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Hasina congratulates Tigers over phone

Sports Live: Members of the Bangladesh team were huddled near a mobile phone soon after they had completed the 90-run win over Sri Lanka in the first ODI in Dambulla. Tamim Iqbal later revealed there was someone very special at the other end of the phone: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who had made a congratulatory call. “Our Prime Minister had called,” Tamim said. “We were talking to... details

Mehedi named in Bangladesh ODI squad against SL

Live Correspondent: Off-spinner Mehedi Hasan Miraz has been named in the Bangladesh ODI Squad for the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka. The sudden decision was taken by Bangladesh Cricket Board on Thursday. Mehedi is set to reach Colombo on the same day. On the other hand, off break bowler Naeem Hasan has replaced Mehedi in the Bangladesh squad named for the Emerging Asia Cup... details

Sunny gets bail in ICT case, no legal bar on release

Sports Live: Bangladesh national cricketer Arafat Sunny has got bail in a case filed under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act. The spinner was granted bail in the case on Tuesday by Judge KM Shamsul Alam of the Cyber Tribunal after Nasrin Sultana, the woman who claimed to be Sunny’s wife, stated that she had no objection with it. After this bail in the ICT case, there... details

Fu Wang Food Cup Golf Tournament ends in Rangpur

  Rangpur Live: The "Fu Wang Food Cup Golf Tournament -2017" ended through a colourful prize-giving ceremony held at the auditorium of Rangpur Cantonment here on Friday night. More than 100 contestants from different Golf Clubs participated in the male, female, junior and sub-junior groups of the three-day tournament sponsored by Fu Wang Food Group, a release said here... details

Perth Scorchers seal third BBL

Sports Live: Scorchers elected to bowl first in the big final at their home ground WACA. The bowlers gave them a brilliant start. Sixers lost three wickets for 17 runs inside first three overs. Skipper Moises Henriques and Brad Haddin made a recovery partnership, 57 runs. Hero of the Semi Final for Sixers, Henriques made 21 whereas Haddin top-scored with 38 off 25 balls hitting 4 fours and... 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

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

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

All-round Nabi, Taskin trounce Rajshahi

Sports Live: An all-round Mohammad Nabi helped Chittagong Vikings to finally bring an end to their four-match losing streak as they beat Rajshahi Kings by 19 runs in the Bangladesh Premier League Twenty20 2016-17 season at a fully packed Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in the port city on Friday. The experienced Afghanistan cricketer first smashed a blistering 87 to guide Chittagong to a huge... details

Franchises received fixtures of BRB BPL season-4

Sports Live: It is known that fourth edition of Bangladesh Premier League will kick off from November and seven team will be participate in this upcoming BPL.  Ahead of BRB BPL season four, all the participating franchises have already finalized their teams The technical committee of BPL is also completed all of their primary tasks as there is not much time available to start the upcoming... details

Ashraful satisfies HP coach with fitness

Sports Live: Bangladesh’s former skipper Mohammad Ashraful’s three-year ban from domestic cricket came to an end on August 13. And since August 18, he has been practising hard at the Mirpur Academy Ground by taking permission from the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), as he is aiming to come back to competitive cricket as soon as possible And now Ashraful’s journey towards coming back to... details

Sanjit proved legal by BCB

Sports Live: Bangladesh U-19 off-break bowler Sanjit Saha was reported during the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2016 in Bangladesh. He was banned by the International Cricket Council after having video footages of Sanjit’s bowling action. The 18-year old is proved legal by a bowling action test taken by Bowling Action Review Committee (BARC) at BCB Academy. Sanjit Saha was reported by the match... details