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Day 3

1050dGeorge Dobell in Mirpur

Stokes fined for Sabbir altercation

Stokes, the England allrounder, has been fined 15 percent of his match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the second Test against Bangladesh in Mirpur

Day 2

1052dThe Report by Alan Gardner

Bangladesh in front after fluctuating day

Bangladesh fought themselves into a promising position in the second Test, leading by 128 runs and hopeful of setting England a significant fourth-innings target to chase on a wearing surface

1051dGeorge Dobell in Mirpur

England allrounders disguise same failings

This time it was Chris Woakes and Adil Rashid who produced a stirring England comeback, but such recoveries are a reminder of long-standing weaknesses

1050dGeorge Dobell in Mirpur

England add Dhaka to the catalogue of shame

There have been many low points in English cricket over the past decade and the capitulation against Bangladesh in Dhaka, however rewarding for the hosts, must stand among them

1051dMohammad Isam in Mirpur

Mahmudullah's madness undermines Bangladesh

Mahmudullah's self-destruction trying to slog-sweep the last ball of the day, from Zafar Ansari, was out of keeping with much good work done elsewhere

Day 1

1053dThe Report by Alan Gardner

Tamim ton the beacon on 13-wicket day

Bangladesh suffered an abysmal collapse of 9 for 49 in their first innings but then removed three England wickets before rain brought an early finished to the first day of the Dhaka Test

1052dMohammad Isam in Mirpur

Centurion Tamim rues the runs that got away

Tamim Iqbal extended his remarkable record against England with his eighth Test century, but Bangladesh's batsman collapsed to undermine his efforts


1046dMohammad Isam

Tamim given charge of field changes in Mirpur Test

Mushfiqur Rahim, Bangladesh's Test captain, has said coach Chandika Hathurusingha gave Tamim Iqbal the role of "helping" the bowlers closely during the last session of the Dhaka Test against England

1053dGeorge Dobell in Dhaka

Cook shelves convention for short-term gains

With spinners yet to give him the kind of control Graeme Swann and Monty Panesar once did, Alastair Cook has had to turn to his seamers to deliver subcontinent success.

1053dMohammad Isam in Dhaka

Testing times for Bangladesh's pace attack

Their impressive limited-overs form has been based around quick bowling but Bangladesh currently struggle to field a two-man pace attack in Tests

1053dThe Preview by Mohammad Isam in Dhaka

Bangladesh push to go one better

After finding themselves on the wrong side of a thriller in Chittagong, Bangladesh will look to their top order to deliver redemption in Mirpur

Elite List


No of bowlers before Mehedi Hasan to take 3 five wicket hauls in their first 2 Tests.He joins ND Hirwani, CV Grimmet,T Richardson, SF Barnes & RM Hogg

Record Chase


The highest score successfully chased by England in Asia. Incidentally it was against Bangladesh at Dhaka in 2010. This was also their last successful chase above 200.

Home Runs


Number of batsmen before Imrul Kayes to score 1000 Test runs in Bangladesh. Tamim Iqbal leads the chart with 2207 runs.

Only the second


No. of offspinners with two 5-fors in their first-two Tests. Sonny Ramadhin was the first one to do it. Mehedi Hasan is also the first Bangladesh bowler to do so.

One-stand show


Percent of runs in Ban's inns that came from one stand - 170 out of 220, which is the 2nd-highest in a completed Test inns. Highest: 77.78% SL v SA Durban 2000-01.

Quick wickets


Bangladesh in the last 15 overs of the second session. They slid down from 171 for 1 to 205 for 6 before Tea.

Mushfiqur's 50th


No. of Bangladesh players who have appeared in 50 or more Tests, including Mushfiqur Rahim. Mohammad Ashraful (61) and Habibul Bashar are the others (50).

Big stand


No. of bigger partnerships for Bdesh in Tests vs Eng, than the 170 runs between Tamim and Mominul. The highest is 185 between Tamim and Imrul at Lord's 2010.

Tamim's favourites


No. of 50+ scores for Tamim Iqbal in Tests against England, in just 11 innings including this. He has scored at least a fifty in each of the six Tests versus England.

Cook equals Atherton


No. of Tests Alastair Cook has captained in, including this - joint most by an England captain. Michael Atherton had also lead England in 54 Tests.

No Broad, No Anderson


No. of Tests for England without Anderson and Broad in the playing XI since March 2008, including this match. The only other was v WI, Edgbaston, 2012.