Toothless Tigers exposed, again

September 30, 2017

Two days of Test cricket exposed the inefficiency of Bangladeshi bowlers in overseas conditions once again as they failed to make an impact in the ongoing first Test against South Africa at Potchefstroom.
The hosts made the mockery of Bangladesh’s bowling to score 496-3 before they declared their first innings at the end of the second session on the second day at Senwes Park. Read more

Rain rules third round opener

September 30, 2017

Rain spoiled most of the opening day’s play of the third round of the National Cricket League that began in four separate venues on Friday.
Not a single ball was bowled in at least two venues on the opening day while matches held partially in two other venues. Dhaka were 132-4 against defending champions Read more

Tigers keep on wobbling

September 30, 2017

Bangladesh were facing an uphill task to avoid a defeat in the first Test against South Africa after they ended the second day on 127-3 at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom on Friday.
The Tigers still needed 169 runs to avoid the follow-on, having trailed the hosts by 369 runs in the first innings so far after South Africa declared their first innings on 496-3. Read more

Tigers off with ‘Super’ blunder

September 29, 2017

The first day of the first Test between Bangladesh and South Africa ended with no surprise as the Proteas batsmen left the visiting bowlers toiling in a batting friendly surface at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom.
The only excitement for Bangladesh fans about the match was limited to a pre-match drama when official broadcaster made a blunder about the starting Read more

‘Bittersweet’ birthday for U-18 hero Jafar

September 29, 2017

Bangladesh’s SAFF Under-18 Championship hero Jafar Iqbal celebrated his 18th birthday in a low-key manner on Wednesday after his heroic performance against hosts Bhutan went in vain.
Bangladesh failed to grab the title of the tournament despite Jafar’s two-goal helped the side beat hosts Bhutan 2-0 in their final match. Read more

Jr Tigers draw first blood

September 29, 2017

Bangladesh Under-19 team clinched a massive 145-run victory over Afghanistan Under-19s in the first match of their five-match youth one-day international series at the Sylhet International Stadium on Thursday.
Put into bat first, Bangladesh Under-19 team scored 222-9 in their 50 overs despite Towhid Hridoy scoring the only half-century for the side – 52 off 84 balls with four fours. Read more

Mushfiq believes in another ‘miracle’

September 28, 2017

Bangladesh Test skipper Mushfiqur Rahim said on Wednesday that they were confident enough to achieve another miraculous success by beating South Africa in the forthcoming two-Test series, starting today.
The Tigers have never registered a single win against the home side in a Test match both home and away and they suffered humiliating innings defeats in all four Tests Read more

Stokes included in Ashes squad after arrest

September 28, 2017

England all-rounder Ben Stokes was named on Wednesday in a 16-man squad for the Ashes tour to Australia after being arrested earlier in the week for an altercation outside a Bristol nightclub.
Stokes, England’s highest-profile cricketer and vice-captain of the Test team, was held on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm in the early hours of Monday and released Read more

Brilliant Bangladesh settle as runners-up

September 28, 2017

Bangladesh finished their inaugural SAFF Under-18 Championship on high thanks to their clinical 2-0 win over hosts Bhutan at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimpu on Wednesday.
Winger Jafar Iqbal came off the bench to score two stunning late goals to help Bangladesh break the shackle and secure their third win in the tournament in four matches. Read more

Imrul ready for the battle

September 27, 2017

Embattled Bangladeshi batsman Imrul Kayes expressed his confidence of performing well in the forthcoming Test series against South Africa, scheduled to start with the first Test at Potchefstroom on Thursday.
Imrul was struggling with his form and fitness since the series against New Zealand in January after scoring only 92 runs at 13.14 in four Test matches that he played. Read more

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