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Bangladesh new SAFF U-16 champion

Bangladesh clinched SAFF U-16 football championship 2015 by defeating India 4-2 in tie-breaker at Sylhet District Stadium. The final match went into tie-breaker after both teams ended full-time at 1-1. Fahim Murshed gave Bangladesh the lead on the 46th minute when he forcefully drove Shawon’s cross to beat the Indian goalkeeper. India leveled the scores after the hour mark when ...

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Women’s team gear up for ICC T20

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) extended their outlook to the development of Bangladesh women’s cricket alongside men’s team and formulated a comprehensive but effectual plan for them. The board arranged four home and away series for the eves team, which will be held before and after the upcoming ICC Women’s World Twenty20. Prior to the World Twenty20, the board managed to ...

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U-16 boys a win away from glory

Bangladesh Under-16 football team is one win away from their maiden international title as they face holders India in the third SAFF Under-16 Football Championship final at Sylhet today. The match, which will be telecast live on Bangladesh Television, will start at 5:00pm. The Bangladesh Football Federation has apologised for a blunder it committed in the match ticket, which mentioned ...

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BPL: More buyers than teams

At least ten buyers have expressed their interest to purchase the Bangladesh Premier League’s (BPL’s) franchises for the third edition of the T20 competition League due to begin in November this year. Yesterday was the last date for interested candidates to apply for an opportunity to own a team in the cash-rich competition. It was learnt that companies like Beximco ...

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Scintilla put Bow Green to the sword

Emdad Rahman The Scintilla Seniors returned to winning ways after a 157 run victory over Bow Green. At West Ham sports ground Scintilla opted to bat after winning the toss. With the English national team regaining The Ashes at Trent Bridge, the inspired ECCL champions rediscovered their devastating staying power at the crease to reach 320/10 from 42.1 overs. Too ...

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Nepal crush Maldives 5-0

Nepal made a flying start in the six-nation SAFF U-16 Championship crushing the Maldives by 5-0 goals in the Group B opener at the Sylhet Stadium on Monday. The winning side led the first half by 3-0 goals. Prezen Tamang and Suman Aryal struck two goals each while Laxman Pariyar netted the other goal for the earthquake-hit Himalayan country. Laxman ...

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Mashrafe to fly Singapore for son’s treatment

Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, Bangladesh ODI and T-20 skipper, reportedly will fly to Singapore for the treatment of his baby boy. Sahel Mortaza, Mashrafe’s 10-month-old boy has been sick since 2015 World Cup. Since then the baby’s sickness is not coming round that made Mashrafe forced to take this decision. Meanwhile, local doctors repeatedly have failed to diagnose his disease. Mashrafe ...

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Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics

Beijing has been chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, beating the bid of Kazakhstan’s Almaty. Having hosted the 2008 Olympics, the Chinese capital will be the first city to host both a summer and winter Games. Beijing and Almaty were considered outsiders when the 2022 bid race opened two years ago. But after a host of European ...

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