Thursday, 16 Sep, 2021

Sports

Messi kept quiet on full debut as PSG draw at Bruges

Lionel Messi's main task at Paris St-Germain will be to help deliver an elusive Champions League, but for all the fanfare surrounding the Argentina star's first start it proved a frustrating evening as the club began their European campaign with a draw at Club Bruges. Messi

Man City beat RB Leipzig in 9-goal thriller 

Jack Grealish scored a wonderful goal on his Champions League debut as Manchester City scored six past RB Leipzig to put the pain of losing last season's final behind them. City produced a stunning attacking display to overcome last season's Bundesliga runners-up and get their

Why West Indies and England Are Two Fancied Sides? 

ICC T20 World Cup T20 World Cup 2021 will be the most popular global event over the next two months at Oman and UAE.  The outbreak of cricket fever has been already felt. Contamination world spread during the remaining part of IPL 2021 in UAE.  All squads have been announced.

Lewandowski scores twice as Bayern beat Barca 

Goals from Thomas Muller and Robert Lewandowski settled a battle of the big two in Champions League Group E as Bayern Munich claimed a dominant opening-game victory at Barcelona. The German champions controlled the game, with Muller scoring his seventh career goal against Barca

Who Wins T20 World Cup 2021? 

For COVID19 global impacts ICC T20 World Cup 2020 scheduled for staging in Australia was postponed for 2022. Some critics would argue that powerful BCCI for paving the way for IPL 2021 influenced ICC taking that decision. But for massive Corona contamination devastating India IPL 2021 was

Ronaldo scores but Young Boys beat Man Utd 

Cristiano Ronaldo scored again for Manchester United, but they were beaten 2-1 late on by Young Boys in their Champions League opener after Aaron Wan-Bissaka's red card. Despite playing with 10 men 55 minutes, it looked like a solid defensive display would see United come away with

Can Sri Lanka Spring Some Surprise? 

One-time formidable Sri Lanka in the recent past has been looking like a shadow of the past. The team that rose to glorious heights under the leadership of Argon Rangatunga and with players flamboyant Rangatunga, Kaluvitarna, brilliant Aravinda de Silva and bowlers like Chamina Vaas and

Medvedev beats Djokovic to win maiden major at US Open

Russia's Daniil Medvedev won his first Grand Slam title by shattering Novak Djokovic's hopes of completing a calendar sweep of the majors in a one-sided US Open final. Second seed Medvedev, 25, lost his two previous Grand Slam finals but was composed throughout a 6-4 6-4 6-4

Ronaldo scores twice on his return to Man Utd 

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice on his return to Manchester United as the hosts eventually cruised to victory against Newcastle United and delighted a packed Old Trafford. Cheered from the moment he left the team coach on its arrival at the ground, throughout the warm-up and then once

Brave Afghans Would Cause Few Upsets 

Afghanistan is going through turmoil yet again. The very resourceful but very unfortunate country for continuous war and conflicts however possess some top-quality cricketers who took their team to great heights already in world cricket.  Fortunately, Talibans love cricket and

UK’s Raducanu makes history with US Open victory

Emma Raducanu ended Britain's 44-year wait for a women's Grand Slam singles champion as she beat Leylah Fernandez to win the US Open in the most thrilling style. The 18-year-old ended her scarcely believable run in New York with a 6-4 6-3 win over her 19-year-old Canadian

Did BCB Plan For ICC T20 World Cup?

Bangladesh cricket is on celebration mode after winning three series in trot against minnows Zimbabwe, mighty Australia and New Zealand. All these commendable achievements added new feathers to the crown of Bangladesh. Team tigers have proved them as impregnable team at SBNCS, Dhaka But

US Open 2021: Djokovic sets up final with Medvedev

World number one Novak Djokovic won a gruelling five-setter against Alexander Zverev to set up a US Open final against Daniil Medvedev and keep his bid for a calendar Grand Slam on track. Russian second seed Medvedev had earlier kept alive his hopes of a first major title with a 6-4

US Open 2021: Raducanu faces Fernandez in final

Emma Raducanu will seek to become the first British woman to win a Grand Slam singles title in 44 years when she takes on fellow teenager Leylah Fernandez in an unlikely US Open final between two players who have lit up New York. A final between the world numbers 150 and 73 was never

All Did Not End Well For Team Bangladesh 

New Zealand –Bangladesh T20 Series  5th Match Played On 10 September 2021 at SBNCS, Dhaka  Brief Scorecard  New Zealand 161/5 in 20 Overs (Tom Latham 50*, Fin Allen 4, Henry Nicholls 20, Shariful 2/48, Afif Hossain 1/18, Nasum Ahmed 1/25, Taskin Ahmed 1/34) 

English Lions Would Challenge The Best of The Best

Mother Country threatened to win major trophies from global tournament ever since the ICC global tournaments were introduced. The finished as brides mate few times in ICC World Cup. England finally won the Championship for the first time at Lords in 2019 and that two through a photo

Reigning Champions Look Formidable Yet Again

Reigning T20 Champions West Indies announced Squad for ICC Men’s T20 Championship 2021 have all movers and shakers.  If just two of the players are on mood any given day they take any bowling attack to cleaners. So many power hitters and so many explosive batsmen. West

Can Proteas Brush Off Choker Tag?

South Africans always start global cricket tournaments as one of the favourite. To a certain stage they look like going all the way. But at business stage they choke. They have so far won only one global tournament the Champions trophy at Dhaka, Bangladesh.  The team that produced

Bangladesh Can Be Dark Horse

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has just announced its 15 Members T20 I World Cup Squad and two Standbys. With its premiere opening batsman Tamim Iqbal opting out there has been no surprises. The T20 series winning XI has Soumya, Taskin, Shoriful and Shamim Patowary added to it makes

Taliban to ban women’s sports in Afghanistan

Afghan women, including the country’s women’s cricket team, will be banned from playing sport under the new Taliban government, according to an official in the hardline Islamist group. In an interview with the Australian broadcaster SBS, the deputy head of the