South African fast bowler Dale Steyn ripped through the West Indian batting to send the tourists crashing to a humiliating defeat by an innings and 220 runs on the fourth day of the first Test at SuperSport Park on Saturday. Steyn took six for 34 in Centurion as the West Indies crashed to 131 all out after being 76 for two overnight. Even allowing for an ankle injury to Kemar Roach, which has ruled the West Indian fast bowler out of the rest of the series, the first of three Tests was a mismatch. West Indian captain... more ›
Bangladesh National Cricket team are expected to fly for Australia from Dhaka on January 24 to take part in ICC World Cup Cricket Australia-New Zealand 2015. The ICC World Cup matches are scheduled to kick off from February 24 while the co-host New Zealand will face the 1996 world cup champions Sri Lanka in the opener. The warm-up matches will begin from February 8. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will send Bangladesh team to Australia earlier so that they can adjust with Australia-New Zealand condition. BCB is also trying hard to arrange at least two additional warm-up matches. BCB will bear the warm-up match expenses. According to ICC fixtures, Bangladesh cricket team are... more ›
Old DOHS Sporting Club bowed out of the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League with an 89-run defeat at the hands of Partex Sporting Club. The result means that winner of the Partex-Kalabagan Krira Chakra match, the last of the relegation league scheduled on December 22, will determine who will survive at the top division next season. Batting first, Partex were propped up by captain Rajin Saleh‘s 107 and Jony Talukdar’s 93. The pair added 132 runs for the second wicket, after which Rajin reached his third List-A century. Saleh Ahmed Shawon took three wickets. Old DOHS were never in contention in the steep chase, having lost the previous 12 games in a row.... more ›
Cambrian college, Adamjee Cantonment College, St. Joseph College and Gazipur Cantonment College reached into semifinals beating their respective opponents of Quick City College Rugby Competition -2014, organised by Bangladesh Rugby Union at Paltan on Saturday. In the dayï¿½s group stage matches, St. Joseph College beat Dhaka Commerce College by 12-5 points while Dhaka Imperial College defeated Kabi Nazrul Government College by 10-3 points. As per todayï¿½s schedule, Gazipur Cantonment College will face against Adamjee Cantonment College in the first semifinal while Cambrian college will meet with St. Joseph College in the second semifinal.... more ›
New Zealand cricket great Martin Crowe has given a frank account of his ongoing battle with cancer in a recent column. In reflecting on the Hughes tragedy, Crowe opened up about his own battle with lymphoma, which he was first diagnosed with in 2012. ï¿½Death is something I have contemplated lately, only because the medical experts say itï¿½s nearly time,ï¿½ wrote Crowe. He said his cancer had been in remission, but in the last few months it had reappeared in a new and more aggressive form. ï¿½To hear it had transformed into a rare blood disease... more ›
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