Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusingha said before leaving New Zealand that it would take only 10 minutes to make a squad for the one-off Test against India once he gets the update reports of his three injured players.
Third seed Milos Raonic continued his machine-like advance through the Australian Open on Thursday, easing past Gilles Muller 6-3 6-4 7-6(4) to reach the third round.
Manchester United's relative failure on the pitch has not been reflected off it as for the first time in over a decade they top Deloitte's Football Money League for revenue in the 2015/16 season.
Serena Williams exploded any doubts about her form on Tuesday as she swept into the Australian Open second round on her return to Grand Slam action.
Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahman has returned to the ground from hospital much to the relief of Bangladesh cricket fans. But the only disappointment for the tough batsman was that he has returned only to see his team struggling to avoid a defeat.
Bangladesh lead by 122 runs with seven wickets in hand going into the final day of the first Test against New Zealand at Basin Reserve, Wellington today.
Good news for Bangladesh. Opener Tamim Iqbal will play the opening Test that starts at the Basin Reserve in Wellington tomorrow.
A local court in Karachi on Tuesday issued arrest warrants against former star cricketer Wasim Akram, after he failed to appear before the court during last 31 hearings of a case, it has been learnt.
Carlos Tevez became the latest high-profile international player to join the Chinese Super League when Shanghai Shenhua confirmed the signing of the Argentine striker from his boyhood club Boca Juniors on Thursday.