Rubel stranded at home

September 19, 2017

Airlines deny Bangladesh pacer boarding pass
Bangladesh’s plan for South Africa tour suffered a jolt before it started when the airlines that carried the team to Johannesburg refused to issue the boarding pass for paceman Rubel Hossain for lack of immigration clearance. Rubel returned from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday evening and could not take any flight till Monday despite having a valid visa Read more

Mashrafee shines in Khulna draw

September 19, 2017

Khulna captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza brought some life into a drawn game with a splendid piece of pace bowling on the final day of the National Cricket League first round match against Rangpur on Monday. Rajshahi became the only team to take a win from the first round as they made a massive turnaround to beat Sylhet by six wickets with Farhad Reza making a well Read more

Kabaddi team to play in Nepal tourney

September 19, 2017

Bangladesh national kabaddi team will leave Dhaka today to participate in the International Friendship Men’s Kabaddi Tournament in Kathmandu, Nepal, scheduled to start from September 21.
Bangladesh along with India, Sri Lanka and hosts Nepal will participate in the competition.
National kabaddi team skipper Masud Karim was Read more

B’desh U-18 boys stun India

September 19, 2017

Bangladesh came from three goals down to beat India sensationally by 4-3 goals in the SAFF Under-18 Championship football in Thimpu, Bhutan on Monday.
The boys in green and red went 3-0 behind in the first–half of the game before Jafar Iqbal struck a brace and Mahbubur Rahman and Rahamat Mia scored one goal Read more

BPL teams prefer youth over experience

September 18, 2017

The players’ draft of the fifth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League that ended in Dhaka on Saturday highlighted that teams mostly preferred young players over experienced campaigners.
Despite the lack of international experience and uncertainty over getting their services in the whole BPL season, the franchises included at least five players from Read more

U-16 girls go down fighting

September 18, 2017

Bangladesh Under-16 Women’s football team ended their AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship campaign with a narrow 2-3 defeat to Australia in Chonburi in Thailand on Sunday.
Even though Bangladesh finished at the bottom of Group B with three straight defeats, they played some brilliant football against their Australian counterparts despite Read more

Robi hits maiden first-class ton

September 18, 2017

Opener Robiul Islam Robi scored his maiden first-class ton as defending champions Khulna reached 342-4 before brought early stumps on the third day of their National Cricket League match against Rangpur on Sunday. Chittagong were 11-0 in their second innings chasing 383 runs to win after Dhaka Metropolis declared their second innings at 169-6 with Marshall Ayub Read more

Eye-illness may make Mosaddek wait longer

September 18, 2017

Bangladesh batsman Mosaddek Hossain is unlikely to participate in shorter-format in South Africa as he is yet to recover from eye infection that sidelined him since the home series against Australia.
Mossadek returned to Dhaka from Thailand on Saturday but only with a broken heart as the viral infection in his left eye showed no sign of improvement. Read more

Mustafiz at spotlight as BPL players’ draft today

September 16, 2017

The much-anticipated players’ draft for the fifth edition of Bangladesh Premier League will be held today at a city hotel with teams set to complete their line-up from a host of local and foreign players.
A total of 204 foreign players and 140 local players will be up for grab for seven franchises, which have already picked up a certain number of local and foreign Read more

U-16 girls ready for Australia

September 16, 2017

Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team coach Golam Rabbani Choton hoped that his charges would offer a good challenge to Australia in their final Group B match of the AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship on Sunday. Both Bangladesh and Australia have already been ruled out of the competition after defeats in their first two matches. Both sides conceded 12 goals Read more

Ashraful lights up NCL opener with ton

September 16, 2017

The 19th National Cricket League got off to a rollicking start on Friday with former national captain Mohammad Ashraful scoring a well-made hundred for Dhaka Metropolitans against Chittagong on the opening day at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong. Rangpur’s Naeem Islam and Dhiman Ghosh also made tons against defending champions Khulna on top-tier, Read more

ICC rates Dhaka field as ‘poor’

September 15, 2017

The outfield of the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium that hosted first Test of recent series against Australia has got ‘poor’ rating from the International Cricket Council.
The ICC on Thursday said that match referee Jeff Crowe, who officiated the Test from August 27 to 30, expressed his concern over the quality of the outfield. Read more

National league kicks off today

September 15, 2017

The 19th National Cricket League will get underway today with four matches of two tiers in four different cities and towns across the country.
Defending champions Khulna will host newly-promoted Rangpur at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna one top-tier while runners-up Dhaka will take on Barisal Read more

Minhajul backs Tigers for success

September 15, 2017

Chief selector of Bangladesh national cricket team Minhajul Abedin on Thursday showed his confidence regarding the success of the visiting side in the forthcoming two-Test series against South Africa. The Tigers will be touring the African country for the third time for a Test series and the visiting side had the worst possible track record in the bouncy surfaces losing all Read more

Spirited U-16 girls lose to Japan

September 15, 2017

A much-improved performance by Bangladesh Under-16 Women’s football team was not enough to prevent their 0-3 defeat against three-time champions Japan in their second match of the AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship in Chonburi, Thailand on Thursday. Bangladesh, who suffered a humiliating 0-9 defeat against North Korea in the first match, showed their composure Read more

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