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

Soumya, Imrul can’t wait for action

April 24, 2016

Bangladesh national team cricketers Imrul Kayes and Soumya Sarkar believe the competitiveness of the ongoing Dhaka Premier League will force the players to improve their level and that eventually will help Bangladesh team in future. The country’s premium domestic 50-over tournament, DPL, got underway on Friday with three matches and the remaining six teams Read more

Abahani scrape way into semis

April 24, 2016

Abahani Limited moved into the semi-finals of the Independence Cup with a 1-0 win over Sheikh Russell Krira Chakra in their last Group B match at the Banganbandhu National Stadium on Saturday. A 72nd minute strike from substitute winger Jewel Rana was enough for the Sky Blues to give them a much relieved win. With the win, Abahani, who were starring in Read more

Mahedi, Jubair dazzle in DPL openers

April 23, 2016

Little-known Mahedi Hasan struck a blazing hundred as newcomer Gazi Group Cricketers shocked defending champions Prime Bank with a 106-run defeat as Dhaka Premier League began at different venues on Friday. Mahedi made an impressive debut in DPL with his 103 runs to guide Gazi Group to 303-4 before they dismissed the opponents for 197 runs Read more

Self-belief motivates Jubair

April 23, 2016

Leg-spinner Jubair Hossain on Friday said he always had the belief that his time will come to showcase his talent in shorter-format of the game despite being over looked earlier in the domestic competition. Abahani Limited kept Jubair for the ongoing season of Dhaka Premier League despite he did not feature regularly for them in the previous season and he repaid Read more

BFF elections 2016: Salahuddin & Co promise to decentralise football

April 23, 2016

Kazi Salahuddin-led combined panel on Friday released their manifesto for the forthcoming elections of the Bangladesh Football Federation emphasising on the importance of spreading football across the country. During Salahuddin’s tenure as the BFF president for the last eight years, the combined panel was mostly focused on Dhaka-based football. Read more

Draw enough for Chittagong Abahani to book semi berth

April 23, 2016

Chittagong Abahani qualified for the semi-finals along with Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club from Group A of the Independence Cup after a 1-1 draw at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Friday.
Nigerian forward Emeka Darlington put Jamal ahead in the 19th minute of the game before his compatriot Alison Udoka levelled the margin in the second half. Read more

DPL makes platform for youngsters to shine

April 22, 2016

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza said that on Thursday that the Dhaka Premier League, which will get underway today, provides the best opportunity for upcoming and budding talents of the country to show their talent. DPL, the only list-A 50-over tournament, will start with three different games including the one between Mashrafee-led Kalabagan Krira Chakra Read more

Mustafiz shines for Sunrisers again in IPL

April 22, 2016

Musta-fizur Rahman continued to shine in the Indian Premier League as the young Bangladeshi pacer had an impressive day for Sunrisers Hyderabad against Gujrat Lions at Rajkot on Thursday. The left-handed proved himself as the most difficult bowler to score off as he conceded just 19 runs from his four overs along with the prized scalp of Indian all-rounder Read more

Brothers banish MSC’s semi-final hopes

April 22, 2016

Reigning champions Mohammedan Sporting Club’s dreams of reaching a semi-final place in the Independence Cup were dashed when they lost to Brothers Union 2-3 in their last group match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Thursday. With the loss, Mohammedan were ruled out of the competition with six points from five matches while Brothers also completed Read more

BFF elections : Sports organisers back Salahuddin & Co

April 22, 2016

The District and Divisional Sports Organisers Association kept their faith on the combined panel led by incumbent Bangladesh Football Federation president Kazi Salahuddin in the forthcoming elections scheduled to be held on April 30. AZM Nasir Uddin, the president of DDSOA, announced it at the Bangladesh Football Federation House on Thursday. Nasir, who is also Read more

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