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Trishna hat-trick on debut as Tigresses crush Malaysia

Medium pacer Fariha Trishna became the second Bangladeshi bowler to slam a hat-trick in T20 International cricket as Bangladesh hit back to winning way with a crushing 88-run win over Malaysia in their third game of the Women’s Asia Cup today at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. Bangladesh beat Thailand by nine wickets to kick off the Asia Cup mission in ...

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Tigers unfazed by result ahead of Pakistan game in Tri-nation series

Bangladesh are keen to follow the process instead of instant result as they take on Pakistan in their opening game of the tri-nation series at Hagley Oval in Christchurch, New Zealand tomorrow (Friday). The match starts at 8am (Bangladesh Time). According to vice-captain Nurul Hasan Sohan, the process instead of result is imperative to shape up the team ahead of ...

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PSG held at Benfica despite Messi stunner

Paris Saint-Germain were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw away to Benfica in the Champions League on Wednesday despite Lionel Messi’s brilliant curling strike. The Argentina star scored midway through the first half in Lisbon but Danilo Pereira’s own goal before the break ensured PSG and Benfica remain level at the top of Group H on seven points. Both ...

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Women’s Asia Cup: Bangladesh aim to hold on to trophy at home

On the eve of the Women’s Asia Cup cricket being hosted in Sylhet, Bangladesh captain Nigar Sultana said their aim is to defend the title they won in Malaysia in 2018 by playing good cricket at home. Bangladesh will take on Thailand in the first match of the event on Saturday. The match will be played at the Sylhet International ...

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Mominul included in BCB XI for series against Tamil Nadu

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday announced the BCB XI squad for the tour of Tamil Nadu with former Test captain Mominul Haque making his way into the team. Mohammad Mithun will lead the side which will play two four-day and three one-day matches against a Tamil Nadu XI in Chennai. Mominul was included into the side to recover ...

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Sheikh Hasina Stadium to be completed in 30 months

The construction of the Sheikh Hasina Cricket Stadium in the city’s Purbachal will be completed within 30 monthsfrom the start of work. Two Australian companies were initially selected by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and Populus Architecture was chosen from there. The other firm was Cox Architecture. Both companies have experience in building the world’s largest stadiums. The construction work ...

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Bangladesh suffers big defeat to Pakistan in Women’s Asia Cup

Bangladesh lost their second match at the ongoing Women’s Asia Cup, against Pakistan, by nine wickets on Monday in Sylhet. Bangladesh batted first in this match and tumbled for only 70 runs for eight wickets in 20 overs. Salma Khatun was the best scorer for Bangladesh, posting only 24 runs while Nigar Sultana (17) and Lata Mandal (12) were the ...

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Madrid drop first points as Benzema spurns penalty against Osasuna

Karim Benzema missed a penalty for Real Madrid as they finally blinked in the La Liga title race, dropping their first points of the season in a 1-1 draw with Osasuna on Sunday. Elsewhere Real Sociedad won 5-3 at Girona and high-flying Real Betis fell to a 1-0 defeat at Celta Vigo. After Barcelona beat Real Mallorca on Saturday, Madrid ...

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Arsenal show title mettle, Potter gets first Chelsea win

Arsenal underlined their credentials as genuine Premier League title contenders with a 3-1 win over arch rivals Tottenham, while Chelsea’s dramatic 2-1 victory at Crystal Palace gave Graham Potter his first success as Blues boss on Saturday. As the Premier League returned with a bang after the international break, Liverpool were rocked by Brighton forward Leandro Trossard’s hat-trick in a ...

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Mbappe nets winner as PSG edges Nice to stay top in Ligue 1

Kylian Mbappe scored a late winner as defending champion Paris Saint-Germain edged Nice 2-1 to restore its two-point lead over Marseille in the French league on Saturday. Mbappe pounced on a pass from Nordi Mukiele to beat Kasper Schmeichel with a low strike in the 83rd minute. The France striker tied Neymar as the joint top scorer in the league ...

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