Saturday, September 30, 2023

BCB names squad for T20 World cup

Bangladesh Cricket Board on Thursday announced a 15-member squad for the forthcoming Twenty20 World Cup, scheduled to be held in UAE and Oman from October 17 to November 14. There were no surprises as all the members from the Tigers’ squad in the ongoing New Zealand T20I series and their five-match T20I series against Australia ... Read more

Bangladesh seal maiden T20 series win over New Zealand

After a scintillating bowling display from spinner Nasum Ahmed and left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman, contributions with the bat from Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah Riyad and opener Mohammad Naim helped the Tigers register a convincing six-wicket victory over New Zealand in the fourth T20I at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium inMirpur today

Tigers eye series win in 3rd T20I against NZ

Bangladesh national cricket team is looking forward to carry on their winning streak against New Zealand as the hosts take on the visitors in their third of the five-match Twenty20 series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium today. With already 2-0 up in the series, the Tigers can register their maiden T20 series win over the ... Read more

Tigers set to get back to grind

Following a short break after their historic 4-1 T20I series win over Australia last week, the Tigers are all set to return to a busy schedule within the next few days. The cricketers are scheduled to start optional individual training at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur from today, but Mushfiqur Rahim started training a few days back. Selectors ... Read more

2 Years Of BCB Committee : Professionalism still a far cry

The current elected committee of the Bangladesh Cricket Board will complete its two years today feeling fortunate as the on-field success of national cricket team provided a cover for its many failures. The committee, which was elected on October 10, 2013, had had a turbulent time in its first year at the office when it ... Read more

Tigers want pay hike

Bangladesh national cricketers under Bangladesh Cricket Board payroll have requested for an increase in their salary, said a BCB official on Sunday. Naimur Rahman, the chairman of cricket operations department of the BCB, confirmed they received such a request from senior cricketers. ‘Yes, they have requested whether the board can increase their salary,’

New-look NCL starts today

National stalwarts to star for respective division The 17th edition of country’s premium first-class competition, National Cricket League, will start today in four venues under a new format, with eight participating teams splitting in two tiers. Defending champions Rangpur will take on Dhaka Metropolis at Shaheed Chandu Stadium in Bogra while Khulna will host Dhaka at ... Read more

Two-tier NCL begins Friday

Country’s premium first-class tournament, the National Cricket League, will begin on Friday through a revised format that will see eight participating teams splitting in two tiers. Walton will be the title sponsor of the league that is said to have lost some of its gloss in the recent years due to lack of competitiveness. Under the ... Read more

Bangladesh’s success surprises Latif little

Former Pakistan skipper Rashid Latif said on Friday that he was not surprised with the recent success of Bangladesh cricket team due to their long-term planning. Rashid, the ambassador of Pakistan disabled cricket team, is currently in Dhaka for the five-nation international cricket tournament for the physically challenged

Unusual and inspiring day of cricket

Cricket enthusiasts and Bangladesh Cricket Board officials had an unusual outing at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Friday as they witnessed a six-a-side cricket match involving physically-challenged cricketers. US Embassy in Dhaka organised the match to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act of the United States.

Test cut for T20s raises eyebrows

Bangladesh Cricket Board’s decision to drop a Test match from the itinerary of home series against Zimbabwe in January raised quite a few eyebrows as the decision undermined the board’s core goal to establish the country as a top Test nation. Bangladesh and Zimbabwe were originally scheduled to play three Tests, five one-day internationals and three ... Read more

Tigers look to wag tails

Batting programme for bowlers starts Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusinghe took an initiative to improve the batting skills of bowlers by designing a six-day long special batting programme ahead of the home series against Australia. Pace bowlers Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Mohammad Shahid along with spinners Taijul Islam and Jubair Hossain joined the programme on Tuesday

BCB Determined To Follow Calendar : Domestic cricket will go ahead sans Tigers

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is determined to complete the domestic tournaments as per schedule without waiting for the participation of national players, said a senior official on Monday. BCB’s cricket operations committee announced a draft of domestic calendar after a coordination meeting with the other relevant committees. According to the