Bangladesh Cricket Team

Cricket West Indies officials happy with 'concise and tight' Covid-19 protocols in Bangladesh

The tour, expected to start in January, could be curtailed because of quarantine regulations
January 28, 2023

Robiul Islam Robi puts Beximco Dhaka on the board

Offspinner takes 4 for 20 to restrict Fortune Barishal to 108
January 28, 2023

Mashrafe Mortaza returns to training; could play in Bangabandhu T20 Cup

He could also become available for the ODIs against West Indies next month
January 28, 2023

Mustafizur Rahman, Liton Das help Gazi Group Chattogram to third straight win

Fortune Barishal fall short of 152 target by 10 runs
February 01, 2023

Mustafizur runs through Khulna; Tamim, Rabbi hand Barishal first win

For the second match in a row, Chattogram bowled their opposition out for below 100
January 29, 2023

Ali Arman, reserve umpire in Bangabandhu T20 Cup, tests positive for Covid-19

Mahmudul Hasan, the Under-19 batsman, has also tested positive for the virus
January 29, 2023

ICC makes U-turn, to revisit plan for extra global event in next eight-year cycle

Those reliant on ICC revenue want it, while ones that earn more from bilateral series don't
January 31, 2023

West Indies send inspection team to Bangladesh to assess Covid-19 plans and protocols

All-format tour scheduled for January 2021, pending successful health checks
January 27, 2023

Ariful Haque stuns Barishal; Mahedi Hasan, Nurul Hasan hand Rajshahi narrow win over Dhaka

Mahedi delivered an accurate last over after smashing 50, as Mushfiqur Rahim's side failed to cross the line
January 30, 2023

Tamim Iqbal relying on 'out of the box' plans for success with inexperienced Fortune Barishal

"It will be difficult to win by playing normal cricket with set plans, because of the resources we have"
February 01, 2023

ICC confirms altered points system for World Test Championship

The board also introduced a minimum age restriction for international cricket which will apply across all cricket
January 23, 2023

2022 Women's T20 World Cup in South Africa postponed to February 2023

The major tournaments on the women's calendar for 2022 now include the ODI World Cup, the Commonwealth Games and the Ashes
January 28, 2023

Former Bangladesh Under-19 batsman Mohammad Sozib dies by suicide

He last played competitive cricket in the 2017-18 DPL for Shinepukur Cricket Club
January 30, 2023

FICA wants 'clear global solutions' to tackle contract breaches in sanctioned cricket

Body calls on ICC and its member boards to show "willingness to prioritise and act on" the matter
January 31, 2023

Mushfiqur, Shakib, Mustafizur, Tamim among top picks in Bangabandhu T20 Cup draft

The four players are in Grade A, which will fetch them BDT 15 lakh (US $17,700 approx) each
January 28, 2023

Bangladesh selector Habibul Bashar tests positive for Covid-19

"I felt feverish from Monday, and then it got to 102 degrees."
January 28, 2023

Mominul Haque, Bangladesh's Test captain, positive for Covid-19 with mild symptoms

"I don't have a lot of symptoms except fever since the day before yesterday," Haque says
January 28, 2023

Mahmudullah to miss PSL playoffs after testing positive for Covid-19

Multan Sultans had roped in Mahmudullah in place of Moeen Ali, and he was supposed to leave Dhaka on November 9
January 28, 2023

Five corporates pick up teams for Bangabandhu T20 Cup

Shakib, Mushfiqur, Tamim among 113 players who will be part of the draft
January 29, 2023

Shakib Al Hasan: 'Corona and my suspension have taught me to think differently about my life'

The allrounder, whose ban ended on October 29, has urged cricketers not to take corrupt approaches lightly
January 29, 2023

Shakib Al Hasan, 112 others to undergo fitness test ahead of Banglabandhu T20 draft

The star allrounder, returning after a year-long ban, will arrive in Dhaka from Minnesota this week
January 29, 2023

Toby Radford turns focus on Bangladesh's Test batting, especially in pacy overseas conditions

Bangladesh's new High Performance coach turns up the speed on the bowling machine at camp
January 29, 2023

'Our boy is coming home' - Bangladesh eager to welcome back 'champion' Shakib Al Hasan

"It feels good to know that we can see him, talk to him and spend time with him," says T20 captain Mahmudullah
January 28, 2023

Russell Domingo 'very excited' about Bangladesh fast bowlers' performances in BCB President's Cup

Bangladesh coach, however, feels criticism of batsmen not scoring enough runs in the tournament is "unfair"
January 28, 2023

Three Bangladesh Under-19 players test positive for Covid-19

Fifteen others from a training camp held in BKSP are symptomatic
January 31, 2023

Bangladesh players' strike, a year on: BCB says relationship with players 'cordial'

However, the players' silence leaves questions hanging
January 28, 2023

Bangladesh bowling coach Daniel Vettori tips Nayeem Hasan for 'big future' as allrounder across formats

Vettori also impressed by Aminul Islam quickly converting himself from batsman to legspinner
January 31, 2023

Dhaka Premier League 'not possible' this year, can only start in January - Khaled Mahmud

The postponement of DPL is another setback for professional cricketers who rely on leagues for income
January 28, 2023

Covid-19 impact - BCB to hold preliminary age-group trials over WhatsApp

Participants have been asked to send in videos, which will be evaluated with proper processes in place
January 28, 2023

England tour to Sri Lanka - Mickey Arthur 'really positive' fixtures will go ahead

Sri Lanka coach says cricket may as well "wait for a vaccine" if home series cannot be fulfilled
January 28, 2023

BCB pushes 2020-21 BPL to next year; wants to hold DPL 2019-20 this year

Hosting overseas players and broadcast personnel deemed unsafe because of the pandemic
January 31, 2023

Domestic cricket in Bangladesh to resume with three-team one-day competition

Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudullah and Najmul Hossain Shanto to lead the teams, Mashrafe Mortaza left out
January 28, 2023

Legal battle looms as players seek commercial rights protections from ICC

FICA has written to ICC seeking recompense for players' commercial exploitation with ICC partners
February 01, 2023

Russell Domingo: Hard to be in camps 'without knowing your end goal'

Good time to improve players like Shadman Islam, Mustafizur Rahman and others, says the head coach
January 28, 2023

Mominul Haque & Co return to intra-squad games after Sri Lanka tour postponement

If the Covid-19 situation improves, Bangladesh will play international cricket only in January when West Indies visit
January 31, 2023

Nazmul Hassan: T20s likely to kick-start Bangladesh domestic season soon

The BCB chief wants to see the 2019-20 and 2020-21 DPLs held in the same season
January 30, 2023

Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka postponed again as disagreement over quarantine continues

Sri Lanka board and health authorities are wary of being blamed for a potential outbreak via the tour
January 31, 2023

Abu Jayed tests positive for Covid-19

Bangladesh quick to be treated in isolation and will undergo further tests over the next few days
January 28, 2023

Cricket for some, not for all - where does the women's game stand?

As top-level women's cricket resumes this week, what's the state of the game among the major nations after six months of Covid-19 hiatus?
February 01, 2023

Bangladesh player shows 'classical Covid-like symptoms', isolated from training camp

BCB says those who came in close contact with the infected player have also been isolated
January 28, 2023

Mahmudullah, Rubel Hossain in Bangladesh's 27-member preliminary squad for Sri Lanka tour

Among the first-time picks for the Tests are Mohammad Saifuddin and Mahedi Hasan
January 29, 2023

Craig McMillan not to join Bangladesh as batting consultant for Sri Lanka tour because of family tragedy

McMillan was to join the Bangladesh squad later this month but has lost his father
January 28, 2023

Sri Lanka Cricket proposes split quarantine to Bangladesh Cricket Board

The series is now unlikely to start until mid-October with SLC seeking further clarity from the government
January 28, 2023

Saif Hassan tests positive for Covid-19 a second time

The second test was taken exactly seven days after the Bangladesh batsman first tested positive
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2020-21

BCB president Nazmul Hassan says no to SLC's 14-day quarantine requirement

The two teams are scheduled to play a World Test Championship series in Sri Lanka starting October 23
February 01, 2023

BCB CEO: SLC says Bangladesh need one week quarantine in Sri Lanka

BCB happy to adhere to directives of Sri Lanka's local health authorities
January 29, 2023

Bangladesh batsman Saif Hassan tests positive for Covid-19

The team's strength and conditioning coach also in isolation after returning positive test
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh news

Frontline Bangladesh batsman tests positive for Covid-19

A member of the support staff has also returned a positive test
January 28, 2023

Mustafizur Rahman denied NOC to play in IPL 2020

BCB says pacer will be needed for the October-November series against Sri Lanka
January 28, 2023

Craig McMillan: Developing relationship with Bangladesh players my first aim

Bangladesh's new batting consultant will be wary of making wholesale changes
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh news

Craig McMillan named Bangladesh batting consultant for Sri Lanka tour

Former NZ batsman takes over from Neil McKenzie who had resigned on Thursday
January 28, 2023

ECB chairman Colin Graves says ICC can 'recut the pot'

Adds a fresh finance model needed to keep all countries 'sustantainable'
January 27, 2023
Bangladesh news

Neil McKenzie resigns as Bangladesh batting coach

The South African, who has also worked with Jozi Stars in the MSL, cited family reasons for his decision
January 28, 2023

Covid-19: Bangladesh U-19 player Iftekhar Hossain tests positive

He was among the 15 cricketers who were tested for the virus ahead of their month-long training camp in BKSP
January 28, 2023

Shahriar Nafees: No DPL this season 'will put all the players in financial uncertainty'

More uncertainty for Bangladesh's domestic cricketers as the hope of staging the 2019-20 DPL seems all but over
January 28, 2023

Nazmul Hassan says Bangladesh are 'okay' to tour but home games 'too risky'

BCB president is confident nearly all of the team's postponed series will take place in due course
January 28, 2023

Sri Lanka v Bangladesh three-Test series to begin on October 24

All three matches likely to take place in Colombo; Bangladesh high-performance squad to travel too
January 27, 2023

Shakib Al Hasan could make international comeback on Sri Lanka tour

The allrounder's one-year ban ends on October 29
January 28, 2023

Shakib Al Hasan set for training camp as he eyes international return

Mentor Nazmul Abedeen says Bangladesh allrounder will begin training in Savar next month
January 31, 2023

Bangladesh could tour Sri Lanka for Tests and additional three T20Is in October

The tour will be confirmed only once it gets the necessary approvals from Sri Lankan government and health ministry
January 24, 2023

Bangladesh Cricket Board says it will clear outstanding BPL player payments

However, the board's CEO denies FICA statement that Bangladesh players are due "ICC event prize money"
January 30, 2023

FICA report: 76% of men's players surveyed are against four-day Tests

Also: more than half of the 277 players polled want more than 10 teams playing the World Cup
January 24, 2023

FICA finds players with pay issues from six T20 leagues, including BPL

Others on the list, including the GLT20 Canada, the Abu Dhabi T10 and the Euro T20 Slam, have attracted big-name players
January 25, 2023
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January 28, 2023

Qazi Onik banned for two years for failing dope test

The left-arm quick tested positive for Methamphetamine during an NCL match
January 28, 2023

2020 T20 World Cup prospects fade, as alternatives sought

A board official says hosting it this October would be 'too big a risk'
January 28, 2023

Cricketing heads meet to plot way out of crisis

Thursday's ICC meeting starts contingency planning process
February 01, 2023

Bangladesh-Australia Test series postponed amid Covid-19 threat

The series was to be played in June as part of the World Test Championship cycle
January 24, 2023

"Mahmudullah is my T20I captain" - Russell Domingo

He also said that Bangladesh can afford to play with a maximum of 16-17 players for the next couple of series'
January 29, 2023

BCB takes charge of next edition of BPL after fallout with team owners

Board chief Nazmul Hassan says franchises must fall in line even as seven of the eight team owners join forces to protest
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Afghanistan, only Test, Chattogram, 5th day

Shakib expresses unwillingness to lead for second time in ten days

'I think it will be ideal if I didn't have to be the captain,' he says
January 24, 2023

Rashid Khan lauds 'great team effort', dedicates match award to Mohammad Nabi

Shakib Al Hasan credits Afghanistan for the way "they kept us under pressure and under their nose" in the Chattogram Test
January 24, 2023
Bangladesh v Afghanistan, one-off Test, Day 5, Chattogram

Blame game begins as Bangladesh batsmen hit the wrong pitch

Shakib Al Hasan blames the system, while BCB chief wants an explanation from the team management about their strategies in the Test against Afghanistan
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Afghanistan, Only Test, Chattogram, 5th day

Rashid bags 11 as Afghanistan use small window to seal big win

The ground, however, has a decent drainage system, which should give the visitors some hope of a quick turnaround from the groundstaff
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Afghanistan, only Test, Chattogram, 4th day

We changed the batting order because of the big chase - Shakib

Bangladesh pushed Soumya Sarkar down to No. 8 and accommodated three right-hand batsmen in the top four, but it didn't go according to plan
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Afghanistan, only Test, Chattogram, 4th day

Rashid and Zahir leave Afghanistan on the brink of famous win

Afghanistan were bowled out for 260 in their second innings after rain forced play to begin more than two hours after the scheduled 9.40am start
January 31, 2023
Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier, final, Dundee

Bangladesh win Women's T20 World Cup Qualifier title

A valiant and unbeaten opening effort of 71 off 60 balls from Sanjida Islam and two wickets each from spinners Nahida Akter and Shaila Sharmin highlighted their 70-run win
January 25, 2023

Afghanistan hold all the aces after Ibrahim Zadran, Asghar Afghan fifties

Nayeem Hasan's wicket, when he fell lbw trying to leave a straight ball, gave the Afghanistan captain his fifth wicket and his team a lead of 137 runs
January 28, 2023

Got the opposite of what we wanted from the pitch - Shakib Al Hasan

He did, however, say that fewer cross-batted shots may have helped Bangladesh's cause on the second day
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Afghanistan, only Test, Chattogram, Day 2

Rashid Khan leads with bat, ball to put Afghanistan on top

The Afghanistan captain struck a run-a-ball half-century after Asghar Afghan fell eight runs short of a Test hundred
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Afghanistan, only Test, Chattogram, 1st day

Rahmat ton, Afghan 88* make it Afghanistan's day

Afghanistan, too, have opted for four spinners, with Yamin Ahmadzai as the only seamer.
January 24, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, one-off Test, Chattogram

Beating Afghanistan will help Bangladesh cricket 'start becoming normal' - Shakib Al Hasan

Despite both teams being packed with spinners, the two captains agree that it's the batsmen who will decide the result of the one-off Test
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Afghanistan, only Test, Chattogram

It's spin v spin and Shakib v Rashid as Bangladesh take on Afghanistan

Weather might be a concern in what is expected to be a gripping contest, with rain forecast for all five days in Chattogram
January 28, 2023

'We have massive respect for Bangladesh but we don't fear them' - Afghanistan coach Andy Moles

"If we could show application and concentration, we are capable of doing something special over the next five days"
January 24, 2023

Bangladesh look to take the pace off again, but is it a sensible ploy?

