Imrul Kayes stroked an unbeaten half-century to guide Bangladesh to a six-wicket ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 win over the Netherlands that piles the pressure on England ahead of their final group game.
By dismissing the Netherlands for 160 and then reaching 166 for four in reply, Bangladesh have put themselves in position to qualify for the quarter-finals should...
England off-spinner Graeme Swann has been fined ten percent of his match fee after being found guilty of breaching the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Code of Conduct.
He was charged with a Level 1 offence during his side's two-wicket defeat to Bangladesh, the breach relating to 'using language or a gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting during an international match'.
Cricket TV - A look back at the latest action from the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, which saw Bangladesh take their second win of the competition, beating England in a nerve-jangler by two wickets after the West Indies had seen off Ireland's challenge with a 44-run victory.
England's World Cup of down-to-the-wire finishes continued as they were found wanting against Bangladesh, who inched their way to a two-wicket win in Chittagong with an over to spare.
Bangladesh bounced back from their horror show performance against the West Indies, when they crumbled to 58 all out, to bowl England out for 225 before reaching 227 for eight with six balls remaining.
Scotland will begin their 2011/12 ICC Intercontinental Cup campaign when they play the Netherlands from 21st to 24th June in Aberdeen.
The revamped competition will see the top six Associate teams as well as two other sides - yet to be decided - compete against each other with Scotland bidding to go one better than last time out when they finished as runners-up to Afghanistan.
Cricket TV - A review of day 14 of the Cricket World Cup 2011, which proved to be a short one as New Zealand made light work of the challenge posted by Zimbabwe and Bangladesh then disappointed their fans by being dismissed for just 58 in their match against the West Indies.
Bangladesh tumbled to a score of 58 all out on their way to a humiliating nine-wicket loss at the hands of the West Indies in a woefully one-sided ICC Cricket World Cup Group B match in Mirpur.
Their innings lasted just 18.5 overs and it took the West Indies just 12.2 overs to knock off the runs required and take their second win of the competition.
Bangladesh held their nerve to defeat Ireland by 27 runs and take their first victory of the Cricket World Cup in a low-scoring but gripping encounter in Dhaka.
Ireland gave themselves a strong chance of producing the first upset of the competition by bowling out hosts Bangladesh for 205 before they were themselves dismissed for 178.
Cricket TV - John Pennington and Amit Masram continue their preview of the Cricket World Cup 2011, looking at the squad and chances of Bangladesh. In 2007, Bangladesh beat India, Bermuda and South Africa as they made the Super Eight stage. This time around, with more experience, hopes are high although much will rest on their opening match against India on 19th February.
Bangladesh served further notice of their strength at home as they dismantled Canada to take a convincing nine-wicket victory in a 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup warm-up match in Chittagong.
Tamim Iqbal blasted 69 in 50 balls as Bangladesh raced to 113 for one after having bowled Canada out for just 112.
Experienced Scotland wicket-keeper Dougie Lockhart has called time on his international career following 16 years representing the Saltires and earning 178 caps.
The 35-year-old featured in Scotland's qualifiying campaign for the 2007 World Cup, their 2004 triumph in the ICC Intercontinental Cup and the 1998 Commonwealth Games.
Fast bowler Mashrafe Mortaza has missed out on a place in Bangladesh's World Cup squad following the Bangladesh Cricket Board's (BCB) deicision to leave him out of their 15-man squad.
Bangladesh, who co-host the tournament alongside India and Sri Lanka, open their campaign against India on 19th February in Dhaka.
All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will captain Bangladesh in 2011, the country's cricket board, has confirmed, also installing opening batsman Tamim Iqbal as his vice-captain.
Shakib has captained the Tigers whenever fast bowler Mashrafe Mortaza has been unavailable due to injury, which has been most of 2010 and all of the end of the 2009, when Shakib was able to lead Bangladesh to an historic overseas Test and One-Day International series win against the West Indies.
Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf has been recruited to play with Bangladesh club, Mohammedan Sporting, in the Premier Division Cricket League of the country.
The club replaced Sri Lanka all-rounder Farveez Maharoof, who has flown back home after sustaining an injury, with right-hander Yousuf.
Bangladesh have suffered a dent to their chances in the World Cup as fast bowler Mashrafe Mortaza has injured his right knee again while batting for his club Abahani in a Dhaka Premier Division League match.
The details of the injury follow an MRI scan which suggested a partial tear of the reconstructed ligament of Mortaza's knee, according to Bangladesh Cricket Board sports physician Dr.Manirul Amin.
Cricket Scotland chief executive Roddy Smith spoke to Jim White, looking back on a packed 2010 season for Scotland, which ended when they finished as runners-up to Afghanistan in the ICC Intercontinental Cup in Dubai...
2011 World Cup co-hosts Bangladesh have named their 30-man provisional squad for the tournament, including batsmen Alok Kapali and Nazimuddin in the squad.
Kapali, the first man to score a century in the unofficial Indian Cricket League, has not played a One-Day International since 2008, while Nazimuddin also last played in 2008.
The 2012 Asia Cup will be held in Dhaka, Bangladesh, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has confirmed, with the 11th edition of the tournament being held in Mirpur.
Defending champions India, who won the tournament in 2010, will join hosts Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka as well as four qualifiers from the ACC Associate and Affiliate nations.