Ecstatic high achievers and proud parents of tomorrow's nation-builders filled the Shaheed Suhrawardy National Indoor Stadium

BCB arranges dinner party

Cricketers attend a dinner party of the Bangladesh Cricket Board at the Ruposhi Bangla Hotel last night. The dinner was organised to felicitate the Tigers' good performance in the just-concluded series against the West Indies.Photo: STAR

DC's win finally comes

Cameron White scored a quickfire half-century to help Deccan Chargers register their first win in the tournament, beating Pune Warriors by 18 runs in an Indian Premier League match here on Thursday.

Jayawardene's tiki-taka

SAVING THE BEST FOR LAST: Classy Sri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene spreads his arms after reaching a magnificent century while batsmen kept falling around him during the World Cup final at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai yesterday. Photo: AFP


'God made Sachin for cricket'

India great Sachin Tendulkar was "made by God just to play cricket" said captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni ahead of Saturday's World Cup final against Sri Lanka.

Mascarenhas punished

Dimitri Mascarenhas will miss the start of the 2011 English season as a punishment for his foul-mouthed outburst on micro-blogging site Twitter against England selection supremo Geoff Miller.

Van Gaal needs improvement

Bayern Munich coach Louis van Gaal admitted on Friday that his job will be in danger if his side fail to improve, starting with their match at home to league leaders Bayer Leverkusen on Sunday.

Marseille edge Lille

Marseille took a significant step towards their first French league title for 17 years when they came from a goal down to win 2-1 in a tense match at Lille on Sunday.

WI build on Gayle ton

England's bid for a series-levelling victory ran into trouble when West Indies avoided following on in the fifth and final Test on Sunday.