• Mash ruled out of SL tour

    A hamstring injury has forced Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza out of the upcoming Sri Lanka tour, for which the team is scheduled to leave from Dhaka today.

  • Late injury rules Mash out

    Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza was in one of his usual nonchalant moods when he arrived for a press conference yesterday to field questions regarding the team’s upcoming tour of Sri Lanka. It was the last day of training for the players with the team set to board a flight for Sri Lanka today and when the day began, no one would have predicted the grim turn of events that came after the press conference as the ODI skipper was ruled out of the Sri Lanka series following an injury he suffered during a net bowling session.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza fielding Bangladesh vs Pakistan Match

    ‘We get down during partnerships’

    “Fielding, it has been a concern all of my career. When there is a partnership, we get down,” Mashrafe said. “This is the part that a player can change. I think we really need to improve fielding.”

  • Shakib Al Hasan World Cup Campaign

    ‘Feel sorry for Shakib’

    “I should talk about Shakib; he has been absolutely beautiful. Batted at three, did what he could do. I feel very bad for Shakib,” Mashrafe said after the match. “The tournament he had, he deserved to be in the semifinal. Really feel sorry for him. I think it was one

  • A chance to rest for Mashrafe

    Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has enjoyed a good ODI tri-series in Ireland so far, making his mark in both the side’s victories with six wickets. His leadership has seen Bangladesh notch two comfortable wins over West Indies and secure their place in the series final. However, the Tigers’ captain

  • Mash back in business as Abahani outshine Brothers

    Mash back in business as Abahani outshine Brothers

    Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza returned to business as usual with the willow and leather following a short break from

  • Bangladesh's paceman Mashrafe Mortaza bowls during the first ODI

    ‘We tried to do something different’

    Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza said that having lost the first two ODIs by big margins, the team had looked to do something different but in an attempt to do something different, they lost sight of sticking to the basics during the third ODI which his side lost by 88 runs.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza-Tamim Iqbal,

    Mash, Tamim take Scenic route

    Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and Tamim Iqbal were the last two members of the squad to reach the Scenic Hotel in Napier to join the team after a car journey of over six hours from Auckland yesterday.

  • Sabbir Rahman

    Chance remains for Sabbir, Taskin to return to the Tigers fold

    Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza talks about Sabbir Rahman, Taskin Ahmed and Shafiul Islam’s BPL performances and whether they can become part of the national team setup.

  • Mashrafe and Ashraful

    Mash and Ash - the coming together

    Mashrafe Bin Mortaza shared a light moment with former teammate Mohammad Ashraful during the opening fixture of the Bangladesh Premier League.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza talks on ICC World Cup 2019

    'No compromise till World Cup'

    Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza became the first ever active international cricketer to join parliament when he was elected from Narail-2 in the eleventh national election on Sunday.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Mash proves his focus

    If there was any question about the quality of Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's focus on cricket after he became involved in politics, he answered it not only with three good bowling performances in Bangladesh's 2-1 ODI series win, but also with words after winning the third and final game against West Indies in Sylhet yesterday.

  • Bangladesh vs West Indies

    Tigers clinch series

    Bangladesh ended their last ODI in 2018 in perfect fashion, winning the third game and the series against West Indies by a comprehensive eight-wicket margin and making Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's Bangladesh-record 70th match as captain an auspicious one yesterday.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    On top in more ways than one

    There were dark clouds surrounding Bangladesh cricket in 2014 as the Tigers were going through one of the toughest periods in international cricket.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Tigers seek series win

    The Bangladesh team gifted captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza a win in his 200th ODI in the first game against West Indies on Sunday, and today they will be looking to clinch the series by winning the match that will take Mashrafe level with Habibul Bashar as having led the team in the most ODIs.

