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 Tight battle expected for the title

Tight battle expected for the title

Agency :Eight teams are set to battle it out for the biggest prize in women's cricket, when the ICC Women's World Cup gets underway on Saturday in England.The final

Australia players' union rejects Cricket Australia's revised pay offer

BBC Online :Australia cricket players' union has rejected a revised pay offer from Cricket Australia, as the possibility of future matches being affected grows.The governing body said it would

England beat South Africa by nine wickets

BBC Online :England responded to their Champions Trophy disappointment with a nine-wicket win against South Africa in the first of three Twenty20 Internationals on Wednesday.England were excellent with the

Afghanistan, Ireland get Test status

Afghanistan and Ireland have been approved as Full Members by the ICC, meaning they have become cricket's 11th and 12th Test-playing nations. This was signed off on by the ICC

BCB announces preliminary squad for Australia, South Africa series

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Thursday announced a 29-member preliminary squad for the upcoming home series against Australia and the away one against South Africa.Australian cricket team will arrive in

Tigers to begin camp for Aussies tour from July 10

Tigers will begin their training for the upcoming Australian and South African tour from July 10. Australia will arrive in Dhaka on August 18 and play the first Test at

Shakib in Vaughan's best XI

Sports Reporter :The ICC Champions Trophy was concluded at the Oval in London on June 18. But discussions, views, news about the gala cricket meet were not ended. Former captain

Malinga in hot water over 'monkey' comment

Malinga in hot water over 'monkey' comment

AFP, Colombo :Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga faced an investigation Thursday after he compared a government minister to a monkey following criticism that the country's cricketers were too fat.Sports

Kumble leaves as India cricket coach amid rift with Kohli

Kumble leaves as India cricket coach amid rift with Kohli

Anil Kumble rejected an offer to continue as India cricket coach and stepped down on Tuesday after a year in charge, blaming a breakdown in his relationship with captain Virat

Sam Hain of Warwickshire receives a glancing blow to the helmet during the Essex v Warwickshire - Specsavers County Championship, Division One cricket match at the Cloudfm County Ground in Chelmsford, England on Wednesday.

Sam Hain of Warwickshire receives a glancing blow to the helmet during the Essex v Warwickshire - Specsavers County Championship, Division One cricket match at the Cloudfm County Ground in Chelmsford, England on Wednesday.

Chris Lynn to play for Khulna Titans in BPL

Chris Lynn to play for Khulna Titans in BPL

Sports Reporter :Australian hard hitter Chris Lynn will play for Khulna Titans in the upcoming Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Cricket. Chris Lynn played for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the

Outgoing SCG curator Tom Parker (left) with Allianz Stadium curator Michael Finch pose for photo in  Sydney on Wednesday.

Outgoing SCG curator Tom Parker (left) with Allianz Stadium curator Michael Finch pose for photo in Sydney on Wednesday.

Darren Sammy remains in Rajshahi Kings

Darren Sammy remains in Rajshahi Kings

Sports Reporter :The fifth edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Cricket will be held in this year. Defending runners-up Rajshahi Kings has started to form their team. West Indian star

ICC could axe Champions Trophy for more T20 World Cups

The Champions Trophy could be scrapped in favour of staging the World Twenty20 every two years, according to International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson. Pakistan thrashed India by

Mashrafe, Tamim, Mahmudullah improve position

Sports Reporter :The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 came to an end on June 18 in London. After the gala cricket meet, ICC published the latest ODI ranking. Captain of Bangladesh

Du Plessis hopes Global League can halt South Africa talent exodus

Faf du Plessis is optimistic the creation of a new Twenty20 Global League in South Africa will help prevent the country's top cricketers leaving in search of greater financial opportunities.

Hockey Carnival held

Sports Reporter :The day-long Hockey Carnival was held at the Moulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium on Tuesday. Dhaka District Sports Office arranged the Hockey Carnival. Director of Sports Directorate Dr

Sammy fears for West Indies fortunes as T20 comes first

Former captain Darren Sammy has warned that leading players will continue to favour plying their trade in Twenty20 tournaments around the world ahead of representing the West Indies. Cricket West

Pakistani police officers try to make way for a car carrying cricket team's skipper Sarfraz Ahmed, among a crowd gathered to welcome him outside his residence in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday.

Pakistani police officers try to make way for a car carrying cricket team's skipper Sarfraz Ahmed, among a crowd gathered to welcome him outside his residence in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday.

Trophy-winning Pak cricketers warmly welcomed home

Trophy-winning Pak cricketers warmly welcomed home

AP, Islamabad :Hundreds of fans stayed up late to welcome home members of new Champions Trophy winner Pakistan in the cities of Lahore and Karachi on Tuesday.Messages such as "Champion

Cricket Career Super League hits Playstore

Cricket Career Super League hits Playstore

Sports Reporter :With the cricketing world enthralled by theĀ  ICC Champions Trophy, Pechas Games Studios, an indian game developer company in Bangladesh, has released a 3D cricket game for android

Indo-Pak fans lock into clash after cricket match

AgenciesĀ  :Rival cricket fans threw missiles at one another on a Leicester road last night after Pakistan beat India in the ICC Champions Trophy final.Belgrave Road was blocked off as

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed with the Champions Trophy on the morning after the final in London on Monday.

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed with the Champions Trophy on the morning after the final in London on Monday.

Tamim in ICC Champions Trophy team

Bangladeshi opening batsman Tamim Iqbal has been included in the team of the ICC Champions Trophy'2017 announced by the International Cricket Council on Monday.The ICC Champions Trophy team comprises players

Azarenka ready for 'new part of career'

Azarenka ready for 'new part of career'

Former world number one and two-time Grand Slam title winner Victoria Azarenka returns to tennis after a year's absence this week, claiming "I'm ready for a new part of my

Arthur eager for World XI visit to Pakistan after Champions Trophy triumph

Arthur eager for World XI visit to Pakistan after Champions Trophy triumph

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur said he hoped a proposed World XI visit to the country later this year went ahead after his side served notice of their enduring talent with

Afghan pride as Test status beckons

AFP, Kabul :Afghanistan's fairytale rise in world cricket could this week see them acquire coveted Test status, a massive boost for a nation long divided by war and riven by

Mirpur CC romp home in Div III cricket

Mirpur Cricket Club hardly had to sweat as they drubbed Kamrangir Char Cricket Club by 92 runs in the 5th round super league matches of Third Division Cricket League played

 Pakistan pile up mammoth 338 for four wickets

Pakistan pile up mammoth 338 for four wickets

Sports Reporter :Pakistan piled up a mammoth total of 338 for the loss of four wickets in the allotted 50 overs against India in the final match of the ICC

No ICC World T20 in 2018, next edition in 2020

The World Twenty20 Championship's seventh edition next year is all set to be scrapped and pushed to 2020 as the top member nations will be busy with bilateral commitments in