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  • Scotland slay Sri Lanka in landmark win

    Kyle Coetzer and Matthew Cross both score hundreds as Scotland beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets at Beckenham, southeast England, for a historic success on Sunday.

  • Brazil recall David Luiz

    Brazil coach Tite on Friday recalled Chelsea defender David Luiz to his squad for two upcoming friendlies despite his team having secured nine wins in nine games without him.

  • Razib 29th, Rakib 61st

    National champion GM Enamul Hossain Razib became 29th in the Asian Continental Chess Championships which concluded in Chengdu, China yesterday. Razib earned 4.5 points from the event, thereby raising his rating by 12 points from this event.

  • West Indies

    WI select Beaton for Afghan series

    West Indies on Friday called up uncapped fast bowler Ronsford Beaton into their 13-man squad to face Afghanistan in a three-match Twenty20 series next month.

  • Ntini's son makes U-19s

    Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Wednesday named the 15-man South Africa Under-19s squad that will take on 2016 ICC Under-19 World Cup winners, the West Indies, in a five-match Youth One-Day International (ODI) series from July 9.

  • Tarafder to fund DFAs

    Tarafder Ruhul Amin, the managing director of Saif Powertec Ltd and director of Chittagong Abahani, yesterday announced he would provide financial assistance to District Football Associations (DFA).

  • India women Sharma, Raut set record 320-run stand

    India's Deepti Sharma and Punam Raut smashed centuries against Ireland and combined in a stand of 320 runs to record the highest partnership in a women's one-day international on Monday.

  • Women's NCL kicks off today

    The 8th Women's National Cricket League begins today in Bogra and Rajshahi.

  • DEB, Navy in semis

    Dhaka Education Board (DEB) and Bangladesh Navy moved into the semifinals of the 31st ATN Bangla National Hockey Championship yesterday.

  • Abahani thump Prime Bank by 107 runs

    Abahani Limited thumped Prime Bank Cricket Club by 107 runs in the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League match at BKSP’s No. 3 Ground today.

  • BKSP, Dhaka fight for title today

    The curtain on the Walton U-18 National Football Championship falls today at the Bangabandhu National Stadium with favourites BKSP fighting against Dhaka for the title.

  • Navy, BAF in last eight

    Bangladesh Navy and Bangladesh Air Force emerged champions with their third straight wins in their respective groups to move into the quarterfinals of the ATN Bangla National Hockey Championship at Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium yesterday.

  • Players reject Cricket Australia pay offer

    Australia's professional cricketers rejected a pay offer from the sport's governing body on Friday, saying the proposal was "a win for cricket administrators but a loss for cricket".

  • Mirpur unlikely for Pak matches

    Bangladesh is likely to host Pakistan in Fatullah, Khulna and Chittagong during their tour in July-August this year. The Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium is currently undergoing renovation work, which might take up to August to be completed. Pakistan, however, are expected to arrive in the first week of July.

  • Tunisia sack Kasperczak

    Tunisia, aiming to qualify for their first World Cup finals since 2006, have sacked their coach Henryk Kasperczak, the country's football federation announced on Saturday.

  • BD female hockey champs exemplify Special Olympics ideal

    The people back home would have to wait to hear the biggest news of their children's lives and that of their families, though it was possible the shrieks and cries from pure joy and utter exhaustion may have traveled all the way from Austria to Bangladesh.

  • US drone kills militant blamed for attack on SRL team in Pak

    A US drone air strike in Afghanistan has killed a Pakistani militant accused of involvement in a deadly attack on a bus carrying Sri Lanka's cricket team in 2009, Pakistani security sources and Islamist militants said.

  • Southgate picks up pieces as Eng rebuild again

    After a year scarred by scandal and sporting catastrophe, Gareth Southgate will begin his attempt to steer England into calmer waters in Wednesday's friendly against Germany in Dortmund.

  • BD team to depart on Friday

    Bangladesh team will depart for Myanmar on Friday to take part in the Asian Youth Boys' Volleyball Championship which will be held in Naypyidaw from 28 March to 5 April.

  • Casemiro unlikely hero

    Casemiro was Real Madrid's unlikely hero as he hit the winner to open up a five-point lead on Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a 2-1 win at Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.

  • 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.

  • Nicholls answers critics with rescue ton for NZ

    Henry Nicholls answered his critics with a maiden century to rescue New Zealand on a torrid first day for batsmen in the second Test against South Africa on Thursday.

  • 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.

  • 'No need to curb aggression'

    India coach Anil Kumble Tuesday said there was no need for his team to curb its aggression despite the din over on-field behaviour in what is turning out to be an intensely-fought Test series against Australia.

  • 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.

  • ‘It is an honour for me to lead in the 100th Test’

    Mushfiqur Rahim expressed his pride and passion while talking about leading Bangladesh team in the 100th Test, which is scheduled to begin against Sri Lanka on 15 March at Colombo’s P Sara Oval.

  • 'Happy to be in for the 100th Test'

    A relative newcomer to the Bangladesh Test team, 22-year-old Liton Das is a man of few words. His re-entry to the team after last playing a Test in July 2015 was an unhappy one as Bangladesh lost the first Test to Sri Lanka in Galle by 259 runs.

  • Seamers a little jaded in last session: Walsh

    While most of the players are eager to look at the looming 100th Test as just another match, incidentally one that they have to win to level the two-match series, Bangladesh's fast bowling coach Courtney Walsh was hoping that the sense of occasion brings out the best in the Tigers when they square off against Sri Lanka at the P Sara Oval in Colombo on Wednesday.

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