Wednesday, 27 Sep, 2023


West Indies to be at ICC World Cup 2015

DHAKA: Cricket World Cup chief executive John Harnden said Tuesday he was confident the West Indies would play in next year’s ICC World Cup 2015, despite their shock withdrawal from a tour of India.The West Indies cut short their India tour this month over an internal pay dispute,

FIFA helping Russia to hold 2018 World Cup

DHAKA: World football boss Sepp Blatter said that Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) categorically backs Russia's aspiration of the 2018 World Cup and praised its preparations."FIFA unconditionally supports the staging of the World Cup by Russia," he told the

Tigers Survived by the Skin of the Teeth

Zimabawe 240 All Out [ Sikandar Raza 51, CR Ervine 34 ,E Chigumbura 29 ,BRM Taylor 28 ,Shakib Al Hasan 6/59 ,Zubair Hussain 2/58) and 110 All Out ( BRM Taylor 45* , Taijul Islam 8/32 lost to Bangladesh 254 All Out [ Mushfiqur Rahim 64 ,Mahmudullah Riad 63 ,Mominul Huq 53 , Panyangara 5/59

Bashundhara Group vice-chairman hands over prize to Taijul

DHAKA: Bashundhara Group Vice-Chairman Safayet Sobhan handed over the man of the match prize to the left arm spinner Taijul Islam in the 1st Test against visiting Zimbabwe in Mirpur on Monday.Earlier in the day, Safayet Sobhan went to the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium around 1:30pm

Bangladesh win 1st Test

DHAKA:  Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe in the first Test by three wickets in the three match Bashundhara Cement Test Series at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Monday.Bangladesh reached 101-run, the winning target despite the horrific show in the top order.Tigers lost seven

S Africa soccer captain Senzo shot dead

Dhaka: South Africa's football captain and goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa has died after being shot late Sunday near Johannesburg, South African police say.The incident happened around 8:00pm after two gunmen entered a house in Vosloorus township near Johannesburg while an accomplice waited

Bangladesh need 101

DHAKA:  Taijul Islam’s 8 wickets helped Bangladesh to pack up Zimbabwean innings with 114-run in the first test at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Monday.The hosts have already lost three wickets without any run while chasing the 101-run target set by Zimbabwe.Chigumbura

Wisdom Teeth Did Not Grow

Zimbabwe 240 All Out [Sikandar Raza 51, Shakib al Hasan 6/59, Jubair Hossain 2/58] and 5/0 Bangladesh 254 All out [Mushfiqur Rahim 64, Mahmudullah Riyad 63, Mominul Huq 53, Panyangara 5/59)No passion, no imagination seems to have been cultured in Bangladesh cricket. The wicket of

Australia Humbled and Humiliated

Pakistan 454 [Sarfraz Ahmed 109 ,Younis Ahmed 106 ,Asad Shafiq 89 ,Misbah Ul Huq 69 ,Azhar Ali 53, Mitchel Johnson 3/39, SNJ O’Keefe 2/107 ,N Llyon 2 /148 ] and 286/2 [Ahmed Shehjad 131, Younis Khan 103*]  beat Australia 303 [ David Warner 133, CJL Rogers 38 ,MG Johnson 37 , Yasir

94th minute goal gives Man United a draw

DHAKA: Robin van Persie's last-gasp goal rescued a point for Manchester United as Louis van Gaal and Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho shared a 1-1 draw.The Portuguese looked to be heading for a famous victory against his one-time mentor at Barcelona after Didier Drogba's second-half strike

A Classic Encounter

Real Madrid 3 (Ronaldo, Pepe, Benzama): Barcelona 1 (Neymar) Soccer fans in Bangladesh like the rest of the world were waiting anxiously to watch the super soccer classic of two premiere teams of the world possessing galaxy of superstars.  It was an exciting match, Real Madrid were

Bangladesh take narrow lead

DHAKA: Bangladesh only managed a 14-run lead after chasing Zimbabwe’s 240 runs in their first innings of the first Test at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Sunday. Zimbabwe, however, trailed the host by nine runs with all wickets remaining as they scored 5 in their second

Go Tigers Go…

Zimbabwe 240 All Out [Sikandar Raza 51, CR Ervine 34, ), Elton Chigumbura ( 29) , Brendan Taylor ( 28 ) and Regis Chakabva ( 25), Sakibul Hasan 6/ 59 ,Jubair Hussain 2/58 ] Bangladesh 27/1 [ Mominul 14* and Shasur Rahman 8* ] Sizzling Shakib Al Hasan stormed back at his brilliant best

Real Madrid beat Barca 3-1 in El Clásico

DHAKA: Luis Suarez's Barcelona debut ended in defeat as Real Madrid came from behind to take all three points at the Santiago Bernabeu. The Uruguay star enjoyed a dream start to life in a Barca shirt as he laid on Neymar's fourth-minute opener, but Madrid looked to hit back immediately

Bangladesh, Sri Lanka teams in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI: Bangladesh and Sri Lanka national football teams arrived in Rajshahi on Saturday.They will face each other on Monday at the 2nd International friendly match.Sources told banglanews that they reached here in the afternoon.The district and divisional sports officials welcomed the

Shakib keeps Zimbabwe to 240

DHAKA: Scoreboard after Bangladesh finished at 27/1 in the first innings, trailing Zimbabwe by 213 runs at stumps on Day 1 in the first test at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Saturday.Shakib Al Hasan exploited the significant bounce and turn on offer to take six wickets

“I want to beat Real Madrid again”

DHAKA: Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic is hopeful of making it two wins in a row against Real Madrid when the Catalans travel to the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday. The Croatia midfielder recorded a 2-1 win over Madrid the last time he locked horns with head coach Carlo Ancelotti's side

Tigers face Zimbabwe in 1st test at 9:30am

DHAKA: Bangladesh is set to face Zimbabwe in first test match of the three match Bashundhara Cement test series at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Saturday morning.  Zimbabwe have won the toss and have chosen to bat. The 5-day match is scheduled to begin at 09:30 am local

Bangladesh-Sri Lanka match ends in draw

DHAKA: The friendly match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka national teams ended in 1-1 draw at Shams-Ul–Huda Stadium in Jessore on Friday.Bangladesh took the lead in the 17th minute when forward Zahid Hasan Emily beautifully headed a Yamim Munna cross from the left flank.Sri Lankan

Real beats Liverpool 3-0

DHAKA: Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 70th Champions League goal and Mario Balotelli again failed to deliver as Real Madrid cruised to a 3-0 win at Liverpool on Wednesday to take complete control of Group B with a third straight win.While Tuesday night's 40-goal bonanza never looked