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Australia beat Pakistan by 21 runs in World T20


Australia beat Pakistan by 21 runs in their World Twenty20 Super 10 stage match in Mohali on Friday to stay on course for the semi-finals and eliminate their opponents from the tournament. Australia skipper Steven Smith struck an unbeaten 63 off 43 to steer Australia to 193-4, before James Faulkner took five wickets, including two off consecutive deliveries in the ... Read More »

Taskin returns home Friday

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Bangladesh's young sensational first bowler Taskin Ahmed returns home today (Friday), after Taskin Ahmed's suspension from bowing in international cricket has been upheld by a judicial commissioner following a review hearing, source cricket website. Earlier, on March 19, Taskin was suspected for illegal bowling action. For this, he has been suspended from international cricket temporarily, BSS reports.The Bangladesh Cricket Board ... Read More »

Black Caps now favorites for title


WELLINGTON: The Black Caps’ undefeated march to the World Twenty20 semifinals means the side that international pundits initially dismissed as “a lesser team” are now tournament favorites, New Zealand media said Wednesday. The New Zealanders seized their place in the final four with a 22-run win over Pakistan in Mohali on Tuesday, adding to a string of scalps that already ... Read More »

Tigers conjure a heartbreak


Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah combined have played 391 games in the shorter versions of the game. And they were perhaps the most experienced batsmen that Bangladesh had to stroke those two runs off the last three balls to create a small piece of history at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore yesterday. But then minds went on vacation and the ... Read More »

Tigers fall short by one run


India kept their hopes of semis alive after they came out in front by one run against a spirited Bangladesh in the Super Ten clash of ICC WT20 2016 at Bangalore under the lights. Gross errors of judgment from Mushfiqur and then Mahmudullah with two runs required from three balls handed the match to India on a silver platter. Tigers ... Read More »

Tigers keep India down to 146


Mustafizur picked his second wicket in the last over when his full and straight delivery sent Jadeja’s stump on a cartwheel! Jadeja swung his bat for 12 runs from 8 balls. Mahmudullah gave Tigers their sixth wicket of the match in the 17th over when Yuvraj’s top edge was caught by Al Amin at short third man. Yuvraj managed only ... Read More »

Taskin to reassess bowling action


The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that Bangladesh ace pacer Taskin Ahmed’s suspension from bowling in international cricket has been upheld by a judicial commissioner.It means that the Tiger cricketer will have to reassess his bowling action by applying to the ICC.The announcement came after the judicial commissioner conducted hearing of the review petition filed by Taskin. Meanwhile, confirming ... Read More »

Khawaja leads Aussies to victory over Bangladesh 


BANGALORE: Usman Khawaja hit a quick-fire half century to help Australia to a thrilling three-wicket victory against Bangladesh in their World Twenty20 clash in Bangalore on Monday. The left-handed opener smashed 58 off 45 balls as Australia successfully chased down Bangladesh’s total of 156 for 5. The victory puts Australia’s bid for a first ever World T20 trophy back on ... Read More »

Tigers go down fighting


A depleted Bangladesh cricket team put up good fight before going down by three wickets to Australia in their second match of the ICC World Twenty20 Super-10 in Bangalore on Monday. The Tigers came into the game without suspended bowlers Taskin Ahmed and Arafat Sunny and an in-form batsman Tamim Iqbal, yet made their 156-5 nearly a winning total on ... Read More »

Hurting Tigers face smarting Aussies today


After a one-day washout followed by a Test snub, the Tigers will finally have their first sight of the mighty Australia in the glamorous ICC flagship event at a neutral venue today. The first game for Bangladesh against the Aussies after almost two years will commence in Bangalore's M Chinnaswamy Stadium at 8pm BST. Bangladesh's new avatar as a limited-overs ... Read More »

Saqlain, Shuvagata join Bangladesh team in India


Saqlain Sajib and Shuvagata Hom have flown to India to join the Bangladesh national cricket team at Bangalore as replacements for left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny and pacer Taskin Ahmed in the ICC WT20 2016.Confirming the matter,  BCB sources said that as Arafat Sunny and Taskin Ahmed were suspended on Saturday from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect after an ... Read More »

BCB ‘will fight’ against Taskin’s ban, ICC knocked


Unhappy over Taskin Ahmed’s ban, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has knocked the International Cricket Council (ICC) hoping for a positive response in the matter.“We don’t have any reason to be satisfied with Taskin’s report,” BCB President Nazmul Hasan Papon told journalists in Gulshan this afternoon.Papon said that he spoke to ICC chairman Shashank Manohar in the issue and filed the ... Read More »

Saudi, Iran clubs told to find neutral venues


KUALA LUMPUR: Asia’s football body on Wednesday told teams from Saudi Arabia and Iran to find neutral venues to contest their games in the AFC Champions League because of diplomatic tensions between the two countries. Matches between Saudi and Iranian clubs were rescheduled for the end of the group stage in the hope that relations would improve after a flare-up ... Read More »

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