Forget about Sakib al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal. The two cricketers that left Indian media more curious before Thursday’s quarter-final are not even Mashrafee bin Murtaza or Mahmudullah.
He is barely able to run without a grimace, wears a brace to hold up his creaking knees and walks gingerly between overs, but Mashrafee bin Murtaza refuses to give up on Bangladesh at the World Cup.
‘Predictably unpredictable’ Pakistan face Proteas test
Tamim Iqbal came agonisingly close to scoring Bangladesh’s first World Cup century as his side completed a six-wicket win over Scotland in their Pool A clash at Saxton Oval in Nelson on Thursday.
Former Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim was hurt in his right thumb while batting in the net during a training session at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Tuesday.
England opener Moeen Ali produced a stream of delightful drives to reach his second one-day international century in the cricket World Cup Pool A match against Scotland at Hagley Oval on Monday.
Tropical storm Marcia made the landfall on Friday, causing less damage than it was anticipated, but it did little to lessen the threat it was posing to today’s Bangladesh-Australia match at Brisbane.
Continuous rain under the influence of cyclonic storm Marcia has suspended the Bangladesh-Australia World Cup match in Brisbane on Saturday.
Mashrafee bin Murtaza led Bangladesh from the front to 105-run victory over Afghanistan as Bangladesh got off to a winning start in the World Cup 2015 in Canberra on Wednesday.
Cricket’s version of a gladiatorial streetfight will play out today when defending champions India take on arch-rivals Pakistan in a high-voltage World Cup clash at the Adelaide Oval.