Bangladesh Premier League Announced

The Bangladesh Cricket Board have announced that the first edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) will get underway on the 9th February 2012, with the tournament final pencilled in for 29th February.
28 December 2011

Pakistan Complete Series Clean Sweep

Bangladesh and Pakistan were unable to begin play on the final day of the second and final Test in Dhaka on time due to bad weather. Bangladesh faced an uphill struggle to save the game after they were reduced to 114 for five - still trailing by 18 runs - on day four.
21 December 2011

James Taylor To Lead England Lions In Bangladesh

Leicestershire batsman James Taylor will captain the England Lions squad that travels to Bangladesh to play five 50-over and two Twenty20 games in Jaunary. The 16-man squad also includes Jonathan Bairstow, Scott Borthwick, Jos Buttler, Alex Hales, Staurt Meaker who have all been capped by England as well as Irish international Boyd Rankin.
16 December 2011

Pakistan Thump Bangladesh By An Innings In Chittagong

Left-arm spinner Abdur Rehman picked up four wicket as Pakistan completed an innings-and-184-run win over Bangladesh in the first Test in Chittagong despite half-centuries from Nazimuddin and Shakib Al Hasan. Debutant Nazimuddin stroked 75 and Shakib 51 before the home side were dismissed for 275 in their second innings as Aizaz Cheema and Saeed Ajmal contributed a brace of wickets apiece.
12 December 2011

Cricket Video - Pakistan Beat Bangladesh 3-0 - Cricket World TV

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news looking at Pakistan beating Bangladesh by 58 runs in the third and final ODI to take a 3-0 series clean sweep. The game was dominated by spinners with all ten Bangladesh wickets falling to slow bowlers. Mohammad Hafeez finished as the leading wicket-taker in the series thanks to three wickets and on the occasion of his 200th ODI, Shoaib Malik also took three wickets to spin Bangladesh to a defeat as they were bowled out for 119 in reply to Pakistan's
7 December 2011

Ashraful Recalled For Bangladesh-Pakistan Test Series

Bangladesh have recalled former captain Mohammad Ashraful to a 15-man squad for the two-Test series against Pakistan which gets underway on 9th December in Chittagong. Ashraful, who has played 56 Tests and 169 One-Day Internationals since making his debut in 2001, was not selected for either the Test series against the West Indies or the One-Day International series against Pakistan - which Bangladesh both lost.
7 December 2011

Spinners To The Fore As Pakistan Clinch Clean Sweep

Pakistan wrapped up a 3-0 One-Day International series clean sweep with a 58-run win over Bangladesh in the third and final One-Day International in Chittagong. After Pakistan were dismissed for 177 despite Umar Akmal making a patient 57, Bangladesh could only muster two partnerships of note as they were bowled out for 119 in reply.
6 December 2011

Nasir Century In Vain As Pakistan Seal ODI Series

Nasir Hossain's maiden One-Day International century was in vain as Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 76 runs in the second match in Dhaka to move into an unassailable 2-0 series lead. Nasir struck 100 in 134 balls before the home side closed on 186 for seven, well short of Pakistan's score of 262 for seven.
3 December 2011

Pakistan Made To Work Hard Before Routing Bangladesh

Pakistan were made to work hard but eventually another dominant performance from Shahid Afridi carried them to a 20th consecutive One-Day International victory over Bangladesh in Dhaka. Afridi took five for 23 and then top scored with 24 not out as Pakistan closed on 93 for five in 25.4 overs after Bangladesh had managed to hit just 91 before being dismissed for their second lowest score against Pakistan on their way to a five-wicket defeat.
1 December 2011

Pakistan Brush Aside Bangladesh Challenge

Pakistan continued their excellent run of recent form with a commanding 50-run win over Bangladesh in the one-off Twenty20 International in Mirpur. In a low-scoring encounter on a pitch receptive to spin throughout, Pakistan posted 135 for seven but Bangladesh's hopes of overhauling that total were dashed and they limped to 85 for nine in reply.
29 November 2011

