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  • Mehedi Hasan Miraz athletic fielding

    A lesson learned the hard way

    Bangladesh lost their rare bout against World champions Australia by a margin of 48 runs at Trent Bridge yesterday. The defeat certainly served as a blow to Bangladesh’s dream for a place in the semifinals of the World Cup. It also a lesson the Tigers learned the hard way

  • Bangladesh lose despite scoring their highest ODI total

    In chase of Australia's mammoth 381 for five, Bangladesh reached 333 for 8 -- their highest-ever ODI total -- to lose by 48 runs in Nottingham.

  • Saifuddin in doubt for Australia match

    Bangladesh pace-bowling all-rounder Mohammad Saifuddin may miss today’s World Cup match against Australia because of a lingering back injury. Bangladesh’s highest wicket-taker in the tournament and joint fourth-highest overall, Saifuddin has had a back issue since the World Cup warm-up game

  • Australia’s snubs ‘disappointing’

    It was an Australian journalist who pointed out an oft-overlooked aspect of a match-up between Bangladesh and Australia during the pre-match press conference yesterday, ahead of today’s World Cup match between the sides in Nottingham. Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

  • Bangladesh vs Australia match today

    Tigers’ mission improbable

    At a ground steeped in history, Bangladesh will attempt to create a bit of history of their own by beating Australia for the first time in a World Cup match today in Trent Bridge.

  • The key factors in today's Bangladesh vs Australia match

    The four-man pace attack is key to Australia’s strength at this World Cup but even then, the twin threat of Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins will hold the most significance for Bangladesh in this game. Starc’s sharp inswingers at pace has demolished top-order left-

  • Mashrafe Mortaza in press conference ahead Bangladesh vs Australia Match

    ‘Not a one-man army’

    “I wouldn’t say it’s a one-man army. Shakib is scoring runs; that’s a great thing for the team. But if you look at it, the other boys have stepped up. Mustafizur Rahman got some wickets, Mohammad Saifuddin came in and took the early wicket of Chris Gayle -- we all

  • ‘Shakib is the best in the business’

    At this moment, I have to say Shakib Al Hasan is the most in-form all-rounder in the world.

  • 'Shakib should take over as Universe Boss'

    Bangladesh handed the West Indies a thumping seven-wicket defeat, courtesy of Shakib Al Hasan's brilliant unbeaten 124 and Liton Das' unbeaten 94 at The Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton yesterday. Following such a commanding victory, praises pour in from all around the world for the Tigers.

  • England hand Afghanistan 150-run thumping

    The hosts England hand bottom-placed Afghanistan a thumping 150-run defeat in Manchester today.