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Cricketer Nasir Hossain suspended for anti-sporting behaviour

Nasir Hossain has been suspended for one match in the third round of the National Cricket League (NCL) for his anti-sporting behaviour and abusive language towards umpire in last two matches of the league. Therefore, Rangpur Division will not get the national cricketer for their first match of third round against Rajshahi Division. Confirming this to media on Saturday, Bangladesh ...

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Bangladesh 184th in FIFA world rankings

Bangladesh moved up three places to 184th slot in the FIFA International Rankings published Thursday. Bangladesh have accumulated 920 points. Belgium remained at the top the latest FIFA rankings securing 1,755 points while world champions France remained in second and Brazil third with 1,726 and 1,715 points respectively.Among others, England are 4th, Uruguay 5th, Portugal 6th, world cup runners-up Croatia ...

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Bangladesh coaching staff unlikely to go to Pakistan

Most members of the Bangladesh coaching staff are unlikely to go to Pakistan if the upcoming tour proceeds as per schedule in February. According to BCB insiders, it was learnt that apart from the strength and conditioning coach Mario Villavarayan, the rest of the members have declined to travel to Pakistan for the tour that consists of two Tests and ...

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Australia PM Scott Morrison serves water to cricketers

In a rare occasion on a cricket field, Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison acted as a water boy during a practice game between the Prime Minister’s XI and Sri Lanka at the Manuka Oval here on Thursday. Morrison was seen carrying drinks for the Prime Minister’s XI and pictures of him doing the job has left the world pleasantly surprised. ...

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Messi breaks record in Barca win

Lionel Messi became the first player to score in 15 consecutive Champions League seasons as Barcelona claimed a narrow win at Slavia Prague. Captain Messi gave Barca an early lead with a first-time finish after an exchange of passes with Arthur. The Czech champions were deservedly level when Jan Boril poked home Lukas Masopust’s pass from 16 yards. But Messi’s ...

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Cricketers call off strike as BCB gives in to demands 

3rd round NCL now to begin Saturday Striking cricketers sit in a meeting with Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday. Photo: Courtesy Dhaka, Oct 23 : Bangladeshi cricketers withdrew their strike on Wednesday night as the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) accepted nine of their 13 demands. The decision came following a ‘fruitful’ meeting between the BCB and the striking cricketers ...

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‘They just defend’ Klopp frustrated as stubborn Man Utd hold Liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp bemoaned Manchester United’s defensive tactics and a controversial VAR call as the European champions’ 17-game winning run in the Premier League came to an end in a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford. Marcus Rashford’s controversial goal handed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s struggling Red Devils a 1-0 half-time lead, but they could not hold out for a much-needed ...

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Laos’s Young Elephants stuns Mohun Bagan by 2-1 victory

Forward Somxay Keohanam scored a brace as Young Elephants FC, came from behind, to notch a 2-1 goals win over Mohun Bagan Athletic Club of India in their group A opening match of Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup Football Tournament held on Sunday at MA Aziz Stadium in Chattogram. In the day’s proceeding, both the teams launched attacks at the ...

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Man City beats Palace 2-0 to keep up pressure on Liverpool

Photo: Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha, right, jumps as Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne tackles him during the English Premier League soccer match between Crystal Palace and Manchester City at Selhurst Park in London, England, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. London, Oct 20 : Manchester City shrugged off a defensive injury crisis to beat Crystal Palace 2-0 in the Premier League on ...

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Bayern denied again as Augsburg draws 2-2 in injury time

Photo: Augsburg’s Philipp Max and Munich’s Serge Gnabry challenge for the ball during a German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Augsburg and Bayern Munich in Augsburg, Germany, Saturday, Oct.19, 2019. Berlin, Oct 20 : Augsburg substitute Alfred Finnbogason scored in injury time to hold Bayern Munich to a 2-2 draw and prevent the German champion from reclaiming the top spot ...

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