Bangladesh Name Squad For Pakistan Series

Bangladesh have named a 15-man squad for the one-off Twenty20 International and three One-Day Internationals against Pakistan. Former captain Mohammad Ashraful has been left out of the squad, vice-captain Mahmudullah returns and pace bowler Farhad Reza has been handed a recall.
25 November 2011

Khalil Replaces Junaid For Bangladesh Tour

Left-arm quick bowler Junaid Khan has been ruled out of Pakistan's tour of Bangladesh and will be replaced by fellow left-armer Mohammad Khalil. Junaid, 21, picked up an abdominal problem which ruled him out of the fifth and final One-Day International against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi and misses the tour, which comprises a Twenty20 International, two Tests and three ODIs.
24 November 2011

Bangladesh Gain ODI Status, Pakistan Reach Final

Hosts of the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2011, Bangladesh, have secured One-Day International status for first time for its women’s side after Salma Khatun’s side beat USA in a low-scoring fixture. Meanwhile, Ireland defeated fellow European qualifier and ODI side Netherlands, to retain its ODI status – the result means that Netherlands has lost its ODI status for the women’s side. Bangladesh and Ireland will now face-off on Saturday in the 5th/6th play-off for the tournament at BKSP* 2.
24 November 2011

Mohammad Talha Called Up For Bangladesh Tour

Fast bowler Wahab Riaz has been left out of Pakistan's Test squad to tour Bangladesh and has been replaced by Mohammad Talha. Riaz, along with discarded wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal, was one of the players mentioned during the recent spot-fixing trial that saw Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt handed custodial sentences for their part in a spot-fixing plot.
21 November 2011

Kubra Strikes As Bangladesh Beat Ireland

Khadiza Tul Kubra claimed six wickets against Ireland today to lead Bangladesh to its second win of the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier. Bangladesh captain, Salma Khatun, had helped the side to a total of 209 after the 21-year-old struck 73 runs at BKSP* 3, but in response Ireland fell 95 runs short of the target.
18 November 2011

Pakistan Tour To Bangladesh Confirmed

Pakistan will tour Bangladesh from 26th November until 22nd December to play two Tests, three One-Day Internationals and a Twenty20 International. Interim coach Mohsin Khan will continue in his post for the tour having overseen the recent Test series win over Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates.
11 November 2011

Bishoo Bowls West Indies To Rare Overseas Series Win

Devendra Bishoo bowled the West Indies to a first overseas series win since 2003 as they beat Bangladesh by 229 runs in the second and final Test in Dhaka. Bishoo returned figures of five for 90 as Bangladesh were dismissed for 278, losing their last six wickets for just 22 runs in a disappointing collapse.
2 November 2011

Sammy Expecting Improvement In Second Test

West Indies captain Darren Sammy expects his side to step up and show improvement during the second Test against Bangladesh. Although two full days were lost to rain in the opening game in Chittagong, the West Indies were still put under severe pressure by the home side, ceding a first-innings lead and then losing two wickets in a final session when they were set 226 to win before the game was drawn.
27 October 2011

Bangladesh And West Indies Draw Test Opener

Bangladesh and the West Indies drew the rain-affected opening Test in Chittagong but only after a declaration from the home side livened up the final session. They declared their second innings on 119 for three to leave the West Indies a target of 226 in 37 overs but after Lendl Simmons was dismissed for 44, the West Indies ended their charge, eventually closing on 100 for two.
25 October 2011

'A Good Opportunity For Me' - Simmons

West Indian batsman Lendl Simmons has spoken of his delight in being added to the Test squad to take on Bangladesh following the withdrawal through injury of Adrian Barath. He says he is aiming to carry over the good form he showed in the One-Day International series into the Test arena as he bids to 'cement' a spot at the top of the order.
20 October 2011