Thursday, February 29, 2024

‘B’desh will produce many pacers’

Former Pakistani pace bowler Aaqib Javed said on Saturday that Bangladesh will produce some genuine pace bowlers in future as the present generation has their own role models. Aaqib arrived here on Friday to conduct a week long training programme to help the upcoming pace bowlers of the specialised bowling camp as well as the ... Read more

Mustafiz may be operated in UK

The Bangladesh Cricket Board officials on Saturday said that they will take a decision about Mustafizur Rahman’s surgery on next Monday and hinted it could be in England. Mustafiz is expected to go under the knife to have a shoulder surgery early next month which could sideline him for six months as he aggravated his ... Read more

Kingsley saves BU, Muktis taste first win

A stoppage time equaliser from Nigerian forward Nkowcha Kingsley helped Brothers Union to secure a point against Team BJMC as both the sides played out a 1-1 draw in their Bangladesh Premier League match in Chittagong on Saturday. In the day’s second match Muktijoddha Sangshad Krira Chakra tasted their first win of the league with a ... Read more

Liton to miss some BCL matches

Batsman Liton Kumar Das seems uncertain to take part in the first few rounds of Bangladesh Cricket League due to his knee injury, said Bangladesh Cricket Board official on Monday. Liton is currently going through a rehabilitation process that begun on July 18 and had been ruled out for the next four to six weeks ... Read more

Bangladesh’s Rio mission begins today

Bangladesh’s Rio Olympic mission starts today as shooter Abdullah Hel Baki will be the first athlete to fly for Rio de Janeiro along with his Danish coach Klavs Christensen. Chef de mission of Bangladesh contingent, lieutenant general ATM Zahirul Alam will also leave here for Rio today alongside director general of BOA and attaché

BCB to take second opinion on Mustafiz

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is in favour of taking a second opinion before deciding about the surgery of injured pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman, said the officials on Friday. Mustafiz was advised to undergo a surgery by British shoulder specialist Tony Kocchar after his second arthrogram report reconfirmed a grade-2 tear in his bowling shoulder.

Aaqib arrives for pace camp

Former Pakistani pace bowler Aaqib Javed arrived in Dhaka on Friday to conduct a special fast bowling camp for the pacers under the High Performance Programme. Aaqib will start his programme from today through conducting a four-day long specialised pace bowling camp, an expanded programme of the ongoing High Performance unit.

Hosts, Abahani taste first win

Both Dhaka Abahani Limited and Chittagong Abahani tasted their first success in the Bangladesh Premier League winning their respective matches at the MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong on Friday. Dhaka Abahani edged past Feni Soccer Club 1-0 before hosts Chittagong Abahani thrashed Mohammedan Sporting Club by 4-2 goals in an entertaining second match of the ... Read more

Siddik misses the cut in King’s Cup

Siddikur Rahman warmed up for the forthcoming Rio Olympics in the worst possible way when the premier Bangladeshi golfer missed the cut in Thailand’s King’s Cup, now being held in Pattay. Siddik, who finished the opening round in joint 19th place, stumbled to seven-over-par 77 in the second round on Friday to slip to 112th ... Read more

Ashraful set to rise from the ashes

Batsman ineligible for national team and BPL for two more years Suspended former national skipper Mohammad Ashraful is leaving no stone unturned to make a comeback in competitive cricket with the forthcoming Bangladesh Cricket League. Ashraful’s ban, imposed upon him by a special tribunal set-up by the Bangladesh board, is expected to be lifted on ... Read more

Fahad labels Dubai title his best ever

Fahad Rahman, the youngest FIDE Master of Bangladesh, said that the 14th Dubai Junior Chess title was the best achievement of his career so far despite winning four more tournaments abroad. The 13-year old chess sensation returned home on Thursday after lifting the Sheikh Maktoum Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup in the United Arab Emirates ... Read more

Russell suffer second successive defeat

Title aspirants Sheikh Russell Krira Chakra suffered their second successive defeat of the Bangladesh Premier League on Thursday as they were shocked by Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society by 2-0 at the MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong on Thursday. Still smarting from their 0-1 defeat to newcomers Uttar Baridhara in their opening match, Russell dominated

Second report confirms Fizz injury

The second arthrogram report of Bangladesh paceman Mustafizur Rahman reconfirmed a grade-2 tear in his shoulder, said the Bangladesh Cricket Board official on Thursday. Mustafiz underwent the test as the first one found fluid in his shoulder that prevented London-based shoulder specialist Tony Kocchar from taking any decision regarding him.

Soumya uses break for improvement

Although a gap from international cricket may hamper the rhythm of a team, Bangladesh national team batsman Soumya Sarkar said on Thursday it also can help them to recover and rectify mistakes. Soumya entered into the Bangladesh team like a storm and the stylish left-handed batsman was one of the chief architects of Bangladesh’s one-day ... Read more

Tigers may play at US tri-series in August

Bangladesh may feature in a triangular Twenty20 series with India and West Indies in United States of America in the late August, reports The Indian Express. India and West Indies cricket boards are currently considering hosting a few Twenty20 matches at the Central Broward Regional Park at Lauderhill in Florida

Siddik makes modest start in King’s Cup

Ace Bangladeshi golfer Siddikur Rahman made a modest start in Thailand’s King’s Cup, his last competition before the Olympics in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro. The two-time Asian Tour winner finished the first round of the $750,00 tournament in joint 19th place with 13 other players with a two-under-par 68 on Thursday.

BCB ready to put Fizz under the knife

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Wednesday said that they are not willing to take any risk with paceman Mustafizur Rahman and ready to put him under the knife as they expect long-term service from him. Mustafiz will have a second MRI as the first one found fluid in his shoulder that prevented shoulder specialist Tony Kocchar ... Read more

‘Stomach upset’ halts Saintfiet signing

Bangladesh national football team’s Belgian coach Tom Saintfiet has apparently backed out from signing his formal agreement with the Bangladesh Football Federation in order to explore his possibilities of taking the charge of Nigeria national team. Saintfiet was scheduled to sign the agreement on Wednesday but the BFF had to postpone the event abruptly as

Tamim laments lack of Test matches

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal on Wednesday regretted his lack of opportunities to play more Test matches and said with more opportunities he could have excelled more in Test arena. Tamim, who is statistically the most successful Bangladeshi batsman across all formats till date, made his debut on January 4, 2008 and has played only 42 ... Read more

BPL second round begins today

The second round of Bangladesh Premier League begins today after a one-day gap with holders Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club facing Uttar Baridhara at the MA Aziz Stadium in Chittagong. Baridhara, one of the two promoted sides of the league, will take the field as league leaders with an upset 1-0 win over Sheikh Russell, who ... Read more