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  • T20 WC shifted to UAE and will begin on Oct 17: report

    According to a report by ESPNCricinfo, the upcoming T20 World Cup, originally scheduled to be held in India in October-November this year, has been shifted to UAE and is scheduled to begin from October 17 with the final being held on November 14.

  • England clinch T20I series against SL

    Liam Livingstone saw England to a series-clinching win over Sri Lanka as the hosts overcame a batting slump in a rain-affected second Twenty20 international at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on Thursday.

  • Shamim’s smashing 52 thwarts Prime Bank

    Shamim Hossain, called up to the national team squad yesterday, laid further credibility to the decision to include him for the Zimbabwe T20Is by guiding Prime Doleshwar to a five-wicket win over title-contenders Prime Bank in the Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 Cricket League match at Sher-e-Bangla National team today. With Abahani also losing earlier today, the result means the title will be decided on the final match day on 26th June.

  • Ashraful’s unbeaten fifty help Sheikh Jamal beat Abahani

    Mohammad Ashraful presented a glimpse of his glory days as the veteran player smashed an unbeaten fifty to help his side Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club register a six-wicket victory over Abahani Limited in an enthralling Super League contest in the ongoing Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 League in Mirpur today.

  • Mahmudullah fined TK 20k for breach of Level 2 offence

    Gazi group skipper Mahmudullah Riyad has been fined Taka 20,000 for breach of Level 2 offence of the BCB code of conduct during their game against Prime Bank in Mirpur yesterday in the Super League stage of the Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 League.

  • Splendid Mahedi steers Gazi to victory against Mohammedan

    All-rounder Mahedi Hasan smashed his career-best T20 score to help Gazi Group chase down a commendable total posted by Mohammedan Sporting Club and seal a three-wicket victory in the Super League stage of the ongoing Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 League in Mirpur today.

  • Kohli calls for World Test final to be played over three matches

    Virat Kohli said future editions of the World Test Championship final should be played as a three-match series after his India side were beaten by New Zealand in the inaugural showpiece match at Southampton on Wednesday.

  • Williamson expresses relief as Kiwis win a final at last

    New Zealand captain Kane Williamson expressed both relief and satisfaction after his team defeated India by eight wickets in the inaugural World Test Championship (WCT) final on Wednesday after losing successive one-day finals.

  • Buttler wraps up England win against SL in 1st T20I

    Jos Buttler saw England to a comfortable eight-wicket win in the first Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka at Sophia Gardens on Wednesday as the hosts went 1-0 up in a three-match series.

  • New Zealand crowned World Test champions

    New Zealand won the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) title, beating India by eight wickets in the final at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday.

  • Munim, Liton help Abahani go top

    A solid opening stand between Munim Shahriar and Liton Das helped Abahani Limited chase down Prime Doleshwar’s mediocre total and seal a seven-wicket victory via D/L method in a curtailed over game in the Super League stage of the ongoing Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 League in Mirpur today.

  • Jamieson at the double before Pant leads India revival in WTC final

    Kyle Jamieson captured the prized wickets of India captain Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara as New Zealand pushed for an "extra-time" victory in the inaugural World Test Championship final at Southampton on Wednesday.

  • BDPL witnesses record T20 stand

    Partex Sporting Club’s Isharul Islam and Jaynul Islam wrote their names in the record books with a 73-run ninth-wicket stand –- the highest partnership for that wicket in T20 cricket -- but it was not enough to assail the 201-run target set by Legends of Rupganj in the relegation league match of the Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 Cricket League at BKSP today.

  • Historical tweets taken out of context : Morgan

    England's limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan has denied mocking Indians in historical tweets, saying that the posts had been "taken out of context".

  • Shamim in T20 squad for Zim tour, Sohan called up for all formats

    Youngster Shamim Hossain, who had an impressive season so far for Prime Doleshwar in the ongoing Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 Cricket League, has been called up for the national team for their T20 series in Zimbabwe with Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announcing a 16-member squad today.

  • Fans ejected at WTC final for abusing New Zealand players

    Two spectators were ejected during the World Test Championship final on Tuesday for abusing New Zealand players as they took on India in the showpiece match at Southampton.

  • Bowlers leave WTC final on knife edge

    New Zealand claimed a handy first-innings lead of 32 and restricted India to 64-2 to maintain their slight advantage after an absorbing fifth day's play in the final of the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) on Tuesday.

  • ZC confirms hosting Bangladesh for a full series in July

    Zimbabwe will be hosting Bangladesh for a full series featuring one Test, three ODIs and as many T20Is in July, confirmed the Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) through a press release today.

  • Rupganj survive; Old DOHS and Partex relegated

    An all-round performance from skipper Naeem Islam helped Legends of Rupganj beat Old DOHS Sports Club convincingly by six wickets via D/L method in their relegation league game of the ongoing Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 League at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today. The win also ensured Rupganj's stay in the upcoming season of the Premier League.

  • Cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim

    Hand injury rules Mushfiqur out of Super League

    Wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim will miss the rest of the Super League matches of the Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier League after hurting his left hand during their match against Gazi Group Cricketers on Monday.

  • Younis Khan steps down as Pakistan’s batting coach

    Former captain Younis Khan on Tuesday stepped down as Pakistan’s batting coach in a surprise decision which the cricket board said was agreed upon “reluctantly but amicably” even though no reasons were specified for it.

  • Magnificent Maharaj revels in rare hattrick

    Keshav Maharaj was too excited to come up with a celebration after becoming the first South African to claim a Test hattrick in 61 years as his side completed a 2-0 series sweep against West Indies with a 158-run victory in Saint Lucia on Monday.

  • Maharaj hat-trick helps S Africa seal series win over Windies

    Keshav Maharaj became only the second South African to take a test hat-trick as he ripped through the West Indies middle order with five wickets to help his side to an emphatic 158-run victory in the second test in Saint Lucia on Monday.

  • Rain washes out 4th day of WTC final

    The inaugural World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand at Southampton was hit by yet more bad weather on Monday as rain washed out the whole of the fourth day's play -- the second time in the match a day's play had been abandoned without a ball bowled.

  • Rubel’s fifty help Prime Bank beat Mohammedan

    Opener Rubel Mia smashed a blistering fifty to help his side Prime Bank beat Mohammedan Sporting Club convincingly by five wickets in the Super League stage of the ongoing Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 League under lights at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

  • Hasanuzzaman ton not enough as Old DOHS thwart Partex

    Old DOHS posted the highest score in this season’s DPL of 199 for 2 and came away with a 23-run win in the Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 Cricket League’s relegation league match at BKSP against Partex Sporting today.

  • Rain delays World Test Championship final again

    Rain once more interrupted the World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand, with a heavy downpour delaying the scheduled 10:30 am local time (0930 GMT) start of the fourth day's play at Southampton on Monday.

  • Dussen, Rabada put South Africa in charge of second Test

    Rassie van der Dussen's unbeaten 75 and support from Kagiso Rabada saved South Africa from a complete second innings collapse as they recovered from 73 for seven to eventually be dismissed for 174 on the rain-shortened third day of the second Test against the West Indies in St Lucia on Sunday.

  • Jamieson, Conway put New Zealand in charge of WTC final

    Kyle Jamieson wrecked India with the ball and opener Devon Conway compiled a half-century to put New Zealand in a commanding position in the final of the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) on Sunday.

  • Mushy fifty helps Abahani thrash Mohammedan

    Abahani Limited swept aside arch-rival Mohammedan FC by a big margin of 60 runs in the Super League phase of Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League today thanks to Mushfiqur Rahim’s skillful fifty before the Abahani bowlers dominated proceedings.

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