Defending champions Bangladesh National Men’s Cricket Team buoyantly cruised into the semifinal of the 17th Asian Games Cricket crushing Kuwait by a massive 203 runs in the 4th and last quarte-final at the Yeonhui Cricket Ground in Incheon, South Korea on Wednesday. The Bengal Tigers will play their formidable South Asian rivals Sri Lanka in the 2nd semifinal on Thursday at 11 am (BST) while Hong Kong will meet Afghanistan in the first semifinal, also on Thursday at 6:30 am (BST). Earlier, Sri Lanka reached the semifinal eliminating hosts South Korea by huge 117 runs in the 2nd quarterfinal while Hong Kong booked a seat for the semis beating Malaysia by seven wickets... more ›
A 47-member Bangladesh contingent is likely to participate in the 4th Asian Beach Games to be held in the Thai tourist city of Phuket from November 14 to November 23. Of the Games’ 26 disciplines of sports for 169 gold, Bangladesh will compete in six sports — marathon swimming, beach basketball, beach handball, beach volleyball, beach wrestling, and beach kabaddi (men’s and women’s). Bangladesh contingent comprises 33 athletes including six women, eight team officials including one woman, four contingent official, one physician and chef-de-mission. Bangladesh Beach Handball team are the largest with 10 players and two officials while marathon swimming team consist of only one swimmer and one official. Bangladesh Men’s... more ›
BCB president Nazmul Hassan has said the board’s 10-year ban on Nadir Shah remains in place, and that a “miscommunication” led to Shah umpiring in a domestic T20 semifinal on September 28. Hassan said the BCB “did not allow him”, although it is the board’s umpires committee that chooses the umpires in the Dhaka First Division T20 tournament, as it does for all domestic competitions. Sailab Hossain Tutul, the umpires committee member-secretary, had earlier stated that the BCB had lifted the ban on Shah in May. Hassan, however, said the BCB had not made any such decision yet. “I only read about the Nadir Shah situation in the papers today,” Hassan said. “The... more ›
Friends Social Welfare Organization beat Shadhinata Krira Chakra by 2-0 goals in the Bengal Group Metropolis Senior Division Football League at the Bir Shrestha Shaheed Shipahi Mohammad Mostafa Kamal Stadium in Kamalapur, Dhaka on Wednesday. Monu scored twice in the 7th and 64th minute for the winning side. In the day’s other fixture, the match between Bangladesh Boys Club and Dhaka Wanderers Club ended in a goalless draw.... more ›
Bangladesh A team won the three-match unofficial ODI series 2-1 beating Zimbabwe A by 13 runs in the 3rd and last match at Khan Saheb Osman Ali Stadium in Fatullah on Wednesday. Batting first after winning the toss, Bangladesh scored 239 runs for all in stipulated 50 overs with skipper Marshal Ayub making team highest 57 runs off 78 balls with six fours. Bangladesh started well as Soumya Sarker (22) and Liton Kumar Das (46) in the opening stand took the team total to 50 runs in 7.5 overs before Soumya Sarker parted ways. Marshal Ayub came to bat at one down, but number 3 and 4 batsmen Mominul Haque (6) and... more ›
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