Grieving Tamim hits record ton

Tamim Iqbal put his personal grief behind him to score a brilliant century to boost Bangladesh’s chance of achieving a draw in the first Test against Pakistan in Khulna on Friday.

PM announces cash reward of Tk 2cr for cricketers.

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday announced to present Tk 2 crore to Bangladesh cricket team for their outstanding performance in the recent World Cup and thrashing Pakistan in the one-day international series and outplaying them also in the lone T20 match.

Tigers pile on Pak miseries

Bangladesh filed more misery on visiting Pakistan after a clean sweep in one-day international series, inflicting a seven-wicket defeat on the visitors in the lone Twenty20 International in Dhaka on Friday. Sakib al Hasan and Sabbir Rahman slammed unbeaten half-centuries as the Tigers showed their batting depth to race to 143-3 in just 16.2 overs to post their maiden win over Pakistan in this format.

Tamim credits Cristiano for cryptic celebration

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal said on Saturday that the celebration after his century had nothing personal rather it was prompted by his favourite football star and current FIFA Ballon d’Or holder Cristiano Ronaldo.

Tigers break Pakistan jinx, finally

Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim became the first Bangladeshi pair to score a century each in the same innings as the Tigers ended their 16 years of wait for their second win over Pakistan in the first one-day international in Dhaka on Friday.

Tigers desperate to break Pakistan Jinx

Confident-looking Bangladesh are keen to end their losing streak against Pakistan when they take on the tourists in the opener of the three-match one-day international series today.

Superb Sabbir sinks Pakistan

Middle-order batsman Sabbir Rahman delivered a morale-shattering blow on Pakistan scoring a swashbuckling century to lead the Bangladesh Cricket Board XI to a thrilling one-wicket win over the visitors in their only practice match on Wednesday.

Rony called in for Pak series

National selectors have sprung a surprise on Wednesday by choosing opener Rony Talukdar ahead of Liton Das in the Bangladesh squad for the first two one-day internationals against Pakistan.

India to chase 329 for victory in Sydney semi-final

Steve Smith scored a brilliant century to lay a solid platform but Australia lost a string of wickets in the second half of their innings to finish with 328 for seven in the World Cup semi-final against India on Thursday. On a good Sydney Cricket Ground pitch in perfect weather conditions, the reigning champions will fancy their chances of overhauling the target of 329 and taking their place in Sunday’s final against New Zealand in Melbourne.

Tigers relish chance against India

The probability theory of mathematics is now very popular in the cricketing world as experts are busy using it to calculate Bangladesh’s chance of beating India in World Cup quarter-final on March 19. The theory is irrelevant in other three quarter-finals as everyone is aware that in a knock out contest there is nothing called favourites.