Three fast bowlers in the squad, but only one likely to be in the XI, that too, only for the heck of it - is that the best way forward for Bangladesh?
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh news

Shakib not 'mentally prepared to lead in Tests and T20s'

The Bangladesh Test and T20I captain feels the younger crop must be handed more responsibility over the next four-year cycle
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh news

Bangladesh drop Mustafizur for Afghanistan Test

Tamim Iqbal was also missing from the squad after he was granted a leave by the BCB earlier this month
January 24, 2023
Bangladesh news

Connecting with players, monitoring 'feeder systems' high on Domingo's agenda

Bangladesh's new coach stresses on the need to adapt to the local culture instead of expecting the players to change to his ways
January 28, 2023

Mohammad Naim, Yeasin Arafat, Saif Hassan - A look into Bangladesh's future

Bangladesh's 2019-20 season begins this Monday with a training camp for 35 cricketers and among them are a few highly promising youngsters
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh news

Mashrafe Mortaza asks BCB for time to ponder ODI future

According to board president Nazmul Hassan, Bangladesh's ODI captain has asked for a 'couple of months' to decide about his retirement
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh news

Russell Domingo named Bangladesh head coach

Domingo will join fellow South Africans Neil McKenzie and Charl Langeveldt who are already part of the coaching support staff
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v India, 2019 Tri-Nation Under-19s Tournament, final, Hove

India U-19s clinch title with Garg, Jaiswal, Saxena and Jurel fifties

India beat Bangladesh by six wickets with eight balls to spare in the final of the U-19 tri-nation series, Mahmudul Hasan Joy's ton going in vain
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh news

Tamim Iqbal asks for a break from cricket

He is set to miss next month's one-off Test against Afghanistan and the T20I tri-series which follows, making it the first time he will not be available for Bangladesh barring injuries
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh news

Jayawardene, Moody criticise frequent rule changes in BPL

Moody and Jayawardene stress on importance of consistency in rules for image of the league
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh news

Hesson, Hathurusingha on shortlist for Bangladesh coach

Russell Domingo first to be interviewed but Mike Hesson being seen as a frontrunner
January 28, 2023

Zimbabwe to tour Bangladesh for tri-series in September

The series had been in doubt after Zimbabwe were suspended, but a late confirmation from Zimbabwe Cricket has kept it alive
January 28, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Colombo

Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka star as Sri Lanka complete sweep

The home side made four changes to their squad, having already sealed the series in the 2nd ODI
February 01, 2023

Out-of-form Tamim Iqbal needs patience, and a spot of luck - Jamie Siddons

The Bangladesh opener, who has hit a major dip in form, has turned to the former national team coach for help
January 29, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Colombo

Inept Bangladesh under pressure to avoid clean sweep

As for Sri Lanka, a win here will grow their confidence ahead of the Test series against New Zealand
January 28, 2023
ICC news

FAQs: All you need to know about the 2019-21 World Test Championship

Nine teams will contest a total of 27 bilateral series in the inaugural World Test Championship between 2019 to 2021
February 01, 2023
World Test Championship

FAQs - What happens if World Test Championship final ends in a draw or tie?

We get two winners. Here's everything you need to know about the tournament that will bring new meaning to Test cricket
January 29, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Colombo

Defeat doesn't negate Bangladesh's progress - Mushfiqur

The wicketkeeper-batsman also said that Tamim Iqbal and Mahmudullah struggling for form meant there was greater pressure on the remaining players
January 30, 2023
Bangladesh news

Exclusive: Langeveldt focused on improving Bangladesh's consistency

The new bowling coach knows there is only one way to be a side that does well abroad and that is to have seamers who know how to hit a line and length
January 28, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Colombo

Avishka Fernando, Angelo Mathews star as Sri Lanka wrap up series win

Sri Lanka made two changes by including Akila Dananjaya and Isuru Udana for Lasith Malinga and Thisara Perera
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh news

Bangladesh rope in Charl Langeveldt and Daniel Vettori as bowling coaches

The BCB has also decided to extend the terms of white-ball batting consultant Neil McKenzie and selectors Minhajul Abedin and Habibul Bashar
January 28, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Colombo

Onus on seamers as Sri Lanka eye first home series win in 44 months

Meanwhile, Bangladesh are in danger of losing a fourth consecutive ODI
January 24, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Colombo

Lasith Malinga masterclass, Kusal Perera ton seal Sri Lanka win

Mashrafe's forced absence means Shafiul Islam makes an ODI comeback after three years
January 31, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Colombo

Can Sri Lanka give Lasith Malinga a winning send-off?

Bangladesh come into the series as the more settled side despite missing a few big names, but they've never won an ODI at the Premadasa Stadium
January 26, 2023
Bangladesh news

Players said they didn't get to talk to the coach - BCB president

Nazmul Hassan alleged that Rhodes did not push the players hard during a pre-World Cup preparation camp in Leicester, and was not involved in strategic matters
January 28, 2023

Hathurusingha return as coach grows more probable

BCB president Nazmul Hassan says Hathurusingha could become candidate for the job after Sri Lanka-Bangladesh series
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh news

BCB to host two T20s between Asia XI and World XI in March 2020

The two games will be part of the nationwide celebrations to commemorate the birth centenary of Bangladesh's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
January 28, 2023
Sri Lanka Board President's XI v Bangladesh, warm-up, Colombo

Mithun, Mushfiqur steer Bangladesh home in warm-up

Mohammad Mithun fell nine short of a hundred, while Mushfiqur Rahim struck a 46-ball 50 as Bangladesh handed Sri Lanka Board President's XI a five-wicket defeat
January 24, 2023
Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2019

Malinga to retire from ODIs after first match of Bangladesh series

Sri Lanka will now have to identify their next line of wicket-taking bowlers, which will be their "biggest problem", according to captain Dimuth Karunaratne
January 28, 2023
Afghanistan A in Bangladesh

Afghanistan A's patient approach leaves Habibul Bashar 'surprised'

Having won the two-match four-day series 1-0, Afghantsain A now lead the five-match one-day series 2-0 after their four-wicket win on Sunday
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2019

Mashrafe Mortaza out of Sri Lanka tour with hamstring injury, Tamim Iqbal to lead

The Bangladesh captain is disappointed with his performance at the World Cup, but he says he knows how to turn his form around
January 28, 2023
BPL news

Shakib Al Hasan moves from Dhaka Dynamites to Rangpur Riders

The Australian allrounder was the first of the two direct signings for Khulna Titans
January 26, 2023
Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2019

Anamul Haque and Taijul Islam recalled to Bangladesh ODI squad for Sri Lanka tour

Shakib Al Hasan and Liton Das will miss the tour for personal reasons, while Abu Jayed has been dropped
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh news

Khaled Mahmud set to be Bangladesh's temporary coach

"The board will confirm the decision in a couple of days," Akram Khan, the chairman of the cricket operations committee, said
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh news

Bangladesh part ways with coach Steve Rhodes

The BCB has also decided not to extend the contracts of bowling coaches Courtney Walsh and Sunil Joshi
January 27, 2023
Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka

Bangladesh board confirms Sri Lanka tour in late July

Announcement comes following the BCB's monitoring and assessment of the security situation in Sri Lanka
February 01, 2023
ICC rankings

Rohit Sharma closes in on Virat Kohli on top of ICC ODI rankings for batsmen

Big movers after the round-robin stage of the World Cup include Babar Azam, Kane Williamson, Mitchell Starc and Mujeeb Ur Rahman
January 24, 2023

Mustafizur looks to T20 to improve his death-bowling skills

The left-armer enjoyed a strong finish to the World Cup with consecutive five-wicket hauls but is focused on developing into more rounded bowler
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Pakistan, World Cup 2019, Lord's

Bowling and fielding a massive letdown - Mashrafe

Bangladesh captain says team didn't do justice to Shakib's performances as he reflects on their tournament
January 31, 2023
Pakistan v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Lord's

Shaheen Afridi's record haul not enough to pull Pakistan through

Becomes youngest to take five-for at a World Cup; Imam, Babar also impress as Pakistan bow out on happy note
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v Pakistan, World Cup 2019, Lord's

At Lord's, a sea of green, a celebration of cricket, and a lesson for the future

Norms must be broken for a new generation to fall in love with the game, as the fans at the Bangladesh v Pakistan game showed
February 01, 2023
World Cup 2019

Can Soumya Sarkar find the steel to go with the silk?

He has all the shots, and all the time in the world to play them, but he hasn't yet found the consistency to truly fulfill his potential
January 30, 2023
Bangladesh v Pakistan, 2019 World Cup, Lord's

Australia loss was the turning point - Sarfaraz

Pakistan have an impossible task ahead of them. Their opponents, Bangladesh, can't make the semi-finals either. But neither team is looking at this game as a dead rubber
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Pakistan, World Cup 2019, Lord's

Pakistan, Bangladesh look to end campaigns on high note

Pakistan's hopes of qualifying are purely mathematical, with the team needing a victory of at least 316 runs to pip New Zealand to fourth spot
January 26, 2023
Bangladesh v India, World Cup 2019, Luck Index

Tamim's costly miss, and Rohit's surge

According to Luck Index, Bangladesh could well have beaten India had Tamim Iqbal not grassed an early catch that Rohit Sharma offered
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v India, World Cup 2019, Birmingham

'Maybe we will be the people's team' - Bangladesh coach

Steve Rhodes hoped that his team would be remembered for the fight they had shown against top sides in this World Cup
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v India, World Cup 2019, Birmingham

All fizz, no fuss, the charming simplicity of Mustafizur Rahman

No one knows much about the Bangladesh paceman, and he isn't saying much, except with the old ball
January 30, 2023
Bangladesh v India, World Cup 2019, Edgbaston

Rohit Sharma ton, Jasprit Bumrah four-for help India knock out Bangladesh

Mustafizur Rahman, Shakib Al Hasan and Mohammad Saifuddin ensured that Bangladesh kept fighting, but too many of their batsmen failed to build on starts in a chase of 315
January 30, 2023
Bangladesh v India, World Cup 2019, Birmingham

Mashrafe calls for calm as Bangladesh face the team their fans love to hate

There might be more Indian fans at Edgbaston, but the 'tigers' are all set to make their presence felt
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v India, World Cup 2019, Edgbaston

Can Bangladesh exploit India's weaknesses and stay alive?

Mahmudullah has recovered from the calf injury he picked up against Afghanistan, and is expected to play on Tuesday
January 28, 2023
World Cup 2019

How England's win affects Bangladesh and Pakistan

India and New Zealand are through for all practical purposes, along with Australia. One spot remains to be taken
January 26, 2023
World Cup 2019

Pain no bar for this band of World Cup dreamers from Bangladesh

Most of their premier players are carrying major injuries, but none of them have asked for time off as the team looks to make a big splash in the UK
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh news

'Don't want to think about it' - Mashrafe shrugs off retirement talk

Bangladesh Cricket Board has left the decision on his future with the ODI captain
January 28, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Southampton

Shakib's brilliance, Mashrafe's mental strength raise Bangladesh's semi-final hopes

From suffering miserable defeats, Bangladesh have an extraordinary depth of experience in World Cups, with Mashrafe and Shakib leading the way
January 29, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Southampton

'Won't be easy but we will give our best shot against India' - Shakib

Meanwhile, the Bangladesh team management awaits a scan report which will tell them the extent of Mahmudullah's calf injury
January 29, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Southampton

Shakib Al Hasan emulates Yuvraj Singh

The Bangladesh allrounder became only the second player to score a fifty and take a five-wicket haul in the same World Cup match
January 28, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Southampton

Bangladesh's batting plans lacked flexibility and ruthlessness

If their ambition is to be a top side, even in this World Cup, they have to press the accelerator harder at times
January 28, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Southampton

Super Shakib knocks Afghanistan over with bat and ball

Allrounder smacks 51 and then returns 5-29 to help Bangladesh script a 62-run win and get in the top half of the points table
January 28, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Southampton

Sparks set to fly as Afghanistan and Bangladesh renew tense rivalry

Their head-to-head is incredibly tight, and there's always needle between the players. Shouldn't the two teams meet more often?
January 25, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Southampton

Gulbadin Naib backs Afghanistan's spin attack against any side in the world

Captain has faith in Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan against Bangladesh after pushing India
January 28, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Southampton

Bangladesh begin virtual knockouts at spin-friendly Southampton

Bangladesh cannot afford anymore slip-ups and the first obstacle in their way is an Afghanistan team still looking for their first win
January 28, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Southampton

Mehidy Hasan struck on the head at practice session

The offspinner was understood to be out of danger, although a concussion report is yet to be completed
January 29, 2023
Australia v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Trent Bridge

Bangladesh not giving up on semi-finals yet - Tamim Iqbal

The opener also felt the chase of 382 could have been possible had he or Shakib Al Hasan stuck around until at least the 30th over
February 01, 2023
Australia v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Nottingham

Is Bangladesh's bowling standing up to the rigours of a World Cup?

Fingerspinners and quicks who prefer the old ball: they do fine at home, but Bangladesh need more to challenge big teams in big tournaments
February 01, 2023
Australia v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Nottingham

Warner's rapid 166 trumps Mushfiqur's fighting 102*

More than 700 runs were scored at Trent Bridge as Australia took another big step towards the semi-finals
January 28, 2023
Australia v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Nottingham

Stats - Warner clobbers his sixth 150-plus score

Stats highlights from Trent Bridge, where the defending champions piled on the runs against Bangladesh
January 28, 2023
World Cup 2019

How a surprise call from 'hero' Andy Roberts lifted struggling Mashrafe

Roberts gave Mashrafe the same advice as when they had first met, and the simple message helped the Bangladesh captain turn things around against West Indies
January 28, 2023
Australia v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Nottingham

Mashrafe Mortaza banks on 'confidence from West Indies win' to lift Bangladesh

The batsmen have to be alert to the variety in Australia's bowling attack, says the Bangladesh captain
January 28, 2023
Australia v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Nottingham

Bangladesh's chance to spur World Cup magic

A possible return for Stoinis could give Australia the balance as they look to surge closer to the semi-finals
January 27, 2023

Marcus Stoinis on course for recall as Australia brace for Bangladesh threat

Allrounder on the mend after side strain as Langer prepares for side on the rise, thanks to Shakib Al Hasan's exploits
January 29, 2023

Shakib Al Hasan's simplicity keeps Bangladesh's complex World Cup challenge alive

Allrounder's stunning impact with bat and ball has kept the World Cup interesting by taking down the big boys
January 26, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, World Cup 2019, Smart Stats

Shakib Al Hasan floors West Indies with high-impact performance

Shakib Al Hasan put together another masterclass against West Indies
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, World Cup 2019, Taunton

Shakib, Liton the stars in Bangladesh's record chase

West Indies restricted to below-par total before their bowlers are taken to the cleaners, the 322-run chase pulled off with 51 balls in hand
January 26, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, World Cup 2019, Taunton

The Mehidy threat facing West Indies

The Bangladesh offspinner has good figures against most of their frontline batsmen and he's likely to be a key factor in the game tomorrow
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, World Cup 2019, Taunton

Mashrafe wants players, not outsiders, to assess pitches

During the New Zealand game, people outside the playing group were influenced by radio commentary, says the Bangladesh captain
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, World Cup 2019, Taunton

Bangladesh, West Indies seek to turn campaign around

Bangladesh blanked West Indies three times in as many games during the recent tri-series in Ireland, but can they repeat a similar performance at the World Cup?
January 30, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, World Cup 2019, Taunton

Bouncer-ready Bangladesh 'favourites' against West Indies, says Tamim Iqbal

Mushfiqur Rahim picks up a forearm injury in the nets courtesy a Mustafizur Rahman short delivery
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, World Cup 2019, Taunton

'We have to do it all over again' - Courtney Walsh

Bangladesh have a 7-2 record against West Indies over the last 12 months, but their bowling coach knows their next meeting in Taunton will be the one that counts
January 26, 2023
World Cup 2019

'We have a right to compete against the big teams' - Steve Rhodes

Bangladesh coach reflects on his attempts to give younger players greater responsibility after a year in the job
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2019 World Cup, Bristol

Steve Rhodes unhappy with ICC's reserve day policy

Bangladesh coach unhappy with ICC's policy for league stages; Karunaratne sees logistical issues
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2019 World Cup, Bristol

It's all Brizzle drizzle and fizzle as Sri Lanka v Bangladesh is washed out

This is the fifth World Cup being staged in England, and incredibly this one has already witnessed two abandonments (cancellations without toss), the most-ever in a single edition
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2019, Bristol

Live Report - Bangladesh v Sri Lanka

All the live action and analyses from the Bangladesh v Sri Lanka game
January 26, 2023

Past success could return to haunt Hathurusingha

He is ostensibly head coach of Sri Lanka but, weirdly, it is on the opposition that bears the clearer marks of Hathurusingha's influence
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, ICC World Cup 2019, Bristol

Bangladesh worry about Shakib Al Hasan, both teams worry about the weather

With some luck going their way, Sri Lanka are better placed on the points table than Bangladesh but that could all change in Bristol
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh news

McKenzie's focus: Bangladesh's execution under pressure

The batting coach believes consistency in selection has helped bring out the best in the younger players
January 28, 2023
England v Bangaldesh, World Cup 2019, Cardiff

Shakib Al Hasan soars at No. 3 even as Bangladesh slip to defeat

The Bangladesh allrounder, currently the World Cup's leading run-scorer, is justifying his move up the order
January 28, 2023

England confident of Jos Buttler fitness despite hip injury

Batsman hobbles during fast-paced half-century and will be monitored ahead of Friday's clash with West Indies
January 28, 2023
England v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Cardiff

Jason Roy's 153 sets up clinical England win despite Shakib Al Hasan resistance

Jofra Archer and Mark Wood both topped 150kph on the speed gun as Bangladesh went down by 106 runs
February 02, 2023
England v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Cardiff

