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Video: You can't get more unlucky than Shahid Afridi
Video: You can't get more unlucky than Shahid Afridi

Afridi couldn’t imagine the way he got out This video is an example which shows that in cricket, a lot is dependent upon luck sometimes. Pakistani batting legend Shahid Afridi was a victim of one of the unluckiest dismissals ever in cricket. BOOM BOOM Afridi was not even allowed to stay on the crease for two minutes. The incident happened in Asia Cup 2012, in a match between the hosts Bangladesh and Pakistan. Afridi came to bat

Aug 4 2015
Bangladesh Captain Mushfiqur Rahim disappointed after Test series washout
Bangladesh Captain Mushfiqur Rahim disappointed after Test series washout

Mushfiqur Rahim won the Player of the Match in the washed out second test against South Africa Mirpur (Bangladesh), August 3 Captain Mushfiqur Rahim feels the weather denied Bangladesh a chance to learn much in the Test cricket series against South Africa. Six out of the 10 days in the two-match series were lost to rain after the second Test here was called off on Monday. Not even a ball was bowled in the last two days of the Chittagong Tes

Aug 3 2015
Bangladesh gain points in Test Cricket rankings
Bangladesh gain points in Test Cricket rankings

Bangaldesh earned six points after rain interrupted their two-match Test series against South Africa Mirpur (Bangladesh), August 3 Bangladesh have accumulated six points after the rain-marred cricket Test series against South Africa that ended in a draw. The second and final Test was called off on the fifth day due to the wet outfield at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on Monday after the first match suffered a similar fate. The ho

Aug 3 2015
2nd Test between Bangladesh and South Africa called off
2nd Test between Bangladesh and South Africa called off

The series ends in a draw The rain affected second Test between hosts Bangladesh and South Africa has been called off. The series thus ends in a 0-0 draw since the first Test was also drawn due to some rain interruptions.  Only 88.1 overs were possible throughout the Test, and all of them were bowled on the first day of the Test. The second, third and fourth days were all washed out due to persistent rain, but the weather was clea

Aug 3 2015
Rain frustrates Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah
Rain frustrates Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah

Rain washed out play on day 4 Mirpur (Bangladesh), Aug 2 (IANS)  Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah is irritated by the weather playing spoilsport in the Test series against South Africa. The two-match series is on the verge of a draw as rain washed away three consecutive days in the Test after having the final say in the first match in Chittagong, reports bdnews24.com. "It is naturally frustrating when play is abandoned three days

Australia vs Bangladesh series starting October 3
Australia vs Bangladesh series starting October 3

Bangladesh cricketers Shakib Al Hasan (2R) and Mustafizur Rahman (R) celebrate the dismissal of South Africa cricketer Simon Harmer during the first day of the first Test match between Bangladesh and South Africa/Getty   Early today, in an announcement from the Cricket boards of Australia and Bangladesh, it was revealed that Aussies will visit Bangladesh for a two-match test series starting October 3. The tour plan includes a

Aug 2 2015
Sri Lankan legend Sanath Jayasuriya gets emotional while paying his respects at  Army School, Peshawar
Sri Lankan legend Sanath Jayasuriya gets emotional while paying his respects at Army School, Peshawar

Sanath Jayasuriya offering his prayers at the memorial site of the school The former Sri Lankan batting mainstay Sanath Jayasuriya was visibly moved after visiting the Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan on Friday, last week. The  southpaw was in Pakistan for his stint as the cricket analyst for PTV during the recent Pakistan vs Sri Lanka cricket series. The school was the victim to a vicious attack by heavily armed militants. Thi

Aug 2 2015
BAN v SA, 2nd Test: Play on Day 4 has been called off due to rain
BAN v SA, 2nd Test: Play on Day 4 has been called off due to rain

It has been raining in Mirpur since Day 2 Unfortunately, the umpires have decided to suspend the day's play due to rains. The decision was taken after there was no improvement on the situation and the two umpires had to make a call quickly considering that the outfield wouldn't be ready even if the rain stops. The weather has been the same since Day 2, with play being called off for the past few days due to a re

