Thursday, 06 Oct, 2022

Sports

Antony scores as Man Utd end Arsenal's winning run 

Manchester United's £82m new boy Antony scored on his debut and Marcus Rashford got two as Erik ten Hag's men ended Arsenal's 100% start to the season at Old Trafford. The Brazilian opened the scoring 10 minutes before half-time in the pulsating duel, sweeping a shot

Mushfiqur Rahim announces retirement from T20Is

Bangladesh veteran Mushfiqur Rahim took to Twitter to announce his retirement from T20I cricket. In the tweet, Mushfiqur Rahim explained the reason behind his decision to retire from the shortest format as he wants to focus on Tests and ODIs going forward. As a result, Mushfiqur Rahim,

Asia Cup: India vs Pakistan Super 4 preview

Who: India vs Pakistan, Super 4 Where: Dubai cricket stadium When: Sunday, September 4, 2022 (15:00 GMT) After not locking horns for almost a year, Pakistan and India take on each other on a cricket pitch for the second time in a week. Last Sunday, India got the better of

Barca maintain unbeaten start with win at Sevilla

Barcelona moved up to second in La Liga after maintaining their unbeaten start to the season with victory at Sevilla. Raphinha was in the right place to head home his first Barcelona goal following his £60m summer move from Leeds. The visitors doubled their lead before

Sri Lanka’s death bowling ruins Gurbaz’s party and other talking points

With the advent of the Super Four stage at the Asia Cup, the tournament has only been more intense. Group B toppers Afghanistan who had beaten Sri Lanka earlier with utmost ease, now lost to the same opponent in a nail-biting match at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday. After

Asia Cup: Tigers return home with disappointment 

Bangladesh team members returned home today (Sep 3) after a failed Asia Cup mission in the UAE. The plane carrying Shakib-led Bangladesh team landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around 9:00 am. Bangladesh Cricket Board Media Manager Rabid Imam confirmed this information

History as Zimbabwe upset Aussies in stunning win

They might have lost the series, but Zimbabwe are celebrating a slice of history after beating Australia for the first time Down Under. Ryan Burl (5-10) set-up the win by helping the visitors bowl out Australia for 141, before captain Regis Chakabva saw the African nation home by

Serena Williams loses to Tomljanovic in US Open farewell

Serena Williams waved farewell to the US Open - and her illustrious career - amid emotional scenes after she lost to Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic on a thrilling night in New York. Williams, who turns 41 this month, expects it to be her final match. It will end a 27-year

England drop white-ball mainstay from T20 World Cup squad

England have named their 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022, commencing 16 October, in Australia. After a poor run for his national team and in The Hundred, Jason Roy misses out from the 15-man group, with England preferring Phil Salt, who made his T20I

Another Frustrating Mission Of Bangladesh 

Sri Lanka VS Bangladesh Played on 1 September 2022  Sri Lanka 184/8 in 19.2 Overs (Kushal Mendis 60, asun Shanaka 45, Pithun Nishanka 20, Ebadat Hossain 3/51, Taskin 2/24)  Bangladesh 183/7 (Afif Hossain 39, Mehedi Hasan Miraj 38, Mahmudullah Riad 27, Shakib Al Hasan 24,

Bangladesh takes exit of Asia Cup 2022

Bangladesh lost against Sri Lanka by two wickets in a do-or-die Asia Cup clash for both teams on Thursday (Sep 1). Finally, the Bangladesh-Sri Lanka fixture lived up to its expectations, with the game going down to the wire Asia Cup winner crown.  Despite having tallied 183 and

Sri Lanka choose to bowl first against Bangladesh

Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field first against Bangladesh in a do or die Asia Cup clash for both teams on Thursday (Sep 1). The winner moves into the next round while the loser will crash out of the six-nation tournament that serves as a tune-up for the T20 World Cup in

Surprise inclusion as Australia name T20 World Cup squad

Australia have put forward the squad to defend the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup crown, adding the firepower of a late-over specialist. In the biggest news surrounding the group, Tim David has been picked by the Australian se lectors, formally completing the switch from Associate

Flamboyant Afghanistan pushes Bangladesh to the brink 

Asia Cup Cricket 2022  Bangladesh VS Afghanistan Played at Sheikh Jayed Stadium, Sarah, UAE  Afghanistan 131/3 (Ibrahim Zadran 42*, Nazibullah Zadran 43* )  Bangladesh 127/7 (Mosaddeq Hossain 48*, Mahmudullah Riad 26, Mujeeb Ur Rahman 3/16 , Rashid Khan 3/22) 

Raducanu's US Open defence ends at first hurdle 

Emma Raducanu's US Open title defence fell at the first hurdle as she lost in straight sets to France's Alize Cornet. Raducanu, 19, stunned the world by winning the major as a teenage qualifier, but her return to court at Flushing Meadows was less memorable. The British

Olympic swimmer's cannabis use scandalises Singapore 

Singapore's first Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling has been suspended from competing in swimming competitions after he admitted to consuming cannabis overseas. "I demonstrated bad judgement and I am sorry," he said. The 27-year-old became a local sporting hero

Rashid Khan scales new high in T20I wicket charts in win against Bangladesh

Rashid Khan went up to No.2 in the men's T20I bowling charts during his spell of 3/22 against Bangladesh which helped Afghanistan notch up their second win in Asia Cup 2022. Rashid Khan went past Tim Southee to become the second-highest wicket-taker in men's T20Is during the

Bangladesh opt to bat first against Afghanistan

Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan won the toss and elected to bat first against Afghanistan in their first match in the Asia Cup at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium today. According to the pitch report, Bangladesh will hopefully get an advantage of batting first as they are used to play in

Can Bangladesh Reverse Afghan Tidal Surge?

All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will be the X factor when the depleted and underperforming Bangladesh team meets red-hot Afghanistan at Dubai desert.  Afghanistan swept away helpless Sri Lankans in the inaugural match of ICC T20 world cup 2022. Bangladesh languishing at the bottom of

Kenyan cyclist Kangangi dies in crash

Kenyan cyclist Suleiman Kangangi has died following a high-speed crash in a race in the United States on Saturday. The 33-year-old, who raced for the East African based Team Amani, was taking part in the Overland gravel race in Vermont - a 59-mile dirt-road contest including almost