DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Sri Lanka crushed Bangladesh by 10 wickets in the second cricket test to win the series 1-0 after the host team collapsed from 156-5 to 169 all out in its second innings on Friday.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal hit centuries as Sri Lanka raised hope of winning the second test after reducing Bangladesh to 34-4 on day four Thursday.
The host still needs 107 runs with six wickets remaining on the last day to force Sri Lanka to bat a second time.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The head of the U.N. refugee agency urged the international community on Wednesday not to forget more than 1 million Rohingya refugees who are living in sprawling camps in Bangladesh after fleeing from neighboring Myanmar.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Resolute batting at the top of the order helped put Sri Lanka in a comfortable position on the rain-interrupted third day of the second cricket test against Bangladesh on Wednesday.
BANGKOK (AP) — At least 16 people from Myanmar’s Rohingya minority have died after a storm capsized the boat they were traveling on to seek refuge in another country, officials and a recovery team member said Tuesday.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Mushfiqur Rahim's unbeaten 175 helped Bangladesh move into a strong position in the second cricket test against Sri Lanka on Tuesday despite a fightback led by visiting captain Dimuth Karunaratne late on Day 2.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has been appointed as an assistant coach of the Australian men’s cricket team.
Vettori, who played against Australia in 19 of his 113 tests for New Zealand, has coaching experience in the Indian Premier League, in Australia’s Twenty20 Big Bash competition, and in England and the Caribbean.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Liton Das and Mushfiqur Rahim hit centuries Monday as Bangladesh recovered from a shaky 24-5 to end day one of the second test against Sri Lanka on 277-5.
Liton was batting on 135 and Mushfiqur, who scored 105 in the first test, was on 115 after sharing a record 253 runs in an unbroken sixth-wicket stand.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Sri Lanka batter Kusal Mendis was taken to a hospital with chest pains during the opening day of the second test against Bangladesh on Monday, although tests ruled out any major medical issues.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Pre-monsoon deluges have flooded parts of India and Bangladesh, killing at least 24 people in recent weeks and sending 90,000 people into shelters, authorities said Monday.
CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh (AP) — Sri Lanka recovered from early trouble to hold out Bangladesh and draw the series-opening test on the fifth day Thursday.
Sri Lanka was 161-6 in its second innings about halfway through the middle session, leading by 93 runs, and saved by Dinesh Chandimal, 39 not out, and Niroshan Dickwella, 61 not out.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Sunday said it would keep a window open to export wheat to food-deficit countries at the government level despite restrictions announced two days earlier.
CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh has been boosted by the return of star allrounder Shakib Al Hasan for the two-test series against Sri Lanka starting on Sunday.
Describing Shakib as a two-in-one player, captain Mominul Haque said on Saturday his presence gives Bangladesh the necessary balance it needs to overcome Sri Lanka’s challenge.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Spinner Ajaz Patel, who is one of only three players to have taken 10 wickets in a test innings, will return to the New Zealand cricket squad for its three-test tour to England next month.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav and fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman set up Delhi Capitals’ four-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League on Thursday.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Thousands of members of an Islamist group rallied in Bangladesh’s capital on Friday to protest recent violence in Sweden involving an anti-Muslim far-right group and fresh clashes at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — After a two-year break, thousands of people in Bangladesh and Nepal on Thursday celebrated their respective new years with colorful processions and musical soirees as the coronavirus pandemic eased and life swung back to normal.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Australia will play the West Indies and South Africa will play England in the semifinals of the Women's Cricket World Cup after the makeup of the top four was finally decided Sunday on the last ball of the last match in the league stage.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Suzie Bates made 126 and became only the third woman to surpass 5,000 runs in one-day internationals as New Zealand beat Pakistan by 71 runs Saturday in its last match at the Women’s Cricket World Cup.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh welcomed Monday's announcement by the United States that it considers the violent repression of their largely Muslim ethnic group in Myanmar a genocide.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A new report has found that Facebook failed to detect blatant hate speech and calls to violence against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority years after such behavior was found to have played a determining role in the genocide against them.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Rescuers on Sunday recovered six bodies after a cargo vessel hit a ferry carrying dozens of people along a river outside Bangladesh's capital, officials and survivors said.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — England’s hopes of defending its title at the Women’s Cricket World Cup faltered Monday when it lost by three wickets to South Africa to be left without a win after three matches.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The crisis in Ukraine and Russia, one of the world's main sources of grain, fertilizers and energy, presents new challenges in securing food supplies on top of a prolonged pandemic, a U.N.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Opener Hazratullah Zazai hit a half-century as Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in the second and final cricket Twenty20 to draw the series 1-1 on Saturday.
Zazai struck an unbeaten 59 runs off 45 balls and shared a 99-run partnership with Usman Ghani for the second wicket to help Afghanistan race to victory with 14 balls to spare.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Left-arm spinner Nasum Ahmed claimed a career-best 4-10 as Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by 61 runs in their first Twenty20 on Thursday.