Jason Roy leads the way as England find their World Cup mojo

A selfless century and another fine stand with Jonny Bairstow gives England an impressive win over tournament bogeymen
January 27, 2023
England v Bangaldesh, World Cup 2019, Cardiff

Bangladesh's outdated thinking on spin strikes again

The unwillingness to bowl Mehidy Hasan's offpsin against England's right-handers left Mashrafe Mortaza short on options
January 28, 2023
England v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Cardiff

Live Report - England v Bangladesh

All the action and analyses from the England v Bangladesh game
January 27, 2023
England v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019. Cardiff

'New' England in the way of Bangladesh's World Cup hat-trick

Before the sides meet on Saturday, here are some answers that can help Bangladesh understand England 2.0 better
January 27, 2023
England v Bangladesh, World Cup 2019, Cardiff

England look to iron out flaws against spirited Bangladesh

Bangladesh are not an opponent to be trifled with, even for a team as aggressive with the bat as England
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v England, World Cup, Cardiff

Liam Plunkett primed for recall as England seek to regroup against Bangladesh

England may rest Rashid against dangerous opponents who have beaten them twice in last two World Cups
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v New Zealand, World Cup 2019, The Oval

New Zealand's spin tactics should be a warning

An aggressive mindset is fine but sometimes there needs to be a little more assessment of conditions
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v New Zealand, World Cup 2019, The Oval

Mashrafe Mortaza defends Mushfiqur Rahim over run out blunder

'I don't think we need to go after Mushfiqur, he was trying hard to get him out' - Mashrafe
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v New Zealand, World Cup 2019, The Oval

Bangladesh bowling attack exposed for lack of wicket-takers

Good news for Bangladesh is the first major lesson came in their second game, so they have time to improve
January 26, 2023
Bangladesh v England, World Cup 2019, Cardiff

Mark Wood backs England to bounce back against Bangladesh

With first-match nerves out of the way, fast bowler is ready to help his side overcome loss to Pakistan
January 27, 2023
Bangladesh v New Zealand, World Cup 2019, The Oval

Live Report - Bangladesh v New Zealand

ESPNcricinfo's Live Report for the day-night match between Bangladesh and New Zealand at The Oval
January 26, 2023

First ten overs crucial for Bangladesh against New Zealand, Soumya Sarkar says

Batsman warns same tactics used against South Africa may not work against Kiwi swing and pace
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v South Africa, World Cup 2019, The Oval

Shakib's IPL downtime helps matchwinning World Cup start

The Bangladesh allrounder reaped the benefits of putting in the hard yards ahead of the tournament as he helped his team to the perfect start
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v South Africa, World Cup 2019, The Oval

Faf du Plessis searches for new plan with South Africa's World Cup hopes in the balance

With just three days to dust themselves off before taking on India in their opening game, captain needs answers - fast
January 29, 2023

Bangladesh hit on winning formula and victory over South Africa is proof

Mashrafe Mortaza delighted by his side's all-round performance
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v South Africa, World Cup 2019, The Oval

Shakib, Mustafizur, Mushfiqur beat South Africa

The underdogs' roar was heard all around The Oval as Bangladesh outplayed South Africa in their World Cup opener
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v South Africa, World Cup 2019, The Oval

How Soumya Sarkar shocked South Africa

This is a World Cup characterised by bowling attacks bouncing out top-order batsmen. But the Bangladesh opener isn't backing down
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v South Africa, World Cup 2019, The Oval

Shakib's all-round exploits, and new batting highs for Bangladesh

Stats highlights from a top batting performance by Bangladesh against South Africa
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v South Africa, World Cup 2019, The Oval

Live Report - Bangladesh v South Africa

Catch all the analyses and chatter from the Bangladesh v South Africa match
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v South Africa, World Cup 2019, The Oval

Tamim Iqbal's fitness a worry for Bangladesh as South Africa look to get moving

Hashim Amla did not take part in the nets on the eve of the match and that could mean a big change in the South Africa XI
January 28, 2023
World Cup 2019

Tamim Iqbal cleared of fracture after suffering wrist injury in nets

Opener gives Bangladesh another injury concern ahead of opening World Cup fixture against South Africa
January 28, 2023
World Cup 2019

World Cup 2019 opening party - live

Get in the World Cup mood with updates from the tournament opening party on the Mall
January 24, 2023
World Cup 2019

Mashrafe to play Bangladesh's World Cup opener despite hamstring strain

Among the other injury concerns that Bangladesh have, Tamim Iqbal, who missed the warm-up against India, is expected to be fit for the South Africa match
January 31, 2023
World Cup 2019

Sabbir v Mosaddek and other Bangladesh selection issues

Will Bangladesh change their plans for who the finisher will be and what is their best bowling combination to face South Africa?
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v India, World Cup 2019 warm-ups, Cardiff

Rahul, Dhoni tons, Kuldeep's return to form headline India's win

Follow ESPNcricinfo's coverage of the warm-up stage of the 2019 World Cup
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Pakistan, World Cup Warm-up, Cardiff

Live Report - Bangladesh v Pakistan, warm-up

Follow ESPNcricinfo's coverage of the World Cup warm-ups, featuring stats, analysis and graphics. If the blog doesn't show, please refresh the page. Oh and enjoy the game
February 01, 2023
World Cup 2019

'Very tough event for corruptors to come near' - ICC ACU chief

Alex Marshall says he has written to known unscrupulous elements on ACU's radar and warned them they are "not invited" to the World Cup
January 31, 2023
World Cup 2019

Who will win the World Cup? The captains have their say

Is it England? Or India? Or Australia? Or is there a dark horse lurking?
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh news

No changes, Bangladesh keep faith in original squad of 15

Performance in Ireland tri-series has given everyone a lot of confidence, says chief selector Minhajul Abedin
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, Tri-nation series, final, Dublin

Mosaddek adds missing piece in Bangladesh's puzzle ahead of World Cup

With his 24-ball 52 in the final, Mosaddek made a strong case for the No. 7 position in Bangladesh's World Cup opener on June 2
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, Ireland Tri-Series final, Dublin

Mosaddek's blazing fifty seals historic win for Bangladesh

Mustafizur Rahman, Soumya Sarkar and Mohammad Mithun have come in for Rubel Hossain, Abu Jayed and Shakib
January 25, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, Tri-series Final, Malahide

Bangladesh potentially without Shakib for final

West Indies have lost to Bangladesh in both league games. Can they turn their fortunes in the grand finale?
January 24, 2023
Ireland v Bangladesh, 6th ODI, Dublin

Shakib Al Hasan retires hurt with suspected side strain

The incident occurred soon after he reached his 42nd ODI half-century during Bangladesh's chase of Ireland's 292
January 29, 2023
Ireland v Bangladesh, Tri-series 2019, Malahide

Abu Jayed, Liton Das, Tamim Iqbal keep Ireland winless

Bangladesh made a host of changes; among them was a new batting partner for Tamim Iqbal
January 28, 2023
Ireland v Bangladesh, Dublin

Dead rubber a chance for Bangladesh to test bench strength

For Ireland, finishing the tri-series with a win over Bangladesh should soften the blow of elimination and inject some much-needed confidence going forward
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, Ireland Tri-Series, Dublin

Mustafizur, Mushfiqur put Bangladesh in the final

Shannon Gabriel and Mohammad Saifuddin are the players to miss out
January 24, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, Ireland tri-series, Match 5, Dublin

Confident Bangladesh ready to take on rejuvenated West Indies

Victory for Bangladesh will knock hosts Ireland out of the race for a spot in the final
January 28, 2023
Ireland v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Malahide

Rain washes out Ireland-Bangladesh match in Dublin

Persistent showers forced the game to be called off before the toss could take place
January 31, 2023
Ireland v Bangladesh, Ireland tri-nation Series 2019, Malahide

Ireland aim for first points, and better batting show

Bangladesh are wary of the threat Ireland pose but will bank on the confidence of a thumping win over West Indies
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh news

BCB monitoring security situation before deciding on ODI tour of Sri Lanka

The BCB says it will take advice from various authorities, including SLC, before taking a decision on whether to go ahead with the tour
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, Ireland tri-series, Dublin

Bangladesh top order leads comfortable victory charge

Shakib Al Hasan and Mohammad Mithun come into the XI for Bangladesh
January 24, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, Ireland tri-nation series, Dublin

Bangladesh aim to reprise recent dominance over WI

The recent spate of fitness concerns could impact the Bangladesh line-up as they face off against a West Indies side fresh from their rampage against Ireland
January 26, 2023
World Cup 2019

Mashrafe Mortaza wants Bangladesh to 'change some perceptions' at his last World Cup

He reckons that it might be better for his players to stay away from social media - 'it creates trouble' - at the showpiece event, but stresses that it's not a team rule
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh news

When Shakib forgot to say cheese

Bangladesh's biggest player will be missing from the team's official World Cup picture - and all because he'd left the ground before the photo session
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh news

Bangladesh must rely on 'skilled hitting' at World Cup - Neil McKenzie

While admitting that other teams will have a distinct power advantage, the batting coach believes his players can compete by maximising their existing skillsets
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh news

Taskin Ahmed, Farhad Reza included in Bangladesh squad for Ireland tri-series

The travelling party now has 19 players, with Nayeem Hasan and Yasir Ali added to the 15 in the provisional World Cup squad earlier
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh news

Time for Soumya Sarkar and Liton Das to prove 'how good they are' - Tamim Iqbal

Soumya's record double-century in the Dhaka Premier League will give the batsman confidence ahead of the World Cup, says Tamim
January 28, 2023
Dhaka Premier League 2019

Soumya Sarkar slams record double-ton as Abahani win 20th DPL title

The opening batsman's unbeaten 208 is the first List A double-century by a Bangladeshi
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh news

Walsh does not want to 'rush' Mustafizur before World Cup

Walsh was concerned about the injuries picked up by Bangladesh's players, including Rubel Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin and Abu Jayed
February 01, 2023
Sunrisers Hyderabad v Kolkata Knight Riders, IPL 2019, Hyderabad

A fingerspinner has to turn the ball to get wickets - Shakib

The Bangladesh Test and T20 captain on how he can keep pace in a wristspinner-dominated world
January 30, 2023
World Cup 2019

Bangladesh pick ODI newbie Abu Jayed for World Cup

Batsman Mosaddek Hossain makes a comeback to the 15 for the showpiece event
January 28, 2023
World Cup 2019

Decision time - how are World Cup squads stacking up?

Injury concerns, big calls, wildcard selections. World Cup squads need to be named by April 23 so here's a rundown of how the teams stand.
January 27, 2023
Aftermath of Christchurch attack

New Zealand Under-19s tour of Bangladesh called off

In the aftermath of the Christchurch attack, both NZC and BCB decided that sending an age-group side to one of the worst affected countries would be insensitive
January 27, 2023
Tri-series in Ireland, 2019

Ireland to host West Indies and Bangladesh for tri-series in May

The tournament will be an opportunity for West Indies and Bangladesh to fine tune their preparations ahead of the World Cup
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd ODI, Dhaka

Shai Hope stars with 146* as West Indies level series

January 28, 2023
2nd T20I, Pakistan women tour of Bangladesh, Cox's Bazar

Bangladesh women routed for 30 against Pakistan

Pakistan hammered Bangladesh by 58 runs as the hosts were dismissed for their lowest-ever total
January 31, 2023
New Zealand news

Christchurch attack 'changes everything' for team security - NZC CEO

In the aftermath of the terror attack NZC will review arrangements for international teams while Canterbury have pulled out of the final round of the Plunket Shield
February 01, 2023

'Frightening experience' - Tamim Iqbal

The cricketing community rallied in support of those affected by the terror attack in Christchurch
January 28, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Wellington, 5th day

We have to bat with guts for longer periods - Mahmudullah

Mahmudullah admitted the batsman lacked a clarity of plan to counter Neil Wagner's "bouncer theory"
January 27, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Wellington, 5th day

Neil Wagner and Trent Boult bowl New Zealand to series win

The hosts needed only one extended session on day five to blast out the last seven Bangladesh wickets and wrap up victory by an innings and 12 runs
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st Test, Chattogram, 3rd Day

Mahmudullah ensures 200-plus lead for Bangladesh

Devendra Bishoo's 4 for 26 ensures Bangladesh are bowled out for just 125 on Day 3's morning session
January 27, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Wellington

Life in the fast lane a slippery slope for Abu Jayed & Co

The young Bangladesh pacemen will rarely get to bowl in conditions like in New Zealand, making survival at the highest level that much tougher for them
January 28, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Wellington, 4th day

Ross Taylor double-ton gives New Zealand a shot at victory

They added 172 for the third wicket in seaming conditions, with Taylor bringing up his 18th Test hundred and going past his mentor Martin Crowe
January 23, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Wellington, 3rd day

Bangladesh seek answers to NZ's short-ball questions

While Bangladesh believe leaving the short ball alone might be the best way to deal with it, New Zealand's Neil Wagner thinks that tactic plays to his strengths
January 29, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Wellington, 3rd day

Tamim Iqbal's pursuit of excellence

He became the first batsman from Bangladesh to score 1000 Test runs in South Africa, England, New Zealand and Australia
February 01, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Wellington, 3rd day

Neil Wagner's four-wicket haul highlights 12-wicket day

Bangladesh made two changes of their own, bringing in Mustafizur Rahman and Taijul Islam, to replace Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Khaled Ahmed
January 31, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Wellington, 2nd day

Incessant rain washes out second day's play between New Zealand and Bangladesh too

There was likelihood of play for at least an hour in the evening session, but that was just the cue for another spell of rain
January 31, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Wellington, 1st day

Rain washes out first day of second New Zealand-Bangladesh Test in Wellington

Play is scheduled to begin half an hour early on day two, but the forecast remains grim
January 23, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Wellington

Onus on Bangladesh quicks to step up as New Zealand eye series win

With a lethal pace attack and firepower in the batting, New Zealand have everything in place to wrap up the series in Wellington
January 23, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Wellington

Why the Wellington Test is key for Shadman, Mominul, Liton and Ebadot

Strong performances from Shadman Islam, Liton Das, Mominul Haque and Ebadot Hossain will not only help Bangladesh's chances in Wellington, but will give them some breathing room in the Test squad too
January 26, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Hamilton

Batsmen took the 'easier options' in the first innings, says Mahmudullah

Bangladesh captain happy with young pacers' attitude despite the trio conceding 369 runs for only one wicket
February 01, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Hamilton

'My aim was to survive' - Soumya Sarkar makes a statement, finally

In Hamilton, the batsman showed that he had learnt to bat time and curb his natural stroke-making instincts
January 27, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Hamilton, 4th day

New Zealand wrap up victory after defiant tons from Soumya Sarkar and Mahmudullah

The fifth-wicket pair defied New Zealand's short-ball tactics with an unbroken stand of 184, with Soumya reaching a rollicking unbeaten century along the way
January 31, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Hamilton, 3rd day

Away realities hit hard for Mehidy Hasan Miraz

He can be a match-winner on designer tracks in Bangladesh, but flat pitches like the one in Hamilton expose the offspinner's limitations all too often
January 30, 2023
1st Test: New Zealand v Bangladesh at Hamilton

New Zealand's biggest total, and Mehidy's horror match

Kane Williamson, meanwhile, became the fastest New Zealand batsman to 6000 Test runs and the first to 20 hundreds
January 25, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Hamilton, 3rd day

New Zealand make inroads after Williamson's 200 in record total of 715

The session ended when Mehidy Hasan had BJ Watling caught down the leg-side but the morning truly belonged to New Zealand
January 28, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Hamilton, 2nd day

Why Bangladesh left out Mustafizur Rahman

Coach Steve Rhodes has said the left-armer's fitness makes it a 'struggle' for him to bowl in back-to-back Test matches, and that he will feature in the second Test in Wellington
January 31, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Hamilton, 2nd day

Raval and Latham hundreds set up New Zealand's dominance

The unbroken opening partnership between Raval and Tom Latham reached 197, New Zealand's highest for that wicket since 2003
January 28, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Hamilton, Day 1

Tamim bats ugly, but smart, for 'special' century

Tamim, who made 126 of Bangladesh's total of 234, said that his only plan was to bat long enough and strike the ball whenever he had the chance
January 27, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Hamilton, 1st day

Bangladesh fall to Wagner's short stuff after Tamim blazes hundred

The visitors have left out Mustafizur Rahman after the seamer's unreliable form in the ODI series
January 25, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Hamilton

Injury-hit Bangladesh brace for New Zealand's pace stars

It has been nearly 13 years since Bangladesh played a Test without both Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim, and therein lies their toughest challenge
January 26, 2023
Bangladesh tour of New Zealand, 2018-19

Can Bangladesh take a leaf, or five, out of Sri Lanka's playbook?

