Wednesday, 17 Apr, 2024

Sports

Can Bengal Tigers Rewrite History?

Bangladesh is on the threshold of writing few scripts in its cricket history. Very strong South African cricket team is in Bangladesh now for playing two T20s, three ODIs and two tests. Despite Bangladesh making some landmark achievements in 2015, it will be too ambitious of thinking

Argentina beat Paraguay, on to Copa final

DHAKA: Javier Pastore had a goal and an assist as Argentina cruised past Paraguay into the finals of the Copa America.Argentina pulled away from Paraguay with a second-half onslaught to win 6-1 in their Copa America semifinal match and advance to face hosts Chile in the finals, reports

Think rationally, Play positively

DHAKA: Very strong South African Cricket team will arrive in Dhaka Tuesday afternoon for playing a full series (two T20s, three ODIs and two Test matches) against rising Bangladesh who are playing a fearless and aggressive brand of cricket. Expectations of Bangladeshis are sky rocketing

Chile reach Copa America final

DHAKA: Eduardo Vargas’ stunning strike sent Chile into their first Copa America final since 1987, after a controversial red card to Peru’s Carlos Zambrano gave the tournament hosts a big advantage, reports goal.com.Referee Jose Argote expelled Zambrano in the first half, leaving Peru

WICB confirms Zimbabwe tri-series in August

DHAKA: West Indies will take part in a tri-series in Zimbabwe in August-September along with the hosts and Pakistan, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) confirmed on Sunday.It means there could be a straight contest between the two visiting sides for the eighth and last Champions Trophy

Fixture of SA’s Tour of Bangladesh

DHAKA: South Africa (SA) is scheduled to arrive in city on Tuesday for a month-long tour to play against Bangladesh.During this visit, Proteas will face the Tigers in a two-match Twenty20 International (T20I) series, a three match One Day International (ODI) series and two-match Test

Bangladesh Cricket Needs Responsible Cricket Fans

Cricket and cricketers are making Bangladesh proud. Mashrafee, Mushfiqur, Shakib, Tamim, Mahamudullah, contributed Bangladesh Cricket team is making Bangladesh a self-believing nation through continued brilliant performances. They have encouraged emergence of a brilliant group of highly

Paraguay stun Brazil to reach Copa semi

DHAKA: Derlis Gonzalez was Paraguay's spot-kick hero as they earned a shootout victory over Brazil in Concepcion to set up a Copa America semi-final showdown with Argentina in three days' time. Robinho gave Brazil an early lead but Paraguay deservedly drew level late in the second half

Sangakkara announces Test retirement

DHAKA: Sri Lanka’s batting great Kumar Sangakkara has ended speculation about his future by confirming that he will retire during his team’s home series against India in August.“This is my time to call it a day,” the 37-year-old told reporters on the sidelines of the second Test

Shakib revels in Bangladesh’s positive mindset

DHAKA: For more than a decade till recently, Bangladesh were looked at as the young kids who had wandered into an adult conversation and were thus told to sit tight until called for by the top eight Test nations. While their long-form cricket is still work in progress, when they swap

Mind Own Business: Tigers

Social media and a section of Bangladesh media are now deliberating on a possibility of tri nation ODI series in Zimbabwe involving Pakistan and West Indies. Social media and press are sensing some conspiracies of backdoor entry of both Pakistan and West Indies in the 2017 ICC Champions

ICC scraps batting powerplays from ODI

DHAKA: Batting powerplays have been scrapped from one-day international cricket (ODI) and field restrictions relaxed to provide some relief to bowlers, who were set upon mercilessly at the World Cup.At its annual conference in Barbados, the International Cricket Council (ICC) ratified a

Argentina reach Copa America semis

DHAKA:  Argentina reached the semi-finals of the Copa America, defeating Colombia 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out after a fiercely contested match finished 0-0 at full-time.Former Juventus striker Carlos Tevez was the hero for Argentina on Friday, stepping up to ram home the decisive sudden

Srinivasan 'scripted' India's WC quarter-final win

DHAKA: Former ICC president Mustafa Kamal has accused Narayanaswami Srinivasan for single-handedly scripting India's win over Bangladesh in the World Cup quarterfinal earlier this year in March. In an interview with CricketNext.com, Kamal narrated how the "disrespected" and "disputed"

McCullum signs contract for another year

DHAKA: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum announced he had signed a one-year contract extension with the Black Caps today, ending speculation about his immediate international future.The 33-year-old, who led his side to a maiden World Cup final in March, has committed to the Black Caps

Dalmiya greets Bangladesh for series win

DHAKA: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Jagmohan Dalmiya congratulated the national cricket team of Bangladesh for the latter’s historic series win against India.Dalmiya, a former president of International Cricket Council (ICC), has sent a congratulation

Sri Lanka strong after Kaushal five-for

DHAKA: Off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal and pacer Dhammika Prasad carved out Pakistan’s batting order, bowling the visitors out for 138 on the first day of the second Test at P Sara Oval, reports espncricinfo.Pakistan’s batting implosion took place in the second session of the day - a

Peru reaches semis beating Bolivia

DHAKA: Peru coach Ricardo Gareca was forced to defend Guerrero's goalscoring record pre-match, with the striker goalless in all three group games in Chile, leaving him with just two international goals since 2012.Guerrero, however, proved his worth with his second Copa America hat-trick

Int’l Rating Chess Tournament from Saturday

DHAKA: The Walton International Rating Chess Tournament will start from 27 June Saturday at 11:30 am at Bangladesh Chess Federation hall-room. The eight-day long event is going to be organized by Bangladesh Chess Federation and sponsored by R B Group.On the occasion, a press conference

Shakib No. 1 all-rounder again

DHAKA: Once more time, Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan became the top all-rounder in all formats of cricket.He achieved the top spot in Test, ODI (One Day International) and Twenty20 formats at the same time, according to International Cricket Council (ICC) latest rankings.The