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Warner’s triple century sets records in day-night test

Adelaide  (AP/UNB) — David Warner produced the biggest innings ever in the day-night test cricket format and surpassed some of Don Bradman’s records before finishing unbeaten on 335 when Australia captain Tim Paine declared at 589-3 on day two against Pakistan. Paine’s decision to put the team above the individual on Saturday evening left Warner in second spot on Australia’s ... Read More »

Long gap can’t ruin Tamim’s experience: Salahuddin

Dhaka — A long gap cannot ruin the experience of Bangladesh stalwart Tamim Iqbal, said his childhood coach Mohammad Salahuddin on Saturday, who is set to coach his BPL team Dhaka Platoon as well. Tamim is set to return to competitive cricket with the upcoming edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) starting from December 11. After the Sri Lanka tour ... Read More »

South Asian Games kicks off in Kathmandu Sunday

Dhaka – The 13th South Asian Games, the seven-nation biggest sports extravaganza of the region, begins on Sunday at Dasharath Rangasala Stadium in the Nepalese capital of Kathmandu through a gala opening ceremony. Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli will address the three-and-half-hour inaugural ceremony of the South Asian Games scheduled to be held from December 1-10 at capital Kathmandu, ... Read More »

Gayle’s participation in BPL under cloud

Dhaka – The participation of one of the best T20 players of the world, Chris Gayle, in the upcoming Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is uncertain for his ‘reluctance’. An official of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) told UNB on Saturday that the Caribbean batting giant is reluctant to take part in the BPL. He rather decided to refrain from cricket ... Read More »

SAARC Chess: Five players share top slot

Dhaka – Five players shared the top slot in the 1st SAARC (Open & Women’s) Chess Championship 2019 securing five points each after the 6th round matches at FARS Hotel & Resorts in the capital on Saturday. The leaders are: GM Ziaur Rahman, GM Eanmul Hossain Razib, CM Subrota Biswas, Indian IM Mohammad Nubairshah Shaikh and Indian IM Prantik Roy. ... Read More »

Eminent eco-poet from Madrid Zhivka Baltadzhieva speaks

BY Poet Siti Ruqaiyah Hashim SRH: Tell me more about your childhood background, schooling and university education. Pregunta: I grew up in great solitude. My grandparents, the men, were not very talkative. They had been very leftist, very revolutionary, my grandfather had even been shot and thrown into a ravine in the year 1924 (few months before his son was ... Read More »