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  • Third T20I between New Zealand and West Indies rained off

    The third and final Twenty20 international between New Zealand and the West Indies was rained off on Monday, giving the Black Caps a 2-0 series win.

  • Fizz, Shoriful get three wickets each as Ctg beat Barishal

    Two left-arm pacers Mustafizur Rahman and Shoriful Islam ran riot as they helped Gazi Group Chattogram beat an inexperienced Fortune Barishal by 10 runs in the seventh match of the ongoing Bangabandhu T20 Cup at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today. With that win, Chattogram made it three wins out of three in the five-team competition.

  • Injured Warner a doubt for India Tests

    Star opening batsman David Warner faces a battle to be fit for the India Test series after Cricket Australia said Monday he will miss the last one-day international and the three-match Twenty20 series next month.

  • Malan returns to roots and takes England to series win

    Dawid Malan returns to the town where he grew up and guides England to a series-clinching victory over South Africa in the second Twenty20 international at Boland Park in Paarl

  • Kohli 89 in vain as Aussies take series

    Another pulsating Steve Smith century and two flying outfield catches clinched the one-day international series for Australia with a 51-run victory over India in Sydney on Sunday.

  • Phillips' record ton seals series for NZ

    A record century by Glenn Phillips saw New Zealand whip the West Indies by a comprehensive 72 runs in the second Twenty20 international in Mount Maunganui Sunday to wrap up the series with a game to spare.

  • Seventh Pakistan cricketer positive for Covid-19

    A seventh Pakistan cricketer tested positive for Covid-19 as the team remained confined to their hotel in Christchurch on Saturday, unable to train and with a question mark over their New Zealand tour.

  • Shakib departs after achieving 5K T20-run feat

    Premier all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan reached 5000 runs in T20s while playing for Gemcon Khulna against Gazi Group Chattogram in the ongoing Bangabandhu T20 Cup at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

  • Bangabandhu T20 Cup reserve umpire tests Covid-19 positive

    Ali Arman, the reserve umpire for today’s two games in the Bangabandhu T20 Cup, has tested positive for coronavirus and already left the bio-secure hotel, confirmed BCB Chief physician Debashish Chowdhury today.

  • Fizz’s four wickets and Liton fifty help Chattogram crush Khulna

    It was all too easy for Gazi Group Chattogram in their Bangabandhu T20 Cup encounter against Gemcon Khulna today. After star pacer Mustafizur Rahman's four wickets helped Chattogram bundle out a star-studded Khuna for 86 -- the lowest total of the five-team tournament so far -- a blistering unbeaten fifty from stylish opener Liton Das saw Chattogram chase down the meagre total in just 13.4 overs as the Mohammad Mithun-led side registered a thumping 9-wicket victory at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur.

  • Windies delegates in Dhaka to assess conditions

    Two delegates, sent by the West Indies Cricket Board, arrived in Dhaka today morning to assess conditions ahead of a potential tour of the Caribbean side to the country at the start of next year.

  • Brilliant Bairstow guides England to victory

    England’s Jonny Bairstow bludgeoned a brilliant unbeaten 86 from 48 balls as the tourists chased down 180 to beat South Africa by five wickets with four balls to spare on a slow wicket in the first Twenty20 International at Newlands on Friday.

  • Australia crush India in first ODI

    Australia, fuelled by centuries from skipper Aaron Finch and Steve Smith, crushed India by 66 runs in the opening one-day international in Sydney on Friday.

  • New Zealand pull off Auckland thriller despite Pollard blitz

    New Zealand greeted international cricket back in the country with a thrilling five-wicket victory in the first Twenty20 against West Indies on Friday.

  • Finch, Smith tons as Aussies set India huge ODI target

    Skipper Aaron Finch and Steve Smith blazed centuries as Australia set India a daunting target in the first one-day international at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.

  • Pakistan's isolation behaviour 'significantly improved': NZ govt

    The Pakistan cricket team's behaviour in their bio-secure facility in Christchurch had "significantly improved", New Zealand's Ministry of Health said on Friday, just 24 hours after the tourists had been warned about breaching COVID-19 protocols.

  • Ishant out of Australia series as Kohli blasts 'confusing' messages

    India suffered a blow Friday with fast bowler Ishant Sharma ruled out of their Test series against Australia, as skipper Virat Kohli blasted a lack of clarity over the fate of star opener Rohit Sharma.

  • Players, staff observe a minute silence in remembrance of Maradona

    Players of Gemcon Khulna, Minister Group Rajshahi, Gazi Group Chattogram and Beximco Dhaka, management staff and others present at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium for the ongoing Bangabandhu T20 Cup observed a minute of silence as a way of paying tribute to the Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, who died at the age of 60 on Wednesday after suffering a cardiac arrest.

  • Skipper Najmul’s fifty ensures easy victory for Rajshahi

    A commanding fifty from skipper Najmul Hossain Shanto helped Minister Group Rajshahi seal a six-wicket victory over star-studded Gemcon Khulna in the third match of the ongoing Bangabandhu T20 Cup at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

  • Six Pakistan cricketers positive for Covid-19 in New Zealand

    Six of Pakistan's squad tested positive for Covid-19, hosts New Zealand Cricket said Thursday, throwing preparations for their five-match tour into turmoil and causing a scare in a country that has largely eradicated the virus.

  • South Africa players explain decision not to take a knee

    South Africa’s squad to face England in a six-match limited overs home tour starting on Friday have released a joint statement explaining why they will not kneel before games after media criticism of the decision this week.

  • England to play four Tests in India: Ganguly

    India will host England for four Tests in early 2021 in what could become the key clashes in deciding who reaches the world Test championship final.

  • ICC must deliver world events or sport will suffer, says new chairman

    New Zealand's Greg Barclay has been elected as the International Cricket Council's new independent chairman, the sport's world governing body has said.

  • 'No room for abuse' in Australia-India series: Langer

    Verbal abuse won't be tolerated during the series with fierce rivals India, Australia coach Justin Langer said Wednesday, promising his team had moved on from their days of harsh sledging.

  • A thrilling opener and a muted return

    Like the tournament opener earlier yesterday, the second match of the Bangabandhu T20 Cup was full of drama and suspense as Gemcon Khulna rode on the last over heroics of Ariful Haque to clinch a sensational four-wicket win over Fortune Barishal at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur.

  • Ariful powers Khulna to a four-wicket victory over Barishal

    A blistering unbeaten knock from Ariful Haque helped star-studded Gemcon Khulna secure a four-wicket victory over Fortune Barishal in the second game of the Bangabandhu T20 Cup under lights at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium today.

  • All-round Mahedi guides Rajshahi to two-run victory

    The wait is over. Competitive cricket is back in Bangladesh after an eigtht-month break induced by the coronavirus pandemic as the Bangabandhu T20 Cup kicks off at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

  • Kagiso Rabada

    Rabada reveals 'bizarre' South African training regime

    Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada revealed on Monday that the South African cricket team are training in two groups to minimise the risk of further Covid-19 infections ahead of their series against England.

  • David Warner

    Warner says he won't respond to India taunts

    Australian opener David Warner vowed Monday to keep his temper in check during the upcoming series against India, predicting Virat Kohli's men will try to wind him up with verbal taunts.

  • Saifuddin hurts ankle in training

    Minister Rajshahi got a massive jolt just one day ahead of the Bangabandhu T20 Cup as their premier all-rounder and national team member Mohammad Saifuddin hurt his left ankle during training in Mirpur today.