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India gets 3-1 series victory over England to reach WTC final

India gets 3-1 series victory over England to reach WTC final

-- 2021-03-06 21:10:59

Virat Kohli's India burnished their formidable home record with a 3-1 series victory over England on Saturday, the tourists flunking another trial-by-spin inside three days in the fourth and final Tes...

Tokyo Olympic organisers unlikely to accept overseas fans

Tokyo Olympic organisers unlikely to accept overseas fans

Kyodo 2021-03-06 18:45:49

The organisers of this summer's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics will most likely not allow overseas spectators to attend the mega sporting event, as global efforts to curb the spread of the novel coron...

Bangladesh team safe in New Zealand after earthquake

Bangladesh team safe in New Zealand after earthquake

-- 2021-03-05 19:53:30

Members of the Bangladesh national cricket team are safe and sound in New Zealand, said Jalal Yunus, the chairman of the media and communication committee of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). At 2:27am...

The resurgence of Joe Root

The resurgence of Joe Root

AYMAN CHOWDHURY 2021-03-04 12:08:19

Joe Root provides the sanity in the otherwise destructive batting line-up of England’s ODI team. But what he brings to the test team is a whole different story. A veteran of 100 tests, the leade...

India vs England to determine World Test Championship final

India vs England to determine World Test Championship final

-- 2021-03-03 17:10:53

After the contentious two-day test gave India a 2-1 series lead against England, the series and the World Test Championship equations are simple ahead of the fourth cricket test at Ahmedabad. A win o...

Reviving test cricket

Reviving test cricket

AYMAN CHOWDHURY 2021-03-03 12:49:58

The recently concluded Border Gavasker trophy between India and Australia was a testament to why test cricket is the premier version of the sport. Even the first test between Bangladesh and West Indie...

BCB announces women cricket teams for Bangladesh Games

BCB announces women cricket teams for Bangladesh Games

-- 2021-03-02 19:47:12

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Tuesday announced three different teams for the upcoming Bangabandhu 9th Bangladesh Games. Along with the national team members, many young cricketers got the chance...

Police investigate possible role of foreigners in Barcelona riots

Police investigate possible role of foreigners in Barcelona riots

-- 2021-03-02 17:43:37

Police members of Spain are investigating the role of foreign citizens in riots over the jailing of a Spanish rapper that have rocked Barcelona for the past two weeks, a police source said. Catalan r...

Bangladesh’s Test captains: Too stereotypical, bookish?

Bangladesh’s Test captains: Too stereotypical, bookish?

Ahmed Tanvir 2021-03-01 21:29:16

Indian legend MS Dhoni once said, “To win a Test match, you need 20 wickets. So that's the only answer I can give because it doesn't matter how well you bat, how well you are there for five days...

India beat England in day-night test inside two days

India beat England in day-night test inside two days

-- 2021-02-26 13:04:42

India’s Axar Patel claimed an 11-wicket match haul as they beat England by 10 wickets inside two days in the day-night third test on Thursday, dashing the tourists’ hopes of making the fin...

Becoming a sportsman: Are academies the only way out there?

Becoming a sportsman: Are academies the only way out there?

MANSURUL KAFI 2021-02-26 13:01:30

Sportsmen and athletes in general inspire us. They inspire us to chase our dreams. Successful sportsmen are regarded as icons, and often mass audiences take pride in them. We, the Bangladeshis, are ve...

Liverpool’s spectacular downfall: What happened to the champions?

Liverpool’s spectacular downfall: What happened to the champions?

MANSURUL KAFI 2021-02-25 13:07:07

An attribute that Klopp once labelled the Liverpool side, mentality monsters is clearly missing now. This current Liverpool side have been a shadow of what they were during the previous season. They m...

Tiger Woods suffers serious leg injuries in car crash

Tiger Woods suffers serious leg injuries in car crash

-- 2021-02-24 11:01:21

Golf champion Tiger Woods was hospitalised in Los Angeles on Tuesday with severe leg injuries suffered when his car careened off a road and rolled down a hillside, requiring rescue crews to pry him fr...

Evaly sponsors Bangladesh cricket team's NZ tour

Evaly sponsors Bangladesh cricket team's NZ tour

-- 2021-02-22 20:48:00

The country’s top e-commerce company Evaly has sponsored the Bangladesh team for the forthcoming New Zealand tour, says a press release. At the same time, eFood, a subsidiary of Evaly, has spon...

Djokovic wins record-extending ninth Australian Open title, thrashing Medvedev

Djokovic wins record-extending ninth Australian Open title, thrashing Medvedev

Reuters 2021-02-21 17:36:22

In the climax of a tournament overshadowed by COVID-19 pandemic uncertainty, Novak Djokovic remained an unbreakable force as he thrashed Daniil Medvedev to claim a record-extending ninth Australian Op...

Tigers likely to tour Sri Lanka in mid-April

Tigers likely to tour Sri Lanka in mid-April

-- 2021-02-20 20:57:39

Bangladesh cricket team is likely to tour Sri Lanka in mid-April this year, Nizamuddin Chowdhury, CEO of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), told the media on Saturday. The Tigers were originally schedul...

