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BCB sacks two 1st Class coaches for not selecting leg-spinners

Dhaka — The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) took a stern step against two coaches at First Class level for not selecting leg-spinners in their respective playing XIs in the ongoing National Cricket League (NCL). BCB dismissed Rangpur Division coach Masud Parvez and Dhaka Division coach Zahangir Alam for not picking any leg-spinners in their playing XI in their second round ... Read More »

Malinga back to lead Sri Lanka for Australia T20s

Colombo (AP/UNB) — Lasith Malinga will return to lead Sri Lanka in a three-match Twenty20 cricket series against Australia but many players from the young team that performed well on the tour of Pakistan have retained their places. Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis and Niroshan Dickwella were the other senior players included in a 16-man squad announced by Sri Lanka Cricket ... Read More »

Bangladesh Basketball team to fly for Singapore on Friday

Dhaka – Bangladesh National Basketball team will fly for Singapore on Friday (October 18) to play some preparatory matches with Singapore National team as well as to participate in training session under an experience coach there. Bangladesh team will tour Singapore as part of their preparation for the ensuing 13th South Asian Games scheduled to be held in Nepal during ... Read More »

Ready to do anything to save my career: Saifuddin

Dhaka – Bangladesh all-rounder Mohammad Saifuddin who has long been suffering from a back injury has said he is up to make any change to his bowling action in order to save his career. The 22-year-old all-rounder played for Bangladesh last month in the tri-series also involving Afghanistan and Zimbabwe. However, he was not allowed to bowl more than four ... Read More »

BD squad for ACC Women’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup announced

Dhaka – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday announced a 15-member Bangladesh squad for the ACC Women’s Emerging Teams Asia Cup’ 2019 beginning in Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Tuesday (October 22). Four teams – India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh –will compete in the week-long tournament. Shaila Sharmin will lead the Bangladesh team in Sri Lanka. Bangladesh will play ... Read More »

Bulgaria arrests 6 soccer fans following racist acts

Sofia, Oct 16 (AP/UNB) — Bulgarian police arrested six soccer fans Wednesday and identified 15 people linked to making racist gestures, including Nazi salutes, during a European Championship qualifying match against England. Bulgarian fans also directed monkey noises at England’s black players during the match, which was halted twice in an effort to stop the racist abuse. England won the ... Read More »

Both Bangladeshi players lose their first matches

Dhaka – Both the Bangladeshi players lost their first round matches in the World Junior (Under-20) Chess Championships in Delhi on Tuesday. Swarnavo Choudhury of Bangladesh lost to FM Dobrovoljc Vid of Slovenia while WFM Noshin Anjum lost to WIM Aakanksha Hagawane of India in the first round games of the World Junior (Under-20) Chess Championships-2019, Open & Girls sections. ... Read More »

Shakib’s participation in NCL under doubt

Dhaka — The participation of Bangladesh Test and T20 captain Shakib Al Hasan in the ongoing first class National Cricket League (NCL) is under doubt. After the tri-series T20 last month, Shakib went to West Indies to play the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and his CPL team Barbados Tridents lifted the trophy of the event for the second time. However, ... Read More »

Chattogram Abahani to play TC Sports of Maldives in opener

Dhaka – Hosts Chattogram Abahani Limited will play defending champions TC Sports Club of the Maldives in the opening match of the eight-team Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup Football Tournament beginning on Saturday (Oct 19) at the MA Aziz Stadium in the port city of Chattogram. The match will kick-off at 7 pm. On the following day (Sunday), Kolkata Mohun ... Read More »

India edge Bangladesh on penalties to lift trophy

Dhaka- Bangladesh came away with a point from their third group match of the Joint Qualification Round for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 against India in Kolkata Tuesday, but will rue the opportunity they missed to bag the full 3 points, having had their hosts on the backfoot for almost the full 90 minutes. In ... Read More »

