Tigers suffer five-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka

October 25, 2021

Charith Asalanka’s unbeaten 80 alongside two dropped catches by Liton Das crushed Bangladesh’s hopes of a winning start to the Super 12 stage of the ICC T20 World Cup, with the Tigers suffering a five-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium yesterday.
Bangladesh posted a challenging total of 171 for four in their allotted overs, but Read more

Bangladesh remain alive with the victory over Oman

October 20, 2021

Based on the excellent and versatile performance of Shakib Al Hasan, Bangladesh won the must win match by 26 runs against co-host Oman to keep their Super 12’s hopes alive in the T20 World Cup.
Shakib hit a quick 42, then took three wickets with the ball in hand, while Bangladesh narrowed the co-hosts to 127 for nine after scoring 153 formidable runs in 20 overs at Al Amarat’s Read more

Scotland sinks Bangladesh in opening World Cup qualifier

October 18, 2021

Scotland have won the first Group B fixture against Bangladesh by six runs at the Al Amerat Cricket Stadium in Muscat today. Bangladesh’s batting effort was largely subdued despite the fact that Scotland managed just 140 for 9 on a surface good for strokeplaying. The lower middle-order was left with too much to do in the end. Needing 32 off the last two overs, Nurul Hasan and Read more

Draw against India in SAFF boost for Bangladesh

October 6, 2021

Bangladesh national football team is beaming with confidence after their morale-boosting 1-1 draw against tournament favourites India in their 2021 SAFF Championship league phase match at the National Football Stadium in Maldives, Male on Monday.
The draw was even sweeter for Oscar Bruzon’s charges Read more

10-man Bangladesh hold India to a draw

October 4, 2021

10-man Bangladesh snatched a point against tournament favourites India as their group phase match of the SAFF Championship ended in a 1-1 draw at the Male National Football Stadium in Maldives on Monday.
India captain Sunil Chhetri gave Indians the lead in the 26th minute and Bangladesh’s dreams of bouncing back into the contest got slimmer when their defender Read more

Tigers reach Oman safely

October 4, 2021

The Bangladesh team reached Oman today at the early hours of Monday after Cyclone Shaheen bearing down on Oman, had thrown their departure from the Bangladesh into doubt on Sunday night.
The Mahmudullah Riyad-led squad took off from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at around 1:10am, more than two hours shy of their scheduled flight at Read more

Tigers depart for Oman after last minute panic

October 4, 2021

Bangladesh’s ICC Twenty20 World Cup bound contingent faced some last minute drama before finally leaving for Oman an hour after the scheduled time on Sunday.
The Bangladesh team players, support staff and a few board officials were scheduled to leave for Muscat at 10:45 pm from the Hazrat Shahjalal Read more

Bangladesh make winning start in SAFF

October 2, 2021

Bangladesh made a winning start in the 2021 SAFF Championship as they beat a 10-man Sri Lanka by a solitary goal in the opening match of the five-nation tournament at the National Football Stadium in Male, Maldives on Friday.
This was a rare win for the men in red and green as this Read more

Brazilian football great Pele leaves hospital after weeks, will continue chemotherapy

October 2, 2021

Brazil legend Pele has been released from hospital after undergoing surgery for a colon tumour. The 80-year-old had the operation at Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo on 4 September.
Pele, the only player to win the World Cup three times, left the intensive care unit 10 days later, but was readmitted soon after as a “preventative Read more

Day out, Bruzon in for next three events

September 18, 2021

Bangladesh Football Federation on Friday made a decision to appoint Spanish coach Oscar Bruzon as the national team’s interim coach after relieving Jamie Day of his duties for the next two months. handing the mastermind behind the Bashundhara Kings’ domestic dominance the task of guiding Bangladesh in the upcoming SAFF Championship Read more

Pele ready for extra time as he leaves intensive care

September 18, 2021

Brazilian legend Pele says he feels ready for “90 minutes plus extra time” after leaving intensive care unit (ICU) of a Sao Paulo hospital following surgery to remove a tumour from his colon.
The 80-year-old, three-time World Cup winner was admitted to Alberto Einstein hospital after the tumour was found during routine tests. The tumour was Read more

New Zealand abandons Pakistan cricket tour over ‘security alert’

September 18, 2021

The Black Caps have abandoned their tour of Pakistan on the day of their first match after being warned by the New Zealand government of an “escalated” security threat.
New Zealand’s decision to abandon their tour came after “an escalation in the New Zealand government threat levels for Pakistan”. New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has Read more

Rameez Raja formally elected chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board

September 13, 2021

Former Pakistan captain and renowned cricket commentator Ramiz Raja on Monday became the new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) after being elected “unanimously and unopposed”, according to a press release issued by the board.
A special meeting of the Board of Governors elected the 36th Read more

Cristiano Ronaldo back at ManUnited with dream double

September 12, 2021

What a dream comeback! On Saturday afternoon, Cristiano Ronaldo put on the Manchester United dress for the first time in twelve years – and scored straight away. And because one goal does not meet the demands of Mr. Ronaldo, he netted twice in the 4-1 home win against Newcastle of the “Red Devils”.
Ronaldo was thrown right into the starting lineup in a game that had the feel Read more

Pele continues in the intensive care unit after surgery

September 11, 2021

Brazil’s football legend Pele is still receiving intensive medical treatment after a tumor has been removed from the intestine. “The patient Edson Arantes do Nascimento is recovering satisfactorily,” said a medical bulletin from the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo, published by the Brazilian media on Friday (local time).
According to this, the 80-year-old is conscious and Read more

New Zealand series ends on sour note

September 10, 2021

Bangladesh end the successful series against New Zealand on a sour note as they lost the fifth and final Twenty20 of the series by 27 runs at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Friday.
Afif Hossain played a lone hand for the Tigers with a valiant unbeaten 49 off 33 balls but could only take them to 134-8 at the end of the 20 overs Read more

I’ve dreamed about it so often: Lionel Messi

September 10, 2021

He has “dreamed of it so often,” he cheers on Instagram: The Argentine superstar Lionel Messi has overtaken the Brazilian soccer legend Pele as the record goal scorer in South America. In the World Cup qualifier against Bolivia in Buenos Aires on Thursday, Messi scored all three goals and now has 79 goals for the Albiceleste. League leaders Brazil beat Peru 2-0 (2-0) in Recife Read more

BCB names squad for T20 World cup

September 9, 2021

Bangladesh Cricket Board on Thursday announced a 15-member squad for the forthcoming Twenty20 World Cup, scheduled to be held in UAE and Oman from October 17 to November 14.
There were no surprises as all the members from the Tigers’ squad in the ongoing New Zealand T20I series and their five-match T20I series against Australia last Read more

Bangladesh seal maiden T20 series win over New Zealand

September 8, 2021

After a scintillating bowling display from spinner Nasum Ahmed and left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman, contributions with the bat from Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah Riyad and opener Mohammad Naim helped the Tigers register a convincing six-wicket victory over New Zealand in the fourth T20I at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium inMirpur today Read more

Brazil-Argentina Match abandoned after health officials try to deport four visiting players

September 6, 2021

The match was interrupted by health officials and police spilling on to the pitch as an argument erupted on the sidelines in farcical scenes, and the game was eventually abandoned
The high-profile World Cup qualifying match between Brazil and Argentina at the Neo Quimica Arena in Sao Paulo on Sunday evening was abandoned after only a few minutes after Brazilian authorities attempted to detain four Premier League players for failing to quarantine.
The dramatic intervention came hours after Brazil’s health Read more

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