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  • Cricketer Sanjida, husband brush aside criticism of wedding photoshoot

    Bangladesh women’s team cricketer Sanjida Islam’s wedding photoshoot went viral on social media to the point that even the International Cricket Council’s website picked up the pictures with the caption: “Dress, Jewellery, cricket bat. Wedding photoshoots for cricketers be like …”

  • Dhawan ton in vain as Punjab down Delhi

    Shikhar Dhawan became the first batsman in the Indian Premier League to hit two successive centuries but his Delhi Capitals lost by five wickets to Kings XI Punjab.

  • Gayle leads star imports for delayed Lanka Premier League

    Chris Gayle, Faf du Plessis, Shahid Afridi and Carlos Brathwaite were among 23 star imports named Tuesday for the twice-postponed Lanka Premier League which will finally begin next month.

  • Dhoni admits Chennai's failure after Royals thumping

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted on Monday that Chennai Super Kings have not lived up to their billing this Indian Premier League season after the three-time winners were outclassed by Rajasthan Royals.

  • Rubel leads pacers’ party

    Perhaps the most positive aspect of the ongoing three-team BCB President’s Cup is the pace bowlers stepping up and making a huge impact for their sides.

  • Mahmudullah XI keep their hopes alive with a four-wicket win

    With no real scoreboard pressure, Mahmudullah XI registered a four-wicket win -- thanks to contributions from Mahmudul Hasan, Imrul Kayes and skipper Mahmudullah Riyad -- against Tamim XI in the fifth match of the BCB President’s Cup at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today. And thanks to this win, Mahmudullah XI kept their hopes of playing the final scheduled for October 23, alive.

  • Two crucial partnerships help Tamim XI post 221 for eight

    Late cameos from Mosaddek Hossain and Mohammad Saifuddin helped Tamim XI post a challenging 221 for eight after Yasir Ali and Mahidul Islam revived the innings through a 111-run fifth-wicket stand following a top-order batting collapse in their BCB President's Cup match against Mahmudullah XI at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium today.

  • Punjab beat Mumbai in IPL's first-ever second super over

    Kings XI Punjab beat holders Mumbai Indians as the Indian Premier League witnessed a second super over for the first time after skipper KL Rahul's heroics on Sunday.

  • Shoriful learning from seniors how to adapt to the top level

    The three-team BCB President’s Cup 50-over competition is not just the stage for players to return to competitive cricket in the country after a long gap of seven months as the tournament has also emerged as a huge platform for the members of the 2019 Under-19 World Cup-winning side to showcase their talents in the bigger stage as well.

  • IPL clears Narine's bowling action

    West Indies spinner Sunil Narine has been taken off the warning list for suspected bowling action in the Indian Premier League, the tournament's organisers said Sunday.