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BCB starts meeting franchisees to set rules for next BPL

Dhaka —The Bangladesh Crickest Board (BCB) started meetings with the franchise-based Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 teams at the board office in Mirpur on Monday to chalk out a new agreement for a new circle of the event. The BPL governing council conducted meetings with Dhaka Dynamites, Khulna Titans and Rajshahi Kings on the first day today (Monday). “We have ... Read More »

Mahmudullah starts gearing up with batting, bowling

Dhaka – Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad started gearing up after the Eid vacation as he batted for an hour and bowled five overs at the academy ground in Mirpur on Sunday. Mahmudullah had been suffering from several injuries. But as per the latest update, he felt no pain while batting, and bowled five overs without complaining any pain as well. ... Read More »

BD women’s hockey team to play first foreign opponent

Dhaka – The Bangladesh Women’s Hockey team is set to play their first match against a foreign opponent, the Sports Authority of India’s (SAI)-National Women’s Hockey Academy team on Tuesday at Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium here. The match will kick-off at 4 pm (BST).Bangladesh Women’s Hockey team will play six preparatory matches against the Indian side ahead of their maiden ... Read More »

BCB announces 15-member one-day squad for HP

Dhaka, Aug 16 (UNB) — Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Friday announced a 15-member squad for the High-Performance Unit (HP). They will play a three-match one-day and two-match four-day series against their Sri Lankan counterparts. Najmul Hossain Shanto, the 20-year-old top-order batsman, will lead HP while Yasir Ali was appointed as his deputy. On August 18, 21 and 24, Bangladesh ... Read More »

Tigresses off to Netherlands to join training camp

Dhaka – Bangladesh National Women’s Cricket team left here for the Netherlands on Thursday to take part in a 10-day training camp as part of their preparations for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifier’2019 in Scotland. Bangladesh will take on Papua New Guinea in the opening day of the Qualifiers on August 31.Two top teams of the eight –team ... Read More »

Australia leaves bowler Pattinson out for 2nd Ashes test

London (AP/UNB) — Australia has left fast bowler James Pattinson out of its 12-man squad for the second Ashes test against England, giving Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood the chance of a recall at Lord’s. Pattinson made his return to test cricket in the 251-run win at Edgbaston. He collected just two wickets in that game and, although not injured, ... Read More »

Franchises seek consistency in BPL rules

Dhaka – Amid several franchises’ move to rope in star players for their teams for the next season of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has said it has no validity as they are yet to renew contracts with the franchises for a new cycle of the tournament. Most of the franchises who played the last season ... Read More »

BCB XI eliminated from Mini Ranji Trophy

Dhaka – Touring Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Eleven were eliminated from Dr (Capt) K Thimmappaiah Memorial Cricket Tournament of Karnataka losing to Chhattisgarh State Cricket Sangha (SCS) by seven wickets in the four-day semifinal that concluded on the 4th and final day at Alur-1 (Platinum Oval) ground in Bengaluru on Wednesday. Chhattisgarh State Cricket Sangha will play the final against ... Read More »