Salma Khatun named Bangladesh captain for Ireland tour, World T20 qualifiers

The Bangladesh Cricket Board have named a squad of 14, as well as four stand-by players, for the upcoming women’s tour of Ireland and the campaign at the ICC Women’s World T20 Qualifier to be played in the Netherlands shortly afterwards. Twenty-seven-year-old off-spinner Salma Khatun has been named to lead the team, that sport in…

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Afghanistan clinch whitewash with final over thriller

Afghanistan wrapped up a historic 3-0 series win over Bangladesh in the third T20I at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun. Afghan skipper Asghar Stanikzai won the toss and chose to make first use of a somewhat sluggish surface. Mohammad Shahzad (26) and Usman Ghani (19) performed their first task, that of getting…

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Rhodes confirmed as new Bangladesh head coach

The Bangladesh Cricket Board have confirmed the appointment of Steve Rhodes as the new men’s team head coach. The former England wicketkeeper-batsman takes over fully eight months after Chandika Hathurusingha’s bombshell resignation in October 2017, he will be contracted until the end of the World T20 in 2020. Since Hathurusingha’s left to take his dream…

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