ICC Cricket World Cup History

December 31, 2010

‘Milestone in our cricket’
Khaled Mahmud Sujon, the former national captain and all-rounder, was one of the star performers in the 1999 World Cup. Though he wants to forget the memories of the 2003 edition, Sujon spoke to The Daily Star Sport about his experiences of the premier one-day tournament.
Daily Star Sport (DSS): How excited were you before the 1999 World Cup Read more

Russell edge Farashganj

December 31, 2010

A second-half strike by Moroccan forward Samir Omari guided Sheikh Russell KC to a 1-0 win over Farashganj SC in the Grameenphone Bangladesh League at the Kamalapur Stadium on Thursday.
Sheikh Russell, who finished third last season with 50 points, were the favourites against Farashganj, who they defeated 2-1 and 2-0 in the last year’s professional league. But this time the Read more

V-Day hockey

December 31, 2010

Muktobihango and Dinaj-pur DSA won their respective matches in the Dhaka Bank Victory Day Hockey tournament at Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday.
Muktobihango handed a 4-0 defeat to Bangladesh Police with Tuhin, Habul, Chandan and Niloy scoring one goal apiece Read more

School Football final round from Jan 7

December 31, 2010

The final round of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup National Primary School Football tournament will begin on January 7 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium with the participation of seven schools from the seven divisions. This was announced at a press conference at the Sheraton Hotel on Thursday. The participating school are Isdair Govt Primary School of Narayanganj from Dhaka division, Read more

Everton passes Beep Test

December 31, 2010

Brothers Union’s Brazilian striker Everton Souza Santos confirmed his participation in the ongoing Bangladesh League after he passed in the 5th round of Beep Test held at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Thursday. He will appear in his club’s opening match against Muktijoddha Sangsad KC at Kamalapur stadium today, confirmed Brothers Union manager Amer Khan. Two other players also Read more

DAP hangs in balance as Rajuk waits for govt advice

December 30, 2010

The future of Dhaka’s Detailed Area Plan, gazetted six months ago, hangs in the balance as Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha refuses to take any steps to implement it until it receives recommendations from an inter-ministerial committee set up to review it.
The committee has however only met once in six Read more

TIB provides survey docs, welcomes SC’s move

December 30, 2010

The Transparency International, Bangladesh on Wednesday sent its household survey on corruption index in the service sectors to the office of the Supreme Court’s registrar.
The TIB also sent a letter, along with its report, welcoming the authorities’ move to appraise the survey which found the judiciary to be the most corrupt sector in the country, Read more

Rab arrest reveals horror

December 30, 2010

Children abducted, maimed, forced to begging
Rapid Action Battalion on Tuesday night arrested an alleged member of a gang that abducts and maims children, and then forces them into begging on streets or prostitution, just to take away the money from them.
Shariful Islam alias Korban was arrested from Uttara of the capital.
Earlier, he was accused in a case in connection with chopping off a young boy’s penis on Read more

JSC results today

December 30, 2010

The results of Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) exams will be simultaneously published today instead of December 31 as was announced earlier.
Some 15,05,391 students of class-VIII from 27,221 educational institutions sat for the exams. Of them, 12,33,391 were from eight education boards and 2,72,000 from the Read more

2 Bangladeshis and crewmates released by Somali pirates

December 30, 2010

The two Bangladeshi crewmen of MT Marida Marguerite, a German chemical tanker which was hijacked by Somali pirates on May 8, were released along with 20 others on Tuesday. The Bangladeshis are chief officer of the tanker Mohammad Zafar Iqbal and second engineer ABM Giasuddin Azam Khan. Family members of both of them are residents of the port city of Read more

One killed, 26 hurt in church collapse

December 30, 2010

Bandarban, Dec 29: An under-construction church in Bandarban town has collapsed, killing at least one worker and injuring 26 others. The deceased was identified as Selim Khan, 40, of Wapda Bridge area in the district town.
Deputy commissioner Mizanur Rahman said the third floor roof of the three-storey Read more

Licence must for foodstuff stock

December 30, 2010

The government will soon make licence mandatory for foodstuff business and impose restriction on hoarding against the backdrop of its failure to control price hike of essentials.
The Ministry of Food and Disaster Management yesterday decided to revive the East Bengal (Foodstuff) Price Control and Anti-Hoarding Ordinance, 1953 that was not in force for Read more

Mashrafe vows to overcome

December 30, 2010

Mashrafe Bin Mortaza is all about heart, courage and his never-say-die attitude. When he talked to this reporter at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium yesterday, the man dubbed the Narail Express spoke of his desire and determination to play a part in the Bangladesh team for the ICC 2011 World Cup.
It was unmistakably evident that a brave and jovial Mashrafe had recovered from the initial Read more

ICC Cricket World Cup History

December 30, 2010

‘Pakistan win very special’
Aminul Islam led Bangladesh in their first World Cup campaign in 1999. The right-handed batsman was one of the vital cogs in the 1997 ICC Trophy triumph, so much so that it was a smooth transition for him to reach the World Cup. Now working as the Asian Cricket Council’s cricket development officer, Aminul is regarded as one of the driving forces behind China’s cricket growth over the Read more

Chittagong MSC edge past Feni Soccer

December 30, 2010

Liberian striker Jerry Odesco scored a brace as Chittagong Mohammedan earned full points from their opening match of Bangladesh League with a 2-1 win over Feni Soccer Club at the Feni Stadium on Wednesday.
Feni Soccer Club, who finished fourth last season, took the lead in the very first minute through forward Maksudul Alam Bulbul, but failed to hold Read more

School football gets underway

December 30, 2010

Dhaka Metropoli-tan School Football tournament began on Wednesday at the Kamalapur stadium with the participation of 41 schools from the capital.
Saint Joseph’s High School defeated Senapalli High School in the inaugural match 4-3 in tie-breaker after the stipulated time ended at 1-1. Sadman and Read more

Arman thumps Wanderers

December 30, 2010

A brutal unbeaten century by Arman Haider gave Brothers Union an eight-wicket win over Dhaka Wanderers Club in the First Division Cricket League at the Dhanmondi Cricket Stadium yesterday.
The right-hander smashed 104 off only 55 balls with the help of thirteen boundaries and four sixes as Brothers, who have already earned the right to play in the Premier League next season, reached Read more

Border Guard retains kabaddi title

December 30, 2010

Border Guard of Bangladesh defended their National Kabaddi Championship title when they handed a 19-16 defeat to Bangladesh Police at the Kabaddi Stadium yesterday. The winners led the first half by 11-9 points. This was Border Guard’s eighth national title in a row and 20th overall in the history of the championship, since it began in Read more

V-Day hockey

December 30, 2010

Bangladesh Army edged out Bangladesh Air Force 2-1 in their match of the Dhaka Bank Victory Day Hockey Compe-tition at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday. Hamid and Enamul scored for the winners while Dinse Ali scored the consolation goal for the losing side.
In the other match of the day, Baikali Sangha of Rajshahi blanked Barnak Samaj Read more

Rihanna And Matt Kemp Call It Quits

December 29, 2010

Matt Kemp has struck out with Rihanna.
Sources confirm to Us Weekly that the outfielder and the singer are no longer an item, as the sexy crooner “was basically just over it,” an insider says. Adding that the relationship was “never as serious as it looked,” the friend concluded:
“He just can’t keep up with her crazy travel schedule.”
In early December, rumors of Kemp cheating circulated. There’s Read more

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