Former ICC elite panel umpire Asad Rauf now runs shop selling clothes and shoes

June 24, 2022

Asad Rauf, who umpired in one hundred and seventy international matches between 2000 and 2013, was part of the elite panel of ICC umpires too, now runs a shop selling clothes and shoes in Landa Bazaar at Lahore and he has no interest in the game anymore.
At the peak of his umpiring career, Pakistan’s Asad Rauf was regarded as one of the best in Read more

Bangladesh women hit Malaysia for six

June 24, 2022

Bangladesh women’s national football team notched up an emphatic 6-0 win against visiting Malaysia in their first of the two-match friendly series at the Bir Shrestha Shaheed Sepahi Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamlapur on Thursday.
Bangladesh defender Akhi Khatun scored a brace while captain Sabina Khatun, forward Read more

England’s men’s footballers suffer their worst home defeat in 94 years

June 15, 2022

England suffered their worst home defeat since 1928 with a 4-0 loss to Hungary in the Nations League.
Roland Sallai netted in either half, with Zsolt Nagy and Daniel Gazdag piling on the misery late on as the Three Lions suffered a disastrous night in front of a furious Molineux crowd. Their mood was not improved when John Stones was sent off shortly after the third goal went in, as the home side fell apart late Read more

FIFA World Cup trophy now in Dhaka

June 8, 2022

Sports Desk :
The original trophy of the FIFA World Cup has arrived in Dhaka earlier this morning for a 36-hour tour accompanied by a seven-member FIFA delegation including former French World Cup winner Christian Karembeu.
The World Cup trophy was taken to Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel in Dhaka in presence Read more

Germany to train in Dubai ahead of 2022 Qatar World Cup

June 5, 2022

Sports Desk :
Germany will be setting up a training camp in Dubai to prepare for the 2022 Qatar World Cup which kicks off on November 21.
Coached by Hansi Flick, the squad is set to land in Dubai on November 14.
They will then fly to Doha on November 17 and play their first Group E match against Japan on Read more

I don’t follow records, they just come : Cristiano Ronaldo

June 4, 2022

The Portuguese’s last comments in an interview with the club’s media outlet, claimed that he does not chase records, but the records follow him.
“The records, it’s coming in a natural way,” he said.
“I don’t follow the records but the records follow me. So it’s good,” he said with Read more

Argentina’s national team to train in Abu Dhabi for 2022 World Cup

June 4, 2022

Sports Desk :
Argentina will prepare for the 2022 World Cup with a training camp in Abu Dhabi as part of a partnership between the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) and Argentina Football Association (AFA).
The two-time World Cup winners will play friendlies in Abu Dhabi as part of their preparations for what is likely to be superstar Lionel Messi’s final chance to win the trophy – he will be 35 by Read more

Miraz receives Best Sportsperson Award 2021

June 3, 2022

Sports Desk :
Cricketer Mehedi Hasan Miraz became the Best Sportsperson of the year while footballer Tapu Barman won the popular choice award at the Kool-BSPA Sports Award 2021 ceremony held at a city hotel today.
Bangladesh Sports Press Association (BSPA), in association with Square Toiletries Limited, organised the award programme after a two-year break due to the coronavirus pandemic. A total Read more

Finalissima glory for Argentina after comfortable win over Italy at Wembley

June 2, 2022

Sports Desk :
Lionel Messi inspired Argentina to Finalissima success with a 3-0 win over Italy at a sold-out and partisan Wembley Stadium.
Goals by Lautaro Martinez, Angel Di Maria and Paulo Dybala ensured the Copa America champions were able to celebrate more trophy delight after ending their 28-year wait for silverware Read more

Shakib back as Bangladesh Test captain

June 2, 2022

Sports Desk :
Ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was reappointed as the Bangladesh national team Test captain while in-form wicketkeeper-batter Liton Das was made the vice-captain.
The position of Bangladesh Test captain went vacant after Mominul Haque decided to step down from the role on Tuesday with an aim to focus on his batting Read more

