Bangladesh

Bangladesh 306 for 7 decl. and 235 for 9 decl. (Sabbir 67, Kayes 51, von Berg 4-77) drew with Cricket South Africa Invitational XI (von Berg 62, Hamza 60)Scorecard Sabbir Rahman sweeps over short leg Getty Images Sabbir Rahman notched up his second fifty of Bangladesh’s warm-up match against CSA Invitational XI on the third day.
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A majority of the Bangladesh bowlers had a good outing on day two of their tour match against Cricket South Africa Invitation XI in Benoni. All the frontline bowling options took at least one wicket each with seamers Mustafizur Rahman and Subashis Roy particularly showing good control. Resuming from an overnight 21 for 1, the
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Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim and Sabbir Rahman settled in with half-centuries on the first day of Bangladesh’s three-day warm-up game in Benoni. The tourists are taking on a CSA Invitation XI made up mostly of academy players and those who could not find their way into the opening round of franchise fixtures. Playing their first
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Bangladesh pacer Rubel Hossain will travel to South Africa on Thursday night, after receiving security clearance from the South African authorities. Rubel had been barred from travelling with the Bangladesh team on Saturday, as the airlines refused to issue his boarding pass. “The security clearance of Rubel has arrived and he will be taking the
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Tier 1 Rain in Cox’s Bazzar meant that play was possible only on the second day in the match between Dhaka Division and Barisal Division. Play was eventually called off early on the fourth day with the game predictably ending in a draw. The second day, which allowed 90 overs, saw opener Rony Talukdar (121)
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Shakib Al Hasan felt he deserved a break from the expectations of performing consistently in Tests for the last ten years. He said he had informed his family last month about his plans of asking the BCB for a six-month break after the home series against Australia. The BCB granted him a shorter break, during
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The BCB has granted Shakib Al Hasan the break he had requested from Test cricket, but for a shorter duration than the six months he had asked for. Shakib will be allowed to rest during Bangladesh’s tour of South Africa, which begins later this month, though Akram Khan, the BCB’s cricket operations chairman, has said
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Shakib Al Hasan has been playing international cricket since August 2006 and has missed only seven of Bangladesh’s 58 Tests since his debut. One of the complaints Bangladesh fans often have is that their side plays far fewer Tests than other teams, which makes Shakib’s decision to take a break from the format surprising. But
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Shakib Al Hasan has submitted a letter to the BCB requesting a break from Test cricket for six months. The board will discuss the matter on Monday afternoon, hours before it is scheduled to announce the South Africa-bound Test squad. ESPNcricinfo has learned the BCB has taken the matter seriously and is considering giving Shakib
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Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan has made a recommendation to the selectors by asking them to consider Anamul Haque as an opening option for the South Africa Test series later this month. Anamul last played a Test three years ago and fell out of favour with the Bangladesh team management after a slow
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