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Mithun, Saifuddin guide Bangladesh to 232

Mohammad Mithun struck 62 off 90 balls and shared 84 runs with Mohammad Saifuddin for the eighth wicket to guide Bangladesh to 232 runs in the first one-day international of three-match series against New Zealand at Napier on Wednesday. Mithun and Saifuddin, who made 41 off 58 balls, helped Bangladesh ...

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Vikings’ late surge and Sylhet’s exit

The two stalwarts — Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim (bellow) — were in fine touch but only one ended up having the last laugh as Mushfiqur’s Chittagong Vikings ended their three-match losing streak by defeating Shakib’s Dhaka Dynamites by 11 runs and in Chattogram yesterday. Photo: Firoz Ahmed The ...

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Osaka claims AO crown

Sports Desk : Japan’sw Naomi Osaka said she was ‘in a state of shock’ Saturday after holding her nerve to battle past Petra Kvitova to win the Australian Open in a three-set thriller that also delivered her the world number one ranking. The fourth seed and US Open champion triumphed 7-6 ...

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Ole delights in ‘classic’ display

Sports Desk : Ole Gunnar Solskajer took pride in a ‘classic ‘ Manchester United display of attacking flair as his side beat Arsenal 3-1 in an absorbing FA Cup fourth-round clash on Friday. First-half goals by Alexis Sanchez and Jesse Lingard put United in control and although Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang replied for ...

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Bangladesh, England Youth T20 today

Sports Desk : Bangladesh Under-19 team will take on their English counter-parts today in the lone Youth Twenty20 international match at Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox’s Bazar. With this match, England youths month-long tour in Bangladesh will get underway as they will later play three youth one-day internationals ...

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TURNING POINT

Sports Desk : Sylhet Sixers completed a commanding victory over Khulna Titans on Saturday where the dismissal of Brendan Taylor tilted the match completely in Sylhet’s favour. Chasing a steep target of 196, Khulna started their innings in an aggressive manner, reaching 64-2 after six overs, with Taylor unbeaten on ...

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Fizz bowls Kings to narrow win

Sports Desk : Pacer Mustafizur Rahman held his nerve once again in the slog overs to keep Rajshahi Kings post a narrow seven-run win over Chittagong Vikings and keep their play-off hopes alive on Saturday. Mustafiz conceded only five runs while defending 13 runs in the final over as Rajshahi ...

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Narine, Russell in action against Mahmudullah’s Khulna

In their second match in Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), Khulna Titans have won the toss and elected to bowl first against Dhaka Dynamites. The match has started at 12pm on Tuesday (Jan 8) at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur. Gazi TV and Maasranga TV is telecasting the match live. ...

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India hails ‘Wizards of Oz’ after breakthrough win

Virat Kohli and his team adorned the front pages of the leading local newspapers on Tuesday as cricket-mad India celebrated the end of an agonising 71-year wait for a first test series victory in Australia. Frequently dubbed ‘poor travellers’ due to their struggles abroad in contrast to their strong home ...

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