Liton Das achieves highest ever Test ranking for Bangladesh

June 1, 2022

Bangladesh batsman Liton Das attained career-best ratings in Tests after being instrumental with the bat in Bangladesh’s recently-concluded two-match Test series against Sri Lanka.
He has risen five spots to claim the 12th position and is now the highest ranked Bangladesh batter in the longest format. Liton’s rating point (724) is the highest by Read more

Mahmud to replace Shohidul for WI series

June 1, 2022

Sports Desk :
Pacer Hasan Mahmud will replace Shohidul Islam in the Bangladesh squad for their forthcoming tour of West Indies after the latter was ruled out due to a side strain, confirmed Bangladesh national team chief selector Minhajul Abedin.
Bangladesh are scheduled to leave for the West Indies in three separate groups from Read more

Mominul wants to quit Test captaincy

June 1, 2022

By Sports Desk :
Bangladesh Test captain Mominul Haque has decided to step down from his role as captain after relentless criticism from the cricket fraternity due the team’s poor performance under his leadership and his off-form with the bat.
Under his captaincy the hosts suffered a crashing 10-wicket defeat against the touring Read more

Angel Di Maria to retire from international football after World Cup in Qatar

May 31, 2022

By Dhaka Mirror :
Angel Di Maria has indicated that he will retire from international football after the World Cup.
At 34, the Argentinian international, whose contract with PSG will end at the end of June, announced on Monday that he would retire from international football.
“After this World Cup, it will be time. There are a lot of guys who are at international Read more

FIFA WC trophy scheduled to tour Dhaka on June 8

May 31, 2022

By Dhaka Mirror :
The FIFA World Cup trophy is scheduled to tour Bangladesh for 36-hour in early June, Bangladesh Football Federation general secretary Abu Nayeem Shohagh told media on Monday. ‘The trophy will arrive in Dhaka on June 8 and leave the following day for a 36-hour tour of Bangladesh,’ said Shohagh.
The trophy tour will be accompanied by a seven-member FIFA delegation, including Read more

Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh to keep series-winning record intact

May 28, 2022

It all came crumbling down for Bangladesh just after Lunch on the fifth and final day of their series-deciding Test against Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.
After Asitha Fernando bagged a 10-wicket haul to bundle out Bangladesh for 169 in their second innings, Sri Lanka got over the line in just 3 overs into their second innings as the Read more

Tigresses finally part of ICC Women’s Championship

May 28, 2022

The International Cricket Council on Wednesday included Bangladesh and Ireland in the next Women’s Championship for the first time and created a 10-team league for the qualification of the 2025 ICC Women’s World Cup.
All the 10 teams will play eight three-match series each during the 2022-25 cycle Read more

Donald lauds ‘excellent’ Ebadot

May 26, 2022

Bangladesh pace bowling coach Allan Donald lauded Ebadot Hossain due to his brilliant bowling effort on the rain-hit third day of their second Test against Sri Lanka in Dhaka on Wednesday.
With 39 overs having been lost to rain, Sri Lanka ended the day on 282-5, only 83 runs behind Bangladesh’s first innings total of 365 Read more

Liton, Mushfiq move up in ICC Test rankings

May 26, 2022

Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batter Liton Das has made valuable gains in the ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings after his fine performance in their drawn first Test against Sri Lanka in Chattogram, revealed ICC in a press release on Wednesday.
Liton has moved up three places to 17th after notching 88 in Bangladesh’s only Read more

Mushfiqur Rahim to miss West Indies tour hajj pilgrimage

May 21, 2022

BCB has granted leave to Bangladesh veteran batter Mushfiqur Rahim for upcoming West Indies tour, so that he can perform hajj in July.
“Mushfiqur wrote an application for a leave to attend this year’s Hajj a month ago ahead of the Sri Lanka series but nothing was official. However, the Read more

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