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Bangladesh spinner Mosharraf Hossain (R) is seen with team-mates Nasir Hossain (C) and Shafiul Islam during a training session at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Thursday. — New Age photo

Tigers summon more spin

Bangladesh on Thursday bolstered their spin attack for the third one-day international against Afghanistan by replacing pace bowler Rubel Hossain with left-arm spinner Mosharraf Hossain in their squad…

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10-man Abahani hold Sk Jamal

Ten-man Abahani Limited came from behind to hold defending champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club to a 3-3 draw in an entertaining Bangladesh Premier League match in Sylhet on Thursday…

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Hosts storm into U-18 hockey final

Hosts storm into U-18 hockey final

Hosts Bangladesh set up a final date against India with a thumping 6-1 win over Chinese Taipei in the first semi-final of the Under-18 Asia Cup Hockey tournament at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Thursday…

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Mosaddek aims big after hangover

Mosaddek aims big after hangover

Bangladesh all-rounder Mossadek Hossain was eyeing to cement his place in the national set-up after he was relieved to have gotten over the excitement of his debut match…

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BPL players’ draft today

BPL players’ draft today

The players’ draft programme for recruitment of local and overseas players for the Bangladesh Premier League’s fourth edition will be held at a local hotel today…

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Kohli shrugs off rankings pressure for NZ Test

Skipper Virat Kohli shrugged off pressure Thursday for India to regain the top spot in the world rankings, saying he’s not interested in numbers, ahead of the second Test against New Zealand…

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Mamunul back on nat’l fold

Bangladesh coach Tom Saintfiet on Thursday recalled former national team captain Mamunul Islam to his 33-member preliminary squad for their AFC Asian Cup play-off second-leg against Bhutan, scheduled on October 10 in Thimpu…

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Atletico Madrid midfielder Yannick Carrasco (C) shoots to score his team’s winning goal against Bayern Munich during their UEFA Champions League match at the Vicente Calderon stadium on Wednesday. — AP photo

Celtic hold City in thriller, Atletico sink Bayern

Raheem Sterling netted at both ends as Manchester City were made to fight for a 3-3 draw with Celtic in a Champions League thriller on Wednesday, while Atletico Madrid once again did for Bayern Munich…

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Atletico hit new heights: Simeone

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone hailed his side’s display as one of the best in his hugely successful five-year reign in charge as Yannick Carrasco inflicted another 1-0 defeat for Bayern Munich at the Vicente Calderon…

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‘Fewer errors was key to fightback’

‘Fewer errors was key to fightback’

Gerard Pique said committing fewer second-half errors was the key to Barcelona’s 2-1 come-from-behind victory at Borussia Moenchengladbach on Wednesday as they proved they can win in the Champions League without injured Lionel Messi…

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Guardiola urges City to learn lesson

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola expressed hope his players would learn their lesson after losing their 100 percent season record in a spectacular 3-3 Champions League draw at Celtic…

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Vardy is a ‘genetic freak’ like Bolt

Vardy is a ‘genetic freak’ like Bolt

England striker Jamie Vardy is a ‘genetic freak’ like nine-times Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt, Leicester City’s head of sport science Kevin Paxton said…

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From the Sidelines

From the Sidelines

International Grand Master Niaz Murshed (C) recently joins Independent University, Bangladesh as an ‘advisor’ of its chess club recently. Niaz is seen with the vice-chancellor of the university, Omar Rahman….

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Legia Warsaw to host Real behind closed doors

Legia Warsaw will play their next Champions League game against Real Madrid behind closed doors, European football’s governing body UEFA ruled Thursday, following crowd trouble during their last home game…

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Starc says leg slashed to bone in grisly accident

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc said he could see all the way to the bone as he detailed the gruesome extent of his leg lacerations after a freak training accident…

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Bangladesh include spinner Mosharraf for 3rd ODI

Bangladesh include spinner Mosharraf for 3rd ODI

Bangladesh included left-arm spinner Mosharraf Hossain for the third one-day international against Afghanistan, chief selector Minhajul Abedin told…

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Bangladesh batsman Mosaddek Hossain plays a shot during their second one-day international match against Afghanistan at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Wednesday. — Sanaul Haque

Afghanistan stun Tigers to level series

Bangladesh paid the price of poor batting to suffer a shock two-wicket loss to Afghanistan in the second one-day international on Wednesday, which kept them waiting for final match on October 1 to wrap-up the series…

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Bangladesh batsman Mosaddek Hossain plays a shot during their second one-day international match against Afghanistan at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Wednesday. — Sanaul Haque

Mosaddek spares batsmen’s blushes

Debutant Mosaddek Hossain rescued Bangladesh from embarrassment through his responsible knock in the second one-day international against Afghanistan at Mirpur on Wednesday…

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Selectors free to work in BPL

National selectors are free to work in the forthcoming Bangladesh Premier League, country’s lone franchise-based Twenty20 tournament, said Bangladesh Cricket Board officials on Wednesday…

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second ODI in numbers

second ODI in numbers

Mosaddek Hossain became the first Bangladeshi cricketer to take a wicket in his first ball on debut when he trapped Hashmatullah Shahidi leg before for 14. A total of 23 other cricketers took a wicket in his first…

September 29, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

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