Wednesday, 17 Jul, 2024

Sports

WI collapse after de Villiers’ fastest 150

DHAKA: AB de Villiers’ fastest 150 coupled with three more fifties helped South Africa set a challenging target of 409-run for West Indies in the teams’ ICC Cricket World Cup Pool B match in Sydney on Friday. Chasing the target, West Indies failed to stay in the match, losing wickets

Sri Lanka Trounced Bangladesh at MCG

Sri Lanka 332 for 1 (TM Dilshan 161*, KC Sangakkara 105*, HDRL Thirimanne 52 ) beat Bangladesh 240 (Sabbir Rahman 53, Shakib Al Hasan 46, Mushfqur Rahim 36, Anamul Huq 29, Mahamudullah  Riad 28, SL Malinga 3-35, LAS Lakmal 2/49) by 92 runs In a very important match of Pool A Sri Lanka

De Villiers’ 162* set Windies 409-run target

DHAKA: AB de Villiers’ second-fastest World Cup ton coupled with three more fifties helped South Africa set a challenging target of 409-run for West Indies in the teams’ ICC Cricket World Cup Pool B match in Sydney on Friday. South Africa scored 408 runs for five in 50 overs.

South Africa 176 for 3 (34 ov)

DHAKA:  Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla hit pair of fifties, propelling South Africa to set a challenging target for West Indies bowling in the teams’ ICC Cricket World Cup Pool B match in Sydney on Friday.Till filling this report, South Africa scored 176 runs for three losses in 34

South Africa facing West Indies

DHAKA: Favorite South Africa are facing West Indies bowling in the teams’ ICC Cricket World Cup Pool B match at Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday morning.The match kicked off at 9:30am Bangladesh time.Q de Kock has begun the South Africa’s innings. HM Amla is assisting him on the other

Sri Lanka rout Bangladesh

DHAKA: Bangladesh slumped to 240-run in 47-over while chasing Sri Lanka-set mammoth 333-run target in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Pool A match at Melbourne Cricket Ground Thursday.Sabbir Rahman was the only batsman to score fifty (53) run while chasing the gargantuan target. Among

Tigers’ 333-run target to win

DHAKA:  Tigers are chasing the lions-set 333-run target in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Pool A match at Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday Sri Lanka scored a responsible 332 for one in stipulated 50 overs with a pair of tons by Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara coupled with

Afghan make maiden win

DHAKA: Afghanistan finally sealed the maiden win over Scotland in the nail-biting match of ICC World Cup in Dunedin on Thursday.Asghar Stanikzai’s nervous ninety and Javed Ahmadi’s opening fifty helped reach the 211-run target with one wicket and three balls remaining in the Pool A

SL 147 (30 ov), Tillakaratne gone

DHAKA: Tillakaratne Dilshan and Lahiru Thirimanne hit a pair of fifties, are helping Sri Lanka set a challenging target for Bangladesh in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Pool A match on Thursday.Till filling this report, Sri Lanka scored 147 runs for one in 30 overs at Melbourne Cricket

Bangladesh sent to field

DHAKA: Bangladesh will bowl against Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat first in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Pool A match at Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday morning.The match will kick off at 9:30am Bangladesh Time.Bangladesh are unchanged from their win against

Shapoor, Dawlat limit Scotland to 210

DHAKA: Afghanistan's pace attack impressed again as Scotland were restricted to 210 in Dunedin. Dawlat and Shapoor Zadran shared seven wickets, though the final total was more than appeared likely at one stage because Majid Haq and Alasdair Evans added a Scotland record 62 for the

Tigers’ battle with Lankan at 9:30am

DHAKA: Bangladesh will play against Sri Lanka in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Pool A match at Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne on Thursday morning.The match will kick off at 9:30am Bangladesh Time.Bangladesh are on the verge of a quarterfinal berth. With a opening match win

Wilson, Kevin beat UAE

DHAKA: Ireland finally reached the winning 279–run target set by United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the 16th Match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 with four balls remaining because of Kevin O’Brien and Gary Wilson. Kevin O’Brien’s 50-run off 25-ball and nuggety wicketkeeper Gary

Irish chasing UAE-set 279-run target

DHAKA: Shaiman Anwar's rapid ton helped United Arab Emirates (UAE) to set a 279-run target for Ireland in the 16th Match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in Brisbane on Wednesday.Chasing the target, Ireland have scored 24 for one at the end of over-8. ED Joyce and William Porterfield are

UAE facing Irish bowlers

DHAKA: Batsmen of United Arab Emirates are facing Ireland bowlers in the 16th Match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 at Brisbane on Wednesday.Till filing of the report, UAE have scored 26 runs for none at the end of fifth over at Brisbane Cricket Ground.Ireland captain William Porterfield

Gayle Storm Hails Zimbabwe

Pool B: West Indies Vs Zimbabwe played at Manuka Oval West Indies 372 /2 (Chris Gayle 215, M Samuels 133) beat Zimabawe 289 all out (SC Williams 76,CR Ervine 52, JE Taylor 3/38 , JE Holder 3/ 43).The inevitable Gayle storm unfortunately caught Zimabaweans. His bullets and Samauels

Irish, UAE seek to keep shop window open

DHAKA: Ireland and the UAE represent two sides of the Associate coin. The Irish have emerged as the tightest unit outside the Full Members, many of their players fully professional via the English system, and their record at ICC events conspicuous for its gallantry.The UAE are a

Al-Amin returns home

DHAKA: Bangladesh pacer Al-Amin Hossain returned home Tuesday evening from Australia, where the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is underway, after he had been charged for breaching discipline.Sources told banglanews that Al-Amin arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport and

Gayle beats Zimbabwe

DHAKA: It’s been a phenomenal day of record breaking. West Indies lost Dwayne Smith to the second ball of their innings - but after Chris Gayle had narrowly avoided being given out lbw to the first ball he faced, he and Marlon Samuels set about rebuilding the innings.Chris Gayle hit

‘2022 WC in Qatar likely to be held in Nov-Dec’

DHAKA: A Fifa taskforce met on Tuesday in Doha to discuss moving the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to winter due to scorching summer temperatures in the Gulf state.A shift to November-December is seen as likely but faces resistance from European clubs who fear major disruption to