BANGLADESH VS PAKISTAN

  • Will quit if I am a burden on the team: Shahid Afridi 8 hours 34 minutes ago

    Karachi: Flamboyant Pakistan allrounder Shahid Afridi has said he is ready to retire from international cricket the day he feels he is a burden on the team. Afridi, 35, announced retirement from One-day Internationals after the World Cup while he had quit Test cricket in 2010. He recently announced that he...
  • Pakistan bank on seniors to bounce back from 'lowest point' 14 hours 32 minutes ago

    With Misbah-ul-Haq returning to take over the captaincy, a beleaguered Pakistan will hope to bounce back from their "lowest point" in international cricket in the two-test series against Bangladesh starting at Khulna on Tuesday. Bangladesh won their first one-day international against Pakistan in 16 years before going on to make a...
  • Bangladesh call up uncapped Shahid for first Pakistan Test 17 hours 43 minutes ago

    Bangladesh included uncapped fast bowler Mohammad Shahid in their 14-man squad announced on Saturday for the first Test against Pakistan in Khulna. The 26-year-old right-armer, who has 56 first-class wickets to his credit, joins batsman Litton Das and all-rounder Soumya Sarkar in making their Test debuts. Das was part of the Bangladesh...
  • Zaheer Abbas wants Waqar Younis to step down as head coach Yesterday

    Karachi: Batting great Zaheer Abbas on Sunday joined the chorus of former cricketers who have demanded the stepping down of head coach Waqar Younis after the humiliating defeats of the national team in Bangladesh in the ODIs and T20 International matches. "There is no doubt that Waqar was a great cricketer...
  • Waqar Younis interacts with players after Bangladesh drubbing Yesterday

    Karachi: Fed up with the spate of defeats in Bangladesh, Pakistan's head coach Waqar Younis and his deputy Mushtaq Ahmed have had a heart-to-heart to talk with the players and asked them whether they were satisfied with their coaching methods. A source close to the Pakistan team told PTI that after...
  • Bangladesh cricket team to receive money, flats, cars 2 days ago

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday announced that flats and cars along with prize money will be given to the national cricket team for its brilliant performance in the World Cup and home series against Pakistan. Bangladesh's clinical 3-0 One-Day International (ODI) series sweep and maiden T20 International win...
  • Mortaza, Afridi praise Bangladesh debutant Mustafizur Rahman 2 days ago

    Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman bowled superbly on debut in the lone Twenty20 International against Pakistan and both the captains had some special words for him. Mustafizur returned with 2/20 from four overs on Friday that helped the home team to their first T20I win over Pakistan by seven wickets at the...
  • Injured Rahat Ali out of Test series against Bangladesh 2 days ago

    Karachi: Vanquished in ODIs, Pakistan suffered a blow ahead of the Test series against Bangladesh when left-arm paceman Rahat Ali was ruled out with a hamstring injury. With the two-Test series due to start on April 28, the Pakistan Cricket board said Rahat had yet not recovered from a hamstring injury...
  • Bangladesh name squad for first Test against Pakistan 2 days ago

    Litton Kumar Das and Soumya Sarkar, both top-order batsmen, and Mohammad Shahid, the right-arm paceman, were the uncapped players included in the 14-man Bangladesh squad for the first Test against Pakistan. Das, a wicketkeeper-batsman, has scored five first-class centuries and ended as the second-highest run-getter in the domestic one-day competition with...
  • Sabbir, Shakib star as Bangladesh crush Pakistan in one-off T20I 3 days ago

    Shakib Al Hasan and Sabbir Rahman struck unbeaten half-centuries to lead Bangladesh to a comfortable seven-wicket victory over Pakistan in the lone Twenty20 on Friday. Bangladesh's first T20 win over Pakistan in eight matches followed a first series triumph in the one-day internationals. The two-test series starts on Tuesday. Shakib was...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Pakistan, One-off T20I 3 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Pakistan have won the toss and have opted to bat against Bangladesh in one-off T20. Teams: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim(w), Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza(c), Arafat Sunny, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez,...
  • Pakistan chairman 'deeply disappointed' by Bangladesh defeat 3 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's cricket chief said he was "deeply disappointed" on Thursday after the national team was whitewashed 3-0 by Bangladesh in the one-day series - their worst-ever defeat against the lowly ranked side. Fast-rising Bangladesh exposed a new look Pakistan team under a new captain Azhar Ali in all three matches...
  • Red-hot Bangladesh have edge over Pakistan in one-off T20 4 days ago

    It is not often that Bangladesh enter a match or a series as the favourites against a side from the subcontinent. The tag, however, suits them well for the one-off Twenty20 International against Pakistan on Friday (April 24) after their 3-0 rout of the visitors in the preceding One-Day International...
  • It's time for Waqar to step down: Rashid Latif 4 days ago

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif on Thursday suggested head coach Waqar Younis to step down in the wake of national team's humiliating 0-3 drubbing in the ODI series against Bangladesh. "I think it is best if Waqar steps down himself after this appalling performance in the one-day series. It is...
  • Whitewash against Bangladesh a low point in Pakistan's cricket history: Imran Khan 4 days ago

