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Tri-series T20: Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe

Dhaka, Sept 14 : In their first game of the ongoing Tri-series T20, Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe by 28 runs on Saturday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. Zimbabwe won the toss and opted to bowl first. Afghanistan took the advantage of batting first setting a massive target of 198 runs for Zimbabwe riding on the 22-ball fifty of Najibullah Zadran. While ...

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Hazard debuts as Madrid beats Levante 3-2 in Spanish league

Photo: Real Madrid’s Eden Hazard, left, vies for the ball with Levante’s Enis Bardhi during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Levante at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. Madrid, Sep 14 : The wait was finally over for Eden Hazard, who made his Spanish league debut with Real Madrid in ...

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Tri-nation T-20 series: Bangladesh make good start beating Zimbabwe by 3 wickets

Dhaka, Sept 13 : A stunning fifty from Afif Hossain (52), who was playing only his second T20, guided Bangladesh to a hard-fought win by three wickets against Zimbabwe in the Tri-series opener on Friday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur. Besides Afif, Mosaddek Hossain (30), Liton Das (19), Sabbir Rahman (15) and Mahmudullah (14) reached double digit scores ...

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Asia Cup Archery: Shana wins gold in recurve men’s singles

Mohammad Rumon Shana. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Sept 13 : Bangladeshi archer Mohammad Rumon Shana has won gold in the recurve men’s singles of the ongoing Asia Cup-World Ranking Archery Tournament (Stage-3). The 24-year-old beat Shi Zhengi of China by 7-3 set points in the final at Clark City in Philippines on Friday. On the way to the final, Shana beat ...

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Lionel Messi wanted Neymar to return to Barcelona

Photo: Lionel Messi wanted Neymar to return to Barcelona this summer. Dhaka, Sept 13 : Lionel Messi says he wanted Neymar to return to Barcelona this year as the Brazilian would have helped the club take a leap forward, adding that his former team mate was looking forward to rejoining the La Liga champions, reports The Indian Express. Barca spent ...

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Tri-Nation T20 Series: Bangladesh to play Zimbabwe Friday

Dhaka, Sept 12 : After a long break of eight months, the white-ball cricket is finally set to take place in Bangladesh with the Tri-nation T20I series involving Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe. The event will kick off with the match between hosts Bangladesh and touring Zimbabwe at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Friday at 6:30pm. Private television channel ...

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FIFA, AFC Qualifiers: Bangladesh lose to Afghanistan

Dhaka, Sep 10 : Bangladesh started their joint Qualification (Round-1) of the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup 2023 campaign with a 0-1 goal defeat to Afghanistan on Tuesday. The match was played at the Central Republican Stadium in the Tajik capital Dushanbe. Captain Farshad Noor scored the match-winner for Afghanistan in the 27th minute. In their last ...

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Ex-England captains Strauss, Boycott receive knighthoods

Former England cricket captains Andrew Strauss and Geoffrey Boycott. London, Sep 10 : Former England cricket captains Andrew Strauss and Geoffrey Boycott have been given knighthoods in former Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation honors list. The two opening batsmen were the only sporting names in a list largely consisting of political figures, a nod to May’s lifelong love of cricket ...

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Afghanistan thrash Bangladesh to register second win in Test Cricket

Afghanistan registered their second win in the longest format after thrashing Bangladesh by 224 runs in the one-off Test on Monday. It was the first away Test victory for Afghanistan, their first came at home against Ireland. Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan picked up 10 wickets and scored 50 runs in the match to take his side to a momentous win. ...

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Bangladesh U-16 Women beat Chonburi FC

Dhaka, Sep 6 : Bangladesh Under-16 Women’s Football team beat Chonburi FC Women’s team by 1-0 goal in their first practice match at IPE Chonburi Stadium in Thailand on Friday. Shamsunnahar scored the lone goal in the 32nd minute. Bangladesh will play the next practice match against the same opponent on September 9. A 31-member Bangladesh team went to Thailand ...

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