Ashraful fitter than ever

August 31, 2016

Former national skipper Mohammad Ashraful looked to have lost nothing as far as his fitness is concerned during his three years of suspension as he returned fitter than ever.
Ashraful, whose three-year suspension due to an involvement in match-fixing at Bangladesh Premier League ended on August 13, performed to a satisfactory level Read more

Tamim injures finger, ruled out for weeks

August 29, 2016

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal suffered a fracture in his ring finger on the left hand that ruled him out for three to four weeks, said officials on Sunday.
Tamim received the injury during a practice session on Saturday, said Debashish Chowdhury, the chief medical officer of Bangladesh Cricket Board. Read more

BCB confirms Afghans date

August 29, 2016

Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday confirmed the three-match one-day international series against Afghanistan in September ahead of England’s visit in October.
BCB president Nazmul Hasan confirmed the series in an impromptu press conference at his residence adding that three matches will be held at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium Read more

BFF defers BPL again

August 29, 2016

Bangladesh Football Federation on Sunday deferred the seventh round of Bangladesh Premier League to September 19 from September 8 following a demand of participating clubs.
The league, which remained suspended from August 19 to facilitate a camp of the national team ahead of its Asian Cup Qualifier Play-offs against Bhutan, Read more

Al-Amin keen on facing Afghans

August 29, 2016

Bangladesh’s pace bowler Al-Amin Hossain said on Sunday that he hopes the planned three-match one-day international series against Afghanistan would help them prepare better against England.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board had been in talks with Afghanistan over hosting the country for the three-match series in late September ahead of England’s tour to Bangladesh. Read more

Salma misses out on Ireland tour

August 29, 2016

Ace all-rounder Salma Khatun will not feature in Bangladesh women cricket team when they will tour to Ireland for two one-day internationals and two Twenty20 matches due to shoulder injury.
A 14-member squad was announced on Sunday for the tour of Ireland, where they will play the Twenty-20 matches on September 5 and 6 before playing two ODIs Read more

U-16 girls confident of further success

August 29, 2016

A motivated Bangladesh Under-16 women’s team is ready to repeat their brilliant performance when they take on Singapore today in their second AFC Under-16 Championship Qualifiers at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. The match will kick off at 6:00pm and Bangladesh Television World will telecast it live. Bangladesh thrashed Iran, group C favourites, on Read more

Hosts blow away Iran

August 28, 2016

Hosts Bangladesh made a flying start to their AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship Qualifiers with a thumping 3-0 win over Group C favourites Iran at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Saturday.
Marzia Khatun, Moushumi Jahan and Tohura Khatun scored one goal apiece for the girls in Red and Green which also boosted their confidence to qualify for Read more

Test specialists eye to end long wait

August 28, 2016

Bangladeshi cricketers were elated as England decided to go with their scheduled tour against Tigers while the joy became doubled for Test match potentials of the Tigers’ camp as they envisage a chance to get taste of international cricket. Though there are hardly whole sale changes between Bangladesh Test and One Day International squad yet some cricketers are Read more

German ‘drug cheat’ eyes Bangladesh role

August 28, 2016

Bangladesh Hockey Federation is all set to interview controversial German coach Oliver Kurtz for the national team, officials said. Kurtz, an Olympic gold medalist, who was once tested positive for taking cocaine, was scheduled to arrive on Saturday with an eye on the job. The Bangladesh Hockey Federation, who has been searching for a head coach for quite Read more

Relief as England confirm tour

August 27, 2016

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Friday heaved a sigh of relief as England confirmed that their scheduled tour to Bangladesh in October will go ahead as planned.
The England and Wales Cricket Board gave the confirmation on late Thursday that ended months long speculation regarding the fate of the series comprising Read more

Sense of déjà vu grips football

August 27, 2016

The commitment and professionalism of national footballers were called into question once again after five of them recently joined an inter-service match without permission from their coach.
Bangladesh Football Federation released Mamunul Islam, Rayhan Hasan, Sohel Rana, Jewel Rana, Shahidul Alam Sohel to play for Bangladesh Navy, raising doubts Read more

U-16 football carnival begins today

August 27, 2016

The qualifying round of the AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship Group C matches gets underway today with hosts Bangladesh facing Iran at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.
A total of 22 teams split into four groups will take part in the qualifiers with four top teams joining the four semi-finalists of the last edition in the next year’s final round in Thailand. Read more

BCSA thanks ECB for Bangladesh tour

August 27, 2016

The United Kingdom unit of Bangladesh Cricket Supporters Association on Friday thanked England and Wales Cricket Board for their decision to go ahead with the upcoming tour of England cricket team in Bangladesh. Abdus Salam, the president of BCSA’s UK unit handed over a flower bouquet to ECB chief executive Tom Harrison, wishing the England cricket team Read more

Relieved Mustafiz eyes better future

August 23, 2016

Pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman said on Monday that he was feeling well and he believed he would deliver even better in future after his successful surgery in his injured left-shoulder in England earlier this month. Mustafiz landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka around 11:30am on Monday 11 days after his shoulder operation under surgeon Read more

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