• Sarfraz Ahmed

    Sarfraz, Pakistan fined for slow over-rate

    Pakistan were fined for a slow over-rate during their rousing nine-wicket win over hosts England in the first Test at Lord’s, an International Cricket Council media release informed.

  • End of Amir's Test career?

    Pakistan's left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir is considering ending his Test career in order to focus on ODIs and Twenty20Is.

  • Kuldeep four-for turns it around

    Wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav said it was a dream come true to grab four wickets on debut and spin India right back into the game after Steve Smith hit his third ton of the series on Saturday.

  • You have to build a family environment

    When recalling Sri Lanka's 1996 World Cup triumph, the bearded, bespectacled Asankha Gurusinha will probably not be the first name that comes to mind. But Sri Lanka's current strategic consultant was the sixth-highest scorer in the tournament and the second-highest for his team after Aravinda de Silva.

  • ‘This win started in Galle’

    Tamim Iqbal, the man-of-the-match in Bangladesh’s historic four-wicket win in the second Test match against Sri Lanka today, said the 259-run defeat in the first Test in Galle worked as an impetus for their win in Colombo.

  • Crowning win for centenary Test: Tigers beat Sri Lanka by 4 wickets

    History is made at Colombo’s P Sara Oval today when Bangladesh win their centenary Test by four wickets and level the 2-match series at 1-1.

  • 'Mustafizur took the game away from us'

    Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne had averaged 11.6 in his last 10 Test innings since his last century at home, and it was on 11 that he was dropped on the third evening by Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim off a difficult deflection down the leg side.

  • Shakib puts Tigers on top

    Call it resiliency or a perverse desire to prove naysayers wrong, but Bangladesh have made it a habit of turning in a stellar performance when their fans or critics least expect it.

  • De Kock, Bavuma give South Africa lead in second Test

    Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma fell short of the centuries they probably deserved but drove South Africa to 349 for nine, a first innings lead of 81, at the close of play on the second day of the second Test against New Zealand on Friday.

  • Hosts trail BD by 75 runs after Day-3

    Bangladesh were all out for 467 in their first innings during the last session of day-3 and led Sri Lanka by 129 runs during the second Test of the series at Colombo’s P Sara Oval today.

  • Mash satisfied with bowling

    Mashrafe Bin Mortaza expressed satisfaction after his first competitive game at the Fatullah Cricket Stadium yesterday since recovering from a thumb injury.

  • Tigers revert to type

    Three wickets for six runs in seven balls. That was enough to undo all the hard work that Bangladesh had done for most of the first two days to get into the driving seat in their 100th Test match, the second of a two-Test series against Sri Lanka that Bangladesh trail 0-1.

  • Nicholls answers critics with rescue ton for NZ

    Henry Nicholls answered his critics with a maiden century to rescue New Zealand on a torrid first day for batsmen in the second Test against South Africa on Thursday.

  • Smith, Maxwell power Australia to 299-4

    Under-fire skipper Steve Smith cracked a gritty century as he combined with the recalled Glenn Maxwell to give Australia the opening day honours in the third Test against India in Ranchi Thursday.

  • Tigers trail hosts by 124 runs after Day-2

    Bangladesh trailed Sri Lanka by 124 runs with five wickets remaining in their first innings when the umpire called stumps on day-2 of the second Test of the series at Colombo’s P Sara Oval today.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Mashrafe returns to action

    Bangladesh limited-overs captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza will return to cricket today at the Fatullah Cricket Stadium today as he leads out Team Green against a Nasir Hossain-led Team Red in the first practice match for the Emerging Teams Asia Cup.

  • Celebratory start for Tigers’ 100th Test

    Bangladesh’s 100th Test at the P Sara Oval in Colombo this morning, started on a special note before a pre-match ceremony to mark the auspicious occasion.

  • Sri Lanka 238 for 7 after Day-1

    When bad light compelled umpires to call stumps on day-1, Sri Lanka reached 238 for 7 in 83.1 overs against Bangladesh during the second Test of the series at P Sara Oval, Colombo today.

  • Bangladesh vs Afghanistan live score update

    Emerging Cup takes shape

    Bangladesh will take on Hong Kong at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium (SKICS)-1 on March 27 in one of the opening day's matches of the Emerging Teams Asia Cup.

  • A bumpy yet joyous ride

    Bangladesh will reach a milestone today when skipper Mushfiqur Rahim strides in for the toss alongside his Sri Lankan counterpart Rangana Herath at the P Sara Oval in Colombo.

  • A 5-day team from a one-day culture

    The 10th and youngest Test team in cricket's exclusive club is also its most intriguing. The intriguing aspect is that Bangladesh are the only team so far that was elevated to Test level long after the ODI revolution that began in earnest when India's 1983 World Cup triumph stirred the dormant giant that is the Indian marketing machine.


    When I entered the world of Bangladesh sports, cricket started to gain serious traction with the team's unexpected success in the 1997 ICC Trophy changing the complexion of Bangladesh sport. However, cricket's complete monopoly was nowhere in sight at that time. No discussion, not even in a cricket stadium's press box, was complete without talk of domestic football, among other sports.

  • Live the vision and grow with it

    Bangladesh Cricket Board's long cherished dream of playing at the highest level of cricket was realised in June 2000 at the annual Conference of International Cricket Council in London. An aspiration many doubted would ever come true was finally a reality.

  • Test of maturity for Kohli and Smith in Ranchi

    Keeping a lid on emotion will be nearly as important as executing gameplans for both India and Australia when the world's top two teams continue their captivating series with the third Test in Ranchi on Thursday.

  • Green grass of New Zealand delights South Africa

    After four days of rain the covers were peeled off the Basin Reserve wicket on Tuesday and to South Africa's delight it was green ahead of the second Test against New Zealand.

  • 'Happy to be in for the 100th Test'

    A relative newcomer to the Bangladesh Test team, 22-year-old Liton Das is a man of few words. His re-entry to the team after last playing a Test in July 2015 was an unhappy one as Bangladesh lost the first Test to Sri Lanka in Galle by 259 runs.

  • Seamers a little jaded in last session: Walsh

    While most of the players are eager to look at the looming 100th Test as just another match, incidentally one that they have to win to level the two-match series, Bangladesh's fast bowling coach Courtney Walsh was hoping that the sense of occasion brings out the best in the Tigers when they square off against Sri Lanka at the P Sara Oval in Colombo on Wednesday.

  • Soumya opts for DRS after getting bowled

    Bangladesh left-handed batsman Soumya Sarkar took a DRS after getting bowled by Sri Lanka's Asela Gunaratne on the fifth day of the first Test in Galle.

  • Mahmudullah will be sent home

    Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah Riyad, struggling for form and with two failures in the Galle Test which Bangladesh lost by 259 runs, will be sent home from the tour of Sri Lanka tomorrow.

  • Chandika Hathurusingha

    Hathurusingha dreams of making Tigers the Sri Lanka of 1996

    Tigers have been prowling around in the cricketing circle for a while and managed to make their presence felt in recent times.