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  • 1st Test: Six-wicket Shakib Al Hasan skittles Zimbabwe out on Day 1 13 hours 44 minutes ago

    Dhaka: Left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan took six for 59 as Bangladesh dismissed Zimbabwe for 240 on the opening day of the first Test in Dhaka on Saturday. Shakib, who made his Test comeback after serving a three-month ban for poor discipline, led a three-pronged spin attack that strangled Zimbabwe on...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 1st Test, Day 1 22 hours 32 minutes ago

    The veteran Bangladesh allrounder Shakib Al Hasan took his 12th five-for (6/59) as Zimbabwe bowled out the visitors for 240 and reached 27/1 at stumps on the opening day of the first Test in Dhaka on Saturday. Earlier, opener Sikandar Raza struck 51 on Saturday to steer Zimbabwe to 179 for...
  • Burdwan blast case: All arrested accused members of Bangladesh terror group JMB, says NIA Yesterday

    New Delhi/Kolkata: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday said the accused persons arrested in the Burdwan blast case and their associates were members of terror group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh, who were preparing IEDs for transporting them to that country for possible terror attacks. In a statement issued on Friday night, NIA...
  • Bangladesh, Zimbabwe begin Test series to avoid last rank Yesterday

    Mirpur: Nobody likes to be last. That adds extra spice to the three-Test cricket series between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe beginning at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Saturday. In the 10-team Test rankings, Zimbabwe are ninth, and Bangladesh 10th. Whoever loses the series will be 10th. "The ranking issue is there but more than...
  • Bangladesh call up uncapped spinner for Zimbabwe Test 6 days ago

    Bangladesh on Sunday included uncapped leg-spinner Jubair Hossain in their 14-man squad for the first home Test match against Zimbabwe. All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan returned to the Test side after he missed the West Indies tour in September because of suspension while batsman Marshall Ayub and medium pacer Shahadat Hossain have...
  • Zimbabwe select three Masakadza brothers for Bangladesh Tests October 16, 2014

    Zimbabwe have named three new caps, including a third Masakadza brother, in their 17-man Test squad to tour Bangladesh later this month. The selection means that batsman Hamilton, seamer Shingirai and left-arm orthodox spinner Wellington Masakadza could all appear in the same side when Zimbabwe play three Tests against their...
  • ICC suspends Prosper Utseya, Sohag Gazi for illegal action October 8, 2014

    Dubai: Bangladesh's Sohag Gazi and Zimbabwe's Prosper Utseya have been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect for "illegal" bowling actions, the ICC said on Wednesday. "The International Cricket Council on Wednesday confirmed that an independent analysis has found the bowling actions of Gazi and Utseya to be illegal...
  • Bangladeshi garments to spin business in northeast India: Indian diplomat October 8, 2014

    Agartala: Bangladeshi garment traders are keen on doing business in northeast India and the Tripura government is ready to provide logistical support to them, an Indian diplomat said here on Wednesday. "Bangladeshi garment manufacturers and traders have approached us to do business in the northeastern states. Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar...
  • PCB urged Bangladesh to send 'any' team to Pakistan October 7, 2014

    Dhaka: Pakistan's cricket chief has urged Bangladesh to send 'any' team to his country as they seek to bring back international matches following the deadly attack on Sri Lanka`s team bus in 2009. Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan arrived in Bangladesh on Monday and declared that it was now much...
  • Asian Games Cricket: Sri Lanka men beat Bangladesh by toss to reach finals October 2, 2014

    Sri Lanka dumped defending champions Bangladesh from the Asian Games cricket through the luck of the toss after their semi-final was rained out on Thursday. Bangladesh, sent in to bat in overcast conditions, recovered from 6-3 to reach 59 without further loss in 11 overs when rain hit the Yeonhui cricket...
  • Former Bangladesh skipper Ashraful's ban reduced to five years September 29, 2014

    The chairman of Bangladesh Cricket Board's (BCB) disciplinary panel on Monday reduced the eight-year ban on former skipper Mohammad Ashraful for involvement in 'fixing' to five years, with two years suspended, following his appeal in July to Justice Mohammad Abdur Rashid who chairs the disciplinary panel. Ashraful is serving a...
  • Bangladesh appoints Syed Muazzem Ali as new envoy to India September 29, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh on Monday appointed veteran diplomat and former foreign secretary Syed Muazzem Ali as its new High Commissioner to India. Ali served as the foreign secretary during the ruling Awami League's previous 1996-2001 tenure. He will succeed Tariq A Karim who is Bangladesh's envoy in India for the past five...
  • Asian Games: India men and women beat Bangladesh in Kabaddi September 28, 2014

    Incheon: India made a resounding start in kabaddi competition of the 17th Asian Games with both the men's and women's teams thrashing Bangladesh in their opening preliminary round matches at the Songdo Global University Gymnasium here on Sunday. Indian women's team was the first to get across their Bangladeshi counterparts as...
  • Bangladesh to restore abandoned railway linkages with India September 25, 2014

