Bangladesh Cricket Board: News

16 Mar 2024

Litton Das

Litton Das dropped from Bangladesh team: Decoding his lean patch

Team Bangladesh has dropped Litton Das for the third and final ODI against Sri Lanka on March 18 in Chattogram.

Bangladesh appoint Najmul Shanto as captain for NZ Test series

Bangladesh Cricket Board announced Najmul Shanto as their new Test captain for the upcoming two-match Test series against New Zealand.

10 Nov 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

World Cup 2023, Australia vs Bangladesh: Presenting the statistical preview

Australia and Bangladesh will cross swords in their respective last league-stage game in the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup.

Sacked SL cricket board restored after court quashes minister's decision

In a shocking development, the Sri Lankan court has restored the country's cricket board which was sacked by their sports minister Roshan Ranasinghe following their shambolic defeat against India in the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup.

28 Sep 2023

Shakib Al Hasan

Shakib Al Hasan eyes international retirement after 2025 Champions Trophy

Veteran Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan eyes retirement from international cricket following the 2025 ICC Champions Trophy.

28 Sep 2023

Tamim Iqbal

Tamim Iqbal's omission from World Cup squad: All we know

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has found itself in hot waters following a series of allegations from veteran opener Tamim Iqbal.

Will Ebadot Hossain get fit for ODI World Cup? Details

In a worrisome piece for Team Bangladesh, pacer Ebadot Hossain is racing against time to regain fitness for the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup in October-November.

11 Aug 2023

Shakib Al Hasan

Decoding Shakib Al Hasan's stats as Bangladesh captain (across formats)

Shakib Al Hasan has been named as the new ODI captain for Bangladesh.

11 Aug 2023

Shakib Al Hasan

Shakib Al Hasan named Bangladesh's ODI captain: Details here

Veteran all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been appointed the new ODI captain of the Bangladesh cricket team.

06 Aug 2023

Shakib Al Hasan

Will Shakib Al Hasan become Bangladesh's new ODI captain? Details

Though Tamim Iqbal has taken a U-turn on his international retirement, he has stepped down as the ODI skipper.

06 Jul 2023

Tamim Iqbal

Tamim Iqbal retires from international cricket: Details here

Veteran Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has retired from international cricket with immediate effect.

05 Jun 2023

Litton Das

Litton Das to become Bangladesh's 12th Test captain: Key stats

Litton Das has been named Bangladesh's captain for the one-off Test versus Afghanistan, starting June 14 at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka.

12 May 2023

Ireland Cricket

IRE vs BAN: Harry Tector registers his career-best ODI score

Ireland batter Harry Tector registered his fourth century in the ongoing 2nd ODI against Bangladesh at the County Cricket ground in Chelmsford.

Allan Donald to continue as Bangladesh's pace-bowling coach: Details 

As per the latest developments, Allan Donald's contract as Bangladesh's pace-bowling coach has been extended till the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 in India in October-November.

BCB appoints Chandika Hathurusingha as head coach: Details here

The Bangladesh Cricket Board, on Tuesday, said that Chandika Hathurusingha has been named as the new head coach for a two-year period.

Russell Domingo steps down as Bangladesh head coach: Details here

Russell Domingo has stepped down as Bangladesh's head coach with immediate effect.

20 Oct 2022

Indian Cricket Team

India to tour Bangladesh for three ODIs, two Tests: Details

The schedule of India's 2023 tour of Bangladesh was announced on Thursday.

Bangladesh appoint Sridharan Sriram as technical consultant: Details here

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) appointed Sridharan Sriram as the technical consultant of the national team in T20I cricket on Friday.

14 Aug 2022

Shakib Al Hasan

Asia Cup: Shakib Al Hasan named T20I captain of Bangladesh

Veteran all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been appointed the T20I captain of Bangladesh until the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup in Australia.

Shakib Al Hasan appointed Bangladesh's Test captain: Details here

Star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been named the captain of Bangladesh in Test cricket.

Mahmudul Hasan out of New Zealand tour with finger injury

Bangladesh batter Mahmudul Hasan Joy has been ruled out of the remainder of the New Zealand tour with an injury, according to Cricbuzz.

03 Aug 2021


England tour of Bangladesh postponed; English players to play IPL

England's white-ball tour of Bangladesh has been postponed indefinitely.

Australia to play five T20Is against Bangladesh: Details here

Cricket Australia has confirmed that the men's team will be playing five T20I matches against Bangladesh next month.