In what has been a great period for underdogs in international cricket, New Zealand need to be wary against their Asian visitors
January 25, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Dunedin

Welcome back, Sabbir Rahman - make the bat talk now

The batsman ticked many boxes in the Dunedin ODI, but there's a crucial one that remains unchecked
January 28, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Dunedin

New Zealand complete whitewash after Southee six-for

Tom Latham will double up as captain as well as wicketkeeper, with Kane Williamson resting for the final ODI
January 26, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Dunedin

NZ eye series whitewash as Bangladesh battle injury concerns

Tom Latham will captain the home side in Kane Williamson's absence, while question marks remain on the fitness of Mushfiqur and Mithun
January 28, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Christchurch

Guptill slams another century as New Zealand clinch series

New Zealand made one change, bringing in Todd Astle for Mitchell Santner. Bangladesh were unchanged
January 28, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Napier

Guptill, fast bowlers help New Zealand march to 1-0

Bangladesh brought in Sabbir Rahman, whose ODI ban was recently reduced
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v New Zealand, 1st ODI, Napier

Shakib-less Bangladesh search for first ODI win in New Zealand

New Zealand will be buoyed by the return of Guptill from injury and the 2-1 T20I series win over India
January 28, 2023
World Cup 2019

India to play New Zealand and Bangladesh in 2019 World Cup warm-ups

The ten participating teams will play two warm-ups each
January 30, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 3rd T20I, Mirpur

Ready to risk sanctions for team's sake - Brathwaite on umpiring errors

Play was suspended for at least eight minutes in Mirpur after umpire Tanvir Ahmed made wrong no-ball calls off Oshane Thomas
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 3rd T20I, Dhaka

Lewis 89, Paul five-for help West Indies clinch T20I series

After West Indies won the first T20I, the hosts hit back in the second, thanks to Shakib's all-round performance, to force this series into a decider
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 3rd T20I, Dhaka

West Indies' last chance to salvage Bangladesh tour

Having lost the Test and then the ODI series, the visitors will look to spring a surprise on Bangladesh in the T20I series decider
January 27, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd T20I, Mirpur

Mahmudullah's knock made things easier for me - Shakib

The Bangladesh captain called his deputy's unbeaten 21-ball 43 a special knock and urged him to bat in the same aggressive manner in every format
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd T20I, Mirpur

All-round Shakib helps Bangladesh level series

With the series on the line, the onus is on Bangladesh's batting to fire in dewy conditions
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd T20I, Dhaka

High on Hope and IPL riches, West Indies eye series win

With six of their players landing contracts at Tuesday's IPL auction, the visitors will look to channel the propitious circumstances into a series-clinching outing in Dhaka
January 23, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st T20I, Sylhet

Top four fighting 'fire with fire' cost Bangladesh - Neil McKenzie

The Bangladesh batting consultant blamed the 'overconfidence' of Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar and Shakib Al Hasan, all of whom got out pulling the short ball
January 23, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st T20I, Sylhet

Shai Hope, Sheldon Cottrell lead West Indies to dominating win

West Indies have included Evin Lewis, Rovman Powell and Sheldon Cottrell to their XI, as they go without Denesh Ramdin, the injured Kieron Powell and left-arm spinner Khary Pierre
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st T20I, Sylhet

'As long as he is alive, Shai Hope will play' - Carlos Brathwaite

The West Indies captain was also pleased with the return of opener Evin Lewis for the T20I leg, after he skipped the tour of India last month
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st T20I, Sylhet

Afif Hossain, Zakir Hasan haven't developed as expected, says Bangladesh selector

Minhajul Abedin said the youngsters had underperformed since making their international debuts but added Mahedi Hasan was still on the radar
January 27, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st T20I, Sylhet

WI look to break five-game losing streak against upbeat Bangladesh

The match has been rescheduled twice in the last 48 hours, mainly due to some technical problems with one of the light towers. It will now start at 12.30pm local time
January 23, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 3rd ODI, Sylhet

Was this Mashrafe Mortaza's last ODI at home?

Speculation has been rife on the topic, and the Bangladesh captain kept his cards close to his chest
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 3rd ODI, Sylhet

Rovman Powell disappointed over umpiring error

The West Indies captain was given out on what was evidently a no-ball due to fielding infringements by Bangladesh
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 3rd ODI, Sylhet

Mehidy, Soumya, Tamim give Bangladesh series win

Bangladesh made two changes to the side, bringing in Mohammad Mithun and Mohammad Saifuddin, while West Indies' XI did not include fast bowler Oshane Thomas
January 27, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 3rd ODI, Sylhet

West Indies seek more convincing show in series decider

Bangladesh would be wary of slip-ups in the third ODI. Losing wickets in clusters after a big partnership has been a long-term problem for them
January 24, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 3rd ODI, Sylhet

Rovman Powell questions Bangladesh's skills against pace

Mashrafe Mortaza backs his batsmen in response, saying losing wickets at the wrong time has cost his side rather than shortcomings against pace
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd ODI, Mirpur

Shai Hope shows faith in Keemo Paul as West Indies hang on for glory

Windies batsman delighted to deliver a matchwinning hundred at last
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd ODI, Mirpur

Shai Hope stars with 146* as West Indies level series

Can Bangladesh deliver victory in what is a landmark game for a handful of their players?
January 23, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd ODI, Dhaka

Bangladesh eye finishing blow over collapsible WI

The home side will be hopeful of securing a series win with one ODI to spare in Dhaka on Tuesday
January 26, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st ODI, Dhaka

Bangladesh's quicks seize their chance to make a mark

Having gone largely unused during the Test series, Bangladesh's fast bowlers made the most of the opportunity in the Dhaka ODI to hand their side a win
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st ODI, Dhaka

Bangladesh tick most boxes in dominating first ODI victory

The visitors have made two changes, with Darren Bravo and Roston Chase coming in to replace regular captain Jason Holder and left-arm spinner Fabian Allen
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st ODI, Dhaka

Tamim's return gives Bangladesh happy headache

Who among Tamim, Imrul Kayes, Soumya Sarkar and Liton Das will open the batting for the hosts in their ODI series opener against West Indies?
January 25, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st ODI, Dhaka

Looming World Cup adds extra significance to 2018's last ODI series

West Indies haven't won an ODI series since August 2014. Can they end their barren run against a resurgent Bangladesh side?
January 23, 2023
BCB XI v West Indians, tour game, Savar

Tamim Iqbal returns from injury with match-winning ton against West Indians

In a rain-hit contest, BCB XI scored at over 7.5 runs an over to down the visitors in their only warm-up game
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd Test, Dhaka, 3rd day

Bangladesh spin project finally bears fruit

After years of depending on Shakib Al Hasan, Bangladesh finally have the skill and depth to say they have the spin department covered
January 23, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 3rd day

Winning after enforcing the follow-on a special achievement - Shakib

The Bangladesh captain said his side had had a lot to prove after their 2-0 defeat in the West Indies in July
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 3rd day

Stats - 12 for Mehidy, 40 for Bangladesh's spinners

Statistical highlights from the Mirpur Test as Bangladesh routed West Indies within three days
January 30, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd Test, Dhaka, 3rd day

Mehidy 12-for scripts record Bangladesh win

Mehidy Hasan ripped through West Indies with career-best figures of 7 for 58 on the third morning as the visitors were bowled out for 111, the lowest total against Bangladesh
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 2nd day

Mental tweaks give Mahmudullah batting edge

The seasoned campaigner trades flamboyance for hard grind and the result is a marked improvement in his batting numbers
January 26, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 2nd day

Shakib's words fuel Bangladesh's payback

The two-Test humiliation in the Caribbean earlier this year has channeled a focused spin-heavy side to turn the tables at home
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd Test, Dhaka, 2nd day

West Indies crumble against spin after Bangladesh rack up 508

Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Das and Mahmudullah helped Bangladesh garner quick runs in the morning session of the second day in Dhaka
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd Test, Dhaka, 1st day

The irony of Shadman's rise to the top

The opener always flown under the radar in Bangladesh because his style of play isn't as flashy as some of the others'. But now that he has arrived in international cricket, he has the potential to go big
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 1st day

Mushfiqur becomes second Bangladesh man to 4000 Test runs

He's less than fifty runs away from going past Tamim Iqbal as Bangladesh's most-prolific run-scorer in Tests
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd Test, Dhaka, 1st day

Shadman, Shakib half-centuries hand Bangladesh the advantage

They have handed the opener Shadman Islam a debut and brought in Liton Das to allow Mushfiqur Rahim to play as a specialist batsman
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd Test, Dhaka

Buoyant Bangladesh sweat over Mushfiqur Rahim's finger injury

For West Indies, meanwhile, Keemo Paul is likely to replace the suspended Shannon Gabriel
January 28, 2023
West Indies in Bangladesh 2018-19

The problem Bangladesh face because of turning pitches

Over the last two years, their batsmen are averaging below 30 at home. And if they can't score big at home, how can they be confident of scoring abroad?
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st Test, Chattogram, 3rd Day

Taijul rises from Bangladesh shadows to get his due

In a country where being a Test specialist is usually seen as a hazard, Taijul Islam could have very easily slipped through the cracks. Thankfully for Bangladesh, he didn't
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st Test, Chattogram, 3rd day

Taijul Islam's string of five-fors, and Kieran Powell's unwanted record

Stats highlights from day three of the Bangladesh-West Indies Test in Chattogram
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st Test, Chattogram, 3rd Day

Shakib becomes the quickest to 3000 runs-200 wickets double

The Bangladesh allrounder got there in his 54th Test, one fewer than Ian Botham, while also becoming the first bowler from his country to get 200 Test wickets
January 24, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st Test, Chattogram, 3rd day

Taijul six-for helps Bangladesh defend 204 for 1-0 lead

Chasing 204, they were tottering at 11 for 4 at lunch on day three
January 24, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 2nd Test, Chattogram, 2nd day

A happy homecoming for 17-year old Nayeem Hasan

A nervous Nayeem said that nobody from his family was at the ground but, of course, his first cricket coach, Mominul Haque, was
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st Test, Chattogram, 2nd day

Dowrich fancies West Indies' chances in 'even game'

West Indies' target on Saturday is to keep Bangladesh's lead below 200 runs, and they plan on doing that by "going hard at them" in the morning session
January 25, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st Test, Chattogram, 2nd day

Shannon Gabriel suspended from Mirpur Test

West Indies pacer gets two demerit points for shoulder contact with Imrul Kayes, taking his tally to five and forcing the suspension
January 24, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st Test, Chattogram, 2nd day

West Indies claw back late on 17-wicket day

Bangladesh lost their last two wickets within five overs of Day 2 starting, with Warrican taking both in his first over of the day
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st Test, Chittagong, 1st day

A masterpiece at Fort Mominul Haque

Mominul Haque struck his sixth century in eight Tests at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Thursday. By Bangladesh's standards, that is good enough to get the stadium named after him
January 23, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st Test, Chattogram, 1st day

Bangladesh surrender advantage after Mominul ton

West Indies bring in Kemar Roach for injured Jason Holder, whereas Shakib Al Hasan makes his first appearance after recovering from a finger injury
January 25, 2023
Bangladesh v West Indies, 1st Test, Dhaka

Bangladesh's big problem outside the off stump

West Indies' pace attack destroyed them at home and though conditions in the subcontinent will be different, Bangladesh need to sort out this weakness to have any chance of winning
January 30, 2023
West Indies in Bangladesh 2018-19

Will Bangladesh banish July ghosts or West Indies conjure them?

A little more than four months ago, when the two teams met in the Caribbean, Bangladesh were trounced 2-0 by West Indies
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh Cricket Board XI v West Indies, Chittagong, 2nd day

Hope, Powell and Soumya find form ahead of first Test

Shadman Islam, NCL's highest scorer this season, also impressed with 73 for the hosts
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v South Africa, Group A, Women's World T20, Gros Islet

South Africa win by 30 runs despite another batting failure

South Africa didn't find any more answers to their batting woes in the final group game, but they found a relatively big win to close their tournament
January 23, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Dhaka, 5th day

Tough sharing the Test series trophy at home - Mahmudullah

Bangladesh's stand-in captain, however, was relieved to have scored a hundred and broken a lean run with the bat in Test cricket
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 5th day

Bangladesh level series with Mehidy Hasan's five-for

The Zimbabwe batsman held fort but Bangladesh bowled with purpose to nip out two wickets and inch closer to a series-levelling win
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Women's World T20, Gros Islet

Siriwardene's allround performance knocks Bangladesh out

The veteran allrounder batted through till the end of the innings in a low-scoring innings, and bowled economically as Bangladesh played meekly in their chase
January 25, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 4th day

Did Bangladesh choose the safer option by batting again?

Why did Bangladesh not enforce the follow-on? it may have been because of lack of confidence in their batsmen or because they wanted Zimbabwe to bat last
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 4th day

Mahmudullah century leaves Zimbabwe with herculean task

Duo's unbroken 53-run stand takes lead towards 300 after Zimbabwe's seamers cut through the top-order
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 3rd day

Taijul's five-for gives Bangladesh 218-run lead

Brian Chari brought up his second Test fifty, but Bangladesh's spinners chipped away at the Zimbabwe line-up with two wickets to affirm their ascendancy
January 27, 2023
Bangladesh v England, Women's World T20, St Lucia

Kirstie Gordon stars with ball as England shake off rust with seven-wicket win

Three wickets on England debut helps restrict Bangladesh to 77, as batsmen overcome wobble to launch campaign
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, 2nd day, Dhaka

Tradition dazzles as Mushfiqur soaks in his moment in the sun

In a batting line-up without Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal, and being 1-0 down to Zimbabwe, Bangladesh needed their big batsman to bat big. And he made it the team's biggest
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Dhaka, Day 2

'Game is still evenly poised' - Zimbabwe fielding coach Makunura

Although they face a massive deficit, Shepherd Makunura wanted his batsmen to learn from Mushfiqur Rahim and Mominul Haque and fight back in Dhaka
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 2nd day

Mushfiqur devours records in historic innings

Some longstanding bests were overhauled as the Bangladesh wicketkeeper racked up a marathon 219 not out
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Mirpur

Mushfiqur Rahim's record double-hundred underpins Bangladesh's dominance

The batting pair only took 62 runs from the first session, but more importantly, they did not allow Zimbabwe a breakthrough
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Dhaka, 1st day

A batting masterclass from Mushfiqur and Mominul

Bangladesh finally found a way to bat like a confident unit and that only happened because they realised they should always be looking for runs, even on tough pitches
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 1st day

Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim score tons to give Bangladesh first-day honours

The hosts left out Nazmul Hossain Shanto, Nazmul Islam and Abu Jayed, while Zimbabwe brought in Donald Tiripano for Wellington Masakadza
January 23, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Mirpur

Zimbabwe's shot at rare away series win

Bangladesh have failed to score more than 200 in their last eight Test innings. Can they end that streak in Mirpur?
January 23, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd Test, Mirpur

Mahmudullah calls for 'sensible' batting on 'unpredictable' Mirpur pitch

Bangladesh aren't quite getting favourable conditions in Dhaka, even though it is the venue where they play and train the most
January 28, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, Group A, Women's World T20, Guyana

West Indies defend 106 with Dottin's 5 for 5

Bangladesh were bowled out for 46, the lowest total in a Women's World T20 game
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st Test, Sylhet, 4th day

'No point of playing Test cricket like this' - Mahmudullah

After Bangladesh folded for less than 200 for the eighth successive time in Test cricket, their stand-in captain said it was time they changed their batting approach
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st Test, Sylhet, 4th day

Rare away win for Zimbabwe; Bangladesh's below-200 rut

A first Test win away from home for Zimbabwe in 17 years, Bangladesh's endless batting woes in the format and other statistical highlights from the Sylhet Test
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st Test, Sylhet, 4th day

Zimbabwe storm to first away Test win in 17 years

The offspinner took three wickets during the course of a marathon 17-over spell to dent Bangladesh's hopes
January 23, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st Test, Sylhet, 3rd day

Surface surprised us, but no demons, says Rhodes

The Bangladesh coach admitted to misreading the pitch before the match, which affected team balance, but put the daunting target in front of them down to the first-innings batting
January 26, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st Test, Sylhet, 3rd day

Taijul finishes with 11-for, Bangladesh need 321 to win

Zimbabwe extended their lead to 230 runs after they reached 91 for 2 against Bangladesh in the first session of the third day
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st Test, Sylhet, 2nd day

Soaring in ODIs, Bangladesh's batting plummets to new Test-match low

Possibly still stuck in one-day mode, Bangladesh failed to reach 200 for the seventh successive Test innings
January 24, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st Test, Sylhet, 2nd day

Chatara, Raza bowl Zimbabwe to 139-run lead

Taijul added four wickets in the morning, the last two of them coming off consecutive deliveries, to leave him on a hat-trick in the visitors' second innings, as Zimbabwe lost their last five wickets for 46 runs
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st Test, Sylhet, 1st day

Sean Williams' patience pays off in style

Form for on his side coming into the Test, and a resolute Williams made the most of it in a typically gutsy innings
January 26, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st Test, Sylhet, 1st day

Sean Williams' 88 keeps Zimbabwe fighting on attritional day

While Bangladesh handed debuts to Ariful Haque and Nazmul Islam, the visitors gave debut caps to spinners Brandon Mavuta and Wellington Masakadza
January 31, 2023
Bangaldesh v Zimbabwe, 1st Test, Sylhet

Yet another daunting challenge for fumbling Zimbabwe

While they won't have to contend with Shakib this time, Zimbabwe still face an uphill task as a confident Bangladesh pursue their first Test victory this year
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st Test, Sylhet

The neglected asset that is a Bangladesh fast bowler

The team relies on using their batsmen and spinners to win Test matches, and that trend seeps into domestic cricket as well. How can a seamer improve in this scenario?
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st Test, Sylhet

Isam: What's the point of the Bangladesh-Zimbabwe Test series?

