Monday, 12 Apr, 2021

Sports

Shakib Did Not Glow In KKR Win

IPL 2021  3rd Match: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) VS Sun Risers Hyderabad (SRH)  Played at Chennai on 11 April 2021 KKR 187/6 (Nitish Rana 80, Rahul Tripathi 53, Dinesh Karthik 22, Rashid Khan 2/24, Mohammad Nabi 2/32)  SRH; 177/5 (Manish Pandey 61*, Jonny Bairstow 55,

Real Madrid top table after Clasico win

Real Madrid moved top of La Liga with victory over Barcelona in an El Clasico played in torrential rain at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium. Karim Benzema broke the deadlock with a sublime near-post flick - his ninth goal in his past seven La Liga games. Real doubled their lead before

A Day For Reckoning For Bengalese as KKR Takes SRH 

Today, Sunday 11 April 2021 for us in down under would be early 12th April Bangla speaking cricket admirers from all across the world specially from Kolkata and Bangladesh would be glued to electronic media watching KKR starting its mission IPL 14 against another popular outfit SRH having

Pakistan Win Tight Contest Against Depleted South Africa 

Pakistan VS South Africa T20 International Series  1st Match Played at Wanderers, Johannesburg on 10 April, 2021 Pakistan 189/6 in 19.5 Overs (Mohammad Rizwan 74*, Fakhar Zaman 24, Beuran Hendricks 3/34, Tabraiz Shamsi 2/29) South Africa 188/6 in 20 Overs (Aiden Markram 51,

 DC Proved Too Good For CSK

2nd Match: Delhi Capital VS Chennai Super Kings Played at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai on 10 April 2021 Delhi Capital (DC): 190/3 in 18.4 (Shikhar Dhawan 84, Prithibi Shaw 72, Shardul Thakur 2/53)  Chennai Super King (CSK) 188/7 (Suresh Raina 54, Moeen Ali 34, Sam Curran 34, Ravindra

Akram Khan tests positive for coronavirus 

Bangladesh Cricket Board Director and former national team captain Akram Khan tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday night. He is now in isolation at his Mohakhali’s DOHS residence in the capital. Akram Khan has been suffering from mild symptoms for last few days. For this, he

Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Meets Delhi Capitals

It will be a battle between veteran battle commander MS Dhoni led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and apprentice Rishav Pant led Delhi Capitals (DC). CSK won many battles in the past, lifted the trophy three times, made the business round every time.  Delhi Capital is on ascendency

BCB's Preliminary Squad For Sri Lanka Tour Raised Few Eyebrows

Bangladesh Cricket team embraced catastrophic disaster of in the recently concluded tour of New Zealand. Team tigers digested comprehensive and humiliating Kiwi Wash in ODI and T20 series. Let us not revisit those moral sagging sad episodes.  We are not sure BCB has reports of the

New Hero Harshal Patel Rocks Champions Mumbai Indians

IPL 14: 2021  1st Match, Royal Challengesr Bangalore (RCB) VS Mumbai Indiains (MI) Played at Chennai on 9 March 2021  Mumbai Indians ( MI ) 159/9 in 20 Overs ( Chris Lynn 49, Suryia Kumar Yadav 31,  Ishan Kishan 28, Rohit Sharma 19, Harshal Patel 5/27) Royal

Who Wins The Fight of Lion Tiger?

Mumbai Indians (MI) the Lions of IPL meet Royal Challenges Bangalore ( RCB ) today in few hours at Chennai amidst the Second wave of Corona threatening the VIVO IPL14 . As far as quality, competence and star value of the two teams are concerned the two top dogs of IPL are evenly matched.

IPL 2021:  Lady Luck May Smile on Luckless RCB In 2021

In every edition of IPL, RCB forms formidable team, look good in some matches, but loose many to either qualify for the business session. Bangalore based Royal Challengers reached final 3 times but lost every time. Their fan followers would hope that edition 14 would change their

IPL2021: Can MSD Sign Off With Another Glory?

Mahindra Singh Dhoni (Mahi) is a myth in India. Originating from an ordinary background in Ranchi, Jharkhand Mahi became the cricket idol of India taking India to great heights in all forms of international cricket.  Chennai Super King (CSK) and Mahi is a synonym as the success of

Fakhar, Babar Powered Pakistan To Win The Series 

South Africa VS Pakistan ODI Series  3rd Match Played At Centurion Park On 7 April 2021  Pakistan 320/7 (Fakhar Zaman 101, Babar Azam 94, Imam Ul Haq 57, Hasan Ali 32 *, Keshav Maharaj 3/45, Aiden Markram 2/48)  South Africa: 292 All Out in 49.3 Overs (Janneman Malan

Unstoppable Mumbai Indians Is In The Threshold Of Creating History

Mumbai Indians (MI) is the only team in IPL history to have won the championship 5 out of the 13 times it has been held since 2008. They have won the top honor in 2011, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020. MI became is the second side after Chennai Super Kings to win the IPL title in consecutive

Chelsea bounce back to beat Porto in Champions League 

Chelsea bounced back from a testing few days to earn a commanding first-leg quarter-final away win over Porto in the Champions League. Mason Mount's clever turn and finish in the first half helped bring some welcome relief to Blues manager Thomas Tuchel after his side's heavy

Mbappe hits double as PSG win at Bayern

Kylian Mbappe scored twice as Paris St-Germain produced a superb away performance to beat title holders Bayern Munich in a thrilling Champions League quarter-final first leg. This was a meeting between last year's finalists and they both contributed in a hugely entertaining game

Can Rajasthan Royals Go Into Business Round?

Perhaps cricket admirers have not forgotten that Rajasthan Royals (RR) won the championship of the first IPL Championship held in 2008. It is also true that RR since then could not repeat that performance till the 13th edition of the IPL. In 2020 they finished at the bottom.  In

Liverpool outclassed by Real Madrid in first leg

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool made it "too easy" for Real Madrid to win the quarter-final first leg between the sides, but feels Mohamed Salah's goal offers his side a lifeline in the return game at Anfield. The Reds were largely second best throughout an entertaining game

Barcelona go second with late win over Valladolid 

Ousmane Dembele scored a dramatic late winner to give Barcelona victory over Real Valladolid and a huge boost in their La Liga title challenge. Barcelona move up to second, one point behind leaders Atletico Madrid, thanks to a sixth La Liga win in a row. Barca looked as if they were

Tokyo Olympics: North Korea to skip Games over Covid-19 fears

North Korea has announced it will not take part in the Tokyo Olympics this year, saying the decision is to protect its athletes from Covid-19. The decision puts an end to South Korea's hopes of using the Games to engage with the North amid stalled cross-border talks. In 2018,