Thursday, 06 Oct, 2022

Sports

Bangladesh announces squad for T20 World Cup

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) today (Sep 14) announced the 15-member squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup. Shakib Al Hasan will lead this season while Nurul Hasan Sohan is the vice-captain of the team. The tri-series in New Zealand will also have the same team, according to the

Australia lose key trio to injury for India tour

Australia are taking no risks ahead of next month's ICC T20 World Cup with three key players ruled out of their upcoming tour of India. Experienced quick Mitch Starc (knee) and key all-rounders Mitch Marsh (ankle) and Marcus Stoinis (side) will miss the tour with injury, but are

Later Matip header gives Liverpool win over Ajax 

Joel Matip's late header against Ajax at Anfield gave Liverpool their first Champions League win this season. Boss Jurgen Klopp demanded a reaction to the "horror show" of the 4-1 defeat at Napoli in their group opener and this was certainly a vast improvement.

Brutal Novak Djokovic and Nick Kyrgios fallout from US Open

Nick Kyrgios (pictured left) walks onto court at the US Open and (pictured right) Novak Djokovic reacts during a match. Nick Kyrgios (pictured left) jumped to World No.20 in the rankings, but his future schedule remains unclear, but Novak Djokovic (pictured right) dropped after missing

Lewandowski wayward as Bayern beat Barcelona

Missed chances by Robert Lewandowski on his return to Bayern Munich proved costly as his Barcelona side lost in Germany. Outplayed in the first half, Bayern blew their Spanish opponents away after the break with goals from Lucas Hernandez and Leroy Sane. Hernandez headed in at the

Bangladesh women's take India by 3-0 in SAFF 

Bangladesh women's football team made history in SAFF Women's Championship by thrashing India by 3-0 goal in their group match in Kathmandu of Nepal on Tuesday. Sirat Zahan Swapna netted twice while Krishna Rani scored the third goal. After this win group champions

World’s top golfers to tee off at LIV Golf Invitational Chicago

Some of the world’s top golfers are set to tee off at the LIV Golf Invitational Chicago, the tour’s fifth event of the year, from Sept. 16 to 18 at Rich Harvest Farms. The global field showcases seven No. 1-ranked players in their respective countries, 13 Olympians, 14

Boucher to step down as South Africa head coach

South Africa men's head coach Mark Boucher will step down from the role after this winter's T20 World Cup. Cricket South Africa (CSA) said 45-year-old Boucher, who oversaw a 2-1 Test series defeat by England, wants to "pursue other opportunities" and would not be

Three Premier League games off before Queen's funeral

Three Premier League matches have been postponed this weekend before the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. Chelsea's home game with Liverpool and Leeds United's trip to Manchester United have been called off. Brighton against Crystal Palace had already been called off because

Real Madrid beat Mallorca to maintain 100% winning start to season 

Real Madrid came from behind to beat Mallorca at the Bernabeu and maintain their 100% winning start to the season. Mallorca took the lead against the run of play when Vedat Muriqi headed in at the back post from Lee Kang-in's cross. But Real Madrid equalised in first-half

Carlos Alcaraz wins first major at US Open, reaches world no. 1

Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz fulfilled his potential as a future Grand Slam champion and world number one by beating Casper Ruud in the US Open final to achieve both feats. Alcaraz won 6-4 2-6 7-6 (7-1) 6-3 in his first major final. The 19-year-old is the youngest men's Grand

Rank Outsider Sri Lanka Prove Worthy Champions 

Asia Cup Cricket 2022  Final Match at Dubai International Stadium, Dubai, UAE on Sep 11  Sri Lanka 170/6 (Bhanuka Rajapakshe 71*, Wanindu Hasharanga 36, Dhananjaya de Silva 28, Harris Rauf 3/28)  Pakistan 147 All Out (Mohammad Rizwan 55, Iftikhar Ahmed 32, Madhushan

Sri Lanka wins sixth Asia Cup title 

A horror start to their run chase and laborious batting in the middle overs consigned Pakistan to a 23-run defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka in the final of the Asia Cup 2022 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday. The Green Shirts had a brilliant start to their evening,

Pakistan Is Favorite Though Momentum Is With Sri Lanka 

Pakistan are set to meet red-hot Sri Lanka today in the final of Asia Cup 2022 played in T20 format at Dubai International Stadium.  Sri Lanka since getting swept away by Afghan Surge in the very first match did not look back. They beat Bangladesh, India, Afghanistan, and

Neymar goal beats Brest as Slimani misses penalty 

Brazil forward Neymar became Paris St-Germain's fourth-top scorer of all time as the French champions held on for a narrow win at home to Brest. The 30-year-old claimed his 110th goal to move in front of ex-Portugal striker Pauleta on PSG's list of scorers. PSG were unable

Barca win at Cadiz halted by fan medical emergency 

Barcelona's La Liga game at Cadiz was halted for about 50 minutes because a fan had a medical emergency. The visitors were leading 2-0 with fewer than 10 minutes remaining when the incident happened. Cadiz goalkeeper Jeremias Ledesma ran across the pitch with a medical kit and

Swiatek wins US Open for 2nd major title of 2022

World number one Iga Swiatek capped a dominant season by beating Tunisian fifth seed Ons Jabeur at the US Open to win her second major title of 2022. Poland's Swiatek, 21, won 6-2 7-6 (7-5) to secure the season's final Grand Slam trophy on the New York hard courts. After a

Title up for grabs as Pakistan take on Sri Lanka in Asia Cup final

Sri Lanka are chasing a sixth Asia Cup title and Pakistan their third when the two teams meet in the eagerly awaited final in Dubai on Sunday. How Pakistan can win It's not very often that Babar Azam is struggling in the runs department, but the Pakistan captain is certainly

Sabina hat-trick gives Bangladesh 6-0 win over Pakistan 

Skipper Sabina Khatun scored a hat-trick to give Bangladesh a 6-0 win over Pakistan in their second group A match of the ongoing 6th edition of SAFF Women's Championship today at Dasharath Rangasala Stadium. Now the girl in red and green have moved one step ahead on the way to the

UAE police arrest ‘391’ Afghanistan fans for violence

In a major action to stop future such mob incidents inside stadiums, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Police has reportedly arrested around 391 Afghanistan fans for the violence during Afghanistan-Pakistan Asia Cup match in Sharjah. Report said that authorities arrested 97 Afghan