‘No excuses,’ says Domingo but doesn’t know if ‘rules changed’

March 30, 2021

Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo said that he was not looking for any excuses although he reiterated that the conditions and the DLS confusion stacked against his side in the second T20I at Napier as New Zealand won by 28 runs following DLS method.
The required target was not given to the Tigers when they came out to Read more

Tigers heading to Napier for 31-0?

March 29, 2021

The Tigers sit at 30-0 after a crushing 66-run New Zealand win in the first of the three-match T20I series at the Seddon Park in Hamilton yesterday. It was the Tigers’ 30th international match across all formats against the Black Caps in their backyard and the outcome was as similar as it was in the other all games. Bangladesh T20I skipper Mahmudullah Riyad had said in a pre-match Read more

World Cup qualifiers

March 29, 2021

RONALDO FUMES AS SERBIA SNATCH DRAW Cristiano Ronaldo stormed off the pitch before fulltime when he was denied a clear stoppage-time winner in a 2-2 draw in Serbia, while Belgium were held 1-1 by the Czech Republic in World Cup qualifiers on Saturday. Ronaldo threw off the captain’s armband and headed for the tunnel when his effort was cleared by Serbia defender Stefan Mitrovic after it had crossed the line, with Dutch referee Danny Makkelie Read more

Bangladesh Legends to fly for India Saturday

February 25, 2021

Bangladesh Legends, a team formed with former cricketers, will leave for India on Saturday to take part in the ‘Unacademy Road Safety World Series T20’, scheduled to be held at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur from March 5 to March 21.
In the opening match, Bangladesh will take on the India Read more

Nasir and Tamima defend their marriage

February 25, 2021

Cricketer Nasir Hossain and his newly-wed wife Tamima Sultana on Wednesday defended their marriage hours after Tamima’s ex-husband Rakib Hasan filed a case against the couple accusing them of adultery.
Rakib filed the case with Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Jashim in which he accused Nasir of marrying Tamima without the latter formally divorcing him, said his lawyer Read more

Bangladesh clean sweep West Indies

January 26, 2021

Bangladesh clinched the one-day international series and moved up to second position in the World Cup Super League points table by defeating West Indies by 120 runs in the third and final match at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Monday.
The veterans led the way for the hosts as skipper Tamim Iqbal, Read more

Maradona no more

November 26, 2020

Reports in Argentina said football legend Diego Maradona suffered a cardiac arrest yesterday and has died at the age of 60.
Argentine newspapers Clarin and Ole claim the World Cup winner suffered a cardiorespiratory arrest on Wednesday morning local time in the town of Read more

Salahuddin elected BFF president for fourth term

October 3, 2020

Kazi Salahuddin has been elected as the president of Bangladesh Football Federation for a fourth consecutive term following a landslide victory at the BFF Elective Congress at Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel in Dhaka today.
The former national captain secured 94 votes to beat Badal Roy (40) and Shafiqul Islam Manik (1) comfortably, according to an unofficial announcement from the BFF secretariat. One hundred and Read more

Messi named world’s most marketable athlete

September 29, 2020

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has been named the world’s most marketable sportsman in 2020, topping the Nielsen SportsPro 2020 list of the top 50 athletes.
Messi, 33, comes in ahead of Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo, with Neymar, Mohamed Salah and Paolo Dybala the other footballers to make the Read more

BCB calls off Sri Lanka series for now

September 29, 2020

Shifts focus on domestic cricket
The stalemate between Bangladesh Cricket Board and Sri Lanka Cricket came to a disappointing end on Monday with BCB president Nazmul Hasan calling off the tour after the boards failed to reach an agreement on the quarantine policy.
Bangladesh national team was supposed to fly for Sri Lanka on September 27 for Read more

Mashrafe recovers from coronavirus

July 14, 2020

Former Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza today announced through a Facebook post that he had tested negative for coronavirus.
“Alhamdulillah. By the grace of the Almighty and due to all of your prayers, I have been tested negative for coronavirus. I received the Read more

Mashrafe tests positive for coronavirus again

July 4, 2020

Former Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has tested positive for coronavirus once again after undergoing the test four days ago for the second time, sources close to the right-arm pacer confirmed.
Mashrafe, who is the elected Member of Parliament from Narail-2, had tested positive for the virus on June 20 for the first time. Since then, the 36-year-old has been in self-isolation and has been receiving Read more

Tigers’ tour of Sri Lanka postponed

June 25, 2020

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) have mutually agreed to postpone the Tigers’ upcoming tour of the island country, the host board announced yesterday.
There was a lot of buzz about the July tour, deferred now to a ‘mutually planned later date’, which would feature a three-match Test series that would be a part of the ICC World Test Read more

I could have been banned for five or 10 years: Shakib

June 24, 2020

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who was banned by the ICC in October last year for failing to report corrupt approaches from a bookie, said that he made the mistake of taking those approaches ‘too casually’ and that he could have been banned for five or even 10 years during an interview with Harsha Bhogle on Cricbuzz.
Bangladesh cricket was rocked to its foundations when the ICC informed that it had Read more

Mashrafe tests positive for coronavirus

June 20, 2020

Former Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza tested positive for coronavirus. Mashrafe’s brother Morsalin Bin Mortaza confirmed the news of his infection today.
“Mashrafe had a fever on Thursday night. His sample for coronavirus test was collected on Friday and it came back positive today. He has a slight fever with body Read more

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