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Tigers worried at Dharmashala!

Bangladesh National Cricket team will play all the matches of the qualifying rounds of T20 World Cup Cricket at the Dharmashala Cricket Stadium in Himachal region of India which is almost 4000 feet high from the sea level. The tigers will face Netherlands in the first qualifying match on Wednesday. But they are worried about the height of the play ...

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Asia Cup Final- India clinches Asia Cup title

 Bangla Mirror Desk : 7 March, 2016 India finally clinched the T20 Asia Cup 2016 title beating host Bangladesh by eight wickets in a rain-hampered 15-over curtailed match at Shere Bangla National Stadium on Sunday night.   A calm chase from Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli helped India make light work of their chase of 121 as they won their ...

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Asia Cup final faces bad weather risk

Bangla Mirror  Desk : 6 March, 2016 Heavy rain and stormy weather before over an hour of starting nation’s most desired and expected Asia Cup final match between inspired Bangladesh and confident India likely to be washed out and trophy would be shared among the two finalists. Heavy rain started around 6:00pm on Sunday evening and minutes after wild wind ...

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Sourav Ganguly column: Pakistan and Sri Lanka put Asian cricket in a spin

5 March, 2016 Sourav Ganguly Before getting into any analysis of the Asia Cup final, I would like to state that the health of Asian cricket has started to concern me. There has been a massive drop in the quality of Sri Lanka and Pakistan, who were once the powerhouses in Asian and world cricket. I know that every team ...

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Five reasons why Bangladesh can be a successful T20 side

Sports desk : 5 March, 2016 Cricket has evolved significantly over years, from Tests to ODIs to T20s. The Bangladesh cricket team’s evolution over years can be compared to the evolution of cricket.   Starting off by becoming a Test-playing nation in 2000, Bangladesh have grown a lot as a side in the last 15 years to become a formidable ...

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Bangladesh, India to play Asia Cup final Sunday

5 March, 2016 Bangladesh will face mighty India in the final of the 13th Asia Cup T20I at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Sunday. The high voltage final of the five-nation Asian tournament will start at 7:30pm (local time) amid passionate excitement of country’s cricket loving people. On the way to final, the 10th ranked Bangladesh started their ...

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Physio brushes aside any uncertainty over Shakib’s play in tomorrow’s final

World’s no-1 Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan’s injury is not so complicated and now he is out of danger, team physio confirmed. Shakib was hurt himself during batting practice on Friday and within moments the news of his injury spread a wave of panic to the cricket-lovers of the country with concern that whether he will be able to play ...

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Bangladesh seals 51 run victory against UAE

Turning around from the recent defeat against India, Bangladeshi tigers roared again and snatched a huge victory of 51 runs crushing emerging cricket power United Arab Emirates (UAE) at Shere Bangla National Stadium in city’s Mirpur on Friday night. It was really a superb bowling performance from the tigers’ side. Having a ordinary score of 133 Bangladeshi bowlers wrapped UAE ...

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UAE beat Afghanistan by 16 runs

Rohan Mustafa’s all-round performance helped the United Arab Emirates (UAE) beat Afghanistan by 16 runs in the first qualifying round match of the T20 format Asia Cup at Khan Saheb Osman Ali Stadium on Friday. Mustafa scored 77 runs with bat and bowled 2.5 overs for three wickets. Chasing a target of 177 runs, Afghanistan finished at 160 for all ...

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Messi securing ‘best-ever’ status this season

For years now, Lionel Messi has been considered one of the best footballers ever to play the game. Although comparing the Argentine genius to legends such as Diego Maradona, Pele or Johan Cruyff seemed outrageous at first, his impressive stats in terms of Ballon d’Ors won (five), collective titles conquered (26) and goals scored (439) at only 28 years of ...

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