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Warner ruled out of Bangladesh tour

Australia opener David Warner has been ruled out of the tour of Bangladesh in October because of the broken thumb he sustained while batting during the second ODI of the ongoing series in England. He does not require surgery on the thumb of his left hand, however, and is expected to be fit for the home series against New Zealand ...

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Espanyol 0-6 Real Madrid : Record-breaker Ronaldo hits FIVE in thumping win

The Portuguese international became the club’s all-time top goalscorer with an amazing haul on Saturday, scoring a hatful and also providing an assist in the rout. Cristiano Ronaldo scored a sensational five goals and became Real Madrid’s record goalscorer as his side thrashed Espanyol 6-0 on Saturday. After notching a first-half hat-trick, the Portuguese star turned home Gareth Bale’s cross ...

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Maxwell condemns boundary-catch rule change

Australia’s destructive batsman Glenn Maxwell feels the modification in the rule for boundary-catch does not goes with the spirit of the game. Maxwell caught a beauty on the boundary in England vs Australia 2015 fourth ODI but he thinks that such catches should not be allowed by ICC. The rule was changed in October, 2013. Before the modification in the ...

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Shaharyar asks ICC president to convince India

In yet another attempt to get the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) to resume the bilateral series against Pakistan in the UAE during the month of December, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar M Khan held a meeting with ICC president Zaheer Abbas here on Friday, asking him to help persuade the Indian authorities for the ...

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Bangladesh U-19 cricketer Nihaduzzaman injured in bus crash

Bangladesh Under-19 cricketer Nihaduzzaman was one of nearly 40 individuals to suffer injuries in a bus accident near Sirajganj, about 100 km northwest of Dhaka, in which seven people died. Nihaduzzaman needed 12 stitches to his skull and forehead and said he was released from hospital under the condition of full rest at home in Rajshahi. He was heading back ...

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Messi becomes father of second son Benjamin

Argentine football captain also the Barcelona forward Lionel Messi became the father of second son Benjamin on Friday night. Last month Lionel Messi was named the UEFA Best Player in Europe award for the 2014-15 season for helping Barcelona to a Treble of trophies. Messi missed Barcelona’s training session as he attended the birth with club permission. But he will ...

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Warner ruled out of Bangladesh tour

Australia opener David Warner has been ruled out of the tour of Bangladesh in October because of the broken thumb he sustained while batting during the second ODI of the ongoing series in England. He does not require surgery on the thumb of his left hand, however, and is expected to be fit for the home series against New Zealand ...

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Australia set 300 runs target for England

Australia set a handsome 300 runs target for England to level the series and to stay in battle in the 4th ODI here in Headingley on Friday. They were put into early trouble as the top three departed quickly as Willey rattled Finch, Burns and Smith. Bailey and Maxwell then stitched a solid partnership as both of them went on ...

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Rain delays Serena’s quest for Grand Slam history

Two triumphs from completing a calendar Grand Slam, top-ranked defending champion Serena Williams was confronted Thursday at the US Open by an opponent even she cannot defeat—rain. US Tennis Association officials postponed the two scheduled women’s semi-final matches to Friday due to forecasts of rain Thursday lasting through the night. Top-ranked defending champion Williams now will play Italy’s 43-ranked Roberta ...

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Cricketer Shahadat Hossain on run from police

Bangladesh bowler Shahadat Hossain and his wife have now been missing for five days following allegations that they abused and tortured an 11-year-old maid who was working for them. It was reported on Sunday that the girl was in hospital after she was found on the streets of Dhaka. She had worked for Hossain and his wife for a year. ...

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