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Hasan, Islam strikes half centuries; Bangla post 253-3 at lunch


Shakib Al Hasan and Naeem Islam struck half centuries to take the home team to 252-3 at lunch, within sight of the follow-on target on day three of the Dhaka Test today against the West Indies.


Naeem's maiden century boosts Bangladesh

Naeem Islam’s maiden test century helped Bangladesh reach 455-6 to trail West Indies by only 72 runs on the first innings after three days of the first test at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Thursd

Chanderpaul piles on misery for Bangladesh


Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Denesh Ramdin frustrated Bangladesh as they took the West Indies to an imposing score of 437-4 at lunch on the second day of the first Test on Wednesday.

Resuming at 361-4,

Bangladesh struggle after Chanderpaul's double ton


Bangladesh struggled in reply to a huge West Indian total and faced the prospects of following on after Shivnarine Chanderpaul hit a brilliant double century in the first Test here on Wednesday.


West Indies reach 107-3 after Gazi's double strike


Bangladesh spinner Sohag Gazi had a debut to remember, taking two key wickets and a good catch before West Indies reached 107-3 at lunch on the opening day of the first Test in Dhaka on Tuesday.


Powell's ton helps West Indies post 228-3 at tea


Opener Kieran Powell scored a sedate century to lift the West Indies to 228-3 at tea on the opening day of the first Test in Dhaka on Tuesday.

The 22-year-old right-handed batsman was unbeaten on 115

Chanderpaul, Powell anchor West Indies


The ever-reliable Shivnarine Chanderpaul and opener Kieran Powell hit stubborn hundreds to give the West Indies a commanding start in the first Test in Dhaka on Tuesday.

Chanderpaul remained unbeaten

Rahim hopes Bangladesh up to Windies challenge

Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim backed his team to come good against the West Indies on Tuesday, despite the fact they have not played a Test for 11 months.

The Tigers played their last series aga

West Indies to 'stay hungry' in Bangladesh


West Indies captain Darren Sammy wants his players to "stay hungry" and to build on recent successes when they meet Bangladesh Tuesday in the first of two Tests.

Sammy's men are buoyed by victory in

Sunil Narine ready to bowl on any pitch


West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine says he is prepared to make adjustments if the pitches in the upcoming two-Test series against Bangladesh do not offer any assistance.

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