Royals reach play-offs .

Rajshahi Royals became the second team to confirm their place in the play-offs of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) with a six-wicket win against bottom-placed Sylhet Thunder under lights at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet yesterday. The...

Ruthless Real dismantle gutsy Getafe .

Real Madrid made an impressive start to the year as they picked apart a robust Getafe side to win 3-0 in La Liga on Saturday.  Raphael Varane was the instigator of two goals at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez, first pressuring...

Bashundhara Kings the new champions .

A brace from Costa Rican World Cupper Daniel Colindres helped Bashundhara Kings lift the title of the TVS Federation Cup with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Rahmatganj MFS in an exciting final at the Bangabandhu Nation Stadium yesterday. This is...

Liverpool, unyielding and unbeaten, on course to shatter Premier League record .

With 19 wins and a draw, Liverpool are averaging 2.90 points per game, putting them on course for 110 from 38 games which would also be a record for Europe's top five leagues. Liverpool are on course to shatter the...

Meet fitness standards or get ready for pay cut, says PCB .

Pakistan’s centrally-contracted players will have to meet the fitness standards set by the team management or else lose 15 per cent of their monthly salary, the country’s cricket board (PCB) warned on Friday. The directive came after new head coach Misbah-ul-Haq...

Harry Kane : Tottenham striker suffers a torn hamstring .

He limped off during the defeat at Southampton on Wednesday and on Friday manager Jose Mourinho said he was expecting "bad news". No timescale has been given for his return but he is likely to miss several weeks of action, including the...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic up for the challenge at Milan .

Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic warned Friday he was not back at AC Milan as a mascot but for the “last bit of adrenaline” and to lift a club he loved out of a difficult situation. “I’m not here as a...

Watson carnage sees Rangpur down Sylhet .

Rangpur Rangers picked up their fourth win of the ongoing BBPL, defeating Sylhet Sixers by 38 runs. Rangpur were helped on their way to a big total by skipper Shane Watson, who hammered 68 off 36 balls with the...

Naseem Shah withdrawn from U-19 WC squad .

One month after announcing the team for the ICC U-19 World Cup 2020, the Pakistan Cricket Board has withdrawn 16-year-old fast bowler Naseem Shah, on the grounds of him having already made his senior team debut in November last...

Hashim Amla ‘fun’ memory of playing against the Tigers .

It was back in 2008 that South Africa’s Graeme Smith and Neil Mckenzie set the world record for the highest opening partnership in Test, with a 415-run stand against Bangladesh at Chattogram. While the duo put Bangladesh to the...