Mortaza ruled out of Asia Cup

The Bangladesh cricket team`s injury problems were on Friday compounded after senior pacer Mashrafe Mortaza was ruled out of the remainder of the Asia Cup due to a side strain.

Ziaur Rahman takes five in Bangladesh victory

Ziaur Rahman`s maiden five-wicket haul in just his fourth one-day international saw Bangladesh record a comprehensive 121-run victory over Zimbabwe in the first of a three-match series in Bulawayo.

Mahmudullah and Shafiul showed character: Shakib

Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan was full of praise for the ninth-wicket pair of Mahmudullah and Shafiul Islam, who guided the team to stunning win over England in a group B World Cup match, here on Friday.