Ton-up Ashraful takes Gladiators to top-two

Mohammad Ashraful returned to his best to score his first ever Twenty20 century and guide Dhaka Gladiators to a six-wicket win over Khulna Royal Bengals in the Bangladesh Premier League in Dhaka on Monday.
Gladiators, riding on Ashraful’s unbeaten 103 from 58 balls, raced to 180-4 to confirm their top-two finish in league phase, which has an added significance because of the tournament

Read more

Kings gun down sorry KRB

Ryan ten Doeschate played a brilliant unbeaten innings of 95 runs from 61 balls to set up a crushing 89-run win for Chittagong Kings over Khulna Royal Bengals in the Bangladesh Premier League on Thursday.
Looked set for a disaster with 10-3, the Dutchman batted sensibly to take Kings to a respectable 156-5 before their bowlers produced a commanding performance for their third consecutive

Read more

Doeschate makes mark finally

Dutchman Ryan ten Doeschate finally made his mark in the Bangladesh Premier League when he scored a match-winning 95 runs for Chittagong Kings against Khulna Royal Bengals on Thursday.
Ten Doeschate, often hailed as Sachin Tendulkar of ICC associate member nations, was getting a start in every game that he played since making his BPL debut against Barisal Burners, but

Read more

Hodge, Azhar steer Burners to win

Half-centuries from Brad Hodge and Azhar Mahmood propelled Barisal Burners to a simple seven-wicket win over Khulna Royal Bengals, giving the struggling side some boost in Dhaka on Monday.
Set a simple target after their bowlers had restricted Royal Bengals to 145-7, Burners reached 148-3 in 17.5 overs for their most convincing win this season, which put them level on

Read more

Taylor leads Kings to crushing win

A change of captaincy has brought a change in fortune for Chittagong Kings as they raced to an eight-wicket win over Khulna Royal Bengals at the MA Aziz Stadium on Friday.
Brendan Taylor took over the rein from Mahmudullah and led the side from the front with his third fifty in the tournament as Kings made an easy ride to reach 137-2 after

Read more

Burners burn Royal Bengals

Khulna Royal Bengals added four new players to their line-up but could not change their fortune as Barisal Burners handed them their second defeat in the Bangladesh Premier League at Mirpur on Sunday.
Brad Hodge returned to lead the Barisal side after his Big Bash duty with Melbourne Stars and made an instant impact scoring 53 off 40 balls to orchestrate an eight-wicket win, Burners’ first in the

Read more

Gladiators thrash listless Khulna

Holders Dhaka Gladiators got off to a flying start in the Bangladesh Premier League when they thrashed a depleted Khulna Royal Bengals by 62 runs in the opening match on Saturday.
Half-centuries from Owais Shah and Anamul Haque steered Gladiators to a massive 204-4 before left-arm spinner Mosharraf Hossain claimed 4-9 to restrict Royal Bengals

Read more

Gladiators begin title defence against Royal Bengals today

Holders Dhaka Gladiators will kick off their title defence against a depleted Khulna Royal Bengals as action of the second Bangladesh Premier League begins today at Mirpur.
The match could turn into a one-sided affair after Khulna lost much of their strength, unlike their opponents, with the Pakistanis pulling out of the

Read more