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Daraz to sponsor Bangladesh cricket team until 2023

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday announced e-commerce platform Daraz as the new sponsor of the Bangladesh cricket team. The sponsorship is effective from Wednesday and will run up to November 30, 2023. Daraz’s logo will appear on the kits of both Bangladesh national men’s and women’s team, Bangladesh A team and the Under-19 team. Hungrynaki, a sister concern of ...

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FIFA won’t stop funding to BFF: Murshedy

Bangladesh Football Federation senior vice-president and finance committee chairman Abdus Salam Murshedy on Tuesday said that FIFA will not stop funding to them. “FIFA will not stop funding to the Bangladesh Football Federation. They never said to stop it; rather they have appreciated our account maintenance system for the last four years. FIFA instructed us to become more transparent, impartial ...

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Dembele volley takes Barca one point behind Atletico

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele struck in stoppage time to snatch a vital 1-0 win at home to Real Valladolid in La Liga on Monday to pull his side one point behind leaders Atletico Madrid. Valladolid produced with a disciplined yet bold performance and could have taken an early lead when Kenan Kodro headed against the bar, while Roque Mesa had ...

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La Liga leaders Atletico lose to Sevilla

Leaders Atletico Madrid suffered a rare La Liga defeat as Marcos Acuna’s header earned Sevilla victory. Argentina defender Acuna was unmarked when he nodded a cross by former Manchester City player Jesus Navas past Jan Oblak. Oblak had earlier saved Lucas Ocampos’ penalty after Saul Niguez brought down Ivan Rakitic. Atletico, chasing a first league title since 2014, are three ...

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Tigers return home from New Zealand after losing all matches

The Bangladesh cricket team on Sunday morning returned home after a disastrous tour of New Zealand. They lost all of the matches –three ODIs and three T20Is– against the hosts. Cricketers, team staff and officials landed at Hazrat Shahjalal Airport in the capital at around 11:15 pm. So far, Tigers suffered 32 defeats against the hosts in New Zealand with ...

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India spin star Patel tests positive for coronavirus ahead of IPL

Spin star Axar Patel has tested positive for coronavirus and been put into isolation, his team said Saturday as the Indian Premier League battles new pandemic fears days ahead of its start. IPL organisers are nervously watching a surge in coronavirus cases across India as 10 ground staff at the stadium where Patel’s team play their first match on April ...

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Bangladesh emerge unbeaten champions

Bangladesh emerged unbeaten champions in the five-nation Bangabandhu Cup 2021 International Kabaddi Tournament after beating Kenya by 34-28 points in the final at the Shaheed Nur Hossain National Volleyball Stadium in the capital on Friday. Bangladesh captain Tuhin Torofder was adjudged player of the tournament while his team-mates Arduzzaman was adjudged the man of the final and Monirul Islam was ...

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Bangladesh women’s cricket team get Test status

Bangladesh women’s cricket team finally got Test status. The International Cricket Council (ICC) took the decision in its board and committee meeting on Thursday. “It was decided that Test and ODI status shall be permanently awarded to all Full Member women’s teams,” the ICC said through a press release. Shafiul Alam Chowdhury Nadel, chairman of the BCB’s women’s wing confirmed ...

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PM Sheikh Hasina opens Bangabandhu 9th Bangladesh Games

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina opened multi-sport extravaganza Bangabandhu 9th Bangladesh Games on Thursday at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in the capital. She joined the inaugural ceremony from her official residence Ganobhaban virtually in the evening. Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) is organising the Bangladesh Games at 29 separate venues across the country. Addressing the opening ceremony, Prime Minister Hasina urged all ...

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