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US win over Bangladesh before World Cup

US win over Bangladesh before World Cup

Helped by a burly batsman from New Zealand and a former India junior, the United States savoured a confidence-boosting, five-wicket win over Bangladesh in a T20I World Cup warmup on Tuesday, just over a week out from co-hosting the tournament. Bangladesh has suffered their first-ever defeat agains


Tigers en route to T20 ICC WC with guarded optimism

Tigers en route to T20 ICC WC with guarded optimism

As the Bangladesh cricket team is set to embark on another T20 World Cup journey to the USA, Head Coach Chandika Hathuru-singha stresses the importance of quick adaptation to unfamiliar conditions and tempers expectations. In their quest for glory, as the head coach believes, Bangladesh may face da

Adieu, King of Swing

Adieu, King of Swing

More than two decades back, James Anderson's debut was almost perfect. He got to keep the ball of his first Test with a five-wicket haul and put his name on the honour's board at Lord's – the mecca of the game. Twenty-one years or more later, it is the perfect start. It was as if the chosen

Zimbabwe send Bangladesh to bat first in final T20I

Zimbabwe send Bangladesh to bat first in final T20I

Zimbabwe captain Sikandar Raza won the toss again and without any reservation sent Bangladesh to bat first in the fifth and final T20 game today at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. Bangladesh which won the first four matches in a row will be looking to sweep the series. While their eventual

Anderson to retire from tests after Lord's match

Anderson to retire from tests after Lord's match

England's James Anderson will retire from test cricket after the first match of the series against West Indies at Lord's this year, he said on Saturday, ending a 21-year career in which he became the most successful ever pace bowler. The 41-year-old has taken 700 test wickets, behind only Sri Lank

Zimbabwe win toss, send Bangladesh to bat first in third T20I

Zimbabwe win toss, send Bangladesh to bat first in third T20I

Zimbabwe won the toss and sent Bangladesh in to bat first in the third T20 International at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Tuesday. The Tigers lead the five-match series 2-0 following its eight-wicket and six-win victory in the first two matches.  The hosts, eying to seal the

Bangladesh gear up to host ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2024

Bangladesh gear up to host ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2024

Excitement is building as the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday unveiled the fixture schedule for the ninth ICC Women's T20 World Cup, which will take place in Bangladesh from October 03 to 20, 2024, reports UNB. With 23 matches featuring the top 10 women's teams, the tournament promis

Tigresses meet PM ahead of ICC Women's T20 World Cup

Tigresses meet PM ahead of ICC Women's T20 World Cup

A delegation of Bangladesh women cricketers met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganabhaban on Sunday ahead of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup-2024. PM's Deputy Press Secretary KM Shakhawat Moon said the prime minister took part in a photo session with the delegation, according to BSS. The ICC Women

Pant to make India return at T20 World Cup

Pant to make India return at T20 World Cup

Rishabh Pant is set to return to international cricket for the first time since a life-threatening car accident having being picked in India's T20 World Cup squad, reports BBC. The wicketkeeper, 26, has not played for India since sustaining serious injuries in the crash in December 2022.

SA pick Nortje, uncapped duo Rickelton, Baartman for T20 WC

SA pick Nortje, uncapped duo Rickelton, Baartman for T20 WC

South Africa have included fast bowler Anrich Nortje and the uncapped duo of batter Ryan Rickelton and seamer Ottniel Baartman in their 15-man squad for the T20 World Cup in the United States and West Indies from June 1-29. Nortje, 30, has not played a T20 international for over a year due to pers