CHITTAGONG

  • Bangladesh aim to sweep Test series against Zimbabwe November 11, 2014

    Chittagong: Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim warned his side against being complacent when the hosts begin the final Test against Zimbabwe in Chittagong from Wednesday aiming for a 3-0 series whitewash. Bangladesh posted a tense three-wicket win in the first Test in Dhaka, before routing the tourists by 162 runs in the...
  • Zimbabwe to tour Bangladesh in October July 16, 2014

    Zimbabwe will play three Tests and five oneday internationals on their monthlong tour of Bangladesh starting in October, the local cricket board said on Wednesday. Chittagong will host the first two Tests from October 26 and November 3 while Mirpur stages the third from November 11, the Bangladesh Cricket Board said...
  • 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)...
  • Chittagong track will help pace and bounce: Amla April 3, 2014

    Mirpur: Hashim Amla is all too aware that the performance of the India spinners will go a long way to deciding the World Twenty20 semi-final against South Africa on Friday. The challenge posed by legspinner Amit Mishra and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who have each won two player-of-the-match awards so far in...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 5 February 8, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Kumar Sangakkara became only the second player to hit a triple century and a century in the same match as Sri Lanka remained on track to win the second Test against Bangladesh. After Sri Lanka declared their second innings on...
  • Ban vs SL, 2nd Test Day 4: as it happened February 7, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Day 3 roundup: Imrul Kayes and Shamsur Rahman hit their maiden centuries to lift Bangladesh to 409 for 8 at stumps on the third day of the second Test against Sri Lanka on Thursday. Shakib Al Hasan contributed 50 while...
  • 2nd Test: Sri Lanka 314/5 vs Bangladesh after Sangakkara ton on Day 1 February 4, 2014

    Chittagong: Kumar Sangakkara's 34th century steered Sri Lanka to a commanding 314 for 5 against Bangladesh at stumps on the first day of the second Test at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium here on Tuesday. Sangakkara remained unbeaten on 160, his sixth century against the host, the most by any batsman...
  • Ban vs SL, 2nd Test Day 1: as it happened February 4, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Sri Lanka routed Bangladesh by an innings in the first Test at Mirpur and they will look for the same sort of result in the second and final Test in Chittagong. Whether it's batting or bowling, Sri Lanka were clinical...
  • West Indies refuse to play in Bangladesh, citing security concerns December 8, 2013

    Dhaka: Citing security concerns, the West Indies Under19 cricket team Sunday declined to play Bangladesh U19 in Chittagong, 242 km southeast of capital Dhaka. The visitors expressed their reluctance after a bomb blast Saturday night in front of their hotel in the seaport city Chittagong, where the West Indies team...
  • Crude device explodes outside Indian envoy's office in Bangladesh November 11, 2013

    Chittagong: A crude device exploded outside Indian Assistant High Commission office in Chittagong, Bangladesh on Monday. The incident happened after the office hours. Crude device also known as Cocktail was thrown on the guard hut outside the Indian envoy's office. No injuries have been reported in the incident. The Bangladesh...
  • Bangladesh seek rare Test series win against New Zealand October 20, 2013

    Dhaka: Spinner Sohag Gazi is hoping to repeat the allround heroics he showed in the drawn first Test against New Zealand as Bangladesh seek a rare series win against New Zealand this week. The 22yearold shone in the series opener in Chittagong earlier this month. He became the first cricketer in...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs NZ, 1st Test, Day 4 October 12, 2013

    CLICK HERE for Live Score from Day 3 of the first Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand. Day 3 Roundup Young lefthander Mominul Haque scored an impressive 181 as Bangladesh made light of New Zealand's bowling attack on the third day of the first Test on Friday. The 22yearold anchored the innings...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 3 October 11, 2013

    CLICK HERE for Live Score from Day 3 of the first Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand. Day 2 Roundup: Bangladesh started the day by taking two wickets in two overs but BJ Watling and Trent Boult's resistance down the order propelled New Zealand to 469 all out. Watling scored 103...
  • Terrorists of Indian insurgent outfits operating from 22 'hideouts' in Bangladesh: BSF IG September 29, 2013

    Agartala: Terrorists of Indian insurgent outfits are operating from 22 'hideouts' in border areas of Bangladesh, a top BSF official said on Sunday. The ultras are carrying out antiIndia activities from 22 'hideouts' in Bangladesh, mostly in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Inspector General (IG) of BSF, Tripura Frontier, RK Mishra said....
  • I'll direct if no one else will do justice to my script: Prasoon Joshi June 3, 2013

    Prasoon Joshi is an Indian lyricist, script writer and advertising professional. He has won the National Award twice for his work in 'Taare Zameen Par' and in 'Chittagong'. His forthcoming project as the script and dialogue writer is the eagerly awaited 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' to be released in July 2013....
  • ICC to probe Mohammad Ashraful's matchfixing link May 30, 2013

