Mushfiqur Rahim

  • 1st ODI: West Indies look to extend Bangladesh's woeful run 3 days ago

    St. George's: West Indies and Bangladesh commence a three-match one-day International series at the Queen's Park Stadium in Grenada on Wednesday with the home side heavily favoured to extend the tourists' miserable record in 2014. Despite several encouraging performances in a 95-run win in their lone warm-up fixture against a Grenada...
  • 3rd ODI: India eye clean sweep against Bangladesh June 18, 2014

    After Stuart Binny's six for four took India to a 47-run win over Bangladesh in the second ODI, the visitors will be eyeing a whitewash in the last match of the three-match series in Mirpur on Thursday. Bangladesh had a golden chance to level the series after India were bowled out...
  • Mushfiqur Rahim apologises for Bangladesh's defeat June 18, 2014

    Mirpur: At a loss to explain the humiliation inflicted on his team by India in the second one-dayer, Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim has apologised to the fans for the "shameful" display. Bangladesh did well to restrict India to 105 but their batting collapsed spectacularly, folding up for 58 runs after being...
  • 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...
  • Forget defeats and be positive: Mushfiqur tells teammates June 14, 2014

    Mirpur: A prolonged winless run has dented their morale but Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim on Saturday urged his team-mates to display positive body language in the three-match ODI series against India from Sunday as he feels it will translate into good performance. "We lost seven one-dayers this year and in terms...
  • Bangladesh pick uncapped Taskin, Mithun for India series June 5, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh on Thursday named uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Mithun Ali and pacer Taskin Ahmed in their 15-member squad to be led by Mushfiqur Rahim for three One-day Internationals against India, starting in Dhaka on June 15. Mithun, 24, made his Twenty20 debut against Sri Lanka at Chittagong in February, but was...
  • Disappointed that India are sending weak team for ODI series, says Mushfiqur Rahim May 29, 2014

    Mirpur: Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim has expressed disappointment over India's decision to send a weakened squad for the three one-dayers but added the move will act as extra motivation for the hosts. After a marathon meeting of the selection panel in Mumbai, the BCCI named a 15-member team under Suresh Raina...
  • Good dressing room atmosphere is key to India's success: MS Dhoni March 28, 2014

    Mirpur: Despite stormy events back home, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni stayed calm and attributed his team's success to a 'good dressing room atmosphere' where every individual was happy about each other's success. While the skipper made it clear that he won't take any questions unrelated to the World T20 but...
  • Tension in Bangladesh camp ahead of crucial India game March 27, 2014

    Mirpur: All is certainly not well in the Bangladesh camp ahead of their do-or-die encounter in the ICC World T20 against a formidable Indian side on Friday. It seems that Bangladesh number one player Shakib-al-Hasan and skipper Mushfiqur Rahim are not on the same page which is evident from the...
  • As it happened: World T20, West Indies vs Bangladesh March 25, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim has won the toss and opted to field against West Indies Aware that another defeat would jeopardize their progress in the tournament, defending champions West Indies would aim to bring their campaign back on track as...
  • World T20: Wary West Indies face cautious Bangladesh March 24, 2014

    Mirpur: Aware that another defeat would jeopardize their progress in the tournament, defending champions West Indies would aim to bring their campaign back on track as they face an inconsistent Bangladesh in the second group league encounter of the ICC World T20 on Monday. While West Indies' campaign begun on a...
  • As it happened: World T20, Hong Kong vs Bangladesh March 20, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Hong Kong won the toss and put Bangladesh in to bat. Playing XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (c/wk), Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain, Mahmudullah, Farhad Reza, Al-Amin Hossain, Abdur Razzak, Rubel Hossain Hong Kong: Waqas Barkat,...
  • We'll come back strong in World T20: Mushfiqur Rahim March 7, 2014

