Friday, 24 May, 2024

Sports

Messi breaks La Liga record

DHAKA: Barcelona’s Lionel Messi broke Telmo Zarra's all-time La Liga goal-scoring record of 251 goals with a hat trick in the 5-1 win over Sevilla on Saturday. Messi opened the scoring on 21 minutes to equal Zarra's feat before netting again on 72 minutes to make it 252 Liga goals in

Shakib’s solo brings Tigers back on track

Bangladesh 281/7 [Shakib Al Hasan 101, Mushfiqur Rahman 65, Sabbir Rahman 44*, Mominul Haque 31, T Panyangara 3/66] beat Zimbabwe 194 All Out [BRM Taylor 54, H Masakadza 42, Shakib 4/41, Arafat Sunny 2/22, Mashrafe 2/33, Mahmudullah 2/44]Super Shakib again inspired Bangladesh with

Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 87 runs

DHAKA: All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan made the day his own hitting a ton first and taking four wickets then, propelling Bangladesh to beat Zimbabwe by 87 runs in the first One Day International in Chittagong Friday night.Arafat Sunny struck last on the visitors. Shakib took four wickets

Ban set 282 target for Zim

DHAKA: All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan hit a ton propelling Bangladesh to build a tough target of 287 runs for Zimbabwe in the first One Day International at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong Friday afternoon.Bangladesh scored 281 runs for seven wickets in 50 overs.Shakib hit his

Shakib hits ton, Mushfiq fifty

DHAKA: Bangladesh is building a solid ground scoring 214 runs losing four wickets after 42 overs in the first One Day International against visiting Zimbabwe at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong Friday afternoon.Shakib Al Hasan hit his sixth ODI century scoring exactly 100

Ban 135/4 after 32 ov

DHAKA: Bangladesh is building a firm stance scoring 135 runs losing four wickets after 32 overs in the first One Day International against visiting Zimbabwe at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong Friday afternoon.Shakib Al Hasan hit his 27th ODI fifty scoring exactly 50 off 57

Tigers facing Zimbabwe bowlers

DHAKA: Bangladesh are facing visiting Zimbabwe bowlers in the first One Day International of five-match series at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium of Chittagong. Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura won the toss and decided to field first in the day/night match that started at 1:30pm.

Tigers facing Zimbabwe bowlers

DHAKA: Bangladesh are facing visiting Zimbabwe bowlers in the first One Day International of five-match series at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium of Chittagong. Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura won the toss and decided to field first in the day/night match that started at 1:30pm.

Bangladesh could join WC preparatory tournament

DHAKA: Bangladesh are likely to play a preparation tournament organized by the ICC before the 2015 World Cup, along with Zimbabwe and the four Associate qualifiers - Afghanistan, Ireland, Scotland and the UAE - in January in Dubai."ICC has sent us such a proposal. We have agreed

Mashrafe wants to break ODI losing streak

DHAKA: Bangladesh are famished for ODI success in 2014 and the new captain Mashrafe Mortaza hopes to use the momentum from the Test series to turn things around.His side has been winless in 50-over cricket this year, losing 12 out of 13 with one game abandoned in June, reports the

BD, ZW chase prized ODI rankings points

DHAKA: Bangladesh and Zimbabwe have the opportunity to gain vital rankings points when they go head to head in five One-Day Internationals (ODIs), starting on Friday in Chittagong. Ninth-placed Bangladesh currently holds an 11-point lead over Elton Chigumbura’s charges, and can

Dubai Test Delicately Poised

New Zealand 403 All Out [TWM Latham 137, BB McCullum 43, MD Craig 43, BJ Watling 39, KS Williamson 32, IS Sodhi 32, Zulfiqur Babar 4/137, Ehsan Adil 2/73, Yasir Shah 2/92]  Pakistan 281/6 [ Azhar Ali 75, Younis Khan 72, Asad  Shafiq 44, Misbah ul Huq 28, Sarfraz Ahmed 28*, IS Sodhi

Flinch –Starc, Smith -Hazelwood Subdue Proteas

Australia 329/5 [Aaron Flinch 109, Steve Smith 73*, DA Warner 53, Shane Watson 40, M Morkel 2/84] beat South Africa 256 All out [H Amla 102, AB deVilliers 52, Q de Kock 47, M Starc 4/32, Hazelwood 3/51] by 73 runs. A very strong batting and bowling performance by mentally tough

BCB XI beat Zimbabwe

DHAKA: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) XI beat visiting Zimbabwe in a Tour Match at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong Wednesday. Chasing Bangaldesh-set 283-run target, Zimbabwe 194 runs losing all wickets in 45.3 overs.  Safiul, Shahid, Hasan and Sabbir took two wickets each.

Can Tigers Repeat Series White Wash?

The newly found confidence of Bangladesh Cricket team fresh from Test Series white wash have now their mission set for another white wash of Zimbabwe in ODI series. Bangladesh has twice achieved series white wash of much stronger New Zealand in three matches ODI series in the past.

Germany beats Spain 1-0, breaks home unbeaten run

DHAKA: A late goal by Toni Kroos gave Germany a 1-0 win over Spain in a friendly on Tuesday that broke the hosts' run of 34 games without a loss at home.The Real Madrid midfielder unleashed a long-distance strike in the 89th minute that skipped off the wet grass at Balaidos Stadium

BCB XI set Zimbabweans 283-run target

DHAKA: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) XI have set a 283-run target for Zimbabweans in a Tour Match at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong Wednesday.Nasir Hossain’s 61-run off 62-ball, Shamsur Rahman’s 49 and Shuvagata Hom’s 40-run helped BCB XI set the reasonable target

Portugal beat Argentina

DHAKA: ‘Cristiano Ronaldo v Lionel Messi’ got top billing at a packed Old Trafford but it was a lesser light who scored as Portugal scraped a 1-0 friendly win over Argentina on Tuesday.Raphael Guerreiro headed the winner in added time after a second half riddled with substitutions

Brazil maintains their winning streak

DHAKA: Brazil finished the year with a hard fought 2-1 win over Austria, during a friendly match in Vienna on Tuesday.The winning goal came from Roberto Firmino at 83 minutes, which allowed coach Dunga to maintain his unbeaten winning streak since taking over the head coaching job,

Majestic Morkel makes it 1-1 for the Proteas

Australia 154 All out [MR Marsh 67, GJ Bailey 25, M Morkel 5/21, Dale Steyn 3/35 , VD Philander 1/16] lost to South Africa 157/7 [ AB de Villiers 48, RR Rossouw30, JR Hazelwood 5/31] By 3 Wickets The devastating pace trio, arguably the best in world cricket at this moment Morne