Sunday, 28 Nov, 2021

Sports

Matches Today Would Be Tournament Defining 

The two matches to be played today may very well define the direction of the tournament. Table topper Nepal plays pre-tournament favorites India. The reigning champions host Maldives would play against the bottom of the table Sri Lanka.  Bangladesh will be towards the outcome of

Messi and Ronaldo in Ballon d'Or contention again

Six-time winner Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, a five-time victor, were among the 30 names revealed on Friday for the Ballon d’Or award. The serial favourites face competition that includes Kylian Mbappe, Neymar, Karim Benzema, Jorginho and N’Golo Kante who are also

SAFF Championship 2021: Tournament Delicately Poised

Five nations SAFF Championship 2021, considered as South Asian version of football world cup is now delicately poised with four teams apart from Sri Lanka still have opportunity for making the final.  Nepal with 6 points winning two leads the pack. They have to play against India

Papon elected BCB president once again

Nazmul Hassan Papon has been elected as the President of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) once again. BCB’s newly-formed Board of Directors elected him as the next board president at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Thursday. Earlier, Papon got the highest number of votes

Spain end Italy's unbeaten run to reach Nations League final 

Italy's world-record 37-game unbeaten run came to an end as Spain beat them in an enthralling encounter at the San Siro to reach the Nations League final. Albeit in Uefa's secondary tournament, Spain got a measure of revenge for their Euro 2020 semi-final penalty shootout

Determined Bangladesh Forced Favorite India Sharing Points

Determined Bangladesh playing with one less player most of the time in the second half forced tournament favorite India splitting points in a (1-1) drawn match yesterday at Male Maldives.  Winning one point Bangladesh not leads the points tally with four points from two matches.

Bangladesh team reach Oman safely

Tigers have reached Oman safely on Monday morning to participate in the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup, scheduled to start on October 17 in Muskat. The flight carrying them landed at 6:00am in Muscat, the capital of Oman. The Tigers will have to stay in Oman for one day quarantine.

Suarez scores as Atletico beat Barca

Reigning champions Atletico Madrid went level with Real Madrid at the top of La Liga and inflicted further damage on Ronald Koeman's struggling Barcelona with a deserved win in Spain's capital. Thomas Lemar scored the opener, finishing well at the end of a move involving Joao

SAF Football Championship 2021: Winning Start For Bangladesh 

Win by a Solitary goal and that too through a penalty smartly taken by center defender Topu Barman was not the true reflection of the match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.  Bangladesh had lion share of the exchanges, creating more chances. But for lack of scoring abilities,

Ronaldo scores as Man Utd beat Villarreal 

Cristiano Ronaldo scored an injury-time winner as Manchester United came from behind to beat Villarreal in an action-packed Champions League Group F contest. The repeat of last season's Europa League final, which the Spanish side won on penalties, looked to be heading for a draw

Messi scores superb 1st goal PSG goal in win over Man City

Lionel Messi scored his first Paris St-Germain goal in stunning fashion as they beat Manchester City in an enthralling Champions League group game. Messi, making his fourth appearance for PSG since leaving Barcelona, ran from the halfway line before playing a one-two with Kylian Mbappe

Can Bangladesh Turn Around at SAF Football Championship 2021? 

A 23 members Bangladesh Football team left for Male at Bangladesh afternoon for participating in the 13 th South Asian Football (SAF) football Championship with a pledge for winning the Championship.  The five nations “SAF Championship 2021” is being held in Maldives

Inzamam undergoes angioplasty after cardiac arrest, now stable

Former Pakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq, who suffered a heart attack and underwent a successful angioplasty on Monday evening, is now stable but under observation.  Inzamam was complaining about chest pain over the last three days and the initial testing had cleared him but tests

Guardiola and Messi meet again as PSG take on Man City

There was a time when a reunion between Lionel Messi and Pep Guardiola looked distinctly possible, but on Tuesday they will be on opposite sides again when Paris Saint-Germain play Manchester City in the Champions League. Had it not been for Jack Grealish, perhaps things would have

Moeen Ali: England all-rounder retires from Test cricket

England all-rounder Moeen Ali has announced his retirement from Test cricket, but will continue to play in limited-overs internationals. Moeen, 34, scored 2,194 runs and took 195 wickets in 64 Tests, having made his debut against Sri Lanka in 2014. He won the 50-over World Cup in

Bangladesh Must Plan Properly For Second ICC Test Championship 

Bangladesh starts its mission for second ICC Test Championship from Early December 2021 when strong Pakistan team visits Bangladesh for playing two tests and three T20s. By that time ensuing T20 world cup would be done and dusted and BCB would have a new elected Executive Committee. 

Usyk stuns Joshua to win heavyweight titles by unanimous decision

Oleksandr Usyk is the new unified heavyweight world champion after dethroning Anthony Joshua with an incredible performance in London. The Ukrainian put on a masterclass in front of 65,000 fans inside Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, outclassing Joshua over 12 rounds, and hurting the

What Does Defeat of Bangladesh U-19 To Afghan Youths Mean?

The youth team from War and Conflict ravaged Afghanistan beating Bangladesh Under 19 by 3 wickets at Sylhet exposed the poor planning and weak management of development of Cricket by BCB.  It is sad that Bangladesh under 19 in 2019 was world champion. Afghan does not have enough

Is IPL More Important Than ICC Global Tournament? 

If you ask any person of BCCI or any Indian most would instantaneously respond. Yes, from the interest of Indian cricket, Indian youngsters, budding genius rubbing shoulders with the best of the best have helped growth of quality players in plenty.  India now is a formidable force

How Can Bangladesh Redeem?

Agreed that Bangladesh squad in ICC Men’s T20 World is not best that could be put together from the available resources .It can not be also denied that BCB is taking a great risk with as many as seven rookies in a global tournament of experienced T20 operators. Experience always