Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Tigers devour Lions in epic battle

“One must desire something to be truly alive,” said a great novelist. The Bangladesh cricket team definitely was the perfect example of this belief after the way they bounced back against England in a dramatic and nail-biting game to keep their quarterfinals hopes alive in the ICC Cricket World Cup yesterday. The thrilling two-wicket victory ... Read more

Celebrations all over

Jubilant cricket lovers brought out victory processions and motorcycle rallies all over the country after Bangladesh cricketers snatched a sensational win against a strong England in the Group B match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on Friday. The capital Dhaka witnessed wild celebrations with thousands ... Read more

Sakib all praise for Shafiul

Bangladesh skipper Sakib al Hasan said he had lost the hopes of winning the game against England on Friday when they were eight wickets down with 57 runs still needed. ‘I thought we lost the game,’ Sakib said after the crucial two-wicket win. ‘But when Riyad [Mahmudullah] hit the winning runs, suddenly I realised we ... Read more

Bowlers do their part for Tigers

Bowlers gave Bangladesh a shot in the arm in their battle for World Cup survival when they restricted England to a modest 225 in a crucial Group B match in Chittagong on Friday. Coming from a horror show against West Indies when they were all out for their lowest ever one-day total of 58, Bangladesh ... Read more

Strauss blames dew for defeat

England captain Andrew Strauss blamed early evening dew for their Friday’s shock two-wicket defeat against Bangladesh which left their World Cup campaign in tatters. ‘There was a 20-over period where it was very, very bad,’ Strauss said at the post-match press conference. ‘Graeme Swann couldn’t grip the ball at all. I think there’s something not ... Read more

Make or break for Tigers

Hosts take on England today With Bangladesh taking on England today, is it all set up for a breathtaking game of cricket at the ICC Cricket World Cup? The question came to the fore since the most exciting games in the World Cup so far have involved England. All eyes will thus be fixed on ... Read more

A blessing in disguise!

The recent controversies surrounding him have come as a blessing in disguise for the team as it made the job easier for him to motivate the side, Bangladesh skipper Sakib al Hasan said on Thursday. Sakib grabbed the media attention for all the wrong reasons and was at the centre of a series of controversies ... Read more

Strauss scared of Tigers

Bangladesh may come out very hard on England to make up for their humiliating defeat against West Indies and to keep their quarter-final hopes alive, skipper Andrew Strauss warned his side. Bangladesh will go into the match knowing that a defeat would make tournament nothing but a mere formality having already lost two games badly ... Read more