Bangladesh are in World-Cup mode. Zimbabwe are happy to get a spot of Test cricket, but are unlikely to prove the sturdiest of opponents. What do the teams or Test cricket gain out of this series?
January 25, 2023
BCB XI v Zimbabweans, warm-up match, 3rd day, Chittagong

Hamilton Masakadza, Sikandar Raza take small positives from rain-hit match

Only 66 overs were possible across the three days of the Zimbabweans' only warm-up match before the Test series
January 23, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI, Chittagong

Top-order trio give Bangladesh a good selection problem

Neil McKenzie has called for more consistency among Bangladesh's batsmen after impressive hundreds from Imrul Kayes and Soumya Sarkar
January 23, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI, Chittagong

Imrul, Soumya centuries seal 3-0 sweep

Hamilton Masakadza lost his third toss of the series, and Zimbabwe were asked to bat first in the dead rubber in Chittagong
January 23, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 3rd ODI, Chittagong

Zimbabwe seek favourable end to rough month

Sitting on a 12-match losing streak, including clean sweeps at the hands of Pakistan and South Africa, the visiting team will be keen to prove its worth ahead of the Tests
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd ODI, Chittagong

'There's a long way left for me' - Saifuddin

He said that he wanted to "show something" since he was playing in place of Rubel Hossain
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd ODI, Chittagong

Saifuddin, openers help Bangladesh clinch series

Zimbabwe brought in Elton Chigumbura in place of Craig Ervine in a must-win match
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd ODI, Chittagong

Mashrafe Mortaza promises to back Fazle Mahmud despite duck on debut

The hosts are looking to clinch a series-winning victory in Chittagong on Wednesday, but their captain remained keen on trying out young players for the second ODI
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 2nd ODI, Chittagong

Eyeing series win, Bangladesh seek top-order solidity

Zimbabwe have been somewhat unsettled, and they'll need their batsmen to come good in a must-win second ODI
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Mirpur

Imrul, Saifuddin prove winning double-act for Bangladesh

Two players with different mindsets and in different stages of their career fed off each other in a heartening display of confidence and maturity
January 23, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Mirpur

Imrul 144 gives Bangladesh emphatic win

Sikandar Raza returns for Zimbabwe after mending contractual differences with the board, while Cephas Zhuwao replaces Solomon Mire
January 27, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Mirpur

Zimbabwe seek ODI turnaround against depleted Bangladesh

With Bangladesh walking wounded in the absence of two of their seniormost players in Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan, Zimbabwe may sense an opportunity
January 25, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, 1st ODI, Dhaka

'Used to the unpredictability of Mirpur pitch' - Mashrafe

In the last three years, teams have struggled to push the scoring rate under lights thus making it more favourable for teams batting first
January 26, 2023
BCB XI v Zimbabweans, Tour Match

Soumya Sarkar, pacers crush Zimbabweans

Only Hamilton Masakadza looked in touch with a steady century while the rest of the batting order crumbled
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Pakistan, one-off women's ODI, Cox's Bazar

Khadija's six-for sets up six-wicket Bangladesh win

It was a comeback of sorts for the home team, which had lost the T20I series 3-0 only two days ago
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Pakistan, 4th Women's T20I, Cox's Bazar

Nashra Sandhu and Nida Dar help Pakistan women clinch T20I series

The spin duo shared four wickets to restrict Bangladesh to 88 before Nahida Khan and Javeria Khan steered the visitors home
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Pakistan, 2nd Women's T20I, Cox's Bazar

Pakistan go 1-0 up as Bangladesh collapse to 30 all out

Anam Amir finished with figures of 3 for 0 as the hosts capitulated to the fourth-lowest total in Women's T20I history
January 26, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Asia Cup final, Dubai

Middle order mars Liton Das' special day

Right through the Asia Cup, Bangladesh's middle order had made up for their misfiring top order. In the final, the roles were reversed
January 29, 2023
Asia Cup 2018, final

Heroic Kedar Jadhav wins India title in last-ball thriller

Follow the action in Dubai with insightful analysis and graphics on our live blog
January 23, 2023
India v Bangladesh, Final, Asia Cup 2018, Dubai

How the India-Bangladesh rivalry came to be

Since their defeat in the 2015 World Cup quarter-final, whenever Bangladesh have played India, there has been that "lose to anyone but India" mentality
January 29, 2023
Asia Cup 2018

How Joshi changed the mindsets of Bangladesh's spinners

Appointed prior to the Australia series in 2017, Sunil Joshi has been trying to get Mehidy Hasan and company not to worry when they get hit and instead keep looking for wickets
January 28, 2023
India v Bangladesh, Asia Cup 2018, final, Dubai

Can spirited Bangladesh overcome full-strength India?

How Bangladesh's shaky top order fares against an in-form India attack, and how India fare should their in-form openers fail are questions that could define the final
January 31, 2023
Asia Cup 2018, India v Bangladesh, final, Dubai

Just another match? For Bangladesh, not quite

Bangladesh haven't been at their best in tournament finals, which is why they'll need a fresh mindset against India in the Asia Cup title clash
February 01, 2023
Asia Cup 2018

Injured Shakib Al Hasan flies home after being ruled out of Asia Cup

The finger injury that the allrounder had sustained in January flared up before Bangladesh's knockout clash against Pakistan in the Asia Cup
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Pakistan, Asia Cup Super Four, Abu Dhabi

Mushfiqur Rahim and Mustafizur Rahman lift Bangladesh into Asia Cup final

Bangladesh brought in Soumya Sarkar, Rubel Hossain and Mominul Haque while Pakistan included Junaid Khan for his first game of the tournament
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v Pakistan, Asia Cup 2018, Super Fours, Abu Dhabi

Two unpredictable teams gear up for knockout encounter

Pakistan have issues with their bowling, their batting and their fielding to address in a winner-takes-all game against a hungry Bangladesh
January 28, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, Asia Cup Super Four, Abu Dhabi

Mustafizur defends seven in last over to knock out Afghanistan

Afghanistan made one change with Samiullah Shenwari replacing Najibullah Zadran
February 01, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, Asia Cup Super Four, Abu Dhabi

Can Bangladesh pick themselves up against Afghanistan's spinners?

Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan have economy rates of less than 3.50 in the Asia Cup so far
January 31, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, Super Four, Asia Cup 2018, Abu Dhabi

Mashrafe irked by BCB's batting reinforcements

The captain made it clear he wasn't consulted before the BCB flew in two batting reinforcements in Imrul Kayes and Soumya Sarkar
January 23, 2023
India v Bangladesh, Super Fours, Asia Cup 2018, Dubai

Rudderless batting against India emblematic of Bangladesh's larger problem

Mosaddek Hossain, Liton Das and Mohammad Mithun have shown promise but are unable to put on consistent performances to provide back up for the senior batsmen
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Asia Cup 2018, Super Fours, Dubai

Jadeja and Rohit dismantle Bangladesh

Bangladesh recall Mushfiqur Rahim and Mustafizur Rahman, who were rested for Thursday's inconsequential game against Afghanistan, for the Super Four clash
January 29, 2023
India v Bangladesh, Group B, Asia Cup 2018, Dubai

Can Bangladesh cope with the pressure of back-to-back games?

They will have to contend with travelling to Dubai after playing in Abu Dhabi the previous evening, while India will be upbeat after their resounding win against Pakistan
February 01, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, Asia Cup 2018, Group B, Abu Dhabi

Rashid Khan's birthday special destroys Bangladesh

Afghanistan bring in Samiullah Shenwari for Najibullah Zadran; no Mushfiqur Rahim and Mustafizur Rahman for Bangladesh
February 01, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, Asia Cup 2018, Abu Dhabi

Tight schedule could force Afghanistan, Bangladesh to rest players for dead-rubber clash

Bangladesh will have to travel to Dubai after the match to meet India in the Super Four on Friday, while Afghanistan will stay put in Abu Dhabi, where they will meet Pakistan
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Asia Cup, Dubai

Extreme training helps Mushfiqur conquer extreme conditions

The biggest reason that he is able to score big - with the rest of the line-up crumbling around him - is the extreme pressure he puts himself under when he trains
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup 2018, Dubai

Heroic Tamim Iqbal returns to bat with one hand after wrist fracture

The Bangladesh batsman suffered a fracture after facing just three balls in the side's opener against Sri Lanka in Dubai
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup 2018, Dubai

Mushfiqur stars in 137-run rout of Sri Lanka

Dew is expected to be a factor in the second innings, but the searing heat has meant that both teams were looking to bat first in Dubai
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup 2018, Dubai

Akila, Chandimal absence gives slight edge to Bangladesh

Neither team will settle for anything other than a win, although Sri Lanka will have to make up for missing some key players
January 27, 2023
Asia Cup 2018

What does it really mean to be Asia Cup champions?

In any other major subcontinental sport, the Asian championships are a significant event. But is it really so in cricket?
January 25, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 3rd T20I, Lauderhill

Liton's blitz and Mustafizur's three-for seal Bangladesh's series win

Shakib Al Hasan's side are eyeing a limited-overs double, having clinched the preceding ODI series, after being crushed in the Tests
February 02, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Lauderhill

Spinners help Bangladesh clinch last-over thriller

Bangladesh bring in left-arm quick Abu Hider for offspinning allrounder Mehidy Hasan Miraz
February 02, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Lauderhill

Bangladesh need top-order lift to challenge West Indies

Can Lauderhill's strong expatriate numbers inspire a turnaround for the visiting team?
February 02, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 1st T20I, Basseterre

Russell power hauls West Indies home in shortened chase

The home side are without Chadwick Walton, Sherfane Rutherford and Sheldon Cottrell from their 14-man squad; Bangladesh drop Abu Jayed for Rubel Hossain
February 02, 2023
West Indies vs Bangladesh, 1st T20I, Basseterre

Confident Bangladesh eye encore in T20Is

After being pummelled in the Tests, Bangladesh turned things around by winning the ODIs, and would hope to carry the same form into the T20Is
February 02, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Basseterre

Tamim, Mahmudullah set up series win for Bangladesh

Mashrafe Mortaza won the toss for the third successive occasion, this time choosing to bat
January 31, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Basseterre

Russell injury hits West Indies ahead of series decider

While the momentum is with the hosts, concerns remain, which could possibly deny them their first bilateral ODI series win in four years
February 02, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Guyana

Another tense chase, another last-over dismissal for Mushfiqur

Harare, Bengaluru, Dehradun and now Georgetown. Each of these cities has witnessed a close Bangladesh defeat in which Mushfiqur Rahim has been out in the last over, caught on the leg-side boundary
February 02, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Guyana

Hetmyer, spinners fire West Indies to series-levelling win

Forecast of rain may have influenced Mashrafe's decision
February 02, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Guyana

Bangladesh look to seal series in favoured format

Bangladesh have finally managed to challenge the hosts on this tour, and that has set up an interesting contest in Guyana - conditions that should remind the visitors of home
February 02, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Guyana

Tamim, Mashrafe break Bangladesh's Caribbean duck

Given the dryness on the pitch, the home side went in with both their spinners, Devendra Bishoo and Ashley Nurse, leaving out Kieran Powell and Keemo Paul
February 02, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Providence

Bangladesh boosted by Mashrafe's presence against imperious West Indies

Andre Russell also returns for West Indies, and is expected to make his first ODI appearance since 2015
February 02, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Jamaica

We couldn't cash in on the easy periods - Tamim

Bangladesh's batsmen have only themselves to blame for their wretched performance in the two Tests against West Indies, according to Tamim Iqbal
February 02, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Jamaica, 3rd day

Holder's six-for seals 2-0 sweep

Shakib Al Hasan ran riot in the morning session as an impatient West Indies top order crumbled
January 31, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Jamaica, 2nd day

Holder takes five as hapless Bangladesh crumble again

Mehidy Hasan Miraz and Abu Jayed led Bangladesh's fightback on the second morning, limiting West Indies' first-innings total to 354, after Kraigg Brathwaite's dogged century on the opening day had set up a strong platform for the home team in the second T
February 02, 2023
Women's World T20 Qualifier, Semi-finals

Bangladesh, Ireland secure Women's World T20 berths

Bangladesh will aim to build on their Asia Cup success as they square off against Ireland in Saturday's final
January 24, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Jamaica, 1st day

Brathwaite, Hetmyer put West Indies in command

West Indies dropped their only specialist spinner - Devendra Bishoo - and replaced him with Shimron Hetmyer to bolster their batting
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh in West Indies 2018

Mashrafe Mortaza likely to miss Bangladesh's ODI series in the West Indies

He is likely to remain at home to tend to his wife's illness, which means Shakib Al Hasan will take over captaincy duties
February 02, 2023
West Indies vs Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Jamaica

Bangladesh look to regroup after Antigua disaster

A win for West Indies will give them their first Test series win at home since 2014
February 02, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Antigua, 3rd day

Gabriel packs off Bangladesh inside three days

Nurul Hasan top scores for visitors with entertaining 64; Bangladesh eventually lose 20 wickets in just 59 overs
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh in West Indies 2018

Same old Bangladesh, same old issues

The senior batsmen kept making the same mistakes in both innings, and the fast bowlers were toothless in helpful conditions
February 02, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Antigua, 2nd day

Bangladesh collapse again after Brathwaite's ton

Kraigg Brathwaite reached his seventh Test hundred as West Indies moved their lead to 228 at lunch on the second day
February 02, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Antigua, 1st Day

Bangladesh crash to all-time low in Antigua

The stats highlights from Bangladesh's extremely short innings
February 02, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Antigua, 1st day

Bangladesh crash to their lowest total after Roach's five

West Indies are unchanged from their last Test match against Sri Lanka
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh in West Indies 2018-19

Can Shakib shake Bangladesh out of their funk?

