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  • Mahmudullah Riyad

    Seeking the Kohli attitude

    The standout deficiencies of the Bangladesh team since the tour of South Africa in September-October last year are their attitude and

  • Bangladesh team in a merry mood

    The Bangladesh cricketers is in a merry mood after their five wicket victory against New Zealand on Wednesday. The Cricketers posted photos rejoicing their win or just enjoying some well-deserved leisure time.

  • BGB thrash Barisal

    Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) registered a massive 94-17 point win over Barisal in Bashundhara Presents Independence Cup Kabaddi tournament at the Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

  • 'Mankad' should be scrapped: Gavaskar

    Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has called for the term 'Mankad' to be removed from the game's terminology because it's disrespectful to the Indian legend after whom the practice is named.

  • Alida to turn up for BD

    Bangladesh has so far not been widely represented by expatriate athletes at the international arena yet.

  • Three shortlisted for global event

    Three under-12 footballers were short-listed yesterday after an open trial to represent Bangladesh in the Football for Friendship project to be held in Russia in June-July this year.

  • Fakirerpool appeal to skip season

    Fakirerpool Young Men's Club, who were promoted to the Bangladesh Premier League after clinching the Bangladesh Championship League title, sought to skip the upcoming season citing the club's financial and organising problems.

  • Swimmers' hunt to end in May

    The six-month talent hunt programme titled 'Bangladesh in search of the best swimmer', organized by the Bangladesh Swimming Federation (BSF) in collaboration with Bangladesh Navy, will come to an end in the last week of next month in the presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

  • Mabia named best lifter

    South Asian Games gold medallist Mabia Akter Simanta was named the weightlifter of the year yesterday, the Bangladesh Weightlifting Federation (BWF) announced while celebrating the Bengali New Year at the National Sports Council.

  • Women finish 24th

    Bangladesh women's table tennis team finished 24th in the Asian Table Tennis Championship in China yesterday.

  • The dark arts of domestic cricket

    92 runs scored off four balls; it is not a cricket fantasy but was in fact a true story of Bangladesh cricket.

  • Hockey's club cup after Asia Cup

    Bangladesh Hockey Federation's (BHF) general secretary Abdus Sadeque hoped that the installation of floodlights at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium will be completed by September and that the new hockey season will kick off under floodlights after the Asia Cup.

  • Jimmy explains his actions

    National hockey team captain Rassel Mahmud Jimmy yesterday refuted all the allegations of indiscipline against him after appearing before a four-member committee at the Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF), but his explanations seemingly failed to impress the members.

  • 'Like nowhere else'

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan said on Friday that he has not seen a commotion such as the one in Bangladesh anywhere else in the world following the retirement of a player from T20 cricket.

  • Reza panel sweeps BOA polls

    The panel led by Syed Shahed Reza swept the Bangladesh Olympic Association polls which were held at the association's headquarters yesterday.

  • ‘Sri Lanka tour proves we are improving in Tests’

    According to Test captain Mushfiqur Rahim, the Sri Lanka tour was testament to the fact that Tigers are making real progress in the longest format of the game.

  • C'ship to begin sans top stars

    The Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) decided to hold the National Hockey Championship this month without some of the top players, who are interested in taking part in German leagues.

  • 'Bangladesh need their own Aravinda'

    The name Arjuna Ranatunga will forever bring one image to the mind's eye: gliding Glenn McGrath to the third man boundary to bring up the winning runs of the 1996 World Cup, before running to Aravinda de Silva for an embrace to rejoice the fulfilment of a pipedream.


    Soumya Sarkar was batting like a man possessed.

  • National day of sports today

    Bangladesh will today observe the National Day of Sports for the first time since the United Nations General Assembly three years ago declared April 6 as the International Day of Sports for Development and Peace (IDSDP).

  • table tennis

    Table tennis can't find sponsors

    Bangladesh Table Tennis Federation (BTTF) is having trouble roping in a sponsor for the national team which is scheduled to leave tomorrow for China to take part in the Asian Table Tennis Championship starting from April 9.

  • BHF in a quandary over national championship

    Holding the National Hockey Championship with participation of district and services teams hangs in the balance as the Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) is still undecided whether to allow some top national players to take part in a foreign league by halting the championship which is supposed to start on April 27.

  • 'We didn't know he was going to retire'

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan said yesterday that the board knew that Mashrafe Bin Mortaza would step down from the captaincy of the T20I side, but not that he would retire from the format altogether.

  • 'Bangladesh is bigger than Mashrafe'

    Most other players would have thought that speaking on their retirement once in the day was enough.

  • Abahani play Mohun Bagan after 28 years

    Bangladesh Premier League champions Abahani will take on neighbouring rivals Mohun Bagan AC in their first away match of AFC Cup at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium in Kolkata today.

  • T20 squad named for Pakistan tour

    We want CA to honour FTP schedule: BCB CEO

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) made it clear yesterday that they will not accept any proposal of changing the format for Australia's cricket team's scheduled tour to Bangladesh this year.

  • At times sublime, but not quite seminal

    Speaking with the shady benefit of hindsight may not be the most honest thing to do, but it will be even more disingenuous to deny that the status of Bangladesh's ODI progress hinged to a large extent on the result of the third ODI against Sri Lanka in Colombo, which they lost by 70 runs on Saturday.

  • Premier Div Cricket begins on April 12

    The Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League, the most coveted 50-over competition in the country, will start from April 12 instead of the earlier announced date of April 7.

  • Saifuddin in T20 squad

    Mohammad Saifuddin was the fresh inclusion in the national side as the uncapped pace bowling all-rounder was included in the 16-member squad for the two-match T20I series against Sri Lanka.


    Dinesh Chandimal may count himself very unlucky to have his innings cut short at 21 in the 26th over. In an attempt to take a single, Chandimal had comfortably beaten a good throw from Taskin Ahmed from deep point.