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    ‘Baby Boycott’ Hameed to make England debut

    Agence France-Presse . Rajkot | Updated at 11:37pm on November 08, 2016

    Teen sensation Haseeb Hameed will make his Test debut against India, England announced Tuesday, capping a fairytale rise for a player dubbed the ‘Baby Boycott’ for his uunflappable batting style...

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    Aubameyang is a bit like Ronaldo: Watzke

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 11:36pm on November 08, 2016

    Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang enjoys the limelight just as much as football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, according to his club’s CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke. ‘He’s the sort of player who enjoys being in the spotlight a bit. There are players like that...

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    Mourinho blasts lay bare United tensions

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:35pm on November 08, 2016

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho’s man-management skills are under scrutiny after he appeared to publicly accuse defenders Luke Shaw and Chris Smalling of malingering...

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    Nkowcha brace powers BU

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 11:34pm on November 08, 2016

    Nigerian Nkowcha Kingsley scored a brace as Brothers Union leapfrogged Team BJMC with a thumping 4-1 win in their Bangladesh Premier League match at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Tuesday...

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    Kings’ Sammy not bothered by WICB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:33pm on November 08, 2016

    Former West Indian skipper Darren Sammy said on Tuesday that he is not bothered with West Indies Cricket Board’s unprecedented move of charging 20 per cent of the contract fee for participating in different franchise-based Twenty20 tournament...

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    Mehedi steers Dhaka to easy win

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:31pm on November 08, 2016

    Young opening batsman Mehedi Maruf scored an unbeaten 75 as Dhaka Dynamites eased into an eight-wicket win over Barisal Bulls in their first match of the Bangladesh Premier League fourth edition on Tuesday...

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    From iconic pacer to cheerleader!

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:29pm on November 08, 2016

    Iconic pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman was seen wearing the Dhaka Dynamites jersey during the franchise’s opening match of the Bangladesh Premier League against Barisal Bulls on Tuesday, raising quite a few eyebrows...

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    Vikings off to a winning start

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:44pm on November 08, 2016

    Tamim Iqbal struck a half-century as Chittagong Vikings shocked defending champions Comilla Victorians by 29 runs in the opening match of the Bangladesh Premier League in Dhaka on Tuesday...

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    Ronaldo eyes 10 more years at Real

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 11:17pm on November 07, 2016

    Cristiano Ronaldo signalled his intention to keep playing for 10 more years after rounding off a ‘dream year’ by signing a bumper new five-year contract with Real Madrid on Monday...

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    Messi hailed as ‘extraterrestrial’

    Reuters . Madrid | Updated at 11:16pm on November 07, 2016

    The day before his side hosted Barcelona, Sevilla coach Jorge Sampaoli joked that Lionel Messi’s supremacy necessitated two Ballon d’Or competitions, ‘one for Messi and one for everyone else’...