Pakistan Brush Aside Bangladesh Challenge

Pakistan continued their excellent run of recent form with a commanding 50-run win over Bangladesh in the one-off Twenty20 International in Mirpur. In a low-scoring encounter on a pitch receptive to spin throughout, Pakistan posted 135 for seven but Bangladesh's hopes of overhauling that total were dashed and they limped to 85 for nine in reply.
29 November 2011

Bangladesh Name Squad For Pakistan Series

Bangladesh have named a 15-man squad for the one-off Twenty20 International and three One-Day Internationals against Pakistan. Former captain Mohammad Ashraful has been left out of the squad, vice-captain Mahmudullah returns and pace bowler Farhad Reza has been handed a recall.
25 November 2011

Khalil Replaces Junaid For Bangladesh Tour

Left-arm quick bowler Junaid Khan has been ruled out of Pakistan's tour of Bangladesh and will be replaced by fellow left-armer Mohammad Khalil. Junaid, 21, picked up an abdominal problem which ruled him out of the fifth and final One-Day International against Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi and misses the tour, which comprises a Twenty20 International, two Tests and three ODIs.
24 November 2011

Bangladesh Gain ODI Status, Pakistan Reach Final

Hosts of the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2011, Bangladesh, have secured One-Day International status for first time for its women’s side after Salma Khatun’s side beat USA in a low-scoring fixture. Meanwhile, Ireland defeated fellow European qualifier and ODI side Netherlands, to retain its ODI status – the result means that Netherlands has lost its ODI status for the women’s side. Bangladesh and Ireland will now face-off on Saturday in the 5th/6th play-off for the tournament at BKSP* 2.
24 November 2011

Mohammad Talha Called Up For Bangladesh Tour

Fast bowler Wahab Riaz has been left out of Pakistan's Test squad to tour Bangladesh and has been replaced by Mohammad Talha. Riaz, along with discarded wicket-keeper Kamran Akmal, was one of the players mentioned during the recent spot-fixing trial that saw Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Asif and Salman Butt handed custodial sentences for their part in a spot-fixing plot.
21 November 2011

Kubra Strikes As Bangladesh Beat Ireland

Khadiza Tul Kubra claimed six wickets against Ireland today to lead Bangladesh to its second win of the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier. Bangladesh captain, Salma Khatun, had helped the side to a total of 209 after the 21-year-old struck 73 runs at BKSP* 3, but in response Ireland fell 95 runs short of the target.
18 November 2011

Pakistan Tour To Bangladesh Confirmed

Pakistan will tour Bangladesh from 26th November until 22nd December to play two Tests, three One-Day Internationals and a Twenty20 International. Interim coach Mohsin Khan will continue in his post for the tour having overseen the recent Test series win over Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates.
11 November 2011

Bishoo Bowls West Indies To Rare Overseas Series Win

Devendra Bishoo bowled the West Indies to a first overseas series win since 2003 as they beat Bangladesh by 229 runs in the second and final Test in Dhaka. Bishoo returned figures of five for 90 as Bangladesh were dismissed for 278, losing their last six wickets for just 22 runs in a disappointing collapse.
2 November 2011

Sammy Expecting Improvement In Second Test

West Indies captain Darren Sammy expects his side to step up and show improvement during the second Test against Bangladesh. Although two full days were lost to rain in the opening game in Chittagong, the West Indies were still put under severe pressure by the home side, ceding a first-innings lead and then losing two wickets in a final session when they were set 226 to win before the game was drawn.
27 October 2011

Bangladesh And West Indies Draw Test Opener

Bangladesh and the West Indies drew the rain-affected opening Test in Chittagong but only after a declaration from the home side livened up the final session. They declared their second innings on 119 for three to leave the West Indies a target of 226 in 37 overs but after Lendl Simmons was dismissed for 44, the West Indies ended their charge, eventually closing on 100 for two.
25 October 2011

'A Good Opportunity For Me' - Simmons

West Indian batsman Lendl Simmons has spoken of his delight in being added to the Test squad to take on Bangladesh following the withdrawal through injury of Adrian Barath. He says he is aiming to carry over the good form he showed in the One-Day International series into the Test arena as he bids to 'cement' a spot at the top of the order.
20 October 2011

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