MASHRAFE MORTAZA

  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 2nd ODI 5 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh opted to bat against Zimbabwe Playing XIs: Zimbabwe: Hamilton Masakadza, Sikandar Raza, Vusi Sibanda, Brendan Taylor, Regis Chakabva (wk), Elton Chigumbura (capt), Solomon Mire, Tinashe Panyangara, John Nyumbu, Tendai Chatara, Tafadzwa Kamungozi Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Shakib...
  • World T20: Pakistan stay alive in semis race by hammering Bangladesh March 30, 2014

    Mirpur: Talented opener Ahmed Shehzad scored a brilliant unbeaten hundred as Pakistan crushed hosts Bangladesh by 50 runs in a Group 2 league encounter of the ICC World T20 to keep their semi-final hopes alive on Sunday. The result also eliminated Australia from the tournament and Pakistan and West Indies will...
  • Mortaza accepts criticism, promises to do well against India March 27, 2014

    Mirpur: Bangladesh pacer Mashrafe Mortaza said they deserve the criticism for the manner they suffered defeats against Hong Kong and West Indies but vowed to play good cricket to turn things around. Mortaza also said that BCB president Nazmul Hasan has indeed spoken to the players and tried to help...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Bangladesh, Asia Cup March 4, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Bangladesh have won the toss and opted to bat. Buoyed by their last-over win over arch-foes India, a rejuvenated Pakistan will look to seal a berth in the title clash as they lock horns with beleaguered hosts Bangladesh in their...
  • Mashrafe Mortaza ruled out of Asia Cup February 28, 2014

    Dhaka: The Bangladesh cricket team's injury problems were compounded after senior pacer Mashrafe Mortaza was ruled out of the remainder of the Asia Cup due to a side strain. The setback comes on the eve of their clash against a spirited Afghanistan. Pacer Shafiul Islam has been brought as Mortaza's replacement....
  • Beating India is no longer an upset, says Mashrafe Mortaza February 25, 2014

    Mirpur: Bangladesh's premier pacer Mashrafe Mortaza on Tuesday said that beating a heavyweight Indian cricket team is no longer considered as an "upset" as the hosts have defeated them on a few occasions in the near past including the last edition of Asia Cup. "I don't count a win against India...
  • 1st T20, Bangladesh vs SL: Hosts face uphill task against No. 1 SL February 11, 2014

    To prepare for the bigger battle at the ICC World Twenty20 will be on Sri Lanka and Bangladesh's mind when the two subcontinent teams face each other in the first T20 international at Chittagong on Wednesday. The twomatch series will also be a battle between the topranked T20 team Sri Lanka...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs New Zealand, Only T20I November 6, 2013

    After winning the ODI series 30 against New Zealand, hosts Bangladesh will be geared up for the only T20 and will be looking to fix their disastrous form in the shortest format of the game. Team from the sub continent have lost six of their last seven T20s that also includes...
  • Bangladesh recall Mashrafe Mortaza to ODI squad October 24, 2013

    Dhaka: Bangladesh have included fast bowler Mashrafe Mortaza in their ODI squad to face New Zealand, a surprising inclusion given he last played a match for the Tigers in December last year. Mortaza joined Anamul Haque and Naeem Islam in the 15man squad for the first two of three matches, while...
  • 1st Test: Buoyant WI up against hosts Bangladesh November 12, 2012

    West Indies are going into their first international game since their World T20 triumph last month in Sri Lanka, and its Bangladesh they are up against at Dhaka on Tuesday. West Indies, though improved in the limitedovers format in the last couple of the years, still have a lot to...
  • Bangladesh's Shariful banned for spotfixing September 4, 2012

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has banned former cricketer Shariful Haque for indefinite period for his role in the spotfixing allegations made against him by Mashrafe Mortaza ahead of the Bangladesh Premier League, BCB president said on Tuesday. A day before BPL started, Mashrafe had claimed that he was approached by...
  • Mortaza shines as Bangladesh sweep the board July 22, 2012

    Belfast: Mashrafe Mortaza produced a fine allround display as Bangladesh completed a 30 Twenty20 series sweep of Ireland with a dramatic lastball victory at Stormont on Saturday. The fastmedium bowler took 19 for 4 as Ireland, who made a good start, were restricted to 140 in their 20 overs. And...
  • Mortaza back, Tamim in reserves for Asia Cup March 6, 2012

    Dhaka: Mashrafe Mortaza has earned a recall and Tamim Iqbal demoted to a reserve member in Bangladeshs 14man squad for the Asia Cup which begins on Sunday in Mirpur. The national selectors omitted four of the 15 players who last played in the home oneday series against Pakistan in December, while...