Thursday, April 18, 2024

Miraz to lead hosts in U-19 World Cup

All-rounder Mehedi Hasan Miraz will lead Bangladesh team in the ICC Under-19 World Cup for the second time in a row as hosts Bangladesh named a 15-member squad for the tournament on Wednesday. Mehedi led Bangladesh to plate title in the previous edition in UAE two years ago and was tasked with a bigger responsibly at ... Read more

BCB revels in BPL success

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday expressed its satisfaction over successfully hosting the Bangladesh Premier League’s third edition putting behind all doubts. The BPL was held two years after it had been postponed following match-fixing, payment disputes and other anomalies that tainted the image of country’s cricket.

TV sting leaves Roquibul in hot water

BCB bans the ex-captain provisionally from cricket The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday provisionally suspended former national captain Roquibul Hasan from all cricketing activities following his recent verbal tirade against officials. BCB umpires committee took the decision in an emergency meeting where it was decided that Roquibul will be served with a show-cause notice to ... Read more

Ruthie Bolton’s day out in Dhaka

Former professional US basketball player Ruthie Bolton, who won two Olympic gold medals for her country, took part in an exhibition match in the city as part of the American Centre Sports diplomacy programme on Sunday. US Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat also took part in the game at the American International School. The exhibition match was

Moreno given charge of U-23 team

The Bangladesh Football Federation on Sunday gave national football team’s assistant coach Gonzalo Sanchez Moreno the charge of Bangladesh Under-23 team for the forthcoming Bangabandhu Gold Cup and SA Games. The decision came a day after the BFF had decided to field the Under-23 team for the January 8-18 Bangabandhu Gold Cup alongside the national team.

Siddik ends 55th in Philippine

Siddikur Rahman’s poor run in the Asian Tour continued when the ace Bangladeshi golfer finished in joint 55th of the Philippine Open with a one-over-par 73 in Manila on Sunday. The two-time Asian Tour winner, who barely managed the cut with an identical score on Saturday, hit two birdies and three bogeys in final round ... Read more

Footballers leave with high hopes

A determined and motivated Bangladesh national football team will leave Dhaka for Indian state Kerala today hoping to lift their second SAFF Championship title. The biggest South Asian football extravaganza will get underway from December 23 with Bangladesh facing defending champions Afghanistan

Karppinen resigns as Law returns

The Bangladesh Cricket Board received mixed news from its Australian coaching staff in recent times as Under-19 team technical adviser Stuart Law confirmed his arrival in January while High Performance manager Stuart Karppinen tendered his resignation. Law, who is scheduled to spend 24 weeks with the Junior Tigers in three phases ahead

Sakib set for big bucks from Pakistan T20

Sakib al Hasan will be able to earn a maximum $140,000 if he is selected by any franchise for the upcoming Pakistan Super League Twenty20 tournament. Pakistan Cricket Board earlier announced to host the first edition of the PSL from February 4-23 in UAE after the sale of five teams for $93 million last week.

Bangabandhu Gold Cup from January 8

The Bangladesh Football Federation on Saturday announced that the fourth edition of Bangabandhu Gold Cup will be held from January 8 to 18 with the participation of eight teams. The decision was finalised at an emergency meeting of BFF, which confirmed that Bangladesh national team and Bangladesh Under-23 team will participate in

BCB keen on Zimbabwe T20s in Jan

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is considering of hosting five Twenty 20 internationals against Zimbabwe in January instead of two Test matches, which is originally scheduled. Officials said both Bangladesh and Zimbabwe are interested to play only Twenty20 matches during this period of time as part of their preparation for the ICC World Twenty20.

Mashrafee voted as country’s most popular sportsman

National cricket captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza was voted as the most popular sportsman of the country as the Bangladesh Sports Press Association handed its annual prizes on Saturday. A total of 23 players, officials and sponsors received the Kool-BSPA Sports Award for their achievements in 2013 and 2014. BSPA, the lone internationally recognised

Siddik barely manages cut in Philippine

Siddikur Rahman barely managed the cut in the Philippine Open as he finished the second round at joint 59 with a one-over-par 73 in Manila on Saturday. The two-time Asian Tour winner began the second round from joint 38th place and started with a birdie before double bogeys in the fifth and 16th holes spoiled ... Read more