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I miss the challenge of T20 cricket: Walsh

I miss the challenge of T20 cricket: Walsh

Courtney Walsh is last fast bowling great the Caribbean islands have produced. Famous for his unrelenting efforts and spirit, Walsh, who once held the record of most wickets in Test cricket with 519, has recently been appointed…

September 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

BOA eyes medals in cricket, kabaddi

The Bangladesh Olympic Association will be pinning their hopes for medals on cricket and kabaddi and is aiming for a better show in shooting, archery and gymnastics in the impending Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, starting from September 19…

September 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Gamage named as women’s cricket team coach

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Thursday said it has appointed former Sri Lanka paceman Janak Champika Gamage as the new head coach of national women’s cricket team.

August 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Cricket woes continue

Cricket woes continue

After the demoralising loss in the first one-day game, it might have seemed that things just could not get any worse. The second ODI against West Indies in the same venue, St…

August 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Editorial

Asian Cricket Council faces uncertain future

The International Cricket Council will directly control activities of all regional cricket bodies, putting the future of Asian Cricket Council uncertain, said its chief executive officer Syed Ashraful Huq.

August 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Jacques Kallis - Reuters file photo

Kallis gives up World Cup dream, retires from all international cricket

South Africa’s Jacques Kallis has surprisingly decided to call time on his international limited overs career six months before the World Cup. The 38-year-old, one of the greatest all-rounders in the game’s history, retired from test cricket last year but had been planning to finish his South Africa career at the 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand in […]

July 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Former Bangladesh cricket captain Shakib Al Hasan talks to media at Bangladesh Cricket Board in Dhaka on Sunday where he went to appeal against the board’s decesion. – New Age photo

Sakib seeks reconciliation

Former national skipper Sakib al Hasan formally appealed for a reconciliation to the Bangladesh Cricket Board on his sanction on Sunday afternoon…

July 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports
Shakib Al Hasan. -- File photo

BCB bans Shakib for six months

The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Monday suspended all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan from all kind of cricket for six months for a series of disciplinary breaches that culminated in his recent threat of quitting international cricket…

July 7, 2014 · 1 comment · Cricket, National, Sports

A pathetic display of cricket

THE hastily-arranged three-match one-day series in the shadow of World Cup football, and India showing up with a second-rate team leaving out and resting Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Mohammad Shami, Virat Kohli…

June 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Editorial
Most schools in the cities do not have playgrounds. How do you think the government should address the problem?

Most schools in the cities do not have playgrounds. How do you think the government should address the problem?

1 IN SPITE of charging substantial fees from learners, a small number of schools in urban areas have playgrounds that are essential to keep the learners in sound health. The school ‘industry’ has grown and flourished in almost every city and small towns speedily, especially in the past couple of decades. Sports and games play an important role in maintaining […]

June 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Paper for People

‘Cricket brawl’ in Singapore: 8 Bangladeshis cleared

Eight Bangladeshi workers have been cleared of rioting in a dormitory after a fight with another group – which is thought to have erupted over the result of a cricket match…

May 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Asia-Pacific, International
Chandika Hathurusinghe. – AFP photo

Hathurusinghe new B’desh coach

Chandika Hathurusinghe will leave his post as coach of the Sydney Thunder Twenty20 team to take up the head coaching role with Bangladesh, Cricket NSW…

May 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, National, Sports

Zaka Ashraf returns as PCB chief

Pakistani cricket turmoil deepened Saturday after an Islamabad high court suspended a management committee appointed by the prime minister and reinstated Zaka Ashraf as chief of the cricket board…

May 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

Bradman’s first Test bat up for auction

The cricket bat used by Australian sporting legend Don Bradman to launch his Test career has been put up for auction and is expected to fetch up to Aus$145,000…

May 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports


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

NCL resumes after a long break

The cricketers will be back in business through the resumption of the National Cricket League from today after more than a month of unscheduled break as all the participating divisional teams are set to resume their campaign across four venues of the country…

April 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports

Big Three’s ICC deal benefits Pakistan

Pakistan cricket chief Najam Sethi said Friday his country will get eight years of series, including with archrivals India, earning $30 million, after agreeing to the revamp of the game’s governing body…

April 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports

‘England flops have to take charge’

England pace bowler James Anderson admits he and his team-mates must take more responsibility as they look to bounce back from a woeful Ashes defeat against Australia…

April 12, 2014 · 0 comments · 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