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  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Logic or damage control?

    Following disappointing home series against Sri Lanka, the buzz around cricket circles has been the possible return of Mashrafe Bin

  • Bangladesh National Cricket Team

    Time to address the debacles

    The New Year held hopes of a fresh beginning following the debacle on the tour of South Africa but it ultimately turned into tumult and actually reminded of Bangladesh cricket's horror year of 2014.

  • Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Series

    Lanka sweep abject Tigers

    Is there anyone interested to know the details of the mismatch at the Sylhet International Stadium yesterday that Sri Lanka won by a massive 75 runs against a hopelessly out-of-sorts Bangladesh? Not really.

  • Mahmudullah Riyad

    'We are going nowhere'

    Stand-in Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah Riyad warned that if they keep on playing like this they are going nowhere, especially in the shortest version of cricket.

  • Clueless Tigers fail to learn

    Sri Lanka plundered 210 runs in what was Bangladesh's first-ever International game at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium yesterday.

  • Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar

    'This is our last chance'

    When you are losing games you tend to be repetitive. And Bangladesh's stand-in captain Mahmudullah Riyad is no exception. Yet to

  • Mahmudullah Riyad and Mushfiqur Rahim

    Tigers playing for pride

    When Sylhet hosts the second and final T20I today, the home side will look to salvage their pride from what will be their first game on

  • 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.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Last chance for a turnaround

    After their humbling defeat in the ODI tri-series final followed by a 1-0 loss in the two-match Test series, Bangladesh will look to

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Another muddled selection

    The chaotic scenario regarding team selection for the Sri Lanka series continues to dumbfound everyone as the Tigers' limited overs

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib unlikely to feature in SL T20 series

    Bangladesh’s ace-all rounder and T20 captain Shakib Al Hasan, who was included in the squad for the T20 series against Sri Lanka, says that he might not feature in the T20 series.

  • Abdur Razzak in Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test

    Tigers bring SL down to 205/8 at tea

    Bangladesh's spinner continue to hound Sri Lanka, who reach tea on 205 for eight on the first day of the second Test in Mirpur

  • Mushfiqur Rahim

    Tigers limp to 56 /4 at stumps

    Bangladesh lost four top-order batsmen, trying to negotiate 22 overs from the Lankan bowlers in the second Test at Dhaka.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim

    Mushy hopes Mirpur wicket will be different

    Mushfiqur Rahim, who was involved in a record third-wicket stand with Mominul Haque during Tigers’ first innings at Chittagong, hopes that the Mirpur wicket will be different from the flat batting track at Chittagong.

  • Mushy becomes a dad

    Bangladesh cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim becomes a dad.

  • Mominul Haque

    Method man finds his own way

    Not many among Bangladesh's fans, or indeed the media, will have the name Mominul Haque on the tips of their tongues when talking about the country's best batsmen.


    Shakib out of 2nd Test too

    Regular Bangladesh Test captain Shakib Al Hasan will miss the second Test against Sri Lanka starting on February 8 after missing the first in Chittagong due to a finger injury picked up in the tri-series final on January 27.

  • Tigers grind out a draw

    The first Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka ends in a draw as both captains agree to shake hands with only an hour remaining till stumps on Day 5.

  • Tamim Iqbal

    Can the Tigers solve second-innings puzzle?

    Although the wicket still holds firm apart from those roughs created by footmarks, the biggest concern for the home fans is the inability of the Tigers to bat well in the second innings

  • Tamim Iqbal and Imrul Kayes

    Sri Lanka on top as Tigers lose Mushfiqur at close

    Sri Lanka are in a strong position at close of play on Day 4 of the first Test after Tigers faced a mini-batting collapse, losing three top order batsmen.

  • Razzak likely to be out of squad for second Test

    Veteran left-armer Abdur Razzak is likely to be out of the squad for the second Test against Sri Lanka.

  • Tamim Iqbal

    Tamim falls after quick-fire 50

    Tamim Iqbal falls after a quickfire 50 against Sri Lanka during the first day of the first Test against Sri Lanka.

  • Mominul Haque

    Tigers reach stumps on 374/4

    Tigers are on top despite losing Mushfiqur Rahim and Liton Das late in the day as the reached 374 for four at the end of Day One of the first Test match against Sri Lanka. Mominul Haque is unbeaten on 175.

  • Fizz signs Coca-Cola renewal

    Bangladesh’s ace pacer Mustafizur Rahman signed a two-year renewal agreement with Coca-Cola Bangladesh, a press release from the company confirms.

  • Tk 1,207cr spent for cricket events in 8 FYs

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has spent a total of Taka 1,207.3 crore from its own fund for holding cricket event in the country during the last eight fiscal years (FYs).

  • Abdur Razzak

    ‘I was very surprised’, Razzak reveals

    Left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak, who was recalled back to the national Test team after an absence of four years, says that he was very surprised by the Test call-up.