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India complete day-1 on high note as BD bundle out for 150

Dhaka — Hosts India completed day-1 of the ICC World Test Championship on high note after Bangladesh suffered a horrible batting collapse to bundle out cheaply for 150 run in Holkar Cricket Stadium in the Indian city of Indore on Thursday. India are trailing by 64 runs with nine wickets remaining losing their vice-captain Rohit Sharma at the end of ... Read More »

Bangladesh make flying start beating Hong Kong by 9 wkts

Dhaka – Hosts Bangladesh made a flying start in the eight-nation ACC Emerging Teams Cup’2019 beating Hong Kong by nine wickets in one of the four opening day’s matches at BKSP ground-4 in Savar on Thursday. In the other opening day’s matches, Oman made the biggest upset beating holders Sri Lanka by four wickets at the academy ground of Sheikh ... Read More »

ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup begins on Thursday

Dhaka – The eight-nation ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup’2019 begins on Thursday (Nov 14) at four different venues in Cox’s Bazar, Dhaka and Savar with hosts Bangladesh taking on Hong Kong in one of the four opening day’s matches at BKSP ground-4 in Savar. In the other opening day’s matches, India will play Nepal at BKSP (Ground 3), Sri Lanka ... Read More »

Pran-DRU Media Cricket begins on Thursday

Dhaka – The Pran-DRU Media Cricket Tournament, organized by Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU), begins Thursday (Nov 14) morning at the Maulana Bhashani Hockey Stadium here. Forty four teams, split into eight groups, will compete in the week long meet on league basis. Later, the group champion will play the quarterfinals. Sports Secretary of DRU Shafiqul Islam Shamim disclosed the details ... Read More »

8 cricketers off to Nagpur to join Bangladesh squad

Dhaka – Eight players left Dhaka on Friday to join Bangladesh squad in Nagpur where Tigers will play the T20 series decider against India. However, these players will play only in the two-match Test series. The players are – Saif Hassan, Imrul Kayes, Shadman Islam, Mominul Haque, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Abu Jayed Rahi, Ebadat Hossain and Nayeem Hasan. Saif got ... Read More »

Bangladesh eye T20I series victory in Rajkot

Dhaka – The upbeat Bangladesh team are looking forward to seal their maiden T20I series against India when they will face the hosts on Thursday in the second match at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot with rain posing a threat to affect the game. The match will kick off at 7:30pm (Bangladesh time) and will be telecast by Gtv. ... Read More »

BPL now to start December 11

Dhaka- The 7th edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 Cricket to be named Bangabandhu BPL marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will now begin on December 11, said Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan on Wednesday. “We’ve decided to start the BPL on December 11 instead of December 6. Before that, ... Read More »

No scope for appeal to reduce Shakib’s ban: BCB

Dhaka —Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan Papon has said there is no scope of appeal to reduce Shakib Al Hasan’s ban imposed by the ICC for failing to report corrupt approaches on multiple occasions. “As per I know, we cannot appeal to reduce the ban of Shakib (Al Hasan). None of the parties can appeal to reduce the ... Read More »

BPL: Akhtar Group earns sponsorship rights of Chittagong

Dhaka – Akhter Group earned the rights to sponsor the Chittagong team in the 7th season of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 Cricket to be known as Bangabandhu BPL this time marking the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The seven-team 7th edition of the BPL will kick-off December 11 while opening ceremony ... Read More »

Bangladesh-Sri Lanka 2nd Youth Test also ends in draw

Dhaka – Like the first Youth Test, the 2nd four-day Youth Test  between hosts Bangladesh U-19 Cricket team and Touring Sri Lanka U-19 Cricket team also ended in a draw on the 4th and the final day at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Tuesday. The rain-hit first four-day Youth Test between two teams concluded in a draw at ... Read More »

Bangladesh gearing up for 2nd T20I in Rajkot

Dhaka – After a flying start in the three-match T20I series against India, Bangladesh are now in Rajkot gearing up for the second match which is scheduled for November 7. The Mahmudullah Riyad-led Bangladesh team reached Rajkot on Monday and they conducted a practices session on Tuesday. The win in the first game has boosted the morale of the Tigers ... Read More »

Imrul Kayes foresees “no problem” to pink ball

Dhaka — Touring Bangladesh and hosts India are all set for a novel experience in the 2nd Test of their upcoming 2-Test series, to be played in Kolkata’s famous Eden Gardens stadium from November 22 – it will be the first day-night Test for both sides, played with the pink cricket ball. None of the players from either side has ... Read More »

BD U-19 team lead by 137-run against Sri Lanka U-19 side

Dhaka – Hosts Bangladesh Under-19 Cricket team are leading by 137 runs with 2 wickets remaining against Sri Lanka Under-19 team on the 2ndday of the 2nd four-day Youth Test at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Sunday. Bangladesh team resumed their first innings on Sunday with overnight total of 71 for 2 and finally scored 321 for 8 ... Read More »

Bangladesh bowl first against India in T20 series opener

Dhaka, Nov 3 (UNB) — Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bowl first in the first match of three-match T20 series against India on Sunday at Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi with Mohammad Naim making his T20I debut. Bangladesh included Mohammad Naim to bat in the top order. The 20-year-old left-handed batsman was the second-highest runs getter in ... Read More »

Dhaka Metro post 357/4 against Chattogram on Day-1

Dhaka – An unbeaten knock of 162 runs by Shadman Islam guided Dhaka Metro to 357 for 4 in 90 overs in the 4th round Tier-2 match of the National Cricket League (NCL) against Chattogram Division on the 1st day at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Saturday. In another match, veteran spinner Abdur Razzak reached a landmark ... Read More »

Bangladesh suffer 29-run defeat against hosts Pakistan

Dhaka -After being whitewashed in the three-match T20 series 0-3, touring Bangladesh Women’s Cricket team also made a frustrating start in the two-match ODI series losing to hosts Pakistan by 29-run in the first match at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Saturday. Bangladesh will play their 2nd and last ODI match against Pakistan on November 4 at the same venue. ... Read More »

Razzak first Bangladeshi to take 600 wickets

Dhaka – Veteran left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak of Khulna Division has become the first Bangladesh bowler to take 600 first class crickets. He reached the milestone bagging seven wickets conceding 69 runs against Rangpur Division on day-1 of the 4th round of the National Cricket League (NCL) on Saturday. “I’m happy, very happy. I must say taking 600 wickets in ... Read More »

Bangladesh U-19 trail by 113 runs against Sri Lanka U-19

Dhaka – Hosts Bangladesh Under-19 Cricket team were trailed by 113 runs against Sri Lanka Under-19 Cricket team on first day of the 2nd four-day Youth Test match that began at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Saturday. On the day, Young Tigers won the toss and sent the touring Sri Lankan boys to bat first. Sri Lanka were ... Read More »

NCL to resume from Saturday

Dhaka – The 21st edition of the National Cricket League (NCL), the country’s most prestigious first-class cricket, will resume from Saturday. The fourth round of the event is set to take place at four different venues across the country.In tier-one of the fourth round matches, Rajshahi Division will host Dhaka Division at Shahid Kamruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi while Rangpur Division ... Read More »