BCB clutching at straws

September 30, 2015

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Tuesday was hoping against hope to revive the home series against Australia after a series of events over the last few days has thrown it into serious doubt.
Cricket Australia has not communicated with the BCB about its decision till late in the evening of Tuesday, leaving BCB in an awkward situation as it cannot go ahead Read more

Socceroos’ Bangladesh visit also in doubt

September 30, 2015

The militants threat that prompted Cricket Australia to put its national cricket team’s planned Bangladesh visit on hold could have a greater ramification as Football Federation Australia also started thinking in the same line ahead of a World Cup qualifier. Bangladesh are scheduled to host Australia for a 2018 World Cup qualifier in Dhaka on November 17, Read more

‘A’ team suffer crushing defeat

September 30, 2015

Bangladesh ‘A’ team ended their India tour with a humiliating innings and 32-run defeat to India ‘A’ in their final three-day match in Bangalore on Tuesday.
The visitors survived just 39.4 overs in their second innings and got out for 151 runs after another horrible batting display. Skipper Mominul Haque and Liton Das could only show Read more

Asian Air Gun Championship : Shakil wins bronze in 10m Air Pistol

September 30, 2015

Bangladeshi shooter Shakil Ahmed clinched bronze in the 10-metre Air Pistol (junior) event of the 8th Asian Air Gun Championship, held in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Shakil scored 175.2 points in the final round to earn the bronze medal. He qualified for the shoot-off round after finishing sixth among seven contestants with 552 points. Read more

Shuvagata keeps ‘A’ team floating

September 23, 2015

Shuvagata Hom’s all-round performance kept Bangladesh ‘A’ team in the game after they made a dismal start to the three-day match against Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka on Tuesday at Mysore.
Shuvagata picked up three wickets to restrict the hosts for 163-6 at stumps after he made a fifty to help his side post 158. Having won the toss, Bangladesh ‘A’ skipper Mominul Haque Read more

Ameli impressed with new coach

September 23, 2015

Ace forward Zahid Hasan Ameli heaped praise on new national team football coach Fabio Lopez for helping them increase their mental strength and inspire them to work hard to earn a spot in the final squad. The Bangladesh national football team is undergoing a training session under the supervision of the Italian for their upcoming World Cup qualifier against Read more

Walton to sponsor Australia series

September 23, 2015

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Tuesday announced Walton as the title sponsor for the upcoming Bangladesh-Australia Test series.
The two-match Test series will be called ‘Walton Test Series Bangladesh-Australia’ powered by Marcel, said BCB officials during a press conference at Mirpur on Tuesday. Read more

Bermuda bans cricketer for life after brawl

September 23, 2015

An on-field brawl between two Bermuda club cricketers during the country’s Champion of Champions final on September 12 has resulted in one of them being banned for life by the Bermuda Cricket Board. At the end of an over during the game, Cleveland County Cricket Club’s wicketkeeper Jason Anderson, while changing ends, smacked the Willow Cuts Read more

Man, in coma for 11 years, wakes up to find Federer still among the best

September 23, 2015

A Roger Federer fan who has awoken from a coma after 11 years has spoken of his shock to see his idol still mixing it with the best tennis players in the world, reports tennisworld.org.
When Spain’s Jesus Aparicio was celebrating his 18th birthday 11 years ago – on 12th December 2004 – Federer was 23 years old and had just ascended to the World No. 1 ranking. Read more

Zia joins Navy

September 23, 2015

Grand Master Ziaur Rahman signed a deal with Bangladesh Navy chess team after GM duo Abdullah Al Rakib and Enamul Hossain Rajib, confirmed a Navy official on Tuesday.
With the inclusion of Ziaur Rahman, Bangladesh Navy is going to offer a huge challenge to Mohammedan Sporting Club who use to form the best chess team in the premier league. Read more

Cricketer Shahdat’s house maid gives deposition

September 22, 2015

National team cricketer Kazi Shahadat Hossain’s house maid on Monday gave her statement before a metropolitan magistrate in Dhaka alleging that she was tortured by the cricketer and his wife.
Metropolitan magistrate Snigdha Rani Chakraborty recorded the statement under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act 2000 and sent back the 10-year-old Read more

Rain pushes NCL matches to draws

September 22, 2015

Incessant rain continued for the two consecutive days to end all four first round matches of National cricket league into draws as there was very little play on the fourth and final day of those matches.
There was, however, enough play in Khulna between Khulna division and Dhaka division for the hosts to finish their first innings with a lead and visitors’ left arm Spinner Mosharraf Hossain Read more

Bangladesh mourn its true friend

September 22, 2015

Bangladesh on Monday mourned the death of Board of Control for Cricket in India president Jagmohan Dalmiya, terming him ‘a true friend and a genuine well-wisher’ of country’s cricket.
President Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina led the tribute for Dalmiya, also a former president of International Cricket Council, who passed away in Kolkata Read more

‘A’ team face Ranji champs from today

September 22, 2015

After losing the one-day series against India ‘A’, the touring Bangladesh ‘A’ team will hope that the change of formats will bring fortune when they take on Ranji trophy champions Karnataka in a three-day match starting in Mysore today. In all the three one-day games, the visitors had their moments but failed to capitalise on that and make an impact. Read more

Bangladesh finish 7th in C’wealth Karate

September 22, 2015

Bangladesh finished seventh in 18-nation 8th Commonwealth Karate Championship 2015, held at the Talkatora Indoor Stadium in New Delhi, India.
Bangladesh won four medals in the competition,
which includes two silver and two bronze medals. Read more

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