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First round matches end in draws

First round matches end in draws

Rangpur made a valiant chase but had to be content with a draw against Chittagong as the other three matches of the first round of National Cricket League ended with the same results on Wednesday…

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Sarfraz reckons win will lift Pakistan

Pakistan’s Twenty20 captain Sarfraz Ahmed believes the clean sweep over the world champions is the first step towards building a formidable outfit for the future…

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Hosts take on Chinese Taipei in semi today

Hosts Bangladesh will not underestimate Chinese Taipei when they take on them in the first semi-final of the 4th Under-18 Asia Cup Hockey at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium today…

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Australia’s raconteur bowler Max Walker dies

Former Australia medium-pace bowler and colourful television commentator Max Walker has died aged 68 after a long battle with skin cancer…

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Schuerrle frustrates Real, Leicester win again

Schuerrle frustrates Real, Leicester win again

Andre Schuerrle smashed in a late equaliser as Borussia Dortmund held Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday, while Leicester City claimed another famous European victory…

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Third straight draw frustrates Zidane

Zinedine Zidane admitted he was frustrated at Real Madrid’s third straight draw after Andre Schuerrle’s late equaliser ensured a 2-2 stalemate at Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Tuesday…

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Allardyce admits ‘error of judgment’

Allardyce admits ‘error of judgment’

Sam Allardyce admitted an ‘error of judgment’ on Wednesday after his career as England manager came to a humiliating end following controversial comments made to undercover reporters…

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Third straight draw frustrates Zidane

Zinedine Zidane admitted he was frustrated at Real Madrid’s third straight draw after Andre Schuerrle’s late equaliser ensured a 2-2 stalemate at Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Tuesday…

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Former Argentina coach Martino heading to MLS

Former Argentina coach Gerardo Martino is heading to Major League Soccer after agreeing a deal with new expansion side Atlanta United FC, the club said Tuesday…

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From the Sidelines

From the Sidelines

In this photograph taken on August 11, 2016 shows Indian Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput (R) and Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni posing during the trailer launch in Mumbai of the upcoming biographical film ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’ directed by Neeraj Pandey. ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’, due for release on September 30, charts the rise of India’s limited-overs captain from boy to train ticket collector to World Cup glory…

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Mourinho ready to leave Rooney out again

Jose Mourinho may leave Wayne Rooney out of Manchester United’s starting side for the second match in a row when they face Ukrainian side Zorya Luhansk in the Europa League on Thursday..

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EPL managers accused of taking kick-backs

Eight current or former Premier League football managers were on Tuesday accused of taking kick-backs for player transfers, as part of a broader newspaper sting which led to England manager Sam Allardyce being axed…

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Xavi becomes Qatar 2022 ‘ambassador’

Former Barcelona great Xavi Hernandez has become an ‘ambassador’ for a key initiative run by Qatar 2022 World Cup organisers, officials in Doha said on Wednesday…

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Bangladesh's Mosaddek Hossain plays a shot during the second one-day international cricket match against Afghanistan in Dhaka on Wednesday. — AP photo

Debutant Mosaddek spares Tigers’ blushes

Debutant Mosaddek Hossain spared some of the blushes of Bangladesh with an unbeaten innings of 45 runs as Afghanistan dismissed Bangladesh for 208 in the second one-day international in Dhaka on Wednesday…

September 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Tigers hunt 100th win, series

Bangladesh will look to earn their 100-th win in one-day internationals when they take on Afghanistan in the second ODI of the three-match series at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium today…

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Bangladesh captain Mashrafee bin Murtaza smiles while speaking at a press conference at Mirpur Tuesday ahead of their second one-day international against Afghanistan. — Sourav Losker

Mash hopes Tigers’ difficult time over

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafee bin Murtaza on Tuesday urged his players to come out of their shackles as they have crossed the difficult part in the ongoing three-match one-day international series against Afghanistan…

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Googly just natural to me, says Rashid

Googly just natural to me, says Rashid

Leg spin is one of the most toughest crafts in the cricket to fathom and a young talented leg-spinner always enthrall the cricket lovers as it happened with young Afghan Rashid Khan…

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Razzak misses maiden first-class century

Razzak misses maiden first-class century

Abdur Razzak lost his record of being the highest wicket taker of Bangladesh in one-day internationals couple of days back to Sakib al Hasan and adding to that agony he missed his maiden first-class century narrowly on Tuesday…

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126 cricketers up for grab in BPL

A total of 126 local players will be up for grab for the seven franchises in the forthcoming Bangladesh Premier League players’ draft scheduled on September 30, said the Bangladesh Cricket Board on Tuesday…

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B’desh thrash Oman in U-18 hockey

Bangladesh continued their winning spree in the 4th Under-18 Asia Cup Hockey when they handed Oman a huge 10-0 in their last pool ‘A’ match at the Moulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Tuesday…

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