Monday, December 11, 2023

Tigers’ Dutch demolition

So, sanity has been restored. There were no heart stopping or topsy-turvy moments, and more importantly there were no roller-coaster rides that have been associated with the Tigers in the tournament, as they comfortably posted a six-wicket victory over the Netherlands to take a bold step towards the quarterfinals of the ICC Cricket World Cup yesterday. ... Read more

Tigers’ Dutch test today

With half the equation out of their control, Bangladesh are expected to do their bit against minnows Netherlands in their fifth Group B game of the ICC Cricket World Cup in a day game at the Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium here today. A win against the Netherlands would help the Tigers immensely in their quest for ... Read more

Tigers aim to win big

Bangladesh will face minnows Netherlands today with an aim to take two points and improve their run-rate to give them a chance of progressing to the knockout stage of the World Cup. A mere win may not be enough for Bangladesh as they are currently lagging far behind in terms of net run-rate compared to the ... Read more

Records win matches?

Pop quiz: Which is the only team to have a 100 per cent ODI record against Bangladesh? The answer is not Australia, England or India but good old Netherlands. The Dutch are now in town to play the World Cup Group B game against the Tigers and while the record could be treated as a ... Read more

Eng survive Dutch scare

England overcame a shoddy performance in the field and a wonderful hundred from Holland’s Ryan ten Doeschate to avoid a shock defeat at the start of their World Cup campaign. Andrew Strauss (88) and Jonathan Trott (62) did most to help their team home by six wickets with eight balls to spare – statistics which ... Read more