Sunday, May 26, 2024

SA sweep Tigers with simple win

Bangladesh put yet another erratic batting display to suffer a 31-run defeat in the second Twenty20 International against South Africa, conceding the two-match series 0-2, in Dhaka on Tuesday. A debutant leg-spinner and unheralded left-arm spinner proved to be more than handy for the Tigers, who did a fair job with the ball to restrict ... Read more

Tigers pay for hesitation in batting

Lack of partnership and hesitation in making the shots cost Bangladesh the second Twenty20 international against South Africa, said skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza after a 31-run defeat on Tuesday. Bangladesh collapsed to 138 all out replying to South Africa’s 169-4 in the face of an in experienced South African attack that saw a debutant leg-spinner ... Read more

Mashrafee blames irresponsible batting

Of South Africa’s all qualities, the one thing that did not intimidate Bangladesh is their spin bowling. And this is where they faltered in the first Twenty20 international as the visitors recorded a crushing 52-run at Mirpur on Sunday. Bangladesh skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza said his batsmen’s inability to handle South African spinners proved to ... Read more

Proteas never doubted win

South Africa were confident of earning a win against Bangladesh in the opening Twenty20 international despite putting 148 runs as condition favoured them more than their opposition, said batsman Rilee Rossouw on Sunday. South Africa folded Bangladesh for a meagre 96 runs to record a crushing 52-runs after posting a modest 148-4 on a slow ... Read more

Fearless Tigers face Proteas today

Bangladesh promised to continue fearless cricket that earned them success in abundance in the recent matches when they take on South Africa in the first of the two Twenty20 internationals in Dhaka today. The match will begin at 1:00pm at Sher-e-Bangla National stadium and will be televised by GTV, Bangladesh Television and Star Sports-2. Bangladesh ... Read more

Tigers to bank on anonymity again

South Africa’s little knowledge about Bangladesh can be a deciding factor in the upcoming home series against Tigers, said skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza on Saturday ahead of two Twenty20 Internationals. Bangladesh never played South Africa in any format since the 206-run loss in World Cup 2011 at home when the Tigers were dismissed for 78 ... Read more

Du Plessis hails new no-ball rule

South Africa’s Twenty20 captain Faf du Plessis on Saturday welcomed the new cricket rule which allows free hits after all kinds of no-balls in limited-over games. The new rule will come in effect today when South Africa play Bangladesh in the first of the two Twenty20 internationals at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. Besides the no-ball ... Read more

Sohag back for SA T20

Uncapped Jubair in for injured Taskin Selectors on Wednesday recalled off-spinner Sohag Gazi and added leg-spinner Jubair Hossain in Bangladesh’s 14-man squad for the two Twenty20 internationals against visiting South Africa scheduled in next week. Sohag did not play for Tigers since he was suspended from bowling for a flawed action in October last year. ... Read more