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  • Sri Lankan players Kumar Sangakkara (R) and Tillakaratne Dilshan (L) attend a training session on Wednesday ahead of their today’s crucial Asia Cup encounter against Pakistan at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.— New Age photo

  • Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah (L) speaks to coach Stuart Law during a training session at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Wednesday.— AFP photo

  • Pakistan cricket coach Dav Whatmore (L) and captain Misbah-ul-Haq share some thoughts during a training session at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Wednesday.— AFP photo

  • Bayern Munich forward Mario Gomez (R) shoots to score his third goal against FC Basel during their Champions League round of 16 second-leg match at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday.— Reuters photo

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Matthews blow for wounded SL

Sri Lankan players Kumar Sangakkara (R) and Tillakaratne Dilshan (L) attend a training session on Wednesday ahead of their today’s crucial Asia Cup encounter against Pakistan at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium.— New Age photo
Sri Lanka suffered a major blow ahead of their crucial clash against Pakistan today as all-rounder Angelo Mathews had to fly back after been ruled out of the Micromax Asia Cup due to a calf injury on Wednesday. Full story

‘Mashrafee key in India game’

Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah (L) speaks to coach Stuart Law during a training session at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Wednesday.— AFP photo
The penchant of fast bowler Mashrafee bin Murtaza of doing well against India gives Bangladesh some hopes of upsetting their mighty neighbours in their next match in the Asia Cup, vice-captain Mahmudullah said on Wednesday. Full story

Pakistan eye final

Pakistan cricket coach Dav Whatmore (L) and captain Misbah-ul-Haq share some thoughts during a training session at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Wednesday.— AFP photo
Pakistan will be eying to shed the poor record against Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup and make their place in the final all but confirmed when they face the islanders in their second match of the tournament today. Full story

Bowling is my primary job, says Gul

Pakistani pace spearhead Umar Gul said on Wednesday that he still doesn’t consider himself as an all-rounder and is fine focusing on his bowling that he believes to be his major weapon. Full story

SPORTSLINE

The Bangladesh Hockey Federation on Wednesday declared a 23-member national squad for the 4th AHF Cup Hockey to be held in Bangkok from April 16 to 24. The squad will continue their camping... Full story

PCB surprised by BCB’s latest stance

The Pakistan Cricket Board is astonished by the new stance of the Bangladesh Cricket Board president AHM Mustafa Kamal that Bangladesh would only tour Pakistan if ICC and its government give clearance. Full story

Federer, Nadal advance

Rafael Nadal breezed into the fourth round at Indian Wells on Tuesday where he was joined by Roger Federer who had to dig deep to fend off rising star Milos Raonic in three sets. Full story

Clarke back for Windies Tests

Injured Australia captain Michael Clarke will be fit to play the first Test against the West Indies, selectors said Wednesday as they named a squad that saw the return of spinner Michael Beer. Full story

Gerrard treble downs Everton

Steven Gerrard marked his return to Liverpool’s starting line-up with a hat-trick as Kenny Dalglish’s side returned to winning ways with a 3-0 win over Everton in the Merseyside derby on Tuesday. Full story

Bayern are on a roll: Gomez

Germany striker Mario Gomez smashed four goals in Bayern Munich’s 7-0 rout of FC Basel on Tuesday and insisted his team have big ambitions as they marched into the Champions League’s last eight. Full story

Gomez equals CL record

Germany striker Mario Gomez equalled the record for the fastest’s four-goal haul in Champions League history when he netted four times for Bayern Munich in their 7-0 rout of FC Basel. Full story

Rousseff to meet FIFA president

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will meet with the president of world football governing body FIFA here later this week, both sides said Tuesday. Friday’s fence-mending encounter between Rousseff and FIFA... Full story

Teixeira exit seen as boon for WC

The resignation of Ricardo Teixeira, the corruption-tainted boss of Brazilian football, marks the end of an era of ‘absolute power’ and brings hopes of a more transparent 2014 World Cup, according to analysts. Full story

Gomez scores four as Bayern humble Basel

Bayern Munich forward Mario Gomez (R) shoots to score his third goal against FC Basel during their Champions League round of 16 second-leg match at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday.— Reuters photo
Germany striker Mario Gomez scored four goals as Bayern Munich marched into the Champions League quarter-finals by smashing FC Basel 7-0 in the second leg of their last 16 clash on Tuesday. Full story

Last gasp Brandao stuns Inter

Brazilian substitute Brandao scored in injury time to send Marseille into the last eight of the Champions League for the first time since winning the competition in 1993 as they ousted Inter Milan. Full story

United, City on the brink

Iberian hopes of a Europa League bonanza could be boosted today when both Manchester giants United and City face a battle to stay in Europe. After crashing out of the Champions League, United were... Full story

SOCCERLINE

Al Wasl coach Diego Maradona has used his latest press conference to continue his war-of-words with rival Pele, believing himself to be more passionate about football than the Brazil legend, reports Goal.com. Full story


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