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West Indies beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets

Bangla Mirror Desk : 21 March, 2016 Andre Fletcher and Andre Russell celebrate West Indies’ win, Sri Lanka v West Indies, World T20 2016, Group 1, Bangalore, March 20, 2016 @ AFP West Indies have thumped Sri Lanka to a 7-wecket defeat in Super Ten round of the World T20 at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Sunday night. In ...

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Mashrafee tears for Taskin

Bangla Mirror Desk : 20 March, 2016 Absence of Taskin and Arafat Sunny is undoubtedly a massive shock for a team like Bangladesh. Especially, what happened with Taskin seems totally unbearable for the captain Mashrafee Bin Mortaza. While asked about Taskin at a press conference at Chinnaswami Stadium in Bangalore on Sunday, Mashrafee cannot help tearing. He repeatedly pronounced one ...

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South Africa rejects FIFA claim of World cup bribe

18 March, 2016 South Africa rejects FIFA’s claim that a $10-million bribe was paid by the country to win the right to host the World Cup in 2010, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Thursday. “South Africa did not pay any bribe nor did it illegally obtain the right to host the World Cup,” he told a news conference in ...

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Pakistan favourites to beat India in Kolkata: Gavaskar

18 March, 2016 Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday picked Pakistan as the favourites against India in the marquee match of the ICC World T20 to be played at the Eden Gardens on Saturday, saying they have the tempo and familiarity with the conditions. India, who came into the tournament as clear favorites, were thrashed by New Zealand in their opening game, ...

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Girls go for gold in sports week

Over 500 women and girls tried out new sports and acitvities as part of International Women and Girls’ Week, organised by Tower Hamlets Council. Sports taster sessions and other fitness activities took place across the borough’s sporting venues. Activities on offer included hula-hooping, aerobics, zumba, core stability, Boxfit, badminton, basketball and swimming. Participants could also enrol in the Sports Relief ...

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Island Dads football unites community members

Emdad Rahman : The Island Dads Club IDC is a voluntary group based on the aisle of Dogs, London and encourages local fathers to participate in regular sporting activities. Football is a regular activity whereby members from all parts of the community come together to enjoy the beautiful game. This week the ever expanding and popular group finished off their ...

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Bangladesh beat Netherlands by 8 runs

Bangla Mirror Desk : 9 March, 2016 After Tamim Iqbal’s smashing unbeaten 83, Bangladeshi bowlers on Wednesday secured their first victory against against Netherlands in their first match of ICC T20 World Cup qualifying match at Dharmashala in Himachal of India on Wednesday. Tamim Iqbal declared man of the match for his unbeaten 83 off 58 adorned with six fours ...

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Four Bangladeshi cricketers included in Asia Cup Best XI

Four Bangladeshi cricketers –Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Mahmudullah Riyad and Al Amin Hossain – have been included in the best eleven of the just concluded Asia Cup T20I tournament, announced by ESPNcricinfo. Indian captain MS Dhoni named as the captain of the best eleven of Asia Cup. Three more Indian cricketers–Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah, two Pakistani players ...

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Bongo launches cricket website & android app

Bongo, an online content-on-demand platform launched a website and an android mobile application which will allow viewers to watch ICC WorldTwenty20 live. It has exclusive contracts with the ICC. The website is www.bongocricket.com and the mobile application is called Bongo Loaded. The mobile application will be available on Google play store and will also be available on the iOS platform ...

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