Victorians approach BCB for dues

June 24, 2016

The players of the Victorian Sporting Club on Thursday approached to Bangladesh Cricket Board with the allegation that their club officials did not pay them even after the completion of Dhaka Premier League. According to BCB rule the clubs were obliged to pay at least 60 per cent of the payments to players before the end of first round matches but many clubs did not Read more

Archer Shyamoly Roy gets wild card for Rio

June 24, 2016

Archer Shyamoly Roy became the second Bangladeshi athlete after shooter Abdullah Hel Baki to earn a wild card for the forthcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, confirmed Bangladesh Archery Federation officials on Thursday. The 23-year-old Shyamoly is the current national champion in the women’s individual recurve bow event. ‘We have requested for two wild cards Read more

Tamim leads Abahani to title

June 23, 2016

Abahani Limited became champions of the Dhaka Premier League after they beat last season’s champions Prime Bank Cricket Club by 115 runs at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Wednesday.
Abahani skipper Tamim Iqbal played a blazing innings of 142 runs to help his side post 316-7 before Saqlain Sajib’s seven-for, the only instance of the league, bundled out Read more

Abahani-Doleshwar match scrapped

June 23, 2016

Tamim handed huge fine, banned for a match
The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday declared the halted Dhaka Premier League match between Abahani Limited and Prime Doleshwar abandoned, splitting the points between two teams.
The decision paved the way for Abahani Limited to regain the title of the league as it took their tally to 23 points from 16 matches, two points clear of Doleshwar, who ended Read more

Minhajul named as chief selector

June 23, 2016

Former national captain Minhajul Abedin on Wednesday was promoted as the new chief selector of the national cricket team following the resignation of incumbent Faruk Ahmed.
Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan announced his appointment in a crowded press conference two days after the BCB approved the controversial two-tier selection policy. Read more

DPL title race goes down to the wire

June 22, 2016

The last round matches of the Dhaka Premier League will be held today in three different venues with several permutations and combinations as three teams are still in the contention to win the title.
Abahani Limited, who are leading the pack with 20 points from 14 games, are in the advantageous position as a win for them against holders Prime Bank Cricket Club will Read more

Sakib gets NOC for CPL

June 22, 2016

Ace all-rounder Sakib al Hasan received his No Objection Certificate from the Bangladesh Cricket Board for joining Caribbean Premier League on Tuesday and he will leave for Jamaica on 26th June to play the tournament. ‘We have given him the NOC to join CPL on condition that he may be called back anytime as per the requirement of the national team,’ said Read more

Abahani win battle of old foes

June 22, 2016

Abahani Limited closed the gap with table toppers Usha Krira Chakra when they beat arch-rivals Mohammedan Sporting Club 4-2 in their crucial Super Six match of Premier Hockey League at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium on Tuesday. With the win, joint-champions Abahani have 29 points from 12 matches, five points behind league leaders Usha Read more

BCB won’t insist Faruk stay

June 21, 2016

Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Monday said that they will not insist chief selector Faruk Ahmed to stay on if he wants to step down from his post.
Faruk, who is in USA now, told reporters that he will resign from his post protesting BCB’s decision of implementing the two-tier selection policy though BCB chief claimed Read more

Abahani beat Legends to sniff title

June 21, 2016

Abahani Limited took a giant leap towards regaining Dhaka Premier League title when they edged past fellow aspirants Legends of Rupganj by 60 runs in a crucial Super League match at the BKSP on Monday. In a match relatively free from controversy, some that has become the hallmark of Abahani this season, Mosaddek Hossain displayed a fine all-round Read more

Doleshwar alive with win

June 21, 2016

Former Bangladeshi national team batsman Roqibul Hassan made his first century in the Dhaka Premier League on Monday to help Prime Doleshwar beat Victoria Sporting Club by 91 runs to keep their championship hopes alive. Roqibul made exactly 100 runs, his first List A century in almost six years, to give his side a perfect base to build a huge total of 333-5 in 50 overs Read more

Usha begin Super Six with a bang

June 21, 2016

Usha Krira Chakra maintained their unbeaten run as they began their Premier Hockey League Super Six campaign with a thumping 6-0 victory over Wanderers Sporting Club at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium on Monday. Pakistani defender Aleem Belal scored a hat-trick for Usha while Hasan Jubaer Niloy, Puskar Khisa Mimo and Krishna Kumar netted Read more

BJMC win it late to reach semis

June 21, 2016

Forward Mehedi Hasan Tapu struck a stoppage time winner as Team BJMC beat Muktijoddha Sangshad Krira Chakra 1-0 to reach the semi-finals of the Federation Cup in the last quarter-final at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Monday. Tapu, who scored a brace in BJMC’s shock win over Mohammedan Sporting Club in their last group match, was again played Read more

BCB hell-bent on 2-tier selection policy

June 20, 2016

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday in its 14th meeting of Board of Directors has approved the controversial two-tier selection panel for the national cricket team, ending all speculations regarding the matter. The two-tier system will have a three-member selection panel, headed by a chief selector, who will submit their team to the cricket operations chief, Read more

Committee to probe halted DPL match

June 20, 2016

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday formed a committee to probe the halted Dhaka Premier League match between Abahani Limited and Prime Dolehswar.
BCB president Nazmul Hasan said that few senior cricket organisers and formers players were in the committee that was asked to submit the report within 72 hours. Read more

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