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ICC World Cup 2015: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka - As it happened...
ICC World Cup 2015: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka - As it happened...

Welcome to our live cricket blog for this Pool A clash between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Follow live score and all the latest updates here.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh - Preview
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh - Preview

Enduring a rather wobbly campaign so far, former champions Sri Lanka would be eyeing a big win to boost their confidence when they take on Bangladesh in their third pool A ODI cricket match of the ICC World Cup here on Wednesday.

Jason Holder hails `wonderful` Windies
Jason Holder hails `wonderful` Windies

West Indies captain Jason Holder praised his side`s "wonderful performance" as they got their World Cup campaign back on track with a 150-run thrashing of Pakistan in Christchurch on Saturday.

Talisman Shakib Al Hasan raises bar for Bangladesh players
Talisman Shakib Al Hasan raises bar for Bangladesh players

A Bangladesh cricketer leading any individual world ranking is an achievement in itself but Shakib Al Hasan has raised the bar considerably by topping the all-rounder`s charts in all three formats.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Beating Aussies not impossible, says Bangladesh star Mushfiqur Rahim
Cricket World Cup 2015: Beating Aussies not impossible, says Bangladesh star Mushfiqur Rahim

Bangladesh star batsman Mushfiqur Rahim says beating Australia won`t be impossible after seeing off Afghanistan in their first tilt at this year`s World Cup.

ICC World Cup: Shakib, Rahim hit fifties as Bangladesh post 105-run win
ICC World Cup: Shakib, Rahim hit fifties as Bangladesh post 105-run win

Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim struck resilient half-centuries as Bangladesh got past a fighting Afghanistan by 105 runs in their opening pool match of the cricket World Cup, here on Wednesday.

Shakib Al Hasan first Bangladeshi to 4,000 ODI runs
Shakib Al Hasan first Bangladeshi to 4,000 ODI runs

Shakib Al Hasan became the first Bangladesh cricketer to make 4,000 one-day international runs on Wednesday during the World Cup clash against Afghanistan.

ICC WC 2015: Bangladesh will be under pressure, says Afghan skipper
ICC WC 2015: Bangladesh will be under pressure, says Afghan skipper

 Afghanistan skipper Mohammad Nabi said Tuesday that it would be Bangladesh, and not them, who would be under pressure going into the World Cup Pool A encounter Wednesday.

ICC World Cup 2015, Afghanistan vs Bangladesh: Preview
ICC World Cup 2015, Afghanistan vs Bangladesh: Preview

They are one of international cricket's most heartwarming stories but players from war-torn Afghanistan would be aiming for emphatic results rather than mere goodwill in their maiden World Cup appearance, which starts with a pool A match against Bangladesh here tomorrow.

Bangladesh bank on trio to achieve 'realistic goal' at cricket World Cup
Bangladesh bank on trio to achieve 'realistic goal' at cricket World Cup

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.

Mashrafe Mortaza to lead Bangladesh in WC, rookie Soumya Sarkar makes the cut
Mashrafe Mortaza to lead Bangladesh in WC, rookie Soumya Sarkar makes the cut

 Senior speedster Mahsrafe Mortaza will lead a 15-member Bangladesh squad in the ICC World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand.

Allrounder Soumya Sarkar in Bangladesh World Cup squad
Allrounder Soumya Sarkar in Bangladesh World Cup squad

 Bangladesh Sunday picked all-rounder Soumya Sarkar in their 15-member squad for the 2015 One-day International (ODI) cricket World Cup.

Big Bash best way to prepare for World Cup: Shakib Al Hasan
Big Bash best way to prepare for World Cup: Shakib Al Hasan

 Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has said playing in Australia's domestic Big Bash Twenty 20 cricket tournament would enable him to prepare in the best possible way for the ICC World Cup to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand next year.

Shakib Al Hasan to play in Big Bash for Melbourne Renegades
Shakib Al Hasan to play in Big Bash for Melbourne Renegades

 Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who is presently the world’s No.1 Twenty20 (T20) cricketer, has signed to play for the Australian Melbourne Renegades in the second half of the T20 Big Bash League season.

Shakib Al Hasan NOC restriction lifted, can play for KKR
Shakib Al Hasan NOC restriction lifted, can play for KKR

Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan can now participate in IPL-8 for his side Kolkata Knight Riders after the BCB ended its restriction on the all-rounder to take part in overseas competitions.

Bangladesh allow bad boy Shakib Al Hasan to play Big Bash tournament
Bangladesh allow bad boy Shakib Al Hasan to play Big Bash tournament

Bangladesh cricket chiefs announced Tuesday they were lifting a suspension for bad behaviour on Shakib Al Hasan, allowing the star all-rounder to play in overseas leagues including Australia`s Big Bash T20 tournament.

Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe: Rahim, Mahmudullah make it 4-0 for hosts
Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe: Rahim, Mahmudullah make it 4-0 for hosts

Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah each struck a fifty to set up a 21-run win for Bangladesh over Zimbabwe in the fourth one-day international in Dhaka on Friday.

3rd ODI: Bangladesh seal Zimbabwe series with 124-run win
3rd ODI: Bangladesh seal Zimbabwe series with 124-run win

Opening batsman Anamul Haque top-scored with 95 as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 124 runs in the third One-day International to wrap up the five-match series here on Wednesday.

1st ODI: Shakib Al Hasan leads Bangladesh to crushing win over Zimbabwe
1st ODI: Shakib Al Hasan leads Bangladesh to crushing win over Zimbabwe

 Shakib Al Hasan starred with bat and ball to lead Bangladesh to a crushing 87-run victory in their first one-day international against Zimbabwe in Chittagong on Friday.

Shakib Al Hasan emulates Ian Botham, Imran Khan
Shakib Al Hasan emulates Ian Botham, Imran Khan

Bangladesh all-rounder, Shakib Al Hasan became only the fourth player in the 137-year history of Test cricket to score a hundred and take 10 wickets in the same match. The 27-year-old achieved this unique feat on November 7, helping Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 162 runs in the second Test match.