Thursday, February 22, 2024

‘This is Tigers’ best T20 side’

Like Mashrafe Bin Mortaza who spoke on the subject the other day, chief selector Akram Khan also thinks that the current team is Bangladesh’s best T20 side. Most importantly, the former Bangladesh skipper believes that this team has started to figure out the nuances of cricket’s newest format. “It was not long ago that the ... Read more

The party begins

Sri Lanka face Zimbabwe in opening World T20 match The stage is all set for the ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka. The fourth version of the tournament will kick off with hosts Sri Lanka taking on Zimbabwe at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota today. There will be no glamorous opening ceremony ... Read more

‘Not just a T20 specialist’

Bangladesh-Ireland warm-up today The Bangladesh cricket team will play their second warm-up game against Ireland at the Moors Cricket Ground in Colombo today. The Tigers, who defeated Zimbabwe on Saturday, will leave for Kandy after today’s match, where they’ll face New Zealand on September 21. The team’s scheduled net practice session at the Premadasa stadium ... Read more

Shakib, Ashraful propel Tigers

A strong all-round performance by Shakib Al Hasan and a hard-hitting cameo by Mohammad Ashraful, which included three sixes and two fours, led Bangladesh to a 5-wicket win over Zimbabwe in their World T20 warm-up at the Colts Cricket Ground in Colombo yesterday. Chasing a target of 135, Bangladesh were in trouble in the second ... Read more

‘Anything is possible’

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim was optimistic about his side’s chances in the ICC World Twenty20 to be held in Sri Lanka from September 18. The wicketkeeper batsman emphasised two factors — his team’s good showing in this year’s Asia Cup in Dhaka and the right build-up to the mega tournament — while speaking at the ... Read more

Tigers reach Colombo

The Bangladesh cricket team reached Colombo yesterday after a long journey from Trinidad & Tobago to take part in the ICC World Twenty20. Mohammad Ashraful, who hit form in the quadrangular series in Trinidad and Tobago exuded confidence on arrival. “I feel I am hitting the ball well. I love Sri Lanka. I have some ... Read more