Aug 2 2015
Virat Kohli excited about Sri Lanka tour, says he won't change his approach as batsman
Virat Kohli excited about Sri Lanka tour, says he won't change his approach as batsman

Kohli says he will continue to bat the way he has always done. Virat Kohli is set to lead the Indian team in his first full-fledged series as Test skipper and is excited about the challenge facing his young side. Speaking to bcci.tv, Kohli also opened up on his decision to play for India A and has picked the players he believes will make a big impact in Sri Lanka.  "It's basically my first full assignment as Test captain. In

Aug 1 2015
Soumya Sarkar must open in Test cricket to become Bangladesh's Virender Sehwag
Soumya Sarkar must open in Test cricket to become Bangladesh's Virender Sehwag

Soumya Sarkar bats during Bangladesh’s Test series against Pakistan earlier this year “Fear is death, fear is sin, fear is hell, fear is unrighteousness, fear is wrong life…and it is fearlessness that brings heaven in a moment.” It was the festive Boxing Day of 2003 when India were facing Australia. At the Melbourne Cricket ground. India were batting first and scored over 300 runs even before tea break had arrived.

Aug 1 2015
Soumya Sarkar speaks about converting to batting left-handed and new Bangladesh team spirit
Soumya Sarkar speaks about converting to batting left-handed and new Bangladesh team spirit

Soumya Sarkar bats during the Test series against India in June Prodigiously talented Bangladesh batsman Soumya Sarkar spoke about his cricketing influences, the new spirit in the Bangladeshi dressing room, and why he changed from being a right-handed batsman to being the classy left-hander that he is. The Daily Star reports that Sarkar said, “The batsmen who I have followed are Sourav Ganguly and Brian Lara. When I started playing c

Aug 1 2015
Stuart Law throws hat in the ring for the post of Indian coach
Stuart Law throws hat in the ring for the post of Indian coach

  Stuart eyes the coveted Indian coach’s post The current coach of Australia ‘A’, Stuart Law, has expressed his desire to be the next coach of Indian cricket team. Law was formerly the coach of Bangladesh. A stint of nine months which saw the minnows reach the final of Asia Cup. He has also worked previously in the capacity of the coach to the Sri Lankan team after World Cup of 2011. His CV from the point of vie

Jul 31 2015
Video: Teammates recall favourite Dale Steyn wicket
Video: Teammates recall favourite Dale Steyn wicket

Steyn – Pace like fire Yesterday morning, when Dale Steyn got Tamim Iqbal out in the initial overs of the second and final Test match of Bangladesh tour, he became the 13th bowler to take 400 Test wickets. Steyn’s celebration after picking up the scalp showed how much the achievement meant to him. He became only the second South African after Shaun Pollock to achieve this feat. More importantly, he became the joint  s

Jul 31 2015
BAN v SA, 2nd Test: Play on Day 2 has been called off due to rain
BAN v SA, 2nd Test: Play on Day 2 has been called off due to rain

Cyclones were reported in the Mirpur area Unfortunately, it is raining since morning in Mirpur and the umpires have decided to suspend the day's play. The decision was taken after the two on-field umpires made a quick call considering that the outfield won't get ready even if the rain stops. Weather for tomorrow also looks the same. Both the teams were in Hotel only as it was pouring down heavy since morning. Bangladesh will resume

Jul 31 2015
5 players who helped Bangladesh turn around their ODI fortunes
5 players who helped Bangladesh turn around their ODI fortunes

Bangladeshi tigers are roaring now You can call them “minnows”, but now they are the giant killers. The cricketing year 2015 is not just the year that will be forever remembered for the 11th ICC Cricket World Cup but also one that tells you the story of the epic dominance of Bangladeshi cricket. From a historical World Cup quarter-final appearance to back to back ODI series winning against the top crick

Jul 30 2015
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