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  • A spectator named Baz

    When Chris Gayle and Brendon McCullum arrived in Dhaka and the fantasy opening pair consisting of two of the most destructive T20 batsmen in the world was on the cusp of becoming reality, McCullum seemed to be unnecessarily modest when he was asked about the prospect.

  • No mishit when it's Gayle

    The definition of sheer power in batting is a batsman who can clear the ropes without much apparent effort going into the bat swing, be it against a pacer or a spinner.

  • 'Only one Universe Boss'

    Question (Q): Cometh the hour, cometh the man. Scoring a hundred in a T20 final, must have been a box you wanted to tick.

  • When BPL turned into street cricket

    There is a great love of street or neighbourhood cricket in Bangladesh; in the absence of robust grassroots structures budding cricketers get together with their neighbours to form teams and play tournaments. A word in the Bangla language -- jora tali (roughly

  • I don't expect anything: Shakib

    From his sacking as Test captain in September 2011 to being reinstated in December 2017, Shakib Al Hasan has passed a

  • Charles powers Riders

    Rangpur Riders galloped into the Bangladesh Premier League final by defeating Comilla Victorians by 36 runs in the second qualifier at the Sher-e-Bangla National stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Dynamites’ day out

    The Dhaka Dynamites' local and foreign stars enjoy their time tasting the delicacies at the Great Kabab Factory.

  • 'Was Tamim the vice captain?'

    Among the many changes that the Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan detailed after the BCB meeting in Mirpur yesterday, that one of them was not much remarked upon just shows the plight of the cricket vice-captain.

  • Nazmul Hassan

    Coaching structure to be changed?

    Although the big news surrounding Bangladesh cricket yesterday was the reappointment of Shakib Al Hasan as Test captain, Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan hinted while talking of the captaincy that there will be other changes too.

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    BCB committees reshuffled

    Former Bangladesh national team captain Naimur Rahman Durjoy was appointed as chairman of the High Performance (HP) Committee by the Bangladesh Cricket Board, which announced the new standing committees after its recently-elected panel's second board meeting yesterday.

  • Shakib takes over in times of change

    When Shakib Al Hasan decided to give the Test leg of the South Africa tour a miss in August 2017, few would have guessed that the fallout from what eventually turned out to be a grim tour would have Shakib taking the reins of the Test captaincy for his second stint.

  • New test captain Shakib Al Hasan


    No reason for any problems

  • Brendon McCullum and Johnson Charles

    To be continued

    There were chaotic scenes in the second qualifier game between Rangpur Riders and Comilla Victorians last night, after rain had earlier forced a stop to the game in the Bangladesh Premier League at the Sher-e-Bangla national stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Shakib replaces Mushfiqur as Test captain

    The BCB announced that Mushfiqur Rahim has been replaced as Test captain by Shakib Al Hasan for the home series against Sri Lanka in January

  • Phil Simmons coach-interview

    Had a good interview, says Simmons

    Phil Simmons suggests that his interview with the BCB (Bangladesh Cricket Board) for the Bangladesh cricket team’s head coach role went well.

  • Uncertainty reigns

    Many may be anticipating another Chris Gayle storm but there are concerns that weather may spoil today's Qualifier-2 of the Bangladesh

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    No coach, no problem

    Former West Indies head coach Phil Simmons arrived in Dhaka last night to give his presentation to the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) for the vacant post of head coach.

  • 'He had nothing more to give'

    It was a long day for the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) officials and also the media at the Radisson Blu Water Garden hotel in the capital where the centre of discussion was the Tigers head coach, both the outgoing one and incoming one.

  • ‘They are confident of playing the next series without a coach’

    Bangladesh cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan informs the media that he sat down with the three captains of the Bangladesh cricket team to discuss the issue of coach appointment.

  • Dynamites romp into final

    A clinical Dhaka Dynamites outplayed Comilla Victorians to clinch a comprehensive 95-run win yesterday in the first Qualifier at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium to reach a second consecutive Bangladesh Premier League final.

  • Gayle storm sinks Titans

    The chill in the air and the overcast conditions cannot be felt when the best and most entertaining batsman in T20 cricket starts to


    We all know the Gayle Storm

  • SLC confirms Hathurusingha appointment

    Sri Lanka Cricket appoints Chandika Hathurusingha as Sri Lanka's head coach.

  • Chris Gayle

    Gayle storm blows away Khulna Titans

    Gayle tremendous knock of 126 from just 51 deliveries takes Rangpur Riders past Khulna Titans.

  • 'I know it's Pybus'

    While the Bangladesh cricket community is all atwitter with speculation about who the new national coach will be, it seems that a foreign player already knows the answer.

  • Titans and Riders fight for survival

    No more room for mistakes or second chances. Losing this game means goodbye. These are the thoughts that will play on the back of

  • Tamim challenged to show his skills

    While the debate over the unfavourable pitches at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur has continued, Comilla Victorians

  • Brendon McCullum

    Better pitches will induce more excitement: McCullum

    Brendon McCullum believes that better pitches for batting will induce more excitement among the fans in this year’s BPL and it would also lead to bigger scores for him and Chris Gayle.

  • Comilla brush aside Sylhet

    Table-toppers Comilla Victorians completed the Bangladesh Premier League group stage on a high with their ninth win from 12 games by beating Sylhet Sixers by 25 runs at the Sher-e-Bangla National stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • U-19s looking to sustain WC gains

    The Bangladesh Under-19 cricket team will leave for New Zealand on December 26 with a target to maintain the position they had achieved in the last ICC Youth World Cup held in Bangladesh in 2016.