Mariner hold Abahani

May 26, 2016

Joint reigning champions Abahani Limited held to a 3-3 draw by Mariner Young’s Club in their fourth Green Delta Insurance Premier Division Hockey League match at the Moulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Wednesday. The Dhanmondi-based side deposited a two-goal lead after conceding two late goals within last seven minutes and squandered a bright Read more

Shahadat feels new beginning

May 26, 2016

Pace bowler Shahadat Hossain said on Wednesday that he felt like making a new beginning of his career when he returned to competitive cricket coming out from the temporary ban of the Bangladesh Cricket Board. He picked the important wicket of Saeed Anwar jr in his six overs that cost him 49 runs to make a triumphant return top level cricket. Shahadat was Read more

Doleshwar regain top spot in DPL

May 25, 2016

Prime Doleshwar Sporting Club kept their winning run in the Dhaka Premier League as they beat Kalabagan Cricket Academy by 49 runs in Duckworth/Lewis method on Tuesday to reach the top of the points table. In the rain-affected match at Fatullah, Doleshwar reached 287-6 before KCA, who are right at the bottom of the table with just two points, could Read more

Salahuddin frets over nat’l academy future

May 25, 2016

Bangladesh Football Federation president Kazi Salahuddin on Tuesday expressed his concern over the future of National Football Academy in Sylhet as government refused to extend the lease period. The BFF set up the academy at BKSP after the National Sports Council NSC allocated it for five years in December 2011. With the lease period set to expire this year, Read more

Rain keeps Abahani, MSC wait

May 25, 2016

Rain forced two Dhaka Premier League matches on Tuesday to enter into the reserve day as Abahani Limited’s encounter with Gazi Group Cricket and Mohammedan Sporting Club’s match with Prime Bank Cricket Club could not be completed due to heavy downpour. Prime Bank were 41-1 in 6.2 overs after dismissing MSC for 224 runs in 49.2 overs at the Sher-e-Bangla Read more

Shahadat back in competitive cricket

May 25, 2016

Paceman Shahadat Hossain was left waiting by rain to prove his mettle in a competitive match as he returned back to cricket coming out from the temporary ban of the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Tuesday. Shahadat was serving the ban of BCB as he was found guilty of abusing a child that he employed, caused him all sorts of trouble including staying in the jail for Read more

Taskin on the right path!

May 22, 2016

Pace bowler Taskin Ahmed, suspended for illegal bowling action by International Cricket Council, is making progress in the right direction contrary to the common observation, said the Bangladesh Cricket Board officials on Saturday. Taskin is currently playing in the Dhaka Premier League for Abahani Limited as well as completing his rehabilitation programme chalked by Read more

Baki, Shovon hit career best in Germany

May 22, 2016

Bangladeshi shooters Abdullah Hel Baki and Shovon Chowdhury recorded their career best scores but still finished 28th and 61st respectively in the 10-metre Air Rifle event of the ISSF World Cup in Munich, Germany on Saturday. Their records were also not enough to qualify for the final round of the competition. Baki, the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games silver Read more

Usha continue their winning spree

May 22, 2016

Usha Krira Chakra notched up their third win of the Premier Hockey League when they thrashed a strong Mariner Young’s Club 4-1 at the Moulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium on Saturday.
Though the joint defending champions, Usha, dominated the game throughout, Mariner wasted at least four scoring chances in the either half of the games. Usha took the lead Read more

Abahani wait on Sakib to solve crisis

May 21, 2016

Struggling Dhaka Premier League outfit Abahani Limited were desperately looking for all-rounder Sakib al Hasan to bail them out from their current precarious situation.
Sakib is presently involved in the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament with the Kolkata Knight Riders but could be available for them from May 24 should everything Read more

Usha’s five Pak players arrive

May 21, 2016

A full-strength Usha Krira Chakra will take on Mariner Young’s Club in a crucial Premier Hockey League match today with their five Pakistani recruits finally joined the side.
Usha were given green signal by the Special Branch of Police on Monday to bring their five Pakistani players after some serious scrutiny that delayed their visa process. Read more

Kruif reduces squad to 30

May 21, 2016

National team head coach Lodewijk de Kruif on Friday cut his preliminary squad to 30 from 36 ahead of Bangladesh’s Asian Cup Play-off qualifiers against Tajikistan on June 2 and 7.
Left-back Atiqur Rahman Meshu left the camp few days ago with an Achilles injury in his right foot while Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society forward Nurul Abser ruled out Read more

Sevilla fight back to retain Europa League

May 19, 2016

Sevilla conjured up a dazzling comeback to clinch a record third successive Europa League title on Wednesday, flooring Liverpool with a 3-1 victory that showed why the Spanish side have become masters of Europe’s second-tier competition. Sevilla captain Coke lifted the trophy at Basel’s St Jakob-Park having been the architect of their heroics, scoring twice to leave Read more

Hat-trick hero Sharif gives Gazi edge

May 19, 2016

Mohammad Sharif grabbed the first hat-trick of the season as Gazi Group took the edge in the rain-hit Dhaka Premier League match against Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club in Mirpur on Wednesday. The match went into the reserve day as rain-intervened at least three times at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium making it impossible for the official to finish Read more

Team-mates’ hara-kiri deny Masakadza

May 19, 2016

Kalabagan Krira Chakra faced a remarkable collapse to lose against Brothers Union by nine runs in their Dhaka Premier League match on Wednesday at BKSP.
Chasing Brothers’ 262, Kalabagan were on 238-3 after the end of 45 overs before they lose their last seven wickets for just 15 runs to be dismissed for 253 in 49.2 overs. Read more

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