Tuesday, 30 May, 2023


Nepalese runner wins world’s highest marathon

DHAKA: Clad in trekking boots and snow goggles, more than 150 runners took part in the world's highest marathon in the foothills of Mount Everest on Thursday, passing yaks and monasteries along the snow-covered trail. The annual Tenzing-Hillary Everest Marathon, which kicked off in 2003,

Mamata treats SRK with fish fry, chomchom

DHAKA: 30B Harish Chatterjee Street had a surprise visitor on Wednesday evening. Shah Rukh Khan went to chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s Kalighat house an hour after his Kolkata Knight Riders trounced Kings XI Punjab at the Eden Gardens. “My KKR how beautiful were they tonite. Fish

Shah Rukh, Shakib celebrate victory

DHAKA: All of team members of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) including owner Shah Rukh Khan and Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan celebrate their victory over Kings XI Punjab that ensured the IPL final. In his posts on Facebook and Twitter, Shah Rukh says, “Tendo Surya Piyush Robin

Can black stars survive in the group of death?

Ghana, the black stars were brimming in confidence as they qualified for the Brazil 2014 world cup and were expecting some major achievements. Those expectations have been tamed slightly after the black stars were drawn in Group G alongside three-time champions Germany, Christiano

Suresh Raina to lead India in Bangladesh

DHAKA: Suresh Raina would lead India’s 15-member squad for Bangladesh tour which would be devoid of big stars such as regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma among others. The selection committee of BCCI S announced the squad for a three-match ODI series

Chennai eliminate Mumbai

DHAKA: Suresh Raina smashed an unbeaten half-century as Chennai Super Kings booked a berth in the second qualifier with a comfortable seven-wicket win over holders Mumbai Indians in the IPL eliminator here on Wednesday. The two-time champion, Chennai comfortably managed to overhaul

Djokovic cruises into 3rd round of French open

Dhaka: Second seed Novak Djokovic cruised into the third round of the French Open with a 6-1 6-4 6-2 win over Jeremy Chardy. Djokovic, who needs to win the French Open to complete a career Grand Slam, took just over 90 minutes to beat the Frenchman on Court Philippe Chatrier. It was

Shakib’s Kolkata book IPL final

DHAKA: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) reached IPL final beating King’s XI Punjab (KXIP) by 28 runs at Eden Gardens of Kolkata on Wednesday. Punjab lost 8 wickets to score 135 runs in chasing KKR-set 164 run-target in the first qualifier of Indian Premier League (IPL)-7 at Eden Gardens of

Ball with in-built cameras for 1st time

DHAKA: Technology will get a new meaning in the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil as the Brazuca balls to be used in the mega event will come with six in-built HD cameras capturing 360 degree view of the on-field action. Tushar Goculdas, Brand Director, Adidas India said to NDTV, "The

Kolkata in driver’s seat

DHAKA: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have come into driving seat taking six wickets of King’s XI Punjab (KXIP) in the first qualifier of Indian Premier League (IPL)-7 Wednesday. After the over-13.3, Punjab scored 87 at Eden Gardens of Kolkata. Morkel and Yadav bagged two wickets each

Kolkata-Punjab match uncertain

DHAKA: Heavy rain brings uncertainty over the IPL's first qualifier match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab to be played at the Eden Gardens of Kolkata on Wednesday. Kolkata received light showers in the morning and more rain is expected on Wednesday evening, according to

Shakib, the biggest game changer

DHAKA: Kolkata Knight Riders’ Captain Gautam Gambhir termed his co-player Shakib Al Hasan “biggest and real game changer” in the IPL 2014.  In an interview with IPLT20.com ahead of Qualifier 1, Gambhir said, “I feel that the biggest plus and the biggest game changers have been

Russia in Football Cold War 2014

It is not cold war, not even world war three, not to attend any BRICS Summit Russia is heading to Brazil to fight in the beautiful game__ Joga Bonito. The host of 2018 world cup is a major member of BRICS, a strong economic alliance growing in stature. Two members of BRICS will fight

First IPL qualifier postponed due to rain

DHAKA: The Kolkata Knight Riders v Kings XI Punjab IPL qualifier at Eden Gardens has been postponed to Wednesday due to torrential rain in Kolkata.  The match will be played at 4:00pm, while the eliminator in Mumbai, between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings, will be played at

KKR to face KXIP in Qualifier 1

DHAKA: Kolkata Knight Riders is going to face Kings XI Punjab in the Qualifier 1 of the Indian Premier league at 8:30pm Tuesday at Eden Gardens of Kolkata. The first of the four Playoff matches of Pepsi IPL 2014 will see the teams who finished in the top two positions in the standings

Can enigmatic ‘Super Eagles’ dare in Brazil?

DHAKA: “Super Eagles” from Nigeria always promise so much yet produce little. They have raw skills, athleticism strength, wonderful football sense yet they lack the temperament and abilities to put these together to win big.  In world stage it all matters how you translate you into

Reason behind KKR turnaround

DHAKA: At one point this IPL season, Kolkata Knight Riders were reeling -- they had lost five of their seven matches and even though it was early in the season, it looked like they had already blown their chance of making the playoffs.  But just when it seemed like there was no rescuing

Shakib in Top10 valuable IPL players

DHAKA: Bangladeshi all rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who is currently holding position 3 in ICC world ranking, is labeled with No.9 in the Top10 valuable players in Indian Premier League (IPL). He is also holding position 37th as batsman and 22nd as bowler in IPL-7. Shakib scored 197 runs

Robbie, Shakib, Morne, Narine, now Yusuf

DHAKA: With the form that Robbie, Shakib, Morne, Narine and now, Yusuf of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), are showing, it might just make matters harder for Kings XI Punjab. The latest blog post title, “Pride is Purple. Victory is Gold” also says: The Knights have been training harder

Tigers get new bowling coach

DHAKA: Heath Hilton Streak, the former fast blower and captain of Zimbabwe cricket team has been appointed as new bowling coach for Bangladesh cricket team for next two years. Former Zimbabwe captain will arrive in Dhaka on the first week of June and will form a new-look coaching