Muktar stuns Abahani with last ball six

April 27, 2016

All-rounder Muktar Ali held his nerve to hit Abahani’s Taskin Ahmed a six off the last ball of the innings to seal a thrilling four-wicket win for Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club in the Dhaka Premier League in Mirpur on Tuesday. Taskin took the match close and nearly snatched a victory from the jaws of defeat when he conceded just two runs in first five balls of the over Read more

Mahbubul rues ICL stint

April 27, 2016

Opener Mahbubul Karim regrets his stint in the Indian Cricket League that derailed his way to reach stardom according to his potential.
Mahbubul came into the spotlight after his murderous 130 runs guided Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club to a thrilling four-wicket win over Abahani in the Read more

No fairytale finish from Mashrafee

April 27, 2016

Mashrafee bin Murtaza has proved even he may fail to deliver a fairytale finish as he failed to help his side Kalabagan reach home against Prime Doleshwar in their Dhaka Premier League match at Fatullah on Tuesday. Chasing Doleshwar’s 287-9 Kalabagan needed a six in the last ball of the match but Mashrafee failed to hit the maximum and got run out while Read more

PM showers Mustafiz with praise

April 27, 2016

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday showered Bangladesh’s left arm pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman with praise for his outstanding performance in the ongoing Indian Premier League.
At the onset of ECNEC meeting prime minister praised Mustafiz’s magical performance, planning minister and former International Cricket Council president Read more

Saif, Salman hit centuries in loss

April 27, 2016

Saif Hassan and Salman Hossain will get very little consolation as the debut centuries of both the youngsters of Cricket Coaching School went in vain against Prime Bank Cricket Club in their Dhaka Premier League match on Tuesday. The 17-year old Saif Hasan scored 100 and 19-year old Salman hit 110 to make a 195-run partnership but the astounding failure of Read more

Confusion over Tigers’ rankings

April 26, 2016

Bangladesh’s one-day international rankings came under the scanner on Monday after the Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan and the International Cricket Council gave two different versions on the matter. Nazmul indicated that Bangladesh will move to fifth place from seventh after the annual update on May 1 based on their performance in the past Read more

Nazmul dreams WC, eyes ‘big three’

April 26, 2016

Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Monday said he is all but certain that Bangladesh will have a direct entry to World Cup 2019 as according to him the Tigers are set to move to fifth place in rankings. The seven countries in the ICC ranking on September 30, 2017 and hosts England will have a direct entry in the 10-nation competition. The series which Read more

Club cup hockey: MSC win, Abahani held

April 26, 2016

After a four-year hiccup, domestic hockey returned to field on Monday with Mohammedan Sporting Club notching up a 4-2 win over Bangladesh SC in the opening match of the Club Cup hockey tournament at the Maulana Bhasani Stadium. In the day’s other match, two-time champions Abahani came from behind to play out a 2-2 draw with Sonali Bank. Taher Ali Read more

Mustafiz enjoying happy times in IPL

April 26, 2016

Bangladeshi pace bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman said he has been enjoying his time with his Indian Premier League franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad as he has become an adorable person to the personnel of the team. The 20-year old southpaw, who is adorably called as ‘Fizz’ in the team, expressed his experience so far in the IPL to an Indian website xtratime.in on Monday. Read more

Last-ball six seals dramatic tie

April 25, 2016

The pulsating match between Victoria Sporting Club and Legends of Rupganj at BKSP on Sunday saw a century, a five-wicket haul and a match-saving 88-run innings, but a hit of six in the last ball overshadowed them all. Rupganj’s Taijul Islam struck the six against Kamrul Islam in the last ball of the innings to finish the match in tie as they reached 314-9 in reply Read more

Mohammedan start with a bang

April 25, 2016

Mohammedan Sporting Club began their Dhaka Premier League campaign in style as they defeated Brothers Union by 78 runs at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Sunday.
Half-centuries from Upal Tharanga, Mushfiqur Rahim and Nazmul Hossain Milon helped Mohammedan put a commendable 285-6 on the board and later Read more

Hockey returns to life today with Club Cup

April 25, 2016

After long uncertainty and chaos the domestic hockey returns to life today with the start of the Club Hockey Tournament, participated by all major teams.
All the big names of hockey—Mohammedan Sporting Club, Abahani Limited, Usha Krira Chakra and Mariner Young’s Club will participate in the tournament Read more

Muktar, Mahbubul help Jamal win

April 25, 2016

Pace bowler Muktar Ali’s four wicket haul and a brilliant half-century by opener Mahbubul Karim helped Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club clinch a comfortable eight-wicket win against Kalabagan Cricket Academy in the Dhaka Premier League on Sunday. Muktar picked 4-19 as KCA were bundled out for 152 runs in 44.3 overs and later Mahbabul’s 72-ball 78 with Read more

District the priority for Bachao Football

April 25, 2016

The Bachao Football group, which threw a challenge to the incumbent president Kazi Salahuddin-led panel in the forthcoming elections of Bangladesh Football Federation, promised to develop the game at district level if they are elected. The panel announced their 14-point plan of action at a city hotel ahead of April 30 election, without putting too much attention on Read more

BCB to resume Award Night

April 25, 2016

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday said that it was planning to resume the Award Nights a decade after it was last held. ‘We will try to host the Award Night at a convenient time,’ BCB’s media committee chairman Jalal Yunus told reporters at a press conference. The last two BCB Award Nights were held in 2006 when best cricketer, best batsman, best all-rounder, Read more

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