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  • Why a 'Shadow Team' Will Not Make a Difference in Bangladesh Cricket

    The “shadow team” is to be called Bangladesh Tigers.

  • Arnab Majumder Dipayan's Premature death

    Cricket mourns Arnab’s passing

    The Bangladesh cricket fraternity was shaken and shocked by news yesterday of the passing of Arnab Majumder Dipayan, a promising sports reporter of

  • 13th South Asian games

    Bangladesh suffer loss in last fixture before final

    Bangladesh men's cricket team succumbed to their first defeat in the 13th South Asian Games, suffering a nine-wicket loss against Sri Lanka in the final group fixture at Kirtipur today.

  • Mahmudullah Riyad

    Cricketers’ injury rundown

    Over the past two weeks, both Bangladesh male and female cricketers have suffered injuries while on duty or have been resting for an old injury.

  • Bangladeshi Bowler Abu Jayed Rahi

    ‘Batting will improve if bowling does’

    Bangladesh batsmen’s inability to deal with a quality bowling attack like India’s has been much talked about following the Tigers’ meek surrender to the home side in a two-match Test series.

  • Tigers in Rajkot with threat of cyclone

    Rains triggered by an impending cyclone emanating the Arabian Sea could play spoilsport during the second T20I match between Bangladesh and India in the central Gujarat city of Rajkot on Thursday.

  • Bangladesh vs India 1st T20I Match today

    Tigers set to battle smog and India in first T20I

    Bangladesh will have to battle both India and the suffocating New Delhi smog when they take on the hosts in the first game of the three-match T20I series at the Arun Jaitley Stadium today. The match is scheduled to begin at 7:00pm local time (7:30pm BST).

  • Mahmudullah Riyad speaks to the media before leaving

    Will try my best as captain: Riyad

    Bangladesh T20 squad for the India tour, led by Mahmudullah Riyad, departed for India today from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, Dhaka. The team was scheduled to board the flight at 3:00pm.

  • Shakib Al Hasan at the BCB premises on October 29

    The conversations between Shakib and Agarwal

    While Shakib was playing for Dhaka Dynamites in November 2017, he was aware that his phone number had been given to a man named Deepak Aggarwal by an acquaintance. Aggarwal had asked the acquaintance to provide contacts of Bangladesh Premier League players.

  • Ban on Shakib Al Hasan

    A painful transformation

    Over 13 years, the world has probably seen an emotionally distraught Shakib Al Hasan just once – when the ace all-rounder cried his heart out with his teammates after a heart-breaking defeat to Pakistan in the final of the 2012 Asia Cup.

  • Bangladesh cricket Board Nazmul Hassan Papon

    Stalemate in cricket

    There was little indication of recuperation from the turmoil that has engulfed Bangladesh cricket over the past two days following the boycott by cricketers led by Test captain Shakib Al Hasan.

  • National cricketers go on strike

    National cricketers of Bangladesh, including the likes of Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim gathered at the BCB Academy ground in Mirpur to announce that they have gone on a strike and have boycotted from all cricketing activities.

  • Mohammad Saifuddin's Injury

    Saifuddin to be sent abroad for diagnosis

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief physician Debashish Chowdhury yesterday informed that the board are thinking of sending all-

  • DPL's first-round sparklers

    The ongoing Dhaka Premier League (DPL) has reached its business end -- the Super League stage set to begin in a few days' time with

  • Tigers seeking return to normalcy

    Bangladesh players Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad and Taijul Islam -- witnesses to the horrific and tragic shooting in Christchurch last Friday that left 50 dead -- attended a doa mahfil alongside Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Tamim calls it 'frightening experience'; Mushy counts Tigers lucky

    Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal described the Christchurch shooting incident as a 'frightening experience' while Mushfiqur Rahim counted themselves as 'lucky' in seperate Facebook posts following the incident

  • Nazmul Hassan congratulated  re-elected member of parliament

    Hasan promises to fix umpiring

    With the new year bringing new hopes, the perennial issue of widespread corruption in lower-level cricket was put to Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan, who assured that the board is going to look into the matter seriously.

