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Batsman Mashrafe shines in BPL

Skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza’s bat continued smiling for Comilla Victorians on Tuesday. An unbeaten 4th wicket stand of 123 runs by Mashrafe and Marlon Samuels guided Comilla to seal their first win in BPL beating Chittagong Vikings by seven wickets at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur in the evening. Man-of-the-match Mashrafe’s brave knock 56 from 32 balls showed some ...

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PSG to don ‘Je suis Paris’ jersey in tribute to attack victims

Paying tribute to the victims of recent deadly attacks that rocked the French capital, Paris Saint-Germain players will wear special jerseys carrying the message of `Je suis Paris` for their next two matches. Confirming the news, French club PSG said in a statement that his team would honour the victims with a message in unison, the Guardian reported. At least ...

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Tamim verbally abused?

The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) witnessed an unprecedented incident on Monday, a shameful one though. Chittagong Vikings skipper and Bangladesh national team opener Tamim Iqbal alleges that he has been verbally abused. Although the left-handed hard-hitting batsman did not name the person, but it is clear that it was the owner of Sylhet Super Stars, Azizul Islam. It all started ...

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Zimbabwe beat misfiring Bangladesh in last-over thriller to level T20I series

A misfiring batting has led Bangladesh to lose the second Twenty20 International to Zimbabwe in a last-over thriller and the series end 1-1. The three-wicket defeat means the Tigers have been denied the chance to end the 2015 campaign with a win with no more international matches lined up in the rest of the year. Bangladesh batsmen had put up ...

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Bangladesh seal fifth consecutive ODI series

The last four series wins have drilled into Bangladesh the way to get out of tight corners. So when they were faced with another, in the second ODI against Zimbabwe in Mirpur on Monday, they stuck to the known paths and ensured a way out. Their 58-run win defending a total of 241 for 9 gave them an unassailable 2-0 ...

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Djokovic beats Murray to win Paris title

World number one Novak Djokovic secured his 10th title of the year with an emphatic victory over Britain’s Andy Murray at the Paris Masters final, BBC reports. The 6-2 6-4 win, achieved in just over 90 minutes, also ensured the Serb claimed a record fourth title in Paris. He is the first player to win six ATP Masters series events ...

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German football chief steps down

The president of the German Football Association (DFB) has resigned over a Fifa payment that has resulted in a tax evasion investigation, BBC reports. Wolfgang Niersbach said he was taking “political responsibility” for a 6.7m euro payment to Fifa. The sum was allegedly used to bribe officials of world football’s governing body to vote for Germany’s 2006 World Cup bid. ...

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Misbah signed by Rangpur to play BPL

Misbah-ul-Haq has been signed by Rangpur to play in the third edition of the Bangladesh Premier League which begins from November 22, reports ESPNcricinfo. Misbah has not played international T20 cricket since he stepped down as Pakistan captain in 2012, but he has been a consistent feature in domestic T20s and foreign leagues. Misbah, 41, recently led Pakistan to No. ...

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Shakib-Shishir seek doa for their new-born baby

All-rounder Shakib-Al-Hasan declared the news of their new born baby officially via his official facebook page and seeks prayers for the child. He shared a photo from his official facebook page and said – “On this beautiful Sunday, the 8th of November, 2015, Shishir and I have been blessed by the Almighty with a piece of heaven…Shishir and our little ...

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N Srinivasan, an Indian industrialist and also the former president of Indian cricket’s governing body, has been removed from his post of ICC chairman. According to several international news outlets, this decision was taken by the Indian board during its AGM in Mumbai on Monday. Shashank Manohar’s name has been proposed by the Indian board to take over from the Tamil ...

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