Spot-Fixing: Former Bangladesh Cricketer Banned

Former Bangladesh cricketer Shariful Haque has been banned by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) for an indefinite period after allegations made about him by current Bangladesh fast-bowler Mashrafe Mortaza relating to spot-fixing were substantiated. Mortaza made the allegations against him prior to the start of the Bangladesh Premier League, claiming that he had been approached by the 36 year-old with a spot-fixing offer.
4 September 2012

Farhad Reza Included In Bangladesh World T20 Squad

Farhad Reza is the only notable inclusion in Bangladesh's 15-man squad for the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka. He replaces fast-bowler Nazmul Hossain from the squad that toured Europe, playing matches against Ireland, Scotland and the Netherlands.
16 August 2012

Bangladesh Bounce Back With Easy Win

Bangladesh bounced back from their mauling at the hands of Richie Berrington yesterday to record a comfortable victory over the Netherlands in Voorburg as their tour of northern Europe continued. Tamim Iqbal ended unbeaten on 69 as they chased down the home side's total of 144 for seven with two overs to spare.
25 July 2012

Bangladesh Win Series After One-Run Victory

Bangladesh won their Twenty20 series against Ireland with a match still left to play thanks to their thrilling one-run win in Stormont. With Ireland needing 10 to win off the final over, Mahmudullah restricted them to two off the first three before bowling Andrew Poynter and Ed Joyce with his next two to leave Ireland needing eight from the final delivery. Trent Johnston hit it for six but it was to no avail.
20 July 2012

Less Than Ten Hours Play Possible In Deventer

Two days of the Netherlands' ICC Intercontinental Cup match against the United Arab Emirates were lost to rain as the miserable summer in northern Europe claimed its latest victim. The Dutch had been inserted after UAE captain Khurram Khan won the toss on Monday and they closed a shortened first day on 118 for three, with Wesley Barresi lighting up a dank day with an innings of 52 from 77 balls and adding 64 for the second wicket with stand-in captain Michael Swart.
19 July 2012

Bangladesh Trounce Ireland In Opening T20

Bangladesh ensured that Ireland's growing case to become a full member of the ICC suffered a setback with a clinical 71-run demolition of the home side in Stormont. On a pitch which perhaps owed more to northern Bangladesh than Northern Ireland, Elias Sunny ran through the heart of their batting line-up to take five for 13 with his left-arm spin, while fellow slow left-armer Abdur Razzak took two for nine from his four overs.
18 July 2012

Stanikzai Resists Ireland In Dublin

Afghanistan clung on for a draw on the final day of their ICC Intercontinental Cup match at Rathmines, Dublin. Ireland had begun the day on 126 for two in reply to the visitors' woeful first innings total of 84, and they lost Alex Cusack early on for 38. However, Gary Wilson (73 from 100 balls) and Andrew White (62 not out from 89) added 119 from just 155 balls for the fourth wicket to allow stand-in captain Kevin O'Brien to declare with his side 167 runs to the good.
12 July 2012

Scotland Shift Canada ODIs From Glasgow To Ayr

The Scotland-Canada One-Day Internationals have been moved from Edinburgh to Ayr due after Citylets Grange was flooded following heavy rainfall. The nearby river Leith burst its bank, leaving the ground in an unplayable condition and the switch comes after the four-day Intercontinental Cup clash was abandoned with a ball being bowled at Uddingston Cricket Club.
9 July 2012

Wilson Added To Ireland's Squad To Play Afghanistan

Surrey wicket-keeper Gary Wilson has been included as a late addition to Ireland's ICC Intercontinental squad for the match against Afghanistan. Wilson has been in good form for both Surrey and Ireland and adds vital experience ahead of the clash at Rathmines.
9 July 2012

Bangladesh Agree To Ireland T20 Tour

Bangladesh have agreed to tour Ireland for the first time in their history later this month, when they travel to Belfast for three Twenty20 Internationals. It will be the first time that Ireland have hosted a Test nation and both countries will use the series to prepare for September's World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka. The matches have been scheduled for the 18th, 20th and 21st June and will all begin late in the afternoon.
7 July 2012

Scotland Against Canada Washed Out Without A Ball Bowled

The ICC Intercontinental Cup match between Canada and Scotland at Uddingston was the latest sporting fixture to fall victim to the Great British weather as all four days were washed out.
7 July 2012

Scotland And Canada Name Squads For Key Games

Both Scotland and Canada have named their squads for the ICC Intercontinental Cup clash between the two sides which begins on 4th July. The teams will then play two World Cricket League One-Day Internationals in Ediinburgh on 9th and 11th July.
26 June 2012

Bangladesh MPs Beat British MPs At The Oval

A team of Bangladesh Members of the Parliament headed by Nazmul Hassan MP visited London to play a friendly cricket match with British Members of the Parliament, winning their one-day game by 47 runs. Invited by former Prime Minister Sir John Major and Conservative MPs, the delegation exchanged views with the All Party Parliamentary committee and also Conservative Party MPs in the House of Commons.
25 June 2012

Zimbabwe Clinch Tri-Series Victory By Beating South Africa

Zimbabwe beat South Africa by nine wickets with 17 balls remaining to clinch victory in the Tri-Nations Twenty20 Series final in Harare. Francois du Plessis hit 66 as South Africa hit 146 for six but half-centuries from Hamilton Masakadza and Brendan Taylor saw Zimbabwe close on 150 for one.
24 June 2012

Levi Sets Up Victory And Final Place For South Africa

South Africa booked a rematch with Zimbabwe in the Tri-Nations Twenty20 series in Harare with a confident six-wicket win over their hosts in the last group game. With all three teams - Bangladesh also being involved - being level on 4 points with two wins and two defeats, South Africa and Zimbabwe qualify due to having the better net run-rates.
23 June 2012

Bangladesh Upset South Africa To Keep Hopes Alive

Bangladesh beat South Africa by three wickets to take their second straight victory and maintain their hopes of reaching the final of the Tri-Nations Twenty20 tournament in Harare. Mohammad Ashraful top scored with 40 and an unbeaten 27 in 26 balls from Ziaur Rahman helped them chase down a target of 130 to win with a ball to spare.
22 June 2012

Bangladesh Beat Zimbabwe To Stay In Tournament

Bangladesh claimed their first win of the Tri-Nations Twenty20 series in Zimbabwe, beating the hosts by six wickets with 15 balls to spare. Their confident run chase keeps them in with a chance of winning the tournament and ends Zimbabwe's run of two wins from their opening matches.
21 June 2012

Zimbabwe Stun South Africa With 29-Run Victory

Zimbabwe beat South Africa by 29 runs to maintain a perfect start to the Tri-Nations Twenty20 series they are hosting in Harare. They followed up an 11-run win over Bangladesh in their opening game with a clinical performance, scoring 176 for four before bowling South Africa out for 147.
20 June 2012

Amla Guides South Africa To Opening Win

South Africa's batting proved too strong for Bangladesh as they got their triangular series in Harare off to a winning start with a 39-run win. After winning the toss and electing to bat, South Africa raced to 70 without loss in the seventh over, as Richard Levi blasted 37 from only 21 balls and partnered skipper Hashim Amla.
19 June 2012

Masakadza Blasts Zimbabwe To Victory In Opener

Hamilton Masakadza blasted 62 in 35 balls as Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by 11 runs in the opening game of the Twenty20 tri-series they are hosting in Harare. His innings helped the home side reach 154 for six and in reply, Bangladesh closed on 143 for five, Christopher Mpofu impressing with two for 20.
18 June 2012