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Imrul Kayes 144 leads remarkable Bangladesh revival

Bangladesh set a substantial total of 271-8 after a shaky start and sudden shocks in their first match against Zimbabwe at Mirpur’s Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday.   Opener Imrul Kayes struck his third ODI hundred and scored 144 runs of 140 balls .  Earlier, Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza  won the toss and elected to bat first in the first ...

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Barcelona reclaim top spot in the La Liga with 4-2 win against Sevilla

Lionel Messi scored and then went off injured as Barcelona beat Sevilla 4-2 on Saturday to move back to the top of La Liga.   Messi had to be substituted in the 26th minute at the Camp Nou after falling awkwardly on his right arm, but not before the Argentinian had doubled Barca’s lead with a curling left-footed finish.  Barcelona ...

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England take 2-0 lead beating Sri Lanka by 7 wickets 3rd ODI

England beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the rain-hit third one-day international in Kandy to take an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the five-match series on Wednesday.   Chasing 151 for victory in the 21-overs-a-side contest, the tourists rode on an unbeaten 49-ball 58 by skipper Eoin Morgan to achieve their target in 18.3 overs.  Bowlers Adil Rashid and Tom ...

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Griezmann double plunges Germany’s Loew into deeper trouble

Antoine Griezmann hit a pair of second-half goals as world champions France came from behind to beat Germany 2-1 in the UEFA Nations League on Tuesday and cast further doubt on Joachim Loew’s future.   Toni Kroos struck a 14th-minute penalty for Germany, but Griezmann engineered a rousing fightback in the first game between the nations at the Stade de ...

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Brazil beat Messi less Argentina by 1-0 goal

Miranda headed an injury-time winner as Brazil beat South American rivals Argentina to win a four-team friendly tournament in Saudi Arabia.   The defender was left unmarked at the near post to head home from a corner.  The Inter Milan player thumped in the 93rd-minute header from Neymar’s corner when the match between the fierce South American rivals seemed destined ...

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England hands Spain its first home loss in 15 years

It was an odd scene at Benito Villamarin Stadium in Seville: The few visiting English fans were chanting “Ole” at every touch of the ball by their squad, while the home Spanish crowd was jeering its own players.   It was only halftime on Monday and the Spaniards had already seen their national team concede three goals for the first ...

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London youngster Saqlain joins Bangladesh Premier League

Emdad Rahman: It’s a proud week for the Bangladeshi community in Britain as it is confirmed that British teenagers Saqlain Chowdhury and his friend Sadik have both been offered the opportunity to play in the Bangladesh Premier League. The two teenage prodigies have been signed up by crack outfit – Dhaka based Sheikh Jamal FC of Dhanmondi and have signed ...

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Youth Handball: Dhaka makes a good start beating Gopalganj 19-13

Dhaka, Oct 13 : Dhaka DSA made a good start in the Walton 5th National Youth Women’s Handball Championship beating Gopalganj DSA by 19-13 goals in the opening match at the Shaheed Capt (Retd) M Mansur Ali Stadium here on Saturday. The winners clearly led the first half by 14-3 goals. State Minister for Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid ...

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Abbas’s triple bring Pakistan closer to win over Australia

Hard-working fast bowler Mohammad Abbas took three wickets in seven balls to bring Pakistan closer to victory in the first Test against Australia in Dubai on Wednesday.   The right-arm medium pacer dismissed Aaron Finch (49) and the Marsh brothers — Shaun and Mitchell – for ducks as Australia slumped from 87 without loss to finish the fourth day at ...

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BB Gold Cup: Palestine advance to final eliminating Bangladesh 2-0

Cox’s Bazar, Oct 10 : Favorite Palestine stormed into the final of the six-nation 5th Bangabandhu Gold Cup International Football Tournament eliminating hosts Bangladesh by 2-0 goals in a hard fought 2nd semifinal at the rain-soaked Birshrestha Ruhul Amin Stadium in the tourist town here on Wednesday. They will play final on Friday (Oct 12) at 6:30 pm at the ...

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