Bangladesh

9:18 AM ET Mohammad IsamESPN Bangladesh’s selectors were left with hard decisions to take ahead of Sunday’s squad announcement for the T20Is against Afghanistan in India next month. Most of their selections will be based on the performances in the Nidahas Trophy that was played in Sri Lanka in March. Imrul Kayes, Abu Jayed, Ariful
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The Bangladeshi general election, to be held later this year, could result in a postponement of the 2018-19 season of the Bangladesh Premier League. The tournament was originally expected to begin in October this year. But Ismail Haider Mallick, member secretary of the BPL’s governing council, said on Wednesday that providing security would be challenging,
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5:26 AM ET Mohammad IsamESPN As the Bangladesh team consultant, Gary Kirsten‘s first order of business will be to help the BCB finalise on a head coach. BCB president Nazmul Hassan said on Monday that Kirsten is looking at the three candidates shortlisted by the board, to determine who would be the perfect fit. Hassan
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South Africa 169 for 4 (Wolvaardt 70*, Lee 44, Tul Kubra 3-37) beat Bangladesh 166 for 9 (Rumana 74, Sultana 53, Ismail 3-17) by six wickets Shabnim Ismail roars after taking a wicket Getty/ICC South Africa’s bowling prowess came to the fore once again as their new-ball tandem of Shabnim Ismail and Marizanne Kapp took five
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10:46 AM ET Mohammad IsamESPN Kalabagan Krira Chakra’s players have met the BCB chief executive Nizamuddin Chowdhury, informing him that they are yet to be paid their dues for playing in this season’s Dhaka Premier League. Following the pre-season players’ draft, the BCB had instructed the clubs to pay the players 25% of their fees
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11:01 AM ET Peter Della PennaCricket Close Peter Della Penna is an American cricket journalist who also writes for ESPNcricinfo.com and DreamCricket.com. Since 2010, he has penned the USA entry in the Cricket Round the World section of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack.Follow Peter on Twitter @PeterDellaPenna West Indies are set to host Bangladesh for three T20 internationals
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8:38 AM ET Mohammad IsamESPN The Bangladesh Cricket Board has expressed disappointment at Cricket Australia’s decision to cancel their bilateral series in Australia later this year because the tour was not commercially viable. Nizamuddin Chowdhury, the BCB chief executive, said that boards like CA were expected to host teams regardless of the tour’s appeal to
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6:22 AM ET Mohammad IsamESPN Mushfiqur Rahim has impelled Bangladesh to employ caution against Afghanistan’s spinners when the two teams meet each other next month. Afghanistan are set to host Bangladesh for three T20 internationals before their historic maiden Test, against India, and Rashid Khan and Mujeeb Ur Rahman are set to feature significantly in
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10:10 PM ET Mohammad IsamESPN Bangladesh’s 2017-18 season ended with good news – the move up to No. 8 gave them their highest ranking in Test cricket. But their performance over the last eight months from August to March highlight four areas that need immediate attention. A leadership void Many would justifiably claim that Mashrafe
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A high-scoring draw in Rajshahi, between Central Zone and East Zone, closed out this season’s Bangladesh Cricket League. Liton Das and Abdul Mazid struck double centuries while Shadman Islam, Afif Hossain and Mohammad Saifuddin made hundreds. Batting first, Central Zone posted 546 with Mazid making 205 off 246 balls with 22 fours and eight sixes.
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3:59 AM ET Mohammad IsamESPN Ahead of Bangladesh’s tour of South Africa, ODI captain Rumana Ahmed lost both her new bats. An Australian sports outlet had given them to her when she went to the WBBL earlier this year. A couple of days before the team’s flight to Johannesburg, Rumana called Tamim Iqbal and asked
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8:13 AM ET Mohammad IsamESPN The long-delayed decentralisation of Bangladesh cricket is closer to reality. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced plans to start running academies outside Dhaka by the middle of this year. The academies are part of an expansive board plan to form regional cricket associations; a model has always existed only
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Mohammad Mithun and Mosaddek Hossain hit centuries to help South Zone secure a draw against Central Zone, after they had conceded a 111-run first-innings lead in Rajshahi. After being sent in, South Zone collapsed to 191 all out in 49.5 overs, with only opener Fazle Mahmud (40) passing 30. Seamer Ebadat Hossain and left-arm spinner
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6:59 AM ET Mohammad IsamESPN The BCB will review its decision to punish Fear Fighters Club and Lalmatia Club, their players, coach and manager, after they admitted to losing Dhaka Second Division Cricket League games on purpose as a form of protest against alleged biased umpiring. The matches produced two of the most bizarre scorecards
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