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Bangladesh restrict Zimbabwe to 265

Zimbabwe were all out for 265 in their first innings on the second day of the one-off Test against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday. Abu Jayed and Taijul Islam shared the remaining four wickets to finish with 4-71 and 2-90 respectively after Zimbabwe resumed second day’s play on 228-6. Skipper Craig Ervine earlier made 107 ...

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Dhaka Test: Zimbabwe off to cautious start

  Touring Zimbabwe managed a cautious start in the one-off Test against Bangladesh at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Saturday. At lunch of day one, Zimbabwe were batting at 80 for one in 30 overs. Prince Masvuare and Craig Ervine were batting at 45 and 26 respectively. The only wicket Zimbabwe lost was taken by Abu Jayed Rahi who have ...

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National handball team goalkeeper Sohanur Rahman killed in Kushtia road accident

His cousin Hridoy also dies Sohanur Rahman Sohan, goalkeeper of Bangladesh national handball team among two were killed in a road accident in Kushtia on Friday. The other deceased was Sohan’s cousin Hridoy Khan, Kushtia correspondent reports. According to the locals, the tragic incident happened as Sohan’s motorcycle had a head-on collision with a three-wheeler, locally known as Nasimon, in Daulatpur ...

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Warm-up match: Tigresses beat Pakistan by 5 runs

Bangladesh geared up well for the ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup, beating Pakistan by five runs in their final warm-up match in Brisbane, Australia on Thursday. Pace bowler Jahanara Alam led the victory, claiming 4-22 in 3.4 overs. Bangladesh put up a mediocre 111-8 after opting to bat first at the Allan Border Field but thanks to Jahanara they defended ...

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Atlético Madrid edges Liverpool 1-0 in Champions League

Photo: Atletico Madrid players celebrate after a 1st leg, round of 16, of the Champions League soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Liverpool at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. Atlético Madrid’s defense was back at its best on Tuesday, too good even for the European champions. Atlético Madrid scored early and then defended superbly to ...

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Moeen Ali to captain Birmingham in new Hundred tournament

Moeen Ali will captain Birmingham Phoenix in English cricket’s new Hundred competition, it was announced Tuesday. The England all-rounder, who grew up near Edgbaston, the venue for the Phoenix’ home matches, will lead a side that includes fellow World Cup winner Chris Woakes as well as Kane Williamson, the captain of the New Zealand side beaten in last year’s thrilling ...

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Xavier closes with 8-0 run to beat St. John’s 77-74 at MSG

In a game they couldn’t afford to lose, the Xavier Musketeers rallied just in time and got the biggest shot of the night from a freshman. Zach Freemantle made the go-ahead basket with 10.4 seconds left and added two late free throws as Xavier scored the final eight points to surge past St. John’s 77-74 on Monday. “We’re very fortunate,” ...

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Celta strike late to put brakes on Real Madrid

Real Madrid’s winning streak ended when they conceded a late goal to draw 2-2 at home to Celta Vigo and finish the weekend with their lead over Barcelona down to one point. Real manager Zinedine Zidane was philosophical. “There’s nothing to explain, it’s just the way things are, it’s football,” he said. “I’m not worried about it, but I’m disappointed, ...

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England win South Africa Twenty20 series

England beat South Africa by five wickets in the third and final Twenty20 international at SuperSport Park on Sunday to win the three-match series. South Africa 222-6 in 20 overs (T. Bavuma 49, Q. de Kock 35, H. Klaasen 66, D. Miller 35 not out; T. Curran 2-33, B. Stokes 2-35) England 226-5 in 19.1 overs (J. Buttler 57, J. ...

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Griezmann shines as Barcelona edge gritty Getafe

A slick Antoine Griezmann strike set Barcelona on their way against Getafe in La Liga on Saturday before they survived a late onslaught from the gritty visitors to win 2-1. The result leaves Barcelona trailing on goal-difference atop La Liga before leaders Real Madrid’s Sunday home game with Celta Vigo. In a physically engaging game, Barca star Jordi Alba limped ...

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