Wednesday, September 27, 2023

SA succumb to ‘world-class’ Mustafiz

Debutant pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman’s brilliant spell denied South Africa a chance to put a commanding total despite a promising start, said batsman Temba Bavuma after opening day’s play in the first Test. South Africa, opting to bat first on a placid wicket, were bowled out for 248 runs as Mustafiz ripped through their innings ... Read more

Jamal sink Russell in 4-3 thriller

Defending champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club came closer to retain the Bangladesh Premier League title after a thrilling 4-3 win over Sheikh Russell Krira Chakra at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday. In the day’s second match on a soggy surface of the BNS, Abahani Limited played out a goalless draw with Brothers Union. Win the win, Jamal ... Read more

Brilliant U-19s

When the Tigers scripted a new chapter in their ODI history with a first-ever series win against a formidable South Africa on their home turf before the Eid break, their future successors also scored an equally impressive 5-2 win against their South African counterparts away from home during the Eid holidays. Pinak Ghosh, a 16-year-old opener ... Read more

Qatar has the most efficient govt in the world: study

It is an autocracy where women are discriminated against, migrant workers are exploited and free speech is curtailed. But according to the World Economic Forum (WEF), Qatar is a model of efficient government. The oil-rich Gulf state, which is currently at the centre of a major Swiss corruption investigation into Fifa’s decision to award it ... Read more

4 things that transform Tigers in 2015

The Bangladesh cricket team has completed its one-day international fixtures in 2015 when returned victorious in three-match series against South Africa in Chittagong on Wednesday. The year is marked with few historic successes for the Tigers that helped them shed the tags of being perennial underdogs in world cricket to emerge as a force to ... Read more

‘Not winning, dominating’

Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha described Bangladesh’s ODI run in 2015 as a big achievement. The Tigers have won their last four ODI series played at home against Zimbabwe, Pakistan, India and, most recently, South Africa. The results this year have been sheer contrast to their dreadful run in 2014. Following Wednesday’s nine-wicket win over South Africa

Abahani crush Russell

Abahani Limited gave a perfect farewell to their outgoing coach George Kottan when they thrashed Sheikh Russell Krira Chakra 5-0 in the Bangladesh Premier League at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Thursday. In the day’s first match at the same venue, a last moment strike of substitute forward Mohammad Rony helped Brothers Union register a dramatic ... Read more

Eid exodus picks up momentum

Dhaka people brave rain, jam, and waterlogging to go home Torrential rain since early yesterday morning put many heading home for the Eid holidays in trouble getting to bus, train and launch terminals in the capital. The perennial congestion and the usual chaos of Dhaka were, however, easing off despite waterlogging and tailbacks on some ... Read more

Absolutely Awesome

Terrific Tigers produce supremely premium stuff to thump down 9-wicket defeat on strong South Africa; clinch one-day series Who says bowlers should have all the fun? Ask Soumya Sarkar and Tamim Iqbal, and they will tell you that that opening period of the second innings, when they literally demolished one of the best bowling attacks ... Read more

Tigers add another feather in the cap

Bangladesh added another big scalp to their tally in an already successful year flattening South Africa by nine wickets to win the three-match one-day international series 2-1 in Chittagong on Wednesday. The Tigers faced little trouble to achieve the revised target of 170 runs after the bowlers did a tremendous job to restrict the Proteas ... Read more