Friday, December 8, 2023

Tigers eye big hunt in Asia Cup opener

Bangladesh will fancy their chances against red-hot favourites India as the Asia Cup Twenty20 Tournament commences today with the hosts taking on pre-tournament favourites at Mirpur. The game, which starts at 7:30pm, will give the Tigers a chance to see where they stand after two months of intense training away from Dhaka amid tranquility of ... Read more

All eyes on Mustafiz

Mashrafee bin Murtaza’s press conference lasted for nearly 15 minutes and Mustafizur Rahman dominated nearly half of them. The progress of Mustafiz took the centre stage even during the press conference of Indian batsman Virat Kohli. Hardly a single player could dominate the talks in a way before a tournament as big as Asia Cup. ... Read more

Kohli wishes Amir all the best

Star Indian batsman Virat Kohli welcomed the return of tainted Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Amir in international cricket and wished him all the best ahead of their Asia Cup contest in Dhaka. India and Pakistan will renew cricket’s most bitter rivalry this week after a one-year gap when they face off in the Asia Cup, a ... Read more

New-look squad for last WC qualifier

Bangladesh Football Federation on Tuesday announced a 22-member preliminary squad for the forthcoming World Cup qualifier against Jordan, excluding 12 players from the previous squad. Newly-appointed Spanish coach Gonzalo Sanchez Moreno called up two new faces—defender Shakil Ahmed and midfielder Fazle Rabbi – along with nine players

Sakib turns to old mentor

Ace Bangladeshi all-rounder Sakib al Hasan is determined to rectify his shortcomings as he knows it is time to deliver in the national jersey. The talismanic cricketer began his preparation earlier than his national team-mates through a rigorous three-hour session with his childhood mentor Mohammad Salahuddin. He followed his individual workout by joining his national

Zadrans keep Afghan hopes alive in Asia Cup

Afghanistan pacer Dawlat Zadran struck two sixes in consecutive deliveries of last over in their Asia Cup qualifying round match against Oman on Saturday at Fatullah to help his side clinch a three-wicket victory. Oman made 165-4 and Zardan came into the wicket in the second ball of the last over with the score of ... Read more