Tuesday, 25 Jan, 2022


BAN-PAK Final Test: Bad light forces early stumps on day-1

Captain Babar Azam struck a fifty to help Pakistan make steady progress against Bangladesh before bad light forced early stumps on the first day of the second Test in Dhaka on Saturday. Play did not resume after the tea break, with Pakistan, who chose to bat, on 161-2 as Azam hit an

Ajaz claims record 10 wickets in an innings

New Zealand's batsmen collapsed to 38 for six at tea in the second test on Saturday after their Mumbai-born spinner Ajaz Patel claimed a record 10 Indian wickets.  Ajaz emulated England's Jim Laker (1956 v Australia) and Indian spin legend Anil Kumble (1999 v Pakistan) to

Pakistan facing Bangladesh bowlers in final test 

Pakistan are facing bowlers of Bangladesh as they have decided after winning the toss in the second and series ending Test at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Saturday. The visitors are playing as an unchanged team from the first Test while Bangladesh handed Mahmudul Hasan

Benzema sends Real Madrid seven points clear

Karim Benzema scored the only goal of the game as Real Madrid extended their lead at the top of La Liga to seven points by beating Athletic Bilbao. The France international scored his 17th goal of the season when he diverted home Luka Modric's wayward shot five minutes before

WTA announces immediate suspension of tournaments in China

The Women's Tennis Association has announced the immediate suspension of all tournaments in China amid concern for Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai. Peng, 35, disappeared from public view for three weeks after accusing a top Chinese official of sexual assault. WTA chief Steve

Salah scores twice as Liverpool cruise past Everton in derby 

Liverpool increased the scrutiny on former manager Rafael Benitez as they cruised to an easy Merseyside derby win over Everton at Goodison Park. Jurgen Klopp's side had won only once on their previous nine visits to Everton but a blistering start put them in cruise control as

Bengal Tigers Can Definitely Roar Back At Its Mirpur Den 

World cricket knows Bangladesh in test cricket is clear underdog to Pakistan at the moment. With Tamim (injured) and Mahmudullah (opting to retire) the team is not in full strength.  Moreover, for poor planning and ineffective domestic first-class structure there is ocean gap

Women's World Cup Qualifier: England 20–0 Latvia

Ellen White became the Lionesses' record goalscorer as England overwhelmed Latvia to record their biggest-ever competitive victory. White, 32, surpassed Kelly's Smith record of 46 and her hat-trick means she now has 48 goals in 101 appearances for England. The Manchester

Pakistan Routed Bangladesh By 8 Wickets Win

Alessa Holding Pakistan VS Bangladesh Test Series  1st Test Played at ZAC Stadium, Chattogram From November 26-30, 2021 Brief Scorecard at Stamps Day Four  Bangladesh 330 All Out In The 1st Innings: (Liton K Das 114, Mushfiqur Rahim 91, Hasan Ali 5/51, Faheem Ashraf 2/54,

Shakib, Taskin in Bangladesh Test squad against Pakistan

Allrounder Shakib Al Hasan and fast bowler Taskin Ahmed have been included in the squad for the second and final match of the ongoing Test series against Pakistan beginning in Dhaka on December 4. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) made the announcement Tuesday.  Shakib Al

Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 8 wickets in 1st Test

Openers Abid Ali and Abdullah Shafique scored individual fifties as Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by eight wickets in the opening Test in Chattogram on Tuesday.  The visitors were comfortably placed at 109/0 at Stumps on Day 4 and lost just two wickets on the final day en route to

Messi wins record 7th Ballon d'Or

Paris St-Germain and Argentina forward Lionel Messi won the Ballon d'Or - awarded to the best footballer of the year - for a record seventh time. Messi, 34, helped his country win the Copa America, his first international honour, and has scored 40 goals in 2021 - 28 for Barcelona,

Only Divine Interception Can Rescue Bangladesh

Pakistan VS Bangladesh Test Series  1st Test Played at ZAC Stadium, Chattogram From November 26-30, 2021 Brief Scorecard at Stamps Day Four  Bangladesh 330 All Out In The 1st Innings: (Liton K Das 114, Mushfiqur Rahim 91, Hasan Ali 5/51, Faheem Ashraf 2/54, Shaheen Shah

First Test: Bangladesh set 202-run target for Pakistan

Bangladesh set a target of 202 for Pakistan in the first Test after they were all out for 157 in their second innings on the fourth day in Chittagong on Monday. Shaheen Afridi finished with 5-32 and Liton Das made 59 runs to help the hosts add 118 to their score after resuming on 39-4

'A huge victory' - Guardiola hails Man City after controlled win over West Ham

Manchester City midfield pair Ilkay Gundogan and Fernandino were on target as Pep Guardiola's Premier League superiority over West Ham continued. City have now won 10 of 11 top-flight meetings with the Hammers under the Spaniard. In a game played in a snow-storm before

PSG score late goals to beat 10-man Saint-Etienne

Paris St-Germain came from behind to beat 10-man Saint-Etienne and move 14 points clear at the top of Ligue 1. After Neymar had an early finish ruled out for offside, Denis Bouanga gave St Etienne a 23rd-minute lead. Timothee Kolodziejczak was sent-off for a foul on Kylian Mbappe

Chattogram Test Is Delicately Poised 

Pakistan VS Bangladesh Alessa Holding Test Series Played at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram (26-30 November) 2021  Brief Score Card at Stumps Day Three   Bangladesh 330 All Out In The 1st Innings: (Liton K Das 114, Mushfiqur Rahim 91, Hasan Ali 5/51, Faheem Ashraf

Pakistan all out at 286 as Taijul takes 7 

Taijul Islam claimed seven wickets to put Bangladesh on top in the first Test against Pakistan at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram on Saturday on Sunday. The hosts bowled out Pakistan for 286 on the stroke of tea on the third day to take a 44-run lead into the second

Liverpool beat Southampton 4-0 as Diogo Jota scores twice

Diogo Jota scored twice as Liverpool thrashed Southampton to move up to second in the Premier League, one point behind leaders Chelsea. Southampton arrived at Anfield clearly determined to attack the hosts but their bold intent was punished after less than two minutes when Andrew

Barcelona strike late to snatch win from Villarreal

Barcelona struck twice late on to snatch all three points from a spirited Villarreal side in La Liga. Frenkie De Jong's close-range finish opened the scoring, but Barca were clinging on after Samuel Chukwueze's well-taken leveller in the 76th minute. But Memphis Depay