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England’s cricket tour of Bangladesh rearranged for March 2023

The England cricket team was scheduled to arrive in Bangladesh next September. Yesterday, it was confirmed that the tour is being postponed. Today (Tuesday) it is known that the tour has been rearranged for March 2023. That trip has now been moved back to the first two weeks of March 2023, with matches due to be held in Dhaka and ...

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BCB announces 17-man squad for Australia T20s

Bangladesh Cricket Board announced a 17-member squad for the five-match Twenty20 international series against Australia on Sunday midnight. The series will kick off on August 3 and to be continued till August 9 with all the matches scheduled to be held at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur. A set of key players like Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Mushfiqur ...

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Domingo disappointed by Australia’s stance on Mushfiqur

Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo expressed his disappointment over Australia’s stringent rules placed on Mushfiqur Rahim’s bio-bubble, which eventually ruled out the country’s most dependable batsman from the five-match T20 series. The Tigers are already with the service of Tamim Iqbal, who is in rehab now to cure his knee injury. Losing Mushfiqur meant they lost two of their senior ...

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Not Federer, not Wawrinka: Belinda Bencic gets gold for Switzerland in Tokyo

A Swiss tennis player won gold in singles at the Olympics and it’s not Roger Federer or Stan Wawrinka. Belinda Bencic accomplished something Saturday that her better-known fellow Swiss players never managed. And she’s not done yet. The 12th-ranked Bencic beat Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic 7-5, 2-6, 6-3 at the Tokyo Games for the first major title of ...

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Sports organiser Shamsul Alam dies

Former General Secretary of Bangladesh Table Tennis Federation Shamsul Alam Anu died of cardiac arrest on Saturday morning. He was 79. Shamsul, who was the former General Secretary of Wari Club, breathed his last at his residence in the capital. He was also the General Secretary of the South Asian Table Tennis Federation for a long time. The veteran sports ...

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Starc brother in Olympic final

Brandon Starc, younger brother of Australia pacer Mitchell Starc, has qualified for the men’s high jump final of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Friday. The 27-year old, who finished 15th during the last Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016, made it to the final with a jump of 2.28 metres in the men’s high jump ...

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BPL postpone again

The remaining second round matches of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) football, the lone professional football league of the country, which was scheduled to resumes from today at two separate venues in the city, has been postponed again, said a Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) press release on Friday. Chittagong Abahani Limited were scheduled to take on Uttar Baridhara Club at ...

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Australia Cricket team arrives in Dhaka

Australia Cricket team has arrived in Dhaka to play five Twenty20 International (T20I) matches against Bangladesh Cricket team. After arrival in Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Thursday afternoon, Australia Cricket team will directly go to the InterContinental Hotel Dhaka. Bangladesh Cricket (T20I) team also arrived in the capital from Zimbabwe on Thursday morning. Bangladesh team will play five T20I matches ...

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World pole vault champion Kendricks out of Olympics after COVID positive

Two-time world pole vault champion Sam Kendricks was ruled out of the Tokyo Games on Thursday after testing positive for coronavirus. “We are saddened to confirm that Sam Kendricks tested positive for Covid-19 and will not compete in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020,” the USOPC said in a statement on Twitter. Kendricks won back-to-back gold medals at the 2017 and ...

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Germany, Argentina football teams crash out of Tokyo Olympics

Germany drew level after a fine free-kick from Eduard Lowen on the edge of the box but couldn’t find a winner. Ivory Coast will play Spain on Monday for a place in the semi-finals of the Olympic Games. Meanwhile, Brazil brushed past Saudi Arabia 3-1 and will play Egypt in the next round. They took lead through Matheus Cunha, but ...

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