Angelo Mathews Ruled Out Of Asia Cup With Calf Injury

Sri Lanka will have to make do without the services of key all-rounder Angelo Mathews for the remainder of the Asia Cup after he suffered a calf injury. He is set to return to Colombo and make a bid to be fit for the England Test series, which begins in Galle on 26th March.
15 March 2012

India Lay Down Asia Cup Marker With 50-Run Win

Twin centuries from Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli laid the foundations for India's 50-run win over Sri Lanka in both sides' opening group game in the Asia Cup in Mirpur. Gambhir stroked 108 and Kohli 100 as India made their way to 304 for three before bowling Sri Lanka out for 254 in reply.
13 March 2012

Pakistan Fined For Slow Over-Rate Against Bangladesh

The Pakistan side has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during the opening Asia Cup 2012 match against Bangladesh. Despite dismissing Bangladesh for 241 in 48.1 overs on their way to a 21-run victory, Pakistan were deemed to be two overs short of its target when time allowances were taken into account.
12 March 2012

Cricket Video - Asia Cup 2012 - Pakistan Beat Bangladesh - Cricket World TV

A cricket video for Cricket World TV about the latest cricket news as we look at the opening game in the 2012 Asia Cup between Bangladesh and Pakistan. The Asia Cup 2012 is being hosted in Bangladesh but they did not get off to the start they wanted.
12 March 2012

Pakistan Win Asia Cup Opener Over Bangladesh

Bangladesh and Pakistan produced a fine game of One-Day International cricket to open the 2012 Asia Cup with Pakistan emerging victorious by 21 runs. Their score of 262 for eight proved to be enough when Bangladesh were bowled out for 241 in reply.
11 March 2012

Tamim Iqbal Added To Bangladesh Asia Cup Squad

Bangladesh have added opening batsman Tamim Iqbal to their squad ahead of the Asia Cup, which begins on Sunday (11th March) when they take on Pakistan. Tamim, who has recently recovered from a groin injury, was originally left out of the squad and instead named on a list of standby players.
8 March 2012

Jamshed And Sarfraz In Pakistan Asia Cup Squad

Pakistan have named their 14-man squad for the Asia Cup, which begins on 11th March in Bangladesh as they bid to win the title for the first time since 2000. Misbah-ul-Haq has been retained as captain and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has handed recalls to opener Nasir Jamshed and wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed.
5 March 2012

Bangladesh Name Asia Cup Squad

Asia Cup hosts Bangladesh have named a 13-man squad, which will continue to be captained by wicket-keeper Mushfiqur Rahim. The squad was originally named without a captain or vice-captain but the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has decided against making any leadership changes.
5 March 2012

Ireland Clinch Dramatic Ten-Run Win Over Kenya

Ireland beat Kenya by ten runs inside two days in an extraordinary low-scoring, spin-dominated ICC Intercontinental Cup clash in Mombasa. Ireland failed to reach triple figures in their first innings as they were rolled for 75. Hitting back, they dismissed Kenya for 109 and then forged ahead by scoring 152 to set Kenya 119 to win before the hosts fell for 108 in the final innings of the game.
13 February 2012

Scotland Name International Squads For Early 2012

Scotland's squad for their third match in the 2011-13 Intercontinental Cup competition against the UAE has seen young batsmen Ewan Chalmers and Freddie Coleman called up in place of the experienced duo of Kyle Coetzer - who is set to play in the Bangladesh Premier League for the Chittagong Kings - and Josh Davey - who is currently in South Africa with his county Middlesex. Pace bowler Alasdair Evans has also been added to the squad as cover.
8 February 2012

Ireland Name Squad To Tour Kenya

Ireland have named a 15-man squad to tour Kenya as well as a 17-man provisional squad for the ICC World Twenty20 qualifying tournament in February. They travel to Kenya to play a four-day ICC Intercontinental Cup match, two One-Day Internationals as well as three Twenty20 Internationals and then bid to qualify for the ICC WT20 in Sri Lanka later this year.
25 January 2012

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