    Dhaka: The International Cricket Council is probing allegations of matchfixing in Bangladesh cricket with former captain Mohammad Ashraful among those being questioned, local officials said on Thursday. ICC anticorruption inspectors were investigating allegations of wrongdoing during a match in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), a spokesman for the Bangladesh Cricket Board...
  • 'Chittagong' director Bedabrata Pain describes journey towards filmmaking March 19, 2013

    Chittagong is a 2012 film, based upon the events of India's Chittagong uprising. ...
  • 13 National Film Awards for Malayalam movies March 18, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Malayalam films did not win any of major National Film Awards, but they jointly secured 13 awards. The awards were announced in Delhi Monday. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy applauded the efforts of all the awardees for keeping the Malayalam film's flag flying high with 13 awards. The 13 nods include...
  • 'Bolo na' had calibre for National award: Shankar Mahadevan March 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The song 'Bolo na', which has been named for two National awards Monday, had the calibre to win such an honour, says Shankar Mahadevan, who has won the best playback singer (male) for the number. "This was not expected, but I knew that this song had the calibre to...
  • Chittagong Kings edge out Sylhet Royals to enter final February 18, 2013

    Mirpur: Chittagong Kings pipped Sylhet Royals by three wickets on Monday in the semifinal of Bangladesh Premier League to enter the final where they will lock horns with Dhaka Gladiators on Tuesday. Mahmudullah, the captain of Chittagong Kings, won the toss and opted to field. His bowlers vindicated the decision...
  • ChittagongSylhet semis postponed to Monday due to rain February 17, 2013

    Dhaka: The Bangladesh Premier League semifinal between Chittagong Kings and Sylhet Royals was washed out without a single a ball being bowled here on Sunday. The match will now be played on Monday, according to governing council secretary Ismail Haider Mallick. He also added that if the rain continues on Monday and...
  • Chittagong Kings pip Duronto Rajshahi to enter semifinal February 16, 2013

    Mirpur: Chittagong Kings pipped Duronto Rajshahi by four wickets on Saturday to set up a semifinal clash with Sylhet Royals. Mukhtar Ali, skipper of Duronto Rajshahi, won the toss and opted to bat but Taskin Ahmed bowled with demonic precision to chalk up three wickets to reduce Duronto Rajshahi...
  • Chittagong Kings thump Sylhet Royals by 119 runs February 8, 2013

    Mirpur: Chittagong Kings thrashed Sylhet Royals by 119 runs in an one sided encounter in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League on Friday. Batting first, Kings made a huge 193 for 4 and then bowled out Royals for 74. After winning the toss, Royals chose to field first but things did...
  • BPL: Ryan ten Doeschate sets up rout of Khulna Royal Bengals February 7, 2013

    Mirpur: Ryan ten Doeschate roared to life in the Bangladesh Premier League as Chittagong Kings made a meal of Khulna Royal Bengals here on Thursday. The Netherlands and Essex allrounder thumped an unbeaten 95 off just 61 deliveries to power Chittagong to 156 for 5, after which Kevon Cooper and...
  • Chittagong Kings thrash Dhaka Gladiators by 54 runs February 2, 2013

    Chittagong: Chittagong Kings registered their second consecutive victory in the Bangladesh Premier League by thrashing muchfancied Dhaka Gladiators by 54 runs on Saturday. Dhaka Gladiators's skipper Mohammad Ashraful opted to field and his bowlers' did a fine job by bowling Chittagong Kings out for 142 in 20 overs. Naeem Islam...
  • BPL: Taylor wins it for Chittagong Kings February 1, 2013

    Chittagong: Chittagong Kings skipper Brendan Taylor led from the front and cracked an unbeaten 69 to power his team to a eightwicket victory over Khulna Royal Bengals on Friday. Taylor won the toss and put Khulna Royals to bat. His bowlers ratified his decision and restricted the opposition to 136...
  • BPL: Sylhet Royals beat Chittagong Kings by three wickets January 28, 2013

    Chittagong: Sylhet Royals bludgeoned their way to a fifth consecutive win, defeating Chittagong Kings by three wickets in their BPL match at the MA Aziz Stadium on Monday. For the Kings, it was their third loss in four matches in the tournament. Paul Stirling and Elton Chigumbura (31 off 17 balls)...
  • First win for Chittagong Kings in BPL January 24, 2013

    Khulna: In a low scoring affair Chittagong Kings register their first win this season edging our Barisal Burners by 21 runs at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium, Khulna on Thursday. Chasing a modest target of 129 to win, the Burners were bundled out for 108 with their captain Hodge top...
  • BPL: Duronto Rajshahi edge Chittagong Kings in a thriller January 19, 2013

    Duronto Rajshahi snatched a dramatic 2run victory over Chittagong Kings in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 tournament in Dhaka on Saturday. Chasing 100 runs to win, Chittagong Kings were bowled out for just 97 in 19.3 overs. Opting to bat first, Duronto lost wickets at regular intervals and only managed...
  • Lara named brand ambassador of Chittagong Kings October 16, 2012

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) franchise Chittagong Kings have named former West Indies cricket captain Brian Lara as their brand ambassador. The West Indies batting legend, who has signed a threeyear contract with the Kings, will be here next month to complete the formalities. "I am excited and honoured to announce...