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BD reach final eliminating Afghanistan by 7 wickets

Dhaka – Bangladesh reached final in the of the eight-nation ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup Under-23 Cricket Championship eliminating Afghanistan by 7 wickets in their 2nd semifinal at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Thursday. Hosts Bangladesh will play two-time runners-up of Emerging Teams Asia Cup Pakistan in final on Saturday (November 21) at the same venue. Earlier, ... Read More »

BCB announces women’s squad for SA Games

Dhaka- Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced a 15-member Bangladesh women’s cricket squad for the 13th South Asian (SA) Games scheduled to be held from December 1 to 10 in Nepal. Bangladesh women’s T20 captain Salma Khatun will lead the squad. Bangladesh have been placed in the three-team Group B along with Pakistan and Maldives while the four-team Group A comprises ... Read More »

Virat excited over day-night tests

Kolkata — Ahead of the first-ever day-night Test of the subcontinent, Indian captain Virat Kohli said the hosts are excited about the game which is all set to start on Friday at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. The newly-appointed president of BCCI SouravGangulyinformed the media that the tickets for the first four days of the five-day match has already been ... Read More »

Leonine Chess Club emerge unbeaten Champions

Dhaka – Leonine Chess Club emerged unbeaten champions in the Marcel Air Conditioner First Division Chess League’2019 securing 18 points from nine-round that concluded at the Chess Federation hall room in NSC old Building here on Wednesday. Shahin Chess Club finished runners-up securing 14 points. League champion Leonine Chess Club and runners-up Shahin Chess Club promoted to the Premier Division ... Read More »

Kolkata Test: Tickets for first four days sold out

Tickets for the first four days of the day-night Kolkata Test between hosts India and touring Bangladesh have been sold out, said BCCI president and former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly. The interest of the spectators about the Kolkata Test went high as the match will be the first day-night Test for both the countries. India were invited by several countries ... Read More »

‘Sporting’ wicket awaits Bangladesh at Eden Gardens

Kolkata — After enduring a big defeat by an innings and 130 runs in Indore against hosts India, Bangladesh are gearing up to bounce back in Kolkata in the 2nd and last Test beginning on Friday (November  22) at the historic Eden Gardens. The chief curator of the famous ground Sujan Banerjee said the wicket for the Kolkata Test will ... Read More »

Shahadat banned from NCL, may face one-year suspension

Former national pacer Shahadat Hossain Rajib was banned from the ongoing National Cricket League (NCL) after physically assaulting his teammate Arafat Sunny Junior during their side Dhaka Division’s second day’s play against Khulna Division in the sixth and last round game at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna. Read More »

Kabaddi League: Jurain Janata, Faruk Smriti win

Dhaka – Jurain Janata Club and Faruk Smriti Sangsad won their respective matches of the First Division Kabaddi League’2019 that began on Monday at the Kabaddi Stadium here. Executive Director of Walton Group FM Iqbal Bin Anwar inaugurated the league as chief guest.Federation Vice-President and Treasurer of International Kabaddi Federation Amir Hossain Patwary and member secretary of the league committee ... Read More »

Bangladesh to play Sri Lanka in last match Tuesday

Dhaka – After winning the five–match Youth ODI series 3-0, Bangladesh Under-19 Cricket team will play Sri Lanka Under-19 side in the 5th and last match on Tuesday eyeing on whitewashing the islanders. The match will kick-off at 9 am at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram. Young Tigers started the Youth ODI series beating Sri Lanka by 5 ... Read More »

Leonine Chess Club take solo lead in round 7

Dhaka – Leonine Chess Club took solo lead with maximum 14 points beating Basir Memorial Chess Club by 3-1 game points after the seventh round games of ongoing Marcel Air Conditioner 1st Division Chess League’2019 held at the Chess Federation hall room in NSC old Building here on Monday. Subhayan Kundu and IM Prantik Roy of Leonine Chess Club beat ... Read More »

Gibbs wins 5th NASCAR title in season

Joe Gibbs won the first race, the last race and more than a dozen in between. His most dominating season in 28 years as a NASCAR team owner culminated with his fifth Cup Series championship. This one had to be more special than the others. Gibbs dedicated the season to his late son, J.D., who died in January after a ... Read More »

