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  • BD rolls out welcome for unusual sport on skates

    If basketball and soccer had a baby and put it on skates, it might look like roll ball, a little-known sport whose top performers worldwide vied for the championship in Bangladesh over the past week.

  • Australia to face Brazil in Melbourne friendly

    Five times World Cup winners Brazil will play Australia in a friendly at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on June 13, giving the Socceroos the toughest of warm-ups for the Confederations Cup later that month.

  • Indian spinners hurt Aussies with quick strikes

    Indian spinners rattled Australia's top order after ending skipper Steve Smith's brief resistance on the opening day of the first Test in Pune on Thursday.

  • Much more pressure in Tests: Taskin

    Not too long ago, Taskin Ahmed was used sporadically even in T20Is. He was given breathers in between ODIs in order to prevent any recurring injuries.

  • Smith rejects India whitewash forecast

    Steve Smith dismissed predictions Wednesday that Australia face another series whitewash against India but admitted they had to show more fight to have any chance of stopping the world's number one Test team.

  • Boom Boom unveils Champions Trophy 2017

    With 100 days to go before the first ball is bowled in the eighth edition of the ICC Champions Trophy, the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Nissan Trophy Tour was launched in the backyard of the International Cricket Council headquarters at the ICC Academy on Tuesday, 21 February.

  • Ross Taylor sets NZ record with 17th ODI century

    With one final blow off the last ball of the innings, Ross Taylor completed his 17th century for New Zealand, setting a record for ODI cricket at Hagley Oval today.

  • Sussex congratulate Fizz on Test return

    Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman may have only played two matches for Sussex County Cricket Club in last season's Natwest T20 Blast, but the effervescent young pacer's effect seems to have been a lasting one.

  • Tigers pay homage to ‘Amar Ekushey’

    Members of the Bangladesh cricket team paid homage to 'Amar Ekushey' and the International Mother Language Day today.

  • Dickwella gets two-match ban for another misconduct

    Sri Lanka opener Niroshan Dickwella has been banned for two limited-over matches after his latest breach of ICC code of conduct, the International Cricket Council said on Tuesday.

  • Five infamous India-Australia controversies

    Five previous flashpoints between India and Australia. The four-match Test series will begin in Pune on Thursday.

  • Rubel, Mustafizur return to Test squad

    Bangladesh pacer Rubel Hossain has returned to the Test squad after missing out on the Hyderabad Test against India.

  • 'All about mental fitness'

    Tushar Imran converted his hundred into a double hundred at the BKSP yesterday. It was no surprise that the 33-year old batsman continued his run-fest in domestic first-class competition by scoring his second double hundred.

  • Bangladeshi players

    No takers for Tigers in IPL auction

    Six Bangladeshi cricketers remained unsold in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 players' auction at Bangalore today.

  • Afghanistan's captain Mohammad Nabi

    Nabi becomes first Afghan player to be picked in IPL

    On Monday, Mohammad Nabi became the first ever Afghanistan player to be picked by in the history of Indian Premier League (IPL).

  • Stokes sold for record $2.16m at IPL

    England all-rounder Ben Stokes became the most expensive foreign player in Indian Premier League history when he was bought by the Rising Pune Giants for more than $2 million at auction Monday.

  • Afridi retires from international cricket

    Legendary Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Sunday announced his retirement from international cricket, ending an illustrious and sometimes controversial 21-year career.

  • Fizz set to return for Sri Lanka tour

    Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman is expected to make a comeback into Bangladesh's Test squad for the Sri Lanka series.

  • Shakib, Tamim frustrate again

    Bangladesh cricketers Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan failed to make any lasting impact as their side, Peshawar Zalmi, suffered a nine-run defeat to the Karachi Kings in Dubai yesterday.

  • De Kock, de Villiers clinch opener for South Africa

    A polished Quinton de Kock half century lays the foundation for South Africa's four-wicket win over New Zealand in a tense finish to a rain-shortened opening one-day international in Hamilton

  • Root happy to rely on old friend Stokes

    When Joe Root leads England out for the first time as Test captain he will be able to turn to a familiar face in Ben Stokes.

  • Net leggies to Smith no ploy: Ashwin

    The No.1 Test bowler Ravichandran Ashwin brushes off suggestions he'd begun mind games with Australia's captain Steve Smith during last year's IPL

  • Tigresses fail to qualify for World Cup

    The Bangladesh women's cricket team lose their last Super Six Game of the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier against Sri Lanka by 42 runs (D/L method), and with it a chance to qualify for the ICC Women's World Cup.

  • Tamim, Shakib fail to shine

    Bangladesh cricketers Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan, who are playing for Peshawar Zalmi, failed to make a mark with the bat in the Pakistan Super League yesterday.

  • Kayes doubtful for SL

    Imrul Kayes's position in Bangladesh's Test team for the Sri Lanka series, which is expected to be announced tomorrow, is in doubt as the Bangladesh Cricket Board's medical team have yet to deem him fit for the tour.

  • Comfortable wins for men and women

    Bangladesh men’s and women’s teams notched up comfortable victories on the second day of the 4th Roll Ball World Cup today.

  • Tahir five-for sets up Kiwi thrashing

    Veteran spinner Imran Tahir is the destroyer as South Africa began their tour of New Zealand with an emphatic 78-run victory over the Black Caps in a one-off Twenty20 on Friday.

  • Marlon Samuels allowed to resume bowling

    West Indies' Marlon Samuels has been cleared to bowl again after serving a 12-month ban for an illegal bowling action, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has said.

  • Afghanistan edge Zimbabwe in rain-hit ODI

    Afghanistan edged Zimbabwe by 12 runs in the first one-day international on Thursday but only after heavy rain had washed away home hopes.

  • India thump Tigresses by nine wickets

    India made short work of Bangladesh’s paltry target of 156 as they romped home in 33.3 overs for the loss of one wicket during the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier, 5th Super match at Nondescripts Cricket Club Ground, Colombo today.

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