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fast bowler Kemar Roach has been forced out of the two-match Test series against Bangladesh through injury and has been replaced by Fidel Edwards.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

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