Mushfiq’s captaincy secured for now

May 17, 2015

Bangladesh Test skipper Mushfiqur Rahim can be rest assured that his captaincy won’t be taken away in 2015, said Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Saturday. Mushfiq’s captaincy came under scrutiny during the recently concluded two-match Test series against Pakistan. The decision to bat first in the second Test match where wickets turned out Read more

BCB to form committee on match-fixing probe

May 17, 2015

The Bangladesh Cricket Board will launch an investigation committee to probe the alleged match-fixing in the National Cricket League, said BCB president Nazmul Hasan on Saturday. BCB is expected to take immediate actions in this regard as they maintained zero tolerance in previous cases related with match-fixing corruptions. ‘We would form an investigation committee Read more

Bangoura treble lifts MSC to 2nd

May 17, 2015

Guinean forward Ismail Bangoura scored his first hat-trick of this edition’s Bangladesh Premier League to give Mohammedan Sporting Club a comfortable 5-0 win over Rahmatganj MFS at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Saturday. While Brothers Union sealed a 3-1 win against Feni Soccer Club in second match of the day at the same venue. With the treble, Read more

Officials violate by-laws in MSC-Rahmatganj match

May 17, 2015

Match referee Jalaluddin and match commissioner Rafiqul Alam on Saturday appears to have violated the by-laws of the Bangladesh Premier League while officiating the match between Mohammedan SC and Rahmatganj MFS which had been abandoned due to heavy downpour on Friday. According to the clause 7.1.4 of the by-laws provided by the Bangladesh Football Federation, Read more

Kohli may skip Bangladesh tour

May 16, 2015

The Indian team is likely to travel to Bangladesh with a new Test captain. Virat Kohli has requested the Board of Control for Cricket in India to exclude him from the tour as he is keen on taking a break following a long cricket season, reports the Indian Express. It is learnt that the team is unlikely to include a head coach with the board yet to shortlist names for the Read more

MSC clinch women’s cricket title

May 16, 2015

Mohammedan Sporting Club clinched the Dhaka Premier Division Women’s Cricket League title when they defeated arch-rivals Abahani Limited by 10 runs at the BKSP on Friday. Skipper Salma Khatun led Mohammedan from the front grabbing 5-14 in her 10 overs, which helped the Black-and-White outfits dismiss Abahani for a meagre 132 runs in 49.2 overs. Salma’s new-ball Read more

Schweichler out to improve keepers

May 16, 2015

Bangladesh national team goalkeepers are short of tactical skills, observed team’s German goalkeeping coach Christian Schweichler. Schweichler is currently in charge of Bangladesh team in the absence of head coach Lodewijk de Kruif and assistant coach Saiful Bari Titu, who are both abroad. ‘Problem is that Bangladesh keepers lack tactical skills,’ Schweichler said Read more

Rain washes away BPL matches

May 16, 2015

Due to heavy downpour the two matches of the Bangladesh Premier League were abandoned on Friday. The first match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium between Mohammedan Sporting Club and Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society started at 4:45pm but it was stopped after just seven minutes. The surface became so unplayable that match couldn’t be resumed. Read more

Terry expects great things with HPU

May 15, 2015

Bangladesh Cricket Board’s new director of coaching Paul Terry said that he will conduct his programmes with understanding and believes that will bring good result for the Bangladesh cricket. The German-born 55-year old former English Test cricketer Terry, who coached Hampshire county team for six years before taking up the BCB role, thinks he can do Read more

Abahani end Jamal’s unbeaten run

May 15, 2015

Defending Champions Sheikh Jamal Krira Chakra’s 26-match unbeaten run came to an end when they lost to Abahani Limited 0-2 in their last game of the first leg of the Bangladesh Premier League on Thursday. Wahed Ahmed, the national striker of Abahani struck twice to gave his side a much needed win after the traditional Sky Blue outfit had lost five points Read more

BCB to dig deep into NCL fixing claim

May 14, 2015

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is all set to investigate the allegation of match-fixing in the National Cricket League final round match between Dhaka Metropolis and Rangpur Division, said BCB officials on Tuesday. Rangpur earned their maiden title in NCL, country’s traditional first-class tournament, after beating Metropolis by 102 runs at BKSP. Khulna were among Read more

Eanamul elated by recall

May 14, 2015

‘Form is temporary, class is permanent’– one of the oldest clichés in sports befitted footballer Enamul Haque as the 32-year forward has earned a recall in Bangladesh national football team for next month’s World Cup qualifiers in Dhaka. Enamul, once a top forward of the Bangladesh national football team, last played for the country against Chinese Taipei in 2010-11 before Read more

Jamal take on Abahani today

May 14, 2015

Reigning champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club will take on Abahani Limited in the Bangladesh Premier League today, hoping to sign off their first leg as an unbeaten side. Two-time champions Jamal earned 23 points to ensure they remain at the top spot when first leg ends on May 21. They are nine points ahead of fifth-placed holder Abahani, who, however played one Read more

Steyn apologises to Tigers’ fans

May 13, 2015

South African fast bowler Dale Steyn on Tuesday apologised to the Bangladesh fans who were offended by his comments about Bangladesh team in an interview published in Wisden India. In the interview published on Monday, Steyn insisted that he will not feature his team’s tour in Bangladesh in July to give himself more energy to prepare for the World Cup. Steyn said he Read more

Nat’l Cricket C’ship from June 1

May 13, 2015

The 35th National Cricket Championship-2015 will begin across the country from June 1, said Bangladesh Cricket Board officials on Tuesday. NCC, the 50-over tournament played among 64 districts, will be played in 14 venues across the country. Eight teams will qualify for the second phase after completing the group phase. Dhaka Division will have two teams while Read more

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