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Tottenham’s Conte era gets off to ‘crazy’ winning start

Antonio Conte was dished up the good and the bad in his first match in charge of Tottenham who beat Vitesse Arnhem 3-2 in the Europa Conference League on Thursday in a game which also featured three red cards. Conte took his place in the dug out at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium after his work permit arrived in time two ...

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India get first points, beat Afghanistan at T20 World Cup

Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul combined for a blistering 140-run opening stand Wednesday, as India racked up the highest score in this year’s T20 World Cup and finally won their first game, beating Afghanistan by 66 runs. Rohit smashed 74 off 47 balls, and Rahul made 69 off 48 deliveries in India’s mammoth total of 210-2 after captain Virat Kohli ...

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Shakib loses No. 1 spot to Nabi in ICC all-rounder rankings

Bangladesh’s all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has lost his top spot in the ICC T20 all-rounder rankings to Afghanistan’s Mohammad Nabi. Shakib and Nabi both have 271 rating points, but Nabi is now on top with a fractional advantage. Shakib had risen to the top spot with good performances in the preliminary stage of the ICC T20 World Cup where he ...

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Finally, Tigers out of World Cup semi-final race

A six-wicket defeat to South Africa on Tuesday ended Bangladesh’s slim chance to qualify for the semi-finals of the ongoing T20 World Cup. To grab the slimmest chance to book a berth in the semi-finals, Bangladesh had a must-win situation in their matches against South Africa (played today) and the final game against Australia. On Tuesday, Bangladesh batted first in ...

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Tigers face off South Africa to snap losing streak

Bangladesh might be well out of the race of semifinal but when they take on South Africa tomorrow (Tuesday) at Sheikh Jayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi in their fourth game of the Super 12 of Twenty20 World Cup, they will have an extra motivation. The Tigers so far played six matches against South Africa in T20 format and lost ...

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Kohli admits India ‘not brave enough’ as World Cup hopes fade

India captain Virat Kohli admitted his team was “not brave enough” after an eight-wicket rout by New Zealand left their Twenty20 World Cup hopes hanging by a thread on Sunday. Fast bowler Trent Boult and leg-spinner Ish Sodhi shared five wickets to restrict India to 110 for seven after being invited to bat first in the Super 12 clash in ...

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Shakib ruled out of World Cup

Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been ruled of the ongoing ICC Twenty20 World Cup owing to a hamstring injury, a Bangladesh Cricket Board official confirmed The Daily Sun on Sunday. “He ( Shakib) is ruled out from the ICC T20 World Cup due to hamstring injury,” said BCB chief selector Minhajul Abedin adding that they can know about ...

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Nasir-Tamima couple granted bail

Cricketer Nasir Hossain and his wife Tamima Sultana Tammi, a cabin crew of Saudi Airlines, have been granted bail in a case filed over tying knot with another man’s wife without getting a divorce. They surrendered in the court of Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Jasim on Sunday (October 31st) and applied for bail. Following the hearing, Judge granted them bail. ...

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England thrash Australia by eight wickets

Opening batsman Jos Buttler smashed an unbeaten 71 as England hammered Australia by eight wickets to register their third successive win in the Twenty20 World Cup on Saturday. England fast bowlers Chris Jordan and Chris Woakes shared five wickets between them to bowl out Australia for 125 after they elected to field first in Dubai. Buttler and Jason Roy, who ...

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Di Maria shines, Messi injured as PSG beat Lille

Angel Di Maria showed his worth as he set up the first and scored the winner to give Paris St Germain a 2-1 win against champions Lille in Ligue 1 after Lionel Messi limped off injured on Friday. In the absence of Kylian Mbappe, who is suffering from an infection, Di Maria shone throughout the game, providing captain Marquinhos with ...

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