Bangladesh Mustafizur Rahman
CT 2017, Game 1, ENG V BAN- Bangladesh Predicted XI

Bangladesh have beaten England the last time they were up against each other in a major ICC tournament. Since then, though, England have mastered the art of playing the ODI format.

Bangladesh Mushfiqur Rahim
Mushfiqur Rahim hails the impact Haturusingha and Tamim Iqbal

Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim will go down in history as the first Bangladesh skipper to complete a win against an England side. Although one can certainly make the case for the fact that the wicket was in their favor, the Bangladesh players certainly made a case for themselves with some grit and fight ensuring that […]

Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh
Shakib Al Hasan thanks ECB for sending the team despite security concerns

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan thanked the England Cricket Board (ECB) for allowing the England team to tour Bangladesh to play the two-match Test series despite the fact that there was a massive security cloud hovering over the series. However, in spite of all this, the odds were indeed defied on a few occasions and a […]

The best thing is that the big players stood up: Chandika Haturusingha

Bangladesh coach Chandika Haturusingha is mighty pleased with the performance of his Bangla side. And he has good reason to be happy as his side clinched their first ever Test match win against England at Chittagong. As mentioned earlier, the Sri Lankan is considered as a highly influential coach and someone who has had the […]

England v Bangladesh Shakib Al Hasan
Ben Stokes gives a cheeky reply to Shakib Al Hasan on Twitter

We might be living in the “T-20 age” but it’s that time of the year when Test matches are ruling the cricketing world. Almost all the ranked nations are currently involved in the red ball cricket (or the pink one!), that too on result oriented pitches, which makes it an exciting and historical time to […]

Mehedi Hasan Miraz of Bangladesh
I still have a long way to go: Mehedi Hasan

At 19, Mehedi Hasan has fast-tracked his career as an off-spinner. With bags of wickets on debut followed up by a wonderful performance in the second Test at Dhaka, something that not many expected of him. However, in recent times, many of the players who make their debuts are inadvertently dropping off the pace sooner […]

Alastair Cook frustrated with sanctions imposed on Ben Stokes

Having drawn the series, it is certainly clear that England skipper Alastair Cook is frustrated. Of course, he has every reason to be frustrated as history will state that he was the first England skipper to lose a match against Bangladesh while the fact that Ben Stokes was back to his antics in the Test […]

Mehedi Hasan Miraz of Bangladesh
Mehedi Hasan achieves 33rd rank in Test bowler rankings after his debut series heroics

19-year-old Bangladesh off-spinner Mehedi Hasan has surged into 33rd position in the ICC Player Rankings for Test Bowlers after bowling Bangladesh to its first-ever Test victory against England which earned the home side a 1-1 series draw. Mehedi, who won the player of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 award at the same venue eight months […]

Ian Botham
England will be judged in India, not Bangladesh: Ian Botham

Former England all-rounder Ian Botham says he is not worried about what happened in Bangladesh and feels India will be the real test as far as England team is concerned. Beefy as he is called quoted, “It [batting collapse] can happen in that part of the world,” England great Botham told AFP in an interview […]

We possibly showed our inexperience: Alastair Cook

Going back to the dressing room at tea, England were cruising along at 100/0. Not many would have foreseen what followed next. 19-year-old Mehedi Hasan Miraz and the veteran all-rounder Shakib-Al-Hasan spun a web to skittle England out for 164 runs in next session, leading Bangladesh to memorable Test win. History was made at Sher-e-Bangla […]