Monday, December 11, 2023

Absolutely Awesome

Terrific Tigers produce supremely premium stuff to thump down 9-wicket defeat on strong South Africa; clinch one-day series Who says bowlers should have all the fun? Ask Soumya Sarkar and Tamim Iqbal, and they will tell you that that opening period of the second innings, when they literally demolished one of the best bowling attacks ... Read more

Tigers add another feather in the cap

Bangladesh added another big scalp to their tally in an already successful year flattening South Africa by nine wickets to win the three-match one-day international series 2-1 in Chittagong on Wednesday. The Tigers faced little trouble to achieve the revised target of 170 runs after the bowlers did a tremendous job to restrict the Proteas ... Read more

Tigers eye bigger scalp in decider

As country’s biggest festival Eid-ul-Fitr approaches fast, Bangladesh cricket team stand with a chance to add an extra colour to the celebration when they take on South Africa in the series deciding third and final one-day international in Chittagong today. The Proteas and the Tigers are currently locked at 1-1 in three-match series after they ... Read more

Time to seal a dream 2015

Series-deciding 3rd ODI today Chandika Hathurusingha dropped his crutches on the ground, cautiously stretched his right foot forward and, with an imaginary bat in his hands, kept playing straight drives in front of Tamim Iqbal just as the left-hander was about to begin his batting session in Chittagong yesterday. The effort taken by the coach, ... Read more

Luck on Tigers’ side?

With a series victory in sight, the Tigers probably wouldn’t have preferred any other ground than the one that they will be playing on today. Yes, it is true that they seem to have built their fortress at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur lately, but that should not overshadow the series of positive results ... Read more

Tigers up against history in Ctg

A rejuvenated Bangladesh cricket team is facing the prospect of changing their history when they take on South Africa in the series deciding final one-day international in Chittagong on Wednesday. The Tigers are yet to clinch a three-match one-day international series after falling behind in the first match despite creating several chances in the past at ... Read more

Tigers’ win comes as no surprise to SA

Like many other cricket pundits South African cricket team is not labeling their massive defeat against Bangladesh in their second one-day international on Sunday as an upset instead hailed their opponents for a brilliant performance. For many years whenever Bangladesh win a match or two there is a tendency to demean their achievement and the complacency

Bangladesh beat South Africa by 7 wickets 

Bangladesh’s participation in Champions Trophy confirmed It was not a full house at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium yesterday. But the half-packed audience at Bangladesh’s home of cricket in Mirpur witnessed a turnaround that only suits a team affectionately called Tigers. With their back against the wall after three demoralising defeats including the first one-dayer that ... Read more

Tigers return to brilliant best

Bangladesh returned to their brilliant best with bat and ball to post an emphatic seven-wicket win over South Africa and square off the three-match series in Dhaka on Sunday. Opener Soumya Sarkar hit an unbeaten 88 while Mahmudullah added 50 as Bangladesh raced to 167-3 with more than 22 overs in hand after the bowlers dismissed ... Read more

Puzzled BCB chief summons ‘experts’

Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Saturday summoned the members of the technical committee to discuss the problems of national cricket team following their series of defeats against South Africa. The BCB formed the technical committee in January comprising six former national cricketers Jahangir Shah, Athar Ali Khan, ASM Faruque, Ishtiaque Ahmed,

Proteas look to wrap up series

Visiting South Africa will be looking to seal the three-match one-day international series against Bangladesh when they take on the Tigers in second match in Mirpur today. South Africa thrashed Bangladesh by eight wickets with a clinical performance in the first game on Friday and a similar show will give them the series with a game ... Read more

Debutant Rabada tames Tigers

Kagiso Rabada left Bangladesh stunned with a hat-trick on debut to set up a crushing eight-wicket win for South Africa in the rain-hit first one-day international in Dhaka on Friday. Rabada ripped hearts out of the Tigers’ batting line up to finish with 6-16, the best ever haul by a debutant, which helped the Proteas ... Read more

When good-looking innings not good enough

Top-order batsman Soumya Sarkar’s lack of big score continued as he faltered once again after making a good start in the opening one-day international against South Africa on Friday. Soumya departed for 27 just when he looked to have settled down successfully with his four sweetly timed boundaries. But he opted to end his innings

Tigers confident ahead of ODIs

Bangladesh will go into the three-match one-day international series against South Africa as confident despite losing both Twenty20 internationals, said batsman Tamim Iqbal said on Wednesday. The Tigers looked firm to grab their opportunity against the Proteas in the ODIs, their most favourite of all three formats, where they are enjoying a memorable run since ... Read more

Bangladesh a win away from CT

Bangladesh will begin their three-match one-day internationals campaign against South Africa with one eye on ICC Champions Trophy 2017 as they need to win one game against the visitors to retain pre-series points, said an ICC press release on Wednesday. The battle for the final two available places in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 will ... Read more

Mclaren expects a tough series

South Africa’s one day specialist Ryan Mclaren said on Wednesday that the three-match one-day international series to start on Friday at Mirpur would be a tough assignment for them as they would have to face the spirited Tigers in their own den. The 32-year-old ambidextrous player, who joined late with his team only to play ... Read more

Junior Tigers blow SA away

On the day when Bangladesh national team surrendered against South Africa in Dhaka with wayward cricket, the junior Tigers played most sensible and solid cricket to clinch a thumping eight wicket victory in their first Youth one-day International match at Durban on Sunday. Young openers Joyraz Sheik and Pinak Ghosh made 135 runs from 31.3 ... Read more