Tuesday, 19 Oct, 2021

Sports

Mbappe has to stay after Messi arrival says PSG chief

Kylian Mbappe will have to stay at Paris Saint-Germain after Lionel Messi’s arrival, according to club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi. Mbappe is of serious interest to Spanish giants Real Madrid. His contract in the French capital expires next summer and there has been no

Shakib regains number-one T20I all-rounder spot

Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al Hasan has climbed back to the top of the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20I all-rounder rankings for the first time since early 2018. Shakib earned 34 rating points over the course of the final four T20Is against Australia to move to 286 points – one

Indian wrestler Phogat suspended for Olympics misconduct

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) on Tuesday “temporarily suspended” star grappler Vinesh Phogat for indiscipline during her forgettable Tokyo Olympics campaign and also issued notice to young Sonam Malik for misconduct. It has been learnt that Vinesh, who crashed out

Lionel Messi signs 2-yr PSG deal after leaving Barcelona

Lionel Messi has signed a two-year contract with Paris St-Germain after leaving Barcelona. The 34-year-old's deal also has the option of a third year. Messi left Barca - the only club he has played for - as they were unable to afford a new deal under La Liga's financial fair

Nothing Wrong: KIWI Squad Has None Of T20 World Cup

It is now established that with ICC T20 World Cup 2021 looming at UAE and Oman no participating team would gain much playing on slow, low, gripping wickets of Sher-e -Bangla National Stadium (SBNCS) Dhaka. ICC curators would definitely prepare sporting wickets ensuring equal opportunities

Messi in Paris to seal PSG move on 2-yr contract

Lionel Messi arrived in France on Tuesday afternoon to sign for Paris Saint-Germain after agreeing a two-year contract. The deal includes an option to extend by a year and gives the forward a net salary of about €35m (£29.6m) with bonuses factored in. Messi flew from

Flying Kangaroo Grounded at SBNCS 

Bangabandhu T20 Series  Bangladesh VS Australia  5th Match Played at SBNCS Dhaka on August 9, 2021  Brief Scorecard  Bangladesh 122/8 in 20 Overs (Mohammad Naim 23, Mahmudullah 19, Soumya Sarkar 16, Mehedi Hasan 13, Shakib Al Hasan 11, Afif Hossain 10, Nathan Ellis

Bangladesh beat Australia by 60 runs in last T20I, win series 4-1

Bangladesh defeated Australia by 60 runs in the final and last of five-match T-20 series at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on Monday. Shakib Al Hasan wrapped up the game and series for Bangladesh by bagging four wickets for 9 runs in the last match. Shakib

Bashundhara Kings confirm BPL trophy 2nd time in a row

Bashundhara Kings on Monday clinched the title of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) football defeating Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club. Bashundhara Kings defeated Sheikh Jamal 0-2 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in the capital on Monday for the second time in a row. Brazilian duo

Messi in tears at farewell Barcelona press conference

Lionel Messi fought back tears as he began a press conference at which he confirmed he is leaving Barcelona, the football club where he has played his entire career. He was emotional before he even made an opening statement. “These recent days, I’ve been giving lots of

Tokyo Olympics: Closing ceremony marks end of behind-closed-doors Games

The Tokyo Olympics, postponed and played out behind closed doors because of the Covid pandemic, concluded with an upbeat ceremony in Japan's capital. The Games took place without spectators and athletes were barred from venturing outside the Olympic village. Their staging has

Appalling Batting, Poor Bowling By Shakib Caused Australia Bouncing Back

Bangabandhu T20 Series  Bangladesh VS Australia  4th Match Played at SBNCS, Mirpur Dhaka on 7 August 2021  Brief Scorecard: Australia 105/7 in 19 Overs (Dan Christian 39, Ashton Ager 27, Mustafizur Rahman 2/9, Mehedi Hasan 2/17)  Bangladesh 104/9 In 20 Overs

USA's Korda holds nerve to win Olympic golf gold 

American Nelly Korda secured a one-shot victory on a dramatic final day of the women's golf competition. Three shots ahead overnight, Korda's lead was down to a single shot when play was suspended for 49 minutes because of a tropical storm with one hole to play. But the

PSG owner's brother 'confirms' Lionel Messi signing after talks "concluded"

Lionel Messi will soon be unveiled as a Paris Saint-Germain player after agreeing to a contract with the club, according to the half-brother of the Emir of Qatar. PSG quickly emerged in pole position to sign Messi, 34, after Barcelona confirmed he would not be re-signing with the club

Hat Trick Wins Earns New Feather In The Crown For Bengal Tigers

Bangabandhu  T20 Series Bangladesh VS Australia 3rd Match Played at SBNCS Dhaka on 6 August 2021 Brief Scorecard   Bangladesh: 127/9 (Mahmudullah Riad 52,Shakib Al Hasan 26, Afif Hossain 19, Nathan Ellis 3/34, Josh Hazelwood 2/16, Adam Zampa 2/24) Australia

Bangladesh script historic T20 series win over Australia

Bangladesh sealed a maiden T20 series against Australia by beating the visitors in the third T20 International of the five-match series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Friday. Pacer Mustafizur Rahman conceded only nine runs off his four overs to help Bangladesh

Bangladesh script historic T20 series win over Australia

Bangladesh sealed a maiden T20 series against Australia by beating the visitors in the third T20 International of the five-match series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Friday. Pacer Mustafizur Rahman conceded only nine runs off his four overs to help Bangladesh

Advantage To Bangladesh Against Australia

Having moved into 2-0 lead after two matches of the much-awaited T20 series Bangladesh is now in an advantageous position of winning their first ever series win. Bangladesh ranks 10th in ICC Ranking and Australia is 5th. Bangladesh has just won their first two matches against Australia in

Tokyo Olympics: India men's hockey ends 41-year Olympic drought

India have beaten Germany 5-4 to to win an Olympic medal in men's hockey after 41 years. The thrilling victory is the result of a young Indian side's dogged performance, writes sports journalist Harpal Singh Bedi. "Impossible is nothing" legendary boxer Mohammed Ali

Tigers Outplayed Kangaroos In Two Matches

Bangladesh beating Australia in two T20I back-to-back is not fluke or upset as being mentioned in some media in West Bengal. Team tigers genuinely outgunned the pathetic kangaroos playing far better overall cricket.  OK batting may have rooms for improvement but Bangladesh bowled