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Mushfiqur takes a spot in Wisden’s Test XI for cricketers who started as teenagers

Mushfiqur takes a spot in Wisden’s Test XI for cricketers who started as teenagers

-- 2021-01-03 18:27:40

Veteran Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has received the honour of a spot in Wisden’s Teenage Riot Test XI - A team of greats who started young. In a year-ending report, Wisden...

Australia-India Test schedule under threat over strict quarantine rules

Australia-India Test schedule under threat over strict quarantine rules

-- 2021-01-03 17:01:02

The schedule for Australia's Test series against India was under threat again on Sunday after reports the tourists were unhappy at the prospect of re-entering strict quarantine for the fourth Test in...

Pope Francis calls compatriot Maradona a fragile poet

Pope Francis calls compatriot Maradona a fragile poet

-- 2021-01-03 10:37:16

Pope Francis has hailed fellow Argentine Diego Maradona as a “poet” on the pitch, but also acknowledged his frailty away from the sport. In a wide-ranging interview with Italian sports da...

No scope for Mashrafe return, hints BCB chief

No scope for Mashrafe return, hints BCB chief

-- 2021-01-02 21:24:23

Bangladesh national cricket team is all set to start gearing up from next week for the home series against West Indies, which will begin with three-match ODI competition. Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, who has...

Five Indian players isolated as boards investigate protocol breach

Five Indian players isolated as boards investigate protocol breach

-- 2021-01-02 19:30:13

Five India cricketers were placed in isolation while the Australian and Indian cricket boards investigate allegations of breach of biosecurity protocols after a video surfaced showing the players eati...

Sourav Ganguly suffers heart attack

Sourav Ganguly suffers heart attack

UNB 2021-01-02 18:01:09

India's cricket board chief Sourav Ganguly, popularly known as 'Dada', has suffered a heart attack. The 48-year-old former India skipper was rushed to a leading private hospital in the city of Kolkat...

Norway footballer Omar Elabdellaoui injured in firework incident

Norway footballer Omar Elabdellaoui injured in firework incident

-- 2021-01-02 09:26:02

Norwegian soccer player Omar Elabdellaoui was hospitalised with eye damage and facial burns after fireworks exploded in his hand at his home in Istanbul on New Year’s Eve, his Turkish club Galat...

Cricketing fraternity looking forward to forgetting 2020

Cricketing fraternity looking forward to forgetting 2020

-- 2021-01-01 17:29:35

A new year is just around the corner. Like every walks of life, the cricketing fraternity of Bangladesh is also looking forward to forgetting the year of 2020 which started with joy and ended up with...

ManU's Cavani banned over 'negrito' social media post

ManU's Cavani banned over 'negrito' social media post

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-01-01 12:43:03

Manchester United's Edinson Cavani has been given a three-match ban and a £100,000 fine for a social media post containing a Spanish phrase that is offensive in some contexts, BBC reports. The...

Mushfiqur expects a successful year

Mushfiqur expects a successful year

-- 2021-01-01 11:55:41

Bangladesh’s dependable batsman Mushfiqur Rahim is expecting a good year after much of the 2020 was eaten up by the Covid-19 pandemic around the world, UNB reports. In the year 2020, Bangladesh...

F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton knighted

F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton knighted

BBC 2020-12-31 19:21:28

Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has been knighted in the Queen's New Year Honours list. The Briton, 35, sealed a seventh drivers' title at the Turkish Grand Prix in November - equalling Micha...

US Army's 24 football players linked to cheating scandal

US Army's 24 football players linked to cheating scandal

REUTERS 2020-12-31 08:28:16

Two dozen football players at Army have been linked to an academic cheating scandal at the military academy, USA Today reported Wednesday. Last week, USA Today said that 73 cadets at the U.S. Militar...

Fed Cup Football: Abahani, Mohammedan, Sk Russel, Sk Jamal reach quarterfinals

Fed Cup Football: Abahani, Mohammedan, Sk Russel, Sk Jamal reach quarterfinals

-- 2020-12-30 23:35:49

Dhaka Abahani on Wednesday confirmed a berth in the quarterfinals, along with Mohammedan SC, after beating Muktijoddha Sangsad in the Federation Cup Football 2020. With the 2-1 win at Bangabandhu Nat...

NZ beat Pakistan by 101 runs in first test

NZ beat Pakistan by 101 runs in first test

-- 2020-12-30 21:26:21

New Zealand’s bowlers produced a late final session surge to guide their side to a tense 101-run victory over Pakistan in the first test in Mount Maunganui on Wednesday and keep alive their hope...

Tennis tournament in Indian Wells postponed

Tennis tournament in Indian Wells postponed

-- 2020-12-30 09:14:41

The prestigious BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament in Indian Wells that was scheduled to be held in California in March has been postponed due to Covid-19 concerns, organisers said on Tuesday. It mar...

