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Serena Williams loses in 1st round at Miami Open to Osaka

The match ended with Serena Williams grinning at the net. She saved her worst shot for last, and after a rare first-round defeat she had to laugh. Still rusty in her return from pregnancy, Williams was unable to overcome a tough opening draw at the Miami Open and lost Wednesday to Naomi Osaka, 6-3, 6-2. On the final point, Williams ...

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Barking Parkrun welcomes charity runners

Emdad Rahman: The second coming of the Beast from the East still could not freeze the spirits as determined runners defied the extreme cold weather to take part in their weekly parkrun. As part of a mass awareness drive Liverpudlians John Hammond and Dave Huyton visited Barking parkrun, London as part of running four marathons in four days to raise much needed ...

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Neo CC reveal new Kits for 2018 season

Emdad Rahman: The newly formed Neo Cricket Club has revealed the Club’s new kit for the National Cricket League ahead of the start to the white ball season, next month. The kit launch took place to promote the new kits and inspire youngsters to get active in sports.

The new kit is made of milk silk fabric and the simple design ...

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Karthik’s last ball six wins it for India

Dinesh Karthik reacts after hitting a six off the final ball. Photo: AFP Once again the chasing side wins the match as Dinesh Karthik hits the last ball for six to give India the final. India needed 34 from two overs but Karthik took the game by storm as he hit two fours and two sixes off the 19th over bowled ...

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Mahmudullah reaches 1k runs mark in T20I

Bangladesh cricket team all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad completed 1000 runs mark in T20I during the final of the Nidahas Trophy tri-nation tournament against India at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Sunday. Mahmudullah has become the 4th Bangladesh batsman reaching the milestone after Tamim Iqbal, Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim. He was four runs behind before starting batting on the ...

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Hockey Qualifier: Bangladesh finishes runners-up losing to Oman 0-2  

The last time champion Bangladesh finished runners-up in the 2018 Asian Games Hockey Qualifier losing to spirited hosts Oman by 0-2 goals in the final at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat Saturday night. Oman clinched the title with a 2-0 victory to celebrate their qualification for the Asian Games to be held in Indonesia from August 18 to ...

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BCB announces Tk 1crore bonus for Tigers

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced an incentive bonus of taka one crore to the Tigers for confirming their berth to the final of the Nidahas Trophy tri-nation T20I tournament against India at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Sunday. BCB President Nazmul Hasan Papon made this announcement in Colombo on Saturday as the Tigers eliminated hosts Sri Lanka by two ...

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Sylhet Sixers appoint Waqar Younis as head coach

Sylhet Sixers, the Bangladesh Premier League franchise, has appointed former Pakistan skipper Waqar Younis as their head coach for the next two editions of the tournament. The former Pakistan captain and coach will replace Jafrul Ehsan, who will still be a part of the team management, according to the franchise. During the previous edition, Waqar was roped by Sixers as ...

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Mahmudullah lifts Tigers’ in Nidahas Trophy final

Mahmudullah scored a match-winning knock as Bangladesh stormed into the final of the Nidahas Trophy T20I Tri nation series beating hosts Sri Lanka by two wickets in the nail-biting sixth match of the series held on Friday at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Chasing a winning target of 160-run set by Sri Lanka, Bangladesh reached home for the ...

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Mushy’s promising 72* goes in vain as India win by 17 runs  

Bangladesh conceded second defeat the tri-nation Nidahas Trophy as India got a 17-run win in the 5th T20I of the tournament at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Wednesday. Chasing a target of 177 runs, Bangladesh finished on 159 for 6 in 20 overs with Mushfiqur Rahim’s brilliant half century of 72* off 55 balls, including eight boundaries and one ...

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