On Monday, Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim created history at Galle by becoming the first batsman from his country to score a double hundred in Tests. Rahim achieved this feat en route to his magnificent innings...
The Galle Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh is heading towards a dull draw on the final day. Bangladesh have secured the match by overhauling Sri Lanka’s first innings total of 570 for 4 declared by registering their highest ever total in Test Cricket.
A massive unbroken stand of 262 runs for the fifth wicket between Mohammad Ashraful and Skipper Mushfiqur Rahim looks to be setting up Bangladesh towards a rare draw. With two full days left in the match, Bangladesh are sitting pretty at 438 for 4 in their first innings in reply to Sri Lanka’s 570 for 4 declared.
After leading the series 2-0, Bangladesh would have been disappointed had they lost the five-match ODI series to West Indies at home. They almost did, but for a team that loses more than it wins, the historic 3-2 victory margin...
Bangladesh went 2-0 up in their 5-match ODI Series over West Indies after thrashing the visitors by a record margin of 160 runs. This is the biggest ever victory for the Bangladeshis in terms of runs. Today’s performance was more authentic than their previous best biggest win of 146 runs which came against minnows Scotland.
Following their disappointing loss to New Zealand, Bangladesh now face an improbable task to qualify for the Super Eights. Mathematically, there are still in with a chance, but Mushfiqur Rahim’s men will have to deliver something spectacular if they have to get through.
Gone are the days when Bangladesh were considered pushovers. When New Zealand take on Mushfiqur Rahim’s side at Pallekele, the former would actually start as underdogs, considering Bangladesh have done well against them in the recent past.