Mushfiqur Rahim

  • Good dressing room atmosphere is key to India's success: MS Dhoni 28-03-2014 11:30 PM

    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...
  • Tension in Bangladesh camp ahead of crucial India game 27-03-2014 03:54 PM

    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 25-03-2014 06:13 PM

    (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...
  • World T20: Wary West Indies face cautious Bangladesh 24-03-2014 11:30 PM

    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...
  • As it happened: World T20, Hong Kong vs Bangladesh 20-03-2014 06:18 PM

    (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...
  • We'll come back strong in World T20: Mushfiqur Rahim 07-03-2014 10:01 AM

    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...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, Asia Cup 06-03-2014 12:49 PM

    (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...
  • Asia Cup: Pakistan aim final berth, Bangladesh seek pride 03-03-2014 02:02 PM

    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...
  • It's time to replace those who can't perform: Rahim 02-03-2014 02:20 PM

    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....
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, Asia Cup, Game 5 01-03-2014 01:02 PM

    (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...
  • Bangladesh, Afghanistan fight to stay afloat in Asia Cup 28-02-2014 02:22 PM

    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...
  • Injured Mushfiqur Rahim uncertain for Afghanistan match 27-02-2014 10:52 PM

    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...
  • Asia Cup: Virat Kohli's India open campaign against hosts Bangladesh 25-02-2014 05:47 PM

    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 22-02-2014 11:54 AM

    (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...
  • 3rd ODI: Sri Lanka target clean sweep in Bangladesh 21-02-2014 02:49 PM

    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...
  • 2nd ODI: Sangakkara century helps Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh 20-02-2014 08:48 PM

    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...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI 20-02-2014 11:45 AM

    (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,...
  • Bangladesh want batsmen to fire in 2nd ODI against Sri Lanka 19-02-2014 07:44 PM

    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 16-02-2014 01:07 PM

    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...
  • Ban vs SL, 2nd Test Day 1: as it happened 04-02-2014 08:41 AM

    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...
  • 2nd Test: Sri Lanka look for another clinical show against Bangladesh 02-02-2014 06:55 PM

    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...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3 29-01-2014 08:48 AM

    (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...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 2 28-01-2014 09:08 AM

    (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...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 1 27-01-2014 09:03 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Sri Lanka will look to bounce back after an embarrassing setback last week as Angelo Mathews' tourists begin a two-Test series against an equally inconsistent Bangladesh from Monday. The Islanders were left red-faced when Pakistan chased down 302 in...
  • 3rd ODI: Bangladesh eye whitewash, NZ consolation win 02-11-2013 10:27 AM

    Buoyed by the series-winning lead in the second ODI at Mirpur, Bangladesh have pressure off their minds while New Zealand will like to fly back home with at least one win in the third ODI at Fatullah on Sunday. Bangladesh won the first two games at Mirpur in the three-match...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs New Zealand, 2nd ODI 31-10-2013 12:29 PM

    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...
  • 1st ODI: Rubel's six-wicket haul leads Bangladesh to win 29-10-2013 11:03 PM

    Mirpur: Fast bowler Rubel Hossain took a hat-trick and a career-best 6 for 26 to help Bangladesh win the rain-affected first one-day international against New Zealand by 43 runs on Tuesday. New Zealand was 82 for 3 after 20 overs when unexpected rain delayed the match for 105 minutes. Given...
  • New Zealand to seek revenge in Bangladesh ODIs 28-10-2013 08:14 PM

    Dhaka: New Zealand will be seeking to avenge a humiliating loss to Bangladesh three years ago when the One-day International series against the hosts starts in Dhaka on Tuesday. New Zealand were stunned in 2010 when they went down 4-0 to a young Bangladeshi side, a drubbing that sparked repercussions...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs NZ, 2nd Test, Day 3 23-10-2013 08:55 AM

    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...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 2 22-10-2013 08:57 AM

    Day 1 Round-up: Opener Tamim Iqbal scored 95 runs to help Bangladesh reach 228 for 5 at tea on the first day of the second Test against New Zealand on Monday before rain suspended play for the day. Tamim's 95 came off 153 balls that included 17 boundaries. Kane Williamson...