Bangladesh share point with India after 1-1 draw

Dhaka – Bangladesh came away with a point from their third group match of the Joint Qualification Round for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 against India in Kolkata Tuesday, but will rue the opportunity they missed to bag the full 3 points, having had their hosts on the backfoot for almost the full 90 minutes. ... Read More »

JPC Table Tennis: Syed Mamun of BSS clinches singles title

Dhaka – Syed Mamun of BSS clinched table tennis singles title of the Jatiya Press Club (JPC) sports festival, arranged on the occasion of the club’s 65th Founding Anniversary at the club premises on Monday. Tariqul Islam Masum of Channel i finished runner-up while SK Enamul Haque of Daily Star became 3rd in the singles event. Earlier, Secretary General of ... Read More »

Barisal Division makes good start beating Sylhet Division

Dhaka — Barisal Division made a good start in the four-day National Cricket League (NCL) beating Sylhet Division by an innings and 13 runs on the 4th and final day at the Shaheed Qamaruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi on Sunday. The other three matches of the first round ended in a draw at different venues across the country. Imrul Kayes grabbed ... Read More »

U-19 football: Bangladesh to play Kuwait Monday

Dhaka – Bangladesh U-19 Men’s Football team will play against Kuwait U-19 Football team in their second and last match of the U-19 Three Nations Cup’2019 on Monday at the Aspire Academy Pitch 1 in Doha of Qatar.The match will kick-off at 10 pm (BdST). Earlier, Bangladesh team conceded a 0-2 goals defeat against hosts Qatar U-19 Football team at ... Read More »

Seminar on Butthan Combat Sports &Co-competition system held

Dhaka – A seminar on Butthan Combat Sports and Co-competition system was held at the main auditorium of Bangladesh Krira Sikkha Protisthan (BKSP) in Savar on Sunday. The session started with the speech of Principle Lt.Col. Sahriar Kabir and later a demonstration was presented by Instructor Abdul Hamid (3rd degree Black Belt). Hours long seminar and question and answer session ... Read More »

Special chess for visually impaired begins on Monday

Dhaka- Special Chess Competition for visually impaired people orgnised by Bangladesh Chess Federation (BCF) and sponsored by Walton Group will start at the BCF hall-room on Monday. Some 55 visually impaired players are going to take part in the open section while 23 women chess players from different districts, universities and colleges of Dhaka will also participate in the competitionExecutive ... Read More »

SAFF U-15 Women’s: Bangladesh to play India on Sunday

Dhaka – Bangladesh U-15 women’s football team will play against India U-15 women’s football team in their last group match of the 3rd edition of SAFF U−15 Women’s Championship’2019 on Sunday. The match will kick-off at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimpu of Bhutan at 3 pm (BdST).In the day’s another match, hosts Bhutan will play against Nepal at the same ... Read More »

Dhaka, Barishal Division take lead in NCL

Dhaka — Dhaka Division and Barishal Divison were leading against Rajshahi and Sylhet Divisions in their respective matches on the 3rd-day of the four-day National Cricket League (NCL) at Fatullah and Rajshahi on Saturday. Tier-1 match Rajshahi vs Dhaka: Replying to Dhaka Division first innings total 240 runs, Rajshahi Division resumed first innings with overnight total 173 for 6 in ... Read More »

Bangladesh clinches five-match series

Dhaka – Bangladesh U-21 Hockey team clinched the Walton five-match practice series 3-0 with one match to spare crushing the touring Oman U-21 Hockey team by 4-1 goals in the 4th match at Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium here on Saturday. Hosts Bangladesh Youth Hockey team made a good start in the series defeating Oman by 5-1 goals in the opening ... Read More »

Bangladesh team reach Kolkata Friday afternoon

Dhaka – Bangladesh National Football team reached the capital of India’s West Bengal state Kolkata on Friday afternoon (4 pm) to play their away match of the joint Qualification (Round-1) for FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 against Indian National Football team. The match will be held on October 15 at Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. The ... Read More »