Sunday, 21 Apr, 2024


Mendis, Jayasuriya give Sri Lanka upper hand against Bangladesh

Sri Lankan bowlers, especially the spinners Prabhat Jayasuriya and Kamindu Mendis, gave the team an upper hand on the fourth day of the second Test of the two-match series at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Tuesday. At Day Four stumps, Bangladesh were 268/7 in their

Lucknow secure 28-run win over Bengaluru

Lucknow Super Giants registered their second win of the IPL 2024 season with a 28-run triumph over the Royal Challengers Bengaluru at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Tuesday. LSG put up a total of 181/5 thanks to Quinton de Kock’s 81 and Nicholas Pooran’s unbeaten

Australia beat Bangladesh in 2nd T20I

Georgia Wareham has shown why Australia’s selectors view her as a future allrounder, hitting her first international half-century in a 58-run Twenty20 win over Bangladesh. Usually picked predominantly for her leg spin, Wareham was elevated up the order and smashed 57 runs off 30

Australia bat first in 2nd T20I against Bangladesh

Australia skipper Alyssa Healy won the toss and decided to bat first against Bangladesh in the second T20I match of the series at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka. Megan Schutt has returned to Australia's XI for the second T20I against Bangladesh in Dhaka, while the

Sri Lanka set Bangladesh 511 to win second test

Sri Lanka set Bangladesh a daunting target of 511 to win the second Test in Chittagong on Tuesday after declaring their second innings for 157-7 on the fourth day. Resuming on 102-6, the visitors batted for little over an hour to add 55 runs to their overnight score, before Sri Lanka

Babar Azam returns as Pakistan white-ball captain

Babar Azam has been reappointed as Pakistan's white-ball captain, four and a half months after he stepped down from the position in all three formats. The 29-year-old left his role after Pakistan failed to reach the semi-finals of last year's World Cup. Pace bowler Shaheen

Sri Lanka on top in Bangladesh Test despite batting blues

Asitha Fernando claimed 4-34 as Sri Lanka bowled out Bangladesh for 178 to take a massive 353-run lead in the first innings of the second Test in Chittagong on Monday. The visitors decided against enforcing a follow-on but were left struggling with their batting in the second innings,

Ten-man PSG beat Marseille to move 12 points clear

Ten-man Paris St-Germain moved 12 points clear at the top of Ligue 1 with a 2-0 win over Marseille. Vitinha opened the scoring at the Stade Velodrome with a low strike past Pau Lopez in the 52nd minute. Substitute Goncalo Ramos sealed the win in the latter stages as PSG ended

Real Madrid win to go eight points clear at top

Real Madrid's final match before facing Manchester City in the Champions League ended in victory over Athletic Bilbao thanks to two fine goals by Rodrygo. The Brazil forward opened the scoring with a lovely finish from 20 yards. And he made sure of the points with a composed

Sinner beats Dimitrov to win Miami Open 2024

Italy's Jannik Sinner cruised past Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets to win the Miami Open men's title. Australian Open champion Sinner, who previously finished as runner-up in Miami in 2021 and 2023, defeated the Bulgarian 6-3 6-1. It marks a third title of 2024 for the

Sri Lanka score 531 in 1st innings against Bangladesh 

Sri Lanka were all out for 531 runs posting a mammoth total in the first innings on Day-2 of the second Test being played in Chattogram. The openers put up a half century before Nishan Madushka was dismissed for 57.  Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Mendis batted positively but

Australia women clinch victory over Bangladesh in first T20I

Australia have romped to a 10-wicket victory in the first T20 International against Bangladesh in Dhaka, with Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney making short work of a modest target. Sophie Molineux (2-25) helped restrict the Tigresses to 4-126 despite Nigar Sultana Joty's superb

Miami Open: Collins beats Rybakina in women's final

American Danielle Collins beat fourth seed Elena Rybakina in straight sets to win the Miami Open - the first WTA 1,000 title of her career. Collins, who plans to retire at the end of the 2024 season, beat Kazakhstan's Rybakina 7-5 6-3. It marks a third career title for the

Jyoti introduces Healy to Bengali tradition, gifts saree, bangles

Australia's ongoing limited-overs international tour of Bangladesh has added to the growing camaraderie between Australian women and Bangladesh women cricketers and the Bangladesh captain Nigar Sultana Jyoti took it a notch higher on Saturday (March 30) ahead of the start of the first

Ronaldo nets 2nd-half hat trick in Al Nassr win

Stats are deceptive! Al Nassr had 312 passes, 76 per cent possession, eight shots and two goals at the end of the first half.  And yet, for all their big names Al Nassr were mostly underwhelming against a relegation-threatened Al-Tai in the opening 45 minutes. Otavio

Racist abuse stains Liga and third-tier games in Spain

The incidents came a few days after Spain faced Brazil in a friendly match arranged to combat racism, following numerous instances of abuse aimed at Real Madrid forward Vinicius Junior over recent seasons. Rayo Majadahonda goalkeeper Cheikh Kane Sarr was sent off in the 84th minute of

Sri Lanka closes Day 1 for 314/4 against Bangladesh in 2nd Test

Sri Lanka amassed 314 runs and have lost four wickets after 90 overs at the end of Day 1 of second Test against Bangladesh being played in Chattogram. Dhananjaya de Silva and Dinesh Chandimal remain on the crease having scored 15 and 34 runs respectively at the day end. The openers put

Bangladesh's multi-format tour of Afghanistan gets postponed

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has confirmed that the senior men's team's multi-format tour of Afghanistan which was originally scheduled to be played in July, has been rescheduled in a mutual decision taken by the boards of both countries. The Bangla Tigers were expected to

Hockey Federation VP Mohammad Yousuf dies

Bangladesh Hockey Federation vice-president and former acting general secretary Mohammad Yousuf passed away on Saturday (March 30) morning. He breathed his last while undergoing treatment at Chattogram Evercare Hospital today. Siraj Uddin Mohammad Alamgir, General Secretary of

Miami Open: Jannik Sinner thrashes Daniil Medvedev to reach final

Jannik Sinner needed only 69 minutes to breeze past defending champion Daniil Medvedev and reach the Miami Open final. Second seed Sinner dominated a one-sided semi-final and swept Russia's Medvedev aside 6-1 6-2. The match was a repeat of January's Australian Open final,