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  • India knock Tigers out of World Cup

    Bangladesh are out of the World Cup after their 28-run defeat against India at Edgbaston in Birmingham today.

  • Mahmudullah Riyad practice in Edgbaston ahead Bangladesh vs India match

    Recovery on course

    Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah Riyad’s recovery from a calf muscle tear seemed to be on course as the right-hander batted for a prolonged period at the outer nets of Edgbaston, the venue for today’s all-important World Cup match against India.

  • Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza practice at Edgbaston ahead Bangladesh vs India Match

    Mashrafe sees the funny side

    England’s win over India made matters harder for Bangladesh to qualify for the 2019 World Cup semifinals. Bangladesh will now have to beat India today in Edgbaston and Pakistan at Lord’s on June 5 while also hoping that England lose to New Zealand on June 3.

  • Edgbaston Cricket Ground

    Lop-sided challenge for Tigers

    Challenge for Bangladesh in the ongoing World Cup has been to adjust not just to the different pitches across the United Kingdom, but also ground dimensions. Bangladesh will have to make another adjustment to boundary sizes when they face off against India in a must-win encounter at Edgbaston today.

  • Fearless Tigers can unsettle mighty India

    Some might argue against it, but it was the Tigers who provided the impetus in this World Cup with their fearless batting. South Africa came into this tournament as one of the fevourites but were effectively derailed by the Tigers. Tigers can unsettle mighty India too with their skill...

  • Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza

    ‘Surely not’

    “Are we looking at the next Prime Minister in the next 10, 15 years?” Mashafe Mortaza, who was understandably not ready for such an inquiry, said ‘surely not’ after a nervous few moments, where he collected himself presumably because it was the last question he would have

  • Bangladesh’s star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was beaming in training yesterday

    Tigers face steep odds in do-or-die match

    At the end of the eight hours starting from 3:30pm today, a nation of cricket lovers will either rejoice or despair. Bangladesh will take on India in their penultimate World Cup group-stage game in Edgbaston needing a win against the form team of the competition to stay alive in the race for the semifinals.

  • Tigers back to business

    The Bangladesh team got back to business with their first practice session after a five-day break at the practice ground in Edgbaston yesterday, with one eye on the India-England game taking place a stone’s throw away at the main venue.

  • England beat India to stay alive

    Jonny Bairstow hit a hundred before Chris Woakes starred as England ended India’s unbeaten run at this World Cup with a 31-run win on Sunday to once again leave semifinal qualification in their own hands.

  • Bangladeshi bowler Mohammad Saifuddin

    Saifuddin misses the bus

    The Bangladesh team bus departed the Hyatt Regency and headed towards Edgbaston at around 12:10pm yesterday, where the team