Bangladesh women lose to Ireland

September 6, 2016

Pacer Lucy o Reilly’s superb death bowling helped Ireland win over Bangladesh Women’s Team by six runs in the rain-interrupted opening Twenty20 internationals at Bready Cricket Club ground on Monday. Bangladesh were restricted to 48-6 in 10 overs chasing 54-8 runs as host took a 1-0 lead in the two-match Twenty20 series. Needing 10 runs to win in Read more

Mammul, Wali quit after shown the door

September 6, 2016

Veteran footballers Mamunul Islam and Wali Faisal on Monday announced their retirement from national team hours after their exclusion from the 23-member squad for Asian Cup Qualifiers play-offs against Bhutan. Bangladesh will face Bhutan today in the first-leg of the home-and-away match, which represents their last chance to qualify for the Asian Cup Read more

Tigers unfazed by ranking prospect

September 6, 2016

Bangladesh national cricket team players are not losing their sleep despite having good chance to reach the sixth place in the ICC one-day international rankings for the first time in their cricket history.
An International Cricket Council media release late on Sunday confirmed that a clean sweep victory against Afghanistan and a series win England afterwards Read more

U-16 girls create history

September 4, 2016

Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team sealed their place in the history books after they qualified for the final round of the 2017 AFC Under16 Women’s Championship in China with a 4-2 win over Chinese Taipei on Saturday in Dhaka. This was for the first time that any women’s football team of any category from Bangladesh has qualified for the final stage Read more

Emotional Choton gives credit to her charges

September 4, 2016

An emotional Golam Rabbani Choton gave all the credits to her charges after their historical 4-2 win over Chinese Taipei on Saturday that put them into the final round of the next year’s AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship in China. With the win, the Under-16 girls also became the first women’s football team from Bangladesh that has qualified for the final stage Read more

Bangladesh make flying start in Chess Olympiad

September 4, 2016

Bangladesh got off to a flying start in the 42nd Chess Olympiad as both the men’s and women’s team won in their respective opening round games in Baku, Azerbaijan on Friday.
Bangladesh men’s team thrashed San Marino by 4-0 points with Grand Masters Enamul Hossain Razib, Abdullah Al Rakib, Niaz Murshed and International Read more

Walsh to act as mentor, BCB hopes

September 3, 2016

Samaraweera confirmed batting consultant
West Indies great Courtney Walsh would act as a mentor of Bangladesh’s pace bowlers once he joined the Tigers as their next pace bowling coach, said Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Friday. The BCB appointed Walsh on a three-year term as Tigers’ specialist pace bowling coach with his contract running from September 1 to Read more

U-16 girls brace for toughest challenge

September 3, 2016

A highly motivated Bangladesh team will face Chinese Taipei today in the AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship Qualifiers with a place in the final round up from grabs.
Bangladesh have so far won their all three matches but still lagged behind Taipei, who are ahead by virtue of a better goal difference as they struck 21 goals compared Read more

Football mourns ‘worst ever’ loss

September 3, 2016

Bangladesh national football team was left heavily demoralised after their 0-5 mauling to Maldives in an international friendly in Male on Thursday night.
The defeat came just four days before the country’s Asian Cup Qualifying play-offs first-leg match against Bhutan in Dhaka on September 6. Read more

Walsh excited to join Tigers

September 2, 2016

Former West Indian bowling legend Courtney Walsh said he is excited to get his new job as Bangladesh bowling coach and looks forward to work with the Tigers.
Walsh, who is the first ever bowler to get 500 wickets in Test cricket, has reached an agreement with Bangladesh Cricket board to work as their bowling coach from Read more

Mashrafee looks forward to meet childhood hero

September 2, 2016

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza on Thursday said that he was ecstatic to know Courtney Walsh being appointed as Bangladesh team’s bowling coach as he had been following the West Indian legend since his childhood. Former West Indian pacer Courtney Walsh made an agreement with Bangladesh Cricket Board to work as their bowling coach Read more

U-16 coach hails collective effort

September 2, 2016

Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team coach Golam Rabbani Choton on Thursday hailed the collective effort of his charges that he said spurred them to success in the ongoing AFC Under-16 Championship Qualifiers. Hosts Bangladesh registered three successive wins in their first three matches of group C to set up a potential group decider against Chinese Taipei Read more

Bhutan football team due today

September 2, 2016

A 29-member Bhutan national football team will arrive here today to take on the hosts in the first-leg of the Asian Cup Qualifiers Play-offs, scheduled on September 6.
Following the travel itinerary released by the Bangladesh Football Federation on Thursday, the Bhutanese will make their first training session at the Arms Battalion Police Field today. Read more

Under-16 girls toy with Kyrgyzstan

September 1, 2016

Bangladesh Under-16 women’s football team notched up their third successive win in the AFC Under-16 Women’s Championship Qualifying match when they routed Kyrgyzstan 10-0 on Wednesday.
Krishna Rani slammed a hat-trick while Anuching Mogini and Samsunnahar, each bagged a brace to help the hosts celebrate a massive win, the biggest for any Read more

Tigers impress with their fitness

September 1, 2016

Bangladeshi cricketers have been improving their fitness level significantly as they prepare for the forthcoming international assignments, said team officials on Wednesday.
Tigers went through a one-and-half-month long fitness camp which was coupled with skill camp during the last three weeks in order to get them prepared ahead Read more

Baki maintains his supremacy

September 1, 2016

Abdullah Hel Baki maintained his supremacy in 10-metre air rifle event when the premier Bangladeshi shooter grabbed his fifth consecutive gold medal in the 28 National Shooting Championship in a nail-biting finish on Wednesday. Baki, who represented Bangladesh in the just-concluded Rio Olympic Games, previously won gold medals in Read more

Bangladesh take on Maldives tonight

September 1, 2016

The Bangladesh national football team will play a FIFA international friendly today against Maldives at Male as a part of preparation for their Asian Cup Qualifiers play-off against Bhutan.
Bangladesh will play against Bhutan on September 6 and October 10 respectively at home and away in pursuit of getting an Asian Cup qualification spot. Read more

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