Bangladesh

Big picture Bangladesh’s tour is one match away from derailing. After losing by big margins in the Tests, they were expected to be more competitive in the 50-over format. But South Africa strolled to the biggest 10-wicket win in the series opener. Bangladesh haven’t been undone by pace and bounce or fire and fury, but
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Ireland A 229 (Terry 65, Hider 2-40) v Bangladesh A 75 for 3 (Zakir 35*) No resultScorecard Barry McCarthy struck in consecutive overs Getty Images/Sportsfile Rain in Cox’s Bazar ruined the first one-day match between Bangladesh A and Ireland A. The interruption came with the game delicately poised: the home side were on 75 for 3
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Mustafizur Rahman suffered an ankle twist during training on Saturday, ruling him out of the first ODI in Kimberley on Sunday. Bangladesh manager Minhajul Abedin said that Mustafizur could be out for the rest of the tour. “Mustafizur twisted his ankle during the warm-up before training,” Minhajul, Bangladesh’s chief selector and team manager for this
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Bangladesh A 337 (Islam 108, Nazmul 69, McBrine 3-64, Dockrell 3-90) and 132 for 5 (Yasir 47*, Nurul 31, McBrine 4-63) beat Ireland A 255 (Simi 121, McBrine 57, Mahedi 3-47, Ebadat 2-26) and 213 (Shannon 90, Sunzamul 5-90, Mahedi 3-48) by five wicketsScorecard Bangladesh A celebrate their win with the trophy Raton Gomes/BCB Yasir Ali’s
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Bangladesh A 337 and 27 for 2 (McBrine 2-14) need another 105 runs to beat Ireland A 255 and 213 (Shannon 90, Sunzamul 5-90)Scorecard Making his international debut, Sunzamul Islam dismissed Ed Joyce for 46 Sportsfile via Getty Images Two late strikes by Andrew McBrine jolted Bangladesh A late on the third afternoon, leaving them with
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The BCB has announced it will hold its elections on October 31 at its headquarters in Dhaka. The election commission will announce the date for the president’s election after the October 31 election results are announced as the newly-elected directors will vote a president into power. But so far, none of the current board directors
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A few Bangladesh Premier League franchises are considering reviewing their squads for the 2017 tournament and are looking to sign players freed up by the postponement of South Africa’s T20 Global League. The franchises that have shown most interest in doing so are looking to replace those Pakistan players who will miss the first two
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Tier-1 Khulna Division and Rangpur Division played out a tame draw in a rain-affected match in Rajshahi. Batting first, Khulna were bowled out for 218 runs with Anamul Haque and Nahidul Islam hitting half-centuries. Ariful Haque and Suhrawadi Shuvo took four wickets each. Jahid Javed’s century then became the foundation of Rangpur’s 317 for 9
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Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim‘s statements about his decisions on winning the toss, and the team management telling him to field in the deep, has the BCB “concerned”, according to board president Nazmul Hassan. While no decision had been taken on Mushfiqur’s future as Test captain, Hassan said the board would look into the matter after
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South Africa 573 for 4 dec (Markram 143, du Plessis 135*, Amla 132, Elgar 113, Subashis 3-118) beat Bangladesh 147 (Liton 70, Rabada 5-33, Olivier 3-40) and 172 (Mahmudullah 43, Imrul 32, Rabada 5-30, Phehlukwayo 3-36) by an innings and 254 runs Kagiso Rabada completed the third 10-wicket haul of his 22-Test career, became the
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Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim has been taken to hospital after suffering a blow to his head on the third morning of the Bloemfontein Test. Although he looked shaken when the incident occurred, he batted on for another 40 minutes despite initial advice that he should be assessed. After the game, Mushfiqur confirmed that he had
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Stumps Bangladesh 147 (Liton 70, Kayes 26, Rabada 5-33, Olivier 3-40) and 7 for no loss (Kayes 6*) trail South Africa 573 for 4 dec (Markram 143, du Plessis 135*) by 419 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball details Kagiso Rabada hit the pitch hard AFP After South Africa’s batsmen crushed Bangladesh under a run-mountain, their pace bowlers blew
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Aiden Markram has developed a habit of making his girlfriend, Nicole, cry. Last week, when he was run out for 97 on debut, his long-time partner was spotted in the Senwes Park stands wiping away tears of disappointment. This week, when Markram banished 97 with a swat to fine leg, there were emotions on show
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Toss Bangladesh chose to bowl v South AfricaLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim chose to field first against South Africa in the second Test in Bloemfontein. Like he had said after winning the toss in Potchefstroom, he wanted his pace bowlers to take full advantage of the grass cover on the pitch,
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Bangladesh have included 20-year-old Mohammad Saifuddin in their ODI squad for the three-match series against South Africa later this month. The seam-bowling allrounder who made his T20I debut in April was earmarked for the senior team after an impressive run in the 2016 Under-19 World Cup. Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar,
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Big Picture This series is unlikely to be archived among the most compelling of our times but it is an important one. It pits a traditionally strong side that has been going through years of transition against an emerging one that has been steadily building over the same period. Unfortunately, the Potchefstroom Test only reinforced
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Nazmul Hossain Shanto will lead Bangladesh A in their only four-day match against Ireland A, which starts from October 11 in Sylhet. This is the side’s first assignment in two years, having last played in South Africa and Zimbabwe in September and October 2015. Shanto is one of the six cricketers in the squad with
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Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has been ruled out of the second Test against South Africa in Bloemfontein after aggravating a left thigh injury he sustained during the pre-series warm-up match in Benoni. Tamim played the first Test in Potchefstroom, scoring 39 and 0 in Bangladesh’s 333-run defeat. A scan after the first Test confirmed the
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Bangladesh’s batsmen should take inspiration from their performances in away Tests earlier this year before they go into the Bloemfontein Test against South Africa. This is Mahmudullah‘s prescription for his team to bounce back after their 333-run defeat in the first Test in Potchefstroom, where they were bowled out for 90 in the second innings.
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