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Daffodil Premier League Cricket Tournament Final Held

DIU Live: In the 2nd Daffodil Premier League Cricket Tournament-2017, Department of English clinched the Men’s title while Department of Business Administration became Runner Up in Men’s final. On the other hand, Law Department became champion and Business Administration became Runner Up in Women’s final of DPL- 2017 held today on 17 January 2017 at DIU permanent campus cricket... details

Australia’s Tour to India Can’t be Worse: Watson

Sports Live: Australia's tour to India next month can't be worse than the side's 2013 campaign when he and four other players were suspended for a Test, former all-rounder Shane Watson said on Tuesday. India dealt a 4-0 whitewash to the Aussies in 2013, a tour remembered for Watson, James Pattinson, Mitchell Johnson and Usman Khawaja being handed a one-Test ban for disciplinary... details

Court issues arrest warrants for Wasim Akram

Sports Live: A local court in Karachi on Tuesday issued arrest warrant against former star cricketer Wasim Akram, after he failed to appear before the court during last 31 hearings of a case.Akram himself had lodged the case in August last year at Bahadurabad police station against Major (retd) Amirur Rehman and others, Dawn reported. The court issued bailable warrant against Akram and... details

Mashrafe suffers fractured thumb

Sports Live: Bangladesh limited overs captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has fractured his right thumb during the third and final T20 international against New Zealand at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui today. The injury could keep him out of cricket for four to six weeks, reports BCB. Bangladesh physio Dean Conway said: “Mashrafe had an X-ray done immediately after the match and the report... details

Kohli succeeds Dhoni as India’s

Sports Live: Having taken over the test captaincy from Dhoni in late 2014 and led the team to top of the ICC rankings, the 28-year-old Kohli was a natural choice to skipper the limited-overs squads Virat Kohli has taken over from Mahendra Singh Dhoni as India’s limited-overs captain, becoming his country’s skipper in all three formats of the game, the Indian cricket board (BCCI) said... details

Tigers will fight in final ODI

Sports Live: It is always difficult to concentrate on a game apparently valueless but Bangladesh team will face New Zealand tomorrow for gaining some respects back. Bangladesh lost the first two ODIs and have already lost the series. Mashrafe Mortaza accused the lack of patience in the batsmen during the post-match press conference yesterday for losing an easier game on a track suitable... details

Tigers in selection dilemma between Rubel and Miraz

Sports Live: On Thursday after reaching Christchurch, the venue of the first ODI against New Zealand on December 26, Bangladesh national cricket team didn’t have any outdoor practice sessions as they were welcomed by rain in the city. However immediately after reaching Christchurch hotel, Bangladesh head coach Chandika Hathurusinghe called for a team meeting to discuss his ideas ahead of... details

Tigers safely arrive Christchurch prior to 1st ODI

Sports Live: Bangladesh national cricket team safely reached in Christchurch in New Zealand prior to the 1st ODI of three match series which is slated to play on Monday (26 December). After a long break of more than two years, it will be Tigers first away battle in a bilateral series. After the only warm up match against New Zealand XI, Tigers left Whangarei and traveled to Chirstchurch... details

Messi meets Afghan boy famed for plastic bag shirt

Sports Live: A six-year-old Afghan boy, who shot to Internet fame this year by sporting a Lionel Messi shirt made out of a plastic bag, fulfilled his dreams on Tuesday by meeting the Argentine soccer great, Reuters reports. Murtaza Ahmadi, from Ghazni province in rural eastern Afghanistan, accompanied Messi on to the field in Qatar before a friendly match between Barcelona and Saudi... details

Shafiul out of field for 4 weeks

Sports Live: Right-arm fast bowler Shafiul Islam will be out of cricket field for four weeks due to hamstring injury. He will be unavailable for upcoming New Zealand tour. He fall to injury during the Qualifier 1 match of Bangladesh Premier League against Dhaka Dynamites on Tuesday. Shafiul was included in Bangladesh’s 22-man preliminary squad for Australia camp and New Zealand tour. He... details

Rumana targets Asia Cup Final

Sports Live: Bangladesh eves left for Thailand for the Asia Cup under coach David Capel. They will play five matches before the Final. India, Thailand, Nepal, Pakistan and hosts Sri Lanka are also participating in this event. Bangladesh will play their first match against India women on 26 November at Terdthai Cricket Ground, Bangkok. They haven’t beat them till now in three ODIs and... details

Three national cricket stars to receive Tax Card

Sports Live: Bangladesh one day skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, world number one all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and hard hitter opener Tamim Iqbal Khan are going to receive the ‘Tax Card’ in an honor for being one of the highest tax payers in personal level in the just completed tax year 2015 – 2016. Under the amended ‘National Tax Card Rules’ of 2010, the government of People’s... details

Khulna succeed in defending once again

Sports Live: Khulna Titans have defended their score once again. This time, they defeated strong Dhaka Dynamites by nine runs in the 18th match of AKS Bangladesh Premier League T20 2016 at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong. Khulna have registered their fourth win. Titans captain Mahmudullah Riyad chose to bat first after winning the toss. Khulna lost their openers Hasanuzzaman (0)... details