Friday, 09 Dec, 2022


Bangladesh 380/7 in 116-ov

DHAKA: Bangladesh scored 380 runs losing seven wickets in 116 over against New Zealand Friday at Jahur Ahmed Stadium of Chittagong.Sohag Gazi and Abdur Razzak were on the crease with 28 and 1 run respectively.Mominul Haque, who hit his first Test century earlier in the day, went back to

Mominul hits 1st Test Century

DHAKA: The day is sunny and Bangladeshi batsmen, on the crease of Chittagong Jahur Ahmed Stadium, are quite happy to start a good day of the first Test against New Zealand Friday.Mominul Haque, 22-year-old Left-hand batsman, hit first Test century on the third day of the match playing 98

Sachin to retire after 200th test

DHAKA: Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday announced to go for retirement from test cricket.The cricket legend will retire from Test cricket after playing his 200th Test, which he is scheduled to play during the home series against West Indies in November. In a BCCI release, Tendulkar said: "All

Libyan PM ‘freed from captivity’

DHAKA: Libyan prime minister Ali Zeidan has been released, several hours after being seized by militiamen, say government sources.Zeidan was taken from his hotel in the capital, Tripoli, by armed men in the early hours of Thursday morning.A former rebel group loosely allied to the

Tigers recover after early loss

DHAKA: Bangladesh managed to crawl to 103 for 2 at stumps on day-2 of the first Test match against New Zealand at Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong Thursday.The host scored 75 after the end of over-27 in response to the visitors’ 469 in the first innings.Bangladesh will resume

Ban U-19s win over WI U-19s

DHAKA: A strong all-round performance by the Bangladesh Under-19s helped them win the second ODI against West Indies Under-19s in Georgetown and square the seven-match series 1-1.Bangladesh turned up a much better batting performance compared to the first ODI in which they were bowled out

New Zealand 404/9 in 138-ov

DHAKA: Although Bangladeshi bowlers started hunting Kiwi wickets in the early overs of the second day of the first Test, New Zealand managed to score 404 runs losing nine wickets in 138 over on Thursday morning.Rubel Hossain and Abdur Razzak bagged one wicket each at the beginning. Corey

CCS-Brothers Union match cancelled

DHAKA: The Dhaka Premier League match between Cricket Coaching School (CCS) and Brothers Union has been cancelled after CCS arrived late at Fatullah Cricket Stadium citing traffic jam, which prompted Brothers Union to demand a walkover.CCS traveled from Kalabagan, 20km from the stadium on

Tillakaratne Dilshan to quit Tests

DHAKA: Sri Lanka batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan is set to retire from Test cricket. A Sri Lanka Cricket media release on Wednesday stated that Dilshan will hold a press conference on Thursday to make a formal announcement."I have taken this decision to allow Sri Lanka Cricket to groom

Sharapova out of WTA season finale

DHAKA: World number three Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the end-of-season WTA Championships in the Turkish city of Istanbul later this month.She has pulled out because of the right shoulder injury which saw her miss the US Open in August and September."I am very disappointed that I

New Zealand 280/5 at stumps on d-1

DHAKA: Losing five first order wickets, New Zealand scored 280 runs in 89.5 over in the first innings of the first Test against Bangladesh at stumps on day-1.The visitors will resume their first innings with BJ Watling and Bruce Martin’s 0 run at Jahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in

New Zealand decides to bat first

DHAKA: New Zealand won toss and decided to bat first against Bangladesh in first test match at Jahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong Wednesday.Though the previous records of test matches between the two teams speak in favour of black caps, but tigers inspired themselves from their

Tiger-Kiwi 1st test begins at 9:30am

DHAKA: Bangladesh is set to face New Zealand in their first test match in Chittagong, the port city of the country, on Wednesday.The match will start at around 9:30am at Jahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium.Though the previous records of test matches between the two teams speak in favour of

“I`m still the same player”: Neymar

DHAKA: Neymar has dismissed suggestions that he has had to change his game in any way to fit in at Barcelona, insisting that he is "still the same player" that shone for Brazil at the Confederations Cup.The 21-year-old attacker has been under constant scrutiny since his summer switch to

England to go on attack in World Cup

DHAKA: Roy Hodgson will go all out for goals against Montenegro on Friday after losing Ashley Cole.England’s fears over the Chelsea defender’s rib injury materialised when a scan revealed the veteran will not make that Wembley World Cup qualifier and is struggling for next Tuesday’s

Nadal says “I`m still in pain”

DHAKA: Rafael Nadal on Tuesday revealed he`s still in pain despite his titanic form since returning from injury and played down suggestions a hi-tech treatment was behind his amazing comeback.Nadal has had a sensational year, winning 10 titles including two Grand Slams after seven months

12 councilors elected BCB directors

DHAKA: Twelve more councilors have been elected unopposed as directors of the Bangladesh Cricket Board. As a result, there won`t be any election for directorship in category 2 of councilors in the October 10 board elections.This segment of the elections was to determine the directors from

Tiger Woods wins Presidents Cup

DHAKA: Tiger Woods doesn`t have a great record in team events, especially in light of his stellar solo achievements, but the world No 1 helped the United States win the Presidents Cup for the fifth successive time Sunday.Bouncing back from his first defeat of a week marred by bad weather

Man Utd wins over Sundarland

DHAKA: Manchester United teenager Adnan Januzaj rescued manager David Moyes from another hazardous situation as he inspired a vital victory at Sunderland.Moyes knew three points were essential at the Stadium of Light after successive Premier League defeats by Manchester City and West

Rajasthan win over Chennai Super

DHAKA: So, it`s finally a lucky thirteen for Rajasthan Royals. Riding on Ajinkya Rahane and Pravin Tambe`s performances, the Rahul Dravid-led side beat a star studded Chennai Super Kings by 14 runs to make it to the final of the Champions League T20.If it was Rahane`s 70 that took Royals