Shamsur Rahman

  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 5 February 8, 2014

    For ball-by-ball 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...
  • 2nd Test: Sangakkara scores hundred to lift SL on Day 4 February 7, 2014

    Chittagong: 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 on Friday with a day remaining. After Sri Lanka declared their second innings on 305 for 4, setting...
  • Ban vs SL, 2nd Test Day 4: as it happened February 7, 2014

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Day 3 round-up: 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: Bangladesh trail SL by 178 runs on Day 3 February 6, 2014

    Chittagong: 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 Nasir Hossain made 42. The hosts are trailing by 178 runs after Sri...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test January 30, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 round-up: Mahela Jayawardene become Test cricket's sixth-highest run-getter with a glorious unbeaten double-century as Sri Lanka compounded Bangladesh's misery in the first Test. Having gained a mammoth lead of 498 runs, Sri Lanka reduced Bangladesh to 35-1 in...
  • 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...
  • Bangladesh win 3rd ODI, series 3-0 vs New Zealand November 3, 2013

    Fatullah: Shamsur Rahman scored 96 and Naeem Islam made 63 to help Bangladesh win the third and final one-day international by four wickets and the series 3-0 against New Zealand on Sunday. Chasing a target of 308 to win, Nasir Hossain added 44 not out as Bangladesh eased to victory by...
  • Hasina fails to reach Zia over phone, shutdown looms over Bangladesh October 26, 2013

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday, telephoned her arch-rival Khaleda Zia to invite her for talks to resolve a standoff on holding the next general election but failed to reach her, even as Bangladesh braced for a shutdown called by the main opposition BNP. "The Prime Minister called the opposition leader...
  • As it happened: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, T20I March 31, 2013

    Bangladesh innings: End of over 20, Bangladesh 181 for 7: Sri Lanka win by 17 runs. Sri Lanka put up a great show after Kusal Perera's cameo as hosts defeated Bangladesh by 17 runs. Putting into bat, Sri Lanka set a stiff target of 199 runs. Bangladesh, who gave a solid...
  • T20I: Upbeat Bangladesh look to upset new-look Sri Lanka March 30, 2013

    Pallekele: After a moral boosting win in the 3rd ODI, Bangladesh will be raring to go in the one offTwenty20 international against Sri Lanka at Pallekele and with an experimental Sri Lankan side against them, the visitors will very well fancy their chances on Sunday. Sri Lanka had named five...
  • Maiden call-up for Shamsur Rahman after Tamim injury March 25, 2013

    Colombo: Bangladesh has called up Shamsur Rahman for the remainder of the ODI series against Sri Lanka. Rahman is replacing the injured Tamim Iqbal, who suffered a hairline fracture to his right thumb during the series opener on Saturday. "It is a fracture which normally takes around four to six weeks...
  • BPL: Rangpur Riders post first win of season January 22, 2013

    Khulna: Shamsur Rahman's entertaing knock of 52 off 45 balls helped Rangpur Riders register their first win in this year's Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), as they beat Chittagong Kings by six wickets on Tuesday. Chasing 133 to win, Riders overcame a stuttering start but in the end cruised past Chittagong Kings'...