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Bangladesh eye T20I series victory in Rajkot

Dhaka – The upbeat Bangladesh team are looking forward to seal their maiden T20I series against India when they will face the hosts on Thursday in the second match at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot with rain posing a threat to affect the game. The match will kick off at 7:30pm (Bangladesh time) and will be telecast by Gtv. ... Read More »

BPL now to start December 11

Dhaka- The 7th edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 Cricket to be named Bangabandhu BPL marking the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman will now begin on December 11, said Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan on Wednesday. “We’ve decided to start the BPL on December 11 instead of December 6. Before that, ... Read More »

No scope for appeal to reduce Shakib’s ban: BCB

Dhaka —Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan Papon has said there is no scope of appeal to reduce Shakib Al Hasan’s ban imposed by the ICC for failing to report corrupt approaches on multiple occasions. “As per I know, we cannot appeal to reduce the ban of Shakib (Al Hasan). None of the parties can appeal to reduce the ... Read More »

BPL: Akhtar Group earns sponsorship rights of Chittagong

Dhaka – Akhter Group earned the rights to sponsor the Chittagong team in the 7th season of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 Cricket to be known as Bangabandhu BPL this time marking the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The seven-team 7th edition of the BPL will kick-off December 11 while opening ceremony ... Read More »

Bangladesh-Sri Lanka 2nd Youth Test also ends in draw

Dhaka – Like the first Youth Test, the 2nd four-day Youth Test  between hosts Bangladesh U-19 Cricket team and Touring Sri Lanka U-19 Cricket team also ended in a draw on the 4th and the final day at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Tuesday. The rain-hit first four-day Youth Test between two teams concluded in a draw at ... Read More »

Bangladesh gearing up for 2nd T20I in Rajkot

Dhaka – After a flying start in the three-match T20I series against India, Bangladesh are now in Rajkot gearing up for the second match which is scheduled for November 7. The Mahmudullah Riyad-led Bangladesh team reached Rajkot on Monday and they conducted a practices session on Tuesday. The win in the first game has boosted the morale of the Tigers ... Read More »

Imrul Kayes foresees “no problem” to pink ball

Dhaka — Touring Bangladesh and hosts India are all set for a novel experience in the 2nd Test of their upcoming 2-Test series, to be played in Kolkata’s famous Eden Gardens stadium from November 22 – it will be the first day-night Test for both sides, played with the pink cricket ball. None of the players from either side has ... Read More »

Mahfuzur Rahman clinches 2nd gold medal for Bangladesh

Dhaka– Mahfuzur Rahman clinched the 2nd gold medal for Bangladesh in the high jump on the 3rd day of the 35th Indian National Junior (U-20) Athletics Championships ’2019 held at Acharya Nagarjuna University in Andhra Pradesh of India on Monday. Bangladesh Navy athlete Mahfuzur Rahman jumped 2.10-meter to win the event’s gold medal. Earlier on Sunday, Md Jahir Rayhan of ... Read More »

Bangladesh U-19 team reaches Bahrain Monday

Dhaka – A 30-member Bangladesh Under-19 Men’s Football team safely reached Bahrain capital Manama Monday afternoon to play the qualification round of the AFC U-19 Championship’2020 beginning there on Wednesday (November 6). Bangladesh, which was placed in Group E along with Jordan, Bhutan and hosts Bahrain, will play hosts Bahrain on November 6, Jordan on November 8 and Bhutan on ... Read More »

Bangladesh booters reach Oman to play FIFA, AFC qualifier

Dhaka – A 26-member Bangladesh National Football team reached Oman capital Muscat on Monday afternoon to play their away match of the joint qualification for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 against Oman on November 14. The match will be held at the Seeb Sports Stadium in Al Seeb city of Oman at 9pm (BST) on ... Read More »

BD U-19 team lead by 137-run against Sri Lanka U-19 side

Dhaka – Hosts Bangladesh Under-19 Cricket team are leading by 137 runs with 2 wickets remaining against Sri Lanka Under-19 team on the 2ndday of the 2nd four-day Youth Test at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Sunday. Bangladesh team resumed their first innings on Sunday with overnight total of 71 for 2 and finally scored 321 for 8 ... Read More »