Osaka shines to claim second Australian Open crown

Osaka shines to claim second Australian Open crown

-- 2021-02-20 18:07:20

Naomi Osaka gave Jennifer Brady a lesson in Grand Slam tennis as she cruised to a 6-4 6-3 win to secure her second Australian Open title on Saturday and cement her standing as the new queen of the wom...

Djokovic defends Australian Open dynasty against Medvedev rampage

Djokovic defends Australian Open dynasty against Medvedev rampage

REUTERS 2021-02-20 11:42:36

A very different Australian Open comes to a familiar end on Sunday as Novak Djokovic looks to thwart another challenge to his Melbourne Park dynasty from the latest Grand Slam aspirant in Daniil Medve...

BCB announces Bangladesh squad for New Zealand tour

BCB announces Bangladesh squad for New Zealand tour

-- 2021-02-19 18:07:01

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Friday announced a 20-member squad for the New Zealand tour of three ODIs and as many T20Is. The team will depart on February 23, reports UNB. The ODIs of this tour...

Shakib allowed to miss Sri Lanka Tests for IPL

Shakib allowed to miss Sri Lanka Tests for IPL

-- 2021-02-19 17:03:48

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has granted Shakib Al Hasan to take a leave during next month's Test series against Sri Lanka so he can take part in upcoming edition of Indian Premier League (IPL)....

Shakib back in Kolkata Knight Riders for upcoming IPL

Shakib back in Kolkata Knight Riders for upcoming IPL

-- 2021-02-18 20:07:11

Ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been roped in by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), his old team, for the upcoming season of Indian Premier League (IPL). Auction for the new season of IPL took place on...

Seiko Hashimoto takes over as Tokyo Olympic president

Seiko Hashimoto takes over as Tokyo Olympic president

-- 2021-02-18 15:37:48

Seiko Hashimoto appeared in seven Olympics — four Winter Olympics and three Summer Olympics. According to historian Dr Bill Mallon, her seven appearances is the most by any “multi-season&r...

Naomi Osaka ends Serena Williams' record bid, reaches Australian Open final

Naomi Osaka ends Serena Williams' record bid, reaches Australian Open final

-- 2021-02-18 13:09:46

Naomi Osaka ended Serena Williams’ bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title in a storm of power hitting on Thursday, humbling the American great 6-3 6-4 to reach her second Australian Op...

Swiss prosecutors appeal acquittal of ex-FIFA executive, Qatari businessman

Swiss prosecutors appeal acquittal of ex-FIFA executive, Qatari businessman

REUTERS 2021-02-18 10:31:37

Swiss prosecutors have appealed against court verdicts clearing former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke of bribery and Qatari sports and broadcasting executive Nasser Al-Khelaifi of offering him i...

Serena comes through Halep test to reach semi-finals

Serena comes through Halep test to reach semi-finals

-- 2021-02-17 11:41:06

Serena Williams came through a huge test of her Australian Open title credentials to reach the last four at Melbourne Park for the ninth time with a 6-3 6-3 victory over Simona Halep in a high quality...

India level England series 1-1 with big win

India level England series 1-1 with big win

-- 2021-02-16 17:24:59

India made a roaring comeback into the four-match Test series against England as they wrapped up the second Test at Chennai by 317 runs on the fourth day to level the series 1-1. The victory is a hug...

Kyrgios mocks Djokovic with grand entrance

Kyrgios mocks Djokovic with grand entrance

-- 2021-02-15 10:50:18

Nick Kyrgios renewed his running feud with Novak Djokovic on Sunday when he mocked the world number one with a grand entrance to an empty Margaret Court Arena for his doubles match. Before a men&rsqu...

সেরা দল ছাড়াই সেরা সাফল্য পেল ওয়েস্ট ইন্ডিজ

সেরা দল ছাড়াই সেরা সাফল্য পেল ওয়েস্ট ইন্ডিজ

-- 2021-02-14 20:15:19

মিরপুর টেস্টে বাংলাদেশের ১৭ উইকেট পতনের দিনে ১৭ রানের জয়ে ২-০তে টেস্ট সিরিজ জিতে নিল ওয়েস্ট ইন্ডিজ। স্পিন ঝলক আর ব্যাটসম্যানদের ব্যর্থতায় ম্যাচ শেষ চতুর্থ দিনেই। নিয়মিত অধিনায়ক ও সেরা দল ছাড়াই বিরুদ্...

West Indies win by 17 runs to sweep Test series against Bangladesh

West Indies win by 17 runs to sweep Test series against Bangladesh

-- 2021-02-14 19:00:33

Bangladesh’s batting once again imploded on a day that saw 17 wickets go down as Rahkeem Cornwall took four scalps to fire the inexperienced West Indies to a slim 17-run win in Dhaka and sweep t...

Bangladesh need 231 to level Test series against West Indies

Bangladesh need 231 to level Test series against West Indies

-- 2021-02-14 13:22:12

Bangladesh need 231 to level Test series against West Indies in the Dhaka Test. Fierce and accurate bowling attack by Tigers saw the Caribbeans crumble for 117 in their second innings of the second T...