Saturday, December 9, 2023

Tigers relish chance in T20

Bangladesh will look to finish their Sri Lanka tour on a high when they face a new-look home side in the one-off Twenty20 International in Pallekele today. For the first time in their history they will play a match against Sri Lanka without carrying the tag of underdogs despite them still having a very

Abahani clinch women’s football league title

Dhaka Abahani Limited defeated Mohammedan Sporting Club Limited 3-1 in the final to lift the Walton Metropolis Women’s Football League title at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Saturday. Aung Mra Ching Marma, Suraiya Khatun and Suinu Pru Marma scored one goal apiece for Abahani while Liza bagged the only goal for Mohammedan

Mamunul breaks Abahani hearts

Midfielder Mamunul Islam broke Abahani hearts when he guided Sheikh Russell into the semi-finals of the Independence Cup Football Tournament with a 1-0 win in their final group game at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Friday. The midfielder scored the priceless winner in the 66th minute to top Group B with maximum

Nasir a hero in crisis

Not too many cricketers faced a challenge like Nasir Hossain in their debut match. When Bangladesh were six wickets down with only 58 runs on the board, debutant Nasir rose to the challenge immediately. He made 63 runs to win the challenge and gave the team a decent score though it could not save them ... Read more

Tigers to miss Saqlain services

Bangladesh national team spinners will not have the opportunity to avail the services of their spin bowling coach Saqlain Mushtaq on the forthcoming tour of Zimbabwe as he decided to remain beside his ailing wife, said the officials of the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Friday. The former Pakistani off-spinner joined the Bangladesh national cricket team ... Read more

Sakib bolsters Leicestershire

Leicestershire have added Sakib al Hasan, the Bangladesh all-rounder, to their roster for the Friends Life t20 tournament in a move which earmarks the tournament as their biggest priority of the season. A young Leicestershire squad is expected to struggle over a long Championship season in Division Two, but the county has T20 pedigree – ... Read more

Siddik takes a big leap

Siddikur Rahman took a big leap in the Chiangmai Golf Classic when he ended the second round in joint ninth position to brighten his chance for a second Asian Tour Title in Bangkok on Friday. The golfing hope of Bangladesh, started the day in 16th place but finished it in a spectacular fashion, when he ... Read more

8th Dhaka Motor Show 2013 begins in city

The 8th Dhaka Motor Show 2013 began at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in the city on Thursday. CEMS Global – Conference & Exhibition Management Services USA in association with CEMS Bangladesh is organising the event, said a press release. Commerce minister GM Quader was present at the inaugural ceremony as the chief guest

Razzak 200 not out

In the recent years Bangladesh’s bowling perhaps never faced so much criticism like that they are coming under in Sri Lanka. The run-fest by the Sri Lankan batsmen in the Test series and dozens of over-pitched deliveries in the first one-dayer had kept the bowlers on a knife’s

Bangladesh ousted controversially

In a late twist to events, Bangladesh were controversially deposed off their status as one of the two best runners up sides as Laos and Turkmenistan were confirmed as the two best runners up qualifiers for the AFC Challenge Cup in Maldives next year. The official website of the Asian Football Confederation had shown Turkmenistan ... Read more

Russell, Muktis favourites as semi-final looms

Abahani Limited goes up against Sheikh Russell in a crucial Group B encounter while Team BJMC will lock horns with Muktijoddha Sangsad in Group C to determine two semi-final spots in the Independence Cup at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today. Sheikh Jamal and Mohammedan Sporting Club have already confirmed their berths in the last

Mathews puts series before IPL

A tension was clearly visible in his face. But Angelo Mathews was at least successful in not making it public. With the political storm over the participation of Sri Lankan players in the IPL growing intense, Mathews insisted they are not distracted at all. ‘As far as the players are concerned, we’ve got nothing to ... Read more

Bangladesh seal AFC Challenge Cup berth

Bangladesh were confirmed their AFC Challenge Cup finals ticket as one of the two best runners up sides after a lot of uncertainty, according to the official website of the Asian Football Confederation on Wednesday. The website disclosed the information after the completion of the matches of the last group (E) on Tuesday although the ... Read more