Bangladesh U-19 team to fly for Bahrain Monday

Dhaka – A 30-member Bangladesh Under-19 Men’s Football team will leave Dhaka for Bahrain on Monday (Nov 4) morning at 9:50 am to play in the qualification round of the AFC U-19 Championship’2020 beginning on Wednesday (November 6) . Bangladesh, who put in Group E along with Jordan, Bhutan and hosts Bahrain, will play host Bahrain on November 6, Jordan ... Read More »

Jahir Rayhan clinches gold in 400-metre run

Dhaka, Nov 3 (UNB)- Md Jahir Rayhan of Bangladesh Navy clinched gold for Bangladesh in the boys’ 400-metre run with a timing of 47.34 seconds in the ongoing 35th Indian National Junior (U-20) Athletics Championships’2019 at Acharya Nagarjuna University in Andhra Pradesh of India on Sunday. Meanwhile, Umme Hafsa Rumki of Bangladesh Jail finished 7th in the girls’ high jumping ... Read More »

Bangladesh bowl first against India in T20 series opener

Dhaka, Nov 3 (UNB) — Bangladesh won the toss and opted to bowl first in the first match of three-match T20 series against India on Sunday at Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi with Mohammad Naim making his T20I debut. Bangladesh included Mohammad Naim to bat in the top order. The 20-year-old left-handed batsman was the second-highest runs getter in ... Read More »

Dhaka Metro post 357/4 against Chattogram on Day-1

Dhaka – An unbeaten knock of 162 runs by Shadman Islam guided Dhaka Metro to 357 for 4 in 90 overs in the 4th round Tier-2 match of the National Cricket League (NCL) against Chattogram Division on the 1st day at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Saturday. In another match, veteran spinner Abdur Razzak reached a landmark ... Read More »

Bangladesh suffer 29-run defeat against hosts Pakistan

Dhaka -After being whitewashed in the three-match T20 series 0-3, touring Bangladesh Women’s Cricket team also made a frustrating start in the two-match ODI series losing to hosts Pakistan by 29-run in the first match at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore on Saturday. Bangladesh will play their 2nd and last ODI match against Pakistan on November 4 at the same venue. ... Read More »

Razzak first Bangladeshi to take 600 wickets

Dhaka – Veteran left-arm spinner Abdur Razzak of Khulna Division has become the first Bangladesh bowler to take 600 first class crickets. He reached the milestone bagging seven wickets conceding 69 runs against Rangpur Division on day-1 of the 4th round of the National Cricket League (NCL) on Saturday. “I’m happy, very happy. I must say taking 600 wickets in ... Read More »

Bangladesh U-19 trail by 113 runs against Sri Lanka U-19

Dhaka – Hosts Bangladesh Under-19 Cricket team were trailed by 113 runs against Sri Lanka Under-19 Cricket team on first day of the 2nd four-day Youth Test match that began at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Saturday. On the day, Young Tigers won the toss and sent the touring Sri Lankan boys to bat first. Sri Lanka were ... Read More »

NCL to resume from Saturday

Dhaka – The 21st edition of the National Cricket League (NCL), the country’s most prestigious first-class cricket, will resume from Saturday. The fourth round of the event is set to take place at four different venues across the country.In tier-one of the fourth round matches, Rajshahi Division will host Dhaka Division at Shahid Kamruzzaman Stadium in Rajshahi while Rangpur Division ... Read More »

High jumper suspended for doping 1 month after worlds

Monaco (AP/UNB) — The Athletics Integrity Unit says Belarusian high jumper Dzmitry Nabokau has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a diuretic that helps hide the use of other drugs. The 23-year-old Nabokau competed at the world track championships in Doha, Qatar, last month. He cleared 2.26 meters in the qualifying round and was eliminated on a count back. ... Read More »

Bangladesh U-19 to play Sri Lanka in 2nd four-dayer Saturday

Dhaka – Hosts Bangladesh Under-19 Cricket team will play against Sri Lanka Under-19 Cricket team in the second match of two-match four-dayer Youth Test series beginning on Saturday (Nov 2) in Khulna. The match will kick-off at 9:30 am at Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium. After the two-match Test series, both the teams will play five youth ODIs — two matches ... Read More »

Winning sixth title would be “pretty unreal”, says Hamilton

Washington,(Xinhua/UNB) — An eighth-place finish or higher is all Lewis Hamilton requires at this weekend’s Formula One United States Grand Prix to secure a sixth world title that he reckons would be “pretty unreal”. “I never thought I would have five titles. I’m already continuing to achieve dreams that I didn’t think I would have. I feel privileged to have ... Read More »