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  • 242 off 116 balls in school cricket!

    Haluarghat School defeat Technical School by 276 runs in the Prime Bank National School Cricket at Pirojpur division thanks to an unbelievable double century from Al Imran.

  • Soumya Sarkar

    Soumya wants to maintain T20 approach

    Soumya Sarkar, who made a return to the Bangladesh squad for the upcoming T20 series against Sri Lanka, having been excluded for the tri-series and Test series, says that he wants to maintains his T20 approach.

  • Brendon Taylor.

    Zimbabwe thrash Afghanistan to level series

    Brendan Taylor scored a majestic 125 as Zimbabwe thrash Afghanistan by 154 runs in the second one-day international at Sharjah to level the five-match series.

  • 'I couldn't even get tickets to the game'

    Two weeks ago South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Heinrich Klaasen could not even get tickets for the Pink ODI but as fate would

  • Intent cannot mask Tigers' deficiencies

    When we try to hide the reality we often come out with an excuse that belies logic. So when stand-in Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah

  • All-rounders rule the day

    An all-round performance from skipper Alok Kapali steered Brothers Union to a 24-run win against Prime Bank CC in their Dhaka Premier League encounter at the BKSP in Savar yesterday.

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Another muddled selection

    The chaotic scenario regarding team selection for the Sri Lanka series continues to dumbfound everyone as the Tigers' limited overs

  • Karachi to host PSL final?

    Foreign experts on Sunday inspected security arrangements in Karachi, which is scheduled to stage the final of Pakistan's Twenty20 league next month -- the city's first international match in nine years.

  • Proteas fined for slow over-rate

    South Africa were on Sunday fined for maintaining a slow over-rate in the fourth ODI against India in Johannesburg, which they won by five wickets to keep the six-match series alive.

  • Sheikh Jamal defeat Agrani following Tanbir’s knock

    Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club defeats Agrani Bank Cricket Club by 28 runs following a blistering 71 from Tanbir Haider at BKSP, Savar.

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib unlikely to feature in SL T20 series

    Bangladesh’s ace-all rounder and T20 captain Shakib Al Hasan, who was included in the squad for the T20 series against Sri Lanka, says that he might not feature in the T20 series.

  • SA clinch a thriller

    It was thrill-a-minute at the Bull Ring, testing the mettle of both teams mettle and the nerves of packed crowd. For the longest time,

  • Australia hammer England

    Australia cruise to a seven-wicket victory over England with more than five overs to spare to remain unbeaten after three games in the triangular Twenty20 series.

  • Mahmudullah Riyad

    ‘Bowlers gave boundary balls’

    After being bowled out for 110 and 123, Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah Riyad feels that Tigers' bowlers gave away too many boundary balls which made life easier for the Lankan batsmen on a tough wicket

  • Shakib back, major changes in T20 squad

    BCB announces the squad for the first T20 encounter against Sri Lanka which is to be played at Dhaka on February 15.

  • Sri Lanka clinch series with 215-run win

    Sri Lanka clinch the Test series with a 215-run victory, having bowled out the Tigers for 123 runs in just 29.3 overs on Day three of the second Test at Dhaka.

  • India eyeing landmark series win

    India's indomitable cricket team look set for a landmark series triumph but an injury-ravaged South Africa will hope for some AB de Villiers magic to halt their charge in the fourth ODI on Saturday.

  • '300 is enough'

    In the ongoing two-Test series against Bangladesh, Sri Lanka's rookie batsman Roshen Silva has shown with a century in the first game

  • A thriller and a Mash special

    Four runs to defend in the last over, two wickets in two balls and then a number 11 takes the winning run off the last ball. All that action was packed into the last over bowled by Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity medium pacer Mohammad Saddam, who was bested by Prime Doleshwar's last man

  • Little logic in Mosaddek exclusion

    Having come in when Bangladesh were just 79 runs ahead after losing two set batsmen and with around two-and-a-half hours left in the match, Mosaddek Hossain played a resolute innings as he saw out 53 deliveries for eight runs and along with skipper

  • Mehedi laments lack of concentration

    "It's not like the pitch is unplayable; none of the deliveries kept extremely low but there is turn. However it's still not very difficult for the batsmen and if they can play normal cricket they will get success," Mehedi Hasan Miraz, the only Bangladesh batsman to show some form of resistance by remaining unbeaten on 38 during Bangladesh's disastrous first-innings total of 110, told reporters after the second day's play at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Afg thump Zim in 1st ODI

    Rahmat Shah hit a career-best 114 while leg-spin wizard Rashid Khan took four wickets as Afghanistan trounced Zimbabwe by 154 runs

  • Roshen Silva compares Dhaka pitch to Sri Lankan roads

    Sri Lanka batsman Roshen Silva, who remained unbeaten on 58 at the end of Day 2, makes a witty remark regarding the Dhaka pitch.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Abahani win following Mashrafe heroics

    Mashrafe Bin Mortaza’s heroics with the bat and ball hands Abahani a 36-run victory over Kalabagan Krira Chakra in the Dhaka Premier League match in Savar.

  • Third Ashes Test cleared

    International cricket chiefs said Thursday they have found no evidence of match-fixing during the third Ashes Test between Australia and

  • Kohli is a genius: Miandad

    Former Pakistan captain and maverick batsman of the 80s Javed Miandad has hailed India skipper Virat Kohli as a "genius who is the

  • 'Mendis' innings was massive for us'

    Kusal Mendis's 68-run knock, where he scored quick runs in a bowling friendly wicket, proved to be massive for Sri Lanka, says batting coach Thilan Samaraweera

  • Abdur Razzak in Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test

    Tigers bring SL down to 205/8 at tea

    Bangladesh's spinner continue to hound Sri Lanka, who reach tea on 205 for eight on the first day of the second Test in Mirpur

  • Mushfiqur Rahim

    Tigers limp to 56 /4 at stumps

    Bangladesh lost four top-order batsmen, trying to negotiate 22 overs from the Lankan bowlers in the second Test at Dhaka.

  • India take 3-0 lead

    India captain Virat Kohli continued his excellent recent form to smash a sparkling unbeaten century and lead his side to a comprehensive 124-run victory over South Africa in the third One-Day International at Newlands on Wednesday.