We believe we can win: Mash

Mashrafe Bin Mortaza will return to action today after serving a one-match ban and the Bangladesh ODI skipper will certainly be hoping that his top-order batsmen show a resilient approach when they take on New Zealand in their second match of the tri-series at the Clontarf Cricket Club Ground in Dublin today. The Tigers skipperRead More

Mehedi, Imrul star in 134-run win

Imrul Kayes hit 92 and Mehedi Hasan starred with bat and ball as Bangladesh came out victorious in their second warm-up game on the tour of England and Ireland with a 134-run win over Sussex XI at the Central Cricket Ground in Hove yesterday. If any reminder was needed that this was a light-hearted practice game,Read More

‘Body language the biggest change’

On Bangladesh’s current tour of Sri Lanka, it is hard to get too far from the tour-opening Galle Test. Till date it was the only truly bad game that Bangladesh played, culminating in a collapse of five wickets in the first hour of the fifth morning on a surprisingly non-threatening fifth day pitch. But farRead More

Mash mayhem and Riyad riposte in vain

There are two roads that flank the Colombo Cricket Club ground — Maitland Place and Independence Avenue. Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza hit sixes into both thoroughfares during an astonishing 58 off 35 balls which included four fours and as many sixes, but the Tigers had left the surge too late as they lost theRead More

Aguero and Rojo return for Argentina against Chile

Manchester City’s Aguero gets his chance as Juventus forward Paulo Dybala is nursing a leg injury. Aguero will join Lionel Messi, Angel Di Maria and Gonzalo Higuain in a four-pronged attack in the team coach Edgardo Bauza named on Wednesday. Rojo, Argentina’s left back at the 2014 World Cup, has been playing regularly as aRead More

Five things Bangladesh got right in Colombo

Improved in-the-moment application Mehedi Hasan made two telling contributions to Bangladesh’s effort in the Colombo Test. His superb offbreak bowling removed Upul Tharanga and gave Bangladesh an important breakthrough on the fourth day. But it was on the fifth day when his presence of mind made an even bigger difference: Dilruwan Perera was becoming aRead More

We have a fair chance against Sri Lanka: Mushfiqur Rahim

Before leaving for Sri Lanka, Bangladesh Test captain Mushfiqur Rahim met the press at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Here is the full question-answers of the press conference. Do you think this is the best chance to win against Sri Lanka? Mushfiqur Rahim: Kind of. There is always chance, every series is a newRead More