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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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By Indo Asian News Service | IANS Adelaide, Jan 18 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies captain Carl Hooper says he has no interest in becoming the next head coach of the Bangladesh cricket team. Hooper was reacting to claims by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) media committee chairman Jalal Yunus that he was one of those interested in taking […]

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LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has rejected the claim of its Bangladesh counterpart that the latter sent a request to the former regarding release of its players for the Bangladesh Premier League. Commenting on the media release issued by the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Jan 18, the PCB spokesman said, “In order to put […]

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BPL T20 kicks off

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Fireworks light up the sky at the grand opening ceremony of Bangladesh Premier League T20 tournament at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in capital’s Mirpur on Thursday. The grand opening ceremony of the Bangladesh Premier League T20 tournament was held in Dhaka on Thursday. President Zillur Rahman inaugurated the second edition of the competition at 6:30pm […]

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Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday decided that the second edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) will start without any Pakistani players. “We have decided to kick off the BPL without Pakistani players,” BCB President Nazmul Hassan Papon told this to reporters during a press briefing at the BCB headquarters at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium […]

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Shakib Al Hasan talks on BPL, Dhaka Gladiators and more By Nazmus Saquib   On 14 January, the most expensive player of this season’s BPL (Bangladesh Premier League) – Shakib Al Hasan returned to the field after his long hiatus from cricket due to injury. After this practice session with his team Dhaka Gladiators, the […]

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'BPL to go ahead without Pakistani players'

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As Bangladesh's tour to Pakistan is becoming more uncertain, Pakistani players would not take part in the second Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). “BPL will continue anyway. It won't stop even if the Pakistani players are denied permission to join,” BPL Governing Counc generic cialis no prescription il Chairman Afzalur Rahman Sinha said on Monday. “Maybe […]

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A 106-run fourth-wicket partnership between captain Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik helped Pakistan overcame a terrible start to pull off a thrilling last-over win the first Twenty20 International against India by five wickets at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore yesterday. It was a match of contrasting innings from Pakistan and India, as the hosts […]

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Sachin Tendulkar  Record-breaking India batsman Sachin Tendulkar has retired from one-day international cricket. In a statement, the 39-year-old said: “I feel blessed to have fulfilled the dream of being part of a World Cup-winning Indian team.” The ‘Little Master’ made his one-day debut in 1989 and collected 463 caps. He excelled in the 50-over format […]

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