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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 the two on-field umpires made a quick call considering that the outfield won't get ready even if the rain stops. Weather has been the same since Day 2, with play being called off for the past few days due to a reported cyclone in the city. Bangladesh will resume the pla

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

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
South Africa take control on day 1 as Bangladesh lose out on advantage
South Africa take control on day 1 as Bangladesh lose out on advantage

Bangladesh finished with 246 for 8 Bangladesh failed to capitalise on an excellent start as they ended the first day of the second Test against South Africa at 246 for the loss of 8 wickets. The day started off brilliantly for the Proteas as Dale Steyn picked up his 400th wicket in Test Cricket when Tamim Iqbal edged behind. He became only the second South African and the second joint fastest alongside Richard Hadlee to achieve this fe

Jul 30 2015
Stats: Fastest to 400 Test wickets
Stats: Fastest to 400 Test wickets

Dale Steyn is congratulated by his teammates after picking up his 400th Test wicket Dale Steyn joined the illustrious 400-Test wickets club after he dismissed Tamim Iqbal in the 2nd Test match between Bangladesh and South Africa which got underway at Mirpur today. He completed the feat in his 80th Test match, the same as the great Sir Richard Hadlee. Only Muttiah Muralitharan has been quicker to achieve the landmark with the Sri

Jul 30 2015
BAN vs SA, 2nd Test: Match preview
BAN vs SA, 2nd Test: Match preview

Mustazifur – The man in form The South Africans have not lost an away series since 2006, when under a relatively inexperienced captain, a rebuilding side lost 2-0 to the then perhaps invincible Australians. The Proteas were even trounced in the limited-overs leg of that tour, losing 5-3. They find themselves in an eerily familiar situation now, having failed to adapt to alien conditions, and having lost the ODI series 2-1. Bangla

Jul 30 2015
Bangladesh look to give their best in last Test
Bangladesh look to give their best in last Test

Bangladesh dominated the first Test Mirpur (Bangladesh), July 29 (IANS) Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal says the cricket series against South Africa will be one of the best if they can maintain their all-round performance until the end in the last Test here. Bangladesh had a rough start but improved after losing two Twenty20 Internationals and the first One-Day International (ODI). The hosts turned the table on the Proteas by beating the four

Jul 29 2015
We will show why we are No.1 in Test cricket: Morne Morkel
We will show why we are No.1 in Test cricket: Morne Morkel

Morkel is confident about the second Test against Bangladesh Mirpur (Bangladesh), July 29 (IANS) After a disappointing performance in the first Test match against Bangladesh, South African fast bowler Morne Morkel is confident that the Proteas can return to their best form in the second Test which starts at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium here on Thursday. "It's time for us now to step it up a bit and show why we are the No.1 team

Jul 29 2015
Bangladesh keen to carry confidence into last Test
Bangladesh keen to carry confidence into last Test

Imrul kayes plays a shot during the second day of the first Test between Bangladesh and South Africa Mirpur (Bangladesh), July 29 (IANS) Bangladesh are looking to make the most of the confidence they gained from the drawn Chittagong Test to face South Africa in the last cricket match of the month-long tour. In Chittagong, the hosts restricted the Proteas to just 248 in the first innings and then scored 326 to take a 78-run lead before rain

Jul 29 2015
Stats: Tillakaratne Dilshan breaks into the 10000 club
Stats: Tillakaratne Dilshan breaks into the 10000 club

Tillakaratne Dilshan – Getting better with age As soon as Angelo Mathews won the toss and decided to bat first, all eyes were set on the opener Tilakaratene Dilshan, who was just 55 runs away from reaching the 10,000 runs milestone. He didn’t upset the crowd too, reaching the new height and becoming the fourth Sri Lankan to ever score 10,000-plus runs in an ODI career. The home team, Sri Lanka restore their pride by winning the

Jul 27 2015
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