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Litton, Mushfiqur stand tall as Bangladesh closes day at 277/5

Litton, Mushfiqur stand tall as Bangladesh closes day at 277/5

-- 2022-05-23 20:47:02

Litton Das (135) and Mushfiqur Rahim (115) have hauled Bangladesh on course for an imposing first-innings total after Sri Lanka blew away five wickets within the first hour of the second Test. The du...

Mushfiqur hits another century against Sri Lanka

Mushfiqur hits another century against Sri Lanka

-- 2022-05-23 17:14:32

Mushfiqur Rahim, one of the mainstays of the Bangladesh batting line, smashed another ton in the ongoing two-match series against Sri Lanka on Monday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. Mushfi...

Hope and despair for country’s boxing picture through Sura Chakma’s glory

Hope and despair for country’s boxing picture through Sura Chakma’s glory

SHADIQUE MAHBUB ISLAM 2022-05-23 17:07:49

Sura Krishna Chakma is the champion of the ‘Xcel presents South Asian Pro Boxing Fight Night - The Ultimate Glory’, the first professional boxing tournament in Bangladesh organised by the...

4 titles in 5 years: Manchester City deserves much more praise

4 titles in 5 years: Manchester City deserves much more praise

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-05-23 14:55:06

Premier League at its best.  Till the 75th minute, nobody knew who is going to win. Liverpool was on par with Wolves at Anfield; at Etihad, things got messed up. Astonishingly, Villa were leadin...

Tigers look to battle back after losing 5 quick wickets in Mirpur

Tigers look to battle back after losing 5 quick wickets in Mirpur

-- 2022-05-23 12:36:47

Bangladesh have lost five quick wickets at the start of the 2nd Test against Sri Lanka in Mirpur. Kasun Rajitha and Asitha Fernando razed the top order, with Rajitha bagging three wickets and Ferna...

Shakib’s firms asked to explain commodity exchange business

Shakib’s firms asked to explain commodity exchange business

-- 2022-05-22 20:15:00

Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission has ordered two companies, owned by cricketer Shakib Al Hasan, to explain their commodity exchange business without obtaining permission. The companies a...

ICC chairman visits Sheikh Hasina Stadium 

ICC chairman visits Sheikh Hasina Stadium 

-- 2022-05-22 18:44:07

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Greg Barclay has arrived in Dhaka on a two-day visit to Bangladesh.  On the first day of his trip, Mr Barclay visited the Sheikh Hasina Cricket S...

Survival, Silverware, Supremacy - all at stake ahead of the final match-day of Premier League

Survival, Silverware, Supremacy - all at stake ahead of the final match-day of Premier League

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-05-22 17:13:52

After two seasons of break, Premier League is back to its usual best. 37 weeks of football were not enough to find a clear champion of England. So, it’s down to the very last day, the very last...

Bangladesh eye Test series win against Sri Lanka

Bangladesh eye Test series win against Sri Lanka

-- 2022-05-22 17:08:20

Bangladesh vowed to come out with all guns blazing to win the two-match series as they will take on Sri Lanka in the second and final game on Monday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. Accordi...

Premier League final game-week: Battles of individual glory

Premier League final game-week: Battles of individual glory

Ahnaf Wazed Khan 2022-05-22 14:23:20

The clock is ticking. In only a few hours, the final matchday of the Premier League will kick-off. Everything will be decided just 2 hours from that moment. The glorious champions, the agonizing runn...

Mbappe agrees in principle to stay at PSG

Mbappe agrees in principle to stay at PSG

-- 2022-05-21 20:16:26

France forward Kylian Mbappe has agreed in principle to stay at Paris St-Germain. The 2018 World Cup winner, 23, had been heavily linked with a move to Real Madrid but has committed his future to the...

Mushfiqur to skip West Indies series to perform hajj

Mushfiqur to skip West Indies series to perform hajj

-- 2022-05-21 17:32:52

Wicketkeeper-batter Mushfiqur Rahim is set to skip the upcoming West Indies tour of Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said the cricketer is on leave to perform hajj, reports UNB. The de...

New Zealand finds three positive Covid tests on tour in England

New Zealand finds three positive Covid tests on tour in England

-- 2022-05-20 18:09:53

Three members of New Zealand's cricket team tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday shortly before a warmup match against Sussex. Fastbowler Blair Tickner, batter Henry Nicholls and bowling coach Shan...

Female referees to officiate at men's World Cup for first time in Qatar

Female referees to officiate at men's World Cup for first time in Qatar

-- 2022-05-19 20:33:24

Female referees will officiate matches at this year's men's World Cup for the first time in the tournament's history. France's Stephanie Frappart, Rwanda's Salima Mukansanga and Japan's Yoshimi Yamas...

Chattogram Test ends in draw as stubborn Sri Lanka holds firm

Chattogram Test ends in draw as stubborn Sri Lanka holds firm

-- 2022-05-19 19:07:45

The Chattogram Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka ended in a draw after Sri Lankan batters held it firm despite losing two quick wickets late fourth day and two more on the early fifth day. The un...

