Simmons Replaces Barath In West Indies Test Squad

In-form opening batsman Lendl Simmons has replaced Adrian Barath in the West Indies' Test squad ahead of the first game against Bangladesh. Barath suffered a hamstring injury during the first One-Day International and has not recovered sufficiently to take his place in the Test squad.
19 October 2011

Bangladesh Overhaul Test Squad

Bangladesh have named a 14-man squad for the two-Test series against the West Indies which begins in Chittagong on 21st October. Former captain Mohammad Ashraful, quick bowler Shafiul Islam and left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak have been left out of the squad which sees batsman Roqibul Hasan and all-rounder Naeem Islam recalled.
18 October 2011

Bangladesh Rout West Indies For 61 To Claim Consolation Win

Bangladesh routed the West Indies, bowling them out for just 61, on their way to an eight-wicket win in the third and final One-Day International in Chittagong. Shakib Al Hasan returned figures of four for 16 as the tourists lurched from 33 for one to their second-lowest ODI score before Bangladesh knocked off the runs with 30 overs to spare.
18 October 2011

West Indies Claim Series With Eight-Wicket Win

The West Indies moved to an unassailable 2-0 series lead over Bangladesh as they won the second One-Day International in Dhaka by eight wickets. They produced a second impressive performance of the series to bowl Bangladesh out for 220 and then make light of the run chase thanks to half-centuries from Marlon Samuels and Lendl Simmons.
15 October 2011

Simmons Century Sets Up 40-Run Win For West Indies

Lendl Simmons stroked his maiden One-Day International century to help set up a 40-run win for the West Indies over Bangladesh in the first match in Dhaka. Simmons made 122 and Marlon Samuels 71 as the tourists put in an impressive batting display to post 298 for four before Bangladesh were restricted to 258 for seven in reply.
13 October 2011

Rahim Leads Bangladesh To Stunning Victory

Mushfiqur Rahim began life as Bangladesh captain by hitting the penultimate ball of the Twenty20 International against the West Indies for six to win a low-scoring game by three wickets. He had been left under pressure as the first four balls of Ravi Rampaul's over had leaked just two run and removed Nasir Hossain, but Rahim held his nerve to hand Bangladesh a rare series win.
11 October 2011

Samuels Century Sets Up West Indian Victory

An unbeaten century from Marlon Samuels and 58 from all-rounder Andre Russell set up a comfortable 75-run win for the touring West Indians over a Bangladesh Cricket Board XI in a Twenty20 tour game in Fatullah. Samuels was not out on 105 as the tourists made 195 for three while the BCB XI reached a meagre 120 for six in reply as Samuels and Darren Sammy both took two wickets.
10 October 2011

West Indies Open Tour With 65-Run Win

The West Indies began their tour of Bangladesh with a 65-run win over a Bangladesh Cricket Board XI in a 45-over game in Fatullah. After winning the toss and choosing to bowl, the home side were beaten when dismissed for 152 in reply to West Indies' 217 for nine.
7 October 2011

West Indies Promise Exciting Cricket In Bangladesh

The West Indies have promised to play an exciting brand of cricket during their tour of Bangladesh, which begins with the first warm-up game on 7th October. They play a Twenty20 International, three One-Day Internationals and two Test matches and will look to draw inspiration from the last time the two teams met - during the World Cup, Bangladesh were beaten by ten wickets after folding to be all out for just 58.
5 October 2011

Bangladesh Name Squad To Take On West Indies

Bangladesh have axed Junaid Siddique and Robiul Islam from their squads for the Twenty20 and one-day legs of their home series against West Indies that begins on 11th October. They have recalled Shahadat Hossain and called up Elias Sunny for what would be his first match in a Tigers shirt if he was picked in the starting eleven.
30 September 2011

Sri Lanka To Meet Bangladesh In Three-Match Series

Bangladesh Women will tour Sri Lanka for a series of three one-day games that will take place on 11th, 13th and 14th October. The games will all be played in Dambulla, with the Bangladesh squad arriving on 9th October and departing on 15th October as both teams continue their buld-up to the 2013 World Cup.
27 September 2011

Cricket World Player Of The Week - William Porterfield

The Cricket World Player Of The Week comes from the series between Ireland and Canada that took place in Dublin. Irish captain Will Porterfield led his side to a 2-0 win in the series that is part of the ICC Intercontinental Cup One-Day Competition and hit half-centuries in both matches.
26 September 2011

West Indies Call Up Brathwaite For Bangladesh ODIs

23-year-old uncapped all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite has been included in the West Indies' 15-man One-Day International squad to tour Bangladesh in October. After Ramnaresh Sarwan was a late withdrawal due to injury, left-handed opening batsman Kieran Powell was also added to the squad, which will play three One-Day Internationals on 13th, 15th and 18th October.
22 September 2011

Ireland Prove Too Strong For Canada Again

Ireland capped a successful series of matches against Canada with a 56-run victory in the second and final One-Day International in Dublin. A half-century from captain William Porterfield helped them post 249 for seven before Canada were bowled out for 193 in 46.3 overs to complete a miserable tour which saw them lose the four-day ICC Intercontinental Cup match by an innings and the opening ODI by 133 runs.
20 September 2011

Mushfiqur Rahim Named New Bangladesh Captain

Wicket-keeper Mushfiqur Rahim has been named as the new Bangladesh captain and he will have all-rounder Mahmudullah as his deputy. They replace Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal respectively, who were sacked by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) following a disappointing tour of Zimbabwe, where Bangladesh lost a Test match by 130 runs and then a One-Day International series 3-2.
20 September 2011

Ireland Thump Canada For Second Straight Win

Ireland made it two wins out of two with a thumping innings-and-11-run win over Canada in the ICC Intercontinental Cup in Dublin. Canada were bowled out for just 194 and 257 after Ireland scored 462 as they followed up their earlier win over Namibia in style.
15 September 2011

Ireland Get Off To Winning Start By Beating Namibia

Ireland completed a five-wicket win over Namibia in Belfast to get their ICC Intercontinental Cup campaign off to a winning start. Ireland lost Gary Wilson early on in their run chase for nine, but Paul Stirling (53) and Alex Cusack (42) steadied things and they won by five wickets, sealed by four byes down the leg-side from the bowling of Pikky Ya France.
9 September 2011

Shakib Relieved Of Bangladesh Captaincy

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has reacted to Bangladesh's disappointing recent tour of Zimbabwe by sacking Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal as captain and vice-captain respectively. Bangladesh, ranked above Zimbabwe in both Test and One-Day International cricket, lost a one-off Test by 130 runs and then a five-match ODI series 3-2.
5 September 2011

O'Brien To Lead Ireland Against Namibia

All-rounder Kevin O'Brien will captain Ireland when they take on Namibia in their four-day ICC Intercontinental Cup match beginning on 4th September. The match was originally scheduled to be played in July but was postponed due to the Namibian squad encountering visa problems.
29 August 2011

Scotland Name Squad To Tour Namibia

Scotland have named their squad to take on Namibia in their four-day ICC Intercontinental Cup clash as well as two one-day games and a series of Twenty20 matches in Namibia. Tyler Buchan is the only uncapped member of the touring party and he has been selected, along with Jan Stander, for the Twenty20 games only.
25 August 2011