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Mushfiqur Rahim on Monday became the first Bangladeshi to crack a double-century while Nasir Hossain hit a maiden ton as the tourists gained a 68-run lead in the first Test against Sri Lanka. Skipper Rahim hit a solid 200 and Hossain an impressive 100 as Bangladesh were bowled out for 638, their highest total in […]

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Galle – Mohammad Ashraful and Mushfiqur Rahim smashed impressive centuries in a record stand as Bangladesh dominated the third day of the opening Test against Sri Lanka in Galle on Sunday. Ashraful hit an unbeaten 189 not out, the highest by a Bangladeshi in Tests, on his comeback and Rahim made a career-best 152 not […]

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Bangladesh were 135-2 in their first innings at stumps in reply to Sri Lanka’s 570-4 declared on the second day of the opening Test in Galle on Saturday. Mohammad Ashraful was unbeaten on 65 with debutant Mominul Haque (35 not out). Sri Lanka’s Lahiru Thirimanne (155 not out) and Dinesh Chandimal (116 not out) earlier […]

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PRAJWAL OLI Host´s chances of qualification slimmer KATHMANDU, March 4: Host Nepal´s chances of advancing into the final rounds all but ended on Monday after it succumbed to a 2-0 defeat against Bangladesh in its second match of the AFC Challenge Cup Group D Qualifiers being held at the Dasharath Stadium in Kathmandu. Nepal still […]

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By Anbarasan Ethirajan Far from his home in Accra, Ghana, Ibrahim has been enjoying playing football for Abahani in Dhaka, one of the top clubs in Bangladesh, for the last seven seasons. “When my friend first told me about Bangladesh I was hesitant. I didn’t know much about the country,” Mr Ibrahim says. “First, I […]

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Mamunur Rahman Chayan’s four goal corner burst eventually put paid to Fiji’s hopes of a first win from a spectacular men’s Hero Hockey World League Round Two 2013 in Delhi. It helped Bangladesh land their third win from four games and with a game against India to come, they are hopeful of causing an upset […]

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Hero Hockey World League Round Two 2013, day two round-up China – Bangladesh 2-3 (half-time: 2-2) Bangladesh produced the result of the men’s Hero Hockey World League Round Two 2013 to date when they got the better of world number 18 China 3-2 in a thrilling encounter in Delhi. Pushkor Khisa got the crucial goal […]

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Pakistani players would henceforth be kept out of the Bangladesh Premier League or any other form of cricket in the country, says Duronto Rajshahi Chairman Mushfiqur Rahman. He appeared at Shahbagh on Sunday morning and made this promise in front of thousands of protestors who are demanding execution of those responsible for the war crimes […]

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Karachi:  Former captain Shahid Afridi feels under current situation no international team will tour Pakistan and advised the PCB to stop trying to convince weak teams such as Bangladesh to play in their country. Afridi said on Geo News TV on Wednesday that while he understood the honest efforts made by the board to somehow […]

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DHAKA: Spanish football giant Barcelona is pushing for a game in Bangladesh next August, nearly two years after its top star Lionel Messi dazzled a huge crowd in the country’s capital, officials said Wednesday. “Barcelona has approached us with a proposal that they are willing to play in Bangladesh,” Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) president Kazi […]

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A look at the highs and lows from the first week of the Bangladesh Premier League Mohammad Isam An anonymous start Nabil Samad, an uncapped left-arm spinner, bowling to little-known Josh Cobb to start off the BPL is exactly what happens in a tournament that had lost 25-odd cricketers the day before. It also spoke […]

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By Nabeel Hashm KARACHI: After the disappointment of missing out on the  Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), Pakistan’s players are aiming to do well in domestic cricket in hopes of getting called up for the national team as well as securing good contracts in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had decided against allowing […]

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