BCB makes partial players’ payment

June 30, 2016

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday paid the partial dues of the players of Dhaka Premier League clubs Kalabagan Cricket Academy and Coaching school while Victoria Sporting Club and Brothers Union players remained unpaid and uncertain. The board paid the KCA players 30 per cent and the CCS players 52 per cent of their total payment, completing the Read more

MSC dent Usha’s hockey title hope

June 30, 2016

Usha Krira Chakra’s hopes of retaining the Premier Hockey League title suffered a huge blow when they lost to Mohammedan Sporting Club by 5-3 goals at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium on Wednesday. Russell Mahmud Jimmy became the star of the show by scoring all the five goals including a hat-trick for the winners. For Usha, their Pakistani recruit Read more

League over in a day!

June 29, 2016

The base of the domestic cricket, the qualification round of Third Division League ended within a single day on Tuesday, exposing huge problem in the bottom tier of local cricket.
Only three teams registered in this year’s competition but one of them withdrew their name, making the league a one-match affair. Santinagar Cricket Club beat Read more

Review committee fixes course of action

June 29, 2016

The Bangladesh Cricket Board’s bowling action review committee chief Jalal Yunus on Tuesday said that the committee discussed their policy issues and will start their work from July 20.
The BCB last week formed the four-member committee who are tasked with overseeing the procedure related to suspect bowling action in domestic cricket and the remedial system. Read more

BCB announces England date

June 29, 2016

England will play three one-day internationals and two Test matches against Bangladesh in their month-long tour in October, the Bangladesh Cricket Board announced on Tuesday.
England, who will arrive on September 30, will start their tour with a one-day warm-up match at Fatullah on October 4 before playing the first two ODIs Read more

BFF agrees terms with Saintfiet

June 29, 2016

The Bangladesh Football Federation has principally agreed terms with experienced Belgium coach Tom Saintfiet to sign him as the national coach for their forthcoming Asian Cup Qualifiers play-offs matches against Bhutan, said BFF officials of Tuesday. BFF also agreed to sign former New Zeeland technical director Paul Smalley as the team’s technical director. Read more

Abahani shatter Arambagh dream

June 28, 2016

Abahani Limited broke their four-year long trophy drought when they beat Arambagh Krira Sangha 1-0 in the Federation Cup final at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Monday.
English playmaker Lee Andrew Tuck’s 11th minute strike proved decisive as the traditional Sky-Blue outfits lifted their ninth Federation Cup title while tournament’s Read more

BCB official opposes two-tier proposal

June 28, 2016

Bangladesh Cricket Board’s vice president Mahbub Anam on Monday said that there is no way Bangladesh should support the two-tier system in the Test cricket that may be implemented after ICC’s ongoing annual meeting. The ICC started its annual meeting at Edinburgh on Monday where it will discuss two-tier system among other issues that would see seven Read more

WI close gap with Tigers

June 28, 2016

West Indies reduced the gap with Bangladesh in the ICC one-day international rankings after the Caribbean side gained six points by reaching the final of the triangular series in their own soil.
According to an ICC press release on Monday, West Indies’ ranking points moved to 94, just four points behind Bangladesh, though they remained on eighth, one place Read more

Mariners edge closer to title

June 28, 2016

Mariner Young’s Club enhanced their title hopes when they beat Abahani Limited 2-1 in their penultimate game of the Premier Hockey League at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium on Monday.
Mariners’ keeper Mehrab Hossain Kiron put on a brilliant performance to help his side get important three points which put them on top of the table with 40 points Read more

Abahani in way of Arambagh dream

June 27, 2016

Federation Cup final today
Arambagh Krira Sangha will look forward to complete their giant killing mission and achieve their greatest glory in the domestic football when they take on the powerhouse Abahani Limited in the final of the Federation Cup today. The final encounter between two group rivals will kickoff at 3:30pm at the Bangabandhu National Stadium and state-owned BTV World Read more

Abahani scrape into final

June 25, 2016

Abahani Limited edged Sheikh Russell Krira Chakra by 2-1 in the second semi-final of Federation Cup to move into the final for the first time in six years on Friday.
Abahani, who last played the final in the traditional domestic tournament in 2010, will face Arambagh Krira Sangha in the final on Monday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. Read more

Collective effort stressed for football development

June 25, 2016

All stakeholders of country’s football on Friday asked for a collective effort to uplift the standard of the game as they are hoping that the new domestic structure would provide a window of opportunity to country’s troublesome football. The Bangladesh Football Federation is set to stage the upcoming Bangladesh Premier League under a new format before launching the franchise-based Read more

Arambagh storm into Fed Cup final

June 24, 2016

Arambagh Krira Sangha booked their place into the final of the Federation Cup after a long 15-year gap when they came from behind to beat Team BJMC 3-1 in the first semi-final in Dhaka on Thursday.
Forward Jakir Hossain Ziku put BJMC ahead in the first-half before Nigerian striker Kester Akon struck twice in the second-half for Arambagh and Jafar Iqbal netted the Read more

Belgian coach eyes Bangladesh job

June 24, 2016

Experienced Belgian coach Tom Saintfiet arrived in Dhaka on Thursday hoping to take the charge of the Bangladesh national football team after the post of its coach fell vacant this month.
The position of the national football coach fell vacant as the Bangladesh Football Federation did not extend the contract of Dutch coach Lodewijk de Kruif, Read more

Victorians approach BCB for dues

June 24, 2016

The players of the Victorian Sporting Club on Thursday approached to Bangladesh Cricket Board with the allegation that their club officials did not pay them even after the completion of Dhaka Premier League. According to BCB rule the clubs were obliged to pay at least 60 per cent of the payments to players before the end of first round matches but many clubs did not Read more

Archer Shyamoly Roy gets wild card for Rio

June 24, 2016

Archer Shyamoly Roy became the second Bangladeshi athlete after shooter Abdullah Hel Baki to earn a wild card for the forthcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, confirmed Bangladesh Archery Federation officials on Thursday. The 23-year-old Shyamoly is the current national champion in the women’s individual recurve bow event. ‘We have requested for two wild cards Read more

Tamim leads Abahani to title

June 23, 2016

Abahani Limited became champions of the Dhaka Premier League after they beat last season’s champions Prime Bank Cricket Club by 115 runs at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Wednesday.
Abahani skipper Tamim Iqbal played a blazing innings of 142 runs to help his side post 316-7 before Saqlain Sajib’s seven-for, the only instance of the league, bundled out Read more

Abahani-Doleshwar match scrapped

June 23, 2016

Tamim handed huge fine, banned for a match
The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday declared the halted Dhaka Premier League match between Abahani Limited and Prime Doleshwar abandoned, splitting the points between two teams.
The decision paved the way for Abahani Limited to regain the title of the league as it took their tally to 23 points from 16 matches, two points clear of Doleshwar, who ended Read more

Minhajul named as chief selector

June 23, 2016

Former national captain Minhajul Abedin on Wednesday was promoted as the new chief selector of the national cricket team following the resignation of incumbent Faruk Ahmed.
Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan announced his appointment in a crowded press conference two days after the BCB approved the controversial two-tier selection policy. Read more

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