U-16 boys end on a high

September 26, 2017

Bangladesh Under-16 national football team ended their AFC Under-16 Championship Qualifiers campaign on a high note as they secured an impressive 2-0 victory over hosts Qatar in their final Group E match on Sunday. Despite the win, the Bangladeshi boys failed to qualify as one of the six best runners-up teams by goal margin for the AFC Under-16 Championship, which will be Read more

BCB body, AGM challenged in court

September 25, 2017

A writ petition was filed on Sunday seeking a High Court’s directive to restrain the incumbent executive members of Bangladesh Cricket Board from holding both the Annual General Meeting and the Extraordinary General Meeting scheduled on October 2. The petitioner and architect Mubasshar Hussain also prayed for a rule on the government and the National Sports Council Read more

Tigers reach Potchefstroom

September 25, 2017

Bangladesh national cricket team on Sunday reached Potchefstroom to play the first of their two Test matches against hosts South Africa in their forthcoming series.
The Tigers left Benoni at 11:00am local time and after a short journey of two hours, they reached Potchefstroom in the afternoon for the first Test, beginning on September 28. Read more

Under-18 boys in search of third win

September 25, 2017

Bangladesh were expecting to make a giant leap in securing the title of SAFF Under-18 Championship when they would face on Nepal in their penultimate match in Thimpu, Bhutan today.
If Bangladesh can win the match, which will kick-off at 7:00pm Bangladesh Standard Time, they will require just one point from their final match against hosts Bhutan Read more

Khulna set Barisal massive target

September 25, 2017

Defending Champions Khulna were looking for a win against Barisal in National Cricket League match after setting them a target of 403 runs in the fourth innings at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Sunday. Barisal reached 32-0 at stumps on the third day, still needing 371 runs if they are to shock the holders in their own backyards on the final day Read more

Ex-nat’l goalie Motaleb dies

September 25, 2017

Former national football team captain and goalkeeper Motaleb Hossain died of cardiac arrest at the house of his relatives in capital’s Bhuter Gali area on Sunday. He was 67.
He is survived by his wife, one son, and one daughter.
He was buried at the Azimpur graveyard after his Read more

Tigers happy with draw

September 24, 2017

The three-day practice match between Bangladesh and Cricket South Africa Invitation XI ended in a draw after the Tigers showed a modest display on the final day at Willowmoore Park in Benoni on Saturday.
The Tigers declared their second innings on 235-9 to set-up a target 229 runs for the Invitation XI in just one session but the hosts opted to go against it and accepted a draw. Read more

No serious concern for Tamim, Soumya

September 24, 2017

Bangladesh openers Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar, who have suffered some minor injuries during their three-day practice match in Benoni, are unlikely to miss the first Test against South Africa, confirmed Bangladesh a team official. Tamim pulled his muscles while batting on the first day and left the ground retired hurt after scoring five runs facing 13 deliveries. Read more

Khulna rule despite Monir’s 7wkts

September 24, 2017

Defending champions Khulna took the control in their second round National Cricket League match when they restricted opponents Barisal to 171-6 on the second day at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Saturday. Resuming on 348-3, Khulna could add just 96 runs to their overnight score before they were all out for 444 runs with left-arm spinner Monir Hossain picking Read more

Pacers make good use of chances

September 23, 2017

Bangladesh bowlers spent decent time on the second day of three-day practice match as all the strike bowlers chipped in against Cricket South Invitation XI at Willowmoore Park in Benoni on Friday.
Each of the four Bangladeshi pacers got off the mark with at least a wicket while spinner Mehedi Hasan complemented with one wicket to force Read more

Tigers ready to take next step: Mushfiq

September 23, 2017

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim said Thursday his team were approaching their tour of South Africa with confidence after playing well in recent years.
Rahim said he wanted his team to build on their form in home matches, including Test wins over England and Australia in the past year. Read more

Tushar, Mahadi slam ton

September 23, 2017

Veteran batsman Tushar Imran continued his prolific form in the National Cricket League when he scored another well-made hundred for Khulna on the opening day of their second round match against Barisal on Friday. Tushar’s 132 runs at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium, however, was overshadowed by unheralded team-mate Mahadi Hasan, who scored an unbeaten 165 runs Read more

U-16 boys go down fighting

September 23, 2017

Bangladesh Under-16 boys suffered a 2-0 defeat in their AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers against Yemen at the Grand Hamad Stadium in Doha, Qatar on Friday.
In their first match of Group E, Bangladeshi boys put up a spirited show against the Yemenis but could not prevent the defeat, which now left them fighting for Read more

Tigers off to a positive start

September 22, 2017

Most of the batsmen got a useful batting practice as Bangladesh made a positive start in their three-day warm-up match against an Invitation XI at Willowmoore Park in Benoni on Thursday.
Skipper Mushfiqur Rahim, Mominul Haque, Sabbir Rahman struck fifties but most importantly two out-of-form batsmen Soumya Sarkar and Imrul Kayes Read more

Under-16 boys take on Yemen today

September 22, 2017

Bangladesh open their AFC Under-16 Championship Qualifiers campaign against Yemen in Doha, Qatar today after their first match against United Arab Emirates was canceled following the withdrawal of the latter from the competition. Bangladesh are without a win in the AFC Under-16 Championship Qualifiers for nearly 10 years since their 9-1 win over Palestine in 2007. Read more

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