Barca’s Aubameyang retires from international football

Barca’s Aubameyang retires from international football

-- 2022-05-19 17:17:28

Gabon captain and Barcelona striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has retired from international football before 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying. The 32-year-old made a total of 68 appearances for...

Chattogram Test: Bangladesh stays ahead at the end of day four against Sri Lanka

Chattogram Test: Bangladesh stays ahead at the end of day four against Sri Lanka

-- 2022-05-18 21:59:41

Bangladesh kept them on the front foot in the series-opening Test against Sri Lanka after the century of Mushfiqur Rahim and nice work from the bowlers on day four at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in...

Mushfiq scores his eighth century in Test cricket

Mushfiq scores his eighth century in Test cricket

-- 2022-05-18 17:08:01

A steady and careful Mushfiqur Rahim has scored his eighth century in Test cricket against Sri Lanka in Chattogram. Mushfiq glanced his 270th delivery, beating the diving fielder at fine leg, to brin...

Will Robert Lewandowski fit in Xavi's system?

Will Robert Lewandowski fit in Xavi's system?

Rassiq Aziz Kabir 2022-05-18 15:00:01

Robert Lewandowski has decided not to extend his contract with Bayern Munich and according to most of the sources, is close to making a move to FC Barcelona. With Xavi Hernandez at the helm, Barcelon...

Mushfiq becomes first Bangladeshi to reach 5,000 runs in Tests

Mushfiq becomes first Bangladeshi to reach 5,000 runs in Tests

-- 2022-05-18 14:14:17

When Mushfiqur Rahim and Tamim Iqbal were playing age-group cricket, the two were roommates. They became friends. But only one would earn the glory of becoming the first Bangladeshi batsman to earn...

Bangladesh to play tri-nation T20 series in New Zealand ahead of T20 WC

Bangladesh to play tri-nation T20 series in New Zealand ahead of T20 WC

-- 2022-05-17 20:11:32

Jalal Yunus, chairman of the cricket operation of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), said Bangladesh will participate in a tri-nation T20 series in New Zealand ahead of the T20 World Cup later this y...

Mushfiqur, Liton grind Sri Lanka after Tamim’s ton

Mushfiqur, Liton grind Sri Lanka after Tamim’s ton

-- 2022-05-17 18:45:04

Mushfiqur Rahim and Liton Das hit fifties each in the Chattogram Test against Sri Lanka on Tuesday. At the end of day three, Bangladesh was batting at 318 for three in 107 overs with Mushfiqur and Li...

24 years of the historic 'Mohammad Rafique Show'

24 years of the historic 'Mohammad Rafique Show'

Shajedul Rahin 2022-05-17 16:25:13

The year 1998. Winning an ODI against any team was a hard row to hoe for Bangladesh. For 12 long years, Bangladesh had never won a single ODI match, having played 23 in that time period, until May 17,...

Fluent start for Tigers after Sri Lanka’s 397

Fluent start for Tigers after Sri Lanka’s 397

-- 2022-05-16 19:41:08

Openers Tamim Iqbal (35) and Mahmudul Hasan Joy (31) have given Bangladesh a fluent start to their first innings after Nayeem Hasan’s career-best six-wicket haul wrapped up Sri Lanka for 397 in...

Heartbreak for Mathews as he joins 199 club

Heartbreak for Mathews as he joins 199 club

-- 2022-05-16 17:55:47

Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews became the 12th batter in the history of Test cricket to be out on 199. His heartbreak feat came against Bangladesh Monday at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium when he tried to...

Chelsea losing consecutive finals: Where lies the problem?

Chelsea losing consecutive finals: Where lies the problem?

Mahtab Jamil 2022-05-16 16:50:08

In the FA cup final, Chelsea lost 6-5 on penalties to Liverpool with Cesar Azpilicueta and Mason Mount missing their individual penalties.  With this, Chelsea become the first team in history to...

Nayeem's career-best bowling dismisses Sri Lanka for 397

Nayeem's career-best bowling dismisses Sri Lanka for 397

-- 2022-05-16 16:40:15

Bangladesh’s offspinner Nayeem Hasan registered his career-best 6-105 as the hosts wrapped up Sri Lanka for 397 in their first innings of the first Test at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium here tod...

Sri Lanka end day 1 at 258/4, Mathews hits ton

Sri Lanka end day 1 at 258/4, Mathews hits ton

-- 2022-05-15 18:29:57

Angelo Mathews hit an unbeaten century on Sunday to guide Sri Lanka to comfortably finish at 258-4 the first day of the first Test against Bangladesh in Chattogram. Bangladesh bagged two wickets in t...

First Test against Bangladesh: Sri Lanka make steady progress after early trouble

First Test against Bangladesh: Sri Lanka make steady progress after early trouble

-- 2022-05-15 17:47:19

Sri Lanka made steady progress after early trouble as they reached 158-2 at tea on day one of the first Test against Bangladesh at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Sunday. Kusal Mendis...

Adios, Roy - the man of big stages

Adios, Roy - the man of big stages

Shajedul Rahin 2022-05-15 17:11:02

As a tragic car crash takes the life of Andrew Symonds, the cricket world mourns in utter disbelief and shock.  The former Aussie all-rounder was a two-time World Champion and a man who used to...