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Experience Afghans’ priority

Experience Afghans’ priority

Afghanistan will not bank on their past glory against Bangladesh when they take on the hosts in the three-match one-day international series, said skipper Asghar Stanikzai on Saturday…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Ashraful returns as NCL starts today

Mohammad Ashraful will return to cricket today after serving a three-year ban as he will feature for Dhaka Metro against Dhaka Division in the first round match of the Walton Led TV 18th National Cricket League at Bogra today…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Jadeja, Ashwin heroics put India on top

Spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin helped India gain control of the first Test against New Zealand before the hosts stretched the second innings lead to 215 on the third day in Kanpur on Saturday…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Wasim leads Pakistan’s rout of West Indies

Left-arm spinner Imad Wasim took a career best five for 14 to help Pakistan defeat world Twenty20 champions West Indies by nine wickets in the first match in Dubai on Friday…

September 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Taskin Ahmed, Arafat Sunny

ICC ban on Taskin goes

Bangladesh pace bowler Taskin Ahmed expressed his relief on Friday after the International Cricket Council lifted its ban on his bowling in international cricket, paving his way back into national team…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Front Page, National, Sports, TOP STORIES
A picture from September 17 shows Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal during a practice session at the 
Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. — New Age photo

Long break won’t hurt Tigers, hopes Tamim

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal on Friday hoped that the long break in international would not hurt the team as they were preparing to take on Afghanistan for a three-match one-day international series this week…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
BCB XI batman Mosaddek Hossain is bowled by Afghanistan spinner Mohammad Nabi (not in picture) during their warm-up match at Fatullah on Friday. — New Age photo

Afghans signal intent with warm-up win

Afghanistan showed what to expect from them in the upcoming three-match one-day international series as they beat BCB XI by 66 runs in their only practice match at Fatullah on Friday…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Williamson leads NZ reply on rain-hit day

Skipper Kane Williamson led from the front Friday as New Zealand replied strongly with 152 for one against India on a rain-hit second day of the first Test in Kanpur…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Mosaddek oozes confidence

Mosaddek oozes confidence

All-rounder Mosaddek Hossain said on Friday that his 76-run innings for BCB XI against Afghanistan during their warm-up match at Fatullah would boost his confidence level during the three-match series against the same opponents…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Afghans ready to give Tigers torrid time

Afghans ready to give Tigers torrid time

Afghanistan all-rounder Mirwaz Ashraf said of Friday that they were ready to give Bangladesh some hard time in the upcoming three-match series beginning in Dhaka on Sunday…

September 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Arafat Sunny (L), Taskin Ahmed (R)

ICC clears Taskin and Sunny’s bowling action

The International Cricket Council on Friday cleared the bowling actions of Bangladesh’s pace bowler Taskin Ahmed and left-arm spinner Arafat Sunny after a re-assessment of their action in Australia earlier this month..

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
A file photo taken on August 22 shows Bangladesh pacemen Shafiul Islam (2nd-L) and Al-Amin Hossain  (2nd-R) participate in a training session at the National Cricket Academy ground in Mirpur. — New Age photo

Shafiul picked over Al-Amin

Selectors on Thursday sprang a surprise when they picked up paceman Shafiul Islam in place of Al-Amin Hossain in Bangladesh’s 13-man squad for the first two one-day internationals against Afghanistan…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Bewildered Al-Amin refutes fitness claim

Pace bowler Al-Amin Hossain refuted the allegation that he has fitness concern, something that was highlighted by selectors as one of the reasons for his exclusion from the national squad for one-day series against Afghanistan…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Pran, Fresh join hands with BCB

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Thursday unveiled Pran- Up and Fresh mineral water respectively as their beverage and drinking partner for next two years…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Santner, Boult peg Kiwis back

Mitchell Santner and Trent Boult helped New Zealand strike back to check India’s surge in the first Test as the hosts were left reeling at 291 for nine on the opening day in Kanpur Thursday…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Walton retained as NCL sponsor

Local electronic giant Walton retained the title sponsorship rights of National Cricket League after renewing their agreement with the Bangladesh Cricket Board for the next three years…

September 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Chief selector Minhajul Abedin speaks at a press conference in Mirpur on Thursday while announcing 13-man Bangladesh squad for the first two one-day internationals of three-match series against Afghanistan. – BCB photo

Bangladesh call up Mosaddek, drop Al-Amin for Afghan ODIs

Bangladesh on Thursday included uncapped batsman Mosaddek Hossain in their 13-man squad for the first two one-day internationals of…

September 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Shakib info not shared

Primary investigation found that the Dhaka-based Meghna Aviation Limited had not informed the Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh about the travel of cricketer Shakib Al Hasan and his family beforehand by a helicopter that crashed on Cox’s Bazar beach on September 16…

September 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, Cricket, National, Sports

Channel 9 retains BPL broadcasting rights

Channel 9 will broadcast the forthcoming edition of the Bangladesh Premier League as it has agreed to work according to terms and condition of Bangladesh Cricket Board, said BPL officials on Wednesday…

September 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Afghanistan national cricket team players pose for a photograph after their arrival at the Hazrat Shahjajal International Airport on Wednesday. — New Age photo

Afghanistan arrive with high hopes

Afghanistan national cricket team arrived in Dhaka on Wednesday with high hopes to leave their mark during their maiden one-day international series against Bangladesh…

September 22, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

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