All-rounder Mahmudullah makes sudden decision to retire from Test cricket

In a shocking piece of news, Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah, on Friday, announced retirement from Test cricket.

Shakib Al Hasan apologizes for disrespectful behavior in DPL match

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, on Friday, issued an apology for his disrespectful behavior during a Dhaka Premier League match.

Australia, New Zealand to play five T20Is each in Bangladesh

Australia are set to tour Bangladesh to compete in a five-match T20I series, later this year.

Australia, New Zealand set to tour Bangladesh for T20Is

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), on Wednesday, announced the nation will host a three-match T20I series against Australia and New Zealand in September-October 2021.

30 Jan 2021


Jay Shah elected as President of Asian Cricket Council

BCCI secretary Jay Shah has been unanimously elected as the President of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Saturday.

West Indies tour of Bangladesh: Shakib named in preliminary squads

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), on Monday, announced the preliminary squads for the upcoming home leg against West Indies.

Bangladesh likely to tour Sri Lanka in October

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced that Bangladesh could tour Sri Lanka for a three-match series in October this year.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What will happen to ICC World Test Championship?

The coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on the international cricket calendar with several bilateral series getting postponed.

Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh's tour of Sri Lanka postponed

Bangladesh's upcoming tour of Sri Lanka has been postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: Bangladesh unlikely to tour Sri Lanka in July

Bangladesh are unlikely to tour Sri Lanka for their scheduled three-match Test series in July after senior players expressed reservations against travelling.

'Was disappointed with BCB's treatment', says Mashrafe Mortaza

Former Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza stated he was disappointed after the Bangladesh Cricket Board insisted him to retire.

BCB turns down request from players to train in stadium

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has turned down a request from leading cricketers in the country to resume personal training at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka.

England unlikely to host West Indies for Test series

The possibility of England's home series against West Indies looks bleak, owing to the coronavirus pandemic.

Bangladesh postpone Test series against Australia: Details here

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday said it was postponing a two-match Test series against Australia scheduled for June due to the global coronavirus pandemic.

BCB keen on roping in Bangar as Test batting consultant

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) hopes to avail the services of Sanjay Bangar as the national team's batting consultant specifically for red-ball cricket.

BCB chief asks Mushfiqur to reconsider touring Pakistan

Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan on Tuesday urged Mushfiqur Rahim to reconsider his decision for the Pakistan tour next month.

25 Feb 2020

Virat Kohli

Asia XI and World XI squads announced: Details here

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the Asia XI to face a World XI in a T20 series to commemorate the birth centenary of Bangladesh's founding father, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

12 Feb 2020

Pakistan Cricket Team

Bangladesh turn down PCB's day-night Test proposal

The Bangladesh Cricket Board, on Tuesday, refused to participate in the proposed Day-Night Test match in Pakistan.

Pakistan could play Day-Night Test against Bangladesh: Details here

Hosts Pakistan came up with a commendable performance in the opening Test to tame visitors Bangladesh by an innings and 44 runs, on Monday.

Mushfiqur Rahim to become Bangladesh's highest-paid cricketer: Details here

Veteran wicket-keeper batsman, Mushfiqur Rahim, is in line to become the highest-paid cricketer for Bangladesh.

Ottis Gibson roped in as Bangladesh fast-bowling coach

Bangladesh have roped in former Windies great Ottis Gibson as their fast-bowling coach.

Bangladesh agree to tour Pakistan for complete series: Details here

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has agreed to the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB's) proposal for hosting their team for a full-fledged tour.

Bangladesh's Mortaza opts out of national contract: Details here

Bangladesh ODI team captain Mashrafe Mortaza has fuelled retirement rumors after giving up on his national team central contract for the country.

26 Dec 2019

Pakistan Cricket Team

No Pakistani should be included in Asia XI: BCCI

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will be celebrating the birth centenary of 'Bongobondhu' Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founder of Bangladesh, by hosting two T20 matches in March.

13 Dec 2019

Mohammad Amir

BPL 2019-20 in spot-fixing controversy following massive no-ball

The opening day of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2019-20 is already in the news for all wrong reasons yet again.

BCB bans Shahadat Hossain for physically assaulting teammate

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has suspended pacer Shahadat Hossain from the ongoing National Cricket League.

02 Nov 2019

Pakistan Cricket Team

South Africa receive PCB invitation for T20I series in Pakistan

In a desperate attempt to revive full-time cricket in Pakistan, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has made the latest approach by sending an official invitation to South Africa for a T20I series in the country.

