HSC results to be published across Bangladesh on August 9

July 27, 2015

The results of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations will be published on August 9, ending an anxious wait for around 11 lakh examinees.
Disclosing the date yesterday, Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid told reporters that he would ceremonially hand over  copies of the results to Prime Minister Read more

Bowling in tandem sharpens Tigers

July 27, 2015

Bangladesh will go into the second Test match against South Africa looking to capitalise on their confidence given by their bowlers who bowled in tandem to put them in a comfortable position in the series opener in Chittagong. Bangladesh were forced to remain content with a draw after rain washed out the last two days of the match that they dominated first with the Read more

MSC, Russell close gap on Jamal

July 27, 2015

Both Mohammedan Sporting Club and Sheikh Russell Krira Chakra won their respective matches of the Bangladesh Premier League to reduce the gap with table toppers Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club on Sunday. Mohammedan beat Feni Soccer Club 2-1 in the first match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium while Russell defeated Team BJMC by the identical Read more

Rain halts Tigers’ victory push

July 25, 2015

Bangladesh will be confident going into the second Test match against South Africa in Dhaka as draw looks inevitable after rain washed out the fourth day’s play in the first Test in Chittagong on Friday.
Unless a dramatic improvement of weather, which has a very slim chance, a full 90 overs of play on the fifth day is very unlikely meaning the game is now all but over for both the Read more

Steyn wins hearts of Bangladeshi fans

July 25, 2015

During the rain-hit fourth day of the Chittagong Test South African speed-star Dale Steyn not only found some entertainment off the field but also showed the other side of his character unlike a fearsome fast bowler on Friday. The paceman who is just one wicket away from 400 Test scalps bored himself in the team hotel as the day’s play was washed off and he could Read more

Siddik misses the cut in Omega Masters

July 25, 2015

Two-time Asian tour winner Bangladeshi golfer Siddikur Rahman missed the cut and was eliminated from the Omega European Masters tournament after the second round in Switzerland on Friday.
Siddik who made a dismal performance on the first round of the tournament on Thursday with five-over par 75 from 18 holes improved his performance on second round. But his Read more

Rain washes out fourth day’s play in Chittagong

July 25, 2015

Rain washed out the fourth day’s play in the first Test between Bangladesh and South Africa on Friday, leaving the chance of a result bleak.
Match officials called off play at 1:25pm local time (07:25GMT) as rain continued to grow heavy at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Read more

Tigers set fighting lead, SA close in

July 24, 2015

Rain robbed Bangladesh of a chance to push South Africa harder in the first Test after it ate up nearly 25 overs of the third day in Chittagong on Thursday.
The Tigers recorded their highest score of 326 runs against South Africa to take a vital 78-run first innings lead and was then looking to take a few Read more

Liton delivers just in time

July 24, 2015

Liton Das showed a glimpse of his talent when he hit his maiden Test fifty against South Africa on Thursday, helping Bangladesh to take a vital lead in the first innings.
Liton was under pressure to deliver making into the team as a specialist batsman cum wicket-keeper at a time when Bangladesh had to leave out a few other Read more

Tigers claim they are in driving seat

July 24, 2015

Bangladesh believe they are still ahead in the first Test despite South Africa whittled down their first innings advantage to 17 at the end of third day’s play in Chittagong on Thursday.
Bangladesh’s bowlers failed to establish their authority in the second innings leaving South Africa unharmed in more than 21 overs they batted before bad light and light shower Read more

South Africa take it session by session

July 24, 2015

South Africans are not thinking ahead and will try to play session by session in the last two days of the first Test match of two-match Test series against hosts Bangladesh in Chittagong.
South Africa conceded a lead of 78 runs in the first innings as Bangladesh replied their first innings total of 248 with a 326-run innings. At stumps on the third day, the visitors Read more

De Kock fined for shoulder barging Tamim

July 24, 2015

South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock has been fined for shoulder barging Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal during the ongoing first Test in Chittagong, the International Cricket Council said Thursday.
De Kock, 22, was fined 75 per cent of his undisclosed match fee for walking in front of the stumps to physically confront the batsman at the stroke of lunch on the second Read more

BFF concerned with Kruif absence

July 24, 2015

With a hectic international schedule ahead for the Bangladesh national football team in coming months, the Bangladesh Football Federation seems to be a little concerned about preparations as the national coach Lodewijk de Kruif has been out of the country.
The national team will play its third World Cup qualifying match against reigning Read more

Farashganj lose again

July 24, 2015

Farashganj Sporting Club continued their bizarre run in the Bangladesh Premier League when they lost to Feni Soccer 2-4 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Thursday.
With Thursday’s loss, the old Dhaka outfit remained the only club in the league yet to taste a win. This was Farashganj’s 10th defeat in 15 matches which kept Read more

Tigers grind out advantage on rain-curtailed day

July 23, 2015

Bangladesh were nicely poised in the first Test against South Africa at 179-4 before rain brought a premature end to the second day’s play in Chittagong on Wednesday.
The visitors threw everything at the hosts after Bangladesh bowled them out cheaply for 248 runs, but the batsmen successfully negotiated their bowlers to Read more

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