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  • Watch: Afghanistan Day at World Cup, Sri Lanka trounce Bangladesh, Day 13 highlights 4 hours 1 minutes ago

    Afghanistan held their nerves to beat Scotland by a wicket for their first every win at ICC World Cup while the Sri Lankans jumped to No. 2 in Pool A by hammering Bangladesh. Watch all the highlights from Day 13. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka skipper hails 'brilliant' Dilshan, Sangakkara 19 hours 12 minutes ago

    Melbourne: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews hailed century makers Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara as "brilliant" after they lifted the 1996 champions to a 92-run win over Bangladesh on Thursday. Dilshan smashed an unbeaten 161 off 146 balls - the ninth highest score in World Cup history -- while Sangakkara marked...
  • World Cup: Bangladesh captain let down by batting, bowling, fielding 19 hours 22 minutes ago

    Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza described the 92-run defeat against Sri Lanka on Thursday as "frustrating", saying his team was not up to the mark in batting, bowling or fielding. "It is obvious we did not play well today," said Mortaza. "We need to work hard if we are to do well...
  • World Cup: Dilshan, Sangakkara guide Sri Lanka to huge win over Bangladesh 21 hours 9 minutes ago

    Something about Bangladesh triggers Sri Lanka into action. So far in the 2015 World Cup, Sri Lanka have failed to completely dominate an innings. At the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday (February 26), they dominated a whole match. Perhaps that wasn't surprising, given their 32-4 record against Bangladesh heading into this...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, World Cup, Match 18, Pool A Yesterday

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: The Islanders, losing finalists in the last two editions, have had an uninspiring start to the 2015 event, with their batsmen struggling to cope with the conditions in New Zealand. Angelo Mathews's men were thrashed by the co-hosts...
  • Bangladesh issues arrest warrants for former PM Khaleda Zia in graft cases 2 days ago

    Dhaka: A court in Bangladesh has issued arrest warrants against ex-Prime Minister Khaleda Zia and two others in two cases filed by the country's anti-graft body. The Special Judge Court-3 of Md Abu Ahmed Jomadar scrapped bail for Khaleda Zia, chairperson of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) after she failed to...
  • Upul Tharanga replaces Jeevan Mendis in Sri Lanka World Cup squad 2 days ago

    Wellington: Opening batsman Upul Tharanga will join Sri Lanka at the World Cup as a replacement for injured allrounder Jeevan Mendis. The International Cricket Council approved the replacement after Mendis injured a hamstring at training on Tuesday. Sri Lanka will play Bangladesh in Melbourne on Thursday in their third match in Pool...
  • Sri Lanka seek World Cup lift against Bangladesh 2 days ago

    Perennial contenders Sri Lanka will fear their own inconsistent form more than their opponents when they meet Bangladesh in the World Cup at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday. The Islanders, losing finalists in the last two editions, have had an uninspiring start to the 2015 event, with their batsmen struggling...
  • Sri Lanka, Bangladesh suffer World Cup injuries 3 days ago

    Sri Lanka and Bangladesh were dealt injury blows ahead of Thursday's World Cup clash at the Melbourne Cricket Ground with both Jeevan Mendis and Mushfiqur Rahim taken to hospital for assessment. Mendis, a left-handed batsman and right-arm leg-spinner, has a hamstring injury that could be serious enough to rule him out...
  • Bangladesh rubbished World Cup bookie links 3 days ago

    Melbourne: Bangladesh, on Monday, rubbished media reports back home that seamer Al-Amin Hossain had been kicked out of the World Cup for reportedly confessing to meeting an illegal Indian bookmaker. The official statement issued on Sunday by the team management had said Hossain, 25, was being sent home for breaking curfew...
  • Shafiul Islam cleared to join Bangladesh squad at World Cup 3 days ago

    Melbourne: The International Cricket Council has approved Shafiul Islam as a replacement in Bangladesh's World Cup squad for pace bowler Al-Amin Hossain, who was sent home after breaking a team curfew. Al-Amin did not play in the team's opening 105-run win over Afghanistan, and Bangladesh's second match against Australia was washed...
  • 48 killed as ferry with 150 people capsizes in Bangladesh 4 days ago

    Dhaka: At least 48 people, including many women and children, were killed on Sunday when an overcrowded ferry with over 150 passengers sank in a river in northwestern Bangladesh after colliding with a trawler, the latest maritime tragedy to hit the country. The ferry, heading to Paturia from Daulatdia in Rajbari,...
  • World Cup: Bangladesh's Al-Amin Hossain sent home for curfew breach 4 days ago

    Sydney: Bangladesh pace bowler Al-Amin Hossain will be sent home from the World Cup after breaking a team curfew in Brisbane, media reports claimed on Sunday. Team manager Khaled Mahmud told www.cricinfo.com that Al-Amin had failed to return to the team hotel before the 10:00pm local deadline on February 19. "Normally if...
  • Bangladesh rescues 30 from capsized ferry after trawler collision 4 days ago

