Bangladesh national cricketers under Bangladesh Cricket Board payroll have requested for an increase in their salary, said a BCB official on Sunday. Naimur Rahman, the chairman of cricket operations department of the BCB, confirmed they received such a request from senior cricketers. ‘Yes, they have requested whether the board can increase their salary,’
Former Pakistan skipper Rashid Latif said on Friday that he was not surprised with the recent success of Bangladesh cricket team due to their long-term planning.
Rashid, the ambassador of Pakistan disabled cricket team, is currently in Dhaka for the five-nation international cricket tournament for the physically challenged
Australia may enter a transitional phase when they visit Bangladesh in October for two-Test series, but that gives the hosts no guarantee of success, chief selector Faruk Ahmed warned on Thursday.
Bangladesh, who are in great form of late, will fancy their chances against Australia at home after a successful run against Pakistan, India and South Africa.
Bangladesh Cricket Board’s decision to drop a Test match from the itinerary of home series against Zimbabwe in January raised quite a few eyebrows as the decision undermined the board’s core goal to establish the country as a top Test nation. Bangladesh and Zimbabwe were originally scheduled to play three Tests, five one-day internationals and three Twenty20 Internationals
Batting programme for bowlers starts
Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusinghe took an initiative to improve the batting skills of bowlers by designing a six-day long special batting programme ahead of the home series against Australia.
Pace bowlers Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Mohammad Shahid along with spinners Taijul Islam and Jubair Hossain joined the programme on Tuesday
The Bangladesh Cricket Board decided to reduce a Test match against Zimbabwe in the upcoming home series to help the Tigers prepare better for the ICC World Twenty20, said a BCB official on Monday.
Initially Bangladesh and Zimbabwe were scheduled to play three Tests and seven one-day internationals in January but BCB proposed to alter the itinerary
Twenty-seven-member elite squad of the Bangladesh Cricket Board began their four-week long conditioning camp at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Saturday for the forthcoming home series against Australia. National team trainer Mario Villavarayen conducted the camp without six cricketers — Test skipper Mushfiqur Rahim, Sakib al Hasan, Mashrafee bin Murtaza,
Ashes-wrecked Australia are looking forward to take a new strategy in their upcoming Bangladesh tour as chief selector Rodney Marsh indicated they will strengthen their spin attack during the two-match Test series against Tigers. The strategy could bring back 22-year old left-arm slow bowler Ashton Agar, who holds the record of highest individual innings of 98 batting
Bangladesh will go into the second Test match against South Africa looking to capitalise on their confidence given by their bowlers who bowled in tandem to put them in a comfortable position in the series opener in Chittagong. Bangladesh were forced to remain content with a draw after rain washed out the last two days of the match that they dominated first with the
Bangladesh will be confident going into the second Test match against South Africa in Dhaka as draw looks inevitable after rain washed out the fourth day’s play in the first Test in Chittagong on Friday.
Unless a dramatic improvement of weather, which has a very slim chance, a full 90 overs of play on the fifth day is very unlikely meaning the game is now all but over for both the
Rain washed out the fourth day’s play in the first Test between Bangladesh and South Africa on Friday, leaving the chance of a result bleak.
Match officials called off play at 1:25pm local time (07:25GMT) as rain continued to grow heavy at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in
Rain robbed Bangladesh of a chance to push South Africa harder in the first Test after it ate up nearly 25 overs of the third day in Chittagong on Thursday.
The Tigers recorded their highest score of 326 runs against South Africa to take a vital 78-run first innings lead and was then looking to take a few
Bangladesh believe they are still ahead in the first Test despite South Africa whittled down their first innings advantage to 17 at the end of third day’s play in Chittagong on Thursday.
Bangladesh’s bowlers failed to establish their authority in the second innings leaving South Africa unharmed in more than 21 overs they batted before bad light and light shower
South Africans are not thinking ahead and will try to play session by session in the last two days of the first Test match of two-match Test series against hosts Bangladesh in Chittagong.
South Africa conceded a lead of 78 runs in the first innings as Bangladesh replied their first innings total of 248 with a 326-run innings. At stumps on the third day, the visitors
Bangladesh were nicely poised in the first Test against South Africa at 179-4 before rain brought a premature end to the second day’s play in Chittagong on Wednesday.
The visitors threw everything at the hosts after Bangladesh bowled them out cheaply for 248 runs, but the batsmen successfully negotiated their bowlers to
Anyone familiar with Bangladesh cricket will think twice before calling them favourites in first Test against South Africa after they lost four vital wickets to score 179 runs in the rain-hit second day on Wednesday.
The Tigers collapsed from much better positions in the past to hand oppositions the advantage, a tendency which is partly responsible for their dismal record in
Bangladesh came out of their defensive mindset in Test match cricket to reap rich rewards, bowling out South Africa cheaply for 248 in the first innings, to seize early momentum in the first of the two-match Test series, in Chittagong on Tuesday.
The Tigers, much criticised in recent matches for playing with eight
Debutant pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman’s brilliant spell denied South Africa a chance to put a commanding total despite a promising start, said batsman Temba Bavuma after opening day’s play in the first Test.
South Africa, opting to bat first on a placid wicket, were bowled out for 248 runs as Mustafiz ripped through their innings with his 4-37, which included three wickets in the space of four balls in one
The success in one-day international series has eliminated the fear factor but Bangladesh will still be wary of the might of South Africa when they take on the visitors in the first Test of the two-match series in Chittagong today. The Tigers hit the egos of Proteas when they recorded a come-from-behind 2-1 win in ODIs and that too in a whipping manner that would make
For Mushfiqur Rahim it is almost embarrassing. The euphoria over one-day success overshadowed Bangladesh’s recent upward trend in Test cricket, leaving skipper Mushfiq in a bad taste.
As Bangladesh are preparing to take South Africa in the first Test today, the skipper made no attempt to hide his frustration, reminding all the success