Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Tigers throw it away

Zimbabwe win first T20I by narrow six runs Sakib al Hasan returned to his all-round best but Bangladesh wasted an opportunity to end their miserable run in Zimbabwe losing the first Twenty20 International by six runs at Bulawayo on Saturday. The Tigers seemed to be coasting to an easy win

Tigers eye T20 remedy

An out-of-sorts Bangladesh side would be keen to end their disastrous tour of Zimbabwe with their heads held high as they take on the hosts in the first game of the two-match Twenty20 international series at Bulawayo today. The tour has so far been a disappointing one for the

No panic as Tigers eye series

The Bangladeshi cricketers refused to press the panic button before taking on Zimbabwe in the do-or-die third one-day international today at Bulawayo as the three-match one-day series is all-square at 1-1. The tourists went 1-0 up after the first game with a crushing 121-run win before the home side crawled back to level the series ... Read more

Mominul struggles at one-down

Bangladesh are yet again encountering a crisis in the vital number three position in the one-day format after their experiment with left-handed batsman Mominul Haque backfired in the ongoing three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe. It was filled by the experienced Mohammad Ashraful

From outsider to spearhead?

Robiul Islam’s Man-of-the-Series performance in the Test series has made him the latest option available to the Bangladesh ODI side. In Zimbabwe, Bangladesh are on a quest to complete an unbeaten run in one-day series this season, having already defeated West Indies in December and drawn with Sri Lanka in March. If they can complete

More relief than joy

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim was more a picture of relief rather than joy at the post-match presentation ceremony after his unit pulled off a 143-run win over hosts Zimbabwe in the second Test match to level the series. Bangladesh had lost the first Test by a comprehensive

Inquest 2003 is perfect model

Tigers’ Zim Debacle Inquest 2003 is perfect model The direction that cricket in Bangladesh will take hinges on the board meeting immediately after the Eid vacation. After the ill-fated Zimbabwe tour, will the Bangladesh Cricket Board thoroughly examine the failure and thus take some measures to lift Bangladesh’s cricketing fortunes? Or will the same old ... Read more

Tigers wilt in Vitori heat

A miserable Bangladesh were nowhere near repeating history but the sensational Brian Vitori created his own at a nearly-packed Harare Sports Club yesterday. Zimbabwe now have a 2-0 lead in the five-match series, eclipsing the Tigers’ 188 by cruising to 191-7, a win by seven wickets with 35 balls in

From disappointment to disgrace

What initially looked like a minor blip has now turned into a major disaster as Bangladesh continued their losing streak on Zimbabwe tour with yet another heavy defeat in the second of the five-match ODI series in Harare on Sunday. Brian Vitori produced an extraordinary performance to take his second successive five-wicket haul

It’s crisis time now for Tigers, says Sakib

Bangladesh captain Sakib al Hasan admitted that crisis time had arrived for his team after the Tigers succumbed to a comprehensive seven-wicket defeat against Zimbabwe in the second one-day international match in Harare on Sunday. Bangladesh now face a must win situation to stay alive in the series after going down 2-0 in the