BCB brings Ultra-Edge for England series

September 12, 2016

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is eyeing to use ‘Ultra-edge’, Hawk Eye’s version of Snicko-meter, as part of the Decision Review System in the forthcoming series against England, said an official on Sunday.
It is expected to give Tigers full support of DRS, unlike the past when some key components like snicko-meter went missing to curtail expenses. Read more

Rumana’s hat-trick gives Bangladesh series victory

September 12, 2016

Rumana Ahmed’s historic hat-trick helped Bangladesh women’s cricket team beat Ireland by 10 runs to win the third one-day international of the series and take the three-match series 1-0 in Belfast on Saturday. The third ODI was not originally scheduled in the series but was added after the first ODI was abandoned without a ball bowled. Only 18 over’ play was possible Read more

Women’s kabaddi in disarray

September 12, 2016

Bangladesh women’s kabaddi team was left in disarray ahead of fifth Asian Beach Games in Vietnam due to series of irregularities committed by the Bangladesh Kabaddi Federation.
The team is set to play the Games, scheduled from September 24 to October 3, without any coach and a player short because of the ignorance and indifference of the federation. Read more

Football league to resume with festive mood

September 12, 2016

The eighth round of JB Group Bangladesh Premier League will resume on September 19 after a month gap with seventh round matches to be held in Dhaka before the league move to Sylhet for the next two rounds. Saif Global Sports Limited, who won the organising rights of the ongoing league, decided to run huge promotional activities to bring the supporters Read more

Mominul fed up with same old question

September 11, 2016

Mominul Haque is simply tired of thinking about his chances in the Bangladesh one-day set-up and decided to focus on his play rather than wasting time to think about it.
Mominul, arguably the best Test batsman of Bangladesh for his sound technique and solid temperament, looked to be irked trying to analyse where he went wrong Read more

BCL gets three new teams

September 11, 2016

The Bangladesh Football Federation on Saturday approved three new teams for the forthcoming fourth edition of Bangladesh Championship League including a newly formed Saif Sporting Club.
A total of 12 clubs showed their interest to play in country’s second tier professional league but only three clubs — Chittagong Mohammedan Sporting Club, Read more

Seven-team BPL players’ draft on Sept 30

September 11, 2016

The Bangladesh Cricket Board said on Saturday that players’ draft of the fourth edition of Bangladesh Premier League, country’s lone franchise-based Twenty20 tournament, will be held on September 30.
The forthcoming edition of BPL will be played between seven teams unlike previous competition, which was featured by six teams, according to a BCB press release. Read more

Low paid coaches bring rich rewards

September 10, 2016

When the Bangladesh Football Federation spent thousands of dollars on foreign coaches, it is the low paid local coaches who brought some reasonable success for the country.
Golam Rabbani Choton became the latest example of successful local coaches as he helped Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team qualify for the final round Read more

BCB’S HP Programme : Much ado about nothing!

September 10, 2016

The second edition of Bangladesh Cricket Board’s High Performance Programme ended in August with no proper structure in place to assess the growth of the players, raising doubts over the effectiveness of the progarmme. Independent analysts said that the present HP programme is system-laid-approach that is far from winning-focused-approach, Read more

B’desh eye solace in Solidarity Cup

September 9, 2016

AFCSensing a failure in the Asian Cup qualifying play-offs, Bangladesh have their back-up plan ready for international football as they have made an entry for the low-level AFC Solidarity Cup in Malaysia in November. The AFC has planned for the Solidarity Cup to give fringe teams of region some international exposures as they are unlikely to get any Read more

Mosharraf eyes return from oblivion

September 9, 2016

Left-arm spinner Mosharraf Hossain Rubel is looking to make an impact after his surprise inclusion in the 20-member pool of players for the forthcoming one-day international series against Afghanistan and England. Mosharraf, who played last of his three ODIs in 2008, was on a personal tour in India when a Facebook message from one Read more

Teacher suspended for allegedly beating U-16 player’s father

September 9, 2016

The authorities of Koloshindur High School in Mymensingh, on Thursday suspended its physical teacher Jobed Ali after he allegedly assaulted the father of a National Under-16 women footballer.
Sabuz Miah, father of U-16 player Taslima, alleged that he was physically assaulted by Jobed after an argument over girls’ participation in National Summer Football Tournament, Read more

Two new teams on card in BPL

September 9, 2016

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is all set to introduce two new franchises for the forthcoming edition of Bangladesh Premier League, officials said on Thursday after a meeting of the tournament’s governing council.
The meeting, which was held at the Capital’s Bexmico office of the BCB president Nazmul Hasan, also decided to invite fresh bid for Sylhet franchise due to Read more

ICC backtracks from 2-tier plan

September 8, 2016

BCB expresses relief
The international Cricket Council at its meeting of chief executives committee in Dubai on Wednesday decided to withdrew their proposal for two-tier Test structure much to the relief of Bangladesh.
The matter was referred to this meeting for further scrutiny by the ICC board, which discussed the matter first in the organisation’s annual conference at Edinburg in June. Read more

Selectors pack pool with pacers

September 8, 2016

The much-talked-about two-tier national selection panel began their tenure with an element of surprise as they included as many as seven pace bowlers in their 20-member squad for the series against Afghanistan and England. Tigers’ recent success came on the back of some commendable performance by the pace bowlers that looked to have Read more

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