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  • Akbar shines as Kalabagan win against Gazi

    Kalabagan Krira Chakra bowled out Gazi Group Cricketers for 177 runs to clinch a 55-run victory at Fatullah.

  • Bangladesh cricket team

    We still have pride to play for, says Mahmudullah

    Following their losses to Sri Lanka in the tri-series and the Test series, Tigers also lost the first of the two-match T20 series by six wickets and skipper Mahmudullah Riyad insists that their pride is still at stake in the last match of the T20 series.

  • Chandika Hathurusingha

    We knew how they would react, says Hathurusingha

    Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha agrees with suggestion that his knowledge of the Bangladesh players was the difference between the two teams.

  • Tigers seek redemption

    There will be no Shakib Al Hasan for tomorrow's second and final T20I as the selectors announced a 16-member squad unchanged from the one chosen for the first T20I as both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka reached Sylhet, the venue for the final game, yesterday.

  • Mahmudullah Riyad and Mushfiqur Rahim

    Tigers retain squad for second T20

    Bangladesh decide to stick with the same squad for their second T20 match against Sri Lanka, which is to be played at Sylhet.

  • Shamsur propels MSC to first win

    Shamsur Rahman scored a fluent century to guide Mohammedan SC to their first win after two successive defeats in the Dhaka Premier League.

  • What Tigers do, SL can do better

    It was not all doom and gloom for Bangladesh during their six-wicket loss in the first T20I against Sri Lanka. Perhaps for the first time

  • 'Bowlers missed their lengths'

    When a captain says his team were 10-15 runs short even after notching their highest total as Mahmudullah Riyad did yesterday after a score of 193 for five resulted in a four-wicket loss with 20 balls to spare, it does not bode well for future matches against the opposition.



  • Sri Lanka win first T20 by six wickets

    Sri Lanka win the first T20 with six wickets and 20 balls to spare to go up 1-0 in the two match series.

  • Zakir Hossain, Afif Hossain, Ariful Haque and Nazmul Islam Apu

    Four make debut as Tigers bat first

    Four new faces, in the form of Afif Hossain, Zakir Hossain, Ariful Haque and Nazmul Islam make their debut for the Tigers against Sri Lanka in the first T20.

  • A glimpse of the next generation?

    The first match of the two-T20I series against Sri Lanka today in Mirpur may be the start of a new era for Bangladesh cricket as the

  • 'Have to overcome fear of failure'

    An opportunity to win a maiden trophy in a multi-team tournament or a tri-series in the 50-over format was dashed and a good

  • Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium

    Demerit point for Mirpur too

    Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium's Mirpur pitch is the latest to be rated ‘below average’ after ICC had handed the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium a demerit point last week.

  • Upul Tharanga

    Lankans want to continue momentum

    Sri Lanka have the mental edge over the Tigers ahead of the first T20 against Bangladesh tomorrow and their T20 skipper Upul Tharanga suggests that they are looking to keep the momentum going.

  • Mohammad Mithun and Tamim Iqbal

    Tamim, Mushfiqur's injury concerns lead to Mithun's inclusion

    Mohammad Mithun is included in the Tigers’ squad for the T20 series against the Lankans following minor injury concerns to Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim.

  • Mahmudullah Riyad

    ‘Fear of failure doesn’t bode well for T20 success’

    Ahead of the T20 series, Bangladesh picked five new faces in their squad and there are suggestions that Tigers were experimenting too much with these new inclusions, but captain Mahmudullah Riyad suggests that it is better to play T20 cricket without fear of failure.

  • What Mahmud's outburst tells us

    Among the grievances that the public and players may have against former national coach Chandika Hathurusingha, the Sri Lankan

  • Mahmudullah to lead Tigers again

    Confusion reigned till yesterday over who would lead the Tigers in the two-match T20I series against Sri Lanka from Thursday until the

  • Good start is always important: Tamim

    In the first three games of the tri-nation ODI series, Tamim Iqbal scored 84 not out, 84 and 76 as Bangladesh looked managed to

  • Lankans look to cash in

    Sri Lanka have every right to be in a confident mood heading into the two-T20I series against Bangladesh starting with the first match

  • Five tons, three in vain

    There were centuries galore in the third round of the Dhaka Premier League yesterday as five hundreds were struck in three games.

  • Tamim Iqbal

    Tamim talks about improving in T20 format

    Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal feels that this is the perfect time for the Tigers to plan on improving in the T20 format.

  • Mahmudullah Riyad

    Shakib out, Mahmudullah to lead in SL T20 series

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board announces that Mahmudullah Riyad will lead the Tigers in the absence of injured Shakib Al Hasan for the upcoming T20 series against Sri Lanka.

  • Liton Das

    Liton strikes unbeaten 143 to down Kalabagan

    Liton Das strikes an unbeaten 123-ball 143 to help Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club defeat Kalabagan Krira Chakra by eight wickets in the Dhaka Premier League match at Savar.

  • 'Shakib was part of the decision'

    Bangladesh Cricket Board media committee chairman Jalal Yunus weighed in on the controversy surrounding Shakib Al Hasan

  • Soumya Sarkar

    Soumya eyes consistency

    Soumya Sarkar's inclusion for the first match of the two-T20I series against Sri Lanka was an obvious one given his track record in the

  • It was simply bad cricket: Mahmud

    The Bangladesh national team's technical director Khaled Mahmud said yesterday that there was no reason other than the players' 'poor showing' behind the defeat against Sri Lanka in the ODI tri-series and Test series.

  • 242 off 116 balls in school cricket!

    Haluarghat School defeat Technical School by 276 runs in the Prime Bank National School Cricket at Pirojpur division thanks to an unbelievable double century from Al Imran.

  • Soumya Sarkar

    Soumya wants to maintain T20 approach

    Soumya Sarkar, who made a return to the Bangladesh squad for the upcoming T20 series against Sri Lanka, having been excluded for the tri-series and Test series, says that he wants to maintains his T20 approach.