Thursday, February 29, 2024

Hathurusingha appointed as Bangladesh cricket team head coach for second spell

Sports Desk : Chandika Hathurusighe has been appointed Bangladesh National Team Head Coach, confirmed Bangladesh Cricket Board through a press release on Tuesday. This will be the former Sri Lanka batsman’s second spell with the Bangladesh team which he had previously coached from 2014 to 2017. The 54-year old Hathurusighe has reached a two-year ... Read more

Tigers head coach Domingo to arrive tomorrow

Sports Desk : Russell Domingo, the head coach of Bangladesh, is scheduled to arrive in the country on Friday before the team departs on August 23 for the UAE to participate in the forthcoming Asia Cup.On August 30, Bangladesh will play Afghanistan in their opening game of the tournament, which is set to start ... Read more

SA favourites, says Hathurusinghe

Bangladesh have kept their feet firmly on the ground despite their recent success and are ready to face South Africa, coach Chandika Hathurusinghe said on Friday, ahead of the home series against the Proteas. The Proteas are relatively unknown opponent for Bangladesh, having never played the Tigers in any formats since 2011, which make the ... Read more

‘It is our Ashes’

Bangladesh’s Australian head coach Shane Jurgensen termed the rivalry between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh similar to the Ashes but asked his charges not to take any extra pressure on themselves ahead of the upcoming 33-day tour. ‘This is our Ashes,’ Jurgensen told New Age on Tuesday.

Jurgensen eyes SL success

Shane Jurgensen was pleasantly surprised to learn of the BCB’s decision to continue with him as Bangladesh’s head coach but knows he has a challenging assignment ahead. ‘I have a lot of feelings at the moment,’ he told ESPNcricinfo. ‘I am surprised, excited and honoured to be given the responsibility to look after the team. ... Read more

Hooper, Greatbatch run for Tigers’ coaching job

Former West Indies captain Carl Hooper and New Zealand opener Mark Greatbatch are among the candidates willing take up the job of Bangladesh cricket team’s head coach, officials said on Monday. The position fell vacant after Englishman Richard Pybus refused to continue because of a contract dispute with the Bangladesh Cricket Board

Law wants change of mindset

Stuart Law has called for changes in Bangladesh cricket, both on and off the field. The new coach of the Tigers who took over a week before the Zimbabwe tour commenced saw losses in the first five matches in charge before the two wins towards the end here at the Queens Sports Club that added ... Read more

Law not impressed with batting

Bangladesh’s new coach Stuart Law has asked his batsmen not to repeat the mistakes they made during the second warm-up match against the GP-BCB Academy in order to avoid trouble in the upcoming one-off Test and one-day series against Zimbabwe. Law, who watched the Tigers win the two-day match against the Academy team at the ... Read more

Law’s focus on teamwork

When Stuart Law met his new charges at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium yesterday, it was more than just smiles and handshakes. His brief with most of the national cricketers surrounding him centred on him being a hard, but fair guy. Later during his first official press conference, it was along a similar theme; the former ... Read more