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  • Matter of one innings before Yuvraj gets back to form, says Rohit March 27, 2014

    Mirpur: Indian batsman Rohit Sharma on Thursday stood firmly behind his out-of-form colleague Yuvraj Singh, expecting him to play that elusive innings against Bangladesh on Friday, which will get him back to form. "As far as Yuvraj is concerned, it's a matter of just one innings. If one innings goes well,...
  • Tension in Bangladesh camp ahead of crucial India game March 27, 2014

    Mirpur: All is certainly not well in the Bangladesh camp ahead of their do-or-die encounter in the ICC World T20 against a formidable Indian side on Friday. It seems that Bangladesh number one player Shakib-al-Hasan and skipper Mushfiqur Rahim are not on the same page which is evident from the...
  • Former Pakistan greats criticise Bangladesh flag ban March 27, 2014

    Karachi: Former Pakistani players on Wednesday hit out after Bangladesh banned their own fans from waving non-Bangladeshi flags at the ongoing World Twenty20 tournament. Hosts Bangladesh issued the order after an outcry over images of locals waving Pakistani flags during the recent Asia Cup. Bangladesh was part of Pakistan before the...
  • Bangladeshi cricket fans face ban for waving rivals' flags March 25, 2014

    Dhaka: The Bangladeshi hosts of cricket's World Twenty20 threatened to ban local supporters on Tuesday from stadiums if they were seen carrying the flags of any of the other teams competing in the tournament. The order came after an outcry over images of locals waving Pakistani flags during the recently...
  • Win against Bangladesh boosted our net run-rate, says Sammy March 25, 2014

    Mirpur: West Indies brought their campaign back on track with a 73-run win over Bangladesh on Tuesday and skipper Darren Sammy said the huge victory will give a boost to their net run-rate in the group of death of the ICC World Twenty20. West Indies had lost their opening match...
  • World T20: West Indies bury listless Bangladesh by 73 runs March 25, 2014

    Mirpur: Defending champions West Indies kept their hopes alive of a semi-final berth with a resounding 73-run thrashing of hosts Bangladesh in a Group 2 Super 10 match of the ICC World Twenty20 on Tuesday. Chasing a target of 172, Bangladesh's inept batting performance once again brought about their downfall as...
  • As it happened: World T20, West Indies vs Bangladesh March 25, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim has won the toss and opted to field against West Indies Aware that another defeat would jeopardize their progress in the tournament, defending champions West Indies would aim to bring their campaign back on track as...
  • World T20: Wary West Indies face cautious Bangladesh March 24, 2014

    Mirpur: Aware that another defeat would jeopardize their progress in the tournament, defending champions West Indies would aim to bring their campaign back on track as they face an inconsistent Bangladesh in the second group league encounter of the ICC World T20 on Monday. While West Indies' campaign begun on a...
  • Want to be more versatile in my roles, says Raima Sen March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Raima Sen will be seen playing a victim in 'Children Of War', based on the violent birth of Bangladesh, and, after familiarising herself with the tragedies experienced by its people then, says she feels strongly for them and hopes they are treated as equals now. The 'Godmother' star...
  • World T20: Ziaur replaces injured Rubel in Bangladesh squad March 23, 2014

    Dhaka: Hosts Bangladesh suffered an injury blow when paceman Rubel Hossain was ruled out of the World Twenty20 tournament due to a finger injury, it was announced Sunday. The International Cricket Council said in a statement that its event technical committee had allowed a replacement for Hossain, who dislocated a...
  • Gayle set to play 100th Test in June against NZ at home March 23, 2014

    Port of Spain: Swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle is set to play his 100th Test at his home ground in Jamaica when New Zealand tour the Caribbean in June, the West Indies Cricket Board said. The WICB has announced a three-match Test series and two Twenty20 Internationals between the two teams. West Indies...
  • 100-year-old Hindu temple vandalised, torched in Bangladesh March 22, 2014

    A hundred-year-old Hindu temple was vandalised and torched on Friday in the Bagerhat district of Bangladesh. Police said the incident occurred at the family temple of Nawaparha Jamindar Barhi on Friday morning, bdnews24.com reported. Priest Pradip Bhattacharya said he had called out for help seeing smoke belching out of the temple. "We put...
  • World T20, Qualifier: Bangladesh through to Super 10 despite stunning loss to Hong Kong March 20, 2014

    Chittagong: Hong Kong notched up a stunning two-wicket victory over Bangladesh in a thrilling qualifying round match but could not prevent the home side from booking a Super 10 berth in the World Twenty20 on Thursday. Chasing a small target of 109, minnows Hong Kong struggled to 50 for five in...
  • As it happened: World T20, Hong Kong vs Bangladesh March 20, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Hong Kong won the toss and put Bangladesh in to bat. Playing XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (c/wk), Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mahmudullah, Farhad Reza, Al-Amin Hossain, Abdur Razzak, Rubel Hossain Hong Kong: Waqas Barkat,...
  • Former Bangladesh premier Khaleda Zia indicted over graft March 20, 2014

    Former Bangladeshi premier Khaleda Zia and her fugitive son were on Wednesday charged with corruption by a court in Dhaka for allegedly collecting nearly USD 1 million in donations for charities named after her late husband. Zia, 68, the chief of the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), appeared before the...
  • World T20 Qualifiers: All-round Bangladesh thrash Nepal by 8 wickets March 18, 2014

    Chittagong: Hosts Bangladesh dished out a solid all-round display to register a convincing eight-wicket win over Nepal in a Group A qualifying match of the ICC World T20 here on Tuesday. Electing to bowl, the hosts restricted Nepal to 126 for 5, before chasing down the target with 27 balls to...
  • World T20, Ban vs Nep: as it happened March 18, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Mushfiqur Rahim has won the toss and Bangladesh will bowl. Teams: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim*†, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mahmudullah, Farhad Reza, Mashrafe Mortaza, Al-Amin Hossain, Abdur Razzak. Nepal: SP Khakurel, Sagar Pun, G Malla, P Khadka,...
  • World T20, Qualifiers: Spinners help Bangladesh hammer Afghanistan March 16, 2014

    Mirpur: Bangladesh opened their World Twenty20 campaign on Sunday with a comfortable nine-wicket victory over Afghanistan in a Group A qualifying match. Left-arm spinner Shakib-Al-Hasan grabbed 3 for 8 as the host dismissed Afghanistan for 72 in 17.1 overs in what was the lowest international T20 total in Bangladesh. It then...
  • As it happened: World T20, Qualifiers, Bangladesh vs Afghanistan March 16, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Bangladesh have won the toss and elected to bowl against Afghanistan. Playing XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mahmudullah, Farhad Reza, Mashrafe Mortaza, Al-Amin Hossain, Abdur Razzak Afghanistan: Mohammad Shahzad, Nawroz Mangal,...
  • 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...