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Shakib, Mustafizur return after IPL gets suspended

Shakib, Mustafizur return after IPL gets suspended

UNB 2021-05-06 18:33:45

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman arrived in Dhaka from India. They were playing Indian Premier League (IPL) for Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals r...

BCB announces itinerary for Sri Lanka's tour of Bangladesh

BCB announces itinerary for Sri Lanka's tour of Bangladesh

-- 2021-05-05 19:37:00

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday announced the itinerary for this month's Sri Lanka's tour of Bangladesh to play a three-match ODI series. The islanders Sri Lanka will arrive in the capita...

Shakib, Mustafizur must quarantine on return from IPL, DGHS says

Shakib, Mustafizur must quarantine on return from IPL, DGHS says

-- 2021-05-05 10:38:53

Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman will have to be in a 14-day institutional quarantine, in a hotel, on their return after playing the Indian Premier League which is now suspended. ABM Khurshid Al...

Footballers who fast during matches   

Footballers who fast during matches  

Rassiq Aziz Kabir     2021-05-04 21:51:28

Remember the Tunisian goalkeeper who faked injury so that his team mates can break their fast in two consecutive World Cup qualifier games for the National Team? The story went viral in the social med...

BPL Football: Abahani return to winning run outplaying Brothers Union 5-2

BPL Football: Abahani return to winning run outplaying Brothers Union 5-2

-- 2021-05-04 20:12:37

Six-time champion Dhaka Abahani Ltd returned to winning run in the second phase of the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football outplaying lowly Brothers Union Club by 5-2 goals at the Bangaba...

Roma appoint Mourinho as manager for 2021-22 season

Roma appoint Mourinho as manager for 2021-22 season

-- 2021-05-04 19:59:43

AS Roma have named former Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho as their new head coach, the Italian Serie A club announced on Tuesday. According to Reuters, the decision comes after the club annou...

‘Maradona was in agony for the 12 hours leading up to his death’

‘Maradona was in agony for the 12 hours leading up to his death’

CNN 2021-05-04 19:56:12

Diego Maradona was in agony for 12 hours and the medical team treating him was "deficient, reckless and indifferent" when faced with his possible death, according to a report from the medical board ap...

IPL indefinitely suspended due to Covid-19 in India

IPL indefinitely suspended due to Covid-19 in India

REUTERS 2021-05-04 14:56:13

The Indian Premier League Twenty20 cricket tournament has been indefinitely suspended due to the Covid-19 crisis in the country, IPL chairman Brijesh Patel told Reuters on Tuesday. "The tournament st...

Behind Antonio Conte’s Champions League woes   

Behind Antonio Conte’s Champions League woes  

Rassiq Aziz Kabir     2021-05-03 22:22:59

Antonio Conte is en route to dethrone Juventus by clinching Inter Milan's first Serie A title since the unprecedented 2009-10 season, when the team won the continental treble as the very first Itali...

Covid-19 hits IPL: Two KKR players contract coronavirus

Covid-19 hits IPL: Two KKR players contract coronavirus

-- 2021-05-03 15:21:16

Despite ensuring a so-called tightest bio-bubble to avoid Coronavirus infection, two players of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have been tested positive for Covid-19. And as a result, the clash between...

Sri Lankan debutant Jayawickrama crushes Bangladesh with 11-wicket haul

Sri Lankan debutant Jayawickrama crushes Bangladesh with 11-wicket haul

-- 2021-05-03 13:10:57

22-year-old spinner Praveen Jayawickrama returned 11 wickets conceding 178 runs on debut and helped his team to crush Bangladesh by 209 runs with more than two sessions to play in Kandy Test. Jayawic...

Sri Lanka set 437-run target for Bangladesh to win series

Sri Lanka set 437-run target for Bangladesh to win series

-- 2021-05-02 15:54:08

With a 242-run first-innings lead, Sri Lanka declared the second innings of Kandy at 194 for nine and set 437 for Bangladesh to win the series. Bangladesh never won a Test chasing more than 215 runs....

Bangladesh in more trouble as Sri Lanka stretch lead past 400

Bangladesh in more trouble as Sri Lanka stretch lead past 400

-- 2021-05-02 13:30:33

Sri Lanka stretched their lead over 400 with four wickets in hand in the second Test against Bangladesh in Kandy. At the lunch of day four, Sri Lanka were batting at 172 for six. They are now leading...

BPL Football: Mohammedan beat Arambagh 2-1

BPL Football: Mohammedan beat Arambagh 2-1

-- 2021-05-01 21:55:09

Dhaka Mohammedan made a good start to the second phase of the 13-team Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football, beating their neighbour Arambagh 2-1 on Saturday. Mali forward Souleymane Diabate score...

Lankan Lions take charge as Tigers crumble in Kandy

Lankan Lions take charge as Tigers crumble in Kandy

-- 2021-05-01 21:09:02

Sri Lanka are leading by 259 runs against Bangladesh with eight wickets in hand at the end of day three of the second Test in Kandy. Bangladesh were bundled out for 251 runs in their first innings, r...