    Mirpur: After ending their Asia Cup campaign with four straight defeats, Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim has vowed to come back stronger in the World Twenty20, beginning in 10 day's time here. "Obviously a win today could have given us a winning momentum and maybe we're a little bit low on confidence....
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, Asia Cup March 6, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Bangladesh win the toss and will bat On a rampaging run with three wins in as many matches, table-toppers Sri Lanka will look to continue their unbeaten streak when they take on a demoralised Bangladesh in an inconsequential one-dayer of...
  • Asia Cup: Pakistan aim final berth, Bangladesh seek pride March 4, 2014

    Mirpur: 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 last round-robin Asia Cup match here on Tuesday. The top two teams qualify for the summit clash and Pakistan,...
  • It's time to replace those who can't perform: Rahim March 2, 2014

    Fatullah: Humiliated by Afghanistan in the ongoing Asia Cup, a livid Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim said the 32-run defeat against the tournament-debutantes was "shameful" and should trigger a few sackings. "This is a shameful loss. For a split second I thought we wouldn't lose this game, being honest with you. I...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, Asia Cup, Game 5 March 1, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The Afghan bowling unit combined well to complement half-centuries from Stanikzai and Shenwari to bowl out Bangladesh for 222 after posting 254/6. Both the teams were winless after losing their opening matches but not without showing some spark against their respective...
  • Bangladesh, Afghanistan fight to stay afloat in Asia Cup February 28, 2014

    Fatullah (Bangladesh): An interesting battle of the minnows is on the cards when Bangladesh and tournament-debutants Afghanistan fight it out here on Saturday to stay alive in the Asia Cup after suffering opening losses. Both the teams are winless after losing their opening matches but not without showing some spark against...
  • Injured Mushfiqur Rahim uncertain for Afghanistan match February 27, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim, who had sustained a shoulder injury while fielding against India, is still under observation and it's not yet known whether he would be available for their Asia Cup match against Afghanistan on Saturday. "For now we will continue to assess his condition," team physio Vibhav Singh...
  • Asia Cup: Virat Kohli's India open campaign against hosts Bangladesh February 25, 2014

    Three things take precedence over most other in India's Asia Cup campaign this year - MS Dhoni's absence, Virat Kohli's captaincy and Cheteshwar Pujara's return to the ODIs. But topping the list of objectives will be to arrest a slide that began in South Africa and extended to New Zealand...
  • 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...
  • 2nd ODI: Sangakkara century helps Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh February 20, 2014

    Mirpur: Kumar Sangakkara's 17th international century led Sri Lanka to an easy 61-run win over Bangladesh in the second one-day International at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Thursday. Bangladesh were bowled out for 228 in reply of Sri Lanka's 289 for 6. The victory gave Sri Lanka an unassailable 2-0 lead in...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI February 20, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Toss: Sri Lanka have won the toss and will bat first against Bangladesh in the second ODI. Teams: Sri Lanka: Kushal Janith Perera, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara(w), Dinesh Chandimal, Ashan Priyanjan, Angelo Mathews(c), Kithuruwan Vithanage, Thisara Perera, Sachithra Senanayake, Lasith Malinga, Ajantha...
  • Bangladesh want batsmen to fire in 2nd ODI against Sri Lanka February 20, 2014

    Bangladesh squandered another golden chance to register a victory against Sri Lanka in the first ODI when they could not close the contest after restricting the visitors to 67 for 8 at one stage, and Thursday's second encounter will provide the hosts another chance to beat their sub-continent rivals in...
  • 1st ODI: Bangladesh look to end losing streak against Sri Lanka February 16, 2014

    Bangladesh will look to turn the tide when they take on Sri Lanka in first of the three-ODI series in Mirpur on Monday. The hosts are still winless since their sub-continental rivals began their tour, losing both the Test and Twenty20 series. Although the two-Test series was more one-sided, with Sri...
  • Ban vs SL, 2nd Test Day 1: as it happened February 4, 2014

    For ball-by-ball 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...
  • 2nd Test: Sri Lanka look for another clinical show against Bangladesh February 3, 2014

    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 starting in Chittagong on Monday. Whether it's batting or bowling, Sri Lanka were clinical in both the departments. They batted just once...
  • 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...