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England test star Sam Burgess retires with shoulder injury

Sydney,Oct 30 : England international Sam Burgess says he had no choice but to retire from the National Rugby League due to a chronic left shoulder injury. Burgess confirmed on Wednesday he had played his 182nd and final game for South Sydney after the extent of the injury became apparent following a routine operation this year. “This decision was one ...

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Shakib wants to come back stronger

Bangladesh superstar Shakib Al Hasan, who has been banned from all forms of cricket for two years by the International Cricket Council (ICC), with one year of that sentence suspended, for failing to report a corrupt approach, on Tuesday vowed to come back stronger once the ban is over. “I’m extremely sad to have been banned from the game what ...

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ICC bans Shakib from all forms of cricket for 2 years

Dhaka, Oct 29 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan from all forms of cricket for two years, with keeping it suspended for one year, as he failed to report a corrupt approach. In a press release on Tuesday evening, the world cricket body stated that Shakib was found to be guilty of breaching ...

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Decision about Shakib today: State Minister 

Dhaka, Oct 29 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) is investigating the allegation against Shakib Al Hasan and the decision about him is expected to be known today (Tuesday), said State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell. “The whole thing is ambiguous to us. We’ve talked to the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) but they’ve no idea about it. ...

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Mahmudullah tunes up his bat in 2nd practice match

Dhaka, Oct 28 : Mahmudullah Riyad tuned up his bat ahead of the next month’s India tour making a half century (81 off 51 with eight fours and two sixes) in the second inter-squad practice game on Monday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. BCB Red team batted first in the match and posted 141 runs for 6 in 20 overs. ...

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Youth Test: Sri Lanka score 155/3 against Bangladesh

Dhaka, Oct 28 : Touring Sri Lankan Under-19 Cricket team scored 155 for 3 in the first innings against Bangladesh U-19 side on the 3rd day of the four-day Youth Test at the Abdur Rab Seniabad Stadium in Barishal on Monday. The play of the first two days could not be held due to rain and wet outfield. Visiting Lankan ...

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Bangladesh likely to play its first day-night Test in India

Dhaka, Oct 27 : Bangladesh is likely to play its first day-night Test during their next month’s tour to India. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Chief Executive Officer Nizam Uddin Chowdhury on Sunday said BCB received a proposal from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) recently. However, BCB will take the final decision regarding the matter after discussion ...

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Sterling scores 4th goal of week as Man City beats Villa 3-0

Photo : Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling celebrates after scoring his side’s first goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Aston Villa at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. Manchester, Oct 27 : Raheem Sterling scored his fourth goal of the week as Manchester City beat Aston Villa 3-0 Saturday and cut the ...

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Pulisic scores hat trick as Chelsea beats Burnley 4-2

Photo : Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic celebrates scoring his side’s third goal during the English Premier League soccer match at Turf Moor, Burnley, England Saturday Oct. 26, 2019. Burnley, Oct 27 : Christian Pulisic scored a hat trick as the American announced his arrival in the English Premier League by powering Chelsea to a 4-2 win over Burnley on Saturday. The ...

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Juventus held to 1-1 at Serie A struggler Lecce

Photo : Lecce’s Marco Mancosu celebrates after scoring the equalizer during the Italian Serie A soccer match between Lecce and Juventus at the Via del Mare stadium in Lecce, Italy, Oct. 26, 2019. Milan, Oct 27 : Juventus was surprisingly held by struggling Lecce to 1-1 in Serie A on Saturday as Matthijs de Ligt’s poor start to his Bianconeri ...

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