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  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    We want Mash back in T20s: Hassan

    BCB president reveals that Mashrafe Bin Mortaza was asked to play the T20Is against Sri Lanka but the ODI captain instead wanted to make a comeback into the Test side.

  • Pakistani cricketer commits suicide

    A young cricketer who has been a part of Karachi's under-19 team allegedly hangs himself at his residence in the city’s Model Colony.

  • Trevor Bayliss

    ‘I wouldn't play T20 internationals’

    England coach Trevor Bayliss calls for Twenty20 matches to be cut from the international calendar to ease the burden on top players and coaches.

  • Rashid Khan

    Khan leads Afghanistan to thumping series win

    Leg-spinner Rashid Khan shines as Afghanistan wrapped up a dominant 4-1 series win over Zimbabwe, cruising to a 146-run victory in the fifth and final one-day international at Sharjah.

  • Ashton Agar

    Agar expects another run-fest in final

    Australian spinner Ashton Agar said Monday that Eden Park's notoriously short boundaries mean another run-fest is likely in this

  • Alex Blackwell

    Australia's most-capped female player Blackwell retires

    Australia's most-capped female player and vice-captain Alex Blackwell is hailed as a "tremendous leader" in the women's game after announcing her retirement from international and state cricket.

  • Uday Kaul

    Uday’s ton hands Shinepukur victory over Khelaghar

    A fantastic ton from India’s Uday Kaul hands Shinepukur Cricket Club victory over Khelaghar Samaj Kallyan Samity by 88 runs in the Dhaka Premier League game at Savar.

  • Smith looks forward to pace challenge

    A refreshed Australia captain Steve Smith is looking forward to the challenge of taking on South Africa's fast bowlers in a four-Test series starting in Durban on March 1.

  • Kohli limps off, but India best SA

    Virat Kohli limped off the field before India completed another dominant performance over South Africa in the first T20I at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday.

  • Kiwis in final despite defeat

    An aggressive Colin Munro belted New Zealand into the Twenty20 tri-series final against Australia despite England claiming their final round-robin match by two runs in Hamilton on Sunday.

  • Clueless Tigers fail to learn

    Sri Lanka plundered 210 runs in what was Bangladesh's first-ever International game at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium yesterday.

  • SL clinch series 2-0

    Sri Lanka win the T20 series 2-0 after beating the Tigers' by 75 runs in the second T20 at Sylhet.

  • Not competing with anyone, says Kohli

    Indian captain Virat Kohli, labelled the best batsman in the world by head coach Ravi Shastri, wants his team to rise to one more

  • Virat Kohli

    It's not finished yet says 'world best' Kohli

    Indian captain Virat Kohli, labelled the best batsman in the world by head coach Ravi Shastri, wants his team to rise to one more challenge before they finish their gruelling South African tour.

  • Akbar shines as Kalabagan win against Gazi

    Kalabagan Krira Chakra bowled out Gazi Group Cricketers for 177 runs to clinch a 55-run victory at Fatullah.

  • Bangladesh cricket team

    We still have pride to play for, says Mahmudullah

    Following their losses to Sri Lanka in the tri-series and the Test series, Tigers also lost the first of the two-match T20 series by six wickets and skipper Mahmudullah Riyad insists that their pride is still at stake in the last match of the T20 series.

  • Chandika Hathurusingha

    We knew how they would react, says Hathurusingha

    Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha agrees with suggestion that his knowledge of the Bangladesh players was the difference between the two teams.

  • Raina to use T20Is to make ODI return

    Suresh Raina wants to use the upcoming T20I series in South Africa to fight his way back into India's 50-over side ahead of the World Cup next year.

  • Teenage Afghan spin sensation Mujeeb Ur Rahman

    Mujeeb makes history

    Teenage Afghan spin sensation Mujeeb Ur Rahman scripted history on Friday by becoming the youngest ever player to take a five-wicket haul in ODIs.

  • Kohli ton scripts 5-1 finish

    Virat Kohli said he would never take his cricket talent for granted after he finished India's one-day international series against South Africa as he started it -- with a match-winning century.

  • Tigers seek redemption

    There will be no Shakib Al Hasan for tomorrow's second and final T20I as the selectors announced a 16-member squad unchanged from the one chosen for the first T20I as both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka reached Sylhet, the venue for the final game, yesterday.

  • Australia set record run chase to beat Black Caps

    Australia complete the highest run chase in Twenty20 history to beat New Zealand by five wickets and maintain their unbeaten record in the T20 tri-series in Auckland.

  • Mahmudullah Riyad and Mushfiqur Rahim

    Tigers retain squad for second T20

    Bangladesh decide to stick with the same squad for their second T20 match against Sri Lanka, which is to be played at Sylhet.



  • Nepal book berth in 2019 WC qualifiers

    Nepal captain Paras Khadka was left "speechless" after his side fought back from the brink of defeat to beat Canada on Wednesday and

  • It takes time to play wrist spin: Kallis

    South Africa's greatest all-rounder Jacques Kallis has figured out why his country's batsmen are struggling against Indian wrist-spinners

  • 'Bowlers missed their lengths'

    When a captain says his team were 10-15 runs short even after notching their highest total as Mahmudullah Riyad did yesterday after a score of 193 for five resulted in a four-wicket loss with 20 balls to spare, it does not bode well for future matches against the opposition.

  • Sri Lanka win first T20 by six wickets

    Sri Lanka win the first T20 with six wickets and 20 balls to spare to go up 1-0 in the two match series.

  • Zakir Hossain, Afif Hossain, Ariful Haque and Nazmul Islam Apu

    Four make debut as Tigers bat first

    Four new faces, in the form of Afif Hossain, Zakir Hossain, Ariful Haque and Nazmul Islam make their debut for the Tigers against Sri Lanka in the first T20.

  • Nepal in ICC WC qualifiers

    Young leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane led Nepal to a thrilling one-wicket win over Canada on Wednesday in the World Cricket League