The BCB will look up to him to rouse younger players, who have struggled in the last two years, in his second coming as Test captain
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh tour of West Indies, 2018

The waiting game that Mominul must play

With Bangladesh playing Test cricket more infrequently, the batsman who has been pegged as a long-format specialist must make the most of his limited chances
February 02, 2023
West Indies v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Antigua

Trial by pace for shaky travellers Bangladesh

West Indies' quicks will pose a stiff challenge for the visitors, who will be looking to leave a difficult 12 months behind
February 02, 2023
Ireland v Bangladesh, 3rd T20I, Dublin

Isobel Joyce clinches final-ball thriller to deny Bangladesh clean sweep

Ireland broke their sixteen-game rut in limited-overs cricket, spanning nearly two years, with a six-wicket win over Bangladesh in their last match ahead of the Women's World T20 Qualifier
January 31, 2023
Ireland v Bangladesh, 2nd women's T20I, Malahide

Alam, Shamima wrap up T20I series for Bangladesh women

The seamer took 2 for 15 while the opener made a career-best 51 to guide the nervy visitors to a T20I series win in Malahide
February 01, 2023
Ireland v Bangladesh, 1st Women's T20I, Dublin

Jahanara's historic five-for seals thrilling Bangladesh win

Bangladesh made hard work of a chase of 135 - they needed every last ball of their 20 overs - but Nigar Sultana (46) and Fahima Khatun (26*) got the job done
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Women's Asia Cup 2018, Kuala Lumpur

Asia Cup success promises huge boost for Bangladesh women's cricket

Apart from inspiring young girls to take up the sport, the BCB chief executive says the women's team now has its own value to attract sponsors
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Women's T20 Asia Cup 2018, Final Kuala Lumpur

Bangladesh beat six-time champions for maiden Asia Cup title

No. 8 Jahanara Alam dived to the striker's end and completed the second run to seal the three-wicket victory and clinch Bangladesh's maiden Asia Cup by defeating India for the second time in the tournament
January 31, 2023
Malaysia v Bangladesh, Women's T20 Asia Cup 2018, Kuala Lumpur

Giant-slayers Bangladesh romp to maiden Asia Cup final

Bangladesh surpassed Pakistan on the points table to set up a clash with defending champions India on Sunday
February 01, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, 3rd T20I, Dehradun

Rashid defends eight off the last over to seal 3-0 whitewash

Rubel Hossain, Sabbir Rahman and Mosaddek Hossain have made way for Abu Jayed, Ariful Haque and Mehidy Hasan
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v Thailand, Women's Asia Cup, Kuala Lumpur

Bangladesh crush Thailand with bowling might

One day after their historic win over India, Bangladesh limited Thailand to 60 in 20 overs to set up a massive nine-wicket win
January 28, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, 3rd T20I, Dehradun

Can Bangladesh stave off 3-0 defeat?

To do that, they will have to find a way to counter Rashid Khan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman and Mohammad Nabi on what is expected to be another spin-friendly pitch in Dehradun
January 29, 2023
India women v Bangladesh women, Asia Cup, Kuala Lumpur

Rumana fashions Bangladesh's first win over India

The allrounder followed three wickets and a run-out with a career-best 42 not out to hand India women their first loss in the Asia Cup
February 01, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Dehradun

Rashid, Nabi wrap up emphatic series win for Afghanistan

They also brought in left-arm quick Abu Hider while Afghanistan were unchanged
January 31, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Dehradun

Can Afghanistan land knockout blow?

Afghanistan are a win away from securing their first T20I series win over a Test nation other than Zimbabwe
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v Pakistan, Women's Asia Cup T20, Kuala Lumpur

Fahima the star as Bangladesh stun Pakistan

Allrounder makes 23 not out and picks up the crucial wicket of Pakistan captain Bismah Maroof as Bangladesh register first win
February 01, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, 1st T20I, Dehradun

Shenwari and spinners topple Bangladesh

Abul Hasan, Abu Jayed and Mosaddek Hossain have taken the places of Soumya Sarkar, Mehidy Hasan and the injured Mustafizur Rahman from Bangladesh's last T20I
January 23, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Women's Asia Cup, Kuala Lumpur

Sri Lanka kick off Asia Cup with rout of Bangladesh

Bangladesh were bowled out for 63, a total that never stretched Sri Lanka at any point
January 27, 2023
Afghanistan v Bangladesh, 1st T20I, Dehradun

Advantage Afghanistan in spin-friendly Dehradun

After crushing Bangladesh in a warm-up match with a second-string side, Afghanistan are firm favourites, but Bangladesh have the nous to counter the opposition's spinners and exploit their weaknesses with the bat
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 3rd women's T20I, Bloemfontein

Kapp, Khaka hand Bangladesh another whitewash

Once the match was reduced to nine overs a side, the hosts defended their total of 64 with Marizanne Kapp and Ayabonga Khaka picking up five wickets
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Bloemfontein

Luus, Niekerk fifties hand South Africa unassailable lead

The 32-run win in Bloemfontein put the hosts one victory shy of another clean-sweep, having claimed the ODI series 5-0.
February 01, 2023
Bangldesh women tour of South Africa 2018

Ismail, Lee put South Africa 1-0 up

Rumana Ahmed and Fargana Hoque add 72 to keep Bangladesh in the hunt before Shabnim Ismail knocks them over to close out the game
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 5th ODI, Bloemfontein

Dominant South Africa complete 5-0 sweep

For the fifth time in as many matches, South Africa cantered to victory with the help of several performances all through their line-up
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 4th women's ODI, Kimberley

South Africa women bundle out Bangladesh for 76

The visitors went 0-4 down, even as Lizelle Lee became only the third South African woman to cross the 2000-run mark in ODIs
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 3rd women's ODI, Kimberley

Khaka, Kapp secure series for South Africa women

Bangladesh women bowled out for their second sub-100 score as they go 3-0 down in the five-match series
January 31, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Potchefstroom

Khaka, Ntozakhe knock Bangladesh out for 89

South Africa secured victory with nine wickets and 32.5 overs to spare to go 2-0 up in the five-match series
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st women's ODI, Potchefstroom

Van Niekerk, Tryon thump Bangladesh with all-round skills

Van Niekerk's 52-ball 44 and Tryon's 42-ball 65 took South Africa to 270 for 9, and then the duo shared five wickets between them to skittle out the visitors for 164
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Nidahas Trophy, final, Colombo

Shakib backs his boys after Karthik magic

The captain says there was not much wrong done on Bangladesh's part, but still wonders whether it's "nerves or luck" that kicks in to thwart them in tournament finals
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Nidahas Trophy, final, Colombo

Dinesh Karthik's magic eight balls

A ball-by-ball breakdown of Dinesh Karthik's title-winning cameo
February 01, 2023
India v Bangladesh, Nidahas T20 tri-series final, Colombo

India clinch title with Karthik's stunning last-ball six

Bangladesh have chosen not to change the side that won against Sri Lanka on Friday, meaning Nazmul Islam - the left-arm spin-bowling specialist who did not deliver a single ball in that game - retains his place
January 27, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Nidahas Trophy final, Premadasa

India wary of Bangladesh's 'tenacity' - Karthik

While Bangladesh have made great progress over the past few years, the India wicketkeeper-batsman says that a loss to them is still cause for mild embarrassment
January 29, 2023
Nidahas Trophy, final, Colombo

Shakib hopes Bangladesh stay away from pressure and focus on process

The Bangladesh captain has said he wants his side to remain as relaxed as he had seen them throughout the day
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Nidahas Trophy final, Premadasa

India's youth v Bangladesh's seniors in title clash

While Washington Sundar, Vijay Shankar, and Manish Pandey have impressed for India, Mahmudullah and Mushfiqur Rahim have shepherded tricky chases for Bangladesh
February 01, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, Nidahas Trophy, Colombo

Bangladesh's dressing room door damaged in Colombo

Aggressive bodily contact, shoving, agitated yelling, pointed fingers and a shattered dressing room door, all marred the rancorous finish and the immediate aftermath, of the Nidahas Trophy match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Nidahas Trophy, Colombo

Ugly scenes mar Bangladesh's dramatic win

Chasing sides have won all but one game in the the tournament so far, but Sri Lanka captain Thisara Perera suggested that his side had actually wanted to bat first
January 28, 2023
Nidahas Trophy 2018

Shakib returns for Bangladesh's knockout match

The BCB announced the allrounder had sufficiently recovered from his finger injury and is expected to arrive in Colombo on Thursday
January 28, 2023
Nidahas Trophy 2017-18

Advantage Bangladesh as Shakib returns for do-or-die

The home side's batting holds the key for them; the bowling remains their big worry
January 28, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, Nidahas Trophy, Colombo

'Haven't bowled as well as we can' - Walsh

Bangladesh's interim head coach hopes for a big performance from Mustafizur Rahman and his spinners; says Shakib's inclusion subject to a fitness test
January 26, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, Nidahas Trophy, Colombo

'If Shakib is not fit, it is a desperate measure' - Hathurusingha

Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha has not been shaken by Shakib Al Hasan's surprise re-entry in to Bangladesh's squad
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Nidahas Trophy, Colombo

Rohit and Sundar carry India into final

For Bangladesh, Taskin Ahmed was left out. Replacing him was Abu Hider in the XI
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Nidahas Trophy, Colombo

Bangladesh, India look to build on recent gains

Rain is forecast in Colombo, and the teams must prepare themselves for what could be a stop-start contest
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Nidahas Trophy, Colombo

'Want to create Bangladesh brand of T20 cricket' - Mahmudullah

The stand-in captain admits his team does not have power-hitters, but they can compensate by taking calculated risks against vulnerable bowlers
January 27, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, T20I

Sixes galore, and a prolific pair of Kusals

Stats highlights from Bangladesh's epic chase at the Premadasa Stadium
January 31, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, Nidahas Trophy, Colombo

Mushfiqur pulls off record Bangladesh chase

Rain delayed the toss by 15 minutes. Both Nidahas Trophy matches so far have been won by the chasing side
January 26, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, Nidahas Trophy, Colombo

Can Bangladesh turn their form around against resurgent Sri Lanka?

Bangladesh have lost 13 of their last 14 T20Is, and will need to resolve their batting issues, particularly their difficulty with rotating the strike
January 27, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Nidahas Trophy, Colombo

Dhawan, Unadkat brush aside Bangladesh

Mahmudullah said he would have bowled first too
January 27, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Nidahas T20I tri-series, Colombo

India look to make up lost ground against depleted Bangladesh

After having lost to the hosts in the tournament opener, India face a side that have come into this series a little bruised
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Sylhet

Mendis has grabbed all opportunities as opener - Chandimal

Sri Lanka's captain was pleased with the batsman's form and the team's tour sweep in Bangladesh
January 30, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Sylhet

'Fault is in our execution' - Mahmudullah

The stand-in captain also said they were still looking for the right combination in T20s, as they handed six debuts in their last two matches
January 30, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Sylhet

Mendis stars in thumping win as SL sweep tour

The hosts handed out T20I debuts to Mahedi Hasan and Abu Jayed while Sri Lanka made just one change with Amila Aponso replacing Niroshan Dickwella
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Sylhet

Sri Lanka capitalise on coach Hathurusingha's insider information

Having been Bangladesh's head coach - a role he had held since 2014 - the current Sri Lanka coach was privy to information on individual players' games. Sri Lanka have used that effectively to gain a substantial edge
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I, Sylhet

Sri Lanka's rare chance to cap successful tour

In five matches against Sri Lanka, Bangladesh have lost four and drawn one, but Sunday is their last chance to restore a degree of respectability to the affair
January 30, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st T20I, Mirpur

'Have to bowl yorkers or bouncers on flat wickets' - Mahmudullah

Bangladesh's stand-in captain was disappointed with the lack of discipline from his bowling unit
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st T20I, Mirpur

Kusal Mendis, Thisara Perera overpower Bangladesh

Zakir Hasan, Nazmul Islam, Ariful Haque and Afif Hossain were handed Bangladesh debuts while Shehan Madushanka earned his maiden cap for Sri Lanka
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st T20I, Mirpur

Sri Lanka eye tour sweep against injury-hit Bangladesh

Last year in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh enjoyed, perhaps, their best-ever away tour. Fast forward to the return series in 2018 and the tables have turned, across formats. Can the hosts halt Sri Lanka's charge?
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, 3rd day, Dhaka

Mahmudullah defends batsmen's 'intent' and 'positive' approach

The stand-in captain said that batsmen had to choose wisely which balls to defend and which ones to hit
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Mirpur

Rangana Herath and Akila Dananjaya rewrite record books

Sri Lanka's spinners - one a veteran and the other a debutant - made history in their team's win over Bangladesh in Mirpur
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 3rd day

Dananjaya takes five as Sri Lanka clinch series

The overnight pair of Suranga Lakmal and Roshen Silva added 26 to Sri Lanka's score before a Taijul Islam double strike ended the visitors' second innings
February 02, 2023
Sri Lanka in Bangladesh 2017-18

Mosaddek's omission: Did club pressure trump national interest?

The batsman's axing and subsequent appearance in the Dhaka Premier League raise some uncomfortable questions
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Mirpur

Roshen Silva's fifty puts SL in firm control

Bangladesh lost five wickets for three runs as they were bowled out for 110 in the first innings in Mirpur
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 1st day

Razzak overcomes early 'nerves' for memorable return

Once he overcame the early nervousness, Abdur Razzak got into the sort of groove he has become accustomed to in the domestic circuit off late and finished with 4 for 63 on his Test comeback
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 1st day

Bangladesh pay for overly watchful approach

It was down to what mindset the two batting line-ups came out with on a treacherous Mirpur pitch and the difference in the two approaches was evident
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Mirpur, 1st day

Sri Lanka on top after 14-wicket first day

Sri Lanka have won the toss and chosen to bat on a Mirpur track expected to take spin as the match goes on
January 30, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Mirpur

Sterner tests await batsmen as teams move to Mirpur turner

Sri Lanka are no strangers to playing on dustbowls, but Bangladesh can only hope their familiarity with Mirpur, where they recently picked up wins over Australia and England, gives them an edge
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v South Africa, 2nd Test, Mirpur

Bangladesh face Sabbir v Mosaddek dilemma

Sabbir Rahman's aggressive style of batting could tip the balance in his favour on what is expected to be a turning pitch in Mirpur
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chittagong, 5th day

Mominul, Liton lay out blueprint for the future

The pair's stand in Chittagong was not just a match-saving partnership, but a window into the future of Bangladesh's batting - one in which the juniors lighten the seniors' load
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chittagong, 5th day

Players offer contrasting views on Chittagong pitch

The Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium can now be added to the list of recent venues (the others being the MCG and the Wanderers) in which either the batsmen or the bowlers had absolute advantage over the other
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chittagong, 5th day

Mominul 105, Liton 94 end run-fest in draw

Sri Lanka's hopes of an Independence-day victory have not completely been extinguished, but the unbeaten 106-run fourth-wicket stand between Mominul Haque and Liton Das has certainly made them more remote
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chittagong, 4th day

Bangladesh's batsmen pay for defensive mindset

"They went into a negative position to save their wickets and defend the balls. The ball is turning from the rough. I think positive approach is the best way to play on this wicket," Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella said
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chittagong, 4th day

Late wickets leave Bangladesh in trouble after Sri Lanka's 713

Roshen Silva completed a maiden Test hundred, and Dinesh Chandimal neared his fifth against Bangladesh, as Sri Lanka's relentless Chittagong march trod into record-breaking territory
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chittagong, 3rd day

Want to give Kusal Mendis every opportunity - Samaraweera

Sri Lanka's batting coach said the 23-year-old's ability was the reason he was pushed up to open the batting
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chittagong, 3rd day

Sri Lanka pile on the runs and eye big lead

Their partnership - and Sri Lanka's score - at 295 at lunch, Bangladesh began to appear haggard in the field for the first time in the Test
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chittagong

Outdated spin strategy hurts Bangladesh

The side's tendency to only bowl spinners who turn the ball away from batsmen - regardless of form or respective quality - continues to work against them
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chittagong, 2nd day

Technical change brings prolific run for Mominul

The small change with coach Mohammad Salahuddin has made a big difference in Mominul's approach against spinners, as he can now move forward and back more swiftly
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chittagong, 2nd day

Dhananjaya, Mendis lead strong Sri Lanka reply

Rangana Herath removed Mominul Haque and Mosaddek Hossain early on the second day, but an unbeaten 50-run stand between Mahmudullah and Sunzamul Islam ensured that Bangladesh remained on track for a total of over 500
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chittagong, 1st day

Mominul Haque breaks the shackles

At times, it seemed like the old Bangladesh team management led by Chandika Hathurusingha had a negative view of Mominul Haque. Those were all emphatically dispelled in Chittagong
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chittagong, 1st day

Mominul 175*, Mushfiqur 92 flatten Sri Lanka

Mahmudullah leads Bangladesh in place of the injured Shakib Al Hasan
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Chittagong

Sri Lanka, Bangladesh resume rivalry in spin-friendly Chittagong

In the absence of the injured Shakib Al Hasan, Bangladesh have recalled Abdur Razzak after four years and have five other spinners in their squad. The visitors are likely to hand Akila Dananjaya a Test debut
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, tri-nation series final, Mirpur

We knew 220-230 would be enough - Chandimal

While the stand-in captain praised Sri Lanka for their series turnaround, Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza said his team could not execute their plans despite doing 'some homework' before the final
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, tri-series final, Mirpur

Sri Lanka's graft outdoes Bangladesh's millionaire approach

Sri Lanka's batsmen put up a performance that demonstrated the value of hard grind in the one-day game: a far cry from the overambitious approach of their opponents
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Tri-Nation Series, final, Mirpur

