BCB body, AGM challenged in court

September 25, 2017

A writ petition was filed on Sunday seeking a High Court’s directive to restrain the incumbent executive members of Bangladesh Cricket Board from holding both the Annual General Meeting and the Extraordinary General Meeting scheduled on October 2. The petitioner and architect Mubasshar Hussain also prayed for a rule on the government and the National Sports Council to explain Read more

Tigers reach Potchefstroom

September 25, 2017

Bangladesh national cricket team on Sunday reached Potchefstroom to play the first of their two Test matches against hosts South Africa in their forthcoming series.
The Tigers left Benoni at 11:00am local time and after a short journey of two hours, they reached Potchefstroom in the afternoon for the first Test, beginning on September 28. Read more

Under-18 boys in search of third win

September 25, 2017

Bangladesh were expecting to make a giant leap in securing the title of SAFF Under-18 Championship when they would face on Nepal in their penultimate match in Thimpu, Bhutan today.
If Bangladesh can win the match, which will kick-off at 7:00pm Bangladesh Standard Time, they will require just one point from their final match against hosts Bhutan on Read more

Khulna set Barisal massive target

September 25, 2017

Defending Champions Khulna were looking for a win against Barisal in National Cricket League match after setting them a target of 403 runs in the fourth innings at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Sunday. Barisal reached 32-0 at stumps on the third day, still needing 371 runs if they are to shock the holders in their own backyards on the final day with all 10 wickets Read more

Ex-nat’l goalie Motaleb dies

September 25, 2017

Former national football team captain and goalkeeper Motaleb Hossain died of cardiac arrest at the house of his relatives in capital’s Bhuter Gali area on Sunday. He was 67.
He is survived by his wife, one son, and one daughter.
He was buried at the Azimpur graveyard after his second Read more

Tigers happy with draw

September 24, 2017

The three-day practice match between Bangladesh and Cricket South Africa Invitation XI ended in a draw after the Tigers showed a modest display on the final day at Willowmoore Park in Benoni on Saturday.
The Tigers declared their second innings on 235-9 to set-up a target 229 runs for the Invitation XI in just one session but the hosts opted to go against it and accepted a draw. Read more

No serious concern for Tamim, Soumya

September 24, 2017

Bangladesh openers Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar, who have suffered some minor injuries during their three-day practice match in Benoni, are unlikely to miss the first Test against South Africa, confirmed Bangladesh a team official.nTamim pulled his muscles while batting on the first day and left the ground retired hurt after scoring five runs facing 13 deliveries. Read more

Khulna rule despite Monir’s 7wkts

September 24, 2017

Defending champions Khulna took the control in their second round National Cricket League match when they restricted opponents Barisal to 171-6 on the second day at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Saturday.nResuming on 348-3, Khulna could add just 96 runs to their overnight score before they were all out for 444 runs with left-arm spinner Monir Hossain picking Read more

Pacers make good use of chances

September 23, 2017

Bangladesh bowlers spent decent time on the second day of three-day practice match as all the strike bowlers chipped in against Cricket South Invitation XI at Willowmoore Park in Benoni on Friday.
Each of the four Bangladeshi pacers got off the mark with at least a wicket while spinner Mehedi Hasan complemented with one wicket to force the opponents Read more

Tigers ready to take next step: Mushfiq

September 23, 2017

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim said Thursday his team were approaching their tour of South Africa with confidence after playing well in recent years.
Rahim said he wanted his team to build on their form in home matches, including Test wins over England and Australia in the past year. Read more

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