Monday, December 11, 2023

Toss dictates day’s talks

Lankans, Kiwis thrash minnows New Zealand decimated Kenya in Chennai and Sri Lanka did a similar job on Canada in Hambantota as the ICC Cricket World Cup rolls into other two host nations yesterday. But fans here in Bangladesh were still reeling from Saturday’s defeat to India by 87 runs at Mirpur’s Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium ... Read more

Sehwag, Kohli put Tigers down

India attained their twin objectives of confirming their status as tournament favourites and exacting a revenge on their upstart neighbours when they defeated Bangladesh by 87 runs in the World Cup opening match on Saturday. Opener Virender Sehwag made Bangladesh skipper Sakib al Hasan regret his decision

Sehwag makes Sakib pay for toss blunder

Virender Sehwag made Sakib al Hasan regret his decision to field by cracking a superb century to lift India to a massive 370-4 in the opening World Cup match in Dhaka on Saturday. The sell-out crowd at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium and millions of fans watching the match on television were stunned, to say the ... Read more

Sakib has no regrets

Skipper Sakib al Hasan had no regret in taking to the field first after winning the toss in the opening match of the World Cup at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Saturday. India amassed a huge 370-4 in 50 overs with Virender Sehwag and Virat Kohli taking full advantage of a placid batting wicket each ... Read more

Cricket rules

All eyes on Mirpur as Bangladesh take on favourites India in World Cup opener today The wait is over. The battle begins today. Normally in every tournament, the final is billed as the match to watch. But when Bangladesh will take on India in the opening match of the ICC Cricket World Cup at the ... Read more

‘Just another game for us’

Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan tried to tone down the hype of today’s opening match of the World Cup, terming it as just another game in international cricket. While the Bangladesh perspective of the game has been billed as an attempt to ‘repeat history’ and the Indian one is being dubbed a ‘revenge mission’ by ... Read more