Ali was 56 not out at the end of play, adding to his first-innings score of 133, while debutant Shafique finished unbeaten on 53.
On 50th anniversary of the liberation of Bangladesh, we need to recall one of the best-kept secrets of the war: The role played by the Special Frontier Force, a highly trained Tibetan regiment based in today’s Uttarakhand, in the Chittagong Hills.
Bangladesh vs West Indies: Spinners put hosts in driver's seat despite late batting stutter on Day 3
The hosts on the third day stumps reached 47-3, stretching their 171-run first innings lead to 218 after bowling out the West Indies for 259 runs earlier in the day.
Bangladesh vs West Indies: Shadman Islam hits fifty, Jomel Warrican picks 3 wickets as teams share opening-day honours
Bangladesh ended the day on 242-5, with Shadman leading the way with 59 off 154 balls — and several others chipping in with useful knocks while Jomel Warrican picked up three wickets.
Bangladesh's Jaladash community of fisherfolk dwindles under onslaught of climate change, state apathy
Almost no member of the Jaladash community owns any land, so farming or aquaculture are not options open to them. They use the same fishing nets that their ancestors did.
Bangladesh train mishap: Toll rises to 16, over 50 injured in Kasba train collusion; Sheikh Hasina stresses need for railway officials to stay alert
According to the Daily Star, Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina 'expressed deep shock and sorrow at the loss of lives and injuries to many passengers' and 'expressed sympathy to the bereaved families and prayed for the salvation of the departed souls'.
Bangladesh on alert as Cyclone Bulbul approaches Bay of Bengal; Khulna region, home to Sundarbans, likely to be worst hit
Authorities in Bangladesh put more than 50,000 volunteers on standby and readied about 5000 shelters as a strong cyclone in the Bay of Bengal is expected to hit the low-lying nation's vast southwestern and southern coast on Saturday evening
The oil spill in southeast Bangladesh is the latest in a series of environmental disasters affecting river based ecosystems in the country, showcasing how inadequate the environmental safeguards are
Bangladesh Cricket Board sacks two first-class coaches for not playing leg-spinners in National Cricket League
Bangladesh have upped in the ante in their quest for a quality leg-spin bowler, with two domestic first-class coaches sacked for not fielding one in the National Cricket League.
Afghanistan's spin prodigy Rashid Khan faces a tough challenge as he captains his side for the first time against Bangladesh in only his war-torn country's third Test starting Thursday.
Bangladesh vs Afghanistan: Head coach Russell Domingo confident of hosts beating Rashid Khan and Co in one-off Test
Bangladesh's new head coach Russell Domingo on Tuesday backed his charges to beat Afghanistan in the one-off Test starting on Thursday, provided they could build enough pressure on the opposition.
The anointment of Chowdhury is an indication on how the Gandhis may choose a person to lead the Congress, in case a sulking Rahul Gandhi refuses to take up the mantle again.
Bangladesh vs West Indies: Hosts fail to build on first innings advantage as Windies spinners lead fightback on second Day
Bangladesh were unable to cash in on the advantage, slumping to 55 for five in their second innings at stumps on the second day for a lead of just 133 runs.
Ayub Bachchu had undergone a heart valve surgery in 2009 and continued to suffer from heart tissue damage and health complications
Fazle Rabbi, Mohammad Saifuddin included in Bangladesh's ODI squad as cover for injured Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal
Rabbi, 30, has never played for the full international side but has been rewarded for strong performances in Bangladesh A's tour of Ireland this year. Saifuddin last played for the national side in January.
Bangladesh student protests puts Sheikh Hasina govt on defensive, stirs opposition party's hopes of revival before general election
Sheikh Hasina's Awami League has taken a hit in the run-up to an election she was widely expected to win, after heavy-handed policing of demonstrations and a wave of arrests fuelled accusations that free speech is increasingly being curtailed.
Students' protest in Bangladesh nears end after series of violent events sees several journalists injured
The students' non-violent movement in Bangladesh that erupted on 29 July following the death of two students in a road accident in Dhaka seems to have come to an end after a series of violent incidents
Bangladesh women's cricket player Najrin Khan Mukta in police custody for possessing 14,000 meth pills
A Bangladeshi court on Monday sent a female cricketer to two-days’ police custody after she was arrested with 14,000 pills of popular drug ya ba, as methamphetamine is widely known in Asia, a senior police officer said.
The ICC penalised the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka for its sub par pitch a week after rebuking Bangladesh's other top venue in Chittagong for its shoddy ground.
Acting Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah said on Wednesday his team was confident of getting its first-ever Test series win over Sri Lanka after eking out a dogged draw in the opener