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  • Nasir Hossain

    Nasir set to go under the knife

    Fringe national cricketer Nasir Hossain, who suffered a torn ligament in the beginning of April, is set to undergo surgery on June 5 in Sydney and is expected to fly for Australia in the next couple of days, Bangladesh Cricket Board chief physician Debashish Chowdhury informed yesterday.

  • Ariful's chance to capitalise

    Ever since playing for the Bangladesh Under-19s six years ago, all-rounder Ariful Haque has undergone a tough period and has had work hard to establish himself in the domestic circuit.

  • 'SA experience was crucial'

    Bangladesh women's ODI captain Rumana Ahmed was happy about the fact that, despite losing all their matches on the just-concluded South Africa tour, they could at least play five ODIs on the trip.

  • AB de Villiers

    De Villiers retires from international cricket

    South Africa master batsman AB de Villiers has called time on his international cricket career after 114 Tests, 228 ODIs and 28 T20Is

  • Is a short-term role worth it?

    On the one hand, there appears to be real progress in Bangladesh's hunt for a new coach. Gary Kirsten, India's 2011 World Cup-winning coach, is as high-profile a name that you can think of and his fact-finding mission through talks with Bangladesh cricket's stakeholders over the past few days seems an encouraging development.

  • Lack of interest or planning?

    It is an encouraging development that Bangladeshi girls are playing various sports in defiance of social pressure and the recent,

  • Nazmul eyes 2nd spot

    Before making his international debut, Nazmul Islam Apu had already established himself in the domestic circuit and that experience has paid dividends for the 27-year-old from Narayanganj.

  • Gary Kirsten

    ‘There is a belief that the team can compete at the highest level’

    Former South African player Gary Kirsten, who is being consulted by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) as they look to appoint a new head coach and also plan for the upcoming World Cup, says that having talked to several cricketers and experts, he felt that there is a belief within the team that they can compete at the highest level.

  • Kirsten meets with Salahuddin

    Former South African cricketer Gary Kirsten -- who arrived in Dhaka on Sunday night – meets with local cricket coach Mohammad Salahuddin at Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel in the capital.

  • Time for us to step up: Jayed

    Abu Jayed was the second highest wicket-taker in the 2017 BPL. The 24-year-old pacer from Sylhet then entered the international

  • Kirsten's first day of business

    All eyes were on the Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel in the capital, where former South African cricketer Gary Kirsten -- who arrived in Dhaka on Sunday night -- was to sit with Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) officials along with senior members of the national team yesterday.

  • Bangladesh Cricket Team Consultant Gary Kirsten

    Kirsten undertaking ‘internal audit’

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury informs that consultant Gary Kirsten is undertaking an ‘internal audit’ of the Tigers.

  • Tigresses whitewashed once more

    The tour ended as it started for the Bangladesh women's cricket team as they lost the third and final T20 to hosts South Africa by 23 runs in a rain-reduced match at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein yesterday.

  • Uttara, BKSP enter DPL

    Uttara Sporting Club and Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protisthan [BKSP] were promoted to the Dhaka Premier League for the next season after yesterday's First Division Cricket League match the sides was abandoned due to rain at the BKSP-3 ground in Savar.

  • Mosaddek recalled

    Mosaddek Hossain made a comeback to the 15-member national squad that the selectors announced for the upcoming three-match

  • Kirsten in town

    Former South African cricketer Gary Kirsten, who is set to become a consultant for the Bangladesh national team, landed in the country yesterday.

  • 'Time to focus on my strengths'

    Mosaddek Hossain was rated as one of the brightest prospects in Bangladesh cricket even before he made his international debut, and in the intervening two years the batting all-rounder has already seen both sides of the coin.

  • Bangladesh Cricket Team

    Taskin, Imrul out, Mosaddek makes a return

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announces the squad for the three-match T20 series against Afghanistan and left-hander Imrul Kayes and pacer Taskin Ahmed are excluded from the squad while Mosaddek Hossain makes a return.

  • Tigresses' best still not enough

    The Bangladesh women's cricket team continued their losing streak in the tour of South Africa by conceding a 32-run defeat in the second T20 of the three-match series, which the hosts now lead 2-0, in Bloemfontein yesterday.

  • It's a very good initiative: Mash

    Aspiring cricketers from 32 academies across the Dhaka metropolitan zone will battle it out in the BCB Academy Cup, organised by the game development committee of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB).

  • Sabbir's lessons from suspension

    One can turn any negative experience into a positive one and Sabbir Rahman has done just that during his exile from domestic cricket. During his banishment, which saw him miss this season's Dhaka Premier League and Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) due to suspension, two realisations dawned on the 26-year-old.

  • IPL 2018

    Uttara's domination continues

    Table-toppers Uttara Sporting Club continued their winning run in the super league phase of the ongoing Dhaka First Division Cricket League, beating Indira Road Krira Chakra by eight wickets at the BKSP-1 ground in Savar yesterday.

  • Toss issue divides opinion

    Proposals to scrap the time-honoured tradition of a coin toss prior to Test matches defy logic and should not be considered, according to several former South Asian cricket captains.

  • Still seeking a break after 6 years

    Pace bowling all-rounder Abul Hasan's entry into international cricket was nothing short of a fairytale as he broke into the record books by becoming the first number 10 batsman to strike a century on Test debut in 110 years against West Indies six years ago in Khulna.

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib the bargain buy of IPL 2018

    The world’s best all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL-2018 auction for RS 2 crore, which is a heist given the all-rounder’s overall performances this season.

  • Taking calculated risks will be crucial: Riyad

    Mahmudullah Riyad underlined the importance of Bangladesh's batting depth in the endeavour to overcome the Afghan challenge in

  • Bangladesh women lose, but don’t disappoint

    After conceding the ODI series without a fight, the Bangladesh women’s team fared batter in their opening T20I against South Africa at the Diamond Oval in Kimberly today.

  • Mahmudullah Riyad in Nidahas Trophy

    ‘On a given day, you can beat any team in T20s’

    Bangladesh’s T20 vice-captain Mahmudullah Riyad says that the T20 series against Afghanistan will be a challenge since there are no big or small teams in T20 cricket.

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    Florida confirmed as venue for Tigers' T20Is

    Bangladesh will play the first Test of their upcoming tour of West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua and the


    'Relieved & hoping to improve'

    Off-spinner Mehedi Hasan Miraz, who was one of a long list of injured national cricketers heading into the ongoing preliminary camp