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  • Mashrafe Mortaza in press conference ahead Bangladesh vs Australia Match

    Third ODI vs Zim will be my last as captain: Mashrafe

    Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has said that the third and final ODI of the series against Zimbabwe, scheduled to be played on Friday, will be his last as captain for the Bangladesh ODI side.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim double century celebration

    Mushy’s unique celebration for his son

    Mushfiqur Rahim struck an unbeaten 203 -- his third double ton in Test cricket -- on the third day of the one off Test against Zimbabwe. The right-hander already held the record for the greatest number of double centuries for Bangladesh and he celebrated his third double hundred in Test cricket a little differently today.

  • A Test for Bangladesh to turn things around!

    Test cricket hasn’t really worked out for Bangladesh in the recent times. Tigers have managed to avoid an innings defeat only once in their last six matches. The only time the Tigers were able to avoid a defeat by an innings and more during this period was when they were thumped by 224 runs by rookie Afghans in September last year.

  • Tigers tick the right boxes

    Due to a series of disappointments going back to an underwhelming World Cup campaign, Bangladesh’s game planning has been marked by a sense of restlessness recently.

  • Tigers romp into final

    A positive mindset, proper game plan and perfect execution helped Bangladesh clinch a much-needed win and seal a place in the final of the tri-nation T20I series as they beat Zimbabwe by 39 runs in in Chattogram yesterday.

  • Tough ask for Aminul

    Donning the Bangladesh jersey for the first time, a young and slight figure walked out nervously from the dressing room and out onto the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium turf yesterday.

  • Tigers seek lift in morale

    Low in confidence and tired of disappointments, a rather desperate Bangladesh team will not just look to seal their place in the final of the T20I tri-series by beating Zimbabwe at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Staddium in Chattogram today, Shakib Al Hasan’s side will also

  • Afif blitz leads Tigers to win

    Sections of the stands at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur were already empty when Bangladesh were reeling at 60 for six inside ten overs in their chase of 145 against Zimbabwe in the tri-nation T20I series opener yesterday.

  • Burl crashes Tigers’ party

    There was a rain delay and a power failure which forced the floodlights at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur to go out for about five minutes as T20I cricket returned after ten months in the opening game of the tri-nation T20I series between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe yesterday.

  • Tigers seek turnaround

    After a dismal one-off Test against Afghanistan, Bangladesh will attempt to turn their fortunes around when they take on Zimbabwe in the opening game of the T20 tri-series, which also includes Afghanistan, at the Sher-Bangla-National Stadium in Mirpur today.

  • Zimbabwe warm up with easy win

    BCB XI faltered to a seven-wicket defeat against the Zimbabweans during their only warm-up match at Fatullah today ahead of the triangular T20I series, starting from tomorrow at the Sher-e-Bangla National stadium in Mirpur.

  • Taijul Islam

    Tigers take control after Taijul's fifer

    A day that seemed to be going Zimbabwe's way ended with smiles for the hosts as Bangladesh, riding on their spinners, managed to bounce back in the final session of the third day of the second Test yesterday.

  • Bangladesh Batsman Mushfiqur Rahim

    Mushfiqur thinking of 300 after double ton

    Mushfiqur Rahim was the first Bangladesh batsman to reach the magic landmark of double hundred in Test cricket and after scoring another double hundred today, he believes that it is possible for a Bangladesh batsmen to score triple hundred in the coming years.

  • Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe

    Zim roar as Tigers whimper

    When Ariful Haque was the last batsman to be dismissed, top-edging Wellington Masakadza to wicketkeeper Regis Chakabva, he and the rest of the Bangladesh team were probably unaware that there were still a lot of spectators queuing up outside the ground to watch the first Test ever to take place at the Sylhet International Stadium.

  • Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe Test Match

    Tigers' frailty exposed

    Test cricket is so named because it tests temperament, adaptability, patience and above all, the ability to push the limits of discipline as an individual as well as a team.

  • Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe Series

    'My bags are always packed'

    Neither Imrul Kayes nor Soumya Sarkar are strangers to last-minute plans -- both were flown to the UAE midway through last month's Asia Cup, with the former hitting a fifty less than 20 hours after landing.

  • Bangladeshi Batsman Soumya Sarkar

    Performer of The Day: Sizzling Soumya

    The best news for Bangladesh from the three ODIs against Zimbabwe came in the last match yesterday in the form of an explosive return

  • Clinical Tigers seal series

    The mantra of putting a collective approach ahead of individual heroics paid dividends as a clinical Bangladesh clinched the three-match ODI series with a game to spare, handing Zimbabwe a comprehensive seven-wicket defeat at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium in Chattogram yesterday.

  • Imrul makes the difference

    Bangladesh justified their 'favourites' tag coming into the three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe by winning the first match by 28 runs under the floodlights at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday. It however needed Imrul Kayes to strike a career-best 144 to rescue the home side from a precarious position in the afternoon.

  • Opener Imrul Kayes

    Imrul revels in crisis

    Known as the comeback man of Bangladesh cricket, opener Imrul Kayes delivered his best when it mattered.

  • Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    New-look Tigers start as favourites

    Even with two huge players absent, it is hard to imagine that Bangladesh will not start as favourites today in the first of three one-day international (ODIs) against Zimbabwe when the match gets underway at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium at 2:30pm.

  • Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe ODI Match's Moments


    The pitch at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur remained a mystery during Bangladesh's innings against Zimbabwe

  • Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium

    Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium to become fastest to host 100 ODIs

    Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium (SNBCS) set to become the fastest to 100-ODI mark.