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BD girls trounce Nepal 9-0


Bangladesh upped the ante on their defence of the AFC U-14 Girls Regional Championship, defeating Nepal by a crushing 9-0 margin and emerging Group B champions at the Aviator Stadium in Dushanbe, Tajikistan on April 28, 2016. In their first match of the campaign on Tuesday they defeated India 3-1, with Tahura scoring two goals. She repeated the feat against ... Read More »

PM mesmerised by Mustafizur: AHM Mustafa Kamal


Bangladesh left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman’s exploits in the ongoing Indian Premier League not only made Tigers fans proud but also grabbed the attention of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, herself an ardent sports lover. “The prime minister is mesmerised by the magical performance of Mustafizur Rahman in the IPL,” said Planning Minister and former Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president AHM Mustafa ... Read More »

2022 World Cup stays in Qatar: Infantino


DOHA — Gianni Infantino announced Friday that FIFA will establish a body to monitor working conditions for laborers at Qatar’s 2022 World Cup stadiums and insisted the tournament would stay in the Gulf. Speaking during his first visit to Doha as president of world football’s governing body, Infantino said FIFA would act on criticisms it has done little to protect ... Read More »

South Africa bans rugby, cricket federations from bidding for major tournaments

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JOHANNESBURG: South Africa on Monday banned its national cricket and rugby federations from hosting or bidding for international tournaments for at least a year due to their failure to increase their representation of black players. The government has been pushing for more black players to be included in the nation’s most popular sports but more than two decades after the ... Read More »

Language barrier not a problem for Fizz and Warner


According to Pakistan cricket legend Imran Khan, cricket is probably the sport where the the role of a captain is most essential in determining the fate of his team. During a cricket match, the captain calls all the shots and has to get his message across to his teammates in the heat of battle. Considering the language barrier between Sunrisers ... Read More »

Papon’s 5th-place revelation inaccurate, Tigers still 7th


The revelation that Bangladesh now sit in fifth position in the ODI rankings made by Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Papon upon his return from the International Cricket Council Board (ICC) board meeting in Dubai on Monday has turned out to be inaccurate and a misunderstanding. The ICC ODI rankings are calculated on a three-year or three-season cycle, ... Read More »

Shakib was the most economical bowler


Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan bowled a tidy spell and picked up his first wicket of the Indian Premier League 2016 as Kolkata Knight Riders restricted Rising Pune Supergiants to 160 for five at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadiium in Pune on April 24, 2016. Shakib, who bowled the most economical spell for his side by giving away just 14 ... Read More »

MAGICAL Mustafizur


Little genius, Magical and absolutely unplayable. These were some of the words that were used to describe Mustafizur Rahman's bowling yesterday during the evening Indian Premier League game between Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kings XI Punjab at the Rajiv Gandhi Internaitonal Stadium in Hyderabad yesterday. The pacer's brilliant figures of 2 for 9 in four overs helped restrict Punjab to just ... Read More »

Watch Fizz get Jaddu (Video)

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The 20 year old cutter master from Satkhira, fondly known as the Fizz is showing why he is such a vital cog in Sunrisers Hyderabad team, and the left-arm wonder recorded his most economical spell in the Indian Premier League (IPL) during the ten-wicket win over Gujarat Lions at Rajkot on April 21, 2016. Mustafizur Rahman gave away just 19 ... Read More »

Learning Bangla for Mustafizur, says Warner


Hyderabad Sunrisers’ captain David Warner revealed on Twitter that he is learning Bengali in order to communicate with his team’s most lethal weapon, Bangladeshi sensation Mustafizur Rahman. The hard-hitting Australian wrote: “I was using translation on Google for Fizz. Working out how to speak Bangla he he. Tora tora." Mustafizur is lovingly known as Fizz by his teammates. The ... Read More »

Refreshed Tamim blazes warm-up ton


Tamim Iqbal returned to cricket after a three-week hiatus with a century at Fatullah yesterday. The opener smacked 139 runs in 90 balls during a practice match played between Abahani Limited and Dhaka Premier League title-holders Prime Bank Cricket Club. He smacked 18 fours and five sixes for Abahani and looked to be in sublime form. Speaking to reporters after ... Read More »

Misfields cost Mustafiz more glory


Mustafizur Rahman had a quite day for Hyderabad Sunrisers in their Indian Premier League match against Mumbai Indians on Monday as the Bangladeshi bowler picked just one wicket bowling his full quota. Mustafiz had his worst figure so far in this tournament conceding 32 runs, but he may consider himself unlucky as three boundaries were scored off his bowling due ... Read More »

Knee injury rules Malinga out of IPL


Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga has been ruled out of the IPL, after Mumbai Indians' medical team deemed him unfit for at least another four months. The bone bruise to his left knee is also expected to keep Malinga out of Sri Lanka's forthcoming tour of England, as well as the Caribbean Premier League. Sri Lanka Cricket doctors will ... Read More »

‘It’s a dream to play for Abahani’


The last few months haven't been the best for Taskin Ahmed. In fact, they might have been some of the most frustrating times for the young pacer. At 21, the pacer has already been forced to overcome several obstacles. His injuries have been a constant thorn in his career, which is yet to take off in earnest. In the recent ... Read More »

Sultan teaser: Wait over folks, ‘Haryana ka sher’ is here

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Finally, the moment has come when the fans can take a good look at Salman Khan’s persona in upcoming flick Sultan.After months of teasing with posters and pictures from the sets, the makers have released the first look of Sultan. The 85-second teaser begins with Salman Khan gearing up for a wrestling match.His six-pack abs are clearly visible, and the ... Read More »

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