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BCB offers to host Indo-Pak series

Bangladesh are likely to host the bilateral series between India and Pakistan after the two archrivals are closer to break the ice of their cricketing relations. Last time the two countries played a bilateral series was in 2007 when India hosted Pakistan. The current series might be comprised of several ODIs, Tests and Twenty20 matches as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) ...

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Champions Scintilla start new season with a win

Emdad Rahman : Scintilla Cricket Club – the reigning Essex County Cricket League Premier Division champions have made a winning start to the new cricket season. In the seasons curtain raiser the current Premier Division holders saw off Aztecs who chose to bat after winning the toss. Aztecs reached 240/10 from 45 overs with Monish scoring 68 and Irfan adding 40. ...

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Scintilla second XI get off to a winning start

Emdad Rahman : On the start of the league season Scintilla Cricket Clubs second XI emulated the achievements of the senior team by notching up a win in the seasons opener. In the opening Essex County Cricket League fixture Scintilla saw off Aztec Cricket Club at the London Marathon Playing Fields. Scintilla 2nd won the toss and decided to bat. ...

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League winners presented with championship trophy at Essex Cricket Club

Emdad Rahman : Scintilla Cricket Club were honoured for their extraordinary 2014 Premier Division triumph as the Barking & Dagenham team were invited to The Essex County Ground to watch Essex Cricket Club continue the push for promotion in their County Championship fixture against Gloucestershire. The team were invited onto the pitch at lunch where the famous trophy was presented ...

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Mushfiq works hard to get in shape

Bangladesh in-form paceman Rubel Hossain ruled out of the second and final Test of the Dan Cake Bangladesh and Pakistan series due to a side strain. Rubel Hossain was replaced by another pace bowler Abul Hasan Raju. During the fourth day of the first Test of the series at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium (SANS) in Khulna Rubel sustained side strain ...

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Shakib hopes Bangladesh to keep playing good cricket

Bangladesh iconic all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan expressed his optimism about playing good cricket and said that they want to maintain the continuation of their present form of cricket in coming days. “Bangladesh team are playing a very good cricket. I hope that we are able to maintain its continuation in days to come. You all pray for us,” said Shakib ...

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Modi welcomes Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev on Twitter

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday welcomed former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev on micro-blogging site Twitter and concurred with the latter on lauding the efforts of the Indian Air Force (IAF) in carrying out relief operations in earthquake-hit Nepal. “Agree with you @therealkapildev. We’re proud of the efforts of our forces and other agencies. Great seeing you on Twitter. Hope ...

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Chelsea clinch Premier League title

The club anthem Blue is the Colour resounded around a joyful Stamford Bridge and champagne flowed as Chelsea clinched their first Premier League title for five years with a typically stubborn 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Sunday. There was no show-boating from Jose Mourinho’s ruthlessly efficient side and there were a few jitters as they held on to Eden ...

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Tamim, Kayes record stand helps Bangladesh draw Khulna Test against Pakistan

A world record second innings opening stand between Tamim Iqbal (206) and Imrul kayes (150) helped Bangladesh salvage a draw against Pakistan in the Khulna Test.  It was Bangladesh’s first draw against Pakistan in a Test match. Tamim smashed a majestic double century, only second Bangladesh batsman other than Mushfiqur Rahim to achieve the feat, after combining with Kayes for ...

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Tigers thrash Pakistan in Twenty20, too

Bangladesh extended Pakistan’s woes with a seven-wicket victory in the lone Twenty20, displaying yet another commanding performance at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at Mirpur in the capital yesterday. Playing with passion, gusto and guile, they contained Pakistan to a below par 141-5 after which Shakib Al Hasan and Sabbir Rahman Rumman both struck defining half-centuries to help the side ...

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