Hockey crisis resolved, finally

October 24, 2015

The long-lasting crisis of local hockey was finally resolved on Friday after Khwaja Rahmatullah resigned from the position of Bangladesh Hockey Federation general secretary.
Abdus Sadek, the veteran vice-president of BHF, was given the charge of general secretary during an emergency meeting of the federation’s governing body while Rahmatullah Read more

MSC back in race with thumping win

October 24, 2015

Traditional Dhaka giants Mohammedan Sporting Club gave their Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup semi-final hopes a shot in the arm with a thumping 6-1 win over Solid FC of Sri Lanka at the MA Aziz Stadium on Friday. In the day’s second match at the same venue, Kolkata Mohammedan and De Spinghar Bazan FC of Afghanistan played out an Read more

Players, teams in dark over BPL pay rules

October 24, 2015

Though the players’ draft for the Bangladesh Premier League is over, the payment rules of cricketers still remains quite unclear as players and franchises looked to be in dark regarding the issue.
A BPL official on Friday said that local players will receive the full amount that had been stipulated in their respective grading, but may not be the case for overseas players. Read more

Last chance for Tigers to shine in NCL

October 24, 2015

National cricketers will get their last chance to play in the ongoing edition of National Cricket League, country’s traditional first-class tournament, as the fifth and penultimate round begins today.
Khulna will take on Dhaka Metropolis at Fatullah in one of the two top-tier matches while Rangpur will face Dhaka at Bogra in the other match. In the second tier matches, Read more

Riders land Sakib in chaotic BPL draft

October 23, 2015

Rangpur Raiders rode on their luck to land coveted Sakib al Hasan as the players’ draft for the third edition of the Bangladesh Premier League held at a city hotel on Thursday.
Riders were lucky throughout the proceeding that was marred by chaos and confusion with the teams struggling to comprehend the complex rules set out by the BPL authority. Read more

Heartbreak as many go unpicked in BPL draft

October 23, 2015

The players’ draft for the Bangladesh Premier League third edition came as heartbreak for some seasoned local cricketers as there were no takers for them.
Prodigious leg-spinner Jubair Hossain is among the most prominent cricketers to be overlooked by BPL franchises, who also did not show any interest for Alok Kapali, Marshal Ayub, Read more

Dispute over Dilshan clouds BPL

October 23, 2015

The Bangladesh Premier League players’ draft did not end without dispute on Thursday as two franchises claimed to have picked Sri Lankan cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan.
The BPL authority allowed teams to pick maximum nine foreign players outside the draft and asked them to submit a list with proper documents. Both Rangpur Riders Read more

Hosts stay alive in Int’l Club Cup

October 23, 2015

Hosts Chittagong Abahani kept their semi-final hopes alive in the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup owing to their 1-0 win over Dhaka Abahani at the MA Aziz Stadium on Thursday.
Winger Zahid Hossain struck the decisive goal in the 47th minute to give the home side their first win in the tournament after they lost their opening match to East Bengal Read more

BCB announces Zimbabwe date

October 22, 2015

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday announced that Zimbabwe cricket team will arrive on November 2 for a short series featuring, three one-day internationals and two Twenty20 internationals. The announcement ended all speculations regarding the series and confirmed the return of international cricket to Bangladesh after Australia cricket team’s Read more

BPL draft today amid chaos

October 22, 2015

The much-talked about players’ draft programme for recruitment of local and overseas players for the third edition of Bangladesh Premier League will be held today at a city hotel amid chaos.
Though only one franchise has formally announced its name and logo so far, the players will be allotted to six teams much earlier than the original schedule in order to give them Read more

MSCs make losing start

October 22, 2015

Both Dhaka and Kolkata Mohammedans began their Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup campaigns on a losing note at the MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong on Wednesday.
Dhaka Mohammedan went down to Afghan club De Spin Ghar Bazan by a solitary goal while the Kolkata giants were stunned by Solid FC of Sri Lanka by 2-1 in the first match of the day. Read more

Tamim looks forward to Zimbabwe series

October 22, 2015

National opener Tamim Iqbal said on Wednesday that he is looking forward to the upcoming home series against Zimbabwe leaving behind the disappointment of not being able to play the series against Australia. Zimbabwe will arrive in Bangladesh on November2 to play three one-day internationals and two Twenty20 internationals against the Tigers. Read more

Battle of two Abahanis in Ctg today

October 22, 2015

Abahani Limited, who began their campaign with an impressive 3-2 win over Pakistani champions Karachi Electric FC, will take on hosts Chittagong Abahani in the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup today with an aim to ensure a spot in the last-four. The match on the other hand is a battle of survival for the hosts Chittagong Abahani, who suffered Read more

SA women due on Nov 3

October 22, 2015

South Africa women’s cricket team will arrive for their home series against Bangladesh on November 3, Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan confirmed on Wednesday.
The South Africa women’s team was scheduled to arrive on October 15 to play five one-day internationals and three Twenty20 internationals. But they postponed Read more

Abahani dazzle Electric as hosts lose to East Bengal

October 21, 2015

The inaugural edition of the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup got underway in port city Chittagong on Tuesday with local giants Abahani Limited edging past Pakistan’s Karachi Electric FC by 3-2 goals in the opening match. In the day’s second match of the group-B, hosts Chittagong Abahani suffered a 2-1 defeat to Indian giants East Bengal FC at Read more

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