Dashing Sabbir dreams Test success

July 27, 2016

Bangladesh’s most successful Twenty20 batsman of the year 2016, Sabbir Rahman, said on Tuesday that he dreams to play and perform well in the Test cricket.
The 24-year old stylish batsman is yet to make his Test debut but he is confident that if he gets chance he can do well in the most coveted format of the game. Read more

Draw order of the day in BPL

July 27, 2016

Stalemates became the norm in the Bangladesh Premier League as both of its matches on Tuesday ended in 1-1 draw at the MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong.
In the first match of the day, Brothers Union came from behind to draw with Feni Soccer Club while the match between Muktijoddha Sangshad Krira Chakra Read more

Ashwin widens gap with Sakib

July 27, 2016

Indian all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin consolidated his top position of ICC player rankings for the all-rounders with his century and seven-wicket
haul in Antigua Test and widened the gap with Bangladesh’s Sakib al Hasan, said an ICC press release on Tuesday.
Ashwin’s knock of 113 and 7-83 against West Indies Read more

Fahad clinches Dubai Chess

July 27, 2016

Bangladesh’s young chess prodigy Fahad Rahman became unbeaten champion in the 14th Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament at the Dubai Chess and Culture Club on Tuesday.
The 12-year old Fide Master earned eight points from nine matches to clinch the Sheikh Mahtoum Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup. Rahul Srivatshav of India Read more

Mahmudullah awaits favourite foe

July 25, 2016

All-rounder Mahmudullah said on Sunday that he wants to do well against England in their forthcoming home series and the whole Bangladesh team is eager to show their transformation of mentality
Mahmudullah has fond memories against the English side as his stylish century paved the way for Tigers to grab a historic 15-run win against them during Read more

Arambagh hold Jamal, Russell lose

July 25, 2016

pset was the order of the day as JB Group Bangladesh Premier League got underway in Chittagong on Sunday with Arambagh Krira Sangha holding defending champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club to 1-1 draw and Uttar Baridhara posting a 1-0 win over Sheikh Russell KC. Mohammad Abdullah, the in-form winger, struck the equaliser in the stoppage time Read more

Mustafiz injury not very serious

July 25, 2016

Bangladesh can heave a sigh of relief as pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman did not suffer any severe injury though he was ruled out to participate for Sussex on Sunday.
Mustafiz sustained a shoulder injury during a practice session that restricted him from making his debut in Royal’s London Cup, 50-over cricket tournament. Read more

Suspect action recording completed

July 25, 2016

The Bangladesh Cricket Board’s bowling action review committee completed their work of capturing the actions of all the 10 suspected bowlers on Sunday, said the chief of the committee, Jalal Yunus.
The committee will now assess the actions of those bowlers, who all were reported during this year’s Dhaka Premier League, through software for further scrutiny. Read more

Mominul focuses on Test success

July 24, 2016

Batsman Mominul Haque said on Saturday that he was not thinking about any other format apart from Test cricket although he performed well in the just concluded Dhaka Premier League, country’s traditional 50-over tournament. The left-hander scored 671 runs in 16 matches of DPL with an average of 41.93 runs and a strike rate of 95.99, with one hundred Read more

Curtain of BPL rises today

July 24, 2016

The curtain of the ninth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League rises today at the MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong with defending champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club taking on promoted Arambagh Krira Sangha in the first match. In the second match of the day, last season’s runners-up Sheikh Russell Krira Chakra will lock horns with another promoted Read more

Al-Amin fined for being late

July 24, 2016

Pace bowler Al-Amin Hossain was fined Tk 2,000 on Saturday for arriving late in the ongoing conditioning camp of the Bangladesh national cricket team for their forthcoming home series against England.
The lanky paceman arrived two minutes after the scheduled time 8:00am and thus he was penalised.
It was known that the new system of financial penalty Read more

Jamal owe Tk 56.2 lakh to clubs, players

July 24, 2016

The Bangladesh football Federation on Saturday extended the time for reigning Bangladesh Premier League champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club to pay all their due money that some clubs owe to them after the last season’s players’ transfer window. The news came hours before the ninth edition of the BPL, which gets underway in Chittagong today, with Read more

Aaqib to guide HP pacers

July 24, 2016

Former Pakistani pace bowler Aaqib Javed will arrive here on July 29 to conduct a one-week long camp of specialised pace bowlers, said Bangladesh Cricket Board officials on Saturday.
Aaqib will take over the camp from July 30, a day after its commencement.
‘He will stay here for a week,’ said a BCB official. Read more

Fizz fails to shine

July 24, 2016

Pace bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman failed to deliver in his second match for his country club Sussex on Friday after an outstanding debut a day before.
Mustafiz bowled 3.2 overs and conceded 31 runs in the match where his side lost to Sussex and put them into the brink of being eliminated from the competition. Read more

BFF to pay $50,000 to former coach Koster

July 24, 2016

The Bangladesh Football Federation has agreed to pay the unpaid salary worth $50,000 (Tk 39.38 lakh approximately) to the former national team’s assistant coach Rene Koster, after the Dutchman lodged an appeal to FIFA, said BFF officials on Saturday. Earlier, the BFF refused to pay the three-month salary of the Dutch coach when he left the country without Read more

Veni, vidi, vici

July 23, 2016

Mustafiz rocks on Sussex debut
Bangladesh paceman Mustafizur Rahman was the toast of cricket fans once again after he made a successful debut for English county club Sussex in NatWest T20 Blast with a man-of-the-match performance at Chelmsford on Thursday. Mustafiz grabbed 4-23 as Sussex beat Essex by 24 runs by restricting the home side to 176-8 after putting in 200-6 on board. Read more

US-born triplet seeks U-16 berth

July 23, 2016

US born Bangladeshi triplet is in city hoping to seal their place in the final squad of the Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team ahead of the AFC Women’s Under-16 Championship qualifiers.
The championship is scheduled to be held in Dhaka from August 27 to September 5.
The sisters — Meleni Apurba Rahaman, Melenia Apurba Rahaman Read more

Mariners say sorry for vandalism

July 23, 2016

Newly-crowned Premier Hockey League champions Mariner Young’s Club on Friday apologised for their misdemeanour during the title deciding match against Usha Krira Chakra on July 1.
Mariners beat Usha by 3-2 goals to claim their maiden title but the success was overshadowed by frenetic behaviour of some of its officials and fans, who allegedly vandalised Read more

PCB invites Malala for third England Test

July 23, 2016

The Pakistan Cricket Board on Thursday invited Malala Yousufzai for the third Test against England at Birmingham next month, hoping her presence can further inspire the Pakistan team.
The Noble Laureate lives in Birmingham after surviving a near-fatal attack by the Talibans for her campaign to get women education mandatory in 2012. She was Read more

India in control as Kohli slams double century

July 23, 2016

Virat Kohli stroked his maiden Test double century as India took control in the first Test against West Indies, reaching 404-4 in first session of the second day on Thursday.
Having chosen to bat first on winning the toss, the Indian captain led the way with a thoroughly authoritative innings of 200 not out, decorated with 24 fours Read more

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