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Tigers seek redemption in 1st Test against Sri Lanka

Bangladesh national cricket team sought redemption, putting behind the lean form as they take on Sri Lanka in the opening match of the two-match Test series at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Kandy on Wednesday. The match starts at 10.30 AM. The series, which is the part of ICC World Test Championship, was postponed twice last year due to the ...

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Juve’s Champions League at risk

Andrea Pirlo conceded Juventas missed Cristiano Ronaldo’s “killer instinct” as the Italian champions fell to their first league defeat in two decades to Atalanta on Sunday leaving their participation in next season’s Champions League at risk. Leaders Inter Milan edged towards the Serie A title despite a 1-1 draw at Napoli, to pull 13 points ahead of Juventus who dropped ...

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Messi fires Barca to Cup final win over Athletic Bilbao

Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona thrashed Athletic Bilbao 4-0 in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday to win the trophy for a record-extending 31st time with all the goals coming in the last half an hour. Antoine Griezmann put a dominant Barca side ahead on the hour when he turned in a cross from Frenkie de Jong, who ...

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Pakistan to get visas for T20 World Cup in India

Pakistani cricketers will get visas to play in the upcoming T20 World Cup in India next October. Jay Shah, secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India, on Friday informed the Apex Council about the government’s decision on giving visas to the Pakistan players, reports PTI. Shah spoke to the council in a video conference meeting, where it ...

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Dhoni marks 200th CSK game with win

M.S. Dhoni marked his 200th game for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Friday with a crushing six wicket Indian Premier League win over Punjab Kings. Moeen Ali hit 46 off 31 balls as Chennai reached 107 for four to secure their first win of the season with 26 balls to spare. Victory was crucial in relieving pressure on the 39-year-old ...

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Lionel Messi’s record-breaking boots to be auctioned for charity

Lionel Messi scored his 644th goal for FC Barcelona on December 22, 2020. In the process, he set the record for most number of goals for one club, after surpassing the previous record set by Brazilian legend Pele for Santos. The boots that Messi wore on that fateful night have now been put up for auction in order to raise ...

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Arsenal ease past Slavia Prague into Europa League semi-final

Arsenal scored three goals within six minutes of the first half to reach the Europa League semi-finals as they eased past hosts Slavia Prague 4-0 on Thursday. Nicolas Pepe, Alexandre Lacazette and Bukayo Saka crammed their goals in between the 18th and 24th minutes and Lacazette then added another in the second half to round off the score and a ...

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Liverpool knocked out of Champions League by Real Madrid

Liverpool’s Champions League campaign ended in disappointment as Real Madrid set up a semi-final meeting with Chelsea by keeping Jurgen Klopp’s side at bay in a goalless draw at Anfield. Real arrived at Anfield protecting a 3-1 lead from the first leg and while they eventually went through in relative comfort Liverpool will curse themselves for missing several glorious first-half ...

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PSG knock Bayern out on away goals

Paris St Germain reached the Champions League semi-finals despite a 1-0 home defeat by Bayern Munich on Tuesday as the title holders bowed out on away goals after a 3-3 aggregate result. Eric Choupo-Moting scored the only goal of a mesmeric encounter before the interval but it was not enough to overturn the German side’s 3-2 loss in last week’s ...

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Five South African women cricketers stuck in Bangladesh after Covid tests

Five members of a South African women’s cricket team have become stranded in Bangladesh after testing positive for Covid-19, officials said Tuesday. Seventeen other members of the South Africa Emerging team left Bangladesh late Monday, before the country imposed a ban on international flights over a surge in new cases there. The five remaining have been put into isolation in Dhaka, said ...

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