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  • Zimbabwe to tour Bangladesh in October July 16, 2014

    Zimbabwe will play three Tests and five one-day internationals on their month-long 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...
  • 2nd ODI: Bangladesh wary as India eye series win June 17, 2014

    Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim may feel that sans players like MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, it's almost India A touring Bangladesh; but the way the visitors chased a challenging 272 and eventually won the rain-curtailed first ODI via D/L method, Rahim was made to eat his words. Bangladesh haven't...
  • 1st ODI: Uthappa, Rahane lead India to 7-wicket win over Bangladesh June 15, 2014

    Mirpur: Ajinkya Rahane anchored his innings to perfection in the company of comeback man Robin Uthappa and guided India to a comfortable seven-wicket victory in a rain-truncated first ODI against Bangladesh here on Sunday. Chasing a target of 273 in 50 overs, India were cruising along at 100 for 1 in...
  • 1st ODI: Golden chance for India youngsters, Bangladesh eye redemption June 15, 2014

    While the whole world is in the grip of football World Cup fever, India arranged a last-minute ODI series in Bangladesh before the testing tour of England, but the three-match rubber starting Sunday isn't trivial, for it provides the fringe Indian players a chance to prove their mettle in the...
  • As it happened: World T20, India vs Sri Lanka Final April 6, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Playing his final T20 International, Sangakkara hit a match-winning 52 not out after Sri Lanka restricted India to a paltry 130/4 in the final on Sunday. Pre-match: Familiarity counts for nothing when pride and prize are at stake in equal measure. Not...
  • Team India goes 'CSK way' as training jersey turns yellow March 16, 2014

    Fatullah: To put it mildly, the colour of their recent performances has been dull but that didn't deter the BCCI from trying to add a dash of brightness ahead of Holi. The Indian team on Sunday sported a bright canary yellow training jersey on the eve of their first warm-up match...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI February 22, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page TOSS: Sri Lanka decided to field. PLAYING XIs: Bangladesh: 1 Anamul Haque (wk), 2 Shamsur Rahman, 3 Mominul Haque, 4 Mushfiqur Rahim (c), 5 Naeem Islam, 6 Mahmudullah 7 Nasir Hossain, 8 Sohag Gazi, 9 Arafat Sunny, 10 Shafiul Islam, 11 Rubel...
  • 3rd ODI: Sri Lanka target clean sweep in Bangladesh February 21, 2014

    Sri Lanka will be without the veteran trio of Mahela Jayawardene, Kumara Sangakkara and Tillakaratne Dilshan as they target a clean sweep in Bangladesh by winning the third and final ODI in Mirpur on Saturday. The first instance since 1999 when not one of Jaywardene, Sangakkara and Dilshan will be in...
  • 1st Test: Sri Lanka hammer Bangladesh by an innings and 248 runs in four days January 30, 2014

    Mirpur: Dilruwan Perera claimed his maiden five-wicket haul in his just second Test to help Sri Lanka to a comprehensive innings and 248-runs victory over Bangladesh before tea on the fourth day of the first Test Thursday. Perera finished with figures of 5 for 109 and Suranga Lakmal had 3 for...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3 January 29, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 round-up: Opener Kaushal Silva hit a maiden Test century to lead a dominant batting display by Sri Lanka on the second day. Silva scored 139 as the tourists reached 375-5 by stumps. Sri Lanka will resume on Wednesday...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 2 January 28, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 1 round-up: Kaushal Sliva hit 30 and Dimuth Karunarate scored 28 to help Sri Lanka reach 60 for 0 at stumps on the first day of the first Test against Bangladesh on Monday. The Sri Lankans were still trailing...
  • 21 killed in Bangladesh violence after Jamaat leader's hanging December 15, 2013

    Dhaka: The death toll in violence across Bangladesh triggered by the execution of a top Jamaat-e-Islami leader has risen to 21, prompting Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to issue a stern warning saying, "We know how to control you." Abdul Quader Mollah, known as the "Butcher of Mirpur" for atrocities committed during...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs New Zealand, 2nd ODI October 31, 2013

    TOSS: Bangladesh decide to bat. TEAM NEWS: Shamsur Rahman makes his debut for Bangladesh, replacing Anamul Haque. New Zealand replace injured Williamson with Latham and Mills comes in place of McClenaghan. Bangladesh won the first ODI by 43 runs (D/L), and another win here in Mirpur today will help them clinch the...
  • 1st ODI: Rubel six-wicket haul leads Bangladesh to win October 29, 2013

