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Ranatunga seeks probe into 2011 World Cup defeat

Former Sri Lanka skipper Arjuna Ranatunga on Friday demanded an investigation into the country’s 2011 World Cup final defeat by India amid allegations of match fixing. Ranatunga, 53, in a video posted on his Facebook page, said he was shocked ...

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Essex says Tamim waives match fee

English county club Essex informed on Thursday that Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal did not take any money for playing a match for them in the ongoing Natwest T20 Blast. Tamim went to England last Saturday and was supposed to play ...

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Tamim says, no hate crime behind early return home

‘I want all my fans and well wishers to know that I cut short my season with Essex to come back home early for personal reasons. Some media reported that we were the target of attempted hate crime. This is ...

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England eye first home series win over South Africa since 1998

The contrast between Joe Root and the returning Faf du Plessis could not be starker as the respective captains of England and South Africa head for Trent Bridge for the second Test starting on Friday. Root delivered a captain’s innings ...

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Bangladesh players’ mindset has changed, says trainer

Bangladesh cricketers have been training by themselves at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at the end of the Eid holidays. The ‘battle’ for fitness, however, began on Monday as the fitness camp got under way ahead of the new season. ...

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Female cricketer sues coach for sexual assault

A cricket coach was sued in a case filed over sexual assault of a Promila cricketer in Dinajpur early Sunday (July 9). The victim’s father lodged the case with Kotwali police station under the Women and Children Repression Prevention Act ...

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Football pay respect to Bradley’s fight

The football world came together to pay its respect to Sunderland AFC fan Bradley Lowery, who passed away at the tender age of six. The news was confirmed by his family via a statement on his facebook page. His family ...

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Mexico coach gets six-game FIFA ban

The disciplinary committee of FIFA found Osorio guilty of “using insulting words towards the match officials while displaying an aggressive attitude towards them” in the match, which Mexico lost 2-1 on July 2 Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio was handed ...

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Tigresses set eyes on South Korea mission

Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) is set to send U-16 girls to South Korea and Vietnam, for playing practice matches as part of preparation ahead of the Final stage of AFC U-16 Women’s Championship. As part of the warming-up plan, the ...

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Maradona ‘the greatest’: Ronaldo

Football legends Ronaldo Nazario and Diego Maradona exchanged words of praise after being guests of honour at the FIFA Confederations Cup final between Germany and Chile. The World Cup winners — Ronaldo for Brazil in 1994 and 2002 and Maradona ...

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