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Pakistan recover to set New Zealand target of 263

  Pakistan bounced back from a horror start to set New Zealand a competitive target of 263 in the fourth one-day international in Hamilton on Tuesday (Jan 16). Mohammad Hafeez top scored with 81 as the tourists’ batsmen finally managed to notch some runs, with Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail and captain Sarfraz Ahmed also posting half centuries. Paceman Tim Southee ...

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Goal frenzy as Beanibazar and Chhattak play Cancer benefit friendly

By Md Talha: There was a goal blitz at Strepney as Beanibazar and Chhattak played out a friendly game in aid of the Beanibazar Cancer Hospital. Goyas Miah and Shiraz Miah bought the Greater Sylhet Upazila Cup champions to Stepney to play a Cancer benefit game against Emdad Rahman and Abdul Hamid’s young pretenders. An evening of celebrations saw proceedings ...

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Sylhet FC and MK Durbar lock horns in entertaining friendly

Emdad Rahman: A friendly game in Milton Keynes saw honours even as Whitechapel based Sylhet FC locked horns with Milton Keynes Durbar at Lynmouth Crescent – The home of MK Galacticos. Pervez Choudhury (PB) deployed an attacking formation but Tarik Ali’s home side opened the scoring on 17 minutes through Toyab. The lead didn’t last long as the influential Abul ...

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Tri-series: Shakib, Mash dismiss 3 Zimbabweans in 8 overs

Zimbabwe batting on 55*/4 in 20 overs Bangladesh got three wickets in eight overs on the way of the Zimbabwe’s collection to 55*/4 in 20 overs in the opener of the seven-match Tri-series at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium amid cold weather in Mirpur on Monday. Sikandar Raza (9) and Malcolm Waller (3) were on batting in the 5th wicket stand ...

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ICC Under-19 World Cup: Bangladesh reaches quarter final 

Bangladesh reached the quarter final of ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup beating Canada by 66 runs at Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln, New Zealand on Monday. Sent into bat first, Bangladesh under-19 team scored 264 for 8 in the stipulated 50 overs featuring a century by Towhid Hridoy (122) and a half century by Afif Hossain (50). In reply, Canada were all out ...

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Bangladesh U-19 start World Cup with comprehensive win

Bangladesh U19 started their ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 with a comfortable 87-run victory over Namibia U19. Due to rain, match was reduced to 20 overs. Winning the toss, Namibia U19 opted to bowl first at Lincoln. Pinak Ghash gave an flying start with his knock of 26. Then skipper Saif Hassan and Naim Sheikh added 97 runs in ...

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Australian Open Johanna Konta faces USA’s Madison Brengle in first round

  British number one Johanna Konta will play American Madison Brengle in the first round of the Australian Open, which gets under way on Monday. The 26-year-old, seeded ninth, leads the British singles challenge  who is recuperating after hip surgery. Kyle Edmund and Heather Watson are the only other Britons with direct entry into the main draw. eigning champion Serena ...

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Bishwanath Sports Association hold AGM

Emdad Rahman : Bishwanath Sports Association have held their AGM on Sunday 7th January at the Osmani Centre. The election commissioner was Dr Mujibur Rahman. The committee selected were: Chair  Abdul Khalique, Vice chairs, Dawlath Khan Babul, General Secretary  Koyes Miah, Asst Secretary Ashiq Miah, Treasurer Kobir Choudhury, Publicity Secretary, Misbah Uddin, Regional Secretary Yakub Ali, Azad Ali  and Muhibur Rahman. ...

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Choudhury gets extended run at Sylhet FC

Emdad Rahman: Whitechapel based Sylhet FC have extended the contract of manager Pervez Choudhury for another year after a successful trophy laden year in 2017. PB will lead Sylhet FC for the summer and winter campaigns of 2018. He commented: “I simply love football management and it is a privilege to be at the helm of this prestigious football club ...

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BCB announce 16-man squad for first two ODIs of Tri-Nation Series

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Sunday announced a 16-man ODI squad for the two matches of Tri-Nation series, starting on January 15 at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNCS) in Mirpur. BCB selection committee chief Minhajul Abedin Nannu announced the squad in a press conference at SBNCS media block while another selection panel member Habibul Basha also present on the occasion. ...

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