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5 unsung heroes from the previous edition of ICC World T20
5 unsung heroes from the previous edition of ICC World T20

There are impact players, players who steal the show by their genius, and then there are those players who quietly go about their business and contribute equally to the team's cause. Yet these players do not get the required attention and praise they so richly deserve. These are the unsung heroes of any team. During the course of the 5 World T20s, there have been players who have contributed immensely to the success of their team, but their th

Mar 16 2016
Reliving previous opening matches from World T20s
Reliving previous opening matches from World T20s

Chris Gayle scored a hundred in the very first World T20 gameThe ICC World T20 2016 would kick off on March 15 with the hosts India set to take on New Zealand at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur.While Idia would look to continue their excellent form in T20I and beat New Zealand for the first time in the shortest format of the game, the Kiwis would try to upset the hosts and begin the tournament on a high.Over the years, in the pre

Mar 14 2016
Sanath Jayasuriya to lead World XI side against Nepal in charity match for earthquake relief
Sanath Jayasuriya to lead World XI side against Nepal in charity match for earthquake relief

Sanath Jayasuriya and Venugopal Rao are among the World XI side slated to take on Nepal Sri Lankan legend Sanath Jayasuriya will captain the World XI side which will play against Nepal in the fundraising match at Kinrara Oval in Malaysia on August 9th – the proceeds of which will go to a relief fund for victims of the earthquake in Nepal earlier this year. The World XI team is a mixture of current and former players, with th

Aug 3 2015
The greatest Bangladesh XI of all-time
The greatest Bangladesh XI of all-time

After winning the ODI series against neighbours India and Pakistan, many are optimistic about the future of Bangladesh. With supremely talented players like Soumya Sarkar and Mustafizur Rahman stamping their authority, the future does indeed seem bright for the Tigers. However, it hasn’t been an easy journey. After years of struggle in the pits of mediocrity, where humiliation was the scent of the air, this team has been forged. This team

Jul 6 2015
New ODI rules bring relief to Bangladesh bowlers
New ODI rules bring relief to Bangladesh bowlers

Bangladesh bowlers have been on a golden run in 2015 Dhaka, June 30: The decision of the International Cricket Council (ICC) to change One-Day International (ODI) rules on field restrictions has brought relief to Bangladeshi bowlers. At its annual conference in Barbados, the ICC made a number of changes to the 50-over format, including the scrapping of batting powerplays. Among them, the requirement to deploy catching fielders within the 3

Bangladesh's Mustafizur Rahman mesmerises with record wicket haul
Bangladesh's Mustafizur Rahman mesmerises with record wicket haul

Mustafizur Rahman Mirpur (Bangladesh), June 22 (IANS) Bangladesh's teenage fast bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman has stormed into the record books with his fiery cutters that left the Indian batsmen flummoxed in Bangladesh’s den. The 19-year-old tore through the much-vaunted Indian batting line-up to become the first player to pick up 11 wickets in his first two One-Day Internationals (ODIs). With two successive five-wicket hau

Jun 22 2015
10 times an unfancied bowler tore through a top batting side
10 times an unfancied bowler tore through a top batting side

A good bowler is always expected to make a dent in the batting lineup of the opposition and usually can deliver when the team expects him to. But there have been numerous occasions in the past, where a bowler, following the real life example of David and Goliath has rattled a quality batting side, even when the odds were stacked heavily against the former. Here’s a look at 10 such top moments: 10. Ken MacLeay vs India

Jun 18 2015
Left-arm spinner Saqlain Sajib breaks Bangladesh record for best bowling figures in first-class cricket
Left-arm spinner Saqlain Sajib breaks Bangladesh record for best bowling figures in first-class cricket

Saqlain Sajib (Image Courtesy – Bangladesh Cricket Board) 25-year-old left-arm spinner Saqlain Sajib broke the Bangladesh record for best bowling figures in a first-class innings with his 9/82 for Bangladesh A on Sunday. In the first of the two unofficial Test matches against Zimbabwe A, the Asian bettered compatriot Abdur Razzak’s 9/84 registered in their country’s National Cricket League in&

Sep 15 2014
World T20: Bangladesh vs India - Meek hosts face a resurgent India
World T20: Bangladesh vs India - Meek hosts face a resurgent India

Yuvraj Singh’s form has been a worrying issue for an in-form Indian team Many similarities have been drawn between last year’s Champions trophy and current World T20, with India’s chances to do well being bleak in lead up to the mega events. But surprisingly, India has been the most dominant team in both events, albeit with only 2 matches been played in T20 World Cup in Bangladesh. When a team is doing well, its shortcomings are highl

Mar 28 2014
This day in history: 15th June
This day in history: 15th June

Oliver Kahn was born on this day in 1969 Football 1975: Pele debuted for the New York Cosmos, scoring one goal and assisting another in a 2-2 draw with the Dallas Tornado. 1969: Birth of Oliver Kahn, former German football goalkeeper, who is considered as one of the most successful German players ever. His individual contributions have earned him four consecutive UEFA Best European Goalkeeper awards, three IFFHS World’s Best Goalkeep

Jun 15 2013
Samuels jumps to sixth spot in ICC rankings
Samuels jumps to sixth spot in ICC rankings

Dubai - West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels continued to make rapid movement in the ICC T20 International player rankings, reaching sixth spot in the latest list released on Tuesday. In the rankings, which were released after the one-off match between Bangladesh and the West Indies in Dhaka, Samuels moved up 13 places to sixth position with a career-best ratings point of 723. Samuels was declared the man of the match for his 43-ball 85 not out a

Dec 11 2012
Ton-up Samuels helps West Indies beat Bangladesh
Ton-up Samuels helps West Indies beat Bangladesh

DHAKA (AFP) – Marlon Samuels hit a fighting century to help the West Indies stage a comeback in their one-day internationals series against Bangladesh with a five-wicket win in the third match in Dhaka. Marlon Samuels hit a fighting hundred to help the West Indies stage a comeback in their one-day internationals series against Bangladesh with a five-wicket win in the third match in Dhaka on Wednesday. The 31-year-old Jamaican notched a 1

Dec 5 2012
Bangladesh thump West Indies in first one-dayer
Bangladesh thump West Indies in first one-dayer

KHULNA, Bangladesh (AFP) – Bangladesh cricketer Tamim Iqbal scored a half-century during the first one-day international between Bangladesh and The West Indies at The Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on November 30. Bangladesh beat the West Indies by seven wickets in the first one-day match in Khulna on Friday. Tamim Iqbal and Naeem Islam scored half-centuries while Sohag Gazi took four wickets as Bangladesh beat the West Indies by sev

Nov 30 2012