Sports Personality

Sports Personality

Daring Dolly dies at 72

Versatile sportsperson Dolly Catherine Cruz breathed her last at her Tejturi Bazar residence due to old-age complications. She was 72.

Ranjit Biswas passes away

Ranjit Kumar Bishwas, the former senior secretary for Cultural Affairs and a prominent sports writer, passed away in Chittagong yesterday. He was 60.

Ali departs with poignant service

Thousands of people from the worlds of sports, entertainment, politics and Muhammad Ali's native Louisville bid farewell to

Louisville stages mass funeral for Ali

Thousands of people on Friday cheered and threw roses in the streets of Muhammad Ali's hometown Louisville as they bade farewell to

Mustafizur now corporates’ dream

Wonder boy Mustafizur Rahman is now the most sought-after cricketer for corporate houses after his majestic performance against India. The line to endorse the pacer is

Tigers thrive on captain Mashrafe

Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Mortaza’s leadership qualities came to the fore from last November, and saw his team win 10 matches at home on the trot either side of a successful World Cup campaign.

'Shakib, a true professional'

Bangladesh's never-experienced-before 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI series against India has so far been a masterstroke of Mustafizur Rahman. The 19-year-old left-arm pace bowler was the wrecker-in-chief in those two magnificent victories for the Tigers.

New records on offer for Mustafizur

Mustafizur appears rather detached from the hype surrounding his success, and he wants to bowl well in the last match against India on June 24.

Magnificent MUSTAFIZUR

Brian Vitori of Zimbabwe set a unique record in 2011. In his very first two one-day internationals, the left-armer took two five-wicket hauls.

Dhoni fined, Mustafizur too

India one-day skipper MS Dhoni and Bangladesh tyro Mustafizur Rahman have both been fined by the International Cricket Council following their mid-pitch collision in

'I always keep my cool'

At no point of the match yesterday did Mustafizur Rahman let the batsmen dominate him. When Rohit Sharma pulled him for a six in the early stages of the match, he came back with his off-cutter to produce an edge in the very next ball.

Mustafizur takes five wickets on debut

Bangladesh’s left-arm fast-bowler Mustafizur Rahman picks up five wickets on his ODI debut against India during the first game of the 3-match series at Mirpur today.

MS too takes Tigers seriously

At the Grand Stand of Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium yesterday afternoon was standing a man, who looked to be in his mid 30s, with a picture of Shakib Al Hasan in his hand. Now that of course is a very common scenario, with several fans waiting at the stands just to have a glimpse of their heroes training.

Dhoni & co in town

Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and seven other players joined the Indian team in Dhaka yesterday evening. Certain members of the Test team on the other hand were given a

Messi scores but Argentina opens Copa America with draw

It didn’t take Lionel Messi long to get on the Copa América scoresheet. It didn’t take much longer for Paraguay to throw Group B into a tizzy.

Messi, Neymar try not to be upstaged at Copa America

Lionel Messi, Neymar try not to be upstaged at Copa America that begins today in Chile.

Messi aims to end jinx

Lionel Messi has won everything possible with Barcelona but has been left staring at an empty shelf gathering dust for his Argentina honours.

Time to execute: Kohli

Not quite convinced about the idea of counting the positives after a lost match, India's new Test captain Virat Kohli Sunday said the days of learning are long over and his