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Riders outplayed Super Stars

Rangpur Riders outplayed Sylhet Super Stars and secured 8 wickets win throwing them out of the third edition of BPL match at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in the capital on Monday. Super Stars had to win all their matches in hand to gain any sort of chances in the knock out phase in the BPL -3 but they failed ...

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Michel Platini: Uefa chief’s lawyers welcome ‘important evidence’

Michel Platini’s lawyers say a memo published in a French newspaper on Sunday could help clear the suspended Uefa president of wrongdoing. Platini and Fifa president Sepp Blatter have been suspended over allegations a “disloyal payment” was made to Platini in 2011 for work done years earlier. Le Journal du Dimanche says the memo, dating back to 1998, includes a ...

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Mushfiqur wanted to step down as captain: Sylhet coach

Sarwar Imran, the Sylhet Super Stars coach, confirmed that Mushfiqur Rahim resigned as captain on his own terms ahead of the team’s clash against Barisal Bulls on Sunday. Shahid Afridi’s appearance at the toss merely confirmed rumors that had been going around for close to 48 hours of a change in Sylhet’s captaincy. Imran also revealed plenty of discussion involving ...

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Afridi grabs most economical bowling figures of BPL

Pakistan’s flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi, who was also seen to captain Sylhet Superstars in Sunday’s match against Barisal Bulls in the third season of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), has clutched a great bowling record to his name. Afridi, the Pakistan T20 captain who holds the record of taking most number of wicket in the instant format of the game ...

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Bowlers shine as Sylhet squash Barisal

Sylhet Superstars’ bowlers made an unbelievable turnaround as they bowled out Barisal Bulls for 58, the lowest-ever total in the BPL, and then chasing it with ease to win by nine wickets. The massive swing in fortune – Sylhet lost five of their six matches previously – coincided with Shahid Afridi replacing Mushfiqur Rahim as captain for the remainder of ...

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Vikings to chase 140 runs to win

The Sylhet Super Stars put a competitive total of 139 against the Chittagong Vikings as Afridi smashed 62 off 41 balls with 5 fours and 4 sixes at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Wednesday Though the top orders of the Sylhet Super Stars displayed a poor defense as they lost their four batsmen in quick succession after the Vikings sent ...

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Steyn to miss the final Test against India

South Africa premium fast bowler Dale Steyn has been ruled out of the fourth and final Test against India at Delhi. Steyn has missed the last two Tests due to injury and the Proteas will hoped that their frontline bowler would be available for selection for the final Test. Marchant de Lange was called as cover for Steyn in the ...

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Last chance at redemption for South Africa

On paper this series resembled India’s tour of England in 2011. Big expectation, No. 1 side to be tested over a long period of time by the hosts, the No. 1 side loses its No. 1 bowler in the first Test, it competes for a Test and a half, and is then run ragged. The key feature of both the ...

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Bangladesh Premier League, 6th Match : Barisal clinch a stunning win

  Thanks to a special Al-Amin hat-trick, superb tactical changes from skipper Mahmudullah and senseless batting from Sylhet, Barisal managed to defend 108 by a single run. It was another final-over finish, the fifth in six games kept the crowd on the edge of their seats, as a wicket or a boundary swung the match dramatically. Taijul Islam bowled the ...

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Dynamites win opener in BPL

Dhaka Dynamites showed a firm determination in securing a six-wicket victory over Comilla Victorians in their opening and the 2nd match of BPL-2015 at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital yesterday. In a surface that got slower as the time progressed, Dhaka Dynamites, a team owned by the country’s leading business conglomerate Beximco Limited, came up with an unwavering ...

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