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Sakib al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim shared 123 runs in fifth wicket stand to give Bangladesh’s innings some respectability before they wasted their wickets on a rollercoaster opening day of second Test against Zimbabwe in Harare on Thursday. The Tigers reached 300-6 at close on the opening day, a commendable score in any circumstances but […]

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Zimbabwe beat Bangladesh by 335 runs in the first test at Harare Sports Club on Saturday after skipper Brendan Taylor became just the third Zimbabwean to score a century in each innings of a match. Taylor’s 171 and 102 not out set up Zimbabwe’s victory in the first of two tests and delivered the country’s […]

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The wait is over. The 8th Bangladesh Games is officially on. Eleven long years after the last edition was held, the country’s biggest sporting extravaganza kicked off yesterday evening, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina opening the colourful ceremony by putting her signature on the electronic board. Some seven thousand athletes from 31 disciplines will fight […]

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The curtain will rise on the 8th Bangladesh Games today at the Bangabandhu National Stadium through a gala opening ceremony where the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will officially declare the Tk 21.72-crore meet open. Fireworks, a thematic cultural show, the lighting of the torch and march-past of the athletes will be the special features of […]

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Robiul Islam is the first Bangladeshi to take the first six wickets in an innings for Bangladesh. No one else had taken the first five before.  Bangladesh are the fourth team to lose five wickets on the same total in Tests. Bangladesh’s 134 is their lowest Test score in Zimbabwe. After two days of sedate […]

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The 2014 Asia Cup will be held in Bangladesh after India, who had originally agreed to play hosts, cited a packed international schedule as the main reason for being unable to organise the tournament. The likely dates for the tournament will be February 24 to March 8. The decision was taken at the Asian Cricket […]

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The grand finale of Microsoft Imagine Cup Bangladesh 2013 was held last Saturday at the American International University Bangladesh (AIUB) auditorium in the capital. Buet 101, a team from Buet (Bangladesh University of Engineering Technology) won this year’s Imagine Cup Bangladesh competition with their project Happy Watch, a Windows phone app that instantly helps to […]

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An hour and a quarter before the game was to start, Chris Gayle sauntered out of the dressing room, skipped down the tunnel and appeared on the field for the first time. By then, more than 25,000 fans had already gathered at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad, and they welcomed Gayle with a […]

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Mushfiqur Rahim, the captain of Bangladesh’s national cricket team, visited the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s health project – MaMoni – in Habiganj today. As a USAID brand ambassador, Mushfiqur promotes health awareness messages across the country, focusing on mothers and young children. READ MORE

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Star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan on Friday returned to bolster Bangladesh for an upcoming two-Test series in Zimbabwe after recovering from a shin-bone injury. Shakib, who underwent surgery in Australia in February, missed last month’s tour of Sri Lanka. He has scored 1,835 runs and taken 102 wickets in 28 Tests. The left-hander is likely to play […]

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The ICC World Twenty20 will be held in Bangladesh for the first time from March 16 to April 6 next year featuring 16 men’s and eight women’s teams. The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) made the announcement at a press conference on the launching of the 5th ICC World Twenty20 […]

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Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) was rocked by payment fiasco yet again when Cricketers Welfare Association of Bangladesh (CWAB) claimed that most of the local players are still unpaid. According to CWAB only Duronto Rajshahi and Khulna Royal Bengals paid the 50 percent amount of the players till date in line with rules set by BPL […]

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