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  • 1st ODI: Golden chance for India youngsters, Bangladesh eye redemption June 14, 2014

    While the whole world is in the grip of football World Cup fever, India arranged a lastminute ODI series in Bangladesh before the testing tour of England, but the threematch rubber starting Sunday isn't trivial, for it provides the fringe Indian players a chance to prove their mettle in the...
  • Star Sports to telecast BangladeshIndia ODI series June 14, 2014

    The threematch ODI series between India and Bangladesh will be covered live by the Star Sports. Former India opening batsman Aakash Chopra tweeted that Star Sports would be telecasting the Bangladesh vs India series. "India v Bangladesh ODI series will be on Star network. Commentary in both English and Hindi...
  • Indian youngsters look to shine in Bangladesh June 14, 2014

    India's fringe players will have a chance to impress the selectors in the buildup to next year's cricket World Cup on Sunday when they begin a short oneday series tour to Bangladesh. The visitors are without eight regulars, including captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and the prolific Virat Kohli, for the...
  • Suresh Rainaled Team India leaves for Bangladesh June 13, 2014

    Kolkata A 15member India team captained by Suresh Raina left for Dhaka to take part in a threematch ODI series against Bangladesh starting on Sunday. India have picked a second string squad for the short tour with regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma among others being...
  • Series against India good chance to shrug off bad form: Tamim Iqbal June 13, 2014

    Dhaka Aiming to upstage a depleted Indian team in the upcoming threeODI series, Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal said the matches provide the perfect opportunity for the home side to shrug off the recent run of poor form. Bangladesh have endured a series of defeats cutting across all formats of the...
  • Bangladesh says ICC let fixed matches to go ahead June 13, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh has accused anticorruption investigators from the International Cricket Council of allowing a match in a scandalplagued Twenty20 tournament to go ahead even though it knew it was fixed. A report from a special tribunal set up by the Bangladesh board said the ICC's Anti Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU)...
  • Live telecast of India's ODI series against Bangladesh looks doubtful June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The FIFA World Cup is all set to affect the threematch ODI series between a secondstring India and Bangladesh starting June 15 with Indian broadcasters showing little interest in buying the rights for the live telecast of the series. According to a report published by ESPNCricinfo, "Lack of interest...
  • New coach vows turnaround in Bangladesh woes June 11, 2014

    Dhaka: New Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusinghe said on Tuesday he wanted to turn international cricket's whipping boys into matchwinners at home and abroad as he took up one of the toughest jobs in the game. The Sri Lankan, who previously coached the Sydney Thunder Twenty20 team, has taken over from Australian...
  • Sushma Swaraj may head to Bangladesh for her maiden overseas trip: sources June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj may head to Bangladesh for her maiden overseas trip after assuming office, say sources. While dates of Swaraj's visit are yet to be finalized, indications are that she will go to Dhaka in June itself. Earlier in the week, External Affairs Ministry...
  • Sushma Swaraj likely to visit Bangladesh this month June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is likely to visit Bangladesh this monthend in her what could be her first standalone bilateral visit to a South Asian country since assuming charge. While dates of Swaraj's visit are yet to be finalized, indications are that she will go to Dhaka this...
  • Bangladesh pick uncapped Taskin, Mithun for India series June 5, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh on Thursday named uncapped wicketkeeperbatsman Mohammad Mithun Ali and pacer Taskin Ahmed in their 15member squad to be led by Mushfiqur Rahim for three Oneday Internationals against India, starting in Dhaka on June 15. Mithun, 24, made his Twenty20 debut against Sri Lanka at Chittagong in February, but was...
  • Illegal migration from Bangladesh a national problem: Kiran Rijiju June 4, 2014

    Centre on Wednesday termed as "a national problem" the issue of illegal migration from Bangladesh and said action will be taken against those "infiltrators" staying in the Indian territory. "The issue of illegal migrants and infiltrators in the northeast, especially the issue of Bangladeshis, is a cause of concern for...
  • I feel ignored at times with selection snub: Harbhajan June 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Selection snubs despite good performances have left him feeling hurt but veteran Indian offspinner Harbhajan Singh says being ignored repeatedly has not dampened his spirits and he would continue to try for a comeback in the national team. Harbhajan finished this edition of IPL with 14 wickets from 14...
  • ExAndhra player Satya Prasad appointed Team India manager for Bangladesh tour May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Andhra Pradesh Ranji Trophy player and member of the Andhra Cricket Association (ACA) Satya Prasad Yachendra was on Friday appointed as the manager of the Indian team touring Bangladesh in midJune. ACA president Subba Rao, honorary general secretary Ganga Raju and memebers of the state association congratulated Satya...
  • Criticism notwithstanding, 'Children of War' goes houseful in Bangladesh May 30, 2014

    Dhaka: Indian filmmaker Mrityunjay Devvrat's 'Children of War: Nine Months to Freedom', a film on Bangladesh's Liberation War, is luring audiences to the theatres despite many panning the film for not reflecting the real Bangladesh. It is now being screened in 12 halls, eight in Dhaka and one each in Rajshahi,...
  • 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 onedayers 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 15member 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 15member Indian squad to Bangladesh for a threeODI 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 lefthanded batsman Suresh Raina, who was dropped for India's last one day international tournament the Asia Cup will lead Team India in the threeODI 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 May 28, 2014

    Dr Shirin Chaudhuri, the Speaker of Bangladesh, has told CNNIBN 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 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Prolific opener Robin Uthappa is all set to make a comeback into the Indian team for the limitedover 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 twoyear contract, the local cricket board (BCB) said on Monday. The 40yearold Streak, who played in 65 Test matches and 189 onedayers, had been Zimbabwe's bowling coach from 200913 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 Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi on May 26. "She (Chaudhury) will represent Bangladesh at the ceremony since Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will be on a prescheduled 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 yearold 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 doubledecker 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...