NCL fixing allegation quashed

August 27, 2015

The Bangladesh Cricket Board dismissed the allegation of match-fixing between Dhaka Metropolis and Rangpur Division in their final round match at National Cricket League, said an official on Wednesday.
Khulna lodged a formal complaint on March 19 claiming that the match, which Rangpur won by 102 runs to earn their maiden title in NCL, had been fixed. Read more

Bangladesh brace for India

August 27, 2015

SAFF Under-19 semi-finals today
Bangladesh look to bounce back from their defeat in the last group match against Nepal and cause an upset against favourites India in the second semi-final of the inaugural SAFF Under-19 Championship today. The match kicks off at the ANFA Complex in Kathmandu at 3:30pm Bangladesh Standard Time. Group-A champions and hosts Nepal will take on Afghanistan in Read more

Soumya out to prove Test credentials

August 27, 2015

Batsman Soumya Sarkar said on Wednesday that he is looking forward for an opportunity to prove himself in Test format during the forthcoming home series against Australia.
Soumya, who had been quite a revelation in the shorter format cricket for his batting, is yet to make a mark in his fledging three-Test career that earned him just 107 runs. Read more

Under-18 shooting begins today

August 27, 2015

The Hamidur Rahman Youth Under-18 Shooting Championship gets underway at the BSSF Complex in Gulshan today. Bangladesh Shooting Sports Federation introduced the competition in a bid to find out the hidden talents across the country. Some 120 teenagers, including girls from 25 clubs across the country will contest in the 10-metre Air Pistol (M/W), 50-metre Read more

Bangladesh Fly For Australia Today : Footballers feel thrill, chill

August 26, 2015

A 33-member Bangladesh national football team will leave home today for a challenging mission against reigning Asian champions Australia in the World Cup qualifier on September 3.
En route to Australia, the team will make a stopover in Malaysia to play a FIFA friendly match against their national side as part of their preparation on August 29. Read more

Law to help execute plans, not change

August 26, 2015

Former national coach Stuart Law said on Tuesday that he is not willing to make too many changes in Bangladesh Under-19 setup but he is rather keen to add some values on the current system.
Law arrived on Monday to take up the technical advisor’s role of the Bangladesh Under-19 cricket team ahead of the ICC Under-19 World Cup, scheduled Read more

Kruif baffled over contract issues

August 26, 2015

Bangladesh national football team coach Lodewijk de Kruif expressed his mixed feelings over his assignment-based deal with the Bangladesh Football Federation.
The two-year long contract between the Dutch coach and BFF expired in June 30 last year, but BFF continued their tie with the coach on assignment basis. Read more

Tigers look to wag tails

August 26, 2015

Batting programme for bowlers starts
Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusinghe took an initiative to improve the batting skills of bowlers by designing a six-day long special batting programme ahead of the home series against Australia.
Pace bowlers Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Mohammad Shahid along with spinners Taijul Islam and Jubair Hossain joined the programme on Tuesday Read more

Bangladesh to face India in U-19 semis

August 26, 2015

India thrashed the Maldives 3-0 to set up a semi-final date against Bangladesh in the inaugural SAFF Under-19 Championship in Kathmandu Tuesday.
With the win, India finished as the Group-B champions and now will take on Group-A runners-up Bangladesh in the second semi-final on Thursday. Read more

BCB Determined To Follow Calendar : Domestic cricket will go ahead sans Tigers

August 25, 2015

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is determined to complete the domestic tournaments as per schedule without waiting for the participation of national players, said a senior official on Monday.
BCB’s cricket operations committee announced a draft of domestic calendar after a coordination meeting with the other relevant committees. According to the Read more

BCB cuts Zimbabwe series short

August 25, 2015

The Bangladesh Cricket Board decided to reduce a Test match against Zimbabwe in the upcoming home series to help the Tigers prepare better for the ICC World Twenty20, said a BCB official on Monday.
Initially Bangladesh and Zimbabwe were scheduled to play three Tests and seven one-day internationals in January but BCB proposed to alter the itinerary Read more

Own goal costs Bangladesh

August 25, 2015

A dying moment own goal from defender Tutul Hossain Badshah cost Bangladesh Under-19 team as they lost to hosts Nepal 2-1 in their last group match of SAFF Under-19 Championship in Kathmandu on Monday. The hosts came from a goal down to seal the match and finished as Group-A champions with Abahani Limited defender Badsha turning out to be Read more

Ispahani seal Max-Group Bridge tournament

August 25, 2015

Team Ispahani have clinched the Max-Bridge tournament on Sunday after three rounds of thrilling final where they beat Team Liberty by 57-45 at the Engineer Recreation Club in Dhaka.
Sajid Ispahani led the Ispahani team while Shah Zia-Ul-Haq, Kamruzzaman, Naimul Islam, Moshiur Rahman and Ashifur Rahman Chowdhury were the other Read more

BCB’s battle with BPL teams rages on

August 24, 2015

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is divided into two camps over giving the old franchises of the Bangladesh Premier League another chance provided they clear their dues.
BCB officials said apart from Dhaka Gladiators and Khulna Royal Bengals the owners of all other franchises have contacted with them Read more

Camp for WC preparation commences

August 24, 2015

Bangladesh national team footballers started their training camp on Sunday for their forthcoming World Cup qualifying matches against Asian Champions Australia and Jordan on September 3 and 8 respectively. The team will play a play a friendly match in Malaysia against the country’s national side on August 26 as part of their preparation before they reach Australia. Read more

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