Heavy rain under the influence of monsoon lying low over North Bay of Bengal has threatened to ruin the first one-day international between Bangladesh and South Africa, scheduled today at Mirpur. Light rain started coming down in many parts of the capital on Thursday and continued to grow heavy as the day progressed. The Met office recorded 17mm rain from 6am to 3pm on
Expectations got the better of the Tigers yesterday in the first one-dayer against the West Indies at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. A defeat of 40 runs was a justifiable result as Bangladesh was erratic with the ball, slack in the field while ultimately the batsmen too flattered to deceive.
The energy and smartness of Tuesday’s Twenty20 win was missing even after Lendl Simmons
Smart cricket was found nowhere in Bangladesh’s approach as West Indies bounced back in the series with a comfortable 40-run victory in the first ODI of the three-match series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.
On a batting track, the home side’s bowling attack that included the slow bowlers, the main