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  • World's biggest cricket stadium takes shape in India

    The world's biggest cricket stadium, with space for 110,000 spectators, is taking shape in India and is likely to host its first international match early next year.

  • Santokie to be investigated by the BCB?

    Two media outlets reported early Friday morning that a Sylhet Thunder official 'verbally requested' the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to investigate Sylhet pacer Krishmar Santokie's no-ball during their clash with Chattogram Challengers in the opening game of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) .

  • Day 2 hit by bad weather

    Heavy rain and bad light hit the second day of the historic Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Rawalpindi yesterday, Pakistan’s first home Test since a deadly attack in 2009.

  • Marnus’s third straight ton guides Aus

    Emerging Australian batsman Marnus Labuschagne yesterday posted his third successive Test century to frustrate a resilient New Zealand attack on the opening day of the first Test in Perth.

  • Mushy included in IPL auction

    Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim’s name was part of a late inclusion in the final list of 332 players shortlisted by the Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council and will go under the hammer in the auction scheduled for December 19 in Kolkata.

  • A ton of ducks

    Shahid Afridi’s aggressive batting can bring disaster for any side in world cricket but his hit-and-miss style often sees him get out cheaply.

  • Bleak returns for Mash & Tamim

    All eyes were trained on Dhaka Platoon’s first Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) match against Rajshahi Royals yesterday as two of the biggest national stars in Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and Tamim Iqbal were returning to action after lengthy breaks.

  • ‘Fizz becoming too predictable’

    Bangladesh ace paceman Mustafizur Rahman has been struggling with the ball in recent series and his death bowling skills not is not as potent as it used to be when he stormed onto the scene back in 2015. National selector Habibul Bashar was of the opinion that Fizz is becoming predictable.

  • Gurbaz, Rossouw power Khulna

    Fifties from opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Rilee Rossouw helped Khulna Tigers romp to an eight-wicket victory over Chattogram Challengers during their Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) encounter under the lights at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Bangladeshi Batsman Mushfiqur Rahim

    IPL franchises include Mushy in the auction list

    Bangladesh wicketkeeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim’s name was included by the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises in the final list of 332 players who will go under the hammer in the upcoming auction, scheduled for December 19 in Kolkata.

  • No need to worry about Tamim: Mashrafe

    Dhaka Platoon suffer a nine-wicket thumping at the hands of Rajshahi Royals in the third match of the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

  • Imrul, Mithun fly local flag

    Local stars lit up the opener of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) between Chattogram Challengers and Sylhet Thunders at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Rangpur wilt after Shanaka blitz

    Skipper Dashun Shanaka led from the front as Cumilla Warriors started their Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League campaign on a roaring high with a thumping 105-run win over Rangpur Rangers in the second game of the opening day at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • India hit their way to series win

    Skipper Virat Kohli led the sixes charge with seven hits over the fence to set up India’s series-clinching 67-run win over the West Indies in the third T20I yesterday.

  • Santokie can’t spot the line

    Sylhet Thunders West Indian pacer Krishmar Santokie raised some eyebrows in the BBPL opener when he followed up a massive wide in the second over of Chattogram Challengers’ chase with an even more bizarre no-ball.

  • Dhawan out of WI ODIs

    Opener Mayank Agawal will replace Shikhar Dhawan in India’s ODI squad for the upcoming three-match series against the West Indies as the latter is yet to recover from his knee injury, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said on Wednesday.

  • Asghar brought back as Afghan captain

    Former Afghanistan cricket captain Asghar Afghan has been brought back to replace Rashid Khan and lead the team in all formats, the country’s cricket board (ACB) said on Wednesday.

  • Dar set to break record as a Test umpire

    Aleem Dar is set to break Steve Bucknor’s record of most Tests as an umpire in the first match of the series between Australia and New Zealand, which starts in Perth on Thursday.

  • Pay gap a discredit for us: Mushfiqur

    One of the most important issues surrounding the players’ 13-point demand in the strike back in October this year was the discrimination in wages between foreign and local players in the Bangladesh Premier League.

  • Cumilla thrash Rangpur

    Cumilla Warriors register a whopping 105-run victory against Rangpur Rangers in the second match of the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) under the lights at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

  • Asghar replaces Rashid as captain in all formats

    Former Afghanistan cricket captain Asghar Afghan has been brought back to replace Rashid Khan and lead the team in all formats, the country's cricket board (ACB) said on Wednesday.

  • Pay gap a discredit for us: Mushfiqur

    Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim says that while he is happy that the hastily arranged Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League is underway, the pay discrepancy between local and foreign cricketers is disappointing.

  • 'Deep cut' rules Dhawan out of West Indies ODIs

    India batsman Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the one-day internationals against the West Indies after sustaining a "deep cut" to his left knee, a statement said on Wednesday.

  • Chattogram beat Sylhet convincingly in BBPL opener

    Chattogram Challengers romp to a five-wicket victory against Sylhet Thunders in the opener of the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

  • Naseem leads fightback as Pakistan host first Test in a decade

    Pakistan's all-pace attack snared four key Sri Lankan wickets on Wednesday to buoy the crowd as Test cricket made its long-awaited return after a deadly attack in 2009.

  • Mithun first local to smash fifty in BBPL

    Sylhet Thunders batsman Mohammad Mithun smashes the first fifty of the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL). The right-hander's magnificent unbeaten 48-ball 84 helped Sylhet post a challenging 162 for four against Chattogram Challengers at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

  • BBPL opener gets underway in a crowd-less Mirpur

    The special edition of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League gets underway with the Sylhet Thunders taking on Chattogram Challengers at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

  • Focus on locals as BBPL kicks off

    The new-look Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) will kick off today with Chattogram Challengers taking on Sylhet Thunder in the tournament opener 1:30pm at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. In the second match of the day, Cumilla Warriors will lock horns with Rangpur Rangers under the lights in the evening from 7:00pm at the same venue.

  • Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League 2019

    Strap in for a wild ride

    When the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) decided as late as August this year that they would overhaul the Bangladesh Premier League and hold the seventh edition without the involvement of franchises -- with whom the BCB failed to resolve a disagreement -- there was a possibility that events surrounding the tournament would be interesting.

  • Manohar won’t seek to extend ICC tenure

    India’s Shashank Manohar has said he won’t seek a third term as chairman of the International Cricket Council and will step down next year, according to a report on Tuesday.

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