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  • Argentine match halted after fans shower pitch with dolls

    An Argentine first division match between Rosario Central and Racing is briefly halted after the home fans shower the pitch with dolls wearing the shirts of their arch rivals.

  • Djokovic set up Zverev final in Rome

    Novak Djokovic makes a timely return to his brilliant best after a traumatic year and talks of rediscovering his lost "joy" for tennis as he thrashes Dominic Thiem to set up an Italian Open final meeting with young German Alexander Zverev.

  • Rod Tucker, Sundaram Ravi umpires for BD-Eng match

    The International Cricket Council today announced the umpire and match referee appointments for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, which will be staged from 1-18 June at Cardiff Wales Stadium, Edgbaston and The Oval.

  • Dhaka, Army into semis

    Dhaka and Bangladesh Army moved into the semifinals of the 31st ATN Bangla National Hockey Championship after contrasting wins in their respective quarterfinals yesterday.

  • Delwar wins men's title

    Delwar Hossain of Narshingdi Tennis Club beat Arif Hossain of American Club in straight sets to clinch the men's singles title of the Swiss Paper Independence Day Tennis Tournament, which concluded at the Ramna National Tennis Complex yesterday.

  • Bastia fans invade pitch, attack Lyon players

    Dozens of Bastia fans invaded the pitch at their Armand Cesari stadium and attacked Lyon players as they warmed up for a French Ligue 1 game on Sunday.

  • ‘Guys who can bowl a perfect yorker are always going to be dangerous’

    It is not easy being a fast bowler, especially in the T20 era where the game and its rules are tilted in batsman's favour.

  • Kuldeep four-for turns it around

    Wrist-spinner Kuldeep Yadav said it was a dream come true to grab four wickets on debut and spin India right back into the game after Steve Smith hit his third ton of the series on Saturday.

  • Tight security for China v South Korea qualifier

    Chinese authorities have stepped up security for Thursday's tense World Cup qualifier against South Korea, whose fans will receive a police escort after protests over Seoul's decision to deploy a controversial missile defence system.

  • You have to build a family environment

    When recalling Sri Lanka's 1996 World Cup triumph, the bearded, bespectacled Asankha Gurusinha will probably not be the first name that comes to mind. But Sri Lanka's current strategic consultant was the sixth-highest scorer in the tournament and the second-highest for his team after Aravinda de Silva.

  • Crowning win for centenary Test: Tigers beat Sri Lanka by 4 wickets

    History is made at Colombo’s P Sara Oval today when Bangladesh win their centenary Test by four wickets and level the 2-match series at 1-1.

  • 'Mustafizur took the game away from us'

    Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne had averaged 11.6 in his last 10 Test innings since his last century at home, and it was on 11 that he was dropped on the third evening by Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim off a difficult deflection down the leg side.

  • Mushfiqur joins the 100 dismissals club

    When he showed brilliant anticipation to take two steps to his right as Sri Lanka’s keeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella got down on one knee to sweep Shakib Al Hasan in the 60th over and then pouched the deflection off the bat to send his opposite number on his way, Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim became the 41st wicketkeeper in Test history and the first Bangladesh wicketkeeper to reach 100 Test dismissals.

  • Abul, Saifuddin in for Tigers' warm-up

    Former Bangladesh Under-19 pacer Mohammad Saifuddin and fast bowler Abul Hasan will fly out to Colombo tomorrow to take part in the one-day warm-up game on March 22 ahead of the limited-overs leg of Bangladesh’s tour of Sri Lanka, which starts with the first ODI on March 25 in Dambulla.

  • Shakib puts Tigers on top

    Call it resiliency or a perverse desire to prove naysayers wrong, but Bangladesh have made it a habit of turning in a stellar performance when their fans or critics least expect it.

  • De Kock, Bavuma give South Africa lead in second Test

    Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma fell short of the centuries they probably deserved but drove South Africa to 349 for nine, a first innings lead of 81, at the close of play on the second day of the second Test against New Zealand on Friday.

  • Hosts trail BD by 75 runs after Day-3

    Bangladesh were all out for 467 in their first innings during the last session of day-3 and led Sri Lanka by 129 runs during the second Test of the series at Colombo’s P Sara Oval today.

  • Mash satisfied with bowling

    Mashrafe Bin Mortaza expressed satisfaction after his first competitive game at the Fatullah Cricket Stadium yesterday since recovering from a thumb injury.

  • Tigers revert to type

    Three wickets for six runs in seven balls. That was enough to undo all the hard work that Bangladesh had done for most of the first two days to get into the driving seat in their 100th Test match, the second of a two-Test series against Sri Lanka that Bangladesh trail 0-1.

  • Smith, Maxwell power Australia to 299-4

    Under-fire skipper Steve Smith cracked a gritty century as he combined with the recalled Glenn Maxwell to give Australia the opening day honours in the third Test against India in Ranchi Thursday.

  • Kyrgios stuns Djokovic again

    Nick Kyrgios overpowered Novak Djokovic for the second time in as many weeks on Wednesday to book an Indian Wells quarter-final against Roger Federer, who swatted aside old foe Rafael Nadal.

  • Dybala fires Juventus

    A first-half penalty from Paulo Dybala helped fire Juventus into the Champions League quarterfinals on Tuesday after a 1-0 win sent the Serie A champions through 3-0 on aggregate.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    Mashrafe returns to action

    Bangladesh limited-overs captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza will return to cricket today at the Fatullah Cricket Stadium today as he leads out Team Green against a Nasir Hossain-led Team Red in the first practice match for the Emerging Teams Asia Cup.

  • Federer, Nadal, Djokovic advance to ATP Indian Wells 4th round

    Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer booked a mouthwatering fourth-round clash at the ATP Indian Wells Masters on Tuesday, where five-time champion Novak Djokovic also advanced from the "group of death".

  • Sri Lanka 238 for 7 after Day-1

    When bad light compelled umpires to call stumps on day-1, Sri Lanka reached 238 for 7 in 83.1 overs against Bangladesh during the second Test of the series at P Sara Oval, Colombo today.

  • Satkhira clinch 11-goal thriller

    Satkhira notched up a thrilling 6-5 win over Khulna in the U-18 National Football Championship in Gopalganj yesterday.

  • Bangladesh vs Afghanistan live score update

    Emerging Cup takes shape

    Bangladesh will take on Hong Kong at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium (SKICS)-1 on March 27 in one of the opening day's matches of the Emerging Teams Asia Cup.

  • A bumpy yet joyous ride

    Bangladesh will reach a milestone today when skipper Mushfiqur Rahim strides in for the toss alongside his Sri Lankan counterpart Rangana Herath at the P Sara Oval in Colombo.

  • A 5-day team from a one-day culture

    The 10th and youngest Test team in cricket's exclusive club is also its most intriguing. The intriguing aspect is that Bangladesh are the only team so far that was elevated to Test level long after the ODI revolution that began in earnest when India's 1983 World Cup triumph stirred the dormant giant that is the Indian marketing machine.

  • Live the vision and grow with it

    Bangladesh Cricket Board's long cherished dream of playing at the highest level of cricket was realised in June 2000 at the annual Conference of International Cricket Council in London. An aspiration many doubted would ever come true was finally a reality.

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