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Weather is a factor that can play spoilsport as there is some chance of rain on the match day Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab, the two best teams in the competition will clash in the final at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday. This confirms the Indian Premier League to have indeed come […]

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Workers in Campinas have embarked on a huge operation to eradicate mosquitos, which spread the disease, before the Portuguese and Nigerian teams arrive  The Brazilian city where Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Nigeria’s John Mikel Obi will train for the World Cup is in the grip of a crippling dengue fever epidemic. Workers in Campinas have […]

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Tamim Iqbal has been confirmed as a participant in the MCC v Rest of the World Bicentenary match at Lord’s on July 5. The dashing left-handed opener will play against West Indies legend Brian Lara and India icon Sachin Tendulkar and alongside legendary spinners Muttiah Muralitharan and Shane Warne for for the ‘Rest of the […]

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Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has appointed former Zimbabwe Test captain and also Zimbabwe’s all-time leading all-rounder Heath Streak as specialist bowling coach of Bangladesh National team for next two years on Monday.   Streak is expected to arrive in Dhaka in the first week of June and will form a new-look coaching partnership with head […]

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Pathan made full use of the two lives to smash the fastest fifty in IPL history as KKR knocked off a 161-run target in 14.2 overs A phenomenal knock from Yusuf Pathan, who blasted his way to a 22-ball 72, catapulted Kolkata Knight Riders to the second-place in the point table as the hosts hammered […]

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The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by 30 runs at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash on Thursday. A superb batting performance by Robin Uthappa and Shakib Al Hasan helped the KKR to put a huge total of 195 runs for four wickets. Uthappa […]

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A “status quo” order provided by a Dhaka court has thrown the FIFA World Cup, Brazil, 2014’s live transmission in the country in jeopardy. A Dhaka district court has given the “status quo” on Tuesday as a local consortium – Total Sports Marketing (TSM) and Sony Television, the right holders of this region, were locked […]

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 Former Sri Lankan all-rounder Upul Chandika Hathurusinghe has been appointed head coach of Bangladesh Cricket team for next two years. Hathurusinghe likely to arrive in Bangladesh on June 10 ahead of the Tigers’ three-match ODI home series against World champions India beginning on June 15, BCB media manager Rabeed Imam confirmed this on Monday. This […]

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 India will tour Bangladesh for a three-ODI series during the window between the IPL final on June 1 and their departure for England on June 22. The three ODIs will be played in Dhaka on June 15, 17 and 19. ESPNcricinfo understands India will have a new captain in all likelihood, with MS Dhoni and […]

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Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly said that he would give a thought to the Bangladesh national cricket team’s head coach job when he gets the proposal. Akram Khan, a member of the Bangladesh Cricket Board’s (BCB) coach appointment committee, has dismissed speculations in the media of former India captain Sourav Ganguly being the next Bangladesh […]

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The players will meet up on 26 May in Rio de Janeiro and play two friendlies against Panama and Serbia before opening their World Cup campaign against Croatia Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari announced his World Cup squad on Wednesday. The 23-name list includes 16 players who were in the team that won last year’s […]

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Japan has apologised for “creating a misunderstanding” after suggesting it could step in and hold the 2022 World Cup instead of Qatar, if the Gulf nation is stripped of hosting rights. Japan Football Association (JFA) president Kuniya Daini made the initial comments in a taped interview with AFP in late March, but he later backtracked […]

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