Visiting South Africa signalled their intent when they thrashed Bangladesh Cricket Board XI by eight wickets in their lone Twenty20 warm-up match of the tour at Fatullah on Friday. Fierce bowling, backed up by agile fielding and athleticism in the deep, helped the side rattle the second string Bangladeshi team for 99 runs in 18 overs before they romped to 101-2 in 12 overs.
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Fans run riot at Fatullah, 3 injured
Three children received minor injuries on Friday when crowd hustled into the Fatullah stadium to see the warm-up match between visiting South Africa and Bangladesh Cricket Board XI. The entry was free for the game which had prompted many local people to flock to the stadium in their hundreds to see World Cup semi-finalists South Africans in action against
‘The defeat will shake us up’
The five-run defeat against Ireland in the last warm-up match before the ICC World Twenty20 will be a wake-up call for the side, said Bangladesh all-rounder Sakib al Hasan on Monday.
Chasing 165 runs for victory win, Sakib’s blistering 28-ball 52 made Bangladesh the favourites until the last 10 overs of the game but lack of contribution from the middle-orders
Ireland down Tigers in last T20 warm-up
Bangladesh failed to sign off their preparations with a win as they went down by five runs to Ireland in their thrilling last warm-up match before the ICC World Twenty20 on Monday.
It was a sweet revenge for the Irish side, who lost all their three T20 matches at home against Bangladesh in July, after they rode on Paul Stirling’s 71 to post a challenging
Nasir steals the show in warm-up match
Nasir Hossain’s scintillating unbeaten century went in vain as Green XI defeated Red XI by 137 runs in the two-day match of national cricket team ahead of their Zimbabwe tour at the GP-BCB Academy ground on Sunday.
Nasir, one of the four uncapped players in the 23-member preliminary squad, overshadowed his fellow Tigers with a superb 101off 124 balls but rued lack of support from the other players as Reds were
Misbah, Shehzad tons help Pak pile big score
Dhaka: Opener Ahmed Shehzad and middle order Misbah-ul-Haque capitalised on Bangladesh’s wayward fielding to full effect as they guided Pakistan to an indomitable position in the warm-up match at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. Both of them ended up with tons after surviving from easy catches to help Pakistan recover from the shaky start. And later an explosive batting