Khulna Tigers rope in Mushfiqur, Ctg. Challenger Mahmudullah

Dhaka – Top Bangladeshi cricketers got their teams in the player draft of the ensuing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) with Khulna Tigers roping in Musfiqur Rahim and Chattogram Challenger Mahmudullah Riyad. The player draft for the tournament beginning December 11 started at a Dhaka hotel on Saturday evening.Mushfqiur, Mahmudullah, Mustafizur Rahman, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar were picked by various ... Read More »

First Akash Cup Golf tournament ends

Jashore – The First Akash Cup Golf Tournament concluded on Saturday (Nov 16) at the Jashore Golf and Country Club. Seventy golfers took part in four categories – Gents, Ladies, Juniors and Sub-Juniors – at the three-day competition. GOC of the 55th Infantry Division and President of Jashore Golf Club Major General Ataul Hakim Sarwar Hasan and Head of Marketing ... Read More »

BPL Draft: Mashrafe in Dhaka Platoon, Mushfiqur in Khulna

Dhaka — Top Bangladeshi cricketers got their teams in the players’ draft ahead of Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Dhaka Platoon picked Mashrafe Bin Mortaza while Khulna Tigers went for Musfiqur Rahim and Chattogram Challenger selected Mahmudullah Riyad. The draft for BPL, beginning December 11, was held at a local hotel on Sunday evening.Mushfqiur, Mahmudullah, Mustafizur Rahman, Liton Das, Soumya ... Read More »

Italy beats Bosnia 3-0 for record 10th straight win

Zenica (AP/UNB) — Italy set a national record for consecutive wins after beating Bosnia-Herzegovina 3-0 in a European Championship qualifier on Friday. Italy’s 10th successive victory eclipsed the Azzurri’s record of nine in 1938-39 under Vittorio Pozzo, who also led the national team to two World Cup trophies. “I’m happy with the record, to go above a legend like Pozzo ... Read More »

Bangla Tigers suffer 6-wicket against Deccan Gladiators

Dhaka – Bangla Tigers, a Bangladeshi-owned franchise team, conceded six-wicket defeat in the maiden 8-team Abu Dhabi T10 League losing to Deccan Gladiators by six wickets in the 2nd last ball thriller at the Zayed Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Sent into bat first, Bangla Tigers scored 108 runs for 5 in stipulated 10 overs with South African Colin Ingram contributing ... Read More »

Bangabandhu BPL’s logo unveiled

Dhaka – Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Saturday evening unveiled the logo of the special edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) which is rebranded for a single edition in the name of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The Bangabandhu BPL will take the field from December 11 with the participation of seven teams. For the first time, ... Read More »

BFF budget for next fiscal clocks Tk 41.6 crore

Dhaka – The Bangladesh Football Federation’s budget for the next fiscal will be Tk 41.6 crore  (Tk 416 million) and it has approved all its expenditure for the last three years from 2017 to 2019. The disclosures came during the football governing body’s much-hyped Annual General Meeting (AGM), chaired by BFF President Kazi Md Salahuddin, at Sarah Resort in Gazipur ... Read More »

Emerging Cricket: Bangladesh to play India Saturday

Dhaka – Hosts Bangladesh will take on India in their 2nd match of Group A of the eight-nation ACC Emerging Teams Cup’2019 on Saturday at BKSP ground-3 in Savar. In the day’s other matches, Sri Lanka will take on Pakistan at Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Main Stadium in Cox’s Bazar, Afghanistan will play Oman at the Academy ground of the ... Read More »

National booters return home Friday

Dhaka – A 31-member Bangladesh National Football team returned Dhaka on Friday after playing their away match of the joint qualification round for FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asia Cup 2023 against Oman at the Seeb Sports Stadium in Al Seeb city of Oman on Thursday. “The 31-member Bangladesh team safely reached Dhaka at 10:30 in the morning,” said ... Read More »

National Youth Archery from Saturday

Dhaka – The 3rd  National Youth Archery Championship’2019 will begin from Saturday at Archery Training Center Shahid Ahsan Ullah Master Stadium in Tongi under the auspices of Bangladesh Archery Federation (BAF). A total of 103 young archers form ten teams — 78 recurve archers and 25 compound archers — will compete in the two-day meet, said the BAF in a ... Read More »