    Karachi: Former Pakistan skipper Imran Khan joined the chorus of angry fans on Thursday and ex-cricketers over the national team's ODI whitewash in Bangladesh, terming the 0-3 loss as a "low point in Pakistan cricket history". Imran, speaking on a local television channel, said a culture of nepotism, favouritism and bypassing...
  • No need to press panic button: PCB after Bangladesh defeat 4 days ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board said on Thursday it would not press any panic buttons following the whitewash in the one-day series in Bangladesh. PCB Chairman, Shaharyar Khan in a statement said that while he was deeply disappointed by the team's performance but the board shall not press any panic buttons. "We...
  • Bangladesh name sqaud for one-off T20 against Pakistan 4 days ago

    Bangalore: Mustafizur Rahman and Litton Kumar Das earned maiden call-ups as the Bangladesh selectors named a 15-man squad to be led by Mashrafe Mortaza for the one-off Twenty20 International against Pakistan at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur on Friday. Mustafizur, a left-arm pacer who made his first-class debut in 2014, replaced...
  • 3rd ODI: Bangladesh win by 8 wickets to seal fist ever series whitewash against Pakistan 5 days ago

    Soumya Sarkar brought up his maiden One-Day International century to help Bangladesh complete a whitewash over Pakistan at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur on Wednesday (April 22). Bangladesh, who won the first two ODIs by convincing margins, notched up a resounding eight-wicket win after Pakistan, having opted for first hit, collapsed...
  • Give Saeed Ajmal, new team some time to settle, says Misbah-ul-Haq 5 days ago

    Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Wednesday urged fans to have patience with the struggling one-day team and returning off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, following below-par performances in Bangladesh. A new-look Pakistan team trail the three-match one-day series 2-0 and face the prospect of a whitewash in the final match in Dhaka on Wednesday. Misbah,...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Pakistan, 3rd ODI 5 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Pakistan opt to bat first against Bangladesh in the third ODI. Teams: Pakistan: Azhar Ali(c), Mohammad Hafeez, Haris Sohail, Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan(w), Saad Nasim, Sami Aslam, Wahab Riaz, Umar Gul, Junaid Khan, Zulfiqar Babar Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar,...
  • Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez cleared to bowl in international cricket 6 days ago

    Bangalore: Mohammad Hafeez, the Pakistan allrounder, has been cleared to resume bowling in international cricket after his action was found to be legal by the International Cricket Council on Tuesday (April 21). Hafeez's action was reported as suspect during the first Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi in November 2014...
  • Pakistan fear 0-3 against Bangladesh 6 days ago

    Wonder if Pakistan ever imagined themselves in this situation before their flight to Dhaka: staring at the possibility of being whitewashed by Bangladesh in an ODI series and hanging onto the excuse of 'team in transition'. If Azhar Ali's appointment as skipper to replace the retired Misbah-ul-Haq raised eyebrows, Pakistan's defeat...
  • Imran Khan replaces Sohail Khan for Bangladesh Tests 6 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan's injury setbacks continued Tuesday as paceman Sohail Khan was ruled out of the Test series in Bangladesh and was replaced by another fast bowler Imran Khan, an official said. Sohail, 30, suffered back spasm two days before the team's departure and was initially ruled out of the ongoing three-match...
  • Mohammad Yousuf blames PCB, team management for ODI-series defeat 6 days ago

    Karachi: Former Pakistan skipper Mohammad Yousuf has blamed the National Cricket Board and the team management, especially coach Waqar Younis for the side's defeat in the ODI series against Bangladesh. "I don't blame the new captain, Azhar Ali nor the players. I blame those who have been sitting in power for...
  • Waqar Younis hurt after series loss against Bangladesh 6 days ago

    Karachi: Terming the ODI series loss to Bangladesh as a big hurt and a huge disappointment, Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis has admitted that there are many problem areas that the team needs to sort out. "I agree with what the critics are saying about our cricket. There are many problem...
  • Pakistan cricket greats slam team over Bangladesh defeat 1 week ago

    Karachi: Pakistani greats on Monday slammed the team's first ever series loss to Bangladesh, with former captain Javed Miandad terming it the "lowest point" in his country's cricketing history. Bangladesh thumped Pakistan by seven wickets in the second one-day international in Dhaka on Sunday, their fourth series win over a full-member...
  • Are Bangladesh's victories no longer upsets? 1 week ago

    Bangladesh on Sunday etched their names into history books by clinching their first ever ODI series win against their more affluent South Asian rivals, Pakistan. Bangladesh have been around in the international arena for more than a decade but they have little to show as far as their performance graph is...
  • We didn't expect to lose against Bangladesh: Azhar Ali 1 week ago

    Bangladesh clinched a historic first ever one-day series win over Pakistan with an emphatic seven-wicket victory in the second of the three-match ODI series in Dhaka on Sunday. The new-look Pakistan, with just four World Cuppers in their ranks and led for the first time in a series by Azhar Ali,...
  • Bangladesh create history by clinching ODI series vs Pakistan April 19, 2015

    Dhaka: Opener Tamim Iqbal struck his second consecutive century as Bangladesh clinched the series with a seven-wicket victory over Pakistan in the second one-day international on Sunday. Tamim followed up his 132 with an unbeaten 116 - his sixth ODI century - to steer Bangladesh to 240 for 3 off 38.1...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Pakistan, 2nd ODI April 19, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) PLAYING XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Arafat Sunny, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed Pakistan: Azhar Ali (c), Sarfraz Ahmed (wk), Mohammad Hafeez, Haris Sohail, Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan,...