The Bangladesh Football Federation is likely to appoint former Barcelona right-back Gonzalo Sanchez Moreno for its national youth academy coach in Sylhet as the BFF president Kazi Salahuddin will meet with the Spaniard at the BFF House today. The Catalan represented Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League in 1994 alongside Brazilian star Romario and
Month: October 2015
Women’s lose T20 series to Pakistan
Bangladesh national women’s cricket team lost the Twenty20 international series to Pakistan when the hosts beat them by 34 runs in the second and final match of the series at the Southend Club Cricket Stadium in Karachi on Thursday. Chasing Pakistan’ total of 114-7, the visitors could only manage 80-7 from the stipulated 20 overs. The hosts won the first
Bangladesh 9th in new women’s cricket ranking
Bangladesh secured 9th place in the ICC women’s team rankings, which was launched on Thursday. The rankings will incorporate results in all three formats of the game into one rankings system, said an ICC press release. Bangladesh scored 57 points while Australia scored 134 points to hold to top spot. England is on second position with 124 points
Hosts face SL as AFC U-19 qualifiers begin today
The Group-A qualifying round of the 2016 AFC Under-19 Championship kicks off today in Dhaka with the hosts Bangladesh taking on Sri Lanka in the day’s second match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium.
In the opening match of the day, group favourites Uzbekistan will face Bhutan at same venue. Bangladesh Television will live telecast both the games.
BCB hoping against hope
The Bangladesh Cricket Board did not give up their hope to revive the home series against Australia despite Cricket Australia asked its cricketers on Wednesday to leave the camp to join their state teams.
The BCB was expecting the CA to give a decision today when it sits in a meeting with outcome of a visit of its security chief, Sean Carroll, and two other officials to Bangladesh.
It’s getting pretty tight, says Lehmann
Australia coach Darren Lehmann has conceded their Test series in Bangladesh is less likely to happen as discussions over the security in the country continue, reports allsports.com.gh.
Lehmann and his team were due to depart for Bangladesh on Monday for the two-Test series, which was scheduled to start in Chittagong on October 9 following a three-day warm-up
Tigers back in Champions Trophy after 11 years
Bangladesh will return to coveted Champions Trophy after an 11-year layoff after they retained their top eight positions in the ICC ODI team ranking on September 30, the cut-off date for the tournament scheduled to be held in England in 2017 Bangladesh’s last participation in the ICC Champions Trophy was in India, when they featured in the qualifying round. Tigers
Women’s off with loss in Pakistan
Bangladesh national women’s cricket team lost by 29 runs in the first Twenty20 international of the much-hyped series against Pakistan at Karachi on Wednesday.
Bangladeshi women could make only 95-7 in their stipulated 20 overs in reply to the hosts’ 124-5 off 20 overs after they won the toss. The match took place at the Southend Club Cricket Stadium,
‘A’ team lament top-order failure
Top-order batting failure made Bangladesh ‘A’ team pay heavily in their India tour, said skipper Mominul Haque, as the players returned home on Wednesday.
The second string Bangladeshi side won just one of their three one-day matches before losing both of their three-day matches, respectively against Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka
Academy team pulled out from 2nd-tier league
Bangladesh Football Federation backtracked from its decision to allow the National Football Academy to play in the second-tier Bangladesh Championship League bowing down to the pressure from other clubs.
The BFF in its executive committee meeting on August 22 had decided that the Sylhet-based academy to include in the championship league, but its professional league committee