Saturday, 30 Sep, 2023


Pakistan May Repeat Imran’s Corned Tigers Feat

Pakistan Cricket team is as unpredictable as cricket. One match they appear with all gun blazing, the very next match they can crumble like cookies. The team always possess very high quality natural talents –bowler, batsmen. But they surprise many when not much expected of them.But they

South Africa visit Bangladesh in June

DHAKA: South Africa will visit here on a month-long tour on June 30 to play two tests, three one-day internationals and two Twenty20 matches with Bangladesh.Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said in a media release on Tuesday.Proteas’s tour will start with the first T20 on July 5 in

Can Sri Lankan Lions be Third Time Lucky?

A well balanced Sri Lanka team finished bride’s maid in the last two world cup in 2007 and 2011. In 2007 they lost to Ricky Ponting’s all-conquering Australian team in the Caribbean. In 2011 captain cool Dhoni’s men got better of them when the man himself played an out of the world

Champion India Announces World Cup Squad

Reigning Champion India has announced its ICC World Cup Squad to defend its title that it won at home in 2011. India also was the surprise winner in 1983 when Kapil Dev’s India turned the table on favorite West Indies at Lords. Indian team is currently touring Australia. Australia has

South Africa to visit Bangladesh in July

DHAKA: Bangladesh will play two tests, three one-day internationals and two Twenty20 matches against South Africa as the proteas will visit here on a month-long tour, starting in July.Bangladesh Cricket Board said in a media release on Tuesday.Proteas’s tour will start with the first

Sayem Sobhan new chairman of Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra

DHAKA: Legendary sports patron and Managing Director of the Bashundhara Group, leading industrial and business conglomerates in the country, Sayem Sobhan Anvir has taken over the Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra, icon in the country’s sports arena, as the chairman recently.Grandfather of the

Bangladesh –The Dark Horse of ICC World Cup

Bangladesh may not be among the favorites for winning ICC World Cup 2015 but it is neither a mere push over. In the past in World Cup Bangladesh has beaten India, Pakistan, England and South Africa. In One Day International on home soil Bangladesh in not too distant past was considered a

Mashrafe to lead, Shakib to assist

DHAKA: Seamer Mashrafe Bin Mortaza will lead the Tigers’ ICC Cricket World Cup-2015 mission in Australia and New Zealand with the help of all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan as vice captain. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the 15-member squad making Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and Shakib

Ashraful fixes Sri Lankan league match

DHAKA: Former Bangladesh skipper Mohammad Ashraful who is currently serving a five-year ban for match fixing has confessed to match fixing in the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL), reports Daily Mirror. Ashraful had made a witness statement on May 23 of 2013 to the Anti Corruption and

2014-Year of Hope and Despair

Year 2014 was a year of ups and downs. A year of great hope and huge disappointment for Bangladesh cricket > Bangladesh hosted Asia Cup, World T20 , played an away series against West Indies and appeared in the home series against Zimbabwe.  After a year of steady progress over year

Dhoni retires from Test Cricket

DHAKA: Mahendra Singh Dhoni has retired from Test cricket with immediate effect. The decision comes after India drew the third Test in Melbourne on Tuesday. Out of the 90 Tests he played, Dhoni led India in 60 matches.� A BCCI statement said: “One of India's greatest Test captains

Master class Virat-Ajinka puts India back in contest

DHAKA: MCG on only very rare occasion witnessed such a brilliant batting partnership from overseas batsmen. Virat Kohli and Ajinka Rahane produced wonderful display of scintillating stroke play. Awful India looked down and out after punishing innings of Australian captain Steve Smith

Whatmore new Zimbabwe cricket coach

DHAKA: Former Bangladesh coach Dav Whatmore started work on Sunday as the new Zimbabwe cricket coach ahead of the 2015 World Cup.Zimbabwe Cricket announced the former Sri Lanka and will be in charge of the African side at the tournament, which starts mid-February, after Stephen

BCB to declare World cup team by this week

DHAKA: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) selection committee will declare the final team for ICC World Cup-2015 within a week after getting the fitness report on January 2.BCB selector Minhazul Abedin Nannu came up with the assertion while talking to reporters at BCB office in Mirpur

Shakib Runner’s brand ambassador again

DHAKA: All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan became the brand ambassador of Runner Automobiles Limited (RAL) for the second term to campaign for motorcycles of the company. Shakib signed a 2-year contract with RAL at Kurmitola Golf Club in the city on Saturday evening. Runner Group’s chairman

Sizzling Smith Ruled the Roost

Australia 530 All Out (SPD Smith 192, RJ Harris 74, CH Rogers 57, BJ Haddin 55, SR Watson 52 , Mohammad Shami 4/138 , UT Yadav 3/130, R Ashwin 3/134  )  India 108 /1 ( Murali Vijay 55* , S Dhawan 28 and  Chetashwar Pujara 25*)The feature of the second day Boxing Day Test was

Chelsea keep top spot safe

DHAKA: Chelsea retained their place at the top of the English Premier League with a comfortable 2-0 win over West Ham. John Terry and Diego Costa grabbed the goals in an impressive display as the fourth-placed visitors were brushed aside at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea's maddening lack of

Poor Fielding Let India Down

Australia 259/7 [SPD Smith 72*, CR Rogers 57, SR Watson 52,SR Marsh 32 , Mohammad Sami 2/55 , UT Yadav 2/69 ] Boxing Day test is festival at iconic MCG. Every year almost capacity cricket admirers make it a special event gathering at MCG in numbers .This year it was no different. This

Ronaldo overtakes Messi

DHAKA: After twice finishing runner-up, Ronaldo has won the arm-wrestle between the two best players on the planet to overtake Messi as the Guardian’s No1. After the slow reveal, the final flutter of the veil to the floor. The Guardian’s top 100 footballer’s in the world 2014 is

‘Messi is the greatest of all time’

DHAKA: Former Barcelona striker David Villa believes Lionel Messi will be remembered as the greatest player of all time. Villa is holidaying back in Spain ahead of the 2015 MLS season, where he will play for New York City FC. He spoke at an Audi event in Gijon and was asked about his