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Cricket World Cup and Asian Cup join forces for big crowds in Canberra

Chris Dutton Cricket minnows Bangladesh and Afghanistan are more popular than two of the world's best teams and World Cup officials are convinced three games at Manuka Oval can attract almost 50,000 people next...


India humbles Bangladesh in one-dayer

Paceman Stuart Binny grabbed a record six wickets for just four runs as India thrashed Bangladesh by 47 runs in a low-scoring second one-day international in Dhaka.


India beats Bangladesh in Asia Cup

India?s Virat Kohli.

Virat Kohli won the battle of the captains as reigning World Cup champions India defeated host Bangladesh by six wickets in the second match of the Asia Cup in Fatullah on Wednesday.

Bangladesh thrashes Afghanistan in World T20

Bangladesh batsman Shakib Al Hasan plays a shot during the World Twenty20 cricket match against Afghanistan.

Hosts Bangladesh have made an impressive start in the World Twenty20 with a nine-wicket demolition of Afghanistan in the tournament opener in Dhaka.


Bangladesh in World T20 Super 10

Bangladesh sneaked into the Super-10 stage of the World Twenty20 despite losing to minnows Hong Kong by two wickets in their last first-round match in Chittagong on Thursday.


Twenty20 World Cup: West Indies rout Bangladesh

Tamim Iqbal

Dwayne Smith smashed 72 off 43 balls before spinner Samuel Badree claimed 4-15 as the West Indies thrashed hosts Bangladesh by 73 runs in a Twenty20 World Cup match in Dhaka on Tuesday.


Australia out of World T20 as Pakistan beats Bangladesh

Ahmed Shahzad

Mirpur Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by 50 runs in a Group 2 match in the Twenty20 World Cup at Shere Bangla National Stadium on Sunday, ensuring Australia's exit from the tournament.


Lanka on top after first day of Test against Bangladesh

Sri Lanka's Kaushal Silva (right) dives to try and take a catch offered by Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim (left) as Sri Lanka's wicketkeeper Dinesh Chandimal (second right) and Mahela Jayawardene (third right) look on.

Dhaka Seamers Shaminda Eranga and Suranga Lakmal help dismiss hosts for 232.

Jayawardene double leaves Bangladesh facing defeat

Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene attempts a reverse sweep during his innings of 203 not out.

Dhaka Veteran Sri Lankan batsman becomes Test cricket's sixth-highest run-getter.


Bangladesh under pressure after Sangakkara triple

Chittagong Sri Lankan left-hander makes a career-best 319 and joined the 11,000-run club.


Bangladesh holds on to draw second Test with Sri Lanka

Chittagong Mominul Haque hits an unbeaten century to help Bangladesh draw the second Test with Sri Lanka.


Sri Lanka claim Twenty20 series with dramatic last ball victory over Bangladesh

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Sachithra Senanakaye hit a boundary off the last ball as Sri Lanka secured a dramatic three-wicket win over Bangladesh in the second Twenty20 match in Chittagong on Friday to win the series 2-0.


Australia to sit in on Bangladesh briefing

DHAKA, BANGLADESH - MARCH 04: Captain Darren Sammy of West Indies jumps as he celebrates with team mate Sulieman Benn after Benn's wicket of Rubel Hossain of Bangladesh during the 2011 ICC World Cup Group B match between Bangladesh and West Indies at Shere-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur on March 4, 2011 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)
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Chris Barrett Concerns rise over security guarantees at World T20 tournament.


Safety of players at Bangladesh World Twenty20 questioned

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Chris Barrett Concerns rise over security at this year's World T20 tournament.


Kane Williamson ton puts NZ in charge against Bangladesh

Kane Williamson.

Losing three wickets in the last hour undid much of New Zealand's belligerent work as they reached 5-280 on the first day of the first cricket Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong.


Opener Tamim misses ton as NZ restricts Bangladesh

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal sets off for a run during his innings of 95.

Dhaka New Zealand restricts Bangladesh to 5-228 on the first day of the second Test.


Bangladesh picks up three NZ wickets before rain ends play

New Zealand's Kane Williamson is hit by a bouncer from Bangladesh paceman Rubel Hossain on the second day of the second Test match on Tuesday.

Dhaka Shakib Al Hasan claims three wickets as Bangladesh reduces New Zealand to 3-107.


Mominul leads Bangladesh fightback

Mominul Haque scored an unbeaten century as part of a record partnership with Tamim Iqbal as Bangladesh fought their way back into the second Test against New Zealand in Dhaka on Thursday.


Bangladesh makes clean sweep of one-day series

Bangladesh opener Shamsur Rahman attempts an unorthodox shot as New Zealand wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi looks on.

Fatullah, Bangladesh Shamsur Rahman leads Bangladesh to a stunning victory over New Zealand.


New Zealand ends Bangladesh tour with T20 win

New Zealand batsman Anton Devcich hits a boundary during his knock of 59 in the T20 match against Bangladesh.

Dhaka Colin Munro and Anton Devcich star with the bat as Black Caps win.