Furious with his bowlers for conceding over 400 runs in the rain-hit one-off cricket Test against India, Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim said their approach made it difficult for him to even set the field for the rival batsmen.
They might be the hosts but the Bangladeshi cricket team has been left baffled by the pitch for the one-off Test against India with their Sri Lankan coach Chandika Hathurusingha saying that he has never seen a track like the one in Khan Saheb Osman Ali Stadium here.
On the verge of equalling AB de Villiers' record of half-centuries in 12 conssecutive Tests, Bangladesh batsman Mominul Haque said he is merely eyeing a good performance against India in the one-off match starting tomorrow and the milestone is not on his mind.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has invited Bangladesh to play in the strife-torn country even as the scheduled tour of Zimbabwe appears to be in jeopardy following the latest terrorist attack on members of the Ismaili community here.
Pakistan's embattled head coach Waqar Younis has made it clear that he has no intentions of stepping down from his post in the wake of the team's abject surrender in the limited over series in Bangladesh.
Bangladeshi cricketer Rubel Hossain on Monday got a clean chit in an alleged rape case filed by an aspiring actress as the police, in its final report, sought acquittal of the 'country's world cup hero'.
It`s been a long time coming but Mohammad Mahmudullah is finally fulfilling his promise as a match-winning batsman. For both him and his country Bangladesh, the long wait is paying off at the perfect time.
Pulling off an upset or two and guarding against potential banana skins will be the mantra for Bangladesh, who will bank on the senior trio of Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal and Mushfiqur Rahim to try and punch above their weight at the World Cup.