    Dhaka: Bangladeshi rescuers on Sunday pulled 30 ferry passengers from the river Padma after the vessel capsized 70 km (44 miles) north of the capital with more than 100 people aboard, police said. Low-lying Bangladesh, with extensive inland waterways and slack safety standards, suffers regular ferry disasters, with deaths sometimes running...
  • Mamata Banerjee calls Bangladesh visit 'very successful' 5 days ago

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee termed her Bangladesh visit as "very successful". On returning after her visit to Bangladesh, Banerjee told reporters at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International airport that her visit was successful and she was overwhelmed by the hospitality of the people of that country. "The...
  • Watch: West Indies blow away Pakistan, ICC World Cup, Day 8 Highlights 5 days ago

    Reduced to a world record low of 1 for 4 chasing 310, Pakistan got a 150-run hammering, while Cyclone Marcia washed out the Australia-Bangladesh tie in Brisbane. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Brisbane washout piles pressure on England 5 days ago

    Brisbane: The beleaguered England team found themselves under even more pressure after rain forced Australia's World Cup match against Bangladesh in Brisbane on Saturday to be abandoned without a ball bowled. A point apiece for the no-result at the Gabba saw both Australia and Bangladesh move to three points, three behind...
  • Seniors need to stand up: Ponting advises Pakistan after WI thrashing 6 days ago

    Kris Srikkanth, Ricky Ponting and Zaheer Abbas analyse West Indies' big win over Pakistan and how the washout against Australia may benefit Bangladesh. ...
  • ICC World Cup: Australia, Bangladesh share points after Brisbane washout 6 days ago

    Brisbane: Australia's cricket World Cup Pool A match against Bangladesh was abandoned without a ball being bowled at the Gabba here Saturday. Both teams will get one point each. Heavy rain generated by Cyclone Marcia swamped Brisbane Friday and persisted again Saturday, meaning no play was possible. The rain had eased early...
  • As it happened: Australia vs Bangladesh, ICC World Cup, Match 11 6 days ago

    (For live updates scroll down) Quick Preview: Favourites Australia will look to go all guns blazing as they meet Bangladesh in a Pool A match of the cricket World Cup on Saturday with the threat of a washout looming large due to the Tropical Cyclone Marcia. Co-hosts Australia kicked off their campaign...
  • World Cup 2015: Won't mind sharing points with Australia, says Mortaza 6 days ago

    You could forgive Bangladesh mixed feelings ahead of their World Cup encounter against Australia at the Gabba in Brisbane on Saturday (February 21). With Cyclone Marcia having already hit the Queensland coast, and rain having lashed Brisbane for days now, the chances of the match going ahead are slim to...
  • World Cup 2015: We can't let our defeats get us down, says Jason Holder 6 days ago

    West Indies skipper Jason Holder is expecting plenty of entertainment against Pakistan when the two most mercurial sides in international cricket face off in the World Cup in Christchurch on Saturday. Pakistan and West Indies are both former world champions, both lost their best spin bowler before the tournament and both...
  • World Cup 2015: Australia look to go for kill against Bangladesh 6 days ago

    Favourites Australia will look to go all guns blazing as they meet Bangladesh in a Pool A match of the cricket World Cup on Saturday with the threat of a washout looming large due to the Tropical Cyclone Marcia. Co-hosts Australia kicked off their campaign in style, defeating old enemies England...
  • ICC World Cup: Aussie skipper Michael Clarke withholds team amid dire weather forecast 1 week ago

    Brisbane: Returning skipper Michael Clarke is keeping the makeup of his Australian team under wraps as deteriorating weather threatens Saturday's World Cup match against Bangladesh in Brisbane. Clarke, who is back after hamstring surgery, said concerns over the format of the game amid forecasts of flooding rain from Tropical Cyclone Marcia...
  • Talisman Shakib Al Hasan raises bar for Bangladesh players 1 week ago

    Mumbai: A Bangladesh cricketer leading any individual world ranking is an achievement in itself but Shakib Al Hasan has raised the bar considerably by topping the all-rounder's charts in all three formats. While a few might argue whether the 27-year-old is indeed currently the world's best all-rounder, there is not an...
  • World Cup 2015: No fielding restrictions for Michael Clarke's return 1 week ago

    Sydney: Michael Clarke says there will be no restrictions on where he fields in his return from injury for Australia's weather-threatened World Cup match with Bangladesh on Saturday. Clarke missed Australia's 111-run thrashing of England in Melbourne last weekend as he continued his recovery from his latest bout of hamstring trouble. But...
  • Watch: Afghanistan's debut, Day 5 highlights, ICC World Cup February 19, 2015

    A World Cup debut for Afghanistan and top class all-round show by No. 1 ODI allrounder Shakib Al Hasan. Highlights from Day 5 of the ICC World Cup 2015. ...
  • Kings of Cricket: Unrest in Pakistan squad? February 18, 2015

    CNN-IBN panel of experts discusses latest rumour of of internal rift between players and the team management over the attitude of some players. ...