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Sri Lanka takes 1-0 lead in two-match T20I series beating Bangladesh by 6 wickets

The 2nd and last T20 match between two teams will be held on Sunday (Feb 18) at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. With the day’s feat, Sri Lanka poised for another series victory after beating Bangladesh in the Tri-nation series and also in the two-match Test series. The Islanders Sri Lanka won the first T20I with the frustration of youthful ...

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White wins America’s 100th Winter Olympics gold

Snowboarder Shaun White has won America’s 100th Winter Olympic gold medal, throwing down a spectacular final run in the men’s halfpipe. The United States is only the second country to win 100 winter golds. It trails Norway, which started Wednesday with 121. Germany is third with 92. White’s gold was the fourth for the U.S. in Pyeongchang. The others came ...

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Zimbabwe thrash Afghanistan to level series

Brendan Taylor scored a majestic 125 as Zimbabwe thrashed Afghanistan by 154 runs in the second one-day international at Sharjah on Sunday to level the five-match series.   Wicketkeeper Taylor led the Africans to 333-5 from their 50 overs with his ninth ODI hundred, before Graeme Cremer took 4-41 with his leg-spin as Afghanistan slumped to 89-7 on their way ...

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Newcastle rock Manchester United, Liverpool sink Southampton

Matt Ritchie condemned Manchester United to a shock 1-0 defeat at struggling Newcastle, while Liverpool cemented their top four place with a 2-0 win over Southampton on Sunday.   United’s second defeat in their last three Premier League games leaves them 16 points behind leaders Manchester City.   Jose Mourinho’s second placed side, beaten by Tottenham in their last away ...

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Venus Williams, Vandeweghe give US 2-0 lead in Fed Cup 

Venus Williams used her 1,000th career singles match to get the United States off to a strong start in its Fed Cup title defense. CoCo Vandeweghe needed to stage a comeback to make sure that momentum continued. Williams and Vandeweghe won their singles matches Saturday to give the U.S. a 2-0 lead over the Netherlands. One of those matches proved ...

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Aguero scores 4 as leader Man City thrashes Leicester 5-1 

Sergio Aguero scored four goals as English Premier League leader Manchester City showed Riyad Mahrez what he was missing in a 5-1 thrashing of Leicester on Saturday. Aguero scored his goals in the second half, propelling City to a 16-point lead at the top of the standings. “He’s an authentic legend of this club,” City manager Pep Guardiola said. “Sergio ...

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Gants Hill FC complete league and cup double!

Emdad Rahman : Gants Hill FC won The Champions League Cup on another pulsating night of football as they overcame Mile End FC 3-2 to complete the league and cup double in their debut season. Having snatched the league title last week on goal difference from Mile End, the two teams came face to face in the cup final as ...

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Sports coaches to visit Ghana for charity deployment

Muhammad Rahman : Four community sports coaches are flying out to Ghana today to survey the fruits of their labour after fundraising to build a school and sports academy for 100 children. The Human Relief Foundation charity deployment contingent includes Abu Nasir, CEO of GSV Sports Management, Abdul Hannan, CEO of Brawlers Boxing, Abdal Ahmed from the Tower Hamlets Youth Sports Foundation and Emdad ...

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Scintilla BD blitz Sonargaon to reach Plate final

Emdad Rahman : The Scintilla bandwagon rolls on as the Bangladesh squad of the illustrious East London cricket team beat Fire of Sonargaon to reach the Plate final of Last Man Stands Bangladesh. Big performances were required and Scintilla came out flying with guns blazing to reach 205 runs for 1 wicket after 20 overs. Openers Omar Faruk and Zaman ...

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Razzaque, Taijul share 8 wkts to dismiss Sri Lanka for 222

Sri Lanka’s 1st innings ends with 222/10 in 65.3 overs in 3rd session on day 1   Bangladesh’s spin strength diminished the visiting Sri Lankans batting supremacy claiming all wickets for 222 in 65.3 overs in the middle of the 1st day’s 3rd session in the 1st innings of the decider match of a two-Test series. Country’s veteran left-handed spinner ...

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