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‘Me today, someone else tomorrow’

While it may be true that Mushfiqur Rahim is a defensive captain, his discipline as a player has never been in question. From that standpoint, when the owner of his Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) franchise says that he has disciplinary ...

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Eight dead in Senegal football stadium crash

Eight people died and at least 49 injured as a wall collapsed at a football stadium in Senegal, reports BBC. It happened at Demba Diop stadium in the capital, Dakar, at the end of the League Cup final between Stade ...

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Sublime Federer outclasses gritty Berdych to reach final

Roger Federer’s relentless pursuit of a record eighth Wimbledon title continued as he fought off stubborn Czech Tomas Berdych 7-6(4), 7-6(4), 6-4 to reach the final for the 11th time on Friday. The 35-year-old Swiss was given his toughest test ...

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BCB to investigate if Tamim complains

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal returned home along with family, just after playing a match for England’s county side Essex Eagles on July 11. There were many rumours over his sudden return, after cutting short his stint with the county. Many ...

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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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