Saturday, September 30, 2023

Tigers eager to be Test-ed

A day after their demoralising four-wicket loss in the only practice match, the Tigers were keen to find avenues that could swiftly take them away from their plight. Chief among the problems faced is the belief among the batsmen after two rather poor efforts. In the first innings, the Tigers lasted 60.1 overs where most ... Read more

Tigers toil till the end

Tasamul Haque and Alauddin Babu nearly spoiled Tigers’ preparation for the Zimbabwe tour but their untimely dismissals gave the national side a narrow escape in their last practice match against GP-BCB National Cricket Academy yesterday. The Mushfiqur Rahim-led side finally won the game at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium by 40

Law not impressed with batting

Bangladesh’s new coach Stuart Law has asked his batsmen not to repeat the mistakes they made during the second warm-up match against the GP-BCB Academy in order to avoid trouble in the upcoming one-off Test and one-day series against Zimbabwe. Law, who watched the Tigers win the two-day match against the Academy team at the ... Read more

Tamim looks to make up for lost time

Bangladesh vice-captain Tamim Iqbal said on Saturday that it will take one or two more practice sessions for himself and skipper Sakib al Hasan to get up to the speed with the rest of the squad after missing a large part of the preparation camp for the tour of Zimbabwe. Tamim was away in England ... Read more

Sakib clears the air, finally

Beleaguered Bangla-desh skipper Sakib al Hasan finally came to terms with the fact that he has played it wrong by publicly criticising the selectors and not seeking a leave   before skipping training. Sakib cleared the smoke in a meeting with the selectors and Bangladesh Cricket Board chief executive officer Manzur Ahmed on Friday and said ... Read more