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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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Mission accomplished!

Bangla Mirror Desk: Player of the match Soumya Sarkar remained unbeaten on 127 runs from only 110 balls and took Bangladesh home in the third and final ODI match of the series at Mirpur on Wednesday. After the comprehensive victories in the first and second matches, Bangladesh won their tenth ODI series via a whitewash, or “Banglawash” for the millions ...

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Bangladesh Under-19 team take unbeatable lead

Bangladesh Under-19 cricket team clinched the youth ODI series with two-match remaining when they beat South Africa Under-19 cricket team by just eight runs in the fifth match of the seven-match series at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong yesterday. By virtue of the victory, Bangladesh led the seven-match youth ODI series with 4-1. The next two matches of the ...

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Waugh dead against KP

Former Australia captain Steve Waugh has urged England to move on from Kevin Pietersen, believing the controversial batsman no longer merits a place in the side and brings too much baggage as well. South Africa-born Pietersen has not played for his adopted nation in over a year after being sacked following the fallout of the woeful Ashes whitewash. The 34-year-old ...

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Tigers’ historic series win over Pakistan

Bangladesh seal 7-wicket victory in second ODI Opener Tamim Iqbal led Bangladesh in an admirable fashion, hitting his second consecutive century that steered the hosts to an impressive seven-wicket victory over Pakistan in the second ODI at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium yesterday. The swashbuckling opener struck a run-a-ball 116 not out as Bangladesh gunned down the target of 240 with ...

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Sunny way of doing things

A late entrant into the national squad, 28-year-old Arafat Sunny has a unique hobby. He loves to keep pigeons as pets. In fact, there was a time when he looked after nearly a hundred pigeons at his terrace and even trained a few of them for inter-city travel. It’s a pastime that definitely needs patience and in a way that’s ...

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Baki’s 2016 Rio Olympics dream still alive

Bangladesh shooter Abdullah Hel Baki kept alive his hopes of qualifying for the Rio Olympics next year as he finished 26th in the men’s 10-metre air-rifle event (qualification) of the ISSF World Cup Rifle/Pistol in Changwon, South Korea yesterday. Baki, winner of the silver medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, scored a total of 621.9 points to finish ...

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