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Tk 115cr allocated for beautification; PM spurs ministries on ADP implementation Chips of paint are falling off and rust has set in. This globe-shaped fountain in front of Shahjalal International Airport, the country’s prime airport, is in this state due to sheer negligence. Photo: Sk Enamul Haq With the T20 World Cup Cricket less than […]

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A meeting between the delegations of the ICC and Sri Lankan cricket board and the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) authorities was held over the security measures for the players of the Sri Lankan Cricket team A meeting regarding the security measures for players of the Sri Lankan Cricket team was held between the delegations of […]

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Australia will send a representative to an ICC security meeting in crisis-torn Bangladesh next week as concerns rise about the nation’s ability to guarantee player safety in this year’s World Twenty20 tournament.   Violence and strikes surrounded elections in Bangladesh this month.   Cricket Australia is sending its anti-corruption and security manager, Sean Carroll, to […]

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Afghanistan included in the meet Brushing aside all doubt and uncertainty over the country’s prevailing political turmoil, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has decided that Bangladesh will remain as the host of the Asia Cup Cricket likely to begin on February 25.   The other hot news that came from the Saturday’s ACC meeting held […]

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Bangladesh hosted the last edition of the Asia Cup in 2012, when they lost to Pakistan in the final. The had also hosted the tournament back in 2000, which was also won by Pakistan. Bangladesh’s fate as Asia Cup hosts depends on an Asian Cricket Council (ACC) meeting in Sri Lanka this week. The political […]

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New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson scored the quickest century ever in international cricket on Wednesday, taking just 36 balls against West Indies to break the record long held by Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi. Afridi scored a 37-ball hundred against Sri Lanka in 1996 and had remained the fastest across all formats of the international game since. […]

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Nazmul Hassan, the BCB president, will meet the major political leaders of Bangladesh to get assurances that cricket will remain uninterrupted in the country, in a bid to reassure Sri Lanka Cricket, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) and the ICC over security concerns. The BCB is keen to have meetings in January and get the […]

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Recent events in Bangladesh have strained relations with Pakistan with issues being raised over security. PHOTO: ESPNCRICINFO KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is not jumping to conclusions regarding the country’s participation in next year’s Asia Cup and the ICC World Twenty20 scheduled to be held in Bangladesh. Questions were raised over whether the PCB still […]

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The trophy finally arrived in Dhaka and was officially unveiled on Tuesday The Fifa World Cup Trophy finally arrived in Dhaka and was officially unveiled at the city’s Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel yesterday. The venue where the golden trophy will be displayed was shifted from Bangabandhu National Stadium to Radisson due to logistic problem, […]

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Photo: fifa.com The FIFA World Cup trophy, as part of its world tour to 88 countries, has arrived in Dhaka from United Arab Emirates this afternoon. The trophy was brought to Bangladesh, for the first time in the history of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, on a Danish chartered plane accompanied by FIFA delegates. […]

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Raqibul struck 12 fours and three sixes to make 111 off just 87 deliveries Shaheed Jewel XI rode on a superb century from Raqibul Hasan to win the traditional Victory Day cricket match against Shaheed Mushtaque XI by 149 runs at the Dhanmondi Cricket Stadium yesterday. Batting at number six Raqibul came in at a […]

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It is Sheikh Jamal’s second Federation Cup title in four years A late 83rd minute header from national defender Nasir Uddin Chowdhury was enough to give Sheikh Jamal DC the season’s first tournament Walton Federation Cup title with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Muktijoddha SKC at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday. It was Sheikh Jamal’s […]

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