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  • Dhawan ton helps India down Australia

    Opener Shikhar Dhawan hit a blazing century to set up a 36-run win over Australia in the World Cup on Sunday as the reigning champions suffered their first defeat of this year’s tournament.

  • This is the team we are: Mash

    There was not much time for Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza to celebrate an opening win that seemed unlikely when the fixtures were confirmed before he had to make his way to the post-match press conference. It was enough time for the captain to get his game face on and face the media and remind the fans that the 21-run win over South Africa at The Oval yesterday was just one game.

  • A deserving reward

    When South Africa captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and elected to field, a few of the more faint-hearted nature feared that

  • Cartoons of World Cup Captains

    A chance to lead their way to history

    World Cup-winning teams may have their names written in the annals of history, but World Cup-winning captains have a special place in those books. Clive Lloyd will forever be remembered for leading the West Indies to back-to-back World Cup in the first two editions of the tournament and Kapil Dev

  • Eng crush Afghanistan

    Jofra Archer and Joe Root took three wickets apiece as Afghanistan slumped to 160 all out in a World Cup warm-up match at the Oval on Monday.

  • Mossaddek Hossain and Sabbir Rahman ready to play india warm up

    Competing duo look to India warm-up

    For most of the Bangladesh team, the World Cup warm-up game against Pakistan being washed out in Cardiff yes-terday was not a big setback, but for Mosaddek Hossain and Sabbir Rahman it was an opportunity missed to stake a claim for a spot in the playing eleven when the Tigers square off South Africa

  • ‘Focus should now be on June 2’

    The aim of any global sporting showpiece should be to provide a level playing field, and it was note-worthy that -- whether by chance or design -- Bangladesh’s Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and Afghanistan’s Gulbadin Naib were the two captains sitting on either side of the World Cup trophy during

  • Beware of going overboard

    The long wait is over. Bangladesh won a multi-nation tournament after six abortive attempts when they beat West Indies by five wickets at The Village in Dublin in an extraordinary final where the pendulum swung from one end to the other after rain intervened.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza talks on ICC World Cup 2019

    'No compromise till World Cup'

    Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza became the first ever active international cricketer to join parliament when he was elected from Narail-2 in the eleventh national election on Sunday.

  • Ravenous Rubel

    Rubel Hossain is known for blowing hot and cold in a career spanning over a decade. Prone to err in the death overs, the right-arm pacer