Cricket Video - Abul Hasan Century On Test Debut Rescues Bangladesh - Cricket World TV

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look back on the opening day between Bangladesh and the West Indies, highlighting the performance of debutant Abul Hasan. In just his seventh first-class match, the 20-year-old scored a maiden Test century from number 10 in the order. He became just the second man to achieve such a feat and only the third Bangladeshi to score a century on Test debut.
21 November 2012

Dates For Next Rounds Of WCL And Intercontinental Cup Revealed

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has revealed the dates for the latest round of World Cricket League (WCL) one-day and ICC Intercontinental Cup four-day matches. The top eight Associate and Affiliate members are battling it out in both competitions, with the top two sides in the WCL gaining automatic entry to the 2015 World Cup.
21 November 2012

Sammy Eyeing Another Win And Clean Sweep

West Indies captain Darren Sammy says that his team are going into the second and final Test against Bangladesh looking to wrap up the series 2-0 and extend their winning run. They are also targeting a clean sweep of wins in every match on tour and this ambition will drive the team once the match gets underway in Khulna.
20 November 2012

Boost For Bangladesh As Tamim Iqbal Declared Fit

Bangladesh opening batsman Tamim Iqbal has been declared fit to play in the second Test against the West Indies, which begins in Khulna tomorrow (21st November). He suffered an elbow injury during the first Test but has been given the all-clear by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) medical team.
20 November 2012

Roach Returns As Permaul Called Up For One-Dayers

Off-spinner Veerasammy Permaul is the only uncapped player in a 15-man squad named by the West Indies for the limited overs leg of their tour of Bangladesh. The teams play five One-Day Internationals between 30th November and 8th December before a solitary Twenty20 International on 10th December, which will be the West Indies' first match since winning the ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka.
18 November 2012

Best Roars West Indies To Victory

Ultimately it wasn't to be for Bangladesh as their batting line-up crumbled when faced with a gettable target on the final afternoon in Mirpur. Tino Best tore through their middle-order after Sohag Gazi had removed the West Indies lower-order to end with the best figures by a Bangladeshi on debut.
17 November 2012

Gibson Not Surprised By Bangladesh Fightback

Bangladesh's stirring fightback on day three of the opening Test in Mirpur came as no surprise to West Indies coach Ottis Gibson, who says he knew his bowlers were in for a challenge due to the nature of the pitch. Bangladesh closed the day on 455 for six, replying to the West Indies' score of 527 for four declared to trail by 72 runs thanks to a maiden century from Naeem Islam and 89 from Shakib Al Hasan.
15 November 2012

Chanderpaul Plays Down Comparisons With Sobers

The legendary Sir Garfield Sobers managed to score 26 centuries for the West Indies, a figure which has just been reached by Shivnarine Chanderpaul during the course of the opening Test against Bangladesh. Chanderpaul equalled his previous best Test score of 203 not out when Darren Sammy declared with his team on an imposing 527 for four.
14 November 2012

Rampaul Confident Quicks Can Deliver

Despite expecting to be faced with pitches that are likely to be unresponsive for quick bowlers West Indian pacer Ravi Rampaul is still hopeful of playing a role for his side in Bangladesh. He knows that he and fellow fast bowlers Tino Best and Fidel Edwards will have to adjust their gameplan to suit subcontinental conditions.
12 November 2012

West Indies Warm-Up Match Rained Off

The West Indies have had their only scheduled warm-up match ahead of Tuesday's first Test in Dhaka cancelled because of what the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) called "the unplayable condition of the ground" at the BKSP ground in Savar. The three-day match, which was going to be against a BCB XI, was meant to start yesterday, but was postponed until today because of the wet outfield. It has now been cancelled altogether.
9 November 2012

Two Uncapped Players In Bangladesh Test Squad

Bangladesh have trimmed their Test squad to 14, including uncapped all-rounder Sohag Gazi and quick bowler Abul Hasan ahead of the first match against the West Indies. They had named a 22-man preliminary squad which included six uncapped players and found no place for former captain Mohammad Ashraful.
8 November 2012

'We Came On This Tour To Do One Thing - To Win'

West Indies captain Darren Sammy has issued an unambiguous statement of intent ahead of the two-Test series in Bangladesh. Speaking ahead of the team's first warm-up game, he told reporters that the ICC World Twenty20 champions were aiming to win in all three formats during the month-long tour.
7 November 2012

Ramdin Urges Dynamic Approach, Guards Against Complacency

West Indies wicket-keeper and vice-captain Denesh Ramdin has urged his team-mates to guard against complacency when they take on Bangladesh in a two-Test series from 13th November. He also believes a dynamic approach is required from his team if they are to take early control of the series, which begins in Mirpur.
6 November 2012

We See A Long Way To Go - Richie Richardson

Former West Indian captain and current team manager Richie Richardson is expecting his team to continue improving during their tour of Bangladesh. Although they produced a series of outstanding performances to win the ICC World Twenty20 2012 in Sri Lanka, Richardson is not getting carried away.
6 November 2012

Bangladesh Name Preliminary Test Squad

Bangladesh have stepped up preparations for their first Test against the West Indies by naming a 22-man preliminary squad for the game, which begins in Mirpur on 13th November. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has also named a 12-man squad which will play for the BCB XI against the tourists from 8th November in a three-day game.
5 November 2012

Injured Roach Replaced By Edwards For Bangladesh Tests

West Indian fast bowler Kemar Roach has been forced out of the two-match Test series against Bangladesh through injury and has been replaced by Fidel Edwards. Roach suffered a knee injury three weeks ago in Barbados but has failed to recover sufficiently, and will be out of action for a further three to four weeks.
31 October 2012

Deonarine Hoping For Familiar Conditions In Bangladesh

West Indian batsman Narsingh Deonarine has never toured Bangladesh before and is looking forward to playing a part in his side's upcoming Test series. Fresh from winning the ICC World Twenty20 in nearby Sri Lanka, the West Indies play two Tests, five One-Day Internationals and a Twenty20 International in November and December.
30 October 2012

Pybus Resigns As Bangladesh Head Coach

Richard Pybus has stepped down as coach of Bangladesh, just five months after he was appointed to the job in May, when he succeeded Stuart Law. Englishman Pybus, who previously coached Pakistan, Middlesex and Titans as well as Kolkata Knight Riders, led the side during the recent ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka, where they failed to reach the Super Eight stage.
24 October 2012

McCullum Smashes Record As New Zealand Hammer Bangladesh

Brendon McCullum hit a new world record Twenty20 International score of 123 in 58 balls as New Zealand thrashed Bangladesh by 59 runs in the opening game in Group D of the ICC World Twenty20 2012 in Pallekele. He also became the first player to score two centuries in the format, taking Bangladesh apart as New Zealand posted 191 for three and in reply Bangladesh could manage just 132 for eight, despite an impressive half-century from Nasir Hossain.
21 September 2012

ICC World Twenty20 2012 Preview - Bangladesh

Bangladesh often have the capacity to enthrall and frustrate in equal measure. In 2007, they followed up an excellent win against the West Indies with a series of losses having flattered to deceive. Against South Africa they charged out of the blocks but couldn't sustain the pace and then fell victim to a Brett Lee hat-trick against Australia and were thumped by 64 runs when they met Sri Lanka.
6 September 2012