    TOSS: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum won the toss and decided to field. TEAM NEWS: Shakib Al Hasan not in the eleven due to illness. Zia ur Rahman, Shamsur Rahman and Al Amin Hossain also miss out. New Zealand decided to bench Latham, Mills, Munro and Milne. The last time these two...
  • As it happened: 2nd Test, Ban vs NZ, Day 5 October 25, 2013

    No play was possible on Day 5 due to persistent rain that forced the umpires to call off the match, which resulted in 0-0 series result after two drawn Tests. Day-4 Round-up: Mominul Haque smashed his second Test century to help Bangladesh cruise to 269 for 3 and take a 114-run...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 4 October 24, 2013

    Day 3 Round-up: Corey Anderson's maiden century and half-centuries by tailenders BJ Watling and Ish Sodhi lifted New Zealand to 419-8 and a 137-run lead over Bangladesh on the third day of the second Test on Wednesday. New Zealand, who have never lost a Test to Bangladesh, were almost in...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs NZ, 2nd Test, Day 3 October 23, 2013

    Day 2 Round-up: Shakib Al Hasan claimed three wickets to restrict New Zealand to 107 for 3 in reply to Bangladesh's 282 on a rain-interrupted second day of the second Test on Tuesday. Tea was enforced 26 minutes earlier than scheduled after rain thwarted play. The rain never relented and...
  • 5th ODI: Bangladesh beat WI by 2 wickets; win series 3-2 December 8, 2012

    Dhaka: Bangladesh held its nerve to beat West Indies by two wickets and win only a second one-day international cricket series between them on Saturday. A day after the home team failed to chase down 211 and West Indies tied the series 2-2, Bangladesh labored to surpass West Indies' total...
  • 4th ODI: WI thrash Bangladesh by 75 runs in low-scorer December 8, 2012

    Dhaka: Captain Darren Sammy smashed an aggressive half-century and then took 3-28 to guide West Indies to a 75-run victory against Bangladesh in the fourth one-day international to level the five-match series at 2-2 on Friday. Sammy hit five boundaries and two sixes in smashing 60 off 62 balls Friday to...
  • 5th ODI: Bangladesh eye much-awaited ODI series victory December 7, 2012

    Mirpur: After Bangladesh stamped their authority at home with two convincing victory in the first two ODIs, West Indies clawed back into the series with two wins of their own. If it was Marlon Samuels' century that spared West Indies' blushes in the third ODI, captain Darren Sammy came good...
  • Bangladesh ready to kill another giant March 21, 2012

    Dhaka: Mushfiqur Rahim is confident he can lead Bangladesh to a historic victory in their first Asia Cup final against Pakistan at Mirpur's Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Thursday. Bangladesh have never won a major title, and the expectations of home fans have ballooned in the past week as the team beat...
  • Asia Cup: Bangladesh seek historic victory March 21, 2012

    Mirpur: Bangladesh have done the unthinkable by making it to the Asia Cup final for the first time in its 28-year history, and Pakistan – who have won the title just once in 2000 - now must be looking over their shoulders ahead of the title showdown on Thursday. Who would...
  • Expected the 100 earlier: Tendulkar March 20, 2012

    Sachin Tendulkar talking to CNN-IBN said that the commitment was always there and he is proud of his efforts. ...
  • Bangladesh call-up uncapped Abul Hossain March 19, 2012

    Dhaka: Bangladesh have called up uncapped left-arm pace bowler Abul Hossain to replace the injured Shafiul Islam in their Asia Cup squad, a team official said on Sunday. Shafiul has been ruled out of the tournament after injuring his shoulder fielding in their match against India on Friday. "Shafiul has damaged some...
  • Bookie killed after India beat Pakistan March 19, 2012

    Islamabad: A bookie was shot dead in Lahore after India defeated Pakistan in an Asia Cup match, a media report said on Monday. Gunmen shot dead 55-year-old Shaukat, alias Lambha on Sunday, the Dawn reported. His brothers' families alerted the police after hearing gunshots. A police official said that they found a book...
  • Asia Cup: Bangladesh eyeing final spot March 19, 2012

    Mirpur: Who would have thought it would come to this? Pakistan, despite a crushing six-wicket defeat, are in the Asia Cup final, while India, with two wins, need Sri Lanka – out of the tournament – to beat Bangladesh to ensure they join their archrivals at the summit. For a...
  • Always special to beat Pakistan: Kohli March 19, 2012

    Virat Kohli talks to CNN-IBN after his match-winning knock against Pakistan in the Asia Cup. ...