newscricket6 days ago

Soumya Sarkar, Aminul Islam, Afif Hossain in BCB's squad for Emerging Asia Cup 2019

The Bangladesh Cricket Board has announced the 15-man squad for the Emerging Asia Cup at their own backyard. The team will be lead by Nazmul Hossain Shanto while Naim Sheikh, Afif Hossain, Soumya Sarkar, Aminul Islam Biplob and Abu Hider Rony are five national team players included in the squad.
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newscricket8 days ago

Twitter reacts to Aminul Islam Biplob dropping a sitter

Donning the name of ‘Biplop’ on his jersey, Bangladesh international Aminul Islam Biplob has been consistent with the ball so far in the series. But the sitter he dropped, if taken could’ve sent Shreyas Iyer packing, is yet another example of the visiting team’s regularity of fielding woes.
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featurecricket10 days ago

IND vs BAN | 2nd T20I Evaluation Chart - The most entertaining non-competitive game you will see

After the Delhi T20I, India were back to their very best, at least as far as batting was concerned, and sealed a comfortable 8-wicket victory to level the series. However, more than the result of this game, it was the way that it played out that will remain in the minds of many for quite some time.
Faizan Qadiri
featurecricket12 days ago

Shakib’s exile a boon for Bangladesh’s revamp

Only once in a blue moon does an underachieving team get a boon in the form of a player who outperforms an entire setup, an eventuality that fell on Bangladesh when Shakib Al Hasan entered into the arena. What Bangladesh are going to do without him is not an imposition but one for the future. 
Sritama Panda
newscricket13 days ago

Reports | Soumya Sarkar and unidentified Bangladesh player vomited on field during chase

In the wake of Bangladesh's upset over team India in the first T20I in Delhi, it is being reported that Soumya Sarkar and another unidentified Bangladesh player vomited on the field during the chase. The match carried on despite hazardous air conditions in the capital city of Delhi post Diwali.
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newscricket14 days ago

IND vs BAN | Can celebrate if we win the series, said Mushfiqur Rahim

After Bangladesh secured their maiden T20 win over India, Mushfiqur Rahim acknowledged that he has learnt from his mistakes and has become confident in closing games after the T20 World Cup quarterfinal fiasco. Yesterday, Rahim guided his team home helping Bangladesh score 35 in last 18 balls.
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newscricket14 days ago

IND vs BAN | Would’ve defended 148 if we were smart on field, admits Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma reckons India would have defended 148 against Bangladesh on a slow pitch at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi had they been smarter on the field. Instead, the visitors sailed through to a first-ever T20 win against India, by seven wickets, to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
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newscricket14 days ago

IND v BAN | Nothing like beating India in India, admits Mushfiqur Rahim

Mushfiqur Rahim has admitted that there is nothing quite like beating India on their home turf after registering a seven-wicket win in the first of three T20Is in Delhi. For leading his side to a first-ever T20 win over India with an unbeaten 60 off 43 balls, Rahim was adjudged the Man of the Match.
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featurecricket14 days ago

IND vs BAN | 1st T20I Evaluation Chart - Rahim exorcises ghosts of Bengaluru as Bangladesh go 1-0 up

A clinical all-round performance by Bangladesh saw them taking a 1-0 lead in the series despite India managing to take it to the last over. Mushfiqur Rahim was at the forefront of the run-chase with a solid half-century after Soumya Sarkar and Mohammad Naim set up a base for the visitors.
Bastab K Parida
featurecricket15 days ago

IND vs BAN | Bangladesh's predicted XI for first T20I in Delhi

A Shakib-less Bangladesh side will be under tremendous pressure as they take on a mighty Indian side in their own backyard. Shakib Al Hasan has been Bangladesh's talisman for the past decade and his absence will hurt the team big time, but will also provide opportunities to some youngsters.
Anuj Nitin Prabhu