Tuesday, 05 Mar, 2024

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Sri Lanka post 206/3 against Bangladesh in 1st T20

Sri Lanka posted a formidable total of 206 runs for the loss of just three wickets in the first Twenty20 international of their three-match series against Bangladesh at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Monday (March 4). Having won the toss, Bangladesh skipper Nazmul Hossain

Bangladesh opt to field first against Sri Lanka in 1st T20

Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bowl first in the first Twenty20 international of their three-match series at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Monday (March 4). Sri Lanka squad: N Dickwella, K Mendis (wk), S Samarawickrama, C Asalanka (C), A Mathews, D de Silva, D Shanaka,

Raspadori scores late as Napoli beat Juventus

Giacomo Raspadori scored an 88th-minute winner as Napoli beat Juventus to move closer to a European spot in Serie A. Victor Osimhen saw a late penalty saved by Wojciech Szczesny, but Raspadori was the quickest to follow it up. Federico Chiesa looked to have salvaged a draw for

Barcelona stay third after draw at Athletic Bilbao 

Barcelona failed to capitalise on results elsewhere in La Liga after a goalless draw at Athletic Bilbao which means they stay third in the table. The Basque side dug in from the outset with a well-organised defensive unit, looking to play on the counter. Joao Cancelo went closest to

Foden double helps Man City beat Man Utd

Pep Guardiola hailed Phil Foden as the "best player in the Premier League right now" after his second-half double ensured Manchester City came from behind to beat Manchester United at Etihad Stadium. In a game packed with international stars, it was two local boys who

Bellingham sent off after full-time Real draw

Jude Bellingham was sent off for complaining after the final whistle denied him a winning goal for Real Madrid in a dramatic game at Valencia. Vinicius Jr scored twice at the Mestalla, where he was the victim of racist abuse last season, as Real came from 2-0 behind to salvage a point

Suarez and Messi score twice in 5-0 Inter Miami win

Luis Suarez scored his first goals for Inter Miami and Lionel Messi also netted twice as they thrashed Orlando City in the MLS. Suarez, who failed to score in his first two MLS games, netted twice in the opening 11 minutes from Julian Gressel passes. Suarez unselfishly set up Rob

Nunez saves Liverpool by scoring injury time winner

Darwin Nunez came off the bench to score a dramatic 99th-minute winner and send Liverpool four points clear at the top of the Premier League with victory at struggling Nottingham Forest. As the game drifted past the eight added minutes announced by the fourth official, Nunez, playing

Archer Ruman Sana retires from national team

Bangladesh's star archer Ruman Sana has decided to retire from the national team.  Bangladesh Archery Federation general secretary Kazi Razib Uddin Ahmed Chapol confirmed the matter today (Mar 3). He said the Ruman has already sent a letter to the federation in this regard

LeBron James becomes first NBA player to score 40,000 points

LeBron James became the first NBA player to reach 40,000 career regular-season points in Saturday's game against the Denver Nuggets. But he described it as "bittersweet" after his Los Angeles Lakers side lost 124-114 to the defending NBA champions. "Being the

Bangladesh make winning start against Nepal 

The Bangladesh U-16 women's national football team got off to a winning start in the SAFF U-16 Women's Championship beating host Nepal by 2-0 goals in their opening match held at ANFA Complex in Kathmandu, Nepal on Saturday (March 2). In the proceeding, Bangladesh was ahead of

Jakir Ali replaces Aliss in T20 Squad for Sri Lanka series

Wicketkeeper-batsman Jakir Ali Anik was drafted into the Bangladesh T20 squad for the upcoming three-match series against Sri Lanka as a replacement for off-spinner Aliss Al Islam, who sustained a finger injury while representing Comilla Victorians in the recently concluded Bangladesh

Saudi Arabia launches formal 2034 World Cup bid 

Saudi Arabia, the only contender to host the 2034 World Cup, has formally launched its bid for the tournament. The Gulf Kingdom became the sole bidder in October when Australia pulled out of the race hours before Fifa's deadline for declarations of interest. A Fifa congress will

Lazio finish with eight men in AC Milan defeat

Lazio had three players sent off as they lost to AC Milan in Serie A. Luca Pellegrini was the first to see red after fouling Christian Pulisic to earn a second booking. Noah Okafor hit an 88th-minute winner for AC Milan from 16 yards after a double save from keeper Ivan Provedel.

Mbappe replaced at half-time as PSG draw at Monaco

Kylian Mbappe was replaced at half-time and watched the second half with his mother in the stands as Paris St-Germain drew at his former club Monaco. Mbappe, PSG's all-time top scorer with 244 goals, has agreed a deal to join Real Madrid at the end of the season. Boss Luis

Christian Coleman beats Noah Lyles to 60m gold

Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer and online; Listen to commentary on BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra & BBC Sounds; Live text and video highlights on the BBC Sport website and app. American Christian Coleman says he is "stepping into his prime" after beating Noah Lyles

Barishal wins BPL title beating Comilla by 6 wickets

Tamim Iqbal-led Fortune Barishal defeated Comilla Victorians to win their maiden BPL title.  Barishal beat Comilla by 6 wickets in the title clash at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Dhaka on Friday. Before that, Barishal did not have to struggle much to chase the target of 150

BPL final: Barishal restrict Comilla to 154 for six

Cumilla Victorians today (March 1) posted a total of 154 runs before Fortune Barishal in the final game of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).  Earlier, Fortune Barishal captain Tamim Iqbal won the toss and elected to field first in the BPL 2024 final against the Comilla

Australia duo create history with record-breaking partnership

Cameron Green and Josh Hazlewood created history on Friday as they combined for Australia's highest 10th wicket partnership in Test cricket against New Zealand. The pair terrorised New Zealand's bowling attack during the morning session of the second day in Wellington as they

Shakib officially joins Sheikh Jamal

Talismanic all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan officially joined Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Limited for the upcoming Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, scheduled to start on March 9. Shakib along with Yasir Ali, Ripon Mondal and Tipu Sultan joined Sheikh Jamal through an online process