The Bangladesh players trained at the scenic Saxton Oval in Nelson ahead of their clash with Scotland on Thursday
The Bangladesh players trained at the scenic Saxton Oval in Nelson ahead of their clash with Scotland on Thursday © BCB


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Christian Ryan: The long-lasting memory of a young batsman we have never seen before is of that one brilliant shot announcing his arrival

    Drop-in pitches will nullify home advantage

Michael Bevan: Portable pitches in Australia tend to be benign, which will help subcontinent teams acclimatise quicker

Mushfiqur gears up

He says his best performances came last year. Now, as the World Cup looms, he's looking to keep it going

Late highs fail to mask wretched year

Save for the rout of Zimbabwe, it was a year of suspensions and demoralising defeats for Bangladesh. By Mohammad Isam

The defeat that launched Bangladesh

A painful loss to Kenya in the 1994 ICC Trophy spurred the team to secure a place in the 1999 World Cup

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Lessons for 2015

Michael Jeh: There is much to learn from the World T20 in Bangladesh but expect different skill sets to come into play in next year's 50-over World Cup

Time for a Bengali reunion

Samir Chopra: The BCCI has missed a golden opportunity by not organising a Test between India and Bangladesh in Kolkata

Missing: the thrill of upsets

Akarsh Sharma: Cricket is not hospitable to its minnows, thus depriving fans of witnessing fairy-tale victories. But T20 could fix that


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Mashrafe Mortaza and his team were given a traditional Maori welcome
The Bangladesh players at training
Mashrafe Mortaza is stumped by Kumar Sangakkara
Sabbir Rahman was the only Bangladesh batsman to pass 50
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Mahmudullah unleashes the pull
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Shakib Al Hasan whips one through the leg side
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Country Fixtures Country Results
Dhaka Div v Rangpur Div at Dhaka - Mar 2-5
Dhaka Div 294/6
Khulna Div v Dhaka Metro at Savar (3) - Mar 2-5
Khulna Div 299/5
Rajshahi Div v Barisal Div at Savar (2) - Mar 2-5
Barisal Div 235 Rajshahi Div 32/1
Sylhet Div v Chittagong D at Fatullah - Mar 2-5
Sylhet Div 214/3
27th Match, Pool A: Bangladesh v Scotland at Nelson
Mar 5, 2015 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT -1d | 17:00 EST -1d | 16:00 CST -1d | 14:00 PST -1d)
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