• Monday, September 22, 2014

  • 2014/09/03/ad_1409747565.jpg
  • 2014/09/16/ad_1410871450.gif

Cricket

17th Asian Games Incheon 2014

'Incheon wickets to suit BD spinners'

Bangladesh's hopes of winning gold medals in the Asian Games centres mostly around cricket and the last edition's gold medallists are expected to get familiar pitches in Incheon. The seven newly-laid pitches at the Yeonhui Cricket Ground, which are only six months old, tend to offer low but even bounce and turn for the spinners, according to Badiul Alam Khokon, the former curator of Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium who is now in charge of preparing the pitches here. "The pitches at Yeonhui...

Bangladesh collapse to 2-0 series defeat against WI

Bangladesh collapse to 2-0 series defeat against WI

Bangladesh collapsed to a 2-0 series defeat against West Indies, losing the second and final test by 296 runs with a day to spare on Tuesday. West Indies declared their second innings on 269 for four after Shivnarine Chanderpaul (101 not out) had completed his 30th test century. Jermaine Blackwood (66) had helped put on...

Saqlain's record bowling

Saqlain's record bowling

Bangladesh's bowlers may be struggling on the Caribbean islands, but back at home their spinners continue to dominate. Saqlain Sajib, one of the many slow left-arm spinners who have been waiting along the corridors of a national call up for a while, notched up the best bowling figures for a Bangladeshi in first-class...

Roach five razes Bangladesh

Roach five razes Bangladesh

Bangladesh continued to struggle on their tour of the Caribbean as they ended the second day of the second and final test against West Indies trailing by 276 runs with just three first innings wickets remaining. After their 10-wicket loss in the first test, the tourists were hoping to at least restore some pride...

Tigers fail to hold back WI in 500th Test

Tigers fail to hold back WI in 500th Test

West Indies made a strong start to the second test against Bangladesh, their 500th test match, with a century stand from openers Kraigg Brathwaite and Leon Johnson setting them on the way to a first day total of 246 for three. A small crowd at Gros Islet in Saint Lucia, saw the tourists fail...

Bangladesh still battling after being forced to follow-on

Bangladesh still battling after being forced to follow-on

Bangladesh recovered to reach 256 for five on the fourth day of the first test in St Vincent after being asked to follow-on by West Indies. The tourists still need 46 more runs to force West Indies to bat again but after being second best for three days they will be encouraged by their...

15 hours of horror

15 hours of horror

Who killed little Yasin? Nobody. He was killed nonetheless.  Relatives speak of him a lot. His big, dark eyes looked watery all the time but he never cried. In the four months he lived, he never moved his limbs either; he only gave blank looks. And one day he just collapsed and died.     “Isn't it...

BD-WI 1ST TEST

Benn five routs Bangladesh for 182

Benn five routs Bangladesh for 182

Five wickets from spinner Sulieman Benn helped West Indies to take total control of the first test against Bangladesh as they dismissed the tourists for 182 on the third day. West Indies have a lead of 302 runs and could enforce the follow-on on Monday morning to keep the pressure on the tourists. The Caribbean...

Bailey quits as Australia T20 skipper

Bailey quits as Australia T20 skipper

George Bailey has stood down as Australia's Twenty20 captain to concentrate on longer forms of the game with half an eye on adding to his five test caps. The 32-year-old batsman, who has also captained the Australian one-day side this week in Zimbabwe in the absence of injured skipper Michael Clarke, said he struggled...

Botham calls for the IPL to be scrapped

Botham calls for the IPL to be scrapped

Sir Ian Botham has called for the Indian Premier League to be scrapped because it is "too powerful for the long-term good of the game". The former England captain says the IPL provides the "perfect opportunity for betting and therefore fixing" and believes "players are slaves to it". "I'm worried about the IPL - in...

Video Stories »

2014/09/16/ad_1410871476.gif
LG
ksrm
concord

Ads by Google



Ads by Google