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Barcelona to host Napoli in empty stadium because of virus

Barcelona, Spain (AP/UNB) — Barcelona’s Champions League match against Napoli will be played in an empty stadium because of the coronavirus outbreak, the club said Tuesday. The Spanish club said no fans will be allowed in to watch the match at Camp Nou on March 18. The teams drew 1-1 in the first leg in Italy. Tuesday’s Champions League game ... Read More »

AFC Cup: Bashundhara Kings to play TC Sports on Wednesday

Dhaka –Last years’ BPL Football champions Bashundhara Kings will make their debut in the AFC Cup Football taking on TC Sports Club of the Maldives at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Wednesday. The match will kick off at 3.30 pm (local time) The Spanish coach of Bashundhara Kings Oscar Bruzon wanted to make a good start in their first ... Read More »

Tigers meet Zimbabwe in last T20 Wednesday eying clean sweep

Dhaka  – Bangladesh will play Zimbabwe in the 2nd and last match of the two-match T20I series on Wednesday at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium here eyeing to whitewash the tourists. The match will begin at 6pm Bangladesh and Gazi TV will telecast it live. Bangladesh all-rounder Mahadi Hasan said they are looking to end the series on a high ... Read More »

Soumya Sarkar named in A-plus category in new central contract of BCB

Dhaka — After missing out on the central contract initially, Soumya Sarkar has finally been named in A-plus category of the newly-announced cricketers central contract with Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). The board sent a press release on Tuesday evening confirming Soumya Sarkar’s  contract for white-ball cricket in the A-plus category along with confirming the category of the other national cricketers. ... Read More »

Rajshahi Mamun Mahmud beat Rangpur Shisu Niketan

Dhaka – Rajshahi Shaheed Mamun Mahmud School earned a facile 7-2 goals victory over Rangpur Shisu Niketan in the Bangabandhu First Security Islami Bank National School Hockey Tournament at the Maulana Bhasani National Stadium here on Tuesday. Tahmidur Rahman struck two, Minhaj, Shakib, Nur Hossain, Bandhan Roy and Zahid Hasan scored one each for the winners while Abu Bakkar netted ... Read More »

Disclosure of coronavirus late, alleges BNP

Dhaka, March 10- BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday alleged that the government tried to hide the presence of coronavirus in the country, but it disclosed the matter as the foreign guests declined to join Mujib Year celebrations programmes. Read More »

Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open postponed due to Covid-19

Dhaka – The Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open 2020, the US$400,000 Asian Tour event that was poised to become the most lucrative professional golf event in Bangladesh, scheduled for March 25-28 at the Kurmitola Golf Club in Dhaka, has been postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 concerns. Cho Minn Thant, Commissioner and CEO, Asian Tour said: “Several new cases of COVID-19 ... Read More »

T20 Series: Tigers take 1-0 lead outplaying Zimbabwe by 48 runs

Dhaka — Riding on the fiery batting efforts by Liton Das and Soumya Sarkar, the high-flying Tigers outplayed Zimbabwe by 48 runs in the first match of the two-match T20I series at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Monday. Sent into bat first after losing the toss, Bangladesh posted a comfortable 200 runs. In reply, Zimbabwe were bundled out for 152 ... Read More »

Want to cement my place in the team: Soumya Sarkar

Dhaka – After smashing a match-winning knock of 62 off 32 balls against Zimbabwe on Monday evening, Bangladesh top-order batsman Soumya Sarkar insisted that he is only eager to cement his place in the national team. Riding on this knock of the southpaw, the Tigers registered a flying start in the two-match T20I series beating the visitors by 48 runs ... Read More »

Concerned only about winning a game: Sean Williams

Dhaka – After winning a T20I against Singapore in October 2019, Zimbabwe played seven international matches but failed to win any of them. This has prompted them to be concerned about nothing like coronavirus but winning a game in international cricket as Zimbabwe captain Sean Williams told the media at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Monday evening. Zimbabwe’s latest defeat ... Read More »