Tuesday, 16 Apr, 2024

Sports

Bashundhara Group Sports Fiesta 2014 begins

DHAKA: Bashundhara Group Sports Fiesta 2014 was kicked off through a ceremony on Saturday at the premises of East West Media Group Limited (EWMGL) Mediaplex in city’s Bashundhara Residential area.Bashundhara Group Additional Managing Director Safwan Sobhan inaugurated the sports

Tough job awaits Tigers in World Cup: Shakib

DHAKA: Number one all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan foresaw the ICC World Cup 2015 will be a tough journey for Bangladesh. He also emphasized on early arrival in New Zeeland and Australia prior to the tournament for the tigers’ well adjustment with the conditions of Australia and New Zealand

BCB announces primary 30-man WC squad

DHAKA: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced the primary squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 scheduled to be held in Australia and New Zealand. Chairman of BCB National Selection Panel Faruque Ahmed said the 30-man squad is an accurate reflection of the resources on hand. He

BCB to name primary World Cup squad Sunday

DHAKA: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will announce a 30-man primary squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 on Sunday. Broad selectors submitted a list of 30 players to the BCB on Friday. Chief Selector Faruk Ahmed told banglanews, there will be no surprise in the primary squad; the

BCB lifts Shakib ban on overseas league

DHAKA: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday lifted the embargo on Shakib Al Hasan from playing overseas cricket.  BCB sources confirmed the matter to banglanews. Earlier on Wednesday, BCB president Nazmul Hassan told reporters, “We have given Shakib the assurance that his

Bangladesh beat Oman 7-0 in AHF Cup

DHAKA: Bangladesh beat Oman by 7-0 in the Men’s Junior AHF (Asian Hockey Federation) Cup at Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Thursday. Koushik, Milon, Khorshedur Rahman, Skipper Sarwar and Rabbi Salehin scored the goals for Bangladesh. Bangladesh took the lead with their

BCB lifts Shakib ban on overseas league Thursday

DHAKA: The decision to overturn the embargo on Shakib Al Hasan's No-Objection Certificate (NOC) will be made official on Thursday.  BCB president Nazmul Hassan told reporters, “We have given Shakib the assurance that his embargo on playing overseas leagues will be lifted in the next

BCB wants Sourav Ganguly as batting consultant

DHAKA: Sourav Ganguly, the former India skipper and current joint secretary of Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), is in the frame of schemes of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) for the position of batting consultant of their national side.  Earlier in 2014, during the ICC T20 World Cup,

Sheikh Jamal wins King’s Cup

DHAKA: Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club clinched King’s Cup by beating Indian team Pune FC 1-0 in final game at Changlimithang Stadium in Bhutan’s capital Thimphu on Tuesday.Jamal’s defender Yeasin Khan scored the winning goal for the team with a brilliant header after getting Wedson

Bangladesh whitewash Zimbabwe

DHAKA: Immediately after the Test series against Zimbabwe, Bangladesh have again whitewashed the visitors in the 5-match Bashundhara Cement ODI series in capital’s Mirpur on Monday.Tigers win the consecutive fifth and final match against Zimbabwe by five wickets at Sher-e-Bangla

Tigers chasing 129 target

DHAKA: Taijul Islam scored a hat-trick on his debut ODI in the fifth of 5-match series helping to wrap up Zimbabwe in 128 runs in 30-over at Sher-e-Bangla Stadium, Dhaka on Monday.Masakadza, Sibanda scored 52 and 37 runs respectively while Taijul bagged four and Shakib took three

Zim facing Tigers’ bowling

DHAKA: Visiting Zimbabwe facing bowling action of Bangladesh in the fifth and final match of the ODI series at Sher-e-Bangla Stadium, Dhaka on Monday.Earlier, winning the toss, Zimbabwe chose to bat first while Tigers are leading the Bashundhara Cement ODI series by 4-0. Having won the

Zimbabwe choose to bat 1st

DHAKA: Winning the toss, visiting Zimbabwe chose to bat first against Bangladesh in the fifth and final match of the series at Sher-e-Bangla Stadium, Dhaka on Monday. Tigers are leading the Bashundhara Cement ODI series by 4-0. Having won the test cricket series, Bangladesh wants to

Tigers eye another whitewash

DHAKA: Having won the test cricket series, Bangladesh wants to compound Zimbabwe’s misery by achieving 5-0 ODI whitewash as the last match starts at 12:30pm Monday.Though Zimbabwe lose a game, fight back harder in the next, but Bangladesh somehow just strive to stay on top. With

Busquets gives Barca dramatic victory

DHAKA: Sergio Busquets broke Valencia hearts with a goal deep into stoppage time to steal a 1-0 win for Barcelona on Sunday.Luis Enrique's team appeared set to lose further ground on La Liga leaders Real Madrid, who chalked up a club-record 16th consecutive win across all competitions

PM to watch final match at Mirpur

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday is expected to be present at the fifth and final One Day International (ODI) cricket match of ‘Bashundhara Cement Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe Cricket Series’.The PM will arrive at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the

Zimbabwe fined for slow over-rate against Bangladesh

DHAKA: Zimbabwe has been fined for a Minimum Over Rate breach of the ICC Code of Conduct during the fourth One-Day International (ODI) against Bangladesh in Mirpur on Friday.  Ranjan Madugalle of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees imposed the fines after the side, led by

Mashrafe Piloting Tigers to the Pinnacle

Bangladesh 256/8 [Mahmudullah Riyad 82*, Mushfiqur Rahim 77, Mashrafe Mortaza 39, SF Mire 3/49, Madziva 3/60] beat Zimbabwe 235 /8 in 50 Overs [BRM Taylor 63, SF Mire 52, Sakib 2/28, Jubair 2/42, Rubel 2/48] by 21 runs.A very inspired Bangladesh Cricket team is firing with all

Tigers win 4th ODI against Zimbabwe

DHAKA: Bangladesh now will look to whitewash Zimbabwe as the host won the fourth One Day International (ODI) against the visitors by 21 runs in the five-match Bashundhara Cement ODI series in Chittagong Friday.In response to the Bangladesh-set 257-run target, the visitors played 50

Safety inquiry after Hughes death

DHAKA: Cricket Australia will conduct an immediate investigation into player safety after Phillip Hughes's death, reports BBC on Friday.The 25-year-old died on Thursday - two days after being struck on the neck by a short-pitched delivery during a domestic match in Australia. "It's a