Thursday, 06 Oct, 2022

Sports

Carlos Alcaraz, Casper Ruud win to reach US Open final

Spanish teenager Carlos Alcaraz reached his first Grand Slam final with a five-set win over American hope Frances Tiafoe in the US Open semi-finals. Alcaraz, 19, will play Norway's Casper Ruud, who continued his own bid to land a first major by beating Russia's Karen Khachanov

Aaron Finch announces retirement from ODI Cricket

Australian captain Aaron Finch will retire from one-day international cricket, with his final match to be played against New Zealand on Sunday. Finch has been under pressure to keep his spot in the side following a lean patch, he’s failed to crack double digits in six of his past

Home nations postpone football following Queen's death

All English, Welsh and Northern Irish football and senior Scottish football has been postponed this weekend as a mark of respect following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Ten Premier League and six Scottish Premiership fixtures were scheduled. English Football League games were due

Asia Cup 2022: Sri Lanka opt to bowl against Pakistan 

Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka won the toss and opted to bowl against Pakistan in their Super 4 encounter on Friday.  Two changes for Pakistan with Shadab Khan and Naseem Shah sitting this one out and Usman Qadir and Hassan Ali replacing them. Two changes for Sri Lanka as well as

Queen Elizabeth’s death: Premier League postpones 

The English Premier League has announced the postponement of its next round of football matches following the passing of the United Kingdom’s Queen Elizabeth II. “To honour her extraordinary life and contribution to the nation, and as a mark of respect, this weekend’s

Sporting events called off following death of Queen Elizabeth II

Horse racing was halted on Thursday following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, while Friday's play in the Test match between England and South Africa was called off. All Friday's race meetings in Britain have also been cancelled, along with the same day's

Arsenal win at Zurich, Man United beaten in Europa League

Cristiano Ronaldo returned to the starting lineup but Real Sociedad still upset Manchester United 1-0 at Old Trafford in their Europa League opener on Thursday. After failing to secure a transfer to a Champions League club, the star striker had to settle for playing in Europe’s

Afghanistan win toss, opt to field

Afghanistan skipper Mohammad Nabi won the toss and opted to field against India in their last Asia Cup Super 4 match on Thursday, at Dubai International Stadium. In today's match, Rohit Sharma has been rested and KL Rahul will be leading Team India. Both the teams will be

Naseem Shah credits self belief for final-over heroics

Pakistan's No.10 batter Naseem Shah smashed back-to-back sixes in the final over of a thriller in Sharjah to help set up a clash with Sri Lanka in the final of Asia Cup 2022. Pakistan needed 20 off 10 balls with two wickets in hand when Naseem Shah walked out to the middle. The

Cricketer Al-Amin Hossain sued again 

Ishrat Jahan, wife of Bangladesh national team cricketer Al-Amin Hossain, today filed another case seeking maintenance of her and children. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Shafi Uddin today recorded the plaintiff's statement and issued a notice asking Al-Amin to be present before the

Chelsea sack head coach Thomas Tuchel

It comes less than a day after the Blues lost 1-0 to Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League group stage. They have had an indifferent start to the league season, losing two of their opening six Premier League fixtures. In a statement, the club said Tuchel "will rightly have a

Rizwan overtakes Babar as top batter in ICC T20 rankings

Right-handed batter Mohammad Rizwan has surpassed Pakistan skipper Babar Azam as the top T20 batter, the latest ICC T20 rankings released today showed. The Pakistani skipper, who ruled the rankings for more than 1,000 days, dropped to the second position with 794 points due to

Mbappe scores twice in PSG victory over Juventus 

Kylian Mbappe scored twice as Paris St-Germain began their Champions League campaign with victory over Juventus. Mbappe brilliantly volleyed in the opener from Neymar's lofted pass before smashing in a low strike following a delightful one-two with Achraf Hakimi. The Frenchman

Bold Celtic outclassed by clinical Real Madrid 

Celtic were ultimately outclassed by holders Real Madrid in their Champions League opener, despite a lively and encouraging start in Glasgow. Five years after they last featured at Europe's top table, Celtic gave Real a fright in a frantic first half by creating a series of

Cricketer Al-Amin Hossain gets anticipatory bail 

The High Court on Tuesday (Sep 06) granted an eight-week anticipatory bail to Bangladesh national team cricketer Al-Amin Hossain in a domestic violence case. A High Court division bench comprising Justice Md Rezaul Hasan and Justice Md Atabullah issued the order. On September 1,

Top batter misses out as South Africa name T20 World Cup squad

Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday announced the Proteas' squad for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia next month. Rassie van der Dussen was the most notable omission from the squad as he continues nursing the finger injury, he suffered during the second Test

Indian player Arshdeep Singh trolled for catch drop against Pakistan

A torrent of online abuse hit Indian cricketer Arshdeep Singh on Monday after he dropped a catch against Pakistan, with much of the vitriol focusing on the fact that he is from the Sikh minority. Singh missed the easy but crucial chance in the closing stages of the arch-rivals'

Nadal stunned by Tiafoe at US Open as Swiatek makes last-eight

Rafael Nadal fell to his earliest US Open loss in six years on Monday when he was knocked out by Frances Tiafoe while Iga Swiatek became the first Polish woman to reach the quarter-finals. Four-time US Open champion Nadal, bidding for a 23rd Grand Slam title, lost 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in

BHF sign five years contract with Bashundhara Group

Bashundhara Group Vice-Chairman and T Sports Chairman and Managing Director Safwan Sobhan Tasvir on Monday said that they can develop the country’s any sport if the other leading corporate companies cooperate with them. Safwan made the statement in a Memorandum of Understanding

US Open: Kyrgios ends Medvedev's reign 

Nick Kyrgios ended Daniil Medvedev's defence of the US Open title as he earned a thrilling four-set win on an entertaining night in New York. The 27-year-old Australian demonstrated all of his shot-making - and propensity for creating drama - in a 7-6 (13-11) 3-6 6-3 6-2 win in the