    Agartala: Bangladesh might restore the abandoned railway connectivity that existed before the partition of India to boost trade and people-to-people contact, Mohammad Mazibul Hoque, the country's railway minister, said here on Thursday. "After the partition of India in 1947, many railway connectivities between the two neighbours had snapped. We are considering...
  • Bangladesh becoming gold smuggling hub: Officials September 25, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh has seen a huge leap in gold smuggling to neighbouring India, the customs intelligence chief said. Mainul Hossain Khan said his team was catching gold smugglers red-handed every day at the country's two international airports, with bullion brought in mainly from the Middle East and believed destined for...
  • India, Bangladesh Foreign Ministers meet, no major headway on emotive issue September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: India on Saturday offered Bangladesh expertise in civil nuclear sector and outer space during a meeting between their Foreign Ministers but the meet could not make any major headway on emotive issues of Land Boundary Agreement, Teesta water sharing and extradition of ULFA leader Anup Chetia. During the third...
  • Bangladesh name Shakib, Rubel in Asian Games squad September 18, 2014

    Bangladesh's 15member squad for the Asian Games has received a fillip with star allrounder Shakib Al Hasan and fast bowler Rubel Hossain brought in as replacements for offspinner Sohag Gazi and paceman AlAmin Hossain who have come under the ICC radar clamping down on bowlers with suspect action. The Games...
  • West Indies' Darren Bravo fined by ICC September 17, 2014

    Dubai: West Indies player Darren Bravo has been found guilty of breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) Code of Conduct during the fourth and final day's play in the second Test against Bangladesh in St. Lucia. He was fined 30 percent of his match fee for breaching Article 2.1.8 of the...
  • 2nd Test: Benn takes five as West Indies thrash Bangladesh by 296 runs to win series 20 September 17, 2014

    Veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul completed his 30th Test century and leftarm spinner Sulieman Benn followed with 5 for 72 on Tuesday as the West Indies defeated Bangladesh by 296 runs late on day four of the second Test. The West Indies, playing their landmark 500th Test, swept the twoTest series 20. Chanderpaul's unbeaten...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Day 4 September 16, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Roundup: Shivnarine Chanderpaul's phenomenal run of form against Bangladesh continued with the veteran West Indies batsman unbeaten on 63 in guiding his team to 4 for 208, an overall lead of 427. After captain Denesh Ramdin declined to enforce...
  • Bangladesh says Bitcoin users could be jailed for up to 12 years September 16, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh's central bank warned against dealing in bitcoin, saying anybody caught using the virtual currency could be jailed under the country's strict antimoney laundering laws. The Bangladesh Bank, which regulates the impoverished country's banking industry, said it issued the order after reports in local media of Bitcoin transactions through various...
  • 2nd Test: Chanderpaul fifty puts West Indies in control September 16, 2014

    Shivnarine Chanderpaul's phenomenal run of form against Bangladesh continued with the veteran West Indies batsman unbeaten on 63 in guiding his team to 4208, an overall lead of 427, at stumps on the third day of the second and final Test at the Beausejour Stadium on Monday. After captain Denesh Ramdin...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Day 3 September 15, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Roundup: Kemar Roach took 5 for 33 as Bangladesh slumped to 104 for seven at stumps. Bangladesh still trail their hosts' first innings score by 276 runs. Mahmudullah will continue in the morning on 13, and Shafiul Islam has...
  • 2nd Test: Kemar Roach dismantles Bangladesh on Day 2 September 15, 2014

    Kemar Roach took 5 for 33 as Bangladesh slumped to 104 for seven at stumps on the second day of the second and final Test against the West Indies at the Beausejour Stadium on Sunday. Bangladesh still trail their hosts' first innings score by 276 runs. Mahmudullah will continue in the morning...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Day 2 September 14, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Roundup: Opening batsmen Leon Johnson and Kraigg Brathwaite hit halfcenturies as the West Indies built a strong firstday total of 246 for 3 against Bangladesh in the second Test at Beausejour Stadium on Saturday. Lefthander Johnson, on debut, compiled...
  • 2nd Test: Opening stand guides WI to 246 for 3 on day one September 14, 2014

    St. Lucia: Opening batsmen Leon Johnson and Kraigg Brathwaite hit halfcenturies as the West Indies built a strong firstday total of 246 for 3 against Bangladesh in the second Test at Beausejour Stadium on Saturday. Lefthander Johnson, on debut, compiled 66 off 162 balls. He struck five fours and a six. Brathwaite,...
  • Sheikh Hasina, Narendra Modi likely to meet on UNGA sidelines: Bangladesh official September 13, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to hold first meeting with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on September 27 on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, a foreign ministry official said on Saturday. "The two prime ministers are likely to hold their...
  • WI vs Ban, 2nd Test, Day 1: as it happened September 13, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh elected to bowl. PLAYING XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Shamsur Rahman, Anamul Haque, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim (c/wk), Nasir Hossain, Taijul Islam, AlAmin Hossain, Shafiul Islam, Robiul Islam West Indies: Leon Johnson, Kraigg Brathwaite, Kirk Edwards, Darren Bravo, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Jermaine...
  • Historymaker Chanderpaul cherishes West Indies' 500th Test September 13, 2014

    West Indies' most capped player, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, is cherishing the 500th Test to be played by the regional side, and says it is a reminder of the rich cricketing heritage of the Caribbean. The second and final Test against Bangladesh starting on Saturday will signal the historic landmark and Chanderpaul says...