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Emdad completes 300 mile Cycle Down Dementia challenge

  Muhammad Talha: Emdad Rahman has completed a 300 mile cycle challenge to raise awareness of Dementia and Alzheimer’s Research UK. Dementia is one of our greatest medical challenges with one million people in the UK set to be affected by 2025. With the help of the public Alzheimer’s Research are leading the fight back. Emdad signed up for the ...

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Stepney beat Tigers to kick off ILFL winter league

  Muhammad Ismael:   The game of the day saw summer league runners up Stepney FC face champions London Tigers in a mouthwatering opening day fixture in the first round of games of the Inner London Football League Premier Division.  Tigers started the game as favourites but the early exchanges saw the champions pegged back into their own half.  The ...

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Tigers earn biggest ODI victory in Tri-nation series

Reach final crushing Sri Lanka by 163 runs Bangladesh reached the final of the Tri-nation series with two successive victory crushing Sri Lanka by 163 runs at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Friday. The Tigers restricted Sri Lanka on 157/10 in 32.2 overs after posting a strong figure of 320/7 in 50 overs for their largest margin victory by runs ...

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Tri-series: Top order strengths spur Tigers innings to 320/7 against Sri Lanka

Bangladesh posted a strong figure of 320/7 against Sri Lanka in the third match of the Tri-nation series at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Friday. The Tigers’ 50-over innings witnessed huge cherish of crowds under the sunny stadium at Mirpur as their three top-order and star batsmen — opener Tamim Iqbal (84), all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan (67) and wicketkeeper batsman ...

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Stokes ‘delighted’ to be cleared to play for England again 

England allrounder Ben Stokes was cleared on Wednesday to resume his international career while he contests a charge of affray following a violent incident outside a nightclub in September. Suspended by England while he was under investigation by police, the 26-year-old Stokes is now free to play for his country having been charged by prosecutors with an offense that could ...

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Neymar scores 4 in PSG rout yet still leaves field unhappy 

Neymar scored four goals and set up two in a dazzling performance as Paris Saint-Germain beat Dijon 8-0 on Wednesday, yet still the Brazil star left the field bitterly shaking his head in disappointment. Perhaps it was hearing some fans jeering him when he refused to let striker Edinson Cavani take a late penalty. Runaway league leader PSG was already ...

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India crashes to 35-3, facing series defeat in South Africa

India crashed to 35-3 in the second test against South Africa on Tuesday, leaving the world’s top-ranked team heading for a first series defeat since 2015. South Africa quick bowlers Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi blasted through India’s top order at the end of Day 4, a burst that crucially included the wicket of captain Virat Kohli, to leave India ...

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Pakistan recover to set New Zealand target of 263

  Pakistan bounced back from a horror start to set New Zealand a competitive target of 263 in the fourth one-day international in Hamilton on Tuesday (Jan 16). Mohammad Hafeez top scored with 81 as the tourists’ batsmen finally managed to notch some runs, with Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail and captain Sarfraz Ahmed also posting half centuries. Paceman Tim Southee ...

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Goal frenzy as Beanibazar and Chhattak play Cancer benefit friendly

By Md Talha: There was a goal blitz at Strepney as Beanibazar and Chhattak played out a friendly game in aid of the Beanibazar Cancer Hospital. Goyas Miah and Shiraz Miah bought the Greater Sylhet Upazila Cup champions to Stepney to play a Cancer benefit game against Emdad Rahman and Abdul Hamid’s young pretenders. An evening of celebrations saw proceedings ...

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Sylhet FC and MK Durbar lock horns in entertaining friendly

Emdad Rahman: A friendly game in Milton Keynes saw honours even as Whitechapel based Sylhet FC locked horns with Milton Keynes Durbar at Lynmouth Crescent – The home of MK Galacticos. Pervez Choudhury (PB) deployed an attacking formation but Tarik Ali’s home side opened the scoring on 17 minutes through Toyab. The lead didn’t last long as the influential Abul ...

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