Wednesday, 18 May, 2022


Bangladesh Is Strongly Placed 

Bangladesh VS Sri Lanka Test Series  1st Test Played at ZACS, Chattogram  Brief Scorecard at Sumps Day Three   Sri Lanka 1st Innings 397 All Out in 153 Overs (Angelo Mathhews 199, Dinesh Chandimal 66, Kushal Mendis 54, Oshda Fernando 36, Naeem Hasan 6/105, Shakib Al

Tamim hits ton; Sri Lanka strike twice after lunch

Openers Tamim Iqbal hit century, although Sri Lanka got two vital wickets of Mahmudul Hasan Joy and Najmul Hossain Shanto on the third day of the opening Test against Sri Lanka on Tuesday. Tamim Iqbal smashed his 10th Test ton - making 100 off 162 – after Mahmudul Hasan Joy

Bangladesh on top as openers put on 157-run opening stand 

Bangladesh openers have provided the side the best start possible against Sri Lanka by extending their score to 157/0 in the first session on Day 3 of the ongoing first Test at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium.  Currently, Bangladesh trail by 240 runs with Tamim Iqbal and

Mbappe close to confirming Madrid move - Balague 

Real Madrid are confident Kylian Mbappe will announce his decision to join them from Paris St-Germain within the next fortnight, reports Spanish football expert Guillem Balague. The 23-year-old's contract expires this summer and BBC Sport reported in April he had agreed terms with

Arsenal beaten by Newcastle 2-0 at St James' Park

Arsenal's hopes of finishing in the Premier League top four were dealt a huge blow as they were well beaten by Newcastle at St James' Park. Mikel Arteta's side needed a win to move above Tottenham into fourth and put them in the driving seat to secure a Champions League

Mathews and Naeem Featured Day Two 

Bangladesh VS Sri Lanka Test Series  1st Test Played at ZACS, Chottogram  Brief Scorecard at Sumps Day two  Sri Lanka 1st Innings 397 All Out in 153 Overs (Angelo Mathews 199, Dinesh Chandimal 66, Kushal Mendis 54, Oshda Fernando 36, Naeem Hasan 6/105, Shakib Al

Sri Lanka 375-8 after 140 overs despite strikes of Shakib, Nayeem

The visiting Sri Lanka strengthened their position reaching 375 for 8 after 140 overs on day two of the first Test at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram on Monday.  However, Bangladesh off-spinner Nayeem Hasan strike twice in the morning session and later Shakib al Hasan

Swiatek and Djokovic win Italian Open titles

Novak Djokovic won his sixth Italian Open title on Sunday after a straight-sets victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas, 6-0, 7-6 (7/5) in Rome, while Iga Swiatek won her fifth straight tournament by dispatching Ons Jabeur. Djokovic claims sixth Italian Open title, Swiatek makes it five in a

AC Milan close to title but Inter keep pressure on 

AC Milan lead Inter Milan by two points going into the final day of the Serie A season as both sides won on Sunday. Theo Hernandez's superb goal sealed AC Milan's 2-0 victory over Atalanta to put them on the verge of their first Serie A title for 11 years. The French

Champions Real Madrid held by struggling Cadiz 

La Liga champions Real Madrid were held to a draw away to relegation-threatened Cadiz. Mariano put the 35-time Spanish champions ahead after five minutes following an excellent run by Rodrygo. Ruben Sobrino struck a deserved equaliser for Cadiz before half-time. Alvaro Negredo

Chelsea retain Women's FA Cup and complete Double 

Chelsea defended their Women's FA Cup crown and completed the Double in dramatic fashion as Sam Kerr scored the winner against Manchester City in extra time in front of a record crowd at Wembley Stadium. Kerr, who put Chelsea 1-0 up in the first half, kept her cool to slide in a

Mathews Takes Visitors To A Zone Of Comfort

Bangladesh Sri Lanka Test Series  1st Test Played at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Cricket Stadium (ZACS)  Brief Score Card at Stumps Day One Sri Lanka 1st Innings 258/4 (Angelo Mathews 114*, Kushal Mendis 54, Oshada Fernando 36, Dinesh Chandimal 34*, Naeem Hasan 2/71, Shakib Al

1st Test: Bangladesh make good start against Sri Lanka 

Bangladesh made a good start to the first Test, reducing Sri Lanka to 73-2 at lunch on the opening day of the match at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium here on Sunday (May 15).   Bowler Nayeem Hasan claimed all of those two wickets of Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne and Oshada

Andrew Symonds dies in car accident aged 46

Former Australia cricketer Andrew Symonds has died aged 46 after being involved in a car crash. The all-rounder played 26 Tests, 198 one-day internationals and 14 Twenty20s for Australia between 1998 and 2009. A powerful batter, canny bowler and fine fielder, Symonds was part of two

Liverpool beat Chelsea to win FA Cup

Liverpool held their nerve to win the FA Cup for the first time since 2006 after a dramatic penalty shoot-out against Chelsea as the quadruple chasers kept their history bid alive on Saturday (May 14). Jurgen Klopp’s side won 6-5 on penalties at Wembley as Greek defender Kostas

China withdraws as 2023 football Asian Cup host due to pandemic

China withdrew as the 2023 Asian Cup host because of the coronavirus as the country battles its worst outbreak since the early days of the pandemic. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) praised Chinese officials for making “this very difficult but necessary decision in the

Shakib 100pc fit to play 1st Test vs Sri Lanka: Mominul

Bangladesh captain Mominul said all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is 100 percent fit to play the first Test against Sri Lanka, starting tomorrow (Sunday) at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium here. After joining the side yesterday night, following his recovery from the Covid-19, Shakib today

FA Cup final: Chelsea to face Liverpool tonight

Chelsea and Liverpool line up in the 141st FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday (16:45 BST) - a match you can watch live on BBC One. Liverpool, who beat Chelsea in the Carabao Cup final in February, are chasing an unprecedented quadruple after reaching the Champions League final, while

Sri Lanka–Bangladesh Test Series: Lot at Stake 

The pillow talk of Bangladesh is whether or not Bangladesh is heading towards Sri Lanka? Situation and circumstances alter cases. This is the forum for discussing cricket and more specifically Lanka Bangla ensuing test series taking off from tomorrow at Sagorika, Chattogram Zahur Ahmed

Italian Open: Djokovic beats Auger to reach semi-finals

World number one Novak Djokovic claimed the 999th win of his career after beating Felix Auger Aliassime 7-5 7-6 (7-1) to reach the semi-finals of the Italian Open. The Serbian top seed, 34, was 5-2 up in the second set before being pegged back to 5-5 by the Canadian. Djokovic will