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Magical Mominul does it for Tigers

Bangladesh batsman Mominul Haque cuts the ball on his way to his match saving hundred during the fifth day of their second and final Test match against Sri Lanka at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on Saturday. — AP photo
Mominul Haque scored a fabulous unbeaten century to help Bangladesh defy the odds and secure a draw in the second and final Test against Sri Lanka in Chittagong on Saturday. Sri Lanka accepted the draw with nearly an hour left before the scheduled... Full story

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Mominul puts this ton ahead of others

Mominul Haque became only the second Bangladeshi to save a Test match with a fourth-innings century, joining Nafees Iqbal with his unbeaten 100 against Sri Lanka in the second Test in Chittagong on Friday. Full story

Mushfiq, Mathews trade words

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews blasted Bangladesh for not trying to chase their target only for his counterpart Mushfiqur Rahim to hit back soon after the end of second Test in Chittagong on Saturday. Full story

BCB happy with ICC outcome

The Bangladesh Cricket Board is content with the outcome of the International Cricket Council meeting in Singapore that saw the approval of a wide range of structural and governance reforms, a BCB official said on Saturday. Full story

Jamal reach IFA Shield semis

Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club made history by beating Calcutta giant Mohunbagan 1-0 in a must-win match to clinch a semi-final spot in the 119th IFA Shield on Saturday. Haitian playmaker Sony Norde scored the winner from a free kick... Full story

Mashrafee to lead Tigers in T20s

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Saturday named paceman Mashrafee bin Murtaza as the captain for the two-match Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka. Mashrafee will lead the side in the absence of regular captain Mushfiqur Rahim... Full story

Dhaka crush Chittagong in NCL

Dhaka closed out an innings defeat over Chittagong with a day and a half to spare and Alok Kapali hit a ton for Sylhet in the National Cricket League on Saturday. Full story

MSC end first phase on high note

Mohammedan Sporting Club registered a 3-1 victory over Feni Soccer Club to finish their first phase campaign in the Bangladesh Premier League at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Saturday. Full story

Pakistan feel ‘cheated’ over ICC vote

Pakistan cricket chief Zaka Ashraf Saturday said he felt ‘cheated’ after South Africa abandoned their opposition to controversial reforms of the sport’s world body, allowing the proposals to be approved. Full story

Reds put Gunners to the sword

Liverpool’s Martin Skrtel (C) celebrates scoring against Arsenal during their Premier League match at Anfield on Saturday. — Reuters photo
Liverpool crushed Premier League leaders Arsenal 5-1 with a stunning display of attacking football at Anfield on Saturday that revived their title hopes and raised doubts about the visitors’ championship credentials. The first four goals came in the opening 20 minutes... Full story

Title beyond United’s grip: Rooney

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has admitted that a top-four Premier League finish may be the most that his side can hope to salvage from their desperate season. A run of three losses in five games has seen the defending... Full story

India face uphill task

New Zealand seized control of the first Test against India and then proceeded to let go in a frenetic third day Saturday which saw 17 wickets fall. India, who started the day at 130-4 in their first innings, were 87-1 at stumps in... Full story

Pellegrini hits back at Mourinho

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini on Friday took aim at Jose Mourinho as he ridiculed the Chelsea manager’s claim that the London club are the ‘little horse’ in the title race. Mourinho’s side drew level with second-placed City thanks... Full story

Ranieri hopeful for Falcao WC prospects

Monaco coach Claudio Ranieri insisted on Friday that Colombia striker Radamel Falcao could yet recover from injury in time to go to the World Cup in Brazil. ‘I spoke to him on the phone yesterday (Thursday),’ said Ranieri at a press... Full story

Son’s strike adds to Gladbach’s misery

South Korean striker Son Heung-Min hit his eighth Bundesliga goal of the season on Friday to seal Bayer Leverkusen’s 1-0 win at Borussia Moenchengladbach as the hosts’ slump continued. Full story

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Brazilian striker Maicon dies in car crash

Maicon Pereira
Brazilian striker Maicon Pereira, currently playing on loan at Ukrainian league side Mariupol, has died in a car crash, local media reported on Saturday. The R-Sport news agency reported that Maicon, who joined Ukraine champions Shakhtar Donetsk... Full story

Vidic decision was mutual, says Moyes

Manchester United manager David Moyes has revealed that the departure of captain Nemanja Vidic at the end of the season was a mutual decision. The Serbian defender will be out of contract at the end of June and will walk away from the club... Full story

Pacers beat Blazer in OT

Indiana’s George Hill had a career-high 37 points, nine rebounds and eight assists as the NBA-leading Pacers edged Portland 118-113 in overtime on Saturday. David West scored a season-high 30 points... Full story

Adebayor reveals Villas-Boas row

Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor has revealed how he had a blazing row with the club’s former manager Andre Villas-Boas in front of the rest of the team. Villas-Boas was sacked by Tottenham in December following a poor run of results... Full story

OFF-BEAT

Australian Scotty James joked he needed a cricket box to protect his private parts during Saturday’s Olympic snowboarding slopestyle semi-finals after injuring them in the heats, but it didn’t help him qualify for the final. The 20-year-old... Full story


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