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Bangladesh skipper urges caution on World Cup hopes

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza has poured cold water on fan hopes for this month's World Cup, warning that the seventh-ranked team was facing an...

Bangladesh aim to break new ground at World Cup

Bangladesh have set their sights on capping a remarkable rise by reaching the World Cup semi-finals for the first time. Mashrafe Mortaza's arrive in England...

Pakistan cricketer Asif Ali’s daughter dies after cancer treatment

Pakistan batsman Asif Ali was included in the final 15-man World Cup squad, selectors said Monday, one day after the death of his 18-month-old daughter...

Soumya, Mosaddek lead Bangladesh to tri-series triumph

Bangladesh gave themselves a boost ahead of the World Cup with victory in the tri-series final against the West Indies in Dublin on Friday, as...

Cricket World Cup winners to get record $4m prize money

The winners of the upcoming World Cup in England will receive a record $4 million (£3.1 million) for lifting the trophy, the International Cricket...

Bangladesh sweat over Shakib fitness before tri-series final

Bangladesh have been left sweating over the fitness of star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan ahead of their tri-series one-day international final against West Indies in...

Stirling century can’t stop Bangladesh beating Ireland

Paul Stirling's century and 94 from captain William Porterfield were insufficent to prevent Bangladesh beating Ireland by six wickets in a triangular series one-day international in...

Virus-free Shadab cleared for Pakistan’s World Cup stint

Fast-rising Shadab Khan was Tuesday cleared to play the World Cup later this month after latest blood tests showed he was clear of previously...

Bangladesh beat West Indies to set up final rematch

Bangladesh beat the West Indies by five wickets in the one-day international Tri-Series on Monday to set up a final rematch between the teams in...

Bangladesh unlikely to tour Sri Lanka in July – official

Bangladesh cricket authorities said Saturday they are unlikely to proceed with a planned tour to Sri Lanka in July citing fears that the country could...