Tuesday, 24 Nov, 2020

Sports

Expecting Mouth Watering Contest In Bangabandhu T20 Tournament 

After a while Bangladesh cricket will witness intense contest of five evenly matched franchises in Bangabandhu T20 tournament organized by BCB on the occasion of birth centenary of the father of the nation.  Not exactly in the BPL mold but also not much different this T20

Liverpool go second with convincing win over Leicester

Liverpool moved level on points with Premier League leaders Tottenham Hotspur and thwarted Leicester City's hopes of going top with an outstanding performance and victory at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp's side remain behind Spurs on goal difference but the manner of the win sounded an

Ronaldo double gives Juventus victory 

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in four minutes as Serie A champions Juventus beat Cagliari and climbed to second in the table. Ronaldo found the net in the 38th and 42nd minutes to lift Juve from eighth place, putting them a point behind leaders Milan, who have a game in hand. The

Mayor Atiqul made board member of Asian Volleyball Confederation

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Atiqul Islam has been made a member of board of administration of Asian Volleyball Confederation. DNCC issued a press release in this regard on Saturday morning. Atiqul, who is also the president of Bangladesh Volleyball Federation, was

I want Messi to stay at Barca: Guardiola 

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he wants Lionel Messi to finish his career at Barcelona. Guardiola signed a two-year contract extension with City on Thursday and was immediately linked with his ex-player, who came close to moving last summer. Messi's contract ends

What Can Bangladesh Expect From Football Team?

All are aware that Bangladesh is languishing in the bottom layer of FIFA and AFC ranking. The position even at SAF level is also not encouraging. Teams like Maldieves, Bhutan and Nepal, which in 1980s and 1990s were no way near Bangladesh, have advanced ahead of Bangladesh.  

ATP Finals 2020: Novak Djokovic loses to Daniil Medvedev

An error-prone Novak Djokovic was beaten for only the fourth time this year as Daniil Medvedev reached the semi-finals at the ATP Finals. The Serb hit 24 unforced errors and five double faults in a 6-3 6-3 loss to fourth seed Medvedev in London. World number one Djokovic, 33, can

Bangladesh win series against Nepal in FIFA friendly

Bangladesh won series against Nepal in FIFA friendly matches although the second match ended in a 0-0 draw on Tuesday. The final match was held at Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka. The home side earlier won the first game comfortably 2-0 at the same venue on Friday. With

Australia's 'No' to Shakib for Big Bash trip

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan though intended to join the newest edition of the Australian Twenty20 competition Big Bash League, Cricket Australia shut the doors on him for his past charges of corruption. As Shakib’s one-year sanction from cricket for not complying with

Hero Worshiping Right and Flawed Way 

Shakib Al Hasan is a well song hero of Bangladesh sports arena. None before him attained the world’s best in the business acclamation. Still for some antics he also featured in some controversies.  Him appearing in Kali Puja festival at Kolkata is the latest controversy that

Tamim’s Lahore Qalandars reaches PSL final

Tamim Iqbal though failed to produce a big knock, his team Lahore Qalandars reached the final of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) by beating Multan Sultans. They will take on Karachi Kings in the final on Tuesday. After eliminating Peshwar Zalmi, winning the Eliminator game by five

Taylor outclasses Gutierrez to defend 4 women's lightweight titles

Katie Taylor served up a ruthless display to dominate against Miriam Gutierrez and defend her four world lightweight titles with a points win. Taylor was ferocious from the bell against a previously unbeaten opponent who had no answer for her speed. She floored Gutierrez at the end

Bangladesh football coach Jamie Day tests positive for Covid-19

The head coach of Bangladesh national football team Jamie Day has tested positive for coronavirus. A member Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) confirmed the information to Banglanews. The British coach tested positive on the routine tests carried out on all the players and

Sheikh Russel's cricket team soon: Sayem Sobhan 

Country’s top-flight professional football club and former champions of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra Limited held its annual general meeting on Saturday at the city’s Bashundhara area. The AGM was chaired by club chairman and Managing Director

Brazil struggle to beat Venezuela without Neymar

Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino scored the crucial goal as Brazil laboured to a 1-0 win over a well organized but limited Venezuela in their World Cup qualifier on Friday. Firmino broke the deadlock on 66 minutes in Sao Paulo, poaching a goal after Venezuelan defender Darwin

Preview of Bangabandhu Cup T20 Tournament 

T20 is perhaps not the right format Bangladesh should have opted now with the West Indies tour looming and some bilateral test series Bangladesh would be playing in 2021. Yet BCB going for Bangabandhu Cup T20 tournament would be a way of remembering the father of the nation in his birth

Ronaldo scores again in Portugal rout

Cristiano Ronaldo moved one goal closer to the all-time international goalscoring record in men's football as Portugal thrashed Andorra. Ronaldo, 35, scored his 102nd goal for his country with a powerful header and is now seven behind the record of Iran's Ali Daei. Wolves

Bangladesh Is The Least Prepared Team In World Cricket 

During the COVID-19 pandemic ICC full members and associate members prepared their teams in whatever ways possible for bilateral and international tournaments. For lack of vision and foresight of BCB Bangladesh is the least prepared of all the teams.  Before the onset of Pandemic

Teranga In Kangaroo Land: Mouth-watering Contest Expected 

A very strong Indian Contingent is due to leave for down under later this month for playing tests, ODI and T20 series. All three formats is expected to witnessed mouth-watering contests between evenly matched contingents. India with a much different all-round bowling unit apart from

Mumbai Indians Routed Delhi Capitals 

IPL 2020 Final Played at DSC Dubai Mumbai Indians (MI) VS Delhi Capitals  (DC) on 10 November 2020 Brief Scorecard: MI 157/5 in 18.4 overs (R Sharma 68, Ishan Kishan 33*, Q De Kock 20, SA Yadav 19, A Nortje 2/32) beat DC 156/7 (SS Iyer 65*, RR Pant 56, TA Boult 3/ 30, NM Coulter