Taskin, Sunny to undergo re-test in Australia

August 15, 2016

The Bangladesh Cricket Board officials said on Sunday that they are planning to send Taskin Ahmed to Australia for undergoing a biometric test of his bowling action.
Left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny will accompany Taskin in Australia provided a satisfactory result of his test conducted by BCB’s bowling review committee on Sunday. Read more

Mezbah hits new low

August 14, 2016

Mezbahuddin Ahmed, the fastest man of Bangladesh, was eliminated from the preliminary stage of the 100-metre sprint event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after finishing fourth out of seven participants in the respective heat on Saturday. Mezbah, who clocked 11.34 seconds, ended at 14th place among 21 athletes in the preliminary stage. The 21-year-old sprinter Read more

Ashraful eyes new beginning

August 14, 2016

Former Bangladesh skipper Mohammad Ashraful said on Saturday that he is a relieved man as he is now eligible to return back into selected domestic tournament.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board partially lifted the ban on Ashraful, allowing him to play in selected domestic competitions as he completed three-year suspension Read more

Muktijoddha continue their unbeaten run

August 14, 2016

Muktijoddha Sangshad Krira Chakra continued their unbeaten streak in the Bangladesh Premier League with a 2-2 draw against Mohammedan Sporting Club in Mymensingh on Saturday.
Both Towhidul Alam Sabuz and Towhidul Alam Towhid scored a brace for Mohammedan and Muktijoddha respectively. With the draw, Muktijoddha moved Read more

Sarwar focuses on women’s fitness

August 14, 2016

Bangladesh women cricket team’s newly-appointed coach Sarwar Imran said on Saturday that he will focus on the fitness of his charges ahead of their Ireland tour.
Women’s team will visit Ireland in next month for two one-day internationals and two Twenty20 matches and Sarwar, who was Bangladesh’s coach in their inaugural Read more

Mustafiz undergoes successful operation

August 12, 2016

Bangladesh’s pace sensation Mustafizur Rahman underwent a successful shoulder operation on Thursday at around 9pm Bangladesh time under surgeon Andrew Wallace at Fortius clinic in England.
‘His operation was successful and we are wishing him for a quick recovery,’ Bangladesh Cricket Board spokesman Jalal Yunus told New Age on Thursday night. Read more

Siddik starts medal quest

August 11, 2016

Golfer Siddikur Rahman, the first ever Bangladeshi to directly qualify for the Olympic Games, will begin his mission today as the golf returns to the world’s biggest sports meet for the first time in 112 years.
The first round of the competition at the Olympic Golf Course in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will start at 4:30pm Bangladesh Standard Time. When several top golfers Read more

Rahamatganj join top dogs

August 11, 2016

Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society joined to the top spot of the JB Group Bangladesh Premier League with Muktijoddha Sangshad KC, Chittagong Abahani and Abahani Limited when they handed a 2-0 defeat to Uttar Baridhara at the Rafikuddin Bhuiyan Stadium, Mymensingh on Wednesday. Congolese forward Siyo Zunapio put Rahmatganj ahead from Read more

Coach fears long gap will hurt Tigers

August 10, 2016

Bangladesh national cricket team’s Sri Lankan coach Chandika Hathurusinghe on Tuesday feared that it will be difficult for his charges to keep their focus in the forthcoming series due to long absence from international cricket. Bangladesh played their last Test match against South Africa in August 2015 while they played their last ODI series against Zimbabwe Read more

Arambagh, BU share the spoils

August 10, 2016

Promoted Arambagh Krira Sangha held Brothers Union to a 2-2 draw in their Bangladesh Premier League match at Rafikuddin Bhuiyan Stadium in Mymensingh on Tuesday.
With the second draw in four matches, Arambagh remained in seventh position of the points table with five points while Brothers were second from bottom with Read more

22 called up for Ireland series

August 10, 2016

Bangladesh Cricket Board on Tuesday called up 22 players to join a preliminary camp ahead of the next month’s tour of Ireland. All 15 players, who took part in the ICC World Twenty20 earlier in the year, have been included in the squad. They were joined by Suraiua Azmin, Shamima Sultana, Jannatul Ferdous, Happy Alam, Sultana Khatun, Muntahana Hasnat Read more

Mashrafee eyes first-class return

August 9, 2016

Pace bowler Mashrafee bin Murtaza on Monday said he was eying a return to first-class cricket after nearly three years of hiatus with the forthcoming Bangladesh Cricket League, franchise-based four day tournament. Mashrafee’s last first-class appearance came with Khulna Division against Barisal Division at the National Cricket League, traditional first-class Read more

Abahani, Muktis in stalemate

August 9, 2016

Both Abahani Limited and Muktijoddha Sangshad Krira Chakra squandered an opportunity to take a solo lead in the Bangladesh Premier League when they shared one point each with a 1-1 draw at the Rafikuddin Bhuiyan Stadium in Mymensingh. Nigerian forward Sunday Chizoba put Abahani ahead with a neat header in the first half before Muktijoddha defender Read more

Baki’s promise proved futile

August 9, 2016

Shooter Abdullah Hel Baki became 25th among 50 participants in the 10metre Air Rifle of Olympic Games and was ruled out from the qualification round at the Olympic Shooting Center on Monday. Baki scored a total of 621.2, less than his best ever of 624.8 that he scored in the ISSF World Cup in Germany, May this year. Baki, who was given many opportunities Read more

Baki’s Olympics starts today

August 8, 2016

Bangladesh shooter stays clam before event
Bangladesh’s Abdullah Hel Baki will take part in 10metre air rifle event of the Olympic Games at the Olympic Shooting Centre in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil today.
A total of 58 participants from around the world will vie in the discipline, scheduled to start at 6:00pm Bangladesh Standard time. Baki, who is going Read more

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