Sunday, April 21, 2024

Tigresses register maiden ODI win against India

Sports Desk : Bangladesh women’s cricket team registered their maiden one-day international victory as they beat their counterpart Asia Cup champions India by 40 runs in D/L method in the first ODI of the three-match one-day international series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Sunday. This was also Bangladesh’s first ODI win in the ... Read more

Tigers need collective approach

Sports Desk : After a lot of drama on and off the field since Tamim Iqbal’s retirement saga, Bangladesh’s seven-wicket win over Afghanistan in the last ODI was a relief for the Tigers’ camp, especially considering how the Tigers conceded the streak of three straight losses in the first two games in Chattogram. However, ... Read more

Shakib back in top 10 ODI bowling rankings

Sports Desk : Premier Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has moved up three places to return into the top 10 of the ICC ODI bowling rankings. The left-arm spinner took four wickets in the three-match ODI series against Afghanistan. His compatriot Liton Das, who took charge of captaincy for the final two ODIs, moved ... Read more

Tamim’s captaincy continuity still not clear

Sports Desk : The ODI series ended 2-1 in favour of Afghanistan after Bangladesh’s seven-wicket win in the dead rubber third and final match yesterday and the conclusion of an important series ahead of the Asia Cup and World Cup will now see the Tigers turn their attention to preparations for those events. Key ... Read more

Tigresses concede series after agonising defeat

Sports Desk : Despite valiant efforts from the bowlers and skipper Nigar Sultana Joty with the bat in hand, Bangladesh women’s team suffered an agonising eight-run defeat against their Indian counterparts in the second T20I at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today. India women’s team won a low-scoring thriller by eight runs in ... Read more

Tigers win a consolation victory

Sports Desk : Shoriful Islam breathed fire in the third ODI against Afghanistan at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury (ZACS) Stadium on Tuesday. A career best four for 21 allowed Bangladesh to avoid defeat and retain their seventh place in the ICC ODI rankings by winning the game by seven wickets. The southpaw wreaked havoc on ... Read more

Rangpur Riders rebrand as Atlanta Riders to compete in US Masters T-10 League

Sports Desk : The former Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) champion team, Rangpur Riders, has announced their participation in the upcoming US Masters T-10 League, a new cricket tournament organised by USA Cricket. In a strategic partnership with the US cricket team Atlanta Fire, Rangpur Riders has rebranded themselves as Atlanta Riders, reads a press ... Read more

Bangladesh lose second ODI by 142 runs

Sports Desk : Bangladesh lost the second ODI by 143 runs against Afghanistan at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Saturday. The emphatic win sealed a maiden ODI series win for the visitors against Bangladesh as they took a 2-0 lead, with the third and final ODI to take place at the ... Read more

Ian Bishop rejoices upon Tamim’s return

Sports Desk : Tamim Iqbal reversed his decision of retirement on Friday afternoon after a meeting with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The meeting also involved former captain and now Member of the Parliament Mashrafe Mortaza and the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan. Tamim will take a “mental break” of a month ... Read more

Tamim withdraws retirement decision after meeting with PM

Sports Desk : Just a day after announcing his retirement from international cricket, Bangladesh batter Tamim Iqbal decided to withdraw his decision after meeting the Prime Minister on Friday afternoon. The cricketer, who announced his shock retirement from all forms of international cricket on Thursday, confirmed reporters about returning to playing international cricket after ... Read more

Tamim is still our ODI captain: BCB president

Sports Desk : Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Papon said that the board still considers Tamim Iqbal as their ODI captain and that it will wait and hope for a change of heart from the opener, who had shocked the nation earlier on Thursday with the news of his retirement from international ... Read more

Tamim’s shock retirement makes players emotional

Sports Desk : Tamim Iqbal’s national team’s colleagues became emotional after the ace opener announced his retirement from International cricket with immediate effect, bringing an end to his 16-year long stellar career. They remembered how Tamim gave them unwavering support in the national team. “Would like to thank Tamim today for all the support ... Read more

Tamim Iqbal announces retirement from international cricket

Sports Desk : Bangladesh one-day international skipper and veteran opener Tamim Iqbal announced his retirement from international cricket on Thursday. ‘Yesterday’s match was the last of my international career. I am retiring from international cricket which is effective from now,’ Tamim said at a press conference in his home town Chattogram. ‘I tried my ... Read more

Naim, Afif, Taskin return to Bangladesh ODI squad against Afghanistan

Sports Desk : Afif Hossain and Naim Sheikh made it to the national team as the national team announced Bangladesh’s 15-man squad for the upcoming ODI series at home against Afghanistan on Saturday. Joining Afif and Naim was pacesetter Taskin Ahmed, who missed the last series against Ireland due to injury, are also making ... Read more

Bangladesh crushes Afghanistan by 546 runs in one-off Test

Sports Desk : Bangladesh crushed Afghanistan by 546 runs on the fourth day of their one-off Test to secure the format’s biggest victory margin by runs in nearly 90 years at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Saturday. Taskin Ahmed was peak of Bangladesh bowlers in the second innings with 4-37 while Rahmat Shah top-scored ... Read more

Liton confident of playing on grassy surface

Sports Desk : Liton Das, Bangladesh’s substitute captain in Shakib Al Hasan’s absence in the one-off Test against Afghanistan, is keen to test their skills on a green-top wicket and says he is confident of upholding the challenge and winning the Test. The Test that begins on June 14 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, ... Read more

Women cricketers see pay rise

Sports Desk : Bangladesh Cricket Board President Nazmul Hassan Papon announced Monday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium that the board has significantly increased the salaries and match fees of women cricketers. Nigar Sultana and Co would have a pay ceiling of Tk1,00,000, with a Tk50,000 minimum. The eighth board meeting of the BCB also ... Read more

Shanto nominated for ICC Player of the Month

Sports Desk : Najmul Hossain Shanto’s superb form got recognition when he found a place in the three-member shortlist for ICC Player of the Month for May. He will have to compete with Pakistan captain Babar Azam and Ireland’s Harry Tector for the prestigious award. Shanto’s prolific series against Ireland at Chelmsford earned him ... Read more