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  • Kiwis sweep series

    New Zealand congratulated themselves on a smart plan as they decimated the West Indies with a day to spare in the second Test to sweep the series 2-0 on Tuesday.

  • India to host 2023 WC, 2021 CT

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed on Monday that India will be hosting the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2023 and the ICC Champions Trophy in 2021.

  • Tamim Iqbal

    Tamim to miss first T10 match

    Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal will likely miss the first game for his side Pakhtoon in the inaugural T10 Cricket League which gets underway tomorrow in the UAE.

  • 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.

  • Rangpur Riders clinch BPL title

    Gayle hammered an unbeaten 146 off 69 balls to take his side to a highly challenging 206-1 before the Rangpur bowlers restricted the opposition to 149-9 as Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's side clinch their maiden BPL title.

  • Kerala Tuskers

    BCCI refuses 850 crore compensation fee to IPL team

    The BCCI, in its Special General Meeting, refuses to pay a compensation price of Rs 850 crore to defunct Indian Premier League franchise Kochi Tuskers Kerala.

  • WACA

    Final farewell to the WACA - England's theatre of nightmares

    The WACA ground, where the third Ashes Test will be played this week, has been described as ramshackle, frozen in time, evocative and a veritable graveyard for visiting teams.

  • Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma wedding

    India celebrates Kohli-Sharma 'royal' wedding

    He's the "king" of Indian cricket. She's a glamorous Bollywood actress and former model. Newlyweds Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are celebrity royalty and India is cock-a-hoop over their marriage.

  • virat kohli-anushka sharma wedding pics

    Kohli-Anushka wedding in pics

    Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma's wedding in pics.

  • Trent Boult

    New Zealand wrap up Windies series with 240-run win

    New Zealand's bowlers steadily chip away at the West Indies lineup to record a ruthless 240-run victory shortly before tea on the fourth day of the second test at Seddon Park in Hamilton to wrap up a 2-0 series sweep.

  • 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.

  • Taylor ton rocks Windies

    An emotional Ross Taylor paid tribute to his mentor the late Martin Crowe following a superb century which put New Zealand in sight of a series sweep against the West Indies in Hamilton on Monday.

  • Kohli, Anushka tie the knot

    Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma got married in Italy Monday, they said in a statement, ending weeks of speculation that they were getting hitched.

  • 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

  • Kohli-Anushka tie knot

    Kohli, Anushka tie the knot

    India's cricket captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma tie the knot in Milan, Italy.

  • Nasir Jamshed

    Pakistan bans Jamshed for 12 months in fixing case

    Pakistan hands former opener Nasir Jamshed a one-year ban for failing to cooperate with investigators in a spot-fixing case that rocked the Pakistan Super League earlier this year.

  • Boult stunning catch

    Flying Boult takes stunning catch

    New Zealand paceman Trent Boult takes an exceptional catch off his own bowling.

  • West Indies in trouble after Taylor record

    A record-equalling 17th century by Ross Taylor had New Zealand closing in on a series sweep against the West Indies after day three of the second Test in Hamilton.

  • Kiwis take command

    New Zealand enjoyed a "fun" day out as Tim Southee and Trent Boult ensured they seized command on a rain-affected day two of the second Test against West Indies on Sunday.

  • '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.

  • SL end drought with India rout

    New captain Thisara Perera Sunday hailed Suranga Lakmal as Sri Lanka's premier fast bowler after he led the visitors to a seven-wicket win over India in the first one-day international.

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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