All times

Customise ESPN

Afghanistan rewarded for long-term planning, toughness

Their historic victory showed how well they had planned after their disastrous World Cup, using their limited resources


Isam: How Rashid Khan turned the game his way

Twice he broke Bangladesh's back in the Test. It was the Rashid factor that really got to the hosts

Bangladesh v Afghanistan

Only Test, Chattogram

Shakib expresses unwillingness to lead again

'I think it will be ideal if I didn't have to be the captain,' he says

Blame game begins as Bangladesh batsmen hit the wrong pitch

Shakib Al Hasan blames the system, while BCB chief wants an explanation from the team management about their strategies in the Test against Afghanistan

In the home camp

Bangladesh look to take the pace off again, but is it a sensible ploy?

Three fast bowlers in the squad, but only one likely to be in the XI, that too, only for the heck of it - is that the best way forward for Bangladesh?

Shakib not 'mentally prepared to lead in Tests and T20s'

The Bangladesh Test and T20I captain feels the younger crop must be handed more responsibility over the next four-year cycle

Pre-series buzz

Rashid Khan to lead new-look Afghanistan in Bangladesh Test

Ibrahim Zadran and Qais Ahmad the new names in the long-format squad, while the T20I set-up also includes some fresh faces

Bangladesh drop Mustafizur for Afghanistan Test

Tamim Iqbal was also missing from the squad after he was granted a leave by the BCB earlier this month

Customise ESPN