Gemcon clinch Masters’ title

September 8, 2016

Skipper Habibul Bashar guided Gemcon Khulna Masters to a four-wicket win over Expo All Stars Masters, to help his side clinch the title of inaugural Masters Cricket Carnival at Mirpur on Wednesday.
Gemcon reached 125-6 in 17.3 overs after reducing their opponent to 124-8 to win the championship with Habibul making highest 28 runs. Read more

Bangladesh-Bhutan fire blank

September 7, 2016

A wasteful Bangladesh were held to a goalless draw by Bhutan in their Asian Cup Qualifiers play-off first-leg match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday.
The hosts could have easily won the game if their forwards did not waste a series of scoring chances. Bangladesh will now have to earn a result in the away-leg match Read more

U-16 girls end on a high

September 6, 2016

Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team ended their AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship Qualifying campaign on a high note when they thrashed United Arab Emirates 4-0 at the Bangabandhu National stadium on Monday. In-form forward Krishna Rani, who ended the campaign as the highest scorer with eight goals, scored a brace while Anuching Mogini Read more

Walsh gets into business

September 6, 2016

Bangladesh’s new bowling coach Courtney Walsh began his tenure with Tigers through observing them closely on his first day in business at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Monday.
Walsh made a three-year deal with Bangladesh Cricket Board to work with the Tigers till the World Cup 2019. The Caribbean great, who will turn 54 next month, Read more

Revamped Bangladesh eye reprieve in Bhutan

September 6, 2016

Bangladesh national football team will be keen to wipe off their recent poor memories against Maldives with a better show against a much-improved Bhutan in the first-leg of the Asian Cup Qualifiers Play-Offs at home today. The match will kick-off at 7:00pm and BTV World will live telecast the match from the Bangabandhu National Stadium. Beaten 5-0 by Read more

Bangladesh women lose to Ireland

September 6, 2016

Pacer Lucy o Reilly’s superb death bowling helped Ireland win over Bangladesh Women’s Team by six runs in the rain-interrupted opening Twenty20 internationals at Bready Cricket Club ground on Monday. Bangladesh were restricted to 48-6 in 10 overs chasing 54-8 runs as host took a 1-0 lead in the two-match Twenty20 series. Needing 10 runs to win in Read more

Mammul, Wali quit after shown the door

September 6, 2016

Veteran footballers Mamunul Islam and Wali Faisal on Monday announced their retirement from national team hours after their exclusion from the 23-member squad for Asian Cup Qualifiers play-offs against Bhutan. Bangladesh will face Bhutan today in the first-leg of the home-and-away match, which represents their last chance to qualify for the Asian Cup Read more

Tigers unfazed by ranking prospect

September 6, 2016

Bangladesh national cricket team players are not losing their sleep despite having good chance to reach the sixth place in the ICC one-day international rankings for the first time in their cricket history.
An International Cricket Council media release late on Sunday confirmed that a clean sweep victory against Afghanistan and a series win England afterwards Read more

U-16 girls create history

September 4, 2016

Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team sealed their place in the history books after they qualified for the final round of the 2017 AFC Under16 Women’s Championship in China with a 4-2 win over Chinese Taipei on Saturday in Dhaka. This was for the first time that any women’s football team of any category from Bangladesh has qualified for the final stage Read more

Emotional Choton gives credit to her charges

September 4, 2016

An emotional Golam Rabbani Choton gave all the credits to her charges after their historical 4-2 win over Chinese Taipei on Saturday that put them into the final round of the next year’s AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship in China. With the win, the Under-16 girls also became the first women’s football team from Bangladesh that has qualified for the final stage Read more

Bangladesh make flying start in Chess Olympiad

September 4, 2016

Bangladesh got off to a flying start in the 42nd Chess Olympiad as both the men’s and women’s team won in their respective opening round games in Baku, Azerbaijan on Friday.
Bangladesh men’s team thrashed San Marino by 4-0 points with Grand Masters Enamul Hossain Razib, Abdullah Al Rakib, Niaz Murshed and International Read more

Walsh to act as mentor, BCB hopes

September 3, 2016

Samaraweera confirmed batting consultant
West Indies great Courtney Walsh would act as a mentor of Bangladesh’s pace bowlers once he joined the Tigers as their next pace bowling coach, said Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Friday. The BCB appointed Walsh on a three-year term as Tigers’ specialist pace bowling coach with his contract running from September 1 to Read more

U-16 girls brace for toughest challenge

September 3, 2016

A highly motivated Bangladesh team will face Chinese Taipei today in the AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship Qualifiers with a place in the final round up from grabs.
Bangladesh have so far won their all three matches but still lagged behind Taipei, who are ahead by virtue of a better goal difference as they struck 21 goals compared Read more

Football mourns ‘worst ever’ loss

September 3, 2016

Bangladesh national football team was left heavily demoralised after their 0-5 mauling to Maldives in an international friendly in Male on Thursday night.
The defeat came just four days before the country’s Asian Cup Qualifying play-offs first-leg match against Bhutan in Dhaka on September 6. Read more

Walsh excited to join Tigers

September 2, 2016

Former West Indian bowling legend Courtney Walsh said he is excited to get his new job as Bangladesh bowling coach and looks forward to work with the Tigers.
Walsh, who is the first ever bowler to get 500 wickets in Test cricket, has reached an agreement with Bangladesh Cricket board to work as their bowling coach from Read more

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