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Bangladesh will take on six-time champions India in a do-or-die match of their 10th SAFF Championship campaign today, knowing that anything but a win might put their hopes of progressing through the group stages into jeopardy. Going 2-0 down in their opening match against Nepal, Bangladesh face the favourites in the group, who already have […]

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Tickets for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil went on sale on Tuesday, with fans able to apply on Fifa’s website. Fifa is expecting a similar demand to Germany 2006, when there were about seven applicants for every ticket of the 64-match tournament. Around 3.3 million tickets will be available for the tournament. Tickets will […]

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The construction work of stadiums in Sylhet and Cox’s Bazar for next year’s World Twenty20 will be completed by mid-October, said BCB president Nazmul Hassan. The expected finishing time is likely to exceed the ICC’s September 30 deadline but an inspection team from the governing body is likely to see enough evidence of progress buy […]

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Former Chief Justice Mahmudul Amin Chowdhury will lead a disciplinary committee of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) which will hold trial of nine cricketers and officials accused of breaching BCB’s anti-corruption code. Speaking to the media, the former Chief Justice confirmed his acceptance of the role. “I have given my consent to the BCB with regards […]

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Former Chief Justice Mahmudul Amin Chowdhury will lead a disciplinary committee of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) which will hold trial of nine cricketers and officials accused of breaching BCB’s anti-corruption code. Speaking to The Daily Star, the former Chief Justice confirmed his acceptance of the role. “I have given my consent to the BCB with […]

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2 others accused of failing to report corruption On a cloudy day at a posh city hotel, a little light was shed on one of the darkest chapters of the country’s sporting history yesterday. David Richardson, the ICC CEO, announced that nine individuals, including three foreigners, had been charged with corruption in the second edition […]

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2 weeks given to plead guilty or defend themselves   Anti Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) of the International Cricket Council (ICC) has found the involvement of nine individuals in match fixing in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), 2013. Of the nine individuals, seven have been charged with fixing-related offences, while the remaining two with […]

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The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be staged in Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Tuesday. On the opening day of the tournament, co-hosts New Zealand to face Sri Lanka in Christchurch and Australia to meet England, while the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) […]

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Bangladesh made exit from the 2nd SAFF Championship race as they lost to host Nepal in the first semifinal held Saturday at Dasharath Rangasala Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal, reports BSS Nepal will fight for title in the final against the second semifinal winners India or Afghanistan on July 30 at the same venue. India take […]

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The continual delay of the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League has caused issues for Bangladesh cricket’s development programme Bangladesh cricket’s development programme has been adversely affected by the five-month delay in the 2012-13 Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League (DPL), after the National Cricket Academy (NCA) player intake for 2013 remained deferred for almost the same […]

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India has offered a few venues in the east of the country to the ICC for the 2014 T20 World Cup which is to be hosted in Bangladesh. This is because the ICC is not sure whether Bangladesh will be able to complete the venues in Sylhet and Cox’s Bazar on time. Bangladesh is to […]

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The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has frozen the bank accounts of cricketer Mohammad Ashraful who is at the heart of a spot-fixing scandal in Bangladesh. NBR’s Income Tax Policy Department member Syed Md Aminul Karim confirmed the revenue board’s action on Thursday. The former Bangladesh captain is currently under suspension from all forms of […]

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