With Shreyas Iyer proving his worth with a maiden Twenty20 international fifty in Sunday’s series decider against Bangladesh, India’s search for a limited-overs No.4 batsman may finally be over.
Virat Kohli’s India will be aiming to strengthen their number one position in the world Test championship when they start a two-match series against Bangladesh on Thursday.
A special anti-terrorism tribunal in Bangladesh sentenced seven members of a banned militant group to death on Wednesday for their involvement in an attack on a Dhaka cafe
Bangladesh pace bowler Mashrafe Mortaza, one of the country’s biggest sports stars, stepped down on Thursday as captain of the national one-day side, possibly ending his international career.
The red-hot Indian pace battery ran through the fragile Bangladesh batting like a hot knife through butter, before Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli eased to typically classy half-centuries
Mohammed Shami took four wickets as India crushed Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs inside three days of the opening Test on Saturday. This, after India declared their first innings on 493 for six, garnering a lead of 343 runs.
The pipeline exploded in front of a five-storey building, blowing some of its walls off, Mohammad Mohsin said, citing witnesses. The injured were taken to hospital, he said, adding the death toll could rise as some were in critical condition.
The UN’s highest court on Tuesday begins a hearing into allegations of genocide in Myanmar over the military campaign against the Rohingya minority, with leader Aung San Suu Kyi set to defend those who once held her under house arrest.
Excavators flanked by Bangladesh riot police are at work demolishing illegal soot-belching brick kilns around the smog-choked capital Dhaka, forcing migrant labourers out of work and back to their villages.