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Bangladesh skipper Mashrafee bin Muratza makes an unsuccessful appeal during their first one-day international against Afghanistan at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Sunday. New Age photo

Mashrafee feels great relief

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza said on Monday that he was relieved to get over the opening match against Afghanistan as his team-mates could hold their nerves during the time of crisis…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Front Page, National, Sports, TOP STORIES
Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah plays a shot during the first one-day international against Afghanistan at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday. — AFP photo

Tigers shoot at top teams

The manner in which Bangladesh snatched the victory from the jaws of defeat in the first one-day international against Afghanistan it gave an indication that Bangladesh were turning out to be a big team, said batsman Mahmudullah on Sunday…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Rain interrupts NCL progress

Rain washed off the second day of the two matches of the first round of National Cricket League and two other matches saw good battle between bat and ball at different venues on Monday…

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Sabbir penalised under new law

Sabbir penalised under new law

Bangladesh player Sabbir Rahman became the first person to receive a punishment of two demerit points for his misconduct according to new rule, the International Cricket Council said on Monday…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Pak target T20 sweep over WI

Coach Mickey Arthur urged Pakistan to be ruthless and achieve a rare clean sweep against world champions West Indies in the third and final Twenty20 in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday…

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Walsh showers pacers with praise

Walsh showers pacers with praise

Bangladesh national team’s bowling coach Courtney Walsh expressed his satisfaction after his charges pulled off a victory from a difficult position in their first one-day international against Afghanistan on Sunday…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

India win 500th Test in style

India celebrated their 500th Test in style when they overcame New Zealand’s final dogged resistance with mesmeric spin and masterful swing to claim the series opener by 197 runs on Monday…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Kohli hails ‘priceless’ Ashwin

Skipper Virat Kohli hailed Ravichandran Ashwin as ‘priceless’ after he spun India to victory Monday over New Zealand, saying the off-spinner was one of cricket’s ultimate match-winners and sharpest brains…

September 27, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Security plan for England cricket team finalised

Police at a meeting on Monday finalised the plan over giving security of the England cricket team…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Bangladesh batsmen Tamim Iqbal (R) and Mahmudullah run between the wickets during their first one-day international match against Afghanistan at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Sunday. — Sourav Losker

Tigers clinch a cliffhanger

Bangladesh lacked penetration in their bowling and were about to be punished by Afghanistan before a dramatic comeback helped them pulled off heist in the first one-day international in Dhaka on Sunday…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Front Page, National, Sports, TOP STORIES
Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal drives the ball during their first one-day international match against Afghanistan at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Sunday. — Sourav Losker

Tamim at ease with bat

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal batted with ease to score a responsible fifty, helping the side get a respectable total in the opening one-day international against Afghanistan on Sunday…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Rain lingers Ashraful’s wait

Rain made Mohammad Ashraful’s wait longer to back in the action in a competitive match as only 15 overs were played between Dhaka Metropolis and Dhaka on the first day of the Walton National Cricket League at Bogra on Sunday…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Bavuma stars on debut

Temba Bavuma made a century on his one-day international debut to set up a comfortable 206-run win for South Africa in a one-off one-day international against Ireland at Willowmoore Park on Sunday…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Sakib adds new gem to his crown

Sakib adds new gem to his crown

Ace all-rounder Sakib al Hasan added another achievement to his illustrious career as he became the highest wicket taker for Bangladesh in all formats in international cricket…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Ashwin tightens grip on Kiwis

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin claimed three wickets to have New Zealand reeling on 93 for four at stumps Sunday as the hosts tightened their grip on the first Test…

September 26, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Tamim, Mahmudullah lead Tigers to 265

Tamim, Mahmudullah lead Tigers to 265

Tamim Iqbal and Mahmudullah Riyad struck two fifties to give Bangladesh a respectable total of 265 runs in the first one-day international of a three-match series against Afghanistan in Dhaka on Sunday…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, National, Sports
In this Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 photo released by Xinhua News Agency, an aerial view shows the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) in the remote Pingtang county in southwest China's Guizhou province. China has begun operating the world's largest radio telescope to help search for extraterrestrial life. — AP photo

World’s largest radio telescope begins operating in China

Bangladesh captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza won the toss and elected to bat in the first one-day international against Afghanistan at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Sunday…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Bangladesh resume int’l duty today

Bangladesh will end their long international hibernation today when they play the first match of three-match one-day international series against Afghanistan at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium at Mirpur…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Front Page, National, Sports, TOP STORIES
Bangladesh paceman Taskin Ahmed (C), whose ban from bowling in international cricket was lifted by ICC on Friday, shares a light moment with his team-mates during a training session at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Saturday. — New Age photo

Tigers return to familiar shape

Bangladesh will miss injured Musatfizur Rahman but that will not stop them from feeling confident when they take on Afghanistan in the first of three one-day internationals in Mirpur today, said skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Coach keeps the door open for Al-Amin

Coach keeps the door open for Al-Amin

Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusinghe has kept the door open for discarded paceman Al-Amin Hossain, who was controversially omitted for the squad against Afghanistan…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

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