Saturday, 13 Apr, 2024


Messi rivalry a part of my life: Ronaldo

DHAKA: Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has insisted that he does not have a bad relationship with Barcelona forward Lionel Messi. Ronaldo and Messi have dominated world football in recent years and are widely regarded as the two best current players in modern football, having shared

Aftab announces retirement

DHAKA: Batsman Aftab Ahmed has announced he will retire at the end of the 2014-15 season.  He said that his focus will turn to coaching and setting up an academy in his hometown of Chittagong. Aftab will play the upcoming season's Dhaka Premier League for Brothers Union after switching

BD-WI T20 match abandoned

DHAKA: The only T20 match of Bangladesh against West Indies at Basseterre has been abandoned Thursday due to rain. The match officials, after a long, drawn out discussion, have called off the match finally. The captains have relayed the news to their respective troops and now Sammy and

Rain halts BD-WI T20

DHAKA: Rain halted the only T20 match of Bangladesh against West Indies at Basseterre Thursday. Earlier in the day, Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim chose to bat first against West Indies in the only T20 at Warner Park.  It was the logical thing to do, and will be some respite as

What BCB Gains From Restricting Shakib?

BCB executive committee in yesterday’s meeting has decided to reduce the 6 month’s ban of star all-rounder Shakib-al-Hasan of Six Month’s from playing international and domestic cricket to less than three months. Shakib can start playing after September 15, 2014. However, BCB

Shakib’s ban reduced

DHAKA: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has reduced ban for world top all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan to three months. The decision came from an emergency meeting of the BCB on Tuesday. Now, Shakib can participate in the home series against Zimbabwe.    On July 7, the BCB suspended Shakib

Bangladesh white washed

DHAKA: West Indies white washed visiting Bangladesh by wining all three matches of ODI series. On the last match, West Indies scored 338 losing seven wickets in stipulated 50 overs and Bangladesh managed to score 247 for 8 wickets in 50 overs.  Denesh Ramdin and DM Bravo scored

Tigers Primed in White Wash

West Indies 338/7 (Dinesh Ramdin 169, Daren Bravo 124, Al Amin Hossain 4/59) beat Bangladesh 247/8 .( Mushfiqur Rahim 72 , Tamim Iqbal 55,Mahmudullah Riad 27 , Nasir Hossain 26 , Sohag Gazi 24 , Ravi Rampaul 4/29, Narine 1/31) by 91 runs  West Indies was brutal and ruthless in

Messi deeply saddened for Gaza

DHAKA: Soccer star Lionel Messi, in a Facebook post, said he was ‘deeply saddened” by the loss of young lives with a photo of an injured Palestinian boy. ‘As a father and a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador, I am terribly saddened by the images coming from the conflict between Israel and

Tigers Must Play for Pride

With ODI series already lost tigers must play for pride in third and final ODI tonight. Nothing can happen worse than the second ODI when they imploded to their second lowest ODI score of 70 all out. When 10 out of 11 players of an ICC full member team fail to reach double figure while

Gazi reported for suspect bowling

DHAKA: Sohag Gazi, the Bangladesh offspinner, has been reported for a suspect bowling action following the second ODI against West Indies in St George's. The match officials' report, according to an ICC release, "cited concerns regarding Gazi's bowling action for all deliveries". He

Messi shines in Barca win

DHAKA: Barcelona put a turbulent few months behind them by sweeping aside Elche 3-0 at the Nou Camp in their opening game of the Spanish season. Lionel Messi was the standout player as he scored twice and Barcelona dominated despite having Javier Mascherano sent off and playing the

‘Cricketers to be accountable for defeat’

DHAKA: Bangladesh National Cricket team is encircled by continuous defeat and they just cannot get rid of this dilemma in previous year. Chairman of Bangladesh Cricket Operations Committee Akram Khan forewarned that the cricketers along with coaching staff and selectors would be

Is Bangladesh Cricket Orphan?

Who is the guardian of Bangladesh Cricket? Is it orphan or there is an institution to care for its wellbeing or welfare? The way all the good works and achievements of Bangladesh cricket is subsiding and falling apart from the recent disappointing, disgusting and diabolic performance

Mushfiq Made Wedding Diary Brand Ambassador

DHAKA: Bangladesh national cricket team captain Mushfiqur Rahim has recently signed up a one-year contract as Brand Ambassador with the Wedding Diary, an event management firm. Regarding role as the brand ambassador, Mushfiq said, “I am with Wedding Diary because they are the best.

Atletico beat Real to win title

DHAKA: Mario Mandzukic scored his first goal for Atletico Madrid who overcame star-studded city rivals Real Madrid to win the Spanish Super Cup 2-1 on aggregate. Atletico won 1-0 on the night, with the Croat firing in low from inside the area after just two minutes. Raul Garcia also

Toothless Tigers Tamed

West Indies 247/7 (Chris Gayle 58, DM Bravo 53, LMP Simmons 40, D Ramdin 34, Mashrafee 3/39, Al-Amin Hossain 2/60)  beat Bangladesh  all Out  70  in 24.4 Overs   ( Tamim Iqbal 37 , Narine 3/13 ,Roach 3/19 ,Rampaul 2/21) by 177 runs. Toothless tigers crushed to yet another

Tigers bowling against W Indies

DHAKA: Bangladesh are bowling against West Indies in the Second One Day International at St George’s in Grenada on Friday evening. The match started at 7:00pm Bangladesh time. Earlier in the day, Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss and elected to field first. Bangladesh

How Tigers Can Turn the Tide?

Bengal Tigers are in the losing cycles in 2014 .Nothing seems to be going right for them. The same team which scared almost every team in the ODI format of the game in 2013 kept on losing against major and minor opposition alike. The manner they lost some of the matches even

Zimbabwe to tour Bangladesh in Oct

Dhaka: Zimbabwe will come to Bangladesh for 3 Test matches and 5 ODIs in next October. Bangladesh Cricket Board informed that the test matches will be held on October 26 and November 3 in Chittagong, and November 11 at Mirpur in the capital. The ODIs will take place on November 19, 21