Southee bags 300th Test wicket as NZ inch closer to victory against pakistan

Southee bags 300th Test wicket as NZ inch closer to victory against pakistan

-- 2020-12-29 14:51:09

Tim Southee took his 300th Test wicket as New Zealand closed in on victory over Pakistan in the first Test at Mount Maunganui. Southee claimed 2-15 as Pakistan ended day four on 71-3 in pursuit of an...

Rahane's India turn tables on Australia to level series

Rahane's India turn tables on Australia to level series

-- 2020-12-29 10:53:17

A rejuvenated India shorn of Virat Kohli turned the tables on Australia to claim the second test in Melbourne with a rousing eight-wicket victory within four days and breathe life into the series. Ne...

Bashundhara Kings reach quarterfinals of Federation Cup football

Bashundhara Kings reach quarterfinals of Federation Cup football

-- 2020-12-29 09:50:00

Star-studded Bashundhara Kings smartly reached the quarterfinals of the 32nd Federation Cup Football 2020 as the Group C champions beating Chittagong Abahani 1-0 in a group-deciding match on Monday, U...

India smell famous victory against Australia at MCG

India smell famous victory against Australia at MCG

BBC 2020-12-28 16:41:15

Australia face an uphill task to avoid defeat by India in the second Test after collapsing on the third day in Melbourne. Trailing by 131 on first innings, the hosts lost three wickets for one run as...

Bowlers help NZ take control of first test against Pakistan

Bowlers help NZ take control of first test against Pakistan

-- 2020-12-28 13:31:33

New Zealand’s bowlers took a couple of rain and hail shower delays in their stride and slowly broke down Pakistan’s stubborn resistance to help the hosts take control of the first test on...

Andy Murray awarded wildcard for Australian Open

Andy Murray awarded wildcard for Australian Open

-- 2020-12-28 10:21:56

Britain’s former world number one Andy Murray has been awarded a wildcard for February’s Australian Open, tournament director Craig Tiley said on Sunday. The main draw entry for the first...

Shakib in ICC’s Best ODI XI for shining performance over last decade

Shakib in ICC’s Best ODI XI for shining performance over last decade

-- 2020-12-27 19:10:56

The Tigers’ ace allrounder Shakib Al Hasan has been rewarded with a spot in the International Cricket Council’s Best ODI XI team for his consistent show over the last decade. The global c...

Rahane's ton gives tourists lead in Boxing Day Test

Rahane's ton gives tourists lead in Boxing Day Test

-- 2020-12-27 15:38:31

Stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane's brilliant unbeaten century gave India control of the Boxing Day Test against Australia on day two. Rahane, leading India in place of Virat Kohli who has returned hom...

Williamson leads NZ to post 400-plus runs, Pakistan start struggling

Williamson leads NZ to post 400-plus runs, Pakistan start struggling

-- 2020-12-27 13:57:03

Kyle Jamieson made a crucial late breakthrough to put New Zealand on top against Pakistan at the end of the second day of the first test in Mount Maunganui on Sunday. Abid Ali was on 19 with nightwat...

Sri Lanka take control against South Africa as De Silva, Chandimal star on day one

Sri Lanka take control against South Africa as De Silva, Chandimal star on day one

-- 2020-12-27 11:11:04

Sri Lanka took early control of the first test in South Africa with strong middle-order performances from Dhananjaya de Silva and Dinesh Chandimal leading their team to 340-6 at stumps on the opening...

Boxing Day Test: India bowl Australia out for 195, Smith makes rare duck

Boxing Day Test: India bowl Australia out for 195, Smith makes rare duck

-- 2020-12-26 15:25:44

Australia's talisman Steve Smith fell for his first Test duck in over four years as India dismissed the hosts for 195 on day one of the Boxing Day Test. Smith was removed by off-spinner Ravichandran...

Man City's Jesus, Walker test corona-positive

Man City's Jesus, Walker test corona-positive

-- 2020-12-26 11:13:05

Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus and defender Kyle Walker have tested positive for Covid-19, the Premier League club said on Friday. Two other City staff members have also tested positive for th...

England batsman of 1960s Edrich dies

England batsman of 1960s Edrich dies

-- 2020-12-26 11:07:01

Former England batsman John Edrich, who made more than 100 first-class centuries, has died at the age of 83, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Friday. Edrich scored more than 5,000 ru...

Japan's domestic sponsors agree to extend contracts for delayed Tokyo games

Japan's domestic sponsors agree to extend contracts for delayed Tokyo games

-- 2020-12-25 13:53:51

Tokyo 2020 organisers said on Thursday that all 68 domestic sponsors for the Summer Olympics have agreed in principle to extend their contracts for the delayed games, as growing coronavirus infections...

Footballer Salah happy at Liverpool: Klopp

Footballer Salah happy at Liverpool: Klopp

-- 2020-12-25 13:41:46

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has said that Mohamed Salah is in a “good moment” and is happy at Liverpool, dismissing media speculation the Egyptian wants to leave the club. Salah told...