Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Endless controversies spoil Premier League

Kalabagan Krira Chakra and Victoria Sporting Club on Wednesday accused Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis of favouritism as it gave Gazi Group certain advantage in the Dhaka Premier League. Gazi Group will face Victoria today in their final match, where a win will give them a place in the Super League. Victoria on the other ... Read more

Sonali Bank keep Super Six hopes alive

Sonali Bank boosted their chance of qualifying for the Super Six of the Premier Hockey League when they came from behind to beat Sadharan Bima 3-2 at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium on Wednesday. With the victory, Sonali Bank moved to joint eighth of the points table along with Ajax Sporting Club with seven ... Read more

Wasteful Bangladesh lose again

Bangladesh’s perennial problem of conceding goals from set-pieces cost them once again as they lost their Asian Cup play-offs second-leg match against Tajikistan by a solitary goal in Dhaka on Tuesday. Nazarov Akhtam’s goal from a free-kick in the eighth minute of the game was enough for the Central Asian nation to win the two-legged ... Read more

DPL hit by fresh controversy

The allegation of favouritism reared its ugly head in the Dhaka Premier League when Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis deferred the crucial match between Gazi Group and Victoria Sporting Club by a day on Tuesday. The unexpected move of CCDM left many cricket organisers shocked as it not only broke the format followed so far ... Read more

Kalabagan stay alive

Kalabagan Krira Chakra kept their hopes of reaching Super Six phase of the Dhaka Premier League alive when they defeated neighbours Kalabagan Cricket Academy by 29 runs at Mirpur on Tuesday. The match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium that was decided on the reserve day, Kalabagan dismissed the Academy side for a paltry 128 runs ... Read more

BCB set to unveil two-tier selection policy for Tigers

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is all set to introduce a unique two-tier selection policy for the national cricket team with the inclusion of national team coach and manager. The BCB president Nazmul Hasan unveiled their plan on Sunday after a meeting with national team head coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and manager Khaled Mahmud.

Kruif hoping against hope

Bangladesh were hoping against hope as they started their preparation for the return leg of Asian Cup Qualification play off against Tajikistan on Sunday. The Central Asian side humiliated Bangladesh 5-0 in their home ground last week and will progress to the qualification round of the tournament unless there is any miracle in Tuesday’s return leg ... Read more

Plenty at stake in DPL final round

The Dhaka Premier League enters into the last round today with plenty of permutations and combinations as at least six teams are in contention for the last three slots of the Super League. Prime Doleshwar confirmed their Super League berth with 14 points while Victoria Sporting Club and Legends of Rupganj also secured that with ... Read more

BHF lenient on vandalism

Mohammedan defender Asaduzzaman Chandan escaped with a light punishment on Sunday, despite publicly assaulting two Pakistani players during a Dhaka Premier League hockey match. Chandan beat Bangladesh Sporting Club’s Pakistani players Siraj Ali and Sahbaz Ali mercilessly during their Saturday’s match and Bangladesh Hockey Federation

Siddik denied Austrian visa

Bangladesh’s iconic golfer Siddikur Rahman missed an opportunity to participate in a European Tour with prize money of one million euro as he was denied of an Austrian visa on Sunday. Siddik, who finished second in the Afro-Asia Bank Mauritius Open last month, was supposed to participate in the Lyoness Open in Austria that is ... Read more

Kalabagan sink Mohammedan

Kalabagan Krira Chakra batsman Tasamul Haque made a marvelous century to help his side win against Mohammedan Sporting Club in their Dhaka Premier League match on Saturday to keep their super league hopes alive. Tasamul made 126 not out, his first ever list ‘A’ century, to guide his side reach 291-4 in 43.1 overs after their ... Read more

Hathurusinghe emphasises on finding leg-spinners

Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusinghe emphasised on hunting leg-spinners as he met with the selectors discussing several issues to take country’s cricket ahead at Mirpur on Saturday. Chandika is expected to be a part of the national team selection panel and took part in the meeting trying to broaden his knowledge about some of the upcoming ... Read more

Tigers’ India tour may defer

The Bangladesh Cricket Board officials hinted on Saturday that the forthcoming one-match Test series against India may be deferred. Bangladesh were expected to complete their maiden tour to India in August but in all likelihood the tour may not take place during that time. According to sources, BCB was recently requested to sent their available time till ... Read more

Ctg Abahani drawn against Sk Russell in Fed Cup

Independence Cup champions Chittagong Abahani were drawn against Sheikh Russell Krira Chakra in Group B of the Federation Cup, scheduled to begin from June 10. Muktijoddha Sangshad Krira Chakra is the other team in the Group B as 12 top-tier teams were split into four groups in the tournament. Reigning champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club

Mash out to prove a point

Kalabagan Krira Chakra skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza will have some points to prove when his team will take on Mohammedan Sporting Club in their 10th round Dhaka Premier League match today. Mashrafee was expecting a call from Mohammedan during the players’ draft having enjoyed a good relationship with the club, but they instead preferred for ... Read more

Abahani edge Sonali Bank move to top

Abahani Limited moved to the top of the points table with a hard-fought 4-3 win over Sonali Bank Sports and Recreation Club in their Premier Hockey League match at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium on Friday. With the win, Abahani took their tally to 17 points from seven matches, one ahead of Usha Krira Chakra, ... Read more

Tigers about to enter golden era, says coach

Bangladesh national team head coach Chandika Hathurusinghe on Thursday predicted that the next two to three years will be exciting for the country’s cricket as this will be high time for some of the senior cricketers to deliver. ‘I think the next two to three years will be Bangladesh’s golden era,’ Hathurusinghe told reporters in ... Read more

B’desh suffer another debacle in Dushanbe

A lackluster Bangladesh national football team suffered a humiliating 0-5 defeat to Tajikistan in their first leg play-off of the Asian Cup qualification at the Pamir Stadium, Dushanbe in Tajikistan on Thursday. The home side went to the break with a clear 3-0 lead and added two more in the second half. Tajikistan took few ... Read more

Pandemonium in hockey continues

The much-interrupted Premier Hockey League match between Usha Krira Chakra and Mohammedan Sporting Club ended in a 3-3 draw but not before further chaos at the Moulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium on Thursday. Both teams locked at 2-2 when the match was stopped on Wednesday after 52 minutes due to bad light. The match resumed ... Read more

BCB in no rush over Fizz

Bangladesh Cricket Board will not rush the decision on allowing paceman Mustafizur Rahman to play for county side Sussex as officials said they need more time to assess his physical condition. Mustafiz is scheduled to join Sussex next week after signing as their second overseas cricketer in March for the NatWest T20 Blast and the ... Read more