  • Bangladeshi Batsman Mushfiqur Rahim

    'We can go right to the top'

    2018 has been a magnificent year in all formats for Mushfiqur Rahim. His match-winning contributions have emerged as the highlight of Mushfiqur's performance throughout the year, and he was an obvious choice to be declared The Daily Star's Sportsperson of the Year.

  • BCB XI win by 51 runs (D/L) after Soumya, Tamim tons

    Soumya Sarkar is key as BCB XI's chase of 332 against West Indies nears the business end.

  • Rubel Hossain

    It’s a lie, says Rubel

    There have been some suggestions that the Bangladesh pacers do not want to play home Tests. Pacer Rubel rubbished such noises and said it’s a complete lie.

  • Bangladeshi Batsman Mushfiqur Rahim

    'Have found my own way of living'

    Sixteen years ago, during a game between Bangladesh Under-15 and the Cricket Association of Bengal at BKSP, a young boy went

  • Bangladesh Cricket News

    An elephant named Hamilton

    The alarming size of the elephant in the room is a reflection of the esteem with which Mahmudullah Riyad is held by the Bangladesh team, the media and the fans. The elephant has a name and a number -- Hamilton 2010. One of Bangladesh cricket's best batsmen, and perhaps its most elegant, has not hit a Test century since his maiden ton in the Hamilton Test against New Zealand in February 2010.

  • Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe Series

    'My bags are always packed'

    Neither Imrul Kayes nor Soumya Sarkar are strangers to last-minute plans -- both were flown to the UAE midway through last month's Asia Cup, with the former hitting a fifty less than 20 hours after landing.

  • Bangladeshi Batsman Soumya Sarkar

    Performer of The Day: Sizzling Soumya

    The best news for Bangladesh from the three ODIs against Zimbabwe came in the last match yesterday in the form of an explosive return

  • Clinical Tigers seal series

    The mantra of putting a collective approach ahead of individual heroics paid dividends as a clinical Bangladesh clinched the three-match ODI series with a game to spare, handing Zimbabwe a comprehensive seven-wicket defeat at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium in Chattogram yesterday.

  • Shakib returns in high spirits

    Bangladesh’s ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan returned to Dhaka today following his treatment and diagnosis in Australia and the Test and T20 captain was hopeful that it might be possible to get back to the playing field within a month since there was no possibility of undergoing a surgery within 6-12 months and that the best option would be to able to play cricket without another surgery.

  • Mahmudullah Riyad

    'I'm ready for captaincy'

    With Bangladesh Test and T20I skipper Shakib Al Hasan suffering from injury and expected to be out of cricket for up to three months, there are questions about who will lead the Tigers in the upcoming home series against Zimbabwe, starting this month, and the following series against the West Indies in November.

  • Tamim Iqbal injured

    Tamim to consult specialist in England

    Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal is expected to travel to England on Thursday to consult a specialised doctor about his left hand's fractured index finger knuckle. The southpaw sustained the injury during the Asia cup opener against Sri Lanka at the bowling of Suranga Lakmal and was subsequently ruled out of the tournament.

  • Bangladesh Cricket Team Former Captain Mohammad Ashraful

    A case of curious selection

    It came as a surprise when selectors included former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful in the High Performance (HP) squad for a four-day game to be played at the Sheikh Abu Naser stadium in Khulna. The game will start from tomorrow and the squad will be split into two teams – Red team and Green Team.

  • Shakib Al Hasan talks before Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match in Asia Cup 2018

    We have to give our best: Shakib

    Tigers’ Vice Captain Shakib Al Hasan talks about the team’s preparations and expectations for their Asia Cup venture. Watch the Star Live video for Shakib’s full interview.