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  • Hasan's half century lifts Pakistan

    Pakistan tail-ender Hasan Ali hit a fighting half-century after his top-order teammates failed in the second one-day international against South Africa at Kingsmead on Tuesday.

  • King Kohli sweeps awards

    Virat Kohli has become the first player in history to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC Men's Test Player of the Year and the ICC ODI Player of the Year awards following an extraordinary 2018.

  • Battle for supremacy

    Virat Kohli and Ross Taylor will vie to prove they are the world's best one-day international batsman as India and New Zealand clash in the first of five ODIs in Napier Wednesday.

  • Proteas level the series

    South Africa beat Pakistan in the second ODI on Tuesday in Durban to level their five-match series as unbeaten half-centuries from

  • Comilla outplay Dhaka despite Shakib's milestone

    Dhaka Dynamites could not bounce back after their loss against Chittagong Vikings on Monday as they succumbed to a seven-run loss against Comilla Victorians, despite skipper Shakib Al Hasan becoming the first player to take 100 wickets in the BPL

  • SA desperate to draw level

    After a morale-boosting five-wicket win in Port Elizabeth, Pakistan will look to build on the momentum and keep the pressure on South Africa when they collide again in the second ODI in Durban on Tuesday.

  • Shai is class: Sobers

    Shai Hope, the Windies batsman, has come in for effusive praise from the legendary Sir Garry Sobers, who said the 25-year-old was “class”.

  • Taylor's cause for concern

    Ahead of the ODI series against India, veteran New Zealand batsman has said that his team needs to be careful against plotting only for Virat Kohli as India have two quality openers in Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, who could do significant damage at the top of the order against the new white ball.

  • Frylinck cameo trumps Shakib heroics

    Despite a heroic performance from Dhaka Dynamites skipper Shakib Al Hasan, it was Chittagong Vikings all-rounder Robbie Frylinck who won a thriller with three sixes in the last over

  • Bumrah's yorker is best: Akram

    Back in his time, he knew a thing or two about bowling 'toe-crushers' and no wonder Wasim Akram is all praise for Jasprit Bumrah's ability to bowl the “most effective yorker” currently in world cricket.

  • Test C'ship Pujara's priority

    Cheteshwar Pujara says India "will be even more confident" after their triumph in Australia, and that the ICC World Test Championship will be the "most important thing" for the team going forward.

  • Kohli is greatest ever ODI batsman: Clarke

    That Virat Kohli is destined to be among the pantheons of all-time greats is an oft-repeated assertion but for former Australia captain Michael Clarke, the India skipper is already the "greatest ODI batsman to have ever played the game".

  • Akbar to lead U-19s against England

    Wicket-keeper batsman Akbar Ali was named captain of the Bangladesh Under-19 team for the home series against England Under-19s

  • Talk on

    Probably just certain things are clicking for me at the moment. I had lady luck on my side at the start of the innings. I could have been

  • Riders, Vikings bid Sylhet a special adieu

    A lot of high-scoring games and excitement were expected when the sixth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) moved to Sylhet last week. Although the first few matches of the Sylhet phase had disappointed the crowd in that regard, after three dull matches spectators finally found what they were looking for as the last three matches were all high-scoring thrillers.

  • Hazlewood out of SL Tests

    Australia suffered a big blow Saturday with star fast bowler Josh Hazlewood ruled out of their two upcoming Tests against Sri Lanka with

  • Pakistan win first ODI

    Hashim Amla hit his 27th one-day international century but his effort went in vain as Pakistan won the first ODI by five wickets at St George's Park on Saturday.

  • Kohli & Co praised for perfect finish

    India's cricketers are being hailed a once-in-a-generation side as the World Cup looms, capping off a "perfect finish" to their historic

  • Federer takes time off to meet Virushka

    Swiss tennis icon Roger Federer enjoyed some down time on Saturday as he prepared for his last-16 tie with Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece in Melbourne. He took the day off to meet India’s Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma, the duo who are simply known as Virushka.

  • Chahal, Dhoni clinch series

    Master finisher Mahendra Singh Dhoni eased India to a seven-wicket victory to clinch their one-day international series against Australia in Melbourne on Friday.

  • Talk On

    Actually whenever Shakib [Al Hasan] bhai performs it's always tough for the opponent and he can win matches against any team single

  • Reason behind Shakib’s sajda celebration

    The reason behind Shakib’s such gratitude towards the creator was later explained by Dhaka’s manager Azam Iqbal during the post-match press conference.

  • Chahal, Dhoni script India's ODI series victory in Australia

    Former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored his third successive half century to guide India to a seven-wicket victory in the series-deciding third one-day international against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday.

  • David Warner’s Dismissal

    Sixers finally announce Warner's premature departure

    At 20 minutes past midnight Sylhet Sixers gave their official announcement that the captain of the side, David Warner will return to Australia after the Sylhet phase of the sixth edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).

  • Pakistan seek change of fortune

    Pakistan will seek a change of fortune when they play South Africa in the first of five one-day internationals at St George's Park on Saturday.

  • India look for perfect finish

    Buoyant and self-assured in equal measure, India would be eyeing a maiden bilateral ODI series triumph on Australian soil after the path-breaking Test conquest when they take on the home team in the tour finale on Friday.

  • Roy to play for Sixers

    It was learned from the official website of Surrey County Cricket Club that the England opener Jason Roy, who plays for the County side, will fly out from London on Thursady to join Sylhet Sixers.

  • Warner’s right-handed stance ‘within the laws’

    David Warner, the Sylhet Sixers captain, caught everyone by surprise when he switched his stance to a right-handed batsman’s in the 19th over of the innings while batting against Rangpur Riders bowler Chris Gayle.


    If there was any doubt about the wealth of talent that Australia, currently struggling in a home series against India, were missing out

  • Sixers dazzle after Kings ascend

    The Sylhet leg of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) sprang into life yesterday in two contrasting matches at the Sylhet International Stadium.