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Liton moves up in ICC Test player rankings

Bangladesh wicket-keeper batter Liton Das got the reward of his super consistency in Test cricket by moving to 17th position in the ICC Test player rankings. Liton, who previously was in 20th position, moved up three places after notching 88 in Bangladesh’s only innings against Sri Lanka in the first Test in Chattogram, an ICC statement said on Wednesday, BSS ...

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Bangabandhu Cricket Tournament held in Lisbon

The Embassy of Bangladesh in Portugal organised a cricket tournament in Lisbon on Tuesday to mark the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and highlight his work and ideals to today’s youth. The Bangabandhu Cricket Tournament 2022 was held amid much enthusiasm and interest among members of the Bangladeshi community in Portugal, particularly the youth, the Bangladesh Mission said ...

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Mushfiqur smashes another ton vs Sri Lanka

Mushfiqur Rahim, one of the mainstays of the Bangladesh batting line, smashed another ton in the ongoing two-match series against Sri Lanka on Monday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. Mushfiqur completed his third ton against Sri Lanka off 218 balls, punching Ramesh Mendis to the backward point for a single. After reaching the ton, the batter jumped, threw a punch ...

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AC Milan win first Serie A title in 11 yrs

AC Milan clinched their first Italian Serie A title in 11 years after earning a 3-0 final-day victory at Sassuolo on Sunday, with a double from Olivier Giroud and one from Franck Kessie sealing the Scudetto in style. Stefano Pioli’s side came into the final round of fixtures knowing a point would be enough for them to finish top ahead ...

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ICC chairman arrives in Dhaka on 2-day visit

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Greg Barclay arrived in Dhaka on Sunday on a two-day visit to Bangladesh. On the first day of his trip, Barclay visited the Sheikh Hasina Cricket Stadium site at Purbachal in Dhaka. The ICC Chairman will be at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium tomorrow (Monday) to watch the first session of the opening day ...

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Mbappe snubs Real Madrid to stay at PSG

Kylian Mbappe said he was “very happy” to stay at Paris Saint-Germain after the club’s president announced on Saturday the World Cup winner was rejecting Real Madrid to remain in France until 2025. “I am very happy to stay in France, in Paris, in my city,” Mbappe told supporters on the Parc des Princes pitch before he marked his new ...

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Man City aim to end Liverpool’s quadruple bid in Premier League climax

Manchester City have the destiny of the Premier League title in their hands heading into Sunday’s final day showdown, with the defending champions holding a slender one-point lead over quadruple-chasing Liverpool. Pep Guardiola’s men will claim a fourth English title in five years of a dominant era for Abu Dhabi-backed City with victory over Aston Villa. “It’s difficult to control ...

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New Zealand finds 3 positive COVID tests on tour in England

Three members of New Zealand’s cricket team tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday shortly before a warmup match against Sussex. Fastbowler Blair Tickner, batter Henry Nicholls and bowling coach Shane Jurgensen began five days of isolation in their hotel rooms, the team said. The four-day warmup match — the first of two — was scheduled to go ahead. England is ...

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FIFA picks 1st women officials for men’s World Cup

The Qatar World Cup was always going to be a World Cup of firsts. The first time sport’s most-watched event is to be played in the Middle East. The first time it will be played in November and December. And now it may also be the first men’s World Cup to have a game refereed by a woman. FIFA on ...

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Sri Lanka hold on to draw first Test with Bangladesh

Bangladesh failed to give the final push, allowing Sri Lanka to salvage a draw in the first cricket Test at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Thursday. The hosts raised a hope for an unlikely victory, thanks to left-arm spinner Taijul Islam, who took two vital wickets of Kusal Mendis and Angelo Mathews in the morning session but captain ...

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