Saturday, 25 May, 2024

Sports

Curran's unbeaten 63 helps Kings beat Royals 

Punjab Kings skipper Sam Curran starred with 63 as they defeated an already qualified Rajasthan Royals by 5 wickets at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati on Wednesday.  With that, Rajasthan’s finish in the Top 2 remained uncertain with Sunrisers Hyderabad and Chennai

'No fears' over New York T20 World Cup pitches

International Cricket Council (ICC) officials have "no fears" over the pitches being used at a temporary stadium in New York for the men's T20 World Cup. The finishing touches are being applied to the 34,000-seat stadium in Eisenhower Park in Nassau County, east of

Bangladesh considering top-order switch at T20 World Cup

Bangladesh are tossing up whether to use veteran all-rounder Shakib Al-Hasan in their top-order during next month's ICC T20 World Cup. Shakib has batted mainly at No.5 or No.6 at T20I level in recent times, but has performed well when coming in at first drop for Bangladesh in the

Donald Lu visits Bashundhara Sporting Club Complex

Visiting US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Donald Lu has wished his best for the Bangladesh cricket team. Lu visited Bashundhara Sporting Club Complex and took part in a friendly match with Bangladesh women's national cricket team on Wednesday

Bellingham scores 19th goal as Real Madrid thrash Alaves

Jude Bellingham scored his 19th La Liga goal as champions Real Madrid thrashed Alaves at the Santiago Bernabeu. The England international opened the scoring in Madrid's first game since securing the title when he guided Toni Kroos' 10th-minute cross over Jesus Owono.

Pakistan beat Ireland to secure T20 series victory

Babar Azam hit a superb 75 as Pakistan beat Ireland by six wickets to clinch a 2-1 win in the T20 series at Clontarf. Ireland posted 178-7 with Lorcan Tucker (73) and Andrew Balbirnie (35) putting on 85 for the second wicket. A partnership of 139 between Babar and Muhammad Rizwan

Bashundhara Kings storm into Federation Cup final

Bashundhara Kings stormed into the final of the ongoing ABG Bashundhara Federation Cup 2023-24 after they beat Abahani Limited Dhaka by 3-0 goals in a high-voltage second semifinal at the Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani Stadium in Gopalganj on Tuesday. Kings’ Brazilian skipper Robson

Haaland double puts Man City on brink of Premier League history

Erling Haaland scored twice to settle Manchester City’s nerves as the Premier League champions beat Tottenham 2-0 to take a giant step toward a historic fourth consecutive English title on Tuesday. The Norwegian forward tapped home a pinpoint Kevin De Bruyne cross early in the

Bangladesh show faith in Taskin but not in Saifuddin for ICC T20 WC 

Bangladesh is sure fast bowler Taskin Ahmed will be fit in time for the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 in less than three weeks after sustaining a side strain last weekend. Taskin was made the vice-captain of the squad on Tuesday. “BCB’s medical team was confident that Taskin

15-men Bangladesh squad for T20I World Cup announced

On the back of a solid 4-1 win over Zimbabwe in the recently-concluded T20I home series, Bangladesh announced their 15-member squad for next month's marquee event. The squad also features experienced all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who returned to T20I cricket after a gap of nearly a

Dambulla picks Mustafizur Rahman as icon player

Bangladeshi’s star pacer Mustafizur Rahman has been picked as an overseas icon player by Dambulla Thunders for the upcoming edition of the Lanka Premier League. The franchise, which will feature in the upcoming LPL under new ownership, can pick one more foreign player and two

Bashundhara Kings look to confirm Federation Cup final berth

BPL are eyeing to seal their place in the final of the ongoing ABG Bashundhara Federation Cup 2023-24 when they take on Abahani Limited Dhaka in the high-voltage second semifinal at the Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani Stadium in Gopalganj today (May 14). The match is scheduled to start at

Joty anticipates home ground advantage in ICC Women’s T20 WC

Nigar Sultana Joty, the Bangladeshi skipper expressed her anticipation for the upcoming ICC Women’s T20 World Cup hosted in Bangladesh, emphasizing the significance of playing on home ground. With palpable excitement, Sultana highlighted the unparalleled experience this presents,

Bashundhara Kings to face Abahani tomorrow

Bashundhara Kings will take on Abahani Limited, Dhaka in the second semifinal of ABG Bashundhara Federation Cup Football scheduled to be held tomorrow (May 14) at Sheikh Fazlul Haque Mani Stadium in Gopalganj.   The match is slated to begin at 3 pm.   Bashundhara Kings, who

RCB beat Delhi Capitals by 47 runs

Yash Dayal’s three wickets ensured that Royal Challengers Bengaluru beat the Delhi Capitals by 47 runs on Sunday at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Though skipper on the night Axar Patel fought hard wasn’t enough for the visitors to get over the line. In addition to

Pakistan beat Ireland to level T20 series in Dublin

Pakistan bounced back from Friday's shock defeat by Ireland by easing to a seven-wicket win in the second T20 at Clontarf on Sunday. Lorcan Tucker (51) and Harry Tector (32) put on 62 for the third wicket to help Ireland to 193-7 from their 20 overs. Pakistan were struggling at

Mbappe scores in final home game but PSG beaten

Kylian Mbappe scored in his final Paris St-Germain home game but the French champions were beaten by Toulouse before celebrating with the Ligue 1 trophy. In his first appearance since announcing he will leave PSG when his contract expires at the end of the season, Mbappe struck after

Arsenal beat Man Utd to return top & keep title race alive

Arsenal returned to the top of the Premier League and ensured the title race will go to the final day with victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford. The Gunners delivered an unconvincing display against a severely depleted United side but did enough to secure the win that puts

Djokovic 'felt different' in shock loss after bottle incident

Novak Djokovic says he felt hampered by the after-effects of being hit on the head by a bottle as he fell to a shock Italian Open defeat by Alejandro Tabilo. The world number one was accidentally struck by the water bottle as he signed autographs following his second-round win over

5th T20I: Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh to avoid series sweep

Zimbabwe secured an eight-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the fifth and final Twenty20 match on Sunday, avoiding a series clean sweep.  Bangladesh, batting first, posted a total of 157-6, but Brian Bennett's impressive 70 off 49 balls, which included five fours and five