Here's why Sheikh Hasina has lent support to Shakib

The cricketing fraternity was in shock when Bangladesh's Test and T20I captain, Shakib Al Hasan, was banned for two years by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for his failure to report an approach by a bookie.

29 Oct 2019


India to play first D/N Test next month: Details here

In a historic development, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has accepted the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) request to play a Day-Night Test in India.

Shakib likely to miss tour of India: Details here

Bangladesh are likely to miss out on the services of their T20I and Test skipper Shakib Al Hasan during the upcoming tour of India.

BCCI proposes Day-Night Test against Bangladesh in Kolkata, response awaited

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has proposed a Day-Night Test against Bangladesh during the upcoming tour starting November 3.

BCB set to take legal action against Shakib Al Hasan

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is set to take legal action against senior all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan.

"Will delete your number": BCB chief lashes out at Mehidy

Bangladesh Cricket Board chief Nazmul Hassan reportedly lost his temper during a team meeting and lashed out at all-rounder Mehidy Hasan.

BCB close to conflict resolution, Mashrafe Mortaza likely to mediate

As per new reports coming in, the ongoing conflict between the cricketers and the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) looks closer to resolution.

22 Oct 2019


Ganguly confident of Bangladesh touring India despite ongoing conflict

The new BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has expressed confidence about Bangladesh touring India despite the ongoing conflict between players and the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB).

Bangladesh cricketers call strike, India tour under threat: Details here

Cricketers from Bangladesh have called a strike as they would not be participating in any cricketing activities unless their demands are met by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB).

Shakib Al Hasan makes bold claim regarding Bangladesh cricketers

Bangladesh's Test and T20I captain Shakib Al Hasan has made a bold claim that the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is trying to suppress the Bangladesh cricketers. Further, it is implementing new rules of its own.

12 Oct 2019


These new rules in BPL have never been implemented before

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has come up with a revolutionary change in its principal T20 competition, the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).

Bangladesh U-19 team flies to NZ first time after attack

Bangladesh Under-19 cricket team flew to Christchurch, New Zealand from Dhaka to play a bilateral series.

Russell Domingo is the new head coach of Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has named South Africa's Russell Domingo as the new head coach of the national team.

Tamim Iqbal named Bangladesh skipper for Lanka tour: Details here

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has named Tamim Iqbal as the team's interim skipper for the upcoming three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka.

Bangladesh sack head coach Steve Rhodes after CWC 19 disappointment

Bangladesh couldn't keep up with their promise in the ICC World Cup 2019 and ended up on eighth spot in the 10-team league table.

Bangladesh change their kit for 2019 World Cup: Details here

The Bangladesh cricket team had to change their jersey strip for the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019.

BCB announces Bangladesh's 15-member squad for ICC World Cup 2019

The ICC World Cup 2019 is just over a month away and the participating countries have started announcing their final squad for the tournament.

Christchurch mass shooting: Third Test between NZ and Bangladesh cancelled

The third Test between New Zealand and Bangladesh has been cancelled after more than 40 people were killed when gunmen opened fire on two mosques in Christchurch on Friday.

BCB bars Steve Smith from participating in BPL 2019

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has decided against the inclusion of Steve Smith in the upcoming Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).

Bangladeshi pacer Mustafizur Rahman to miss IPL 2019

Bangladeshi cricketer Mustafizur Rahman was released by the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League trade window.

BCB not responsible for Shakib's present scenario, says President

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hasan has stated that Shakib Al Hasan is, himself, responsible for his injury woes as he wasn't forced to play in the Asia Cup 2018.

Mohammad Ashraful eyes comeback after 5-year ban ends

Former Bangladesh skipper Mohammad Ashraful is eyeing a comeback to the national team after serving his five-year ban.

Social media brawl: Bangladesh cricketer Sabbir Rahman under scanner

Bangladeshi cricketer Sabbir Rahman has come under the scanner of the country's board for getting into a brawl on social media post the side's second ODI against West Indies.

Mustafizur Rahman not to play IPL anymore

Mustafizur Rahman has found himself in a spot of bother as the Bangladesh Cricket Board has forbidden the pacer from participating in overseas T20 leagues.

Bangladesh keen on hiring Gary Kirsten as their consultant

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) are in talks with former SA player Gary Kirsten to hire him as a consultant for the national cricket team.

Reports claim Shakib Al Hasan broke the dressing room window

Reports have emerged that Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan was responsible for shattering the dressing room window.

Pakistan invites Bangladesh for a cricket series

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is trying to pursue Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to send their national cricket-team to Pakistan for a bi-lateral cricket series in December this year.