Madushanka's debut hat-trick seals tri-series title

Bangladesh have made three changes, bringing in Mohammad Mithun, Mohammad Saifuddin and Mehidy Hasan for Anamul Haque, Nasir Hossain and Abul Hasan
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, tri-nation series, final, Mirpur

Mercurial SL seek an encore in scrap for title

Bangladesh have been a powerhouse this tri-nation series, but if Sri Lanka show up in the same form that they did on Thursday, the hosts will need fresh answers quickly
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, tri-series final, Mirpur

Sri Lanka put their faith in Hathurusingha

Riding on the confidence gained from two massive wins, Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal is hopeful his team can continue what has been a bright start under the new coach in the tri-series final
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, tri-nation series, final, Mirpur

Mashrafe hoping to set the record straight at Shere Bangla

Bangladesh have lost three finals at the venue. The captain wants his team focused on the many positives to come out of the league phase of this series though, to get past those painful memories
February 01, 2023
India v Bangladesh, Under-19 World Cup, quarter-final, Queenstown

Porel's return, India's offensive and sledging in vernacular

India's aggression, Bangladesh's diffidence and an animated war of words between the two sides - a look at all the talking points from the quarter-final
January 24, 2023
India v Bangladesh, quarter-final, Under-19 World Cup 2018, Queenstown

Gill, Abhishek fifties set up semi-final clash with Pakistan

The duo combined to stroke decisive knocks to lead India past 250 before Bangladesh were bowled out in 42.1 overs
January 24, 2023
Under-19 World Cup 2017-18

'Going in with no fear of India' - Bangladesh U-19 coach

Bangladesh Under-19s have not played in eight days, but coach Damien Wright is sure they will be fresh when they face India on Friday
January 26, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Tri-Nation Series, Mirpur

'It's up to the middle order to take responsibility' - Mashrafe

Mashrafe Mortaza has warned his batting unit against relying too much on Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan following Bangladesh's 10-wicket loss to Sri Lanka
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Tri-nation series, Mirpur

Sri Lanka dismantle Bangladesh for 82 and storm into final

A side strain has ruled out Kusal Perera, and Danushka Gunathilaka came in to replace him at the top of the order
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Tri-nation series 2018, Mirpur

Sri Lanka seek lifeline against rampaging Bangladesh

Now Tigers - capital T - in home ODIs, Bangladesh have not just won their first three matches, they have preyed ruthlessly on their oppositions taking a bonus point from each game
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, tri-series, Mirpur, January 23, 2018

'Hopefully Bangladesh can do us a favour' - Jarvis

With his team slipping to third after a 91-run loss, Kyle Jarvis hoped Bangladesh could beat Sri Lanka comfortably in the final league game and brighten Zimbabwe's chances of qualifying for the final
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, Tri-nation series, Mirpur

Shakib, Tamim lead Bangladesh's rout of Zimbabwe

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza decided to bat against Zimbabwe who face a must-win game to qualify for the tri-series final
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, tri-nation series, Mirpur

Zimbabwe need remedy for frail middle order

They stand one win away from making the tri-nation series final, but to achieve that on Tuesday, against the in-form Bangladesh side, their batsmen need to step up
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Tri-Nation Series, Mirpur

Shakib pleased with 'healthy competition' among Bangladesh's big three

Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan scored fifties in the same ODI for the third time in their careers, contributing to a thumping win against Sri Lanka
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, tri-series, Mirpur

Shakib, Tamim fire Bangladesh to their biggest ODI win

Sri Lanka made two changes while Bangladesh picked Mohammad Saifuddin to replace Sunzamul Islam to further strengthen the pace attack
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Tri-nation series, Mirpur

SL in trouble, Mathews under injury cloud

Bangladesh would view that as an excellent opportunity to put one over the team that is now under the charge of their former coach Chandika Hathurusingha
February 02, 2023
England v Bangladesh, Under-19 World Cup 2018, Group C, Queenstown

Brook, Woods, Bamber overwhelm Bangladesh

Ethan Bamber and Euan Woods restricted Bangladesh to a mere 175 and England chased down the target with 123 balls to spare courtesy Harry Brook's 102*
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, tri-series, Mirpur

Shakib credits success against Zimbabwe to left-arm spin

Zimbabwe captain Graeme Cremer said that losing two wickets in the first over hurt the visitors' chances in the tournament opener in Mirpur
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Canada, Under-19 World Cup, Group C, Lincoln

Bangladesh's Afif Hossain runs rampant against Canada

A half-century and a five-for, it was all in a day's work for the 18-year old offspinning allrounder
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, Tri-series, Mirpur

Shakib and Tamim brush aside Zimbabwe

Chasing seems a sound decision given the cold climate in Dhaka, with a bit of fog still engulfing the ground
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe, Tri-series, Mirpur

Home comforts await Bangladesh in post-Hathurusingha era

The ODI side has been on tour since October 2016, and though they would relish the chance to play in conditions they are far more familiar with, they would do well not to underestimate Zimbabwe
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Namibia, Under-19 World Cup 2018, Group C, Lincoln

Saif Hasan's six-laden 84 demolishes Namibia U-19s

The Bangladesh Under-19 captain ensured his team got off to a winning start despite the complications of a rain-shortened match in Lincoln
January 26, 2023
Bangladesh v Pakistan, 1st semi-final, U-19 Asia Cup, Kuala Lumpur

Taha's 92 takes Pakistan to U-19 Asia Cup final

In response to Bangladesh's 274 for 6, Pakistan were two runs ahead of the DLS par-score of 197 when rain stopped play after 39 overs
January 30, 2023
Cricket Australia XI v England, tour match, 4th day, Adelaide

England crush CA XI, but batting vulnerabilities persist

The performance of the bowlers was the most encouraging aspect for England in the tour game, but there are still issues around batting, particularly lower-order depth, that need addressing
January 30, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Potchefstroom

Miller canes 31 off Saifuddin over

Here's how our ball-by-ball commentator recorded David Miller's massive hits which almost resulted in six sixes in an over
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Potchefstroom

Amla, Miller's record ton complete historic clean-sweep

Shafiul Islam was left out of the XI as Bangladesh opted to bolster the batting with the inclusion of Liton Das
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Potchefstroom

The final chance for Bangladesh to impress on tour

Shakib Al Hasan and the rest of his team have to pull their act together in Potchefstroom if they are to avoid returning home empty-handed
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st T20I, Bloemfontein

De Kock, Phehlukwayo keep up SA's dominant run

After being whitewashed across two formats in South Africa, Bangladesh start their third series on a fresh slate, hoping to end on a high
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st T20I, Bloemfontein

Ailing Bangladesh seek respite in T20s

With Faf du Plessis, Wayne Parnell and Morne Morkel injured, and Imran Tahir and Kagiso Rabada rested, South Africa are set to experiment further
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, East London

Mashrafe alarmed by Bangladesh's one-day woes

Bangladesh did not come close to competing in any of the ODIs and the captain wants an overhaul of how the team approach overseas conditions
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI , East London

The most expensive three-match series for Bangladesh's bowlers

South Africa have largely bossed over Bangladesh all along, and this series was no different
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, East London

Du Plessis injury mars SA claiming whitewash

The home side chose to rest Hashim Amla, while JP Duminy and Dwaine Pretorius missed out
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, East London

Bangladesh look to turn around listless bowling show

The visitors have not found a way to curb the dominance of South Africa's batsmen and are in danger of ending up with a 0-3 series scoreline
February 01, 2023
South Africa V Bangladesh, 2nd ODI , Paarl

AB de Villiers joins Gayle, Dhoni in six-hitting club

He also becomes only the second South African after Hashim Amla to bring up 25 ODI tons
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Paarl

SA seal series with de Villiers' whirlwind 176

The senior batsman replaced allrounder Mohammad Saifuddin, while Farhaan Behardien replaced David Miller in South Africa's XI
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Paarl

Bangladesh's chance to salvage tough tour

Tamim Iqbal's expected return could give visitors batting lift; Victory will help South Africa leapfrog India in ODI rankings
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Kimberley

SA's record chase, and Mushfiqur's favourite batting position

Stats highlights from South Africa's comprehensive ten-wicket win in Kimberley
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Kimberley

Disappointed Mashrafe wants wickets from his bowlers

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza conceded that while South Africa may have chased down the target of 279 regardless, his team should have picked up at least five to six wickets
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Kimberley

De Kock, Amla tons power SA to record-breaking win

This game is a landmark for two South Africa players: it is David Miller's 100th ODI, and Faf du Plessis first ODI as full-time captain in the format
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Kimberley

Bangladesh bank on Shakib, Mashrafe for ODI respite

South Africa will be bolstered by the return of AB de Villiers, who last played international cricket in June
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Kimberley

Mustafizur ruled out with injury

Mustafizur Rahman suffered an ankle twist during training on Saturday, ruling him out of the first ODI in Kimberley on Sunday
January 28, 2023
Cricket South Africa Invitation XI v Bangladesh, Bloemfontein

CSA Invitation XI batsmen make short work of 256 chase

A CSA Invitation XI headlined by internationals AB de Villiers and JP Duminy comfortably chased 256 against the touring Bangladesh side, who were bolstered by the arrival of Shakib Al Hasan
January 31, 2023
South Africa v Bangaldesh, 2nd Test, Bloemfontein, 3rd day

'I'm a human being, I'm bound to make mistakes' - Mushfiqur Rahim

Bangladesh's captain said he hasn't thought about stepping down because he doesn't believe it's his decision to make, adding that he should be given more opportunities precisely because he made mistakes
January 28, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Bloemfontein, 3rd day

Rabada on the rise

Bangladesh's overseas struggles, South Africa's biggest Test win ever, and other stats highlights from South Africa's resounding performance in Bloemfontein
January 28, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Bloemfontein, 3rd day

Mushfiqur taken to hospital after blow to head

The Bangladesh captain was struck by a bouncer on the third morning of the Bloemfontein Test
January 28, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Bloemfontein, 3rd day

Rabada's ten-for wraps up crushing win

South Africa used the short ball to tremendous effect, leaving Bangladesh four down in their follow-on and staring in the face of another heavy defeat in the second Test in Bloemfontein
January 28, 2023
South Africa v Bangaldesh, 2nd Test, Bloemfontein, 3rd day

Mushfiqur losing his grip on Bangladesh captaincy

Mushfiqur Rahim's decisions at the tosses in this series, followed by outspoken press conferences, might have sealed his spell as Test captain
January 29, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Bloemfontein, 2nd day

South Africa is in good hands in the future - Rabada

South Africa's new-look bowling attack have had a slightly gentle easing-in against Bangladesh and as their leader Kagiso Rabada is aware of both the potential they have and the challenges they will face in the future
January 29, 2023
SA v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Bloemfontein, 2nd day

Four centurions and a change that hasn't worked

Taijul Islam endured a forgettable time, while South Africa's batsmen made merry with an unprecedented four centuries in a Test innings at home
January 29, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Bloemfontein, 2nd day

Kagiso Rabada five-for makes Bangladesh follow on

January 28, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Bloemfontein, 1st day

Markram quickly puts near-miss behind him

Aiden Markram fell close to the line as his maiden century approached last week, but made no mistake second time around
January 28, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, 1st day

Bounty time for South Africa's openers

South Africa's openers have been prolific in the two Tests so far, notching up some outstanding numbers
January 28, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Bloemfontein, 1st day

Fear ruling Mushfiqur's mind

Bangladesh's captain didn't learn from his mistakes from the opening Test and the team's development overseas will continue to be hampered without braver decision making
January 28, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Bloemfontein, 1st day

Elgar, Markram centuries help South Africa dominate again

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis said that he would bat first nine out of ten times on this pitch and that it was not as bad as it seemed
January 31, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Bloemfontein

New-look SA attack takes on weakened tourists

Kagiso Rabada is the most experienced member of a pace attack missing Morne Morkel, but they will be raring to go against a line-up fresh from being bowled out for 90 and without Tamim Iqbal
January 31, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd Test, Bloemfontein

Onus on South Africa's rookie seamers and Bangladesh's senior batsmen

For the first time since January 2007, South Africa will go into a Test without one of Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel and Vernon Philander. Bangladesh, meanwhile, will have to cope without Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal
January 28, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, 5th day

Du Plessis critical of flat Potchefstroom pitch

After asking for a pitch with pace and bounce, South Africa got a flat track, which Bangladesh said reminded them of home
January 30, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, 5th day

Bowlers need to show more passion - Mushfiqur

Bangladesh captain defends decision to bowl first; says bowlers need to take a hard look at themselves after loss in first Test
January 30, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, 5th day

Bangladesh's third-largest defeat

Stats highlights from the fifth day in Potchefstroom, where South Africa wrapped up a 333-run victory over Bangladesh
January 30, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, 5th day

Rabada, Maharaj fire SA to thumping win

Bangladesh lasted only 83 minutes on the final day, losing seven wickets for 41 runs to crash to a 333-run defeat
January 28, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, 4th day

Liton proves himself a keeper

While Bangladesh have a long way to go to save the Test, the attitude and skill of wicketkeeper Liton Das has given them something to rally around
January 28, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, 4th day

Morkel to undergo scan for side strain

The injury raises question marks over his participation in the remainder of the series
January 29, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, 4th day

Morkel strikes after SA set Bangladesh 424

Their rapid fourth-wicket partnership helped South Africa accumulate 149 runs in 29.1 overs in the morning session to swell the lead to 379
January 28, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom

Potchefstroom offers something for everyone

The first Test has not produced great drama over its first three days, but it has given both South Africa and Bangladesh reasons to feel good about themselves
February 01, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, 3rd day

South Africa stretch lead to 230 after Maharaj's three

Mominul Haque shared fifty stands with Tamim Iqbal - the only wicket to fall on the third morning - and Mahmudullah, cutting the deficit to 278 at lunch
January 28, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, 2nd day

Elgar and Markram bring up unique double

Stats highlights from the second day's play between South Africa and Bangladesh in Potchefstroom
January 28, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, 2nd day

South Africa snuff out three after Elgar, Amla tons

Bangladesh's tedium with the ball didn't help their cause on a track that got slower, and posed few threats for a confident Hashim Amla and Dean Elgar
January 28, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, 1st day

Why did Bangladesh bowl on this Potchefstroom track?

How did the visitors read the pitch so badly as to bowl first, especially since the numbers are traditionally stacked against them when they choose to do so
January 28, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, 1st day

Markram's near-perfect first day of Test cricket

The run-out on 97 was disappointing but on his debut, Aiden Markram showed the qualities that are important for success in international cricket
January 28, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom, 1st day

Elgar's unbeaten 128 underpins South Africa's dominance

Bangladesh chose to bat in the series opener in Potchefstroom, where South Africa gave debuts to Andile Phehlukwayo and Aiden Markram
January 28, 2023
South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st Test, Potchefstroom

Bangladesh look to trip up SA's home season start

A battle between the two teams used to be uneven before 2015, but Bangladesh have realised it is not an impossible task to beat South Africa at home
January 30, 2023
CSA XI v Bangladesh, Tour match, Benoni, 3rd day

Sabbir, Kayes warm up with fifties

The match ended in a draw after both teams decided the home side will not bat in their second innings with more than two hours of play left on the final day
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh in South Africa 2017

Bangladesh's bowlers get workout on second day

Seamers Mustafizur Rahman and Subashis Roy bowled seven maidens each and showed good control while Shafiul Islam and Taskin Ahmed were more expensive
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh in South Africa 2017

Mominul, Mushfiqur, Sabbir warm up with fifties

Bangladesh declared their first innings on 306 for 7 after time well-spent on their first day back in South Africa since 2008 on the opening day of their three-day warm-up fixture against a CSA Invitation XI
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 4th day

Relief, and a few questions for Australia

Australia will come away from the Bangladesh Tests with a few questions to answer ahead of the home season: the wicket-keeper's spot, the batting line-up, and the frequent batting slides
January 22, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 4th day

Mushfiqur explains batting order shake-up

The captain reflects on his multi-layered role in the Test team after Australia dashed hopes of a historic series win for Bangladesh in the second Test
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 4th day

Familiar batting woes hurt Bangladesh in the end

They could have pulled off a 2-0 victory over Australia, but collapsed to 97 for 6 on the fourth day in Chittagong and had to settle for a 1-1 draw
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 4th day

Lyon, Warner power series-saving Australia victory

The offspinner took his match tally to 10 wickets, leaving Bangladesh effectively 11 for 5 on a dramatic fourth morning in Chittagong
January 22, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 3rd day

Bangladesh bowlers off the mark while building pressure

Even though Mustafizur Rahman and Mehedy Hasan finished the third day with three wickets apiece, the entire bowling line-up could have done with more intent and aggression to curb Australia's lead
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 3rd day

Warner's slowest ton, Wade's horror run

Day three of the Chittagong Test saw David Warner become the third Australian opener, after Bob Simpson and Matthew Hayden, to score two hundreds in a series in Asia
January 22, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 3rd day

Warner's hundred gives Australia healthy lead

David Warner's second hundred in as many innings was offset by his wicket plus those of Peter Handscomb and Hilton Cartwright as Bangladesh hit back in Chittagong
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, Second Test

Lyon: most five-fors in Asia in 2017

The offspinner also has the most seven-fors by a visiting bowler in Tests in Asia
January 26, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 2nd day

Warner and Handscomb wear down Bangladesh

Australia lost Matt Renshaw cheaply after Nathan Lyon's 7 for 94 dismissed Bangladesh for 305 on a pitch showing increasing signs of assisting spinners
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong

Stone thrown at Australia team bus

The incident is under investigation while security has been increased on the team's route to the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium
January 22, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 1st day

Lyon exposes Bangladesh's offspin problem

Having struggled against Moeen Ali, R Ashwin and Dilruwan Perera over the past 12 months, Bangladesh's array of left-hand batsmen were undone by another orthodox offspinner on the first day of the Chittagong Test
January 22, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 1st day

Mushfiqur, Sabbir lift Bangladesh after Lyon's strikes

The hosts brought in a specialist batsman - Mominul Haque - in place of Shafiul Islam; Australia dropped Usman Khawaja in favour of Hilton Cartwright while also playing a third spinner in Steve O'Keefe
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong

Buoyant Bangladesh eye landmark series win

The hosts are seeking their first series victory over Australia and only their fourth overall since being granted Test status in 2000
January 22, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong

'No way we will play safe cricket' - Mushfiqur

Bangladesh's captain has insisted that his side will continue to play aggressive cricket in a bid to secure their first series win over Australia
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 2nd Test, Chittagong

How will Bangladesh respond to the pressure of a 1-0 lead?

