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Modi welcomes Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev on Twitter

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday welcomed former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev on micro-blogging site Twitter and concurred with the latter on lauding the efforts of the Indian Air Force (IAF) in carrying out relief operations in earthquake-hit Nepal. “Agree with you @therealkapildev. We’re proud of the efforts of our forces and other agencies. Great seeing you on Twitter. Hope ...

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Chelsea clinch Premier League title

The club anthem Blue is the Colour resounded around a joyful Stamford Bridge and champagne flowed as Chelsea clinched their first Premier League title for five years with a typically stubborn 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Sunday. There was no show-boating from Jose Mourinho’s ruthlessly efficient side and there were a few jitters as they held on to Eden ...

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Tamim, Kayes record stand helps Bangladesh draw Khulna Test against Pakistan

A world record second innings opening stand between Tamim Iqbal (206) and Imrul kayes (150) helped Bangladesh salvage a draw against Pakistan in the Khulna Test.  It was Bangladesh’s first draw against Pakistan in a Test match. Tamim smashed a majestic double century, only second Bangladesh batsman other than Mushfiqur Rahim to achieve the feat, after combining with Kayes for ...

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Tigers thrash Pakistan in Twenty20, too

Bangladesh extended Pakistan’s woes with a seven-wicket victory in the lone Twenty20, displaying yet another commanding performance at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at Mirpur in the capital yesterday. Playing with passion, gusto and guile, they contained Pakistan to a below par 141-5 after which Shakib Al Hasan and Sabbir Rahman Rumman both struck defining half-centuries to help the side ...

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Misbah, Younus in spotlight as Pakistan look to bounce back

Pakistan hope the return of skipper Misbahul Haq and experienced batsman Younus Khan will help them bounce back on the miserable tour of Bangladesh when a two-Test series opens in Khulna on Tuesday (today). The tour has been a nightmare for the Pakistanis so far, with a 3-0 whitewash in the one-day series being followed by their first-ever defeat to ...

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Pioneer Football League : Ansar become champions

Bangladesh Ansar & VDP (Dhaka Range) became the champions of the Dhaka North City Corporation and Dhaka South City Corporation Pioneer Football League when they beat Tangail Football Academy by 3-2 goals in the final at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Sunday.After a barren first half, Arif of Tangail Football Academy put his team ahead in the 52nd minute of ...

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Our expectation is to win every series, says Hathurusingha

Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha was unfazed by the strength and recent statistics of Pakistan in longer version cricket, stating that the opportunity to play against the sub-continent giant would be helpful to judge their position at the moment. Since Bangladesh have been playing the top level cricket at present, according to Hathurusingha, their standard would be truly justified when ...

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London Marathon 2015: Paula Radcliffe thanks the fans after finishing her final race

An emotional Paula Radcliffe thanked the support of the London crowds after competing in her final marathon. The 41-year-old set the world record marathon time of 2:15:25 when she won the London Marathon back in 2003. Today, she was not going toe-to-toe with the women’s Elite runners, starting instead with the main pack. And Radcliffe would finish with a time ...

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Arsenal 0 Chelsea 0: Mourinho’s men two wins away from the Premier League title after Emirates clash ends in stalemate

Chelsea edged closer to the Premier League title as manager Jose Mourinho extended his unbeaten run over rival Arsene Wenger with a 0-0 draw at Arsenal. The Blues will win the League if they beat Leicester on Wednesday and Crystal Palace next Sunday after securing a hard-fought point at Emirates Stadium. Mourinho has now not lost against Wenger in 13 ...

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Bangladesh taste first Twenty20 victory against Pakistan

After ODIs, Bangladesh went bang, bang before a delirious crowd in Mirpur to break their jinx against Pakistan in the Twenty20 Internationals on Friday. The Tigers toyed with the 2009 World T20 champions on way to a incredible 7-wicket win at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur. The timid performance by the likes of ‘Boom Boom’ Shahid Afridi should ...

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