Friday, 30 Sep, 2022


New ICC Training and Education programmes launched

The ICC have further highlighted their ongoing commitment to growing the game of cricket by releasing the data from the first year of the new ICC Training and Education programmes. The programme was initially released in October last year and the figures for the first 12 months show

Tri-series, T20 WC: Tigers to leave for New Zealand tomorrow 

Bangladesh will leave the country tomorrow for New Zealand, where they will play a tri-nation series that also involved Pakistan apart from the hosts. The tri-nation series is seen as the best preparation platform for the Tigers for the upcoming Australia T20 World Cup. Bangladesh will

Pakistan beat England to take 3-2 lead in T20 series

Pakistan took a 3-2 lead in their Twenty20 series against England with a six-run victory in a low-scoring match in Lahore. Chasing just 146 for the win, England never recovered from a poor start in the powerplay that saw them reduced to 31-3 inside five overs. A defiant knock from

Neymar Swept Up in Brazil Vote Battle after Video for Jair Bolsonaro

Football superstar Neymar was swept up in Brazil’s presidential election campaign after posting a video on social media Wednesday thanking President Jair Bolsonaro for visiting the player’s charitable children’s foundation. The Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil striker

Shakib loses T20 top position 

Shakib Al Hasan's recent off form cost his top position in the latest International T20 ranking despite of his best performance in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Afghanistan's Mohamamd Nabi displaced him to reclaim the top position even though the different was

Messi in 100 Club as Argentina beat Jamaica 3-0

Lionel Messi marked his 100th international victory with two goals as Argentina edged closer to Italy's world record unbeaten streak with a 3-0 defeat of Jamaica in a World Cup warm-up friendly in New Jersey on Tuesday.  Paris Saint-Germain superstar Messi took his

Spain snatch dramatic win over Portugal

Alvaro Morata grabbed a dramatic winner as Spain beat Portugal in Braga to qualify for the Nations League Final. The ex-Chelsea striker scored in the 88th minute from close range after Nico Williams headed the ball into his path. Portugal only needed a point to advance and had

Brazil earn 5-1 friendly win over Tunisia

Brazil have condemned the racist abuse of Richarlison after the forward had a banana and other objects thrown at him in their 5-1 friendly win over Tunisia. The incident took place after the Tottenham striker celebrated scoring Brazil's second goal in Paris. In a statement the

Bangladesh beat UAE by 32 runs in second T20I

As it was expected, Bangladesh swept the two-match T20 International series against United Arab Emirates (UAE), recording a 32-run win in the second and final game at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday (Sep 27).  The Tigers made a slight improvement from the first game

T20I series against UAE: Tigers eye clean sweep

Tigers are eyeing to complete a clean sweep as they are set to take on hosts UAE in the last and final game of the two-match T20I series in Dubai today. The match is slated to start at 08pm (BST). The Tigers earlier defeated the hosts by seven runs in the last over of the game to go

Italy advances in Nations League; England, Germany draw 3-3

Part one of the healing process is complete for Italy. Looking to regain respect after failing to qualify for a second straight World Cup, the Azzurri advanced to next year’s finals tournament in the Nations League by winning at Hungary 2-0 thanks to goals by Giacomo Raspadori

France avoid relegation despite defeat by Denmark

Reigning champions France narrowly avoided Nations League relegation despite defeat by Denmark, who missed out on a place in next year's finals. France finished one point above relegated Austria, who lost 3-1 to Croatia on Sunday. Denmark had to win and hope that Croatia failed

Ex-surfer dies after punch outside Australian pub 

Former Australian surfing star Chris Davidson has died after being punched outside a pub north of Sydney. The 45-year-old was hit in the face and fell, striking his head on the pavement, police said. He was treated at the scene but died in hospital a short time later. A man, 42, has

BPL announces 7 franchises: Bashundhara Group gets Rangpur

The Governing Council of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) today announced the name of the seven franchises for the country's premier T20 tournament for the next three years. There is only one new owner amongst the seven franchisees---a company named Future Sports Bangladesh Limited

Christie penalty takes Scots closer to Nations League elevation

The biggest compliment that can be paid to Scotland is that they did not panic when the Republic of Ireland threatened to rip up their script. Only a draw was required from this clash for the same outcome from Tuesday’s meeting with Ukraine to see Steve Clarke’s men seal top

Federer, Nadal, Djokovic set new bar for next generations

Here is one way to look at what Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and the now-retired Roger Federer accomplished: The group known as the Big Three of men’s tennis accumulated so many Grand Slam titles — 63 in all — that it seems unlikely anyone will reach the standards they

BFF compensates women footballers for stolen money

The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) has compensated for the money the SAFF champion women footballers lost at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Wednesday following their return to the country. BFF Women's Wing Chairman and FIFA Council Member Mahfuza Akhter Kiran,

Tigers keen to beat UAE to keep winning habit going 

Bangladesh are eying to keep the winning going, as they will take on United Arab Emirates in the first match of the two-T20 international series at Dubai International Cricket Stadium tomorrow (Sunday).  The match will start at 8 pm as per Bangladesh Time. Bangladesh won just

Bangladesh qualify for ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2023

Bangladesh confirmed their place in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2023 in South Africa by beating Thailand by 11 runs in the second semifinal of the T20 World Cup Qualifier tournament at Abu Dhabi on Friday night. Salma Khatun claimed 3-18 with her wily off-spin as Bangladesh

Messi scores twice in Argentina win over Honduras 

Lionel Messi scored twice as Argentina produced a comfortable 3-0 win over Honduras to extend their unbeaten run to 34 games. The 35-year-old was at the centre of the action for the opener, lobbing the ball over the defence to Papu Gomez, who gifted Lautaro Martinez a tap-in. Messi