The hosts could draw confidence from their recent ODI run and comeback wins against England and Sri Lanka in Tests
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Mirpur, 4th day

Shakib's quest for excellence inspires Bangladesh

He may not be seen in the same light as the legendary quartet of allrounders from the 1980s, but Shakib's contributions towards raising Bangladesh's game and sustaining their progress is reason enough to consider him one of the greats
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Mirpur, 4th day

'I've got no excuse' - Smith

The Australia captain makes no excuses for his side's failure to adjust to the conditions after their first-ever loss to Bangladesh in Tests
January 22, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, 5th day, Dhaka

Why Bangladesh's win isn't an upset

Beating Australia in Mirpur was historic, but was it really unexpected?
January 22, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, 4th day, Mirpur

Australia will show more respect now - Shakib

Recent upturn in fortunes at home has given team immense self-belief, says Bangladesh allrounder
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, 4th day, Mirpur

Shakib joins Hadlee in rare club

The Bangladesh allrounder emulates New Zealand great in scoring a half-century and taking a ten-for in the same Test more than once
January 22, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Mirpur, 4th day

'Test cricket is thriving'

West Indies beating England. Bangladesh beating Australia. The cricket world celebrated two incredible Test results on Twitter
January 22, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Mirpur, 4th day

Shakib stars with ten-for in historic Bangladesh win

Bangladesh had snared five Australian wickets during the morning session for the addition of 90 runs, as they used the turn and variable bounce in the surface to apply pressure on the visitors
January 22, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Mirpur, 3rd day

Tamim disappointed at lost opportunities

There have been many such disintegrations of the batting line-up since last September for Bangladesh, which have sometimes cost them a game
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Mirpur, 3rd day

Tamim urges more spin-friendly tracks in domestic cricket

Featherbeds in domestic cricket do not offer the chance for batsmen and bowlers to be ready for a rank turner in international cricket, says the senior Bangladesh batsman
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Mirpur, 3rd day

Warner, Smith, Lyon set up thrilling finish

Tamim Iqbal struck his second fifty of the Test to put Bangladesh in command of the first Test in Mirpur
January 22, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Mirpur, 2nd day

Spinners write another chapter in Bangladesh's growth story

The emergence of Shakib Al Hasan, Taijul Islam and Mehidy Hasan as a potent trio of spinners, coupled with a move towards result-oriented pitches, has helped Bangladesh grow into a formidable side in home conditions
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Mirpur, 2nd day

Shakib emulates Murali, Steyn and Herath

Stats highlights from the second day's play between Bangladesh and Australia in Mirpur, where Shakib Al Hasan became the fourth bowler to take five-wicket hauls against nine different Test teams
February 02, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, 2nd day, Mirpur

Bangladesh gain control after Shakib's five-for

Bangladesh tightened their grip on the first Test against Australia by collecting three wickets in the opening session on day two in Mirpur
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Mirpur, 1st day

Bangladesh youngsters need more trust from team management

If more trust is placed on the youth, the transition from dependency on the Shakibs and Tamims to the Mominuls, Soumyas and Sabbirs will be much smoother
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Mirpur, 1st day

Bangladesh tighten grip with late wickets

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim chose to bat in the first Test between Bangladesh and Australia for more than 11 years
February 01, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Mirpur

Teams set to renew Test vows after 11 years

Australia enter the series without a warm-up game in Bangladesh and with a poor recent history in Asia. The hosts are quietly confident after their recent upturn in Tests
January 24, 2023
Bangladesh v Australia, 1st Test, Mirpur

'We have the players to turn around difficult situations'

Mushfiqur Rahim has said it will be hard to pick favourites ahead of the first Test in Mirpur, with Bangladesh's home advantage evened out by Australia's recent positive results in the subcontinent
January 25, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Champions Trophy 2017, 2nd semi-final, Edgbaston

India thrive on boring but effective template

Barring the Sri Lanka game, a set method has resulted in success so far, and proceedings in the semi-final weren't too different
January 27, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Champions Trophy, 2nd semi-final, Edgbaston

Bangladesh's shaky batting edifice strains under pressure

Bangladesh's batting rests on four players - Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah - but in the absence of performances on other players, the pressure on them has been immense
January 27, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Champions Trophy, 2nd semi-final, Edgbaston

Kohli fastest to 8000 ODI runs

The India captain took seven innings fewer than AB de Villiers to get to the landmark
January 25, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Champions Trophy, 2nd semi-final, Edgbaston

Jadhav teases Bangladesh into a trap

A cameo and shoddy fielding is all he had to show for his efforts coming into the semi-final. On Thursday, his slow, skiddy offspin triggered a Bangladesh slide
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Champions Trophy, 2nd semi-final, Edgbaston

Dominant India march into yet another final

India won the toss under overcast skies, and decided to bowl on a fresh pitch that is expected to be full of runs
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Champions Trophy semi-final, Edgbaston

Unfinished business on Bangladesh's minds

Having pushed India hard in the 2015 World Cup quarter-finals and come agonisingly close to a win in the 2016 World T20, can Bangladesh complete the job in their maiden ICC tournament semi-final?
January 27, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Champions Trophy semi-final, Edgbaston

Tactics Board: How Bangladesh can beat India

Bangladesh have not beaten India in a global tournament since that famous win in 2007. We take a look at how they could halt India's run
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh v India, Champions Trophy semi-final, Edgbaston

India facing a 'changed Bangladesh'

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza has said that wins against top teams over the last couple of years has helped them gain self-respect and play with a lot more freedom
January 27, 2023
England v Pakistan, Champions Trophy semi-final, Edgbaston

An ill-timed low for England

Stats highlights from the Champions Trophy semi-final between Bangladesh and England in Cardiff
January 31, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A, Cardiff

Bangladesh hold nerve to produce another statement win

Bangladesh returned to the scene of one of their finest hours, and the occasion brought out the best in two players who have been pivotal to their rise
January 25, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A, Cardiff

Bangladesh's biggest ODI partnership

Stats highlights from Bangladesh's victory over New Zealand in Cardiff
January 25, 2023
Bangladesh v New Zealand, Champions Trophy, Group A, Cardiff

Mahmudullah unveils another big-match classic

Walking in at 33 for 4 in a chase of 266, Mahmudullah harnessed all his skills of technique and temperament to compile his third ODI hundred and partner Shakib Al Hasan in Bangladesh's biggest, and greatest, partnership in the format
January 25, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A, Cardiff

'World cricket clich

Twitter reactions to a famous Bangladesh victory in Cardiff that kept them alive in the Champions Trophy
January 25, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A, Cardiff

Record-breaking Shakib and Mahmudullah stun New Zealand

January 28, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A, Cardiff

Winner stays in the race, loser goes home

The equation is simple ahead of the New Zealand-Bangladesh game: the winner will remain in contention for a semi-final spot, if England beat Australia or their match is washed out
January 28, 2023
New Zealand v Bangladesh, Group A, Cardiff

'Cannot focus only on Williamson' - Mashrafe

The Bangladesh captain accepted luck played a role in them earning one point against Australia but said that his players were excited at the prospect of having an outside chance of getting a semi-final spot
January 25, 2023
Australia v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy 2017, Group A, The Oval

Smith says it's win or bust for Australia against England

The scenario for Australia to stay in the tournament beyond the group stage is pretty simple according to captain Steven Smith, with a win needed over England to qualify for the semi-finals
January 28, 2023
Australia v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy 2017, Group A, The Oval

Tamim sparks another revolt 10 years later

Tamim Iqbal carried Bangladesh's hopes for most of the afternoon, channelling the ebb and flow of crowd excitement manfully to give his side something to bowl at, with his 95
January 29, 2023
Australia v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A

Practice doesn't quite make perfect as Australia rub off the rust

Australia have two points from two rained-off fixtures, exactly the tally they'd have had in dry conditions. But they were never stretched in this latest washout
January 28, 2023
Australia v New Zealand, Champions Trophy, The Oval

Starc pounces on Bangladesh vulnerability

The left-arm pacer was happy to keep things tight till a window of opportunity was offered. And when it was, he finished with four wickets
January 28, 2023
Australia v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy 2017, Group A, The Oval

So close, but rain denies Australia victory

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza chose to bat first at The Oval despite a forecast for heavy rain in London at 6 PM. They brought in offspinner Mehedi Hasan for Mosaddek Hossain
January 28, 2023
Australia v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A, The Oval

Winless teams in search of crucial points

Australia and Bangladesh will be desperate to get two proper points in the day-night clash on Monday after Australia got one point from their first match and Bangladesh were handed a defeat by England
January 27, 2023
Australia v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A, The Oval

Mashrafe hopes to channel spirit of 2005

Mashrafe Mortaza said Bangladesh would be trying to focus on an improved performance in their second group game, rather than an rare win over Australia
February 01, 2023
England v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A

Late slowdown cost Bangladesh - Mashrafe

Mashrafe Mortaza admitted Bangladesh had fallen "20-30 runs short" after being beaten by eight wickets at The Oval
January 28, 2023
England v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy 2017, The Oval

In defeat, Tamim takes a few lessons home

Tamim Iqbal showed composure and determination to be a batting anchor but a more aggressive approach, specially in the later stages of the innings, could have boosted Bangladesh's chances of a win
January 30, 2023
England v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy 2017

Class and elegance, the Root way

Joe Root showed off his limited-overs repertoire with another innings laden with delectable strokes
January 28, 2023
England v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A

Tamim v Stokes gets a little heated

ESPNcricinfo presents the Moments of the Match from the opening game of the Champions Trophy
January 28, 2023
England v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Edgbaston

Highest successful chase in Champions Trophy history

Stats highlights from the match between England and Bangladesh at The Oval
February 01, 2023
England v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A

Hobbling Root gets England up and running with classy century

England captain Eoin Morgan decided to field first in their Champions Trophy opener against Bangladesh at The Oval
February 01, 2023
England v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A

Blockbusting England must beware complacency

England will open the Champions Trophy looking to make a statement but knowing not to underestimate an improving Bangladesh
February 01, 2023
England v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy, Group A

Roy gets unequivocal backing from Morgan

Eoin Morgan, England's ODI captain, that the out-of-form Jason Roy will be backed to the hilt in the forthcoming Champions Trophy
January 31, 2023
England v Bangladesh, Champions Trophy 2017, The Oval

Mashrafe pragmatic about Bangladesh's chances

Bangladesh last played a series in England in 2010, but Mashrafe Mortaza, the captain, is hopeful his side will be able to continue the upward mobility, during the Champions Trophy, that has been the hallmark of his side in the recent past
January 29, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Colombo

We played with more freedom - Shakib

Shakib Al Hasan, the Bangladesh allrounder, stopped short of proclaiming the Sri Lanka tour Bangladesh's best-ever abroad, but mentioned that victories in the country were "rare"
January 27, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Colombo

Shakib, Mustafizur deliver 45-run win for Bangladesh

Mashrafe Mortaza elected to bat in his last T20 international game, as Bangladesh sought a win to level the series
January 27, 2023
Bangladesh news

Shakib Al Hasan in line for T20I captaincy

Shakib Al Hasan is the strongest candidate to replace Mashrafe Mortaza as Bangladesh's T20I captain, according to BCB president Nazmul Hassan
January 28, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Colombo

Bangladesh look to give Mashrafe victorious send-off

Sri Lanka, who were clinical in the first game, will look to stretch Bangladesh's losing streak in T20Is to nine
February 01, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st T20I, Colombo

Mashrafe says he's stepping aside for next generation

Outgoing Bangladesh T20 captain Mashrafe Mortaza says that he felt he would be holding back the next generation of fast bowlers if he continued to stay on
January 28, 2023
Bangladesh news

Mashrafe to retire from T20Is after Sri Lanka series

Mashrafe Mortaza has announced his retirement from T20 internationals during the toss of the first T20I between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in Colombo
January 28, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 1st T20I, Colombo

Kusal Perera 77 aces Sri Lanka chase

Kusal Perera made a roaring return to Sri Lankan colours, cracking 77 off 53 balls to lead the hosts on a successful hunt of Bangladesh's 155 for 6
January 27, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Colombo (SSC)

Bowlers 'went into defensive mode' - Mashrafe

A failure to take early wickets during the Sri Lanka innings was behind Bangladesh's defeat, according to captain Mashrafe Mortaza
January 27, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Colombo

Tharanga puts improved fielding down to fearlessness

Sri Lanka captain Upul Tharanga said that fearlessness helped his team tighten up their fielding, after their athletic defence of 280 in the third ODI
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2017

Uncapped Mohammad Saifuddin in Bangladesh T20I squad

The 20-year old fast-bowling allrounder first caught the eye in the Under-19 World Cup last year and has since made strong strides
January 28, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Colombo (SSC)

Run out rule change in focus, again

For the second time in three days, a batsman has been given out despite the bulk of his body having crossed the plane of the crease
January 29, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Colombo

SL break ODI drought to level series

Sri Lanka rode a fast start and a fast finish to a competitive score, bowled with discipline, and found some spirit in the field to defeat Bangladesh by 70 runs and snap a six-match losing streak that stretched back to January
February 01, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Colombo

Mashrafe targets greater away success

Having won six of their last seven ODI series at home, Bangladesh are now keen to improve their away record
February 01, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 3rd ODI, Colombo

Inconsistent selection leaves Sri Lanka in flux

Sri Lanka's inconsistent selection has had a "big effect" on the present state of the ODI team, according to cricket manager Asanka Gurusinha
January 29, 2023
Bangladesh in Sri Lanka 2016-17

Confident of winning the series - Hathurusingha

Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha has said the pressure will be on Sri Lanka to force a result and save the series in the third and final ODI of Bangladesh's tour
January 27, 2023
Sri Lanka v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI, Dambulla

Rain thwarts SL's chances after Mendis ton

Sri Lanka lost their last six wickets for 40 to be bowled out for 311 in the must-win second ODI in Dambulla
January 27, 2023
Bangladesh news

Rubel replaces Shahid in preliminary squad

Rubel Hossain has been picked as a replacement for the injured Mohammad Shahid in Bangladesh's 22-man preliminary squad that will train in Sydney from December 11
January 31, 2023
Bangladesh news

Anamul, Sabbir named in BCB XI to face Afghanistan

The BCB has picked seven members from Bangladesh's ODI pool in the BCB XI squad that will take on Afghanistan in their only warm-up game on September 23
January 25, 2023