Pacer Matheesha Pathirana starred with 4/32 as Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by five wickets in match number two of Asia Cup 2023 at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Thursday, August 31. Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bat first in the game, but were bundled out for 164 in 42.4 overs. Sri Lanka chased down the target in 39 overs.
Ravichandran Ashwin played a key role in India’s win over Bangladesh in the second Test in Dhaka on Sunday, December 25. The visitors were chasing 145 for victory and resumed to their second innings on 45/4. Things got extremely tense for India as they slumped to 74/7 in the first session of play on Day 5.
Team India bowling coach Paras Mhambrey praised stand-in captain KL Rahul after Day 4 of the Chattogram Test against Bangladesh, stating that he rotated the bowlers very well and kept the pressure on the opposition.
Team India pacer Mohammed Siraj has admitted that he prefers bowling wobble-seam deliveries because he has tasted success with it. The 28-year-old was one of the star performers on Day 2 of the Chattogram Test against Bangladesh
Team India batter Ishan Kishan created history on Saturday, December 10, shattering the record for the fastest double hundred in men’s ODIs. The left-hander clobbered 210 off 131 balls in the third one-dayer of the series against Bangladesh in Chattogram. His reached 200 in 126 balls, breaking the previous record for the fastest men’s one-day hundred with ease - Chris Gayle (138 balls).
Team India head coach Rahul Dravid hailed skipper Rohit Sharma for going out to bat in the second ODI against Bangladesh despite a thumb injury. The Indian captain hurt his hand very early in the match while trying to take a catch in the slip. He had to be taken to the hospital for scans.
Team India skipper Rohit Sharma lamented the lack of runs after the team’s one-wicket loss in the first one-dayer against Bangladesh in Dhaka on Sunday, December. He, however, also conceded that the bowlers could have done a better job in the last 10 overs of the match.
Fast bowler Kuldeep Sen and all-rounder Shahbaz Ahmed have been named as replacements for Yash Dayal and Ravindra Jadeja in India’s squad for the three-match ODI series against Bangladesh, which will be played in December. An official BCCI release on Wednesday, November 23 confirmed the changes.
Left-arm seamer Shaheen Afridi claimed four wickets for 22 runs, his career-best T20I performance, as Pakistan beat Bangladesh by five wickets in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 Super 12 match on Sunday, November 6 in Adelaide. The win saw them book a place in the semi-final from Group 2 after South Africa were knocked out following their 13-run loss to Netherlands. India also progressed by virtue of the Proteas failing to finish in the top two.