Wednesday, 17 Apr, 2024


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

Defeated Not Disgraced

Bangladesh 217/9 (Anamul Haque 109, Tamim Iqbal 26, Nasir Hossain 26, DJ Bravo 4/32 ) lost to West Indies 219/7 ( KA Pollard 89 ,D Ramadin 74 ,JO Holder 22* ) by three Wickets  When a team after scoring a moderate 217 gets top half of its opponents back to the pavilion for mere 34, that

West Indies beat Bangladesh

DHAKA: West Indies beat Bangladesh by three wickets in first one-day international in three-match series at the National Stadium in West Indies on Wednesday.Pollard added a critical 145 off 132 deliveries with fellow Trinidadian Ramdin after the hosts had slumped to 34-5.The West Indies

Testing Times for Tigers

Caribbean Challenge of the Bengal Tigers launches today with the commencement of the first of the three One Day Internationals (ODI) at National Cricket Stadium, St George’s.  Judged from the recent declining and diminishing performance of Tigers in 2014 at home and weighing on the

Gordon, voice of BBC radio football, dies

DHAKA: James Alexander Gordon, who read out the football results on BBC radio for 40 years and had one of the most recognisable voices in broadcasting, has died at the age of 78.‘James was an iconic radio voice who turned the classified football results into a national

Shakib regains No 1 position

DHAKA: Shakib Al Hasan regained his position as the best Test all-rounder beating Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin.The Bangladeshi left-hander, though facing a six-moth ban, bagged 364 rating points to regain the ICC Player Rankings’ top position.The 27-year-old has also become

Bangladesh beat Grenada

DHAKA: Bangladesh beat Grenada by 95 runs in an ODI match at Progress Park, St Andrew's on August 17.Grenada managed to score 227 runs losing nine wickets in the stipulated over in response to Bangladesh-set 323-run target. Tigers scored 322 run losing 6 wickets in 50-over.  Tamim

Neymar isn't a true footballing star: Dunga

DHAKA: Neymar won't be heralded as a true footballing star until he wins the World Cup, believes newly-appointed Brazil coach Dunga. The 22-year-old forward was the poster boy of the five-time World Cup winners' ambitions to triumph on home soil this summer. He scored four goals in five

Van Gaal loses first league game

DHAKA: Louis van Gaal's first competitive game as Manchester United manager ended in a historic home defeat at the hands of Swansea City.A day that began with the Dutch manager receiving a rapturous welcome from the Old Trafford fans as he walked out before kick-off ended with his

Time to forget my mistake: Suarez

DHAKA: Luis Suarez was thrilled to have trained with his new Barcelona team-mates for the first time on Friday and says it is time to forget the past two months.On Thursday, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) decreed that Suarez's four-month ban from all football-based activity

Shakib, Mushfiq slip from Asian Games team

DHAKA: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Friday has finalized the male squad for the Asian Games, scheduled to be started from September 19 at Incheon of South Korea.Tigers are going to face the event without Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim.Regular Captain Mushfiqur Rahim slipped

BD picks squad for women cricket

DHAKA: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Friday has picked up the women's squad for the upcoming Asian Games, scheduled to be started from September 19 in Incheon of South Korea.BCB is yet to announce the name of the captain of the 15-member squad.Earlier in 2010, Bangladesh National

Ebola-effected regions’ can’t join Olympic

DHAKA: The International Olympic Committee announced on Friday that athletes from the Ebola-affected region will be prohibited from participating in certain events at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, which begin next day.   Athletes from West Africa will not be allowed to

Djokovic upset at Western & Southern Open

DHAKA: Top-seeded Novak Djokovic was upset by Tommy Robredo 7-6 (6), 7-5, in the round of 16 at the Western & Southern Open on Thursday.The 16th-seeded Spaniard beat a top-ranked player for the second time in his career. The first time, he edged Lleyton Hewitt in the 2003 French

Richard Halsall joins tigers in West Indies

DHAKA: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has assigned Richard Halsall as National Team fielding consultant for the away series against the West Indies which starts next week. Halsall, 46, agreed to the BCB’s offer to undertake the responsibility of a fielding specialist for the

Conte confirmed as new Italy boss

DHAKA: Italy have appointed former Juventus boss Antonio Conte as their new coach until 2016.Cesare Prandelli resigned as Azzurri coach after they were knocked out in the World Cup group stage.Former Italy midfielder Conte, 45, quit as Juventus boss last month, having won the Serie A