Wednesday, November 29, 2023

DPL title race goes down to the wire

The last round matches of the Dhaka Premier League will be held today in three different venues with several permutations and combinations as three teams are still in the contention to win the title. Abahani Limited, who are leading the pack with 20 points from 14 games, are in the advantageous position as a win ... Read more

Sakib gets NOC for CPL

Ace all-rounder Sakib al Hasan received his No Objection Certificate from the Bangladesh Cricket Board for joining Caribbean Premier League on Tuesday and he will leave for Jamaica on 26th June to play the tournament. ‘We have given him the NOC to join CPL on condition that he may be called back anytime as per ... Read more

Abahani win battle of old foes

Abahani Limited closed the gap with table toppers Usha Krira Chakra when they beat arch-rivals Mohammedan Sporting Club 4-2 in their crucial Super Six match of Premier Hockey League at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium on Tuesday. With the win, joint-champions Abahani have 29 points from 12 matches, five points behind league leaders Usha

BCB won’t insist Faruk stay

Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hasan on Monday said that they will not insist chief selector Faruk Ahmed to stay on if he wants to step down from his post. Faruk, who is in USA now, told reporters that he will resign from his post protesting BCB’s decision of implementing the two-tier selection policy though ... Read more

Abahani beat Legends to sniff title

Abahani Limited took a giant leap towards regaining Dhaka Premier League title when they edged past fellow aspirants Legends of Rupganj by 60 runs in a crucial Super League match at the BKSP on Monday. In a match relatively free from controversy, some that has become the hallmark of Abahani this season, Mosaddek Hossain displayed ... Read more

Doleshwar alive with win

Former Bangladeshi national team batsman Roqibul Hassan made his first century in the Dhaka Premier League on Monday to help Prime Doleshwar beat Victoria Sporting Club by 91 runs to keep their championship hopes alive. Roqibul made exactly 100 runs, his first List A century in almost six years, to give his side a perfect ... Read more

Usha begin Super Six with a bang

Usha Krira Chakra maintained their unbeaten run as they began their Premier Hockey League Super Six campaign with a thumping 6-0 victory over Wanderers Sporting Club at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium on Monday. Pakistani defender Aleem Belal scored a hat-trick for Usha while Hasan Jubaer Niloy, Puskar Khisa Mimo and Krishna Kumar netted

BJMC win it late to reach semis

Forward Mehedi Hasan Tapu struck a stoppage time winner as Team BJMC beat Muktijoddha Sangshad Krira Chakra 1-0 to reach the semi-finals of the Federation Cup in the last quarter-final at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Monday. Tapu, who scored a brace in BJMC’s shock win over Mohammedan Sporting Club in their last group match, ... Read more

BCB hell-bent on 2-tier selection policy

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday in its 14th meeting of Board of Directors has approved the controversial two-tier selection panel for the national cricket team, ending all speculations regarding the matter. The two-tier system will have a three-member selection panel, headed by a chief selector, who will submit their team to the cricket operations ... Read more

Committee to probe halted DPL match

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Sunday formed a committee to probe the halted Dhaka Premier League match between Abahani Limited and Prime Dolehswar. BCB president Nazmul Hasan said that few senior cricket organisers and formers players were in the committee that was asked to submit the report within 72 hours.

Abahani ride on dubious goal

Abahani Limited came from behind to seal their semi-final berth of the Federation Cup when they beat Brothers Union 2-1 in controversial manner in the third quarter-final at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Sunday. National forward Jewel Rana and his Nigerian attacking partner Sunday Chizoba scored one goal each in the second half of the ... Read more

What went wrong with Mohammedan?

For a Mohammedan fan, the first few days of this week were tragic to say the least. Firstly, the club failed to make it to the quarter-finals of Federation Cup football and then was crushed heavily by one-time bitter rivals Abahani Limited in cricket. To make the matters worse they lost to Mariner Young’s Club, which ... Read more

Arambagh stun Jamal on penalties

Arambagh Krira Sangha stunned holders Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club to move into the semi-finals of the Federation Cup with a dramatic 5-4 win on penalties at the Banganbandhu National Stadium on Friday. The match went into tie-breaker after stipulated 90 minutes finished at 2-2 and neither of the side able to find the net in extra-time. Both ... Read more

MSC back on track in hockey

Mohammedan Sporting Club completed round robin phase of the Premier Hockey League with a 5-1 win over Wanderers Sporting Club at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium on Friday. Mohammedan captain Russell Mahmud Jimmy scored three goals while Imran Hasan Pintu and Salman Hossain added one goal apiece. Bishal pulled one goal back for Wanderers.

Russell drawn with Tertons and Tatung in AFC Cup

Sheikh Russell Krira Chakra were drawn in group C of the 2017 AFC Cup Qualifying play-offs with FC Tertons of Bhutan and Tatung FC of Chinese Taipei. The draw ceremony held at Malaysia on Friday. Russell were given the opportunity to take part in

Mustafiz needs more time to recover

Bangladesh’s pace sensation Mustafizur Rahman will need approximately another month to recover his fatigue and injury after a prolonged season though he is improving quickly, national cricket team’s strength and conditioning coach Mario Villavarayan said on Thursday. This meant the 20-year old Mustafizur, who is supposed to join Sussex in this season, needs more time

Federation Cup quarter-final begins today

The knock-out round of the Federation Cup begins today with defending champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club taking on Arambagh Krira Sangha in the first quarter-final at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. Jamal qualified for the last eight of the competition as Group C runners up while Arambagh reached the knockout stage as Group A champions. Under ... Read more

Pro-league rescheduled

The Bangladesh Football Federation on Thursday shifted the opening date of the ninth edition of top-tier professional football competition Bangladesh Premier League from July 15 to July 24 due to Eid-ul-Fitr. The opening ceremony and the first round of the league will be held at the MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong. The decisions were made ... Read more

Bima thrash Azad in hockey

Sadharan Bima picked up a come-from-behind 5-1 win against Azad Sporting in their Premier Hockey League match at the Moulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium on Thursday. Bima scored all their goals in the second half after Azad enjoyed the lead in the break thanks to Tahmid Haque’s third minute goal. Ziaur Rahman, Mamun Mortaza,

Liton, Sakib shine in massive Abahani win

Liton Das and Sakib Al Hasan starred with bat and ball respectively as Abahani Limited shrugged off their recent controversies to crush Mohammedan Sporting Club by a record 260-run margin in the Dhaka Premier League at BKSP on Wednesday. Liton struck his career best 139 off 125 balls and shared 162-run with Indian recruit Dinesh ... Read more