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  • Richard Halsall

    'Chandika can’t score runs or take wickets'

    Bangladesh’s assistant coach Richard Halsall points out that players score runs and take wickets and Chandika Hathurusingha cannot affect the outcome of a match in the same way.


    Some top moments from Bangladesh's tri-nation series opener against Zimbabwe.

  • Towhid, Afif power U-19s

    A hundred from Towhid Hridoy and a brilliant all-round performance by Afif Hossain steered Bangladesh as the young Tigers cruised to victory against a stubborn Canada in their ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup encounter at Lincoln, New Zealand yesterday.

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    No fun without a challenge: Shakib

    The New Year saw the same old Shakib Al Hasan dealing with new challenges and leading from the front, be it opening the innings with the ball and picking early wickets or coming in to bat at number three. His excellence was not restricted to the field of play; the champion all-rounder also made a statement after the game which has its own significance.

  • Hungry Tushar conquers 10k mark

    Although most of the focus was on the opening game of the tri-series between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, there was still some curiosity and eagerness about the second-round match of the Bangladesh Cricket League between Prime Bank South Zone and Walton Central Zone taking place in BKSP yesterday.

  • Tushar reaches 10k landmark

    Tushar Imran becomes the first Bangladesh player to score 10,000 first-class runs today.

  • Bangladesh U19

    U19s win against Canada

    Bangladesh U19s beat Canada in their second match by 66 runs.

  • Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan

    Tigers clinch eight-wicket victory in first ODI

    Opener Tamim Iqbal hits an unbeaten 84 as Tigers clinch an eight-wicket victory against Zimbabwe in the first ODI of the tri-nation series with 21.3 overs to spare.

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib strikes twice in first over as Tigers bowl

    Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is immediately rewarded for the decision to bowl first as Shakb Al Hasan strikes twice in the very first over.

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Delhi Daredevils want Shakib

    IPL outfit Delhi Daredevils want Bangladesh’s ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan in their team for the upcoming India Premier League (IPL), report suggests.

  • Chandika Hathurusingha

    Wily Chandika mum on sudden exit

    In his first appearance in front of the Bangladesh media after he suddenly left the head coach role of the Tigers, Chandika Hathurusingha suggests that he is not going to go into details regarding his departure because of his professional commitments with the BCB.

  • Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium

    Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium to become fastest to host 100 ODIs

    Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium (SNBCS) set to become the fastest to 100-ODI mark.

  • Imrul Kayes

    Imrul likey to be out of Tigers’ series opener against Zim

    Report suggests that Bangladesh’s Imrul Kayes will sit out the first match of the tri-nation series against Zimbabwe to be played on Monday.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Mash wants Tigers to be smart but not over-smart

    Bangladesh’s ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza says that Tigers will be looking to counteract Chandika Hathusingha's plans and play smart cricket without trying to be over-smart and suggests that they are thinking of surprising their former coach.

  • 'It's nice to be back here'

    After completing the press conference on arrival at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Zimbabwe head coach Heath Streak

  • Youths solid amidst rain

    The 50-over game turned into a 20-over affair due to rain and Bangladesh embraced the challenge with both hands to make a flying

  • I will always be aggressive: Sabbir

    Despite a six month ban from domestic cricket, losing his central contract, being handed a heavy fine of Tk 20 lakh and three demerit

  • Young Tigers beat Namibia by 87 runs

    Bangladesh Youth team pull off an 87-run victory against their Namibian counterparts in their opening ICC Under-19 Group C game at Lincoln today.

  • Zim land; SL to arrive today

    After deferring their arrival for two days the Zimbabwe cricket team finally landed in Dhaka yesterday, in four separate groups, for the upcoming tri-nation ODI series.

  • 'We can now read Chandika's mind'

    After Chandika Hathurusingha's departure, the position of head coach for the national team is still vacant. Although it is still

  • North destroy Central

    The last hour of the final day in round one of the Bangladesh Cricket League surged with excitement and intensity as the game between Prime Bank South Zone and Islami Bank East Zone at the BKSP-4 ground in Savar yesterday was heading towards the draw.

  • A legacy of unprofessionalism?

    Chandika Hathurusingha did not submit a coach's report, a standard practice, after the tour of South Africa. That is one of two things

  • BCB North Zone win against Walton Central Zone

    BCB North Zone win by nine wickets against Walton Central Zone at Sylhet International Stadium in Sylhet while East Zone and South zone play out a draw.

  • Al Amin given all-clear

    Pacer Al Amin Hossain was yesterday cleared to continue bowling by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB)'s bowling review committee.

  • Zim warm-up cancelled

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) officially cancelled tomorrow's warm-up match between Zimbabwe and BCB XI at BKSP, following the delay in arrival of the Zimbabwe team.

  • Where dreams take shape

    A tournament that began in the humblest of fashions in 1988 -- when the likes of Viv Richards, Imran Khan and Allan Border still

  • Tushar nears 10k with 25th ton

    There was not to be a second double century in as many days in the Bangladesh Cricket League as the closest in the running, Jahurul

  • Tushar Imran

    Tushar, Mossaddek strike tons

    Twin tons from Tushar Imran and Mossaddek Hossain propel Prime Bank South Zone to 318 for the loss of five wickets against Islami Bank East Zone on the third day of the BCL match at BKSP’s ground four.

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Wage discrepancy a threat to International cricket, Shakib says

    Bangladesh’s ace-all rounder Shakib Al Hasan tells the MCC committee that young players in Bangladesh are not seeing the longer version of the game as their top goal because of the money involved in T20 cricket.

  • Bangladesh U-19 and Pakistan U-19

    U-19s' warm-up game abandoned

    The warm-up match between Bangladesh U-19 and Pakistan U-19 has been abandoned due to incessant rain, the International Cricket council announces via a media release.