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The controversy surrounding Bangladesh's 'fake surge' to No.5 in ODI rankings
The controversy surrounding Bangladesh's 'fake surge' to No.5 in ODI rankings

Are Bangladesh cricket team trying to shake off history too hastily?It has been an eventful week in Bangladesh. Cricket fans in the country woke up to the happy tidings this Monday that their national team would surge up to No.5 in the ICC ODI rankings when the updated list is released on May 1. However, most of them have been brought down to earth since then.However much historically significant it would be if Bangladesh were to gain the 5th&nbs

Apr 29 2016
Australia look to tour Bangladesh in next year to revive 2015's postponed tour
Australia look to tour Bangladesh in next year to revive 2015's postponed tour

The Australians are looking forward to touring Bangladesh next year.Australia are keen to visit Bangladesh next year for their two-Test tour which was postponed in 2015 on security concerns.Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and Cricket Australia (CA) are considering July and September for the series, subject to security clearances, reports bdnews24.com."We've had discussions offline with the Bangladesh Cricket Board. They know and understan

Apr 28 2016
Bangladesh - Ireland - New Zealand ODI tri-series set for 2017
Bangladesh - Ireland - New Zealand ODI tri-series set for 2017

Action during the Bangladesh – New Zealand game during the 2015 World Cup.Bangladesh are set to play a tri-nation One-Day series against hosts Ireland and New Zealand prior to the Champions Trophy next year.The teams will play two matches each in the series. The dates and venues are yet to be confirmed, but the series is likely to be held in May 2017, reports bdnews24.com."Our discussion with Ireland is almost in the final stages. The

Apr 28 2016
5 embarrassing records of MS Dhoni
5 embarrassing records of MS Dhoni

Dejected Indian players after losing the second ODI match against BangladeshMahendra Singh Dhoni has achieved tremendous glory for his country as an individual cricketer and as a captain. He has already achieved some staggering records which speak volumes about his success.The 34-year-old has led India to two World Cup titles in two different formats. He was the captain of the Indian team when they won the inaugural T20 World Cup held in South Af

Apr 28 2016
Donald to join Australia as interim bowling coach
Donald to join Australia as interim bowling coach

South Africa's bowling coach Allan Donald looks on during a training session before Thursday's third cricket test match against England at Lord's cricket ground in London August 14, 2012. REUTERS/Philip Brown/FilesMELBOURNE (Reuters) - Former South Africa fast bowler Allan Donald will join Australia as their bowling coach for their tour of Sri Lanka, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Thursday.The appointment was not permanent, the organisation added

Suspect-action concerns continue for bowlers in the Dhaka Premier League
Suspect-action concerns continue for bowlers in the Dhaka Premier League

Mohammad Saifuddin is an all-rounder for the Bangladesh U-19 teamMohammad Saifuddin, a Cricket Coaching School (CCS) player, is the fifth player to be reported for suspected bowling action in the Dhaka Premier League. It is a club level List A cricket tournament in Bangladesh played every year. It was recognised as a list A tournament starting from the year 2013-14.Some of Saifuddin’s deliveries were a cause of concern f

Apr 27 2016
Bangladesh Cricket Board plans to keep Mustafizur Rahman away from injuries
Bangladesh Cricket Board plans to keep Mustafizur Rahman away from injuries

Mustafizur is currently playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPLBangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan has said keeping bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman fit and healthy is their top priority. The young pacer has had little rest after the World Twenty20, and is currently playing for the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League where he has been in impressive form, reports bdnews24.com.With a packed domestic and interna

Apr 26 2016
Mustafizur Rahman talks about his idol, his best friends at Sunrisers Hyderabad, his natural talent
Mustafizur Rahman talks about his idol, his best friends at Sunrisers Hyderabad, his natural talent

Mustafizur Rahman has carried his sparkling form into the IPL as wellOne of the biggest stars in the cricketing firmament at the moment is Bangladeshi medium pacer Mustafizur Rahman. The 20-year-old soft-spoken bowler has been enjoying a phenomenal debut season in the IPL for Sunrisers Hyderabad as well, managing to rack up 50 dot balls out of the 120 deliveries he has bowled till now.Also read: SRH vs RPSG vs Live Streaming Online: IPL 2016

