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BPL 2017: Tharanga, Fletcher guide Sylhet Sixers to 2nd consecutive win

    Sylhet Sixers maintained their upbeat note in the 5th edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) as they outplayed Comilla Victorians by four wickets at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Sunday for their second consecutive win in the seven-team meet. Upul Tharanga clinched the 2nd successive man of the match title as the first player in this edition ...

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BCB to set up a Sylhet Academy

  Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has decided to set up a cricket academy in Sylhet. The academy will intend to pick up good cricketers for the national team. While inaugurating the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) season at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Saturday, Nazmul Hasan Papon, the newly re-elected BCB President made this announcement . Addressing the media, ...

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Sporting Bengal legends unite for Rohingya Aid

By Emdad Rahman :: Sporting Bengal rolled back the years as the renowned Tower Hamlets club paraded an array of legends who faced off against each other for a charitable cause.    With the Rohingya people fleeing Myanmar through horrendous persecution, global communities have united to add their voices in condemning the wide scale atrocities being committed against innocent men, women ...

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Mile End FC crowned Newham Champions League cup winners

Emdad Rahman :: Mile End FC have been crowned the winners of the Newham Champions League after beating rivals Elite FC 2-1 in an entertaining final.    The final at Newham Leisure Centre was a tightly contested affair from beginning to end.     Elite had gone into the final as firm favourites having beaten their rivals twice to wrap up the ...

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Federer beats Nadal to win Shanghai Masters

Roger Federer said he “saved the best for last” after he beat great rival Rafael Nadal for the fifth time in succession to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday.   The surprisingly one-sided 6-4, 6-3 victory over the world number one from Spain brought a 94th title for the Swiss legend, drawing him level with the great Ivan Lendl.   ...

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Gago recalled as Argentina seek ideal Messi partner

Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli’s search for an ideal attacking partner for Lionel Messi has earned Fernando Gago a first recall in two years as they seek victory in Thursday’s crucial World Cup qualifier at home to Peru. Playmaker Gago is one of three players of Argentine first division leaders Boca added to Sampaoli’s squad after the weekend’s league action along ...

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Barcelona may leave La Liga if Catalonia gains independence from Spain

Barcelona and its members would have to decide which soccer league to play in if Catalonia gained independence from Spain, club president Josep Maria Bartomeu said on Monday. The Catalan club played behind closed doors at the Nou Camp on Sunday, beating Las Palmas 3-0 in La Liga, as a protest against Spain using force to prevent voters taking part ...

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Messi topped himself

The breakdown of the old record is now a new record for Lionel Messi. Barcelona’s Argentine wizard is constantly making records In the record breaking match, on Tuesday night, he broke his old record and Messi wrote again. On Tuesday night, Messi scored 4 goals against this time against Spanish La Liga. His team got Barcelona 6-1 in a big ...

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Warner, Handscomb give Australia momentum

An unbeaten century stand between David Warner and Peter Handscomb led Australia’s strong reply against Bangladesh on day two of the second and final Test in Chittagong on Tuesday.   The visitors were 225-2 at stumps in their first innings, trailing by 80 runs after Bangladesh were bowled out for 305.   Warner was batting on 88 with Handscomb on ...

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