T20 trophy arrives today

January 14, 2016

The ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 trophy will arrive in Bangladesh today as part of its global journey. Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan will have a photo session with the trophy on its arrival in Dhaka. After that the prestigious silverware will be taken to the Bashundhara City shopping mall and will be on display there for cricket fans Read more

U-23 boys face Maldives in must win game

January 14, 2016

Bangladesh Under-23 football team will be desperate for their first win in the Bangabandhu Gold Cup when they take on SAFF semi-finalists Maldives in Dhaka today.
The SA Games-bound Bangladeshi boys began their campaign with a 1-1 draw against Bahrain Under-23s while the Maldivians are right on top of Group B with Read more

Super-sub Mithun rescues hosts

January 14, 2016

Substitute player Mithun Chowdhury rescued Bangladesh with a 76th-minute strike as hosts held Malaysian XI Felda United by 1-1 in their second Bangabandhu Gold Cup match in Dhaka on Wednesday.
After a barren first-half, Muhammad Hadin put the visitors ahead in the 55th minute.
The result means, Bangladesh are now sharing Read more

Aussie researcher hails Bangladesh

January 14, 2016

Bangladesh’s success in cricket is due to their passionate support base from different corners, said an Australian researcher representing the International Cricket Council.
Sheila Nguyen is leading a research team of Australia’s Deakin University that arrived in Bangladesh to prepare a report on Bangladesh’s success story in order Read more

No room for chuckers in pacer hunt

January 13, 2016

Players with flawed action will not be welcomed as the Bangladesh Cricket Board is set to resume the pace bowler hunt programme on January 17. The BCB had organised the programme twice in the past but reaped little reward as most of the bowlers picked up by the coaches had actions that were fundamentally flawed. As a result only handful of bowlers survived Read more

Bangadandhu Cup : Hosts look to seal semi berth

January 13, 2016

Hosts Bangladesh will look to confirm their semi-final berth in their second match against a Malaysian XI as Bangabandhu Cup returns to Dhaka today after two days of break.
Sri Lanka take on Nepal in the other match of the day at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.
All eyes will be on the hosts, who began the competition Read more

Tanvir, Farhad slam centuries

January 13, 2016

Tanvir Haider and Farhad Hossain stole the show with centuries on the opening day at the country’s franchise-based first-class tournament, the Bangladesh Cricket League on Tuesday.
Tanvir, unbeaten on 108, helped Walton Central Zone recover from 4-26 to post a respectable 303-5 at stumps against East Zone in Bogra. Tanvir, who came Read more

Hom feels at home with T20

January 13, 2016

Having given an unexpected chance, all-rounder Shuvagata Hom is out to prove his Twenty20 credentials in the forthcoming home series against Zimbabwe.
Hom is one of the three uncapped cricketers picked by the selectors for the first two-match of the Zimbabwe series consisting four Twenty20 internationals beginning Read more

Walton to sponsor Zim T20Is

January 13, 2016

Local electronic giants Walton will sponsor the forthcoming Twenty20 international series between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe, announced the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Tuesday.
The BCB officials at a press conference hailed Walton for their unequivocal support as the company also sponsored different domestic events unlike others, who are interested Read more

‘Tired’ Zimbabwe in town

January 12, 2016

Zimbabwe cricket team shrugged off their fatigue to arrive in Dhaka on Monday to play a four-match Twenty20 international series against Bangladesh.
The visitors, who were busy playing against Afghanistan in UAE until late hour on Sunday, were welcomed by heavy traffic congestion as the city experienced an unusual Read more

Sakib feels no lack of motivation

January 12, 2016

Ace all-rounder Sakib al Hasan said on Monday that the four-match Twenty20 series against Zimbabwe will be great opportunity for them to improve their skill and confidence ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 and Asia Cup Twenty20. Bangladesh team is now at Khulna to play the series that will commence on Friday and Sakib said that apart from clinching Read more

BCL begins today amid concerns

January 12, 2016

The fourth edition of Bangladesh Cricket League, the franchise-based first-class competition, begins today concurrently in Bogra and Rajshahi amid concerns over an uninterrupted proceedings of the tournament. The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Monday announced the complete fixture of the double- league basis tournament, but it was learnt that Read more

Bangabandhu Gold Cup : Cash, replica trophy for winners

January 12, 2016

The Bangladesh Football Federation on Monday announced to introduce the cash prize money and trophy made of pure gold for the winners of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup.
BFF general secretary Abu Nayeem Shohag told reporters that the champions of the ongoing fourth edition will receive a cash prize of $50,000 while the runners-up Read more

Maldives down Cambodia

January 12, 2016

SAFF Suzuki Cup semi-finalists Maldives kicked-off their Bangabandhu Gold Cup campaign with a thrilling 3-2 win over Cambodia at the Shamsul Huda Stadium in Jessore on Monday.
Forward Hassan Naiz bagged a brace while Easa Ismail scored the other goal for the winners. Vanderth Son and Dina Tit pulled two goals back for Cambodia. Read more

Junior Tigers thrash West Indies

January 12, 2016

Bangladesh Under-19 team began their preparation for the ICC Under-19 World Cup with a crushing eight-wicket win in the opening match of the three-match series against West Indies at Mirpur on Monday.
The visitors were crumbled to just 114 runs off 39.2 overs before the hosts made 116-2 from 20.2 overs to boost their confidence ahead of the global event, scheduled from Read more

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