Apr 26 2016
Mustafizur Rahman can bring about a revolution in Bangladesh cricket: Mashrafe Mortaza
Mustafizur Rahman can bring about a revolution in Bangladesh cricket: Mashrafe Mortaza

Mustafizur Rahman has been a big in the IPL this season.Bangladesh One-Day International captain Mashrafe Mortaza believes left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman can revolutionise cricket in the nation if he plays for 10 or more years.The 20-year-old has taken international cricket by storm and is presently plying his trade for the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL). But Mortaza also says that the youngster is not a machine and must

Apr 25 2016
Dhaka Premier League: Soumya Sarkar looks to find form in the tournament
Dhaka Premier League: Soumya Sarkar looks to find form in the tournament

Soumya Sarkar didn’t have a good time in the World T20.Swashbuckling Bangladesh southpaw Soumya Sarkar hopes to return to form in the familiar atmosphere of the Dhaka Premier League.It was Soumya's superb show for title holders Prime Bank in the 2014-15 season which earned him a spot in the Bangladesh cricket team , reports bdnews24.com.His arrival in Bangladesh's fold had ended their long search for a suitable opening partner for T

Apr 24 2016
Chief selector Inzamam urges patience as Pakistan rebuild
Chief selector Inzamam urges patience as Pakistan rebuild

Pakistan's cricket players pay respect to Inzamam-ul-Haq (C) on the fifth day of their second test cricket match against South Africa at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore October 12, 2007. REUTERS/Zahid Hussein/Files LAHORE (Reuters) - Former Pakistan cricket captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has called for patience as he begins his new role as chief selector and says there is no quick fix to solving the side's problems.Pakistan rose to number two in the test ran

Apr 19 2016
Rubel Hossain claims to have invented a new delivery, the 'Butterfly'
Rubel Hossain claims to have invented a new delivery, the 'Butterfly'

Rubel Hossain is aiming to make his international return with this new delivery in his armouryBangladesh fast bowler Rubel Hossain has been out of action for about five months with a knee injury. He last featured in the Bangladesh Premier League  in December where he played 6 matches for the Sylhet Super Stars.His last international action for Bangladesh came against South Africa in the ODI series in July. Rubel has now completed the road to

Apr 17 2016
ICC World T20 2016: Mahmudullah says his senseless mistake was the prime reason for loss against India
ICC World T20 2016: Mahmudullah says his senseless mistake was the prime reason for loss against India

Mahmudullah said he will be more careful in the future if such an occasion arrives againA few matches into the IPL season, the hangover of the World T20 2016 simply refuses to fade away. While the West Indian players are on a high after ending the tournament as deserving champions, teams which got knocked out in close encounters are still finding it tough to get over the disappointment.The most disappointing and incredible defeat was pe

Apr 13 2016
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Mahmudullah says Bangladesh's defeat to India hard to forget
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Mahmudullah says Bangladesh's defeat to India hard to forget

Mahmudullah in action in the ICC World T20The dust may have settled after Bangladesh's painful defeat to India in the World Twenty20 but the painful memory still haunts senior batsman Mahmudullah.The 30-year-old all-rounder bemoans missing out on the "huge opportunity" to beat the 2007 champions in their own backyard, reports bdnews24.com.Mahmudullah, who led the Prime Bank to Dhaka Premier League title last season, will play for Sh

Apr 13 2016
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Mashrafe Mortaza reveals Bangladesh team skipped dinner after loss to India
ICC T20 World Cup 2016: Mashrafe Mortaza reveals Bangladesh team skipped dinner after loss to India

The Bangladesh skipper has divulged that none of his teammates had dinner that nightBangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza has revealed that he and his teammates skipped dinner after their heart-wrenching 1-run defeat against India in a Super 10 game in the ICC T20 World Cup 2016.Mashrafe, who is currently on a holiday in Kashmir, interacted with the local youngsters there. Mashrafe has been an inspirational skipper for Bangladesh and it was un

Apr 12 2016
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