Nidahas Trophy 2018 | The Daily Star
  • 'Happy to continue'

    For most of his one and a half years on the job, Bangladesh bowling coach and former West Indies great Courtney Walsh has flown

  • Mustafizur Rahman

    'Mustafizur really bowled well in that over'

    India all-rounder Vijay Shankar, who was beaten four times by Mustafizur Rahman during a crucial over in the final of the Nidahas Trophy, admits that Fizz bowled really well.

  • Mahmudullah Riyad against Sri Lanka in their Nidahas Trophy match

    'Mentally much stronger now'

    Former Bangladesh captain Habibul Bashar believes that Tigers are finally breaking into their mould in T20 format.

  • Nurul Hasan Sohan and Thisara Perera

    Sohan reveals angry exchanges with Thisara

    Bangladesh cricketer Nurul Hasan Sohan, upon returning to Dhaka reveales what was said between him and Thisara Perera.

  • Rubel celebrates wicket in Nidahas Trophy Final

    Rubel asks for forgiveness

    Bangladesh paceman Rubel Hossain apologizes to Tigers' fans after an expensive over.

  • Another heart-break

    It was another heartbreaking defeat, and there were tearful faces once again as Soumya Sarkar knelt, broken and face down on the R Premadasa Stadium turf after Dinesh Karthik bludgeoned a flat six that just made it over the extra cover rope when five runs were needed off the last ball to win the T20I tri-series Nidahas Trophy final last night in Colombo.

  • Shakib Al Hasan in Bangladesh vs India Final

    'I would hand Rubel the ball again'

    After Bangladesh had endured such an emotional path to the final of the Nidahas Trophy following a torrid six months in

  • Bangladesh vs India Final in Nidahas Trophy 2018

    Tigers into the blues again

    Tragic heroes they remain. After four abortive attempts the Tigers were tantalisingly close to winning a tournament of repute for the

  • Karthik's last ball six wins it for India

    India win the Nidahas Trophy after Dinesh Karthik hit a last-ball off Soumya Sarkar in a tight match.

  • Team Tigers against Sri Lanka in Nidahas Tr-Nation Series 2018

    ‘RIP SL Cricket’ writer demands Dalmiya’s 1000 demerit points

    Lankan media demands 1000 posthumous demerit points for former ICC and BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya for handing Test status to Bangladesh.

  • Team Tigers against Sri Lanka in Nidahas Tr-Nation Series 2018

    Final hurdle, toughest too

    The stat of not winning a single game against India in their seven T20I meetings so far, including the two defeats in the Nidahas Trophy, may not hang as heavy on the shoulders of Bangladesh players after their scintillating and morale-boosting two-wicket victory over Sri Lanka on Friday as the Tigers take on India in the final at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo today.

  • India vs Bangladesh Final in Nidahas Trophy 2018

    India wary of feisty Bangladesh

    India's wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik Saturday said Bangladesh are always a tricky opposition and that his team would bring

  • Mahmudullah Riyad celebrates the wicket in Nidahas Trophy 2018

    Fifth time lucky for Tigers?

    The Bangladesh cricket team seemed to have come full circle with their latest defeat against Sri Lanka in the tri-series final in Dhaka in

  • Shakib Al Hasan in Nidahas Trophy

    Ready to build on Riyad's foundation

    Bangladesh's T20I and Test captain Shakib Al Hasan said yesterday that after Mahmudullah Riyad fulfilled his promise of taking the Tigers to the Nidahas Trophy final, it was now about time for him to take it one notch higher.

  • Mahmudullah Riyad-Shakib Al Hasan

    Riyad bhai fulfilled his promise, it’s my turn now: Shakib

    Bangladesh’s T20I and Test captain Shakib Al Hasan said today that Mahmudullah Riyad has fulfilled his promise of taking the Tigers to the Nidahas Trophy final. And now it is about time for him to take it one notch higher.

  • Bollywood super star Amitabh Bachchan

    Amitabh praises Bangladesh for ‘incredible victory’

    Bollywood super star Amitabh Bachchan compliments the Bangladesh cricket team for having beaten Sri Lanka in a nail-biting finish to the Nidahas Trophy T20 match in Colombo last night.

  • Bangladesh Cricket Board Nazmul Hasan

    Tk one crore bonus for Tigers

    Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan today said that he has announced bonus for the Tigers after their thrilling two-wicket win against Sri Lanka on Friday, adding that a bigger bonus is awaiting them if they can win Sunday’s Nadahas Trophy final against India.

  • Team Tigers against Sri Lanka in Nidahas Tr-Nation Series 2018

    Rigid Tigers let SL escape

    Bangladesh are yet to come out from the typical mentality of hiding left-arm spinners against left-hand batsmen and it proved costly

  • Shakib Al Hasan in Nidahas T20i Trophy

    A bit of needle is good: Shakib

    Despite a dramatic two-wicket win over Sri Lanka that took Bangladesh to the tri-nation T20I Nidahas Trophy final, verbal

  • Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka in Nidahas Trophy Match 6

    'Nagin will turn against you'

    Bangladesh's record chase of 215 against Sri Lanka on Saturday has had a huge impact on the home fans and today's virtual Nidahas Trophy semifinal between the sides has emerged more than just a fight for a spot in Sunday's final against India.

  • Shakib Al Hasan in Nidahas T20i Trophy

    Advantage or desperation?

    The morning of the do-or-die Nidahas Trophy game against Sri Lanka finds the Bangladesh team bolstered by the presence that they

  • All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib to join squad for Nidahas Trophy

    In an interesting turn of events, Bangladesh’s ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been added to the squad for the ongoing Nidahas Trophy 2018 tournament and BCB says that he will join the team in Colombo today.

  • Bangladesh vs India

    Sharma, Sundar take India into T20 tri-series final

    Skipper Rohit Sharma and off-spinner Washington Sundar help India enter the Twenty20 tri-series final with a 17-run win over Bangladesh in Colombo.

  • Mahmudullah Riyad in Nidahas Trophy

    'Our feet are on the ground'

    Just five days ago, even the body language of the Bangladesh national team told volumes of their downturn in form and questions were raised over whether the Tigers have the ability to recover from their recent series of disappointments.

  • Mahmudullah Riyad celebrates the wicket in Nidahas Trophy 2018

    Tigers looking to bowl economically

    Tigers have newfound confidence in their batting after they chased down 215 runs to pull off the fourth biggest chase in T20 history but the Tigers bowlers had given away runs which can put to the team to sword as they look to capitalize on their belief and Mahmudullah Riyad suggests that the bowlers can certainly improve and put a squeeze on the opposition batsmen.

  • Mahmud unhappy with facilities

    Bangladesh national team manager Khaled Mahmud expressed his dissatisfaction over the pitch at the Sinhalese Sports Club ground

  • A burning desire forged in Bangalore

    Mushfiqur Rahim faced intense criticism for his premature celebration during the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 game against India in

  • Mushfiqur Rahim in Nidahas Tri-Nation Series

    Mushy's template for excellence

    There was a priceless moment during a priceless innings by Mushfiqur Rahim on Saturday. It came after he had hit the boundary -- an end-of-range, one-kneed scythe over backward point to a wide yorker that defied belief because of the hand-eye coordination and

  • We can play freely: Unadkat

    When Bangladesh completed their record chase of 215 to beat Sri Lanka in their second Nidahas Trophy tri-nation T20I game at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Saturday, the series was thrown wide open for all involved.

  • Liton Das

    Liton comes of age

    Liton Das seems to have finally found his mojo and gotten a grip of the demands of international cricket after a series of disappointments, despite always having shown promise and scored tons of runs in domestic cricket.