Thursday, February 29, 2024

Bowling in tandem sharpens Tigers

Bangladesh will go into the second Test match against South Africa looking to capitalise on their confidence given by their bowlers who bowled in tandem to put them in a comfortable position in the series opener in Chittagong. Bangladesh were forced to remain content with a draw after rain washed out the last two days of the ... Read more

MSC, Russell close gap on Jamal

Both Mohammedan Sporting Club and Sheikh Russell Krira Chakra won their respective matches of the Bangladesh Premier League to reduce the gap with table toppers Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club on Sunday. Mohammedan beat Feni Soccer Club 2-1 in the first match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium while Russell defeated Team BJMC by the identical

Steyn wins hearts of Bangladeshi fans

During the rain-hit fourth day of the Chittagong Test South African speed-star Dale Steyn not only found some entertainment off the field but also showed the other side of his character unlike a fearsome fast bowler on Friday. The paceman who is just one wicket away from 400 Test scalps bored himself in the team hotel as ... Read more

Siddik misses the cut in Omega Masters

Two-time Asian tour winner Bangladeshi golfer Siddikur Rahman missed the cut and was eliminated from the Omega European Masters tournament after the second round in Switzerland on Friday. Siddik who made a dismal performance on the first round of the tournament on Thursday with five-over par 75 from 18 holes improved his performance on second ... Read more

Tigers claim they are in driving seat

Bangladesh believe they are still ahead in the first Test despite South Africa whittled down their first innings advantage to 17 at the end of third day’s play in Chittagong on Thursday. Bangladesh’s bowlers failed to establish their authority in the second innings leaving South Africa unharmed in more than 21 overs they batted before ... Read more

De Kock fined for shoulder barging Tamim

South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock has been fined for shoulder barging Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal during the ongoing first Test in Chittagong, the International Cricket Council said Thursday. De Kock, 22, was fined 75 per cent of his undisclosed match fee for walking in front of the stumps to physically confront the batsman at ... Read more

Rabada racially abused

South African paceman Kagiso Rabada was subject to a racial abuse during the first Test in Chittagong on Wednesday, prompting the authorities to make several security announcements at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium. A security official of the Bangladesh Cricket Board told reporters that Rabada, who is not playing that match, had been warming

MSC-Muktis share points

Mohammedan Sporting Club’s hope of tasting their maiden Bangladesh Premier League title faded when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Muktijoddha Sangsad Krira Chakra at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Wednesday. Despite the result the Black and Whites moved to second position of the points table with 31 points from 16 matches, a yarning ... Read more