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Mashrafe again tests positive for Covid-19

Iconic cricketer and Narail-2 lawmaker Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has been diagnosed with COVID-19 for the second time on Saturday. Earlier on June 20, he was tested positive for the first time. Today, after 14 days of his infection, he again got the positive result in sample test. The former Bangladesh ODI captain is taking treatment by staying at home.

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Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan announces retirement

China’s two-time Olympic badminton champion Lin Dan announced his retirement in a social media post on Saturday, thanking his family and fans. The announcement means that Lin, who took golds at the Beijing and London Games, will not be competing in the next Olympics in Tokyo.

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Zidane wants Messi to stay in Spain despite Barcelona exit claims

Lionel Messi was reported on Thursday to be planning to leave Barcelona in 2021, but Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane was hoping the Argentine maestro will stay in Spain. Messi’s current contract expires next year and he has halted negotiations due to frustrations with the direction of the club, said Spanish radio station Cadena Ser. Barca sit second in La ...

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West Ham stun Chelsea, Aubameyang fires Arsenal revival

West Ham rocked Chelsea’s top-four hopes and boosted their survival bid with a dramatic 3-2 win, while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice as Arsenal climbed back into European contention with a 4-0 thrashing of Norwich on Wednesday. Chelsea were hoping to take advantage of third-placed Leicester’s 2-1 defeat at Everton earlier in the day, but instead the Blues were beaten for ...

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Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC Chairman after two stints

Shashank Manohar on Wednesday stepped down as International Cricket Council (ICC) chairman after two tenures at its helm. Deputy Chairman Imran Khwaja is set to assume the responsibilities of the chairperson until a successor is elected. The process for the Chairperson election is expected to be approved by the ICC Board within the next week. ICC Chief Executive Manu Sawhney ...

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Mushfiqur finds a way for skill training in Covid-19 time

Wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim found a way to keep practicing his batting and wicket-keeping when it was tough to do anything apart from gym at home during the Covid-19 time. The senior national cricketer didn’t get any big ground but turned his apartment’s garage a virtual Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium to bat and practice wicket-keeping. As it is tough to ...

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Six Pakistan players to join England tour after negative virus test

Six players have been cleared to join Pakistan’s cricket tour to England after recording two successive negative COVID-19 tests, officials said on Tuesday. But the other four of 10 players who originally came up positive for coronavirus last week will have to stay behind after failing further tests. Mohammad Hafeez, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Hasnain, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Rizwan and Fakhar ...

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Stokes ‘proud’ as England captaincy looms into view

Ben Stokes said he was “proud” to be in a position where he might replace Joe Root as England skipper against the West Indies, even though he has not captained a side since he was a teenager. Vice-captain Stokes could find himself leading out the team for next week’s first Test at Southampton — or later in the three-match series ...

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I’m well but not tested negative: Mashrafe

Former Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza ruled out a rumour regarding being to be negative in coronavirus test. He confirmed that he is doing well but not tested negative yet. Mashrafe is tested positive for coronavirus on June 20. Since then, he has been taking treatment at his home in Dhaka. His condition is well. “A news is spread in ...

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Man City will give ‘exceptional’ Liverpool guard of honour, says Guardiola

Pep Guardiola on Saturday confirmed that his Manchester City side will give new Premier League champions Liverpool a guard of honour when they meet next week. Liverpool’s first English league title in 30 years was secured two days ago as second-placed City lost 2-1 at Chelsea. The top two meet at the Etihad Stadium next Thursday and Guardiola, whose team ...

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