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  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Magnificent Shakib, Majestic Tigers

    Three sixes off three successive balls, two of them hooked off bouncers delivered by a genuinely fast bowler. 15 minutes later, the score read 305 for three after 40 overs. Nine balls later, a total of 321 was chased down in just 41.3 overs.

  • Liton Das

    Liton’s perfect second fiddle

    In the end it was an easy seven-wicket victory for the Tigers against the West Indies that keeps them in contention for something significant at this World Cup after an amalgamation of improvement in every cricketing department.

  • Shakib, Liton star in Tigers' highest ever ODI run-chase

    Bangladesh register a comfortable seven-wicket victory with 51 balls to spare against West Indies in Taunton today.

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Even contest on the cards as Tigers take on WI

    There will be very few secrets between the sides when Bangladesh take on West Indies in their World Cup game today in Taunton. They have played each other home and away over the last year and both sides have a fair idea of the players they will come up against today at the Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton, where the match will start at 10:30 am (3:30 pm Bangladesh time).

  • Tigers prepare for bumper barrage

    Tigers were practising against short-pitched deliveries in the nets to be primed for the West Indies pacers in their next match Bangladesh vs West Indies tomorrow. Practice was not without its perils as wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim was hit on the right forearm

  • Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman

    Consistency, control and execution are more important: Walsh

    Bangladesh bowling coach, Courtney Walsh defended the performance of the Bangladesh pacers when he talked to the reporters in Taunton ahead of their World Cup match against West Indies on June 17.

  • Soumya Sarkar checks before leaving for Taunton

    Tigers at rest before WI test

    Bangladesh’s World Cup campaign is now precariously poised. After losing their second and third matches against England and New Zealand, they had pinned their hopes on the match against Sri Lanka in Bristol on Tuesday to get their World Cup campaign back on track.

  • 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 hold tri-nation ODI series trophy

    As good as a tune-up gets

    It would have been natural for Bangladesh fans to have their ears strained in unsavoury anticipation of the sound of the penny dropping when the Tigers took on West Indies in the tri-series final on Tuesday. Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and his team had easily proven

  • Bangladesh opener Soumya Sarkar against West Indies in Tri-Series Final

    Terrific Tigers BREAK THE JINX

    A clinical Bangladesh team won the tri-nation ODI series in Ireland, their first major series, sans Shakib Al Hasan by registering a scintillating five-wicket win over West Indies by Duckworth Lewis method at The Village ground in Malahide, Dublin yesterday.

  • Tigers secure clinical finish in Malahide

    A clinical Bangladesh team clinched their maiden tri-nation ODI series title by defeating West Indies in the final by five wickets at The Village ground in Malahide yesterday.

  • Bangladesh win Tri-Nation Series Final vs West Indies

    Bangladesh win tri-nation series final

    Bangladesh defeat the West Indies in the final of the tri-nation series by five wickets at The Village in Malahide today.

  • Bangladesh vs Ireland Match

    Tigers hoping to break final jinx

    The Tigers will be looking forward to a happy ending before they travel to England for the ICC World Cup when they face off against the West Indies in the tri-series final at The Village in Malahide today. The final will start from 3.45pm BST. Bangladesh put up a strong showing in the league stage

  • While Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    More than a trophy at stake

    Bangladesh have already proven that they are the superior side in the tri-series by winning three of their four matches convincingly, while the other against Ireland was washed out. Mashrafe Bin Mortaza’s troops were well-tuned and had decent performances with both bat and ball

  • Bangladesh won against West Indies by 5 wickets in Tri-Nation Series 2019

    Fizz shines as BD romp into final

    Bangladesh continued their winning run in the ongoing ODI tri-series in Ireland by registering a comfortable five-wicket win over West Indies and secured their place in the series final at the Malahide Cricket Club in Dublin yesterday.

  • Ireland Tri-Nation Series 2019

    Tigers seek perfect end

    Both Bangladesh and West Indies will be looking to finish 2018 on a positive note when they lock horns for their last international fixture of the year in the third and series-deciding T20I at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, beginning at 5:00pm, today.

  • Shakib leads Tigers to leveller

    Skipper Shakib Al Hasan's all-round performance, which included his maiden T20I five-wicket haul, helped Bangladesh bounce back to level the three-match series as the Tigers registered a comfortable 36-run win over the West Indies at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Tigers level series with 36-run win

    Bangladesh have won the second T20I by 36 runs to level the T20 series against the West Indies after captain Shakib Al Hasan followed up his exploits with the bat to bag five wickets with the ball in the do-or-die second T20I at Mirpur's Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium today.​

  • Mercury set to rise with first T20I in Sylhet

    One of the taglines in the advertisement campaign for a series between Bangladesh and West Indies would very likely have been 'anything's possible' because they are two of the more mercurial teams in world cricket.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Mash proves his focus

    If there was any question about the quality of Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's focus on cricket after he became involved in politics, he answered it not only with three good bowling performances in Bangladesh's 2-1 ODI series win, but also with words after winning the third and final game against West Indies in Sylhet yesterday.

  • Bangladesh vs West Indies

    Tigers clinch series

    Bangladesh ended their last ODI in 2018 in perfect fashion, winning the third game and the series against West Indies by a comprehensive eight-wicket margin and making Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's Bangladesh-record 70th match as captain an auspicious one yesterday.

  • Imruls Kayes

    Does Imrul fit in a full-strength team?

    There was not much to be hypercritical about after Bangladesh's last-over loss in the second ODI against the West Indies in Mirpur on Tuesday.

  • Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal

    Tamim first to 12k runs

    Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal reached the milestone of 12,000 runs in three formats combined.

  • Hope revives Windies

    West Indies opener Shai Hope played the innings of his life as his unbeaten 146 authored a thrilling four-wicket win with two balls remaining in the second ODI against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday. The visitors' first win on the tour levelled the three-ODI series at 1-1, with the series decider to come in Sylhet on December 14.

  • Hope revives Windies

    West Indies opener Shai Hope played the innings of his life as his unbeaten 146 authored a thrilling four-wicket win with two balls remaining in the second ODI against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday. The visitors' first win on the tour levelled the three-ODI series at 1-1, with the series decider to come in Sylhet on December 14.

  • Hope ton hands victory to Windies in close match

    West Indies level series 1-1 after Shai Hope's terrific 146-run-knock -- the batsman's career-best knock -- gave the West Indies a four-wicket victory in a tight match.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Tigers seek series win

    The Bangladesh team gifted captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza a win in his 200th ODI in the first game against West Indies on Sunday, and today they will be looking to clinch the series by winning the match that will take Mashrafe level with Habibul Bashar as having led the team in the most ODIs.

  • Tamim Iqbal

    Skilful Tigers continue dominance

    Bangladesh's mode of attack switched from spin in the Tests to pace in yesterday's first ODI, but there was no change in the outcome as the hosts outclassed West Indies by five wickets at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Bangladesh ODI Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Mashrafe inspires by example

    The logic behind Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's backing of pacers in the ODI format was validated yesterday, and it was the inspirational cricketer who led from the front in his milestone 200th international match for Bangladesh in the first ODI against West Indies.

  • Bangladesh win first ODI against WI by 5 wickets

    Bangladesh win the first ODI against West Indies by five wickets after a disciplined performance from the bowlers and the batsmen at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. Skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza led the charge with the ball, picking up three wickets while Mustafizur Rahman bagged three as well. Tigers faced a bit of turbulence early in their chase of West Indies' score of 195 but the experienced Mushfiqur Rahim kept his temperament to see the Tigers through to victory with a 70-ball 55.

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