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  • Tigresses win Women's T20 Quadrangular

    The Bangladesh women's cricket team emerge champions of the Women's T20 Quadrangular series with a 14-run win over India B in the final

  • ‘Tamim and I must step up’

    Following a promising performance in the three-match T20I series in India, the Bangladesh Cricket Board kept faith in Mahmudullah Riyad to lead the Tigers in the upcoming three-match T20I series against Pakistan.

  • Hasan hattrick seals clinical win for U-19s

    Bangladesh are on the cusp of earning a place in the Super League Quarterfinals of the Under-19 World Cup after a comfortable victory over Scotland at the Witrand Oval in Potchefstroom yesterday.

  • Dhawan ruled out of NZ T20 series

    Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the upcoming five T20Is against New Zealand because of the left shoulder injury he picked up during the 3rd ODI vs Australia in Bengaluru on Sunday.

  • U-19s bowler bowls at 175kph?

    During the seventh match of the ongoing ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup between India and Sri Lanka in Bloemfontein, Sri Lanka's 17-year-old fast bowler Matheesha Pathirana took everyone by surprise when one of his deliveries clocked a stunning 175 kph on the speed gun.

  • Windies rout Ireland, level T20 series

    Opening batsman Lendl Simmons blasted 10 sixes in an undefeated 91 as West Indies routed Ireland by nine wickets in the third and final T20I on Sunday.

  • U-19s face Scotland with qtrs in sight

    Fresh from an impressive win in the opening match, Bangladesh Under-19s will take on Scotland Under-19s today in their second group match of the ICC Under-19 World Cup at the Witrand Oval in Potchefstroom today.

  • Four called up to bolster SA

    Beleaguered South Africa signalled the possibility of wholesale changes to their team for the last Test against England after recalling four players on Monday.

  • Zimbabwe post 358

    Left-arm spinner Lasith Embuldeniya took five wickets as Sri Lanka bowled out hosts Zimbabwe out for 358 on day two of the first Test at the Harare Sports Club on Monday, but the home side will be pleased with their batting efforts on their return to Test cricket.

  • England lead series 2-1

    England completed a comprehensive win by an innings and 53 runs on the fifth day of the third Test against South Africa at St George’s Park on Monday, taking an unbeatable 2-1 lead in the four-match series.

  • BCB aims to host ICC events in next cycle

    The host nations of International Cricket Council (ICC) events in the next cycle, from 2024 to 2031, will be decided through a bidding process and Bangladesh will bid to become the sole hosts of some of those ICC events, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan informed yesterday.

  • ‘I now believe I can score in T20s’

    Some youngsters and a few fresh faces have been given opportunities in Bangladesh’s squad for the upcoming three-match T20I series in Pakistan and the likes of top-order batsman Nazmul Hossain Shanto will surely look to capitalise on his chance this time around.

  • England thrash Proteas by innings and 53 runs

    England won the third Test on Monday, wrapping up South Africa’s tail on the morning of the last day at St George’s Park to go 2-1 up in the series after a dominant innings and 53-run victory.

  • Simmons blasts 10 sixes as Windies level T20 series

    Opening batsman Lendl Simmons blasted 10 sixes in an undefeated 91 as West Indies routed Ireland by nine wickets in the third and final Twenty20 International at Warner Park on Sunday.

  • India clinch series 2-1

    A sparkling century by Rohit Sharma and inspired bowling helped India to a series-clinching seven-wicket win over Australia in the third one-day international on Sunday.

  • Zim dominate Day One

    Opener Kevin Kasuza struck a half-century on debut as Zimbabwe eased to 189 for two at the close on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Harare on Sunday.

  • Root’s four puts Eng on the brink

    England captain Joe Root produced a Test-best bowling performance to send South Africa hurtling towards a humiliating defeat on the fourth day of the third Test at St George’s Park on Sunday.

  • Domingo seeking continuity leading into T20 WC

    With the uncertainty surrounding the possibility of Bangladesh touring Pakistan now put to rest after the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) decided to send the team in three short visits, the cricketers started training for the assignment under head coach Russell Domingo at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Hassan urges Tigers to focus on cricket

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan visited the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday, the first day of Bangladesh’s training camp for the upcoming tour of Pakistan.

  • 'Hope some new faces stake claim for T20 WC place'

    Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo says that the upcoming T20Is in Pakistan will be an opportunity for newcomers to stake a claim for a place in Bangladesh's squad for the T20 World Cup

  • England enforce follow-on on SA

    Seamer Stuart Broad ripped through South Africa’s tail to allow England to enforce the follow-on on the fourth morning of the third test before rain interrupted their victory charge at St George’s Park on Sunday.

  • Bess takes fifer as England tighten grip

    Off-spinner Dom Bess claimed his first Test five-wicket haul as England continued their domination on the rain-interrupted third day of the third Test against South Africa at St George’s Park yesterday.

  • Cricket Ball

    Bangladesh get brisk start

    Bangladesh got off to a winning start in the ongoing ICC U19 World Cup as the young Tigers defeated their Zimbabwean counterpart by nine wickets at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom yesterday.

  • The good and bad of BBPL

    The Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) came to an end with Rajshahi Royals lifting the coveted trophy after a 21-run win over Khulna Tigers at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Friday.

  • Mahmud gets maiden call-up

    The national selectors saw fit to include the uncapped Hasan Mahmud in the 15-member squad for the three-match T20I series against Pakistan later this month in a bid to unearth an up and coming pace bowler who can consistently bowl at 140mph.

  • Rabada ban is cause for concern: Boucher

    South African coach Mark Boucher says he was concerned about the disciplinary regulations in cricket which led to fast bowler Kagiso Rabada being handed a one-match ban due to his overexuberant celebration during the third test against England.

  • India make it 1-1

    India’s rejigged batting order fired on Friday as the hosts beat Australia by 36 runs in the second one-day international at Rajkot to level the three-match series.

  • Ending on a high

    The special Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League started off on a low note, with the matches initially not being very competitive. That was one of the biggest reasons for the small turnout of spectators, especially at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur.

  • Rajshahi romp to BBPL title

    Rajshahi Royals ride on fantastic performances from skipper Andre Russell, pacer Mohammad Irfan and batsman Irfan Sukkur to win the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League with a 21-run defeat of Khulna Tigers in the final.

  • Rabada out of fourth Test after Root wicket celebration

    South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada will miss the fourth and final Test against England next week as his celebrations after snatching England captain Joe Root's wicket upset match officials.