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Barishal register first victory after an eventful BPL game

Fortune Barishal registered their first victory in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), securing a six-wicket win against Rangpur Riders in an eventful game that was marred by controversy at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. The game was stopped unexpectedly for five minutes during when Barishal came to chase the innings as their captain Shakib Al Hasan entered into the ...

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Australian club gets record fine for violent pitch invasion

Australian club Melbourne Victory were hit Tuesday with an A-League record Aus$550,000 (US$380,000) fine and the threat of a 10-point deduction over a violent pitch invasion that left a goalkeeper injured. The punishment stems from a derby match between Victory and Melbourne City last month that was abandoned after shocking scenes when football fans stormed the field. One Victory supporter ...

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BPL 2023: Sylhet Strikers continue winning streak

The Sylhet Strikers continued their impressive winning streak in the current season of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), beating the most successful team in the tournament, the Comilla Victorians, by a margin of five wickets on Monday at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. The Sylhet Strikers, led by former Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, achieved their third consecutive victory, while ...

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Sylhet opt to bowl against Cumilla

Sylhet Strikers have won the toss and elected to field first against Cumilla Victorians in their third match of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka. The match kicks off at 1:30 pm, Monday. Sylhet are currently occupying the top spot of the league table after winning the first two matches clinically while Cumilla remain in the sixth ...

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Pakistan, New Zealand build towards World Cup with ODI series

Pakistan and New Zealand will face off in the first of three one-day internationals in Karachi Monday, with an eye on this year’s World Cup in India. The preceding Test series between the two teams failed to produce a result in either of the two Tests — both in Karachi — ending a miserable season for both teams. Pakistan failed ...

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Allround Nasir sails Dhaka in low scoring BPL match

Captain Nasir Hossain came up with an allround performance as Dhaka Dominators made a good start to the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), beating Khulna Tigers by six wickets at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Nasir, once considered as the finisher, before his misdemeanor and inconsistent performance saw him discarded from the national team, claimed 2-29 and added unbeaten 36, ...

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Sylhet Strikers make a flying start winning a low-scoring match

Sylhet Strikers won the first match of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) beating Chattogram Challengers by eight wickets on Friday at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium. The match was scheduled to take place at 2:30 pm, but it kicked off a half hour earlier – a further testament to the subpar management of the BPL. Sylhet won the toss and sent Chattogrma ...

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Liton becomes highest ranked Bangladesh Test batter

Bangladesh’s Liton Das reached a unique height by becoming the highest-ranked batter for his country in the ICC Test rankings. He indeed broke his own record as he moved to 11th position from 12th as per the latest rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) Thursday. He has now 702 rating points, 14 less than No. 10 batter New ...

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Asia Cup Cricket: Bangladesh grouped with Sri Lanka, Afghanistan

Bangladesh has been grouped with defending champion Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan. Two arch-rivals India and Pakistan have been put in the same group with a qualifier team in the six-nation Asia Cup Cricket 2023 scheduled for September. President of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) and secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Jay Shah confirmed it ...

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Sheikh Kamal 2nd Youth Games continue in full swing

The Sheikh Kamal 2nd Bangladesh Youth Games continued in full swing as the inauguration ceremony and matches of the games held on the third day Wednesday at different districts across the country. The Inter-upazila phase will conclude on January 10. Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni formally inaugurated the Youth Games in Chandpur district today. Additional Superintendent of Police Sudipta Roy ...

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