Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

5114dAnand Vasu in Dhaka

'Pathan is getting better with every game'

Sourav Ganguly, on the road to recovery from the fever that kept him off the field for the whole of the third day of the first Test, spoke to the media after India's emphatic win at Dhaka

5117dRoving Reporter by Anand Vasu in Dhaka

Memories of a Dhaka hero

Anand Vasu on the sad events of February 1998 when Raman Lamba, the former India opener, was killed in a freak accident at the Bangabandhu Stadium

5115dCricinfo staff

Zaheer's day out

Zaheer Khan scaled a few batting peaks on the third day at Dhaka and broke the world record for the highest score by a No

5115dThe Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Tendulkar and Pathan put India on the brink

Fighting half-centuries by Nafis Iqbal and Manjural Islam Rana saved Bangladesh from acute embarrassment, but India's continued to push for an inevitable innings victory

5115dRoving Reporter by Anand Vasu in Dhaka

Disenchanting the Dhaka crowd

Tendulkar scoring a century and more, reprieves notwithstanding, is bearable, but Zaheer Khan clattering the ball around the park merrily, and realistically harbouring ambitions of reaching three figures was too much for the Dhaka crowd to take

5114dThe Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Pathan wraps up comprehensive win

After valiant hitting by Manjural Islam (69) and Tapash Baisya, Irfan Pathan and Zaheer Khan struck to dismiss Bangladesh for 202, giving India victory by an innings and 140 runs

5116dCricinfo staff

'The ball swings more here' - Pathan

Irfan Pathan completed his first ten-wicket haul in Tests against Bangaldesh on the third day at Dhaka. He spoke to the press afterwards

5116dThe Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Tendulkar mauls Bangladesh

It was another day at Dhaka when history, rather than competition, was the talk of the town

5116dThe Wisden Verdict by S Rajesh

Setting the tone in the field

With player of the class of Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly, often one chance is all it takes to swing the momentum of the game; Bangladesh generously offered three, and now can only pray that the defeat which will inevitably come their way is an

5117dThe Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Pathan takes five as Bangladesh fold for 184

History was made at the Bangabandhu Stadium at Dhaka as Anil Kumble scaled Indian bowling's Mount Everest on a day when Bangladesh staggered against incisive left-arm swing

5115dThe Wisden Verdict by Dileep Premachandran

Learning disability

There's a macabre inevitability to the Bangladeshi batting that reminds you of the trashy tomato-ketchup-and-spray-paint Friday the 13th movies