangladesh. Rehman failed to deliver a legal ball as he was taken off duty...
  • Teesta water pact a difficult one, says Manmohan Singh March 4, 2014

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday told his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina that a pact on sharing Teesta river waters was "difficult" even as an agreement was desirable in the interests of the two countries. Manmohan Singh's remarks came during a 25-minute meeting with Hasina on the margins of the BIMSTEC...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Bangladesh, Asia Cup March 4, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Bangladesh have won the toss and opted to bat. Buoyed by their last-over win over arch-foes India, a rejuvenated Pakistan will look to seal a berth in the title clash as they lock horns with beleaguered hosts Bangladesh in their...
  • Asia Cup: Pakistan aim final berth, Bangladesh seek pride March 4, 2014

    Mirpur: Buoyed by their last-over win over arch-foes India, a rejuvenated Pakistan will look to seal a berth in the title clash as they lock horns with beleaguered hosts Bangladesh in their last round-robin Asia Cup match here on Tuesday. The top two teams qualify for the summit clash and Pakistan,...
  • Confident Afghanistan see no surprise in taming Bangladesh March 2, 2014

    Afghanistan have high expectations of achieving success on the cricket pitch and despite being relatively new to the sport, their breakthrough 50-over victory against a Test-playing nation was met with only muted celebrations among the players. Cricket gained prominence in Afghanistan after the refugees who had fled while the country was...
  • It's time to replace those who can't perform: Rahim March 2, 2014

    Fatullah: Humiliated by Afghanistan in the ongoing Asia Cup, a livid Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim said the 32-run defeat against the tournament-debutantes was "shameful" and should trigger a few sackings. "This is a shameful loss. For a split second I thought we wouldn't lose this game, being honest with you. I...
  • Bangladesh player Shohag Gazi out of Asia Cup March 1, 2014

    Fatullah: Bangladesh off-spinner Sohag Gazi was ruled out of the remainder of the Asia Cup after suffering a cut on his right thumb while fielding off his own bowling the Asia Cup match against Afghanistan here. "The cut was caused by the seam and it had to be stitched up. He...
  • Afghanistan captain credits team effort for landmark victory March 1, 2014

    Fatullah: Elated after his side scored an upset win over Bangladesh in their Asia Cup match here on Saturday, Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi credited the whole team for the landmark victory. "Our first win against a Full Member (of the ICC). Fans and the whole country must be celebrating and we'll...
  • Asia Cup: Afghanistan stun Bangladesh for first win over a Test nation March 1, 2014

    Fatullah: Afghanistan notched up their first major win against a Test playing nation as they produced an all-round performance to script an upset 32-run victory over Bangladesh in their Asia Cup match, here on Saturday. Chasing 255 for victory, Bangladesh could not recover from a top-order collapse and kept on losing...