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Lionel Messi owes me: Ronaldo

A meeting of Federation of Bangladesh University Teachers Association (FBUTA) will be held this afternoon after a fruitful meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina over the issue of their salary hike. FBUTA secretary general Prof ASM Maksud Kamal said they will take the decision at the meeting to be held around 5pm whether they will continue their strike or attend ...

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India beats Australia by 37 runs in 1st Twenty20

Virat Kohli smashed a career-best unbeaten 90 before Australia top order choked against spinners as India secured a 37-run victory in the first Twenty20 on Tuesday. Kohli continued his sublime ODI form in a strong total of 188-3 after India was put in to bat when Australia captain Aaron Finch won the toss. Kohli provided the nucleus of a challenging ...

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Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 42 runs

Bangladesh today beat visiting Zimbabwe by a big margin of 42 runs in the 2nd T20 of the four match T20 series at Khulna Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium. Sabbir Rumman, who scored 93 off 30 during Bangladesh’s pile of 168 runs, was awarded man of the match. Touring Zimbabwe have managed to score 125 runs by losing eight wickets in ...

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Bale, Messi hit hat-tricks as Real Madrid, Barca win

Zinedine Zidane’s reign as Real Madrid boss got off to a flying start as Gareth Bale scored a hat-trick in a 5-0 thrashing of Deportivo la Coruna on Saturday. Victory took Madrid back to within two points of Barcelona after the European champions cruised to a 4-0 win over Granada earlier in the day courtesy of a hat-trick from Lionel ...

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New Zealand beats Sri Lanka by 9 wickets in 2nd T20

Martin Guptill hit the fastest half-century by a New Zealand batsman, only for Colin Munro to better it moments later as the hosts needed just 10 overs to rout Sri Lanka by nine wickets in their Twenty20 match on Sunday, winning both matches of the series. Grant Elliott took 4-22 as New Zealand restricted Sri Lanka to 142-8 batting first. ...

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Platini will not run in Fifa presidential election

Suspended Uefa president Michel Platini says he will not stand in the Fifa presidential election next month, reports BBC. Platini, along with Fifa president Sepp Blatter, has been banned from football-related activities for eight years by world football’s governing body. Both men were found guilty of breaches surrounding a $2m “disloyal payment” made to Platini in 2011. They are appealing ...

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Preparations for ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Bangladesh 2016 to continue

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has said it will continue to prepare for this month’s ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Bangladesh 2016 despite Australia withdrawing its team from the event and expressing its concerns about the safety and security of its squad and management. A press release of the ICC explained that its own security manager and an independent security ...

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Tigers aim to make dream start in New Year

Soumya hopes to get back rhythm against Zimabwe A poor BPL outing following a blockbuster international year has raised a question when hardships and disappointments lie in wait for Soumya Sarkar, a batsman who gave the Bangladesh top order a rare solidity since his debut. Soumya would get the T20 series against Zimbabwe to reply those questions but for the ...

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Zimbabwe in city to play T20I series

A 16-member Zimbabwe cricket team arrived in the city on Monday to play a four-match T20I series against Bangladesh. Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium, Khulna will host all the four matches scheduled to be held on January 15, 17, 20 and 22. The visiting team will travel to Khulna from the capital on Tuesday. Zimbabwe squad: Malcolm Waller, Peter Joseph Moor, ...

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Tigers squad for first two T20Is against Zim announced

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Tuesday announced Bangladesh National Cricket team for the 1st and 2nd matches of the four-match Twenty20 internationals series against Zimbabwe. Pacer Mashrafe Bin Mortaza remained as captain of the 14-member squad while world all rounder Shakib Al Hasan as vice captain. Zimbabwe Cricket team will arrive in Dhaka on January 11 on a 17-day tour ...

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