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BHF chief to hand over Intensive package for hockey player

DHAKA – The Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) president and Bangladesh Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat will hand over the intensive package tomorrow (Monday) in order to help the victim hockey players due to COVID-19 situation. The president will hand over the fund to the finance division in presence of federation’s officials and media at Moulana Bhasani National ... Read More »

BCB to provide one-time monetary support to 1600 cricketers

DHAKA -The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Papon decided to provide one-time monetary assistance to country’s cricketers at different level before the Eid-uf-Fitr. This time the BCB would provide the monetary assistance in larger scale as they would include the male and the female cricketers of the first division, second division and third division. The number of the ... Read More »

BCB provides support to people in need

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has provided 15,000 relief packs containing essential grocery items and soaps to the people in need across the country. The Media and Communication Committee of BCB informed this through a press release. BCB Director and MP Naimur Rahman Durjoy distributed relief packs at the Shaheed Miraj-Tapan Stadium in Manikganj while BCB Director Shafiul Alam Chowdhury Nadel ... Read More »

Bangladesh sees a blessing in delayed T20 World Cup

DHAKA – With the future of ICC T20 World Cup in Australia in next October-November is at stake, Bangladesh found some blessings in this as they would get the service of the ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan if the third biggest cricket extravaganza is finally deferred. Even though the International Cricket Council is yet to give verdict on whether the ... Read More »

Mushfiqur pairs up with Shakib’s Foundation to help poor people

Bangladesh former captain Mushfiqur Rahim paired up with the foundation of Shakib Al Hasan to help the poor people of Bogura, Mushfiqur’s native town. In a video message published by Shakib Al Hasan’s Facebook page, Musfhqiur Rahim said, “Shakib and I have had many wonderful partnerships on the field. But this one has to be the best one so far.Thanks ... Read More »

Barca return to training as La Liga eyes restart

Barcelona returned to training on Friday after the La Liga champions allowed their stars to enter their facility to prepare for a potential restart to football in Spain. Lionel Messi and company took the fields at Joan Gamper training centre for individual sessions, for which the players arrived alone in kit and took to the three pitches without passing through ... Read More »

Footballer Munna’s historic jersey put for auction tomorrow

DHAKA – Celebrated national footballer late Monem Munna’s historic jersey will be put up for auction tomorrow (Saturday). The auction conducting company Action for Auction will organise the action at 10.30 pm. The base price of legendary national footballer late Monem Munna’s historic jersey has been fixed at Taka two lacs. Bangladesh won the maiden international football trophy (home soil) ... Read More »

World Cup record-holder Klose joins Bayern as assist coach

BERLIN – Miroslav Klose, who holds the record for the most goals scored at men’s World Cups, has joined Bayern Munich as assistant coach, it was announced Thursday. “It feels very good, I’m really looking forward to the task,” said the 41-year-old, who scored 16 goals at four World Cups and won the 2014 title with Germany. Klose will be ... Read More »

Bangladesh stars want IPL-like Icon culture in BPL

DHAKA -In a bid to involve with the team more passionately and build a team culture as well as bonding, Bangladesh star players urged the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) governing council to instruct the franchise to sing with an Icon for at least two or three years. The players like Tamim Iqbal, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmdullah Riyad, Shakib Al Hasan and ... Read More »

BCB waiting for government’s signal to resume cricket

Dhaka — Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is reluctant to resume cricket in the country without a green signal from the government. Right after the outbreak of the coronavirus, the board stopped all kind of cricketing activities in the country. Along with this, the board adopted work from home policy for some administrative works. Before the lockdown, cricketers were busy playing ... Read More »

BCB emphasizes on players’ Covid-19 test

DHAKA -For a precaution measurement and ensure a safety, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has suggested its players and employees to undergo Covid-19 test once the countrywide shutdown is lifted. Bangladesh saw the infection rate from Covid-19 rose to 11, 719 as of today and the death toll reached 186. In the wake of the situation, the BCB thinks the ... Read More »

Archery federation’s founding former AGS passes away

DHAKA – Heroic freedom fighter, renowned sports organiser and Bangladesh Archery Federation (BAF) founding former assistant general secretary Sayed Khan Dalu passed away on Tuesday last due to long illness at his residence in the city, said a BAF press release today. He was 67.He left behind wife, only son, only daughter and host of well wishers to mourn his ... Read More »

Mushfiqur Bangladesh’s best Test batsman as per ICC rankings

DHAKA  (BSS)-Mushfiqur Rahim retained his position as the best Test player of Bangladesh as per the latest ICC rankings for the batsman. Considered as the most dependable batsman of the country, Mushfiqur however has been the best ranked Bangladeshi Test batsman for quite some time now. As per the latest ICC rankings, he is in the 19th position with 655 ... Read More »

BCB comes up with aid for 76 cricket clubs

DHAKA (BSS)- As part of their policy to aid the people in need during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) handed over some essential food and products for the 76 clubs under the Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis (CCDM) today. Every packet contained grocery/food items and soaps which were handed to CCDM. The CCDM however distributed these packs ... Read More »

Tamim likely to bid to buy Mushfiqur’s bat from auction

Dhaka — Bangladesh ODI captain Tamim Iqbal said he might bid to buy the bat what Mushfiqur Rahim announced to put on the auction to raise money to help the poor people who are left stranded due to coronavirus pandemic. Tamim and Musfiqur went on an Instagram Live session on Saturday night. They were in a light-hearted mood in the ... Read More »

Shakib reveals name of his 2nd daughter

Shakib Al Hasan has revealed the name of his second daughter Errum Hasan, eight days after her birth. The Bangladesh star all-rounder and his wife Ummey Roman Ahmed (Shisir) were blessed with another baby girl on the first day of Ramadan (April 24 ) at an US hospital. Shakib revealed the name of his second child on his official Facebook page on Saturday. ... Read More »

Taylor Kiwi cricket’s top gong, eyes World Cup exit in India

WELLINGTON (BSS/AFP) – Veteran batsman Ross Taylor won New Zealand Cricket’s top award for the third time Friday and vowed to bat on until the 2023 World Cup in India. The 36-year-old was awarded the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal in a virtual ceremony held online because of COVID-19 restrictions. Taylor was a key part of the Black Caps’ run to ... Read More »

Australia become world’s top Test and T20 side

NEW DELHI (BSS/AFP) – Australia have deposed India in the world Test rankings and Pakistan in the Twenty20 standings, the International Cricket Council said Friday. Just two points separate Australia (116), New Zealand (115) and India (114), who slipped to third position in the Test standings, with cricket across all formats suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. India had held ... Read More »

Foreign footballer dies in Chattogram jail

A football player from Ghana, who was in jail in a drug case, died in police custody at Chattogram Medical College Hospital on Friday. The deceased was identified as Frank En Tim Tham, 40.Senior Jail Superintendent Md Kamal Hossain said Frank was in jail for the past four months in a drugs case. He was hospitalised after he fell sick ... Read More »