Mirpur braces for series decider

Bangladesh will be looking to bank on home advantage with spin expected to play a crucial role when Mominul Haque’s side take on Sri Lanka in the second and series-deciding Test, starting at the...

'Focused' Lankans hope to cheer fans back home

Sri Lanka coach Chris Silverwood is hoping to give fans back home in the crisis-hit island nation reason for cheer with a win over Bangladesh in the second and final Test beginning Monday.

Mosaddek’s career shaping into a new dimension

With spinner Nayeem Hasan ruled out of the second Test following a fracture to his hand, all of a sudden the focus has turned to Mosaddek as a bowling option.

Chattogram Test ends as an expected draw

There were no last-minute surprises as the first Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka ended as an expected draw after Dinesh Chandimal and Niroshan Dickwella held their own in the final session on...

Tantalising fifth day likely heading for anticlimax

The complexion of the first Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka began to change in the last delivery of the fourth day yesterday when Taijul Islam castled nightwatchman Lasith Embuldenya through...

Dickwella, Chandimal frustrate Tigers

The first Test of the two-match series in Chattogram is likely heading for a draw as Sri Lanka approach the final session of the match today with a handy lead and, more importantly, with wickets in...

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

Mirpur braces for series decider

Bangladesh will be looking to bank on home advantage with spin expected to play a crucial role when Mominul Haque’s side take on Sri Lanka in the second and series-deciding Test, starting at the...

May 22, 2022
May 22, 2022

'Focused' Lankans hope to cheer fans back home

Sri Lanka coach Chris Silverwood is hoping to give fans back home in the crisis-hit island nation reason for cheer with a win over Bangladesh in the second and final Test beginning Monday.

May 22, 2022
May 22, 2022

Mosaddek’s career shaping into a new dimension

With spinner Nayeem Hasan ruled out of the second Test following a fracture to his hand, all of a sudden the focus has turned to Mosaddek as a bowling option.

May 21, 2022
May 21, 2022

Tigers’ bowling options decimated by injuries

Following a draw in the first Test in Chattogram, the second Test against Sri Lanka will be a tough challenge for a Bangladesh team battling multiple injuries that may linger into next month’s tour...

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

A Test of individual accolades

There were very slim chances that the Chattogram Test, between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, would render a result. In fact, Sri Lanka all-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva admitted that they ‘knew it was...

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Bangladesh deserve 'full marks', says Bashar

Former Bangladesh captain turned national selector Habibul Bashar did not hesitate to give Bangladesh team ‘full marks’ for their efforts under trying conditions in the Chattogram Test against Sri...

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Nayeem likely to miss Dhaka Test after bowling with fractured finger

Nayeem Hasan, who came in as the replacement of the injured Mehedi Hasan Miraz for the ongoing two-match Test series between hosts Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, is uncertain to take part in the second...

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Sri Lanka hold on for draw

There was no late drama as the first Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka ended in an expected draw on the fifth day at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram yesterday.

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Mominul positive about Dhaka Test

Batters getting some big runs led to Bangladesh captain Mominul Haque being positive about the upcoming second Test in Dhaka, slated to begin from May 23.

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

‘Bangladesh made us work really hard’

Despite the initial pressure from Bangladesh, Dinesh Chandimal and Niroshan Dickwella dug deep to eventually draw the first Test of the two-match series at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in...