Thursday, February 29, 2024

BNS, Fatullah get pass mark from Argentine delegates

Bangabandhu National Stadium and Fatullah stadium got a pass mark from the visiting Argentine inspection team as the match and practice venues respectively for the September 6 international friendly between Argentina and Nigeria. A three-member high-profile delegation from Argentina, headed by assistant coach

Bangladesh drown Pakistan in rain

In the end it was a combination of the driving monsoon deluge, a stop-start playing surface and a bit of luck that saw Bangladesh ease to an emphatic 3-0 win over rivals Pakistan in their 2014 World Cup pre-qualifier first leg at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday. In Bangladesh’s most important game for some time, ... Read more

Bangladesh’s World Cup at BNS today

Bangladesh will go into their most high-profile game for some time looking to keep up their unbeaten record of the last five meetings against rivals Pakistan, when the sides meet today in the first-leg of the World Cup Pre-Qualifiers at the Bangabandhu National Stadium. The World Cup in Brazil in 2014 is still about three ... Read more

Kuwait oust Bangladesh

Under-23 team thrashed Bangladesh 3-0 in their away match of the Olympic pre-qualifiers at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Wednesday. The Middle-East football side confirmed their place in the second round of the qualifying phase with 5-0 win on aggregate after they defeated their hosts 2-0 at home as

Bangladesh face Kuwait today

Bangladesh Under-23 national football team will face their Kuwaiti counterpart in the home match of the Olympic pre-qualifiers at the Bangabandhu National Stadium today. The Kuwaiti side played and won one warm-up match against 13-time Kuwait Premier League champion club Al Qadsia SC after their February’s first leg match against Bangladesh which

Cricket gala begins

The 10th Cricket World Cup, a 49-match six-week sporting marathon was formally launched by Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina amidst thunderous cheers here this evening in the renovated Bangabandhu National Stadium in a blaze of colour and pageantry. “ It gives me great pleasure to declare the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup open,” said Sheikh ... Read more

Skippers in rickshaws as World Cup opens

Captains of the 14 competing teams at the World Cup paraded through Dhaka’s historic Bangabandhu Stadium on Thursday in brightly coloured rickshaws, the transport of choice in this teeming city. Protected by a sheet of bullet-proof glass, Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina watched as home skipper Shakib Al Hasan brought up the rear of the ... Read more

Enchantment at Bangabandhu

The Bangabandhu National Stadium (BNS) has a special place in the hearts of Bangladeshis, as it is where Bangladesh took its first tentative steps in top flight cricket. It had faded a bit when cricket was transferred to the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in 2005, but all the passion came roaring back as the revamped venue ... Read more

Rickshaws bring them luck!

Hundreds performed in the gala opening ceremony of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, but fourteen, were simply exceptional for their roles in the show as they entered the field with 14 captains of participating nations on their rickshaws after the welcome song performed by singers Arnob, Mila, Balam, Elita, Hridoy Khan, Kona and Tipu

Beautiful new BNS

As you approach gate No.1 of the Bangabandhu National Stadium, you’ll get to see beautiful murals depicting figures of a cricketer in bowling action, a weight lifter, a swimmer and many more different athletes. Once covered with dust and garbage with a public toilet in place, the space now boasts such art pieces as well ... Read more

A cry for football

The thought of having to share the Bangabandhu National Stadium with cricket came as a big surprise to many sports organisers especially those involved with football but they wanted to believe that the premier of the government has been provided with a one-sided information on purpose. “We have come to know it through newspapers and ... Read more