BCB bags over Tk41cr from Tigers’ jersey

May 21, 2015

Media planning company Top of Mind came from behind to earn the sponsorship rights of the Bangladesh national cricket team for the next two years for a whopping cost of Tk 41.41 crore, said BCB officials on Wednesday. Top of Mind outbid cellular operator Grameenphone, who had offered Tk 41 crore in the three-phase bidding process conducted at the Read more

Mushfiq crowned as the fittest Tiger

May 21, 2015

Bangladesh Test skipper Mushfiqur Rahim turned out to be the fittest Tiger as national team contenders began their preparation for the upcoming home series against India with a two-day fitness test on Wednesday. All the members of the 23-member preliminary squad were present except Rubel Hossain and Sabbir Rahman reported to national team trainer Read more

Loye to join as head coach of HPU

May 21, 2015

Former England one-day cricketer Malachy Loye is all set to join Bangladesh Cricket Board as the head coach of newly revived High Performance Unit, said the BCB officials on Wednesday. Australian Allister de Winter of Australia was the front runner for the post before he withdrawn himself citing family reasons. Loye, a right-hand batsman and off-break bowler, Read more

New Age make winning start

May 21, 2015

Media Cup Cricket
New Age make winning start
New Age cricket team got off to a winning start in the Walton-BSJC Media Cup Cricket Tournament when they defeated New Nation by three wickets at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium on Wednesday. New Nation opted to bat first after winning the toss and scored 92-4 in the six-a-side-affair. New Age’s Ahmmad Foyez bagged two wickets while Saad Hammadi Read more

MSC win battle of giants

May 21, 2015

A last-gasp winner by Mohammad Ibrahim helped Mohammedan Sporting Club secure a crucial 1-0 win over arch-rivals Abahani Limited in their Bangladesh Premier League match on Wednesday. Ibrahim scored his third league goal to give the Black and Whites a prestigious win in the clash of two Dhaka giants as the attacking midfielder became the hero Read more

Banks keep injecting SME loans into unproductive sectors

May 19, 2015

63pc of SME loans go to trading sector in Q1
Some 63 per cent of the Tk 26,140.62 crore SME loans disbursed in the first three months of 2015 went to trading sectors as banks continued to neglect the manufacturing zone, according to Bangladesh Bank data to be released next week. BB officials, while talking to New Age on Monday, said the major financial goal of small and medium enterprises could not be Read more

Accord warns 28 RMG factories of cutting business ties

May 19, 2015

Bangladesh Accord on Fire and Building Safety, a platform led by the European brands and retailers, has warned of cutting business relations with 28 factories for their failure to make satisfactory progress with the remediation work. In a recent report, the Accord said that they have sent a total of 224 follow-up inspection reports (fire, electrical and structural) to the factory, Read more

Dhaka stocks soar as turnover crosses Tk 750cr

May 19, 2015

Dhaka stocks jumped on Monday with the turnover crossing the Tk 750 crore mark amid investors’ heavy buying of shares and injection of fresh funds into the market in an expectation that the market would rise further. The key index of Dhaka Stock Exchange, DSEX, rose by 2.11 per cent, or 91.43 points, to close at 4,407.42 points. Turnover of the bourse increased to Read more

BCB’s high demand hits lowest-level cricket hard

May 19, 2015

Exorbitant registration fees and some tough conditions set by the Bangladesh Cricket Board have drastically reduced interest in third division qualifying league, the lowest ranked domestic competition. The BCB asked Cricket Committee of Dhaka Metropolis to fix Tk 5 lakh as entry fee for the competition, five times higher than that of previous season, leaving many Read more

Tamim may skip BCL

May 19, 2015

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal may skip last-phase match of Bangladesh Cricket League as precaution of his knee injury ahead of upcoming home series against India, said Bangladesh Cricket Board official on Monday. Tamim went to Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Monday to get an update on his next course of action for his latest injury that made him suffer to some Read more

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