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10th Test Century eludes Tamim again

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal was on the verge of his 10th Test century for the third time in a row in the series against Sri Lanka but it eluded him again. This time, he missed the ton by eight runs when he was out on 92 in the first innings of the second and final Test against Sri Lanka at ...

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Rahul, Brar help PBKS beat RCB by 34 wins

KL Rahul and Harpreet Brar shone bright as Punjab Kings defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by 34 runs in an Indian Premier League match here on Friday. Put into bat, opener Rahul anchored the innings with a 57-ball knock, while Chris Gayle (46 off 24) and Harpreet Brar (25 off 17 balls) were the other contributors as Punjab posted a competitive ...

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Tendulkar donates Rs 1 crore to procure oxygen concentrators for COVID patients

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday donated Rs one crore to procure oxygen concentrators for COVID-19 patients in the country as it battles a severe second wave of the global pandemic. India is witnessing an unprecedented surge in COVID-19 infections and recorded a single-day rise of 3,79,257 new cases on Wednesday. The health-care system is crumbling due to the crisis ...

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Delhi Capitals beat KKR by 7 wickets

Delhi Capitals beat Kolkata Knight Riders by seven wickets in their Indian Premier League match in Ahmedabad on Thursday. Asked to bat first, Kolkata Knight Riders made 154 for six against the in-form team from Delhi. Opener Shubman Gill regained some form with a 38-ball 43 but KKR slipped to 82 for five before Andrew Russell smashed 45 off 27 ...

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BPL resumes on Friday at Bangabandhu National Stadium

The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) football resumes on Friday at Bangabandhu National Stadium. The Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) on Thursday released the fixture of the second round with three matches billed on the opening day. Defending champions Bashundhara Kings will take on Uttar Baridhara Club in the day’s first match at 4:00pm, Abahani Limited, Dhaka meet Bangladesh Police Football Club ...

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Man City fight back to beat 10-man PSG in first leg

Manchester City took a big step towards their first Champions League final as goals by Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez earned them a 2-1 comeback win at Paris St Germain in the semi-final first leg on Wednesday. PSG went ahead courtesy of a Marquinhos header in the first half, but Mauricio Pochettino’s side lost control after the break with ...

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Karunaratne banks on spinners to win series against Tigers

Sri Lankan skipper Dimuth Karunaratne was hopeful that their existing spinners would be able to win the second and final Test against Bangladesh, starting in Kandy on Thursday. The first Test wicket at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium could not meet the expectations of the home side as it turned out to be a batting-friendly wicket whereas the hosts wanted to ...

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Benzema stunner for Real frustrates Chelsea

Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema scored an acrobatic goal to cancel out an earlier strike from Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic as Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final first leg ended 1-1 to keep the tie delicately balanced. Chelsea made a bright start in heavy rain at the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium and deservedly went ahead when US forward Pulisic rounded Thibaut Courtois to score ...

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Tigers begin training for second Test against Sri Lanka

The Bangladesh national cricket team started their training for the second Test against Sri Lanka today after a gap of a day. The second Test will also be held at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in which the first game between the two sides ended in a draw. The players basically emphasized on batting but they also did bowling and ...

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Red-hot Iheanacho seals Leicester fightback to sink Palace

Leicester strengthened their grip on third place in the Premier League as Kelechi Iheanacho’s superb strike capped a spirited fightback in Monday’s 2-1 win against Crystal Palace. Brendan Rogers’ side trailed to Wilfried Zaha’s first half goal at the King Power Stadium. But Timothy Castagne equalised soon after the interval with his first goal since September.   And Nigeria striker ...

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