  • Bangladesh ODI Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Mashrafe inspires by example

    The logic behind Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's backing of pacers in the ODI format was validated yesterday, and it was the inspirational cricketer who led from the front in his milestone 200th international match for Bangladesh in the first ODI against West Indies.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    New Mash, same old approach

    When Mashrafe Bin Mortaza walks out to the middle with his troops to play his 200th ODI -- an achievement indeed for a cricketer who virtually needed a miracle to make it this far following one injury after another -- at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today, will all the fans embrace his success and his failures in the same manner as they did before?

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Tigers seek perfect end

    Bangladesh will be looking to continue their fine run in their favoured fifty-over format this year when Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and his troop takes on a demoralised West Indies in the first of the three-match ODI series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

  • Mashrafe collects nomination form

    Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza yesterday collected a nomination form from the Awami League to contest the upcoming general election from his home district of Narail.

  • Experiment, but not at cost of clinicality

    Bangladesh cricket has reached a stage where only winning a game or series against Zimbabwe would serve little purpose. Now, the Tigers must also exercise the luxury of experimenting with a few fresh faces along the way.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's 35th birthday

    Mashrafe's birthday wish

    It is widely known that Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza does not usually celebrate his birthday since he likes to keep a low profile on the special day.

  • Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal injury

    Tigers' injury rundown

    There are some good news and some bad news in the long list of injured cricketers in the Bangladesh camp. To make things worse, the list now contains four among the five seniors of the Bangladesh team, with Mahmudullah Riyad being the only exception.

  • Bangladesh vs India live score update

    Tigers fall agonisingly short

    The target was just 223 for the vaunted Indian batting that has struck fear in the hearts of bowling line-ups the world over, but that it took them till the last ball of the 50th over to complete a three-wicket win in the Asia Cup final spoke volumes of the heart Bangladesh have shown throughout the tournament.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim-Imrul Kayes

    Beating India is not impossible: Mushfiqur

    Before the start of the tournament Bangladesh players had been saying that their target was to win the Asia Cup with captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza getting the players and telling them during session that the team was not going to the UAE just to make up the numbers.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza in Asia cup 2018

    ‘Possible because of your love’ – Mash hails Tigers’ supporters

    Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza reached a new milestone during the match against Afghanistan on September 23, becoming the first bowler from Bangladesh to reach 250 ODI wickets. The cricketer thanked the Tigers’ supporters via a Facebook post, saying that it was the love of the supporters that kept him going during harsh times.

  • Mustafizur Rahman in Asia Cup 2018

    'Win this one today, Bhai told me'

    Mustafizur Rahman is not the most talkative with microphones placed in front of him and cameras trained on him. However, when he performs like he did on Sunday, stopping Afghanistan dead in their tracks by conceding just four when they needed eight to win off the last over of their Asia Cup match, he has to reluctantly make an appearance.

  • Mustafizur Rahman

    ‘Mustafiz was a magician’ – Mash hails fantastic last over

    Fizz’s fantastic final over yesterday, saw Bangladesh successfully defend eight runs in the last over in a tight match where Afghans looked like they were in the driving seat with wickets in hand.

  • Mashrafe joins 11th Jatiya Sangsad session

    Mashrafe 'not clear' about decision to recall Soumya, Imrul

    Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza says that he was on the field of play when the decision to recall discarded national openers Soumya Sarkar and Imrul Kayes for the ongoing Asia Cup was finalised

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza disappointed

    'I see no reason to be on the back foot’

    The 136-run loss against Afghanistan may have been in an inconsequential match in the context of the Asia Cup as – rightly or wrongly – the Asian Cricket Council had already decided the group placements beforehand, but the manner of Thursday’s defeat should be concerning for Bangladesh nonetheless because it exposed a lack of depth in the reserves.

  • Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim was his usual serious

    Mashrafe urges positivity

    Even when Bangladesh seemed to be doing everything right, circumstances have conspired against them. They take on Afghanistan today in their last Asia Cup Group B match in Abu Dhabi AT 5:30pm Bangladesh time, having already qualified for the next stage.