Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) made further changes to the squad for the third and final ODI against New Zealand at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday as they retained pacer Khaled Ahmed following the second ODI and roped in out-of-form Afif Hossain.
Bangladesh's in-form top-order batter Najmul Hossain Shanto said that the players still have the same dream as before regarding the World Cup, contradicting the views of head coach Chandika Hathurusingha.
The Nigar Sultana Joty-led side restricted Pakistan to 64 for 9 in 20 overs and then achieved the target with ten balls to spare to settle for a bronze at the Zhejiang University of Technology Pingfeng Cricket field.
With September 28 being the cut-off date to submit the final squad for the upcoming ICC ODI World Cup in India, the national selectors are expected to announce the Bangladesh squad for the mega event soon.
The players' draft of the 10th Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) was held with a lot of vigour and excitement at a city hotel yesterday even though many of the seven franchises had already formed their squads ahead of the draft.
Shreyas Iyer and Shubman Gill hit attacking centuries to help India thrash Australia by 99 runs in a rain-hit one-day international on Sunday to clinch the series 2-0.
Bangladesh batter Najmul Hossain Shanto is set to lead the Tigers in their third and final ODI of the three-matches series against New Zealand at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday after stand-in skipper Liton Das in absence of regular captain Shakib Al Hasan asked to be rested, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said in a press release on Sunday.
Former Bangladesh Test skipper Mominul Haque and batter Sabbir Rahman were notable players who were overlooked in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) player’s draft on Sunday.
Bangladesh’s Mr. Dependable Mushfiqur Rahim has been picked by Fortune Barishal following the first round’s call from BPL’s local players’ draft for the season 2024.
Captain Liton Das and Tamim Iqbal has asked for rest in the third and final ODI against New Zealand, confirmed selector Habibul Bashar on Sunday.
Inter Miami, without Lionel Messi, Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba, battled to a 1-1 draw at Orlando City in Major League Soccer on Sunday.
After a sharp decline in standards last season, Liverpool look more like their old selves in the early weeks of the new campaign as five wins and a draw in their first six Premier League games sees Klopp's men sit two points adrift of Manchester City at the top of the table.
Bangladesh women's football team captain Sabina Khatun thinks comparing them with Japan after their 8-0 defeat against the former world champions in their debut Asian Games appearance will be wrong.
Alvaro Morata scored a brace to help Atletico Madrid deliver a statement performance as they outclassed city rivals Real Madrid in a 3-1 derby win in LaLiga on Sunday.
Paris Saint-Germain coach Luis Enrique played down concerns over the ankle injury which forced Kylian Mbappe off in the first half of his side's 4-0 win over Marseille in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
Mauricio Pochettino admitted struggling Chelsea need to "grow up" after their troubled season hit a new low with a 1-0 defeat against Aston Villa on Sunday.
Newcastle came close to matching the Premier League's record margin of victory as they thrashed Sheffield United 8-0 at Bramall Lane on Sunday.
Tottenham boss Ange Postecoglou joked he will have to develop "armless defenders" after Cristian Romero's handball conceded a controversial penalty in Sunday's 2-2 draw against north London rivals Arsenal.
The 12th Kyokushin Karate National Competition 2023 was held at the Sultana Kamal Mahila Sports Complex in Dhanmondi on Friday on the occasion of commemorating the 100th birthday of the renowned Grand Master Masutatsu Oyama.
New York-based boxer Zinnat Ferdous got a bye in the first-round in 50kg weight category of the Asian Games, which officially got underway in Hangzhou yesterday.
Though football and cricket already got underway four days before, the curtain of the 19th Asian Games opens tonight with a lot more to offer than just a visual spectacle as hosts China look to surprise the world with a high-tech showcase of its historical and cultural attractions.
Following two unsuccessful visits since its Asian Games debut in 1978, Bangladesh won its first medal in 1986. It was boxer Mosharraf Hossain who opened the mark, bagging a bronze, and Bangladesh went on to win at least one medal in each of the next seven editions until 2014, with kabaddi and cricket accounting for all 11 medals.
Federer will be present at this year's edition in Vancouver where a celebration is planned on Friday to mark the first anniversary of his final competitive match.
The Bangladesh contingent was officially been received on Wednesday afternoon at the Hangzhou Asian Games Athletes Village by a colourful welcome ceremony that reflected the culture of China.
New York-based boxer Zinnat Ferdous is the ninth expatriate athlete set to represent Bangladesh She will fight in the 50kg weight category in the Hangzhou Asian Games, scheduled to get underway on September 23. Zinnat shared her desire to win a medal for Bangladesh at the continental multi-sport event and her experiences of becoming a boxer in a conversation with The Daily Star's Anisur Rahman on Wednesday.
"I believe that numbers are numbers and statistics are statistics. In that sense, I think he (Djokovic) has better numbers than mine and that is indisputable," Nadal said in an interview with AS published on Wednesday
The last time Bangladesh made it to the final of the Asia Cup was in 2018 when the latest 50-over edition of the tournament was played. The Tigers beat Pakistan to qualify for the final and lost to eventual champions India. But Pakistan’s eleven has come a long way from what it was in 2018 and is mighty strong, especially when it comes to their fast bowling.
Bangladesh have made the Asia Cup final three times but are still searching for their first trophy. Can Shakib Al Hasan’s side put an end to their trophy hunt? The wait continues but before that let’s take a look at Bangladesh’s strengths, weaknesses, and chances of winning. The Tigers begin their Asia Cup mission with an encounter against Sri Lanka. Can the Tigers trump the Lankans in their opening fixture? To discuss all of this and much more, The Daily Star brings you Star Non-Striker’s End.
Bangladesh women’s football is making the headlines again but this time for negative reasons, with the latest conundrum surrounding Golam Rabbani Choton’s resignation. The coach has been in charge for 17 years but called it quits and decided to end his relationship with the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF). Why couldn’t the BFF capitalise on the women’s team’s success? The Star News Plus brings you the detailed report.
The Disabled Cricket Council of India is organising a T20 Wheelchair Cricket Series between India and Bangladesh. The series, consisting of three matches, commenced today at Vivekananda Park Ground in Kolkata
The Daily Star Sports team caught up with Taijul Islam to celebrate the festivities of Eid. The left-arm spinner finds the most joy in his permanent address in Natore. He celebrates the happiness of Eid with his family there. Despite cherishing all the festivities, the 31-year-old did admit to being tight-fisted when it comes to giving away salami.