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Hasan Mahmud new face in Tigers’ T20 squad for Pak tour

Five changes in the 15-men squad, Tamim returns Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Saturday announced Bangladesh T20 squad for Pakistan tour. 20-year-old right-arm pacer Hasan Mahmud earned his maiden call to the national team while Mehedi Hasan Rana was overlooked despite performing brilliantly in the just-concluded Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL). Mahmudullah Riyad will lead the side in the upcoming ...

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Palestine reach semis beating Sri Lanka 2-0

Tournament’s top seed and holders Palestine reached the semifinal of the ongoing six-team Bangabandhu International Gold Cup Football Tournament 2020 with all-win record. Late goals from captain cum midfielder Mahmoud Abuwarda and forward Khaled Salem helped Palestine to rout Sri Lanka by 2-0 goals in their thrilling last group match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Friday. Both Sri ...

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Rajshahi Royals lift Bangabandhu BPL crown

Rajshahi Royals emerged as the champion of Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) beating Khulna Tigers by 21 runs at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Friday. Mushfiqur Rahim-led Khulna Tigers won the toss and sent Rajshahi Royals to bat first who posted 170 for four in 20 overs. In reply, Khulna only managed to score 149 for eight in 20 overs. ...

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Stokes wins ICC’s player of the year award

Photo : England bowler Ben stokes in action during day two of the second cricket test between South Africa and England at the Newlands Cricket Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa, Saturday Jan. 4, 2020. England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been voted as ICC player of the year and won the Sir Garfield Trophy for his superb 12 months in ...

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Tigers to tour Pakistan in three phases to play full series

After weeks of confusions and uncertainties, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have finally reached an agreement about the Bangladesh cricket team’s upcoming tour of Pakistan. As per media releases issued by the two boards on Tuesday, Bangladesh team will play two Tests, three T20Is and one ODI in Pakistan within the next three months in three ...

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Barcelona open record gap over Real in Deloitte Money League

aLa Liga leaders Barcelona have chalked up a victory over rivals Real Madrid after establishing a record gap between first and second place in the latest Deloitte Football Money League. Barcelona topped the 2018/2019 earnings table with 840.8 million euros ($937 million), a record 83.5 million euros ahead of Real (757.3 million euros), while Manchester United, the highest-placed British club ...

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Real beat Atletico on penalties to win 11th Spanish Super Cup

Thibaut Courtois proved the hero on Sunday as Real Madrid beat city rivals Atletico Madrid in a penalty shoot-out in Saudi Arabia to win their 11th Spanish Super Cup. Courtois and Jan Oblak were both imperious during a goalless final in Jeddah but the Belgian came up trumps, saving Thomas Partey’s penalty after Saul Niguez had already hit the post. ...

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Only T20s, no Tests in Pakistan: BCB

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has agreed to tour Pakistan on condition that the national team will only play T20 matches. “In line with the government’s advice, we’ve decided to play only three T20s,” BCB President Nazmul Hassan said Sunday. “We won’t play any Test in Pakistan at the moment.” BCB will send this proposal to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), he ...

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Hudson-Odoi nets first EPL goal as Chelsea beats Burnley 3-0

Callum Hudson-Odoi scored his first English Premier League goal to complete Chelsea’s 3-0 win over Burnley on Saturday. The 19-year-old Hudson-Odoi, who tore his Achilles tendon when Burnley last visited Stamford Bridge in April, has been scrapping for top form ever since. He slid in Chelsea’s third goal four minutes into the second half fresh from netting in the FA ...

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Sheffield Utd up to 5th in EPL after beating West Ham 1-0

Sheffield United moved up to fifth in the English Premier League after a 1-0 over West Ham, which was denied a dramatic injury-time equalizer by the Video Assistant Referee on Friday. Club record signing Oliver McBurnie scored the only goal early in the second half, following a glaring mistake by West Ham substitute goalkeeper David Martin. Midfield substitute Robert Snodgrass ...

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