Monday, December 11, 2023

Gayle, Gazi resume rivalry

Gladiators face Royals in race-to-final, BPL play-off today Dhaka Gladiators’ new recruit Chris Gayle and Sylhet Royals’ off-spinner Sohag Gazi will resume their rivalry once again when the two teams clash with each other in the race-to-final qualifier of the Bangladesh Premier League on Friday. Gayle and Gazi recently faced off in a bilateral series when ... Read more

Royals thrash KRB to confirm top-two finish

Sylhet Royals joined Dhaka Gladiators in the qualifiers for the final in the Bangladesh Premier League after they trounced Khulna Royal Bengals by a huge 61-run margin at Mirpur on Tuesday. The win, which was backed by two half centuries from Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Paul Sterling, took the Royals’ tally to 16 points from 11 ... Read more

Jahirul propels Duronto

Jahirul Islam extended his purple patch as Duronto Rajshahi registered their third consecutive win, this time over league leaders Sylhet Royals courtesy of their five-wicket win at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Tuesday. Jahirul gave up his captaincy three matches ago to facilitate his batting and the decision earned him rich dividends coming into this game against ... Read more

Injury scare for Tamim

Opening batsman Tamim Iqbal suffered an injury scare on Tuesday while he was fielding for Duronto Rajshahi during his side’s Bangladesh Premier League match against Sylhet Royals. Tamim left the field in sheer pain after he was hit by the ball during the 15th over of Royals’ innings and could not take any further part ... Read more

Royals return to winning ways

Sylhet Royals overcame yet another initial jittery to return to wining ways in the Bangladesh Premier League when they handed Rangpur Riders a five-wicket defeat in Chittagong on Thursday. Nazmul Hossain Milon finally produced a man-of-the-match performance after being the second best performer of a match on quite a few occasions as his 45 from ... Read more

Royals give Kings the blues

Sylhet Royals prevailed over Chittagong Kings by three wickets in a see-saw battle to maintain their unbeaten run in the Bangladesh Premier League in Chittagong on Monday. The roar of the capacity crowd at the MA Aziz Stadium could not inspire the Kings, inarguably the biggest chokers in the tournament, who threw away another

Chigumbura scripts Royals win

Elton Chigumbura and Nazmul Hossain Milon turned the corner to help Sylhet Royals post a four-wicket comeback win over Duronto Rajshahi in their second Bangladesh Premier League match on Sunday. Replying to Duronto’s modest 147-8, Royals looked down and out when they had lost six wickets for 80 runs before Chigumbura joined Nazmul to stun ... Read more

Will their makeover change fortunes?

Preview: Sylhet Royals Will their makeover change fortunes? Having won only two of their ten matches in the first edition of the Bangladesh Premier League, Sylhet Royals went for a complete makeover at the players’ auction this year. Their most expensive buy, Mushfiqur Rahim, who was bought for 205,000 dollars, has been given the responsibility ... Read more