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Mustafizur Rahman of Bangladesh takes the stumps from Rovman Powell of West Indies

From here to the World Cup is a far way for the West Indies...

The West Indians were not satisfactory against Bangladesh during the ODI series..... Bangladeshi fans, mortified at their team’s humiliating defeat in the Test series against the West Indies, would have felt some relief at their ODI series win. In truth,...
Rovman Powell

Rovman Powell let down by an inconsistent middle-order

"His hitting prowess was brought to the fore as the West Indies team fell prey to inconsistency from their middle order yet again" West Indies’ defeat to Bangladesh in the third and final ODI followed a trend that has become...
Mahmudullah

An in form Mahmudullah is vital for Bangladesh’s success

"Mahmudullah needs to work on his consistency and try to play such knocks more often" After losing a nail-biting second encounter, where Bangladesh failed to hold their nerves, they sealed the series with a magnificent performance at Basseterre on Sunday....
Mashrafe Mortaza of Bangladesh celebrates winning the 3rd and final ODI match between West Indies and Banglades

It was Mashrafe’s series

Mashrafe Bin Mortaza made the ODI series against West Indies all his own...... Let me clarify myself at first. I don’t belong to the school of those blind fans, who always think that whatever their heroes do, is always correct...
Shai Hope

Shai Hope in danger of being dropped after decreasing strike rates

"Hope is no anomaly to the trend. He is scoring runs, but they need to come at a better rate for it to have any value" When Shivnarine Chanderpaul made 80 in 126 balls in that edge-of-the-seat thriller at Chandigarh...
Mushfiqur Rahim of Bangladesh walks off the field

Mushfiqur Rahim does not plan when it requires the most

Yet another close encounter, yet another heartbreak for Bangladesh………. The departure of Shakib Al Hasan in the 30th over led Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah Riyad to unleash yet another inspiring partnership. It was neither about Tamim Iqbal’s uncharacteristic cautiousness nor...
Bangladesh

The challenge for Bangladesh would be to maintain the winning momentum

A much needed victory, but just winning one match might not be enough for the Tigers……… A few days ago, the President of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) threw a bombshell in front of the local press by stating, some of...
Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh hits 4 during the 1st ODI match between West Indies and Bangladesh

The bat of Shakib Al Hasan shines

Shakib's bat talked when the Tigers needed it the most.......  After a disheartening campaign in the Test series, Bangladesh had their hopes pinned on the ODIs to seek revival of fortunes. They were completely outplayed in all three departments in...
Shimron Hetmyer of West Indies celebrates his half century

An eye-opening defeat for West Indies

"With the power-hitters in the lower order relied upon to give the innings a lift in the final few overs, Windies left it to their shortest format instincts to take them over the line, not realising that this was...
Tamim Iqbal of Bangladesh celebrates his century

A different Tamim on a totally different surface

Tamim Iqbal was slow during his hundred but in the end, it was effective...... Bangladesh defied all the odds and punched above their weight in the first ODI against Sri Lanka at Providence to emerge victorious. They almost forgot how...
Abu Jayed

Abu Jayed is good enough for Test cricket

Abu Jayed has impressed as a Test bowler and it would be interesting to stay how he can maintain his mojo in the long run……. What catches your attention more these days in a five-day match? Maybe for the...
Mushfiqur Rahim

Video: Bangladesh’s meek surrender, again!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7YF0GWa_FM It was a different test match and a different venue, but the result was the same! The Test match ended within three days as the visiting team, Bangladesh failed to display any sort of spine while batting. Deep Dasgupta, Arunabha...
Tamim Iqbal dismissed

Bangladesh learned nothing but repeated the mistakes

Shakib Al Hasan rediscovers his mojo, but it was not enough to create an impact as Bangladesh repeat the dismal show with the bat….. Shakib Al Hasan, the Bangladesh skipper, pitched the first of ninth over on a length from...
Jason Holder

Dear Bangladesh batsmen, it’s a Test match and not T20

Yet another dismal show by the Bangladesh batsmen! Liton Kumar Das started off confidently! A sweetly-timed stroke through the offside off a Shannon Gabriel pacey delivery hinted about his attacking mood and it did not stop just here, but Keemo...
Abu Jayed

The comeback of Bangladesh bowlers

A cracking comeback by the Bangladesh bowlers halted West Indies progress……. When a young pacer knows how to pitch it full and bring it back at a consistent pace, no skipper should keep him off, but should continue to use...
Shakib Al Hasan

Bangladesh lack the courage to exploit luck

The story of Bangladesh's struggle continues...... Shakib Al Hasan’s luck in winning the toss seems pretty good. So far, in his second stint as the captain of Bangladesh Test side, he has outweighed his opposite number on both the occasions....
Shakib Al Hasan

It’s time to wake up Shakib Al Hasan!

“Bangladesh and Test cricket demand Shakib to lead from the front” On a track with a plenty of help for the pacers, Kemar Roach transformed into a demon. In the first session of Day 1 of first Test, Roach created...
Kamrul Islam of Bangladesh

Self-belief the key for Bangladesh’s hope of resurgence

Bangladesh need to be at their very best in the second Test and self-belief would be the key in scripting a bounce back...... Rise from the ashes. Well, that's what is Bangladesh are hoping for in Jamaica following the Antigua disaster....
Kemar Roach

Video: Bangladesh surrender disgracefully at Antigua

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjgLXa5LJnE As soon as the first Test progressed, it looked dead after the first one hour of Day 1. Bangladesh were bundled out for just 43 in their first innings and never looked to make a comeback and thus lost...
Shannon Gabriel

Shannon Gabriel delivers in the absence of Kemar Roach

Gabriel rocks again...... West Indies came out hard in the series opener and won the Test by a whopping margin of an innings and 219 runs. Bangladesh had no answers to West Indies seamers and looked bereft of oomph in...

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