Shamsur Rahman smashed his maiden Test century and Imrul Kayes defied a groin injury to join the club of centurions on Thursday but Bangladesh are still far from safety in the second Test against Sri Lanka in Chittagong.
A late-order collapse saw the... Full story
Bangladesh opener Shamsur Rahman unexpectedly took a swipe at the umpire for what he said was a bad decision against Nasir Hossain at a crucial stage of the third day’s play in the second Test against Sri Lanka on Thursday. Full story
Shamsur Rahman and Imrul Kayes have a gulf of difference in their personalities and it was evident in how they celebrated their respective maiden Test centuries against Sri Lanka in Chittagong on Thursday.
While Shamsur punched the air and... Full story
Sri Lankan spinner Ajantha Mendis is happy get back his form after his 4-84 pegged back Bangladesh on the third day of the second Test in Chittagong on Thursday.
Mendis got the chance to play the Test by a stroke of luck as Sri Lanka’s... Full story
Bangladesh Under 19 captain Mehedy Hasan on Thursday said that they will be targeting a place in the Super League phase of the forthcoming International Cricket Council U19 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.
Bangladesh were placed in Group B... Full story
The second round of the 15th National Cricket League got underway on Thursday with four matches taking place at different venues.
Khulna v Rangpur
Batting first after winning the toss, Khulna posted 321-5 against Rangpur at Shaheed Chandu Stadium in Bogra. Full story
The second footballer registration window of the Nitol Tata Bangladesh Premier League will begin a day after the conclusion of the first phase matches, said an official of the Bangladesh Football Federation on Thursday.
The professional league... Full story
The Bangladesh Cricket Board’s Anti Corruption Tribunal will resume oral submission on February 22 as they concluded the evidentiary part of the proceedings in the match-fixing allegations of the Bangladesh Premier League, said the BCB on Thursday. Full story
The Bangladesh Cricket Board and Bangladesh Football Federation are at loggerheads as the latter refused to release the Bangabandhu National Stadium for a short time ahead of the upcoming ICC World Twenty20, said a BFF official on Thursday. Full story
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Real Madrid took a huge step towards reaching the Copa del Rey final as they beat local rivals and holders Atletico Madrid 3-0 thanks to two own goals in their semi-final, first leg on Wednesday.
Barcelona look set to meet their historical rivals... Full story
Ivory Coast international Gervinho hit a fine brace including a late winner to put Roma within sight of their second successive Italian Cup final thanks to a 3-2 victory over Napoli in the first leg of the sides’ semi-final on Wednesday.
Superb individual goals from... Full story
Alexandre Pato has quit Brazil’s Corinthians for Sao Paulo following a weekend attack on players by dozens of disgruntled fans, a spokesman said late Wednesday.
Former AC Milan striker Pato, a mooted target in... Full story
Bayern Munich’s Toni Kroos has poured cold water on speculation he is set to join Manchester United, while Germany team-mate Bastian Schweinsteiger has returned to training with the European champions.
Germany and Bayern’s vice-captain... Full story
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has said the club’s long wait to add to its collection of English titles will have to wait for another season.
Sunday’s 1-1 draw against West Bromwich Albion left Liverpool eight points behind leaders Arsenal... Full story
Pakistan’s talented but tainted trio of Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer Wednesday vowed to return to international cricket, three years to the day after they were banned for spot-fixing.
On February 5, 2011 an anti-corruption... Full story
Centuries for Brendon McCullum and Kane Williamson lifted New Zealand off the ropes and into a position of command on the opening day of the first Test against India.
Captain McCullum posted his eighth... Full story
English cricket fans are set to get one more chance to see Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne in action at Lord’s after the pair were confirmed Wednesday as captains for a match marking the ground’s 200th anniversary.
Recently retired India batting star... Full story
Two of the biggest names in world sport over the past decade could yet team up in Miami, if David Beckham gets his way.
The former England and Manchester United star on Wednesday ended months of speculation by confirming that he... Full story
Nike have produced yellow shirts for five Brazilian league teams as a special tribute to the country that will host the World Cup in June.
Bahia, Corinthians, Coritiba, Internacional and Santos have all been given a third shirt embossed with the national... Full story
Michael Laudrup has slammed the manner of his sacking by Swansea and revealed he is considering legal action against the Premier League club.
Denmark football great Laudrup was dismissed as manager of the south Wales side on Tuesday... Full story
England called up the uncapped Moeen Ali, Stephen Parry and Harry Gurney for this month’s one-day tour of West Indies in the first squad to be named in the post-Kevin Pietersen era.
Worcestershire all-rounder Ali, a left-hand... Full story
Police in eastern India said Thursday they have arrested a 28-year-old man suspected of siphoning off a million rupees ($16,000) from the bank account of retired cricketing star V.V.S Laxman.
Laxman, who retired from international... Full story
Balotelli acknowledges paternity of daughter
AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli on Wednesday finally acknowledged he was the father of his daughter Pia, two months after failing to attend a hearing in Italy... Full story