Aguero fires Man City to brink of title

Aguero fires Man City to brink of title

REUTERS 2021-05-01 20:56:26

Manchester City moved to the brink of a third Premier League title in four seasons as a piece of magic by Sergio Aguero set them on the way to a 2-0 victory at Crystal Palace on Saturday. Pep Guardio...

BCB to provide financial assistance to 1,720 cricketers

BCB to provide financial assistance to 1,720 cricketers

-- 2021-05-01 18:26:57

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will provide financial incentive to 1720 men and women cricketers most of whom are outside the BCB’s existing contract system. Contracted women cricketers how...

Bangladesh staring at defeat as Jayawickrama takes six to trigger Tigers' collapse

Bangladesh staring at defeat as Jayawickrama takes six to trigger Tigers' collapse

-- 2021-05-01 18:10:28

Bangladesh tumbled for 251 in their first innings of the second Test, conceding a huge lead after Sri Lanka declared their first innings on 493/7. With the lead of 242 runs, Sri Lanka opted to not imp...

Competitors to be tested daily for Covid-19 at Tokyo Olympics

Competitors to be tested daily for Covid-19 at Tokyo Olympics

BBC 2021-04-29 20:13:26

Competitors will have daily Covid-19 tests at this summer's Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo. They will also need to wear face masks except when they are "eating, drinking, sleeping, training or com...

The 2nd phase of BPL Football begins Friday

The 2nd phase of BPL Football begins Friday

-- 2021-04-29 19:39:38

The 2nd phase of the 13-team prestigious Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Football begins Friday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here amid Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown in the country. The Covid-...

Sri Lanka opt to bat first, Shoriful makes Test debut

Sri Lanka opt to bat first, Shoriful makes Test debut

-- 2021-04-29 11:44:17

In the second Test of the two-match series between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat first at Kandy on Thursday. In this game, Bangladesh handed the Test cap to the le...

Kandy pitch rated as 'below average'

Kandy pitch rated as 'below average'

-- 2021-04-28 20:38:14

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has rated the pitch used in the first Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh as "below average." In a press release sent to the media on Wednesday evening, the...

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh first Test ends in stalemate

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh first Test ends in stalemate

ESPNCRICINFO 2021-04-25 18:48:25

It was always the likeliest result, and rain ensured that the first Test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in Pallekele ended as a high-scoring draw. No play was possible after tea on the final day, le...

Tamim hits fifty as Bangladesh take lead

Tamim hits fifty as Bangladesh take lead

-- 2021-04-25 16:44:48

With only one session to play in the Kandy Test against Sri Lanka, Tamim Iqbal hit his second fifty of the match and Bangladesh managed to take a lead of seven runs at the Tea break of day five. Tige...

Sri Lanka skipper Karunaratne hits double ton against Bangladesh

Sri Lanka skipper Karunaratne hits double ton against Bangladesh

-- 2021-04-24 20:48:08

Dimuth Karunaratne scored his maiden double hundred as Sri Lanka batted through the day without losing a wicket Saturday to match Bangladesh’s 500-plus score in the first Test. The Sri Lankan c...

Karunaratne, de Silva continue to trouble Bangladesh

Karunaratne, de Silva continue to trouble Bangladesh

-- 2021-04-24 18:43:26

Bangladeshi bowlers have failed to grab any wicket on day four of the Kandy Test against Sri Lanka despite bowling for two full sessions. At the tea break of day four, the hosts were batting at 442 f...

How Real Madrid’s Perez struck a deal too far

How Real Madrid’s Perez struck a deal too far

Reuters 2021-04-24 13:44:58

Florentino Perez is not used to losing, either when signing soccer stars to grace the immaculate turf of Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium or in pulling off multi-billion dollar deals for his...

Sri Lanka makes steady progress against Bangladesh's 541

Sri Lanka makes steady progress against Bangladesh's 541

UNB 2021-04-23 19:54:02

Sri Lanka has responded well to Bangladesh's first-innings total of 541 in the Kandy Test, scoring 229 for three in 73 overs. At the end of day three on Friday, captain Dimuth Karunaratne and all-rou...

Japan promises safe Olympics after unveiling new emergency measures

Japan promises safe Olympics after unveiling new emergency measures

-- 2021-04-23 19:19:39

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday promised to ensure a safe Tokyo Olympics this summer, after announcing a new state of emergency for Tokyo, Osaka and two other prefectures. The measur...

Bangladesh declare first innings at 541/7

Bangladesh declare first innings at 541/7

-- 2021-04-23 13:26:46

Bangladesh declared the first innings of the Kandy Test against Sri Lanka scoring 541 for seven wickets in 173 overs before the lunch break of day three on Friday. Both overnight batsmen, Mushfiqur R...