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England great Boycott recovering from heart bypass surgery

Former England batsman and popular broadcaster Geoffrey Boycott is recovering after a quadruple heart bypass surgery, his family announced on Tuesday.   The 77-year-old had the procedure in Leeds on June 27 and spent 10 days in critical care, Emma Boycott said in a statement on her father’s Twitter account.  “The surgeon says the operation was a success and has ...

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Bangladesh storm into semis of Women’s WT20Q

Fahima’s hat-trick spurs Bangladesh’s 8-wkt win against UAE Bangladesh women’s cricket team are through to the semifinals in the Women’s World T20 Qualifiers outclassing United Arab Emirates (UAE) by eight wickets in their Pool ‘A’ last game at Sportpark Maarschalkerweerd, Utrecht in Netherlands on Tuesday.   Bangladesh will play the Pool B 2nd slot holders Scotland in the 2nd semifinal ...

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World Cup 2018 Semi-Final: England to face Croatia tonight

Just one match separates England from their first World Cup final since 1966 and Croatia from their maiden appearance in the summit clash of the mega event as the two sides set to lock horns in the mouth-watering FIFA World Cup 2018 semi-final clash at Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday (Bangladesh time 12am). As World Cup fever builds at home, England ...

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France reach World Cup final beating Belgium 1-0

Title aspirants France lived up to the expectation as they beat spirited Belgium by 1-0 goal to moved into the final of the FIFA World Cup  held in the early hour of  Wednesday at Krestovsky  Stadium in Russia.   The match began at a fast pace with both France and Belgium were playing equally good, matching move after move.  However ...

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Leftley Sports Club celebrate after derby win

Emdad Rahman: Leftley Sports Club in the heart of Barking & Dagenham are celebrating after beating Eastbury Community Association to the very first derby game between the two teams. A brace from the evergreen Zoinul Abidin and an own goal were enough to see Leftley storm home at Mayesbrook Park. Leftley Sports Club chairman Muhammed Ali said, “The weather was ...

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Team Bangladesh make World Cup history 

Muhammad Hamza: Brilliant Team Bangladesh have overcome the odds to create history and become the first ever winners of the inner city 7 a side World Cup organised by the Inner London Football League. Emdad Rahman’s squad who were all assembled from within the vicinity of Tower Hamlets, Camden, Newham and Barking & Dagenham were drawn in the group of ...

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India beats England in 3rd T20, wins series 2-1

Opener Rohit Sharma scored an unbeaten 100 as India beat England by seven wickets in the third Twenty20 cricket international on Sunday to clinch the three-match series 2-1.   India reached 201-3 with eight balls to spare in reply to England’s 198-9 at the County Ground.  Virat Kohli scored 43 before he was caught and bowled by Chris Jordan, and ...

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Women’s WT20QLF: Bangladesh rout Netherlands by 7 wkts

Dhaka, July 8 : Bangladesh women’s cricket team took another step towards qualifying for the next Women’s World T20 after a seven-wicket victory against hosts Netherlands in the Pool A Qualifier at Sportpark Maarschalkerweerd, Utrecht in Netherlands on Sunday. Bangladesh easily chased a target of 43 runs, scoring 44 for 3 in 7.5 overs as Rumana Ahmed fired a four ...

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England beat Sweden to reach first World Cup semi-final in 28 years

Harry Maguire and Dele Alli have headed England into their first World Cupsemi-final in 28 years, scoring either side of half-time to dispatch Sweden 2-0 in their Samara quarter-final. Maguire scored the opener off England’s first corner of the match, the Leicester defender powering home Ashley Young’s delivery in the 30th minute. Alli then nodded home in the 59th minute ...

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Hales steers England to thrilling T20 win vs India

Cardiff, Jul 7 : Alex Hales smashed a six and a four in the final over bowled by Bhuvneshwar Kumar to lead England to a thrilling series-tying 5-wicket victory against India in the second Twenty20 on Friday. Hales made a match-winning 58 not out off 41 deliveries as the home team reached its target of 149 with two balls to ...

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