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Isam: Familiar batting woes hurt Bangladesh

They could have pulled off a 2-0 victory over Australia, but collapsed to 97 for 6 on the fourth day in Chittagong and had to settle for a 1-1 draw

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Lyon, Warner power series-saving Australia victory

Bangladesh succumbed to the offspin of Nathan Lyon early on day four, and were not able to recover

Australia in Bangladesh 2017

Nathan Lyon's exploits

Brettig: Evolving Lyon clears all doubts

From the verge of being left out of Australia's Test team last year, Nathan Lyon is now indispensable to the squad

How Lyon became Australia's sweetheart.

Why the offspinner, who is now the leading wicket-taker in Tests this year, is so loved on and off the field


Australia in Bangladesh 2017

Matt Renshaw to keep playing the line

The Australia opener's commitment to protecting his stumps is central to his batting approach and he is firm on adhering to it

Bangladesh v Australia

1st Test, Mirpur

Warner rates Dhaka century his best innings

Australia's opening batsman talks of his century in Dhaka, and battling his troubles against spin in the subcontinent

Isam: Bangladesh use Ashwin's trick to pierce Smith's armour

Bangladesh have managed to unsettle Steven Smith by bowling from around the wicket, but it's a strategy that also puts pressure on their bowlers to be more accurate

Bangladesh v Australia

1st Test, Mirpur

Shakib to the fore as Bangladesh make history

With an 84 in the first innings and match figures of 10 for 153, he led the team to their first Test win over Australia

Bangladesh v Australia

1st Test, Mirpur

Isam: Shakib's quest for excellence inspires Bangladesh

He may not be seen in the same light as the legendary quartet of allrounders from the 1980s, but Shakib's contribution towards raising Bangladesh's game is reason enough to consider him one of the greats

Australia will show us more respect now - Shakib

A recent upturn in fortunes at home has given the team immense self-belief, says the Bangladesh allrounder

Australia preparations

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Alpha Lyon ready to surpass Benaud

Fronting in Dhaka for his 68th Test, the offspinner, at last, talks more forcefully now. The words themselves don't explode but are delivered with greater oomph, reflective of his seniority

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Series preview

Isam: Bangladesh's chance to make Australia take notice

Bangladesh are in a quest to properly challenge Australia for the first time. Also, the series can warm up an often cool relationship between the two cricketing nations

Shakib looks back with no regrets

The No. 1 ranked allrounder, who will be playing his 50th Test next week, looked back on his career and childhood in the lead up

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Bangladesh news

Opener Imrul Kayes adjusting to No. 3

While Imrul Kayes is happy to perform the role the team wants him to, he admits it's not the easiest switch to make

Joshi named Bangladesh's spin-bowling coach

The former India spinner arrived in Dhaka on Tuesday and began working with the Bangladesh bowlers ahead of the Test series against Australia

Australia's combinations

Australia in Bangladesh 2017

Agar offers us a lot of flexibility - Lehmann

Australia coach Darren Lehmann says the pitch in Mirpur could result in his side fielding two spinners in the first Test

Australia's only warm-up game called off due to waterlogging

The two-day practice match between the Australians and the BCB XI was cancelled after the Fatullah Cricket Stadium was deemed "not up to the mark" by the touring side

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Bangladesh squad

Mominul back in Bangladesh Test squad

Mominul Haque has been recalled to the Bangladesh squad for the first Test against Australia in place of Mosaddek Hossain, who has an eye infection

Isam: Bangladesh need clarity in selection policy

The controversy surrounding Mominul Haque's place in the side is the latest episode of tumult in a convoluted selection process

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Test preparations

Peter Handscomb aims to emulate Ranchi template

The Australia batsman believes adopting a mindset similar to the one that helped Australia save the Ranchi Test against India is the way to go in Bangladesh

Australia in Bangladesh 2017

Squad update

Khawaja, Agar set for Test comebacks

Captain Steven Smith has also indicated that the No. 6 position - between Glenn Maxwell and Hilton Cartwright - will be based on conditions in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Test squad

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ODI form may not be enough to earn Mahmudullah a recall

With Mosaddek Hossain and Sabbir Rahman likely to retain their spots, the selectors have some difficult decisions before they name the Test squad against Australia

Intra-squad match, Darwin

Australia in Bangladesh 2017

Lehmann confident of David Warner's fitness

The batsman passed a concussion test on Tuesday following a blow to the neck, but sat out of the final day of the practice game

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Bangladesh preparations

Mashrafe urges senior quartet to step up in Tests

Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah 'will have to put a price on their wicket', says the Bangladesh senior bowler


Bangladesh preparation

Mushfiqur believes it's 'best time' to face Australia

Mushfiqur Rahim said Bangladesh can put together a combination that is capable of taking 20 wickets in a Test

Pay dispute

Australia news

Cricket Australia and players finally reach pay deal

The long and bitter dispute is over, paving the way for the Test tour of Bangladesh to proceed later this month

A layperson's guide to Australia's contract kerfuffle

The ACA and CA have sorted out their disagreements over the PP, the PPP, the ACR and the ACRA, to say nothing of the IP. The fans, meanwhile, have only this to say: TGIO

Pay Dispute

Australia news

Bangladesh tour depends on MoU - Smith

The Australia captain has reiterated that players are unlikely to travel without a resolution to the ongoing pay dispute between CA and the ACA

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