Pacer Shoriful Islam grabbed 3-29 and left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan 2-18 to complement the effort of Nasum, who reduced Afghanistan to 20-4 in the fifth over.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Australia arrived for its first tour to Pakistan in 24 years on Sunday with the visitors due to play three test matches, three one-day internationals and a one-off Twenty20 during their six-week tour.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Allrounder Shakib Al Hasan was recalled to Bangladesh’s squad for a two-match T20 series against Afghanistan next month.
Shakib missed the side’s most recent T20 series against Pakistan last year due to injury.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Captain Kane Williamson will miss New Zealand’s two-test home cricket series against South Africa with an elbow injury.
The strain injury, which can’t be corrected by surgery, also caused Williamson to miss New Zealand’s recent series against Bangladesh.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Rufsa Hasina Afroze, a teacher and academic supervisor at a leading private school in Bangladesh's capital was relieved to see students return to its campus in September after it was closed for 543 days because of the pandemic.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Veteran New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor says he will retire from international cricket after the current domestic season.
The second test against Bangladesh next month, in which he likely will equal Daniel Vettori’s record of 112 tests for New Zealand, will be his last.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladeshi authorities buried 23 unclaimed bodies on Saturday after a day-long search failed to recover more victims or survivors of a massive fire on a crowded river ferry that left 40 people dead.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A massive fire swept through a crowded river ferry in Bangladesh early Friday, leaving at least 39 people dead and 70 injured, officials said. Many passengers leapt from the vessel into cold waters to escape the blaze.
Ajaz Patel’s historic feat of taking 10 wickets in a test innings was not enough to secure his place in New Zealand’s squad for a home series against Bangladesh.
Offspinner Patel became only the third player in test history — after England’s Jim Laker and India’s Anil Kumble — to take all 10 wickets in an innings when he claimed 10-119 in the second test against India earlier this month.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A special rapporteur of the United Nations said Sunday that the international community should build a better partnership with Bangladesh and cut off Myanmar military in dealing with the Rohingya refugee crisis by putting pressure on Myanmar from where they have fled.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh on Thursday marked 50 years of victory over Pakistan in a bloody war for independence by hosting a military parade with the Indian president as a guest of honor.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Offspinner Sajid Khan ended with a match haul of 12-128 as Pakistan broke Bangladesh’s stubborn resistance to secure an innings and eight-run victory in the rain-hit second and final test on Wednesday.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Offspinner Sajid Khan claimed a career-best 6-35 as Pakistan reduced Bangladesh to 76-7 and produced a glimmer of hope of forcing a result in the second and final test on Tuesday.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The third day of the second and final cricket test between Bangladesh and Pakistan was called off Monday due to persistent rain without a ball being bowled.
The announcement came about 90 minutes after the scheduled lunch break as there was no sign of an end to the rain that was caused by Cyclone Jawad.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — The majority of play on day two of the second cricket test between Bangladesh and Pakistan was washed out due to persistent rain on Sunday.
Just 6.2 overs from a possible 98 were possible as Pakistan resumed the day on 161-2 and reached 188-2 before the umpires called it a day.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Skipper Babar Azam hit a half-century to help Pakistan recover from early trouble and reach 161-2 against Bangladesh on the opening day of the second test, which was halted several times for bad light and rain on Saturday.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Emboldened by the return of allrounder Shakib Al Hasan, Bangladesh is ready to finally challenge Pakistan.
The teams will start their second and final cricket test on Saturday.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan fast bowler Hasan Ali will be rested for this month's limited-overs series against the West Indies at Karachi.
The teams are scheduled to play three Twenty20s and three one-day internationals in the southern port city beginning Dec.
CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh (AP) — Opener Abid Ali missed out on back-to-back centuries by nine runs but Pakistan comfortably chased down a 202-run target to beat Bangladesh by eight wickets on Tuesday in the first cricket test.
CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh (AP) — Fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi claimed 5-32 as Pakistan closed in on victory in the first cricket test against Bangladesh on Monday.
Afridi’s fourth five-wicket haul in tests wrapped up Bangladesh’s second innings for 157 on Day 4, setting Pakistan a 202-run target to win.
CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh (AP) — Pakistan's fast bowlers reduced Bangladesh to 39-4 in its second innings at the end of day three on Sunday to leave the first cricket test evenly poised.
Bangladesh had secured a 44-run lead after bowling out Pakistan for 286, thanks largely to left-arm spinner Taijul Islam, who returned figures of 7-116.
CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh (AP) — Pakistan made a strong reply and reached 145 for no loss after fast bowler Hasan Ali claimed 5-51 to dismiss Bangladesh for 330 on day two of the opening test on Saturday.
CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh (AP) — Liton Das hit his maiden century as Bangladesh recovered from a shaky start to reach 253-4 against Pakistan on the opening day of the first cricket test on Friday.
He and Mushfiqur Rahim combined for an undefeated 204-run partnership after Bangladesh was reduced to 49-4 in the first session.