Tigers relish chance in T20

March 31, 2013

Bangladesh will look to finish their Sri Lanka tour on a high when they face a new-look home side in the one-off Twenty20 International in Pallekele today.
For the first time in their history they will play a match against Sri Lanka without carrying the tag of underdogs despite them still having a very Read more

Abahani clinch women’s football league title

March 31, 2013

Dhaka Abahani Limited defeated Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited 3-1 in the final to lift the Walton Metropolis Women’s Football League title at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Saturday.
Aung Mra Ching Marma, Suraiya Khatun and Suinu Pru Marma scored one goal apiece for Abahani while Liza bagged the only goal for Mohammedan Read more

Women cricketers depart for India today

March 31, 2013

The Bangladesh national women’s cricket team will embark on their historic India tour today for a bilateral series to be played in Baroda and Ahmedabad.
The eves will go up against their Indian counterparts in three Twenty20 internationals on April 2, 4 and 5 followed by three one-day internationals on Read more

Jayasuriya defends selection of minister’s son

March 31, 2013

Sanath Jayasuriya, Sri Lanka’s chairman of selectors, has justified the selection of a minister’s son in the national squad for the one-off Twenty20 against Bangladesh, after
his panel attracted sharp criticism in some parts of the local media. All-rounder Ramith Rambukwella, is the son of media and information minister Read more

Siddik in 10th place after third round

March 31, 2013

Siddikur Rahman couldn’t maintain his second round’s majestic form in the third as he ended the day in joint 10th place at the Chiangmai Golf Classic in Bangkok on Saturday.
He finished the third round on three-under-par 69 on a day when it started everything on wrong note as he hit a bogey in the opening hole but he compensated with Read more

It’s party time for Tigers

March 30, 2013

Mushfiqur Rahim faced some harsh criticism for his refusal to light the candles at the team hotel in Hambantota where Bangladesh played the first two one-dayers of the series.
It can be debated if the criticism is fair or not as Mushfiq has some valid reasons to speak for him. He was exhausted after a six-hour bus journey and was also upset by the loss Read more

Mamunul breaks Abahani hearts

March 30, 2013

Midfielder Mamunul Islam broke Abahani hearts when he guided Sheikh Russell into the semi-finals of the Independence Cup Football Tournament with a 1-0 win in their final group game at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Friday.
The midfielder scored the priceless winner in the 66th minute to top Group B with maximum Read more

Nasir a hero in crisis

March 30, 2013

Not too many cricketers faced a challenge like Nasir Hossain in their debut match. When Bangladesh were six wickets down with only 58 runs on the board, debutant Nasir rose to the challenge immediately.
He made 63 runs to win the challenge and gave the team a decent score though it could not save them from a big sever-wicket defeat against Zimbabwe in Read more

Tigers to miss Saqlain services

March 30, 2013

Bangladesh national team spinners will not have the opportunity to avail the services of their spin bowling coach Saqlain Mushtaq on the forthcoming tour of Zimbabwe as he decided to remain beside his ailing wife, said the officials of the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Friday.
The former Pakistani off-spinner joined the Bangladesh national cricket team as their spin Read more

Sakib bolsters Leicestershire

March 30, 2013

Leicestershire have added Sakib al Hasan, the Bangladesh all-rounder, to their roster for the Friends Life t20 tournament in a move which earmarks the tournament as their biggest priority of the season.
A young Leicestershire squad is expected to struggle over a long Championship season in Division Two, but the county has T20 pedigree – reaching the Champions League in 2011 – and it is in the Read more

Siddik takes a big leap

March 30, 2013

Siddikur Rahman took a big leap in the Chiangmai Golf Classic when he ended the second round in joint ninth position to brighten his chance for a second Asian Tour Title in Bangkok on Friday.
The golfing hope of Bangladesh, started the day in 16th place but finished it in a spectacular fashion, when he hit two birdies at the final 17th and 18th holes to bolster his claim with two rounds Read more

8th Dhaka Motor Show 2013 begins in city

March 29, 2013

The 8th Dhaka Motor Show 2013 began at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the city on Thursday. CEMS Global – Conference & Exhibition Management Services USA in association with CEMS Bangladesh is organising the event, said a press release.
Commerce minister GM Quader was present at the inaugural ceremony as the chief guest Read more

Tigers pull off a stunner

March 29, 2013

Nasir Hossain kept his composure amid a freefall of wickets to help Bangladesh pull off a stunning three-wicket win over Sri Lanka and square the three-match series 1 -1 in Pallekele on Thursday.
Set a revised target of 183 runs in 27 overs after rain halted play for more than two hours, the Tigers scurried to 184-7 with six balls to spare to post their first win over Sri Lanka in Read more

Razzak 200 not out

March 29, 2013

In the recent years Bangladesh’s bowling perhaps never faced so much criticism like that they are coming under in Sri Lanka. The run-fest by
the Sri Lankan batsmen in the Test series and dozens of over-pitched deliveries in the first one-dayer had kept the bowlers on a knife’s Read more

Bangladesh ousted controversially

March 29, 2013

In a late twist to events, Bangladesh were controversially deposed off their status as one of the two best runners up sides as Laos and Turkmenistan were confirmed as
the two best runners up qualifiers for the AFC Challenge Cup in Maldives next year.
The official website of the Asian Football Confederation had shown Turkmenistan and Read more

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