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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Tri-series final, Mirpur

Ashraful gutted but highlights improvement

Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful was left ruing what could have been, after he hosts looked to be on course to pick up their first tri-series trophy, only to be pipped at the post by Sri Lanka who held on for a two-wicket victory in the final in Mirpu

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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Tri-series final, Mirpur

Experience in finals won us the game - Sangakkara

Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara believes Sri Lanka's experience of playing in final proved decisive as they managed a narrow two-wicket win against Bangladesh in the final of the Tri-Nation Tournament.

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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Tri-Series, 3rd match, Mirpur

Ashraful hails 'best victory'

Mohammad Ashraful, the Bangladesh captain, has hailed his side's five-wicket win over Sri Lanka in Mirpur on Thursday as their best victory

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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Tri-Series, 3rd match, Mirpur

Shakib powers Bangladesh to final

Shakib Al Hasan's powerhouse batting and inspired bowling performances from vice-captain Mashrafe Mortaza and debutant Rubel Hossain ensured Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka in the third match of the tri-series and, more importantly, secured a place in the final

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Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe, Tri-Series, 2nd match, Mirpur

Kulasekara, Mendis demolish Zimbabwe

A fine display from Ed Rainsford and a disciplined performance from the spinners helped Zimbabwe restrict Sri Lanka to 210 in the second match of the Tri-Nation Tournament in Bangladesh

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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chittagong

Mushfiqur and Ashraful fined for excessive appealing

Mohammad Ashraful and Mushfiqur Rahim of Bangladesh have been fined for excessive appealing during the third day of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Chittagong which finished on Tuesday

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ICC Test rankings

Australia cling to No. 1 Test spot after Sydney win

Australia's 103-run victory against South Africa in the third and final match of the series in Sydney has ensured they stay top of the ICC Test rankings. However, the gap at the top has been reduced to just five rating points as South Africa clinched the

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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 4th day

Siddons bemoans overawed batsmen

Jamie Siddons, the Bangladesh coach, said his batsmen were a bit overawed by the prospect of facing Muttiah Muralitharan and Ajantha Mendis in tandem

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Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 3rd day

'I think 400 is a safe score' - Samaraweera

Thilan Samaraweera, the Sri Lankan batsman, feels Bangladesh will be unable to mount a Mirpur-like challenge in the fourth innings, with conditions in Chittagong not very conducive for batting