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  • Sheikh Jamal beat Mohammedan by 1 wicket

    In a high-scoring cliffhanger, Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club defeats Mohammedan Sporting Club by one wicket with 2 balls remaining in the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League match at BKSP’s No. 3 Ground.

  • Gregarious keep going

    The Gregarious notched up a massive 94-29 win over Bakshi Bazar in the UniMed and UniHealth Premier Division Basketball League at the Dhanmondi Basketball Gymnasium yesterday.

  • ‘It is an honour for me to lead in the 100th Test’

    Mushfiqur Rahim expressed his pride and passion while talking about leading Bangladesh team in the 100th Test, which is scheduled to begin against Sri Lanka on 15 March at Colombo’s P Sara Oval.

  • Patel, Neesham recalled to NZ Test side

    Off-spinner Jeetan Patel's ability to turn the ball away from lefthanded batsmen has earned him a recall to New Zealand's squad for the first Test against South Africa next week.

  • Hamilton's 'beast' pips Vettel in first-day testing

    Lewis Hamilton fired a warning to his title rivals on Monday pipping Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel on the opening day of pre-season testing in Barcelona in his "beast" of a Mercedes.

  • Play-offs in PSL, Lahore final security fears

    The Pakistan Super League entered the play-offs on Sunday with title-holders Islamabad, Peshawar, Quetta and Karachi progressing as security fears dominated build-up to the March 5 final in Lahore.

  • New Zealand's Martin Guptill

    Guptill, Patel back in NZ shake up

    A shell-shocked New Zealand have welcomed the return of a fit again Martin Guptill and dropped pace for spin for the fourth one-day international against South Africa.

  • Starc delays Indian charge

    Mitchell Starc smashes an unbeaten 57 to lift Australia to 256 for nine at stumps on the opening day of the first Test against India in Pune on Thursday.

  • Silent conflicts of interest

    Cricket Coaching School was renamed as Shinepukur Cricket Club almost silently. According to Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), Shinepukur is a sister concern of Beximco Group, which bought the club after they defaulted on their players' payments.

  • Narine hopes to profit from bowling with Yasir

    Sunil Narine, who has started his maiden stint in the Pakistan Super League strongly, hoped to emerge an improved bowler by the end of the tournament.

  • Mustafizur Rahman

    Fizz, Shakib to miss initial phase of IPL 2017

    Bangladesh Cricketers Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman are set to miss initial phase of the Indian Premier League which begins on April 5.

  • When will national school football start?

    After Bangladesh national football team's debacle against Bhutan in the Asian Cup Qualifying play-offs, there have been some bold recommendations from all stakeholders to concentrate on grassroots and youth development in a bid to strengthen the pipelines for the senior national teams.

  • 'Wicket has opened up to spin'

    With seven more wickets to go, India are in the driving seat in this Test. Had Bangladesh been able to negotiate India's spinners after tea, they would have been in a much better position going into the final day.

  • Bangladesh 103 for 3 after Day-4

    Bangladesh ended the fourth day at 103 for 3 in 35 overs after an action-packed last session in the Test match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad today.

  • Fizz will play third round

    Left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman will play the third round of the Bangladesh Cricket League starting from today.

  • Kohli special sparks Sanga flashback

    In terms of batting styles, Virat Kohli and Kumar Sangakkara are quite different. For starters, the Sri Lankan is someone who absolutely loved to play exquisite drives through cover whenever possible. Kohli on the other hand, seems like someone who would bring out the on-drives whenever possible.

  • Lasith Malinga

    Malinga recalled

    Sri Lanka on Thursday recalled veteran fast bowler Lasith Malinga to the squad for a series of T20Is in Australia this month after his recovery from a long-running knee problem.

  • Murali, Kohli tons take Ind to 356 for 3

    A professional batting display from India’s top order enabled them to score 356 for 3 in 90 overs against Bangladesh after the first day in the first Test at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad today.

  • 'Unshackled' Cook can thrive without captaincy

    An "unshackled" Alastair Cook still has several years ahead of him as an England player despite resigning the Test captaincy on Monday, according to predecessor Andrew Strauss.

  • Bangladesh-India A match drawn

    The two-day practice match between Bangladesh and India A was drawn after the end of play today.

  • India's cricket board rejects proposal to trim revenue

    India has voted against a proposed shake-up of cricket's global governing body that threatens its influence as one of the game's "Big Three" powers along with Australia and England.

  • Boult bowls NZ to Chappell-Hadlee series win over Aus

    Trent Boult grabbed his second five-wicket haul in one-day cricket as New Zealand completed a tense 24-run win over Australia in Hamilton on Sunday to regain the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy by completing a 2-0 series victory.

  • SA restrict Sri Lanka

    Niroshan Dickwella survived a dropped catch, some hostile bowling and a swarm of bees to give Sri Lanka's innings some respectability in the third one-day international in Johannesburg on Saturday.

  • Hussey warns Aus to avoid angering Kohli

    Australia need a clear strategy to keep Virat Kohli in check and refrain from getting into verbal confrontations with the India captain during the four-Test series starting this month, former batsman Mike Hussey has said.

  • Assign administrator for IND-BD match: Hyderabad HC

    In view of the Test match between India and Bangladesh scheduled to be held at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here on February 9 as well as the ongoing tussle among various groups for control over the Hyderabad Cricket Association, the high court was on Thursday urged to appoint an administrator to ensure smooth conduct of the match.

  • Bangladesh

    An imposing task awaits

    As Bangladesh embarked on their maiden Test tour of India, which will commence in earnest at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad with the one-off Test starting on February 9, expectations among fans in this part of the world lurched from a three-day submission to an improbable victory.

  • NZ to launch urgent inquiry into Napier washout

    New Zealand Cricket (NZC) and local authorities have agreed to an urgent inquiry to determine why the second one-day international between the hosts and Australia was abandoned on Thursday without a ball being bowled.

  • Swapna dazzles Japan

    The coach of the JFA Sakai Academy lauded Sirat Jahan Swapna, the striker of the Bangladesh Under-16 women's football team during the girls' tour to Japan where they participated in the J-Green Sakai Lady's Festival in Osaka.

  • Twin tons lead Proteas

    Faf du Plessis and David Miller struck centuries as South Africa cruised to an emphatic 121-run victory over wilting Sri Lanka in the second one-day International in Durban on Wednesday.

  • Aus captain Wade to return from NZ tour

    Australia captain Matthew Wade has been ruled out of the remainder of the one-day series against New Zealand and will return home for treatment on a back injury to ensure he is fit for the tour of India, the team said on Wednesday.