Cricket in Bangladesh

Short Sport, December 23, 2012

Nicol David

Bangladesh confirm tour to Pakistan

Sunday, 23 December, 2012, 3:43am

Sports Digest, November 22, 2012

Hector "Macho" Camacho. Photo: AP

Former world boxing champion Hector "Macho" Camacho was in critical condition yesterday, after being shot in his native Puerto Rico.

22 Nov 2012 - 2:36am

Defeat hits HK's top-two finish hopes

11 May 2010 - 12:00am

Young cricketers raise country's Test status hopes

By qualifying for next year's World Cup, Bangladesh came of age on the one-day international cricket stage.

Public reaction was nothing short of euphoric when the side qualified by winning last year's ICC Trophy tournament in Kuala Lumpur - dashing Hong Kong's slender hopes along the way.

26 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

Police probe Bangladeshi arms to Tigers

A high-powered Sri Lankan police team is in Dhaka investigating whether arms are being smuggled to the Tamil Tigers by Bangladeshi gangs.

It is believed that a connection between the rebels and some gangs in Bangladesh is being used as a corridor to smuggle arms and munitions.

17 May 1997 - 12:00am

Batsmen let HK down in Dhaka

BANGLADESH defeated Hong Kong convincingly in both the one-day internationals played at the National Stadium in Dhaka.

Hong Kong were beaten by 73 runs in the first game and lost by six wickets in the second.

Reports from Dhaka suggest that the territory's batsmen failed to come to terms with the slow wickets.

2 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Hong Kong go down in a spin

HONG Kong ended their ICC Trophy campaign on a sad note, losing by 57 runs to Bangladesh in their last quarter-final group match at the Aga Khan Club here in Nairobi yesterday.

Chasing a target of 239 in 50 overs, the territory failed to find an answer to the Bangladeshi spinners, and were bowled out for 181 in the 48th over.

28 Feb 1994 - 12:00am

Bangladesh sweep to third victory

BANGLADESH completed a 3-0 series win over Hong Kong after scoring a five-wicket victory in the final international at the Hong Kong Cricket Club yesterday.

20 Dec 1993 - 12:00am

Amarnath sets a poser for selectors

SPIN bowling will be a match-winning factor in the International Cricket Council Trophy in Kenya next February and March, according to Indian Test great Mohinder Amarnath.

The 43-year-old Amarnath, who played the last of his 69 Test matches in 1988 and who retired from first-class cricket two years ago, is coaching Bangladesh on their four-match tour of Hong Kong.

17 Dec 1993 - 12:00am