Zakir’s resolute ton goes in vain

October 21, 2015

Wicketkeeper batsman Zakir Hasan’s brilliant unbeaten century went in vain as his team Sylhet lost to Barisal in the final day of their fourth round National Cricket League match where three other matches ended in draws in different venues on Tuesday. Zakir remained not out on 137 but his side was all-out for 297 in the last over of the match and lost by 150 runs Read more

Jr Tigers to play tri-nation in India

October 21, 2015

The Bangladesh Under-19 team will leave for India on November 17 to play a tri-nation championship involving the hosts and Afghanistan, said officials on Tuesday.
Bangladesh juniors were expected to play a five-match one-day series against India before it was altered into a tri-nation that will be played from November 20-29 in Kolkata. Read more

BPL players’ transfer now on October 22

October 21, 2015

The Bangladesh Premier League players’ transfer has been brought forward by four days and will now be held on October 22 because of a request from the franchises, said BPL governing council officials on Tuesday. According to BPL officials they are hell-bent of not changing the date this time as they have already altered it thrice by announced it on Read more

Ford appointed as Barisal Bulls coach

October 21, 2015

Former Sri Lankan national team coach Graham Ford will guide Barisal Bulls in the upcoming edition of the Bangladesh Premier League, said franchise officials on Tuesday.
The franchise unveiled their logo and theme song at a city hotel to announce their arrival in the BPL, domestic franchise-based Twenty20 cricket tournament, scheduled Read more

Ctg gears up for Int’l Club Cup

October 19, 2015

All the participating teams arrived in Chittagong on Sunday as the port city is gearing up for the inaugural Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup tournament.
The eight-club tournament, organised by Chittagong Abahani, will kick-off at 4:30pm on Tuesday at the MA Aziz Stadium with Dhaka Abahani Limited facing Pakistan’s Read more

Mehedi, Mustafiz revive Khulna

October 19, 2015

After the domination of the bowlers on the first day batsmen restored the parity on the second day of all four fourth-round matches of the National Cricket League in different venues on Sunday.
Although several half-centuries were scored, Khulna’s Mehedi Hasan was the only batsman to reach three-figure mark to help his get stronghold over Dhaka at Fatullah. Read more

Shamim hits double ton for U-17

October 19, 2015

Bangladesh Under-17 batsman Shamim Patwari caught the imagination of local cricket fans when he struck a double century in the drawn three-day match against visiting CAB Under-17 team at Rangpur. Shamim hit 226 off 286 balls with 21 fours and 10 sixes as the hosts made 403 in their first innings, replying to CAB’s 257. The match ended in draw after Read more

Bangladesh ready for series in Dec: official

October 19, 2015

Bangladesh are ready to play a series in December involving India if they are formally invited, said a senior official of the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday.
The talk of a series in December is hovering around for the last few days after it was reported that India are reluctant to play against Pakistan in December as planned earlier. Read more

Bangladesh ‘A’ start African mission today

October 19, 2015

Bangladesh ‘A’ team will start their campaign in South Africa tour today when they take on Irene Villagers Club in the first of their two one-day matches against the side at Pretoria.
Bangladesh ‘A’ will also play a three-day game against the Pretoria-based Irene Villagers Club and a one-day match against Gauteng Strikers before travelling to Zimbabwe Read more

Siddik claims 17th place in Macau

October 19, 2015

Ace golfer Siddikur finished at 17th position after the end of the fourth and final round of the Venetian Macao Open at the Macau Golf and Country Club on Sunday.
Two-time Asian Tour winner Siddikur, who started the day at 22nd position, carded five birdies and four bogeys in the final round to get to an aggregate of seven-under-par (278). Read more

BPL rules put local players in peril

October 18, 2015

Many local cricketers risk missing out on the Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 tournament because of certain restrictions in the rules, cricket officials said. The BPL governing council published the name of 122 local cricketers for the six-team tournament, slated for November 22 to December 15. Officials said that the number of local players could reach 130 Read more

Batsmen struggle on opening day

October 18, 2015

During the opening day of the four fourth round matches of the National Cricket league three teams got all-out in their first innings of respective matches at different venues on Saturday.
Despite the batsmen struggled in all four matches on the first day, only one bowler, Iftekhar Sazzad of Chittagong, got five-wicket haul to help dismiss Rajshahi for 208 runs Read more

Lifters eye more glory in SA meet

October 18, 2015

Bangladesh weightlifting team’s impressive show in the just-concluded Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Pune, India gave the players a confidence boost for making a bigger impact in the forthcoming South Asian Games. The three-member Bangladesh weightlifting team, who won six medals including a gold, three silver and two Read more

Australia ready to compensate: BCB

October 17, 2015

Australia have agreed to compensate Bangladesh for this month’s postponed tour but did not give any dates of their next visit, Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan said on Friday.
‘They apologised to us time and time again for postponing the series,’ said Nazmul after his return from Dubai, where he attended the board meeting of International Cricket Council. Read more

NCL 4th round begins today

October 17, 2015

The fourth round of the four-day National Cricket League will begin at four separate venues across the country from today. In the eight-team 17th edition of the first class domestic cricket competition, Dhaka Metro will take on Rangpur in a tier-1 at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna while in the other tier-1 match Khulna face Dhaka Division at Read more

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