Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim said that their eyes are fixed at the upcomingT20 World Cup match against Afghanistan as a sweet revenge which is scheduled to be held on March 16. Mushfiq spoke to media during the press conference at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Sunday. “Afghanistan are our first barriers. They will also be under pressure. They like to perform in such a big event. But we want to take revenge after being beaten in the Asia Cup. Our first target is to cross the first round, but more importantly, we are concentrating on the... more ›
The Runner Group Independence Day Open Tennis Tournament, organised by Bangladesh Tennis Federation, began at the Ramna National Tennis Complex in Dhaka on Sunday. State Minister for Youth and Sports Sree Biren Shikder MP inaugurated the eight-day meet in the afternoon. Chairman of the meet’s sponsor Runner Group Hafizur Rahman Khan was also present at the function as special guest. Vice-President of Bangladesh Tennis Federation (BTF) and Tournament Director Mohammad Ali Deen, BTF general secretary M Abdur Rahman, Runner Group Vice-Chairman M Mozammel Haque and Director International Operations M Anwarul Azim also attended the programme. A total of 267 players, including 67 males and 17 females, from 30 clubs across the country... more ›
The postponed Nitol-Tata Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) match between defending champions Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra and Lieutenant Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club will be held on March 16, according to a statement by Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF). BFF is poised to get back the big bowl on March 15 after the completion of ICC T20 World Cup commemorating concert. Sheikh Jamal, who flew to Kolkata to play in the IFA Shield and finished runners-up, will play Uttar Baridhara to complete their BPL first phase campaign on March 19. The second transfer window of the BPL will start from March 20 and will be closed on April 5. The draw of the Independence... more ›
India Women’s National Team made a solid start beating Bangladesh Women’s Cricket Team by 16 runs in the first match of the three-match T20 series at Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox’s Bazar on Sunday. Replying to Indian Women’s 101 runs, Bangladesh Women were all out for 85 runs in 20 overs. Number six Rumana Ahmed scored 21 runs off 24 balls while opener Ayesha Rahman made 18 runs off 29 balls with two boundaries. Bangladesh skipper Salma Khatun hit 15 runs off 17 balls with a four while one down Sanjida Islam also took 15 runs off 25 balls with two fours. Sravanthi Krishnamurthy grabbed 4 wickets for 9... more ›
The Marcel Refrigerator Club Cup Open Bodybuilding competition, organised by Bangladesh Bodybuilding Federation (BBBF), will start at the NSC Tower Auditorium on Monday. State Minister for Youth and Sports Sree Biren Shikder, MP, will inaugurate the two-day competition in the afternoon. Additional Director of the meet's sponsor RB Group FM Iqbal Bin Anwar will be present as a special guest. Deputy Minister for Youth and Sports Arif Khan Joy will be the chief guest at the closing function on Tuesday. Some 250 bodybuilders from 55 clubs are expected to participate in the meet in seven-weight-categories --55 kgs,... more ›
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