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Sri Lanka dump Chandimal, bring back Thirimanne for World Cup

Sri Lanka dump Chandimal, bring back Thirimanne for World Cup

AFP, Colombo :Sri Lanka Thursday dumped established stars including former captain Dinesh Chandimal to hand batsman Lahiru Thirimanne and leg-spinner Jeffrey Vandersay a place in their World Cup squad.Chandimal, who

Mustafiz keen to make his inclusion count in the World Cup

Mustafiz keen to make his inclusion count in the World Cup

Left-arm Bangladeshi pacer Mustafizur Rahman on Wednesday said he is keen to make his inclusion in the World Cup count. After playing a T20 World Cup in 2016, Mustafizur is

Senior players need to take the responsibility: Faruk Ahmed

Senior players need to take the responsibility: Faruk Ahmed

Former chief selector Faruk Ahmed insisted on the performance of the senior players, stating that they need to take the onus if Bangladesh want to do well in the upcoming

England announces World Cup squad, Archer out

England announces World Cup squad, Archer out

England national selector Ed Smith announced the predicted provisional squad of 15 for the ICC World Cup, scheduled to begin on May 30 in England.Selector left the door open for

Rubel aims to be top five wicket-takers in WC

Rubel aims to be top five wicket-takers in WC

Bangladesh fast bowler Rubel Hossain aims to claim a spot in the top five wicket-takers in the forthcoming ICC Cricket World Cup (WC) in England, stating that he would leave

Imrul Kayes     reacts on          retirement rumors

Imrul Kayes reacts on retirement rumors

Minutes after Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the squad for World Cup 2019 on Tuesday (April 16), Imrul Kayes fans felt aggrieved for the left hander's exclusion.Speculation was swirling on

Mashrafe 2nd Bangladeshi, who takes 400 wickets in List-A cricket

Mashrafe 2nd Bangladeshi, who takes 400 wickets in List-A cricket

Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza on Wednesday has become the second Bangladeshi bowler, who scalped 400 wickets in List-A cricket.Before him, left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak also scalped 400 wickets

Sarwan appointed Windies mentor ahead of World Cup

Sarwan appointed Windies mentor ahead of World Cup

Former West Indies batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has accepted Cricket West Indies' offer to come on board as a mentor for the team's tri-nations ODI series in Ireland, and subsequently the

Tearful Taskin vows to make a strong comeback

Tearful Taskin vows to make a strong comeback

Fast bowler Taskin Ahmed vowed to make a strong comeback after being snubbed from the 15-member World Cup squad, announced by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Tuesday.Chocked with emotions

Shakib to join Tigers' World Cup preparation camp

Ace all-rounder Shakib al Hasan is set to skip Indian Premier League (IPL) to join the Bangladesh's World Cup preparation camp, scheduled to begin on April 22.BCB had sent a

BCB announces Bangladesh Cricket Squad for World Cup

BCB announces Bangladesh Cricket Squad for World Cup

Sports Reporter :The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced on Tuesday the 15-member Bangladesh Cricket Squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, which is scheduled to be held in England and

World Cup newcomers optimistic to make it an event to remember

The seven players who has earned call-up for the first time in Bangladesh's World Cup squad, expressed their satisfaction, vowing to make the most of the opportunities if they finally

Buoyant Jayed out to make most of the opportunity

Buoyant Jayed out to make most of the opportunity

Rookie Abu Jayed Rahi was nowhere in the discussion during the build-up for the World Cup squad as it was all about either Taskin Ahmed or Shafiul Islam to fill

India pick Karthik over Pant in World Cup squad

AFP, Mumbai :India Monday named a tried and tested squad for the World Cup led by Virat Kohli with selectors going for experience in all the slots with no certain

Tamim returns to cricket after NZ tour

Tamim returns to cricket after NZ tour

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal returned to the cricket field for the first time today since the team back to the country after a horrific New Zealand tour.He did some batting

Shakib to be called up from IPL to join World Cup camp

Shakib to be called up from IPL to join World Cup camp

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is set to send a letter to Shakib Al Hasan, letting him know the team's practice camp for the ICC Cricket World Cup begins on

Tiger wins 15th major title with spectacular Masters victory

Tiger wins 15th major title with spectacular Masters victory

Tiger Woods completed an epic comeback from career-threatening injury and scandal by winning the 83rd Masters on Sunday, capturing his 15th major title to end an 11-year major drought.The 43-year-old

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 complete fixture

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 complete fixture

Bangalore rope in Steyn for injured Coulter-Nile in IPL

AFP, New Delhi :South Africa paceman Dale Steyn will replace injured Nathan Coulter-Nile of Australia at Royal Challengers Bangalore for the rest of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season, the

Aftab warns Legends of Rupganj against complacency

Aftab warns Legends of Rupganj against complacency

Legends of Rupganj coach Aftab Ahmed has warned his cricketers to guard against complacency despite taking a giant leap towards their Dhaka Premier League (DPL) title, finishing the group with

Fit Taskin ready to fire again

Fit Taskin ready to fire again

Fast bowler Taskin Ahmed's determination to regain his form after recovering from the injury has caught the attention of Legends of Rupganj coach Aftab Ahmed.The former national cricketer said that

DPL Super League from April 15

The Super League phase of the Dhaka Premier League (DPL) is set to get underway on April 15 (Monday) with top six teams vying for the most coveted title of

Australian cricketer found guilty of raping a sleeping woman

An Australian cricket player has been found guilty in England of raping a sleeping woman.Alex Hepburn slumped into his seat, covered his face with his hands and sobbed after the

Dhoni loses cool but claims record 100th IPL win as captain

Dhoni loses cool but claims record 100th IPL win as captain

Mahendra Singh Dhoni notched his 100th win as a captain in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Thursday after helping Chennai Super Kings pull off a thrilling chase amid dramatic

Ankle injury sidelined Mustafizur for two weeks

Ankle injury sidelined Mustafizur for two weeks

Fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman was sidelined for two weeks after sustaining an ankle injury during a warm-up session of his Dhaka Premier League (DPL) team Shinepukur Cricket Club.He suffered a

Rahul makes case for India WC call-up with maiden IPL ton

Rahul makes case for India WC call-up with maiden IPL ton

AFP, Mumbai :KL Rahul pushed his case for an India World Cup call-up as he struck his maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) century for Kings XI Punjab on Wednesday.Rahul, who

World could witness four teenagers in action in CWC 2019

Come this May, all eyes will be glued to the TV screens as the cricketing world will enjoy yet another edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup (CWC), expecting to

Pollard fireworks power Mumbai to thrilling win

AFP, Mumbai :West Indies batsman Kieron Pollard smashed 83 off 31 deliveries to power Mumbai Indians to a thrilling three-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League

Scope for surprises in Tigers WC squad: Minhajul

Scope for surprises in Tigers WC squad: Minhajul

A couple of players may get a surprise call for the Bangladesh World Cup squad as the selection panel led by Minhajul Abedin Nannu has been in process to form

Wisden names Kohli Leading Cricketer of the Year for third successive time

Wisden names Kohli Leading Cricketer of the Year for third successive time

The Wisden Almanack named Virat Kohli as the Leading Cricketer of the Year for 2018 on Wednesday (April 10). The Indian captain also was picked as one of the five