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Mahmudullah fined, banned

Dhaka Metro captain Mahmudullah has been fined his full match fee and also received a one-match suspension for breaching code of conduct during his side’s National Cricket League sixth round match against Khulna at Cox’s Bazar…

April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Indian ‘bookie’ in police custody

Suspected Indian bookie Atanu Datta was taken in the custody of Mirpur police station on Monday for interrogation about his alleged involvement in gambling during the ICC World Twenty20…

April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Rajshahi Division batsman Farhad Reza (L) returns to the pavilion after making a double century as team-mate Mukter Ali looks on during the second day of their National Cricket League sixth round match against Chittagong at the BKSP on Sunday. — Sourav Loskar

Mukter cherishes record feat

Rajshahi’s all-rounder Mukter Ali wrote his name in the record book when he hit 16 sixes – the highest by any cricketer in first-class history on way to his maiden century against Sylhet on Sunday…

April 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Mukter takes NCL by storm

All-rounder Mukter Ali stole the show on the second day of the National Cricket League sixth round with a world record performance as Rajshahi took complete command against Chittagong at BKSP on Sunday…

April 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

McInnes set to step down

The Australian head coach of Bangladesh Cricket Board game development department Richard McInnes is unlikely to complete his tenure, said an official on Sunday…

April 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Indian ‘bookie’ Atanu arrested again

Police on Sunday arrested suspected Indian bookie, Atanu Datta, from the capital’s Mirpur area—in less than a week after he was released on bail…

April 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Granada defeat leave Barca in tatters

Granada defeat leave Barca in tatters

Barcelona’s La Liga title hopes suffered a huge blow as they lost 1-0 at Granada on Saturday to slip to a second consecutive defeat.
Algerian Yacine Brahimi scored the only goal after 16 minutes as Barca failed to find a way past the inspired Orestis Karnezis in the Granada goal…

April 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

OFF-BEAT

Leading Spanish club Atletico Madrid and former cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly are among the owners of eight franchises of a new Indian soccer league set to kick off later this year, organisers said on Sunday. La Liga leaders Atletico and former India captain Ganguly were part of the consortium that won the bid for the Kolkata team in the Indian Super League, proposed to start in mid-September and run till the end of November…

April 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Centuries galore in NCL

Centuries galore in NCL

Farhad Reza came back strongly from a demoralising showing in the ICC World Twenty20 against Hong Kong, hitting an unbeaten 182 for Rajshahi on the first day of the National Cricket League sixth round at BKSP on Saturday…

April 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Aamer won’t play in WC even if ban reduced

Banned Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Aamer will not be eligible for next year’s World Cup even if he returns early to domestic cricket, the Pakistan Cricket Board said on Friday. PCB Chairman Najam Sethi told a news conference in Lahore that under the amended…

April 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Pakistan may cut Ajmal’s English county stint

Pakistan off-spinner Saeed Ajmal’s stint with English county Worcestershire may be set for a shorter duration to compensate for his country’s hastily-arranged Test and one-day series against Sri Lanka. ‘We are still discussing how much time he (Ajmal) can be away…

April 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
A dejected Bangladesh cricket team leave the ground after losing their last Super-10 match in the ICC World Twenty20 against Australia in Dhaka on April 1, 2014. — New Age photo

Tigers in WT20 first round again

Bangladesh will have to play in the preliminary round of next ICC World Twenty20 as the International Cricket Council kept the format of the tournament unchanged for the next edition, scheduled in India in 2016…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Arrested Indian ‘bookie’ released on bail

A suspected Indian bookie, who was arrested by the Rapid Action Battalion from Gabtoli area in the city on April 6 during the ICC World Twenty20 final, was released on bail on the following day…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Sri Lanka’s World Cup-winning T20 cricket team members watch parliamentary proceedings as legislators move a resolution congratulating them at the Sri Lankan Parliament in Colombo on Wednesday. — AFP photo

Sri Lanka media hail lucky Bangladesh

The support of Bangladeshi cricket fans to Sri Lanka cricket team during their triumphal run in the ICC World Twenty20 was praised in Sri Lankan media…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Afghan to train in Pakistan

Afghanistan’s fast-rising cricket team will train in Pakistan under the guidance of two former international captains as they prepare for their maiden World Cup appearance next year, their coach said Thursday…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Axed Pietersen still dreaming of 10,000 Test runs

Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen regrets his fall-out with former skipper Andrew Strauss and still harbours the dream of becoming the first English player to score 10,000 Test runs…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

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