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  • Mushfiqur Rahim double century celebration

    Mushy’s unique celebration for his son

    Mushfiqur Rahim struck an unbeaten 203 -- his third double ton in Test cricket -- on the third day of the one off Test against Zimbabwe. The right-hander already held the record for the greatest number of double centuries for Bangladesh and he celebrated his third double hundred in Test cricket a little differently today.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza-Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib, Mash, Mushy alongside CR7 and Messi

    Three of Bangladesh’s top cricketers Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim and Mashrafe Bin Mortaza have made it on to a definitive list of the world's top 100 most famous sports people compiled by global media company ESPN.

  • Signs point to Mushy return

    Generally, Mushfiqur Rahim's mood depends on his on-field performances and, known for his sheer determination and eagerness to play every game for Bangladesh, it was a welcome sight for the team management to see the wicketkeeper-batsman back in action again.

  • Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim

    Mushy gearing for comeback

    Following his injury in the second ODI, Mushfiqur Rahim had sat out the first two Tests where the Tigers fell to big-margin defeats. The cricketer is still eager to comeback to the lineup -- despite suffering a broken rib cage and a finger injury – and has started practicing with the cricket ball once again today

  • Mushfiqur 'extremely doubtful'

    Mushfiqur 'extremely doubtful'

    Just as he entered the Basin Reserve Stadium in Wellington, the venue for Bangladesh's second Test against host New Zealand, Mushfiqur Rahim looked up at the heavens, muttered something under his breath and joined his team mates for the warm up session yesterday.

  • Mushy climbs up rankings

    Bangladesh's wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim climbed 13 steps up the ICC Test batting ranking ladder after becoming the first wicketkeeper to score two double centuries -- the last of which came in the second Test against Zimbabwe earlier this month.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim

    Mushy practises perfection

    When the team management announced on Monday night that the Bangladesh team would not have a full training session the following day, many guessed that one player would make the trek to the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram.

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    An innings of true merit

    Three things are constant in life: death, taxes and a Bangladesh batsman being asked after a big innings whether it was the best of his career.

  • Bangladesh Batsman Mushfiqur Rahim

    Mushfiqur thinking of 300 after double ton

    Mushfiqur Rahim was the first Bangladesh batsman to reach the magic landmark of double hundred in Test cricket and after scoring another double hundred today, he believes that it is possible for a Bangladesh batsmen to score triple hundred in the coming years.

  • Intruder Sylhet Test

    Pitch invasion causes security concerns in Sylhet Test

    For the second time in the Sylhet Test, an intruder was able to escape the attention of security personals to make their way into the field of play and it has raised questions about the security measures that have been put in place at the Sylhet Cricket Stadium to ensure safety of the players. On the first day of the Test match, an young fan had entered the pitch and hugged Mushfiqur Rahim. Today an adolescent boy entered the pitch and while the first incident was seen lightly, the fact that it has happened again has put into contention whether the measures are inadequate.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim in BPL Player Draft 2018

    Mushfiqur to play for Chittagong Vikings in upcoming BPL

    Bangladesh’s wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim will play for Chittagong Vikings in the upcoming season of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim fell agonisingly short vs Pakistan

    ‘Playing Pakistan is just another match’

    Even as everyone who witnessed the match were saying that beating Pakistan with the odds firmly stacked against Bangladesh was one of the country’s better cricketing achievements, player-of-the-match Mushfiqur Rahim insists that it was just another match for them.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim speaks at the post-match press conference win over Pakistan in an Asia Cup 2018

    ‘The win matters, not the ton’

    While it may seem that being the first Bangladesh player to suffer the misfortune of getting out on 99 in international cricket would disappoint a player who strives endlessly for personal excellence, Mushfiqur Rahim is not bothered with the near-miss after Bangladesh won the Asia Cup match against Pakistan by 37 runs

  • When at war, kill or be killed: Mushfiqur

    Bangladesh draw on wartime philosophy to overcome the potentially crippling losses of Shakib Al hasan and Tamim Iqbal to emerge victorious over Pakistan in the Asia Cup

  • Mushfiqur Rahim playing aginst Pakistan in Asia Cup 2018

    Mushfiqur keeps Tigers afloat

    The Bangladesh innings of 239 all out against Pakistan yesterday, leaving overs unused for the fourth time in five matches of the

  • Tamim Iqbal bravery

    Batting in limbo sans Tamim

    It is a telling statistic that even in Bangladesh's flying start to the Asia Cup on September 15, when Mushfiqur Rahim's sublime 144 authored a 137-run hammering of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh left three balls unused in their total of 261.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim in BPL Player Draft 2018

    ‘Tamim walking out to bat boosted me’

    Mushfiqur Rahim was stranded at 112 unbeaten when Mustafizur Rahim fell to a rather silly run out. Mushfiqur’s face fell, knowing that it was the last wicket since Tamim Iqbal had already gone off the field with a fractured hand.

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    [Watch] Mushy giving an earful to Rubel Hossain

    The incident occurred during the 42nd over of the Bangladesh innings. Rubel Hossain was facing up to Sri Lanka’s star performer Lasith Malinga, who was looking for his fifth wicket of the match.

  • A brave Tamim Iqbal came out to bat with one hand

    Heroes who batted with debilitating injuries

    After Tamim Iqbal’s heroics last night against Sri Lanka, we look back at instances where cricketers risked further injury and put their bodies on the line for their nation. Tamim might have faced only four deliveries overall but his sheer bravery put the wind right back on Bangladesh’s sails

  • Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim reaches a superb century

    Mushfiqur’s 144 one of Bangladesh’s best: Mashrafe

    Mushfiqur Rahim, during a career-best knock of 144 -- 32 of which were scored off 15 balls after Tamim’s unexpected appearance -- proved once again why he is the best all-round batsman Bangladesh have.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim's gift of hope against Sri Lanka

    A gift of hope from a show of character

    Last man Mustafizur Rahman had a brain freeze with 3.1 overs still left and the job, despite Mushfiqur Rahim's stellar unbeaten ton, nowhere near done.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim

    Guts deliver Tigers glory

    That Bangladesh won the opening match of the Asia Cup against Sri Lanka yesterday by a crushing 137-run margin at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium does not even begin to tell the story. Mushfiqur Rahim scoring a career-best 144 off 150 balls to lift Bangladesh to 261 after Bangladesh were reduced to one run for two wickets by the end of the first over by danger man Lasith Malinga reveals a bit more, but still not the full picture.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim to play Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka match

    Mushy set to play today despite injury scare

    Ahead of their Asia Cup opener against Sri Lanka today in Dubai, Bangladesh got a minor scare as wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim experienced pain in his ribs, but team manager Khaled Mahmud says he will be okay to play.

  • Afghanistan Premier League

    Tamim, Mushfiqur to play in Afghanistan Premier League

    Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim will feature for Nangarhar in the inaugural Afghanistan Premier League, scheduled to begin from October 5.

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    Mushfiqur sees Afghanistan series as quite a challenge

    Bangladesh are amongst the flow of T20I cricket and the Tigers are savouring the chance to further hone their experience in the shortest form of the game when they come up against an Afghanistan side rich in talent and fast gaining reputation as a strong side.

  • Football claims Mushy too?

    Mushfiqur Rahim joined the long list of injured national players and, according to sources close to the action, the second in as many

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    Mushfiqur out with ankle strain

    Mushfiqur Rahim is the latest to join a long list of injured national players as the wicketkeeper-batsman is likely to be out of action for a considerable period after suffering an ankle strain.

  • 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