Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Socceroos’ Bangladesh visit also in doubt

The militants threat that prompted Cricket Australia to put its national cricket team’s planned Bangladesh visit on hold could have a greater ramification as Football Federation Australia also started thinking in the same line ahead of a World Cup qualifier. Bangladesh are scheduled to host Australia for a 2018 World Cup qualifier in Dhaka on November ... Read more

‘A’ team suffer crushing defeat

Bangladesh ‘A’ team ended their India tour with a humiliating innings and 32-run defeat to India ‘A’ in their final three-day match in Bangalore on Tuesday. The visitors survived just 39.4 overs in their second innings and got out for 151 runs after another horrible batting display. Skipper Mominul Haque and Liton Das could only show

Asian Air Gun Championship : Shakil wins bronze in 10m Air Pistol

Bangladeshi shooter Shakil Ahmed clinched bronze in the 10-metre Air Pistol (junior) event of the 8th Asian Air Gun Championship, held in New Delhi on Tuesday. Shakil scored 175.2 points in the final round to earn the bronze medal. He qualified for the shoot-off round after finishing sixth among seven contestants with 552 points.

Shuvagata keeps ‘A’ team floating

Shuvagata Hom’s all-round performance kept Bangladesh ‘A’ team in the game after they made a dismal start to the three-day match against Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka on Tuesday at Mysore. Shuvagata picked up three wickets to restrict the hosts for 163-6 at stumps after he made a fifty to help his side post 158. Having ... Read more

Zia joins Navy

Grand Master Ziaur Rahman signed a deal with Bangladesh Navy chess team after GM duo Abdullah Al Rakib and Enamul Hossain Rajib, confirmed a Navy official on Tuesday. With the inclusion of Ziaur Rahman, Bangladesh Navy is going to offer a huge challenge to Mohammedan Sporting Club who use to form the best chess team ... Read more

Cricketer Shahdat’s house maid gives deposition

National team cricketer Kazi Shahadat Hossain’s house maid on Monday gave her statement before a metropolitan magistrate in Dhaka alleging that she was tortured by the cricketer and his wife. Metropolitan magistrate Snigdha Rani Chakraborty recorded the statement under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act 2000 and sent back the 10-year-old

Bangladesh mourn its true friend

Bangladesh on Monday mourned the death of Board of Control for Cricket in India president Jagmohan Dalmiya, terming him ‘a true friend and a genuine well-wisher’ of country’s cricket. President Abdul Hamid and prime minister Sheikh Hasina led the tribute for Dalmiya, also a former president of International Cricket Council, who passed away in Kolkata

‘A’ team face Ranji champs from today

After losing the one-day series against India ‘A’, the touring Bangladesh ‘A’ team will hope that the change of formats will bring fortune when they take on Ranji trophy champions Karnataka in a three-day match starting in Mysore today. In all the three one-day games, the visitors had their moments but failed to capitalise on that ... Read more

Kolkata giants lined up for Sk Kamal Cup

Kolkata giants East Bengal FC and Mohun Bagan AC gave their consent to participate in the Sheikh Kamal Gold Cup, scheduled to start in Chittagong in late October. Organisers of the tournament, Chittagong Abahani, have finalised participation of the eight teams, which includes four local clubs Sheikh Jamal DC, Abahani Limited

Top-order failure costs ‘A’ team

Suresh Raina’s century and another top order failure of Bangladesh ‘A’ side helped India ‘A’ clinched the three-match one-day series, with a 75-run win in the final match in Bangalore on Sunday. The hosts clinched the series 2-1 after Bangladesh won the second match of the series. In a rain-hit encounter, Suresh Raina (104)

All set for B’desh women’s Pak tour

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is taking all necessary steps to ensure women’s cricket team’s Pakistan tour goes as planned, officials said on Sunday. The formal announcement for the tour was delayed due to the absence of BCB president Nazmul Hasan, who is currently in Canada on a private visit. The BCB was hoping Nazmul would return on ... Read more

Tigers want pay hike

Bangladesh national cricketers under Bangladesh Cricket Board payroll have requested for an increase in their salary, said a BCB official on Sunday. Naimur Rahman, the chairman of cricket operations department of the BCB, confirmed they received such a request from senior cricketers. ‘Yes, they have requested whether the board can increase their salary,’