• Images

    Rain washes out second ODI

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on March 29, 2017

    Heavy rain washed out the second one-day international between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in Dambulla on Tuesday, preventing the visitors from chasing a record target to wrap-up the three-match series...

  • Images

    Second ODI IN NUMBER numbers

    | Updated at 10:45pm on March 28, 2017

    Kusal Medis scored his maiden ODI century when he made 102 against Bangladesh at Dambulla on Tuesday. He became the seventh Sri Lankan to score a century against Bangladesh after Sanath Jayasuria, Upul Tharanga, Kumar Sangakkara, Tillakratne Dilshan, Mahela Jayawardhena and Kusal Perera...

  • Images

    Nasir propels hosts to semis

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:43pm on March 28, 2017

    Nasir Hossain scored a century as Bangladesh Under-23 side sealed their semi-final berth in the Asian Cricket Council Emerging Teams Cup beating Nepal by 83 runs at Cox’s Bazar on Tuesday...

  • Images

    FIFA bans Messi for four games

    Agence France-Presse . Zurich | Updated at 10:47pm on March 28, 2017

    Barcelona star Lionel Messi was suspended for four Argentina matches by FIFA on Tuesday for swearing at an assistant referee, a decision the Argentinian federation said had left him feeling ‘sad’...

  • Images

    Bolivia beat Messi-less Argentina 2-0 in qualifier

    Reuters | Updated at 08:35am on March 29, 2017

    Argentina, weakened by the last-minute suspension of Lionel Messi, suffered a fourth defeat in their World Cup qualifying campaign as a spirited Bolivia won 2-0 in La Paz on Tuesday...

  • Images

    Neymar keeps Brazil ticking towards World Cup

    Reuters | Updated at 11:16am on March 29, 2017

    Neymar shrugged off some rough tackling and a missed penalty to score a brilliant solo goal as he led Brazil to a 3-0 win over Paraguay that...

  • Images

    Rodriguez causes middle finger storm

    Agence France-Presse . Bogota | Updated at 10:50pm on March 28, 2017

    Controversy engulfed Real Madrid star James Rodriguez in his native Colombia on Monday after he was photographed making an obscene gesture to journalists covering a Colombian national team training session...

  • Images

    Socceroos earn crucial win

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:49pm on March 28, 2017

    Iran’s Mehdi Taremi dealt China’s World Cup hopes a major blow on Tuesday, as Australia grabbed a crucial win over UAE to stay in the hunt for an automatic spot at Russia 2018...

  • Images

    Rare bad day at office for Fizz

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on March 28, 2017

    Bangladesh’s left arm pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman had a rare day off as he failed to create any impression against Sri Lanka during their second one-day international at Dambulla on Tuesday...

  • Images

    FIFA bans Messi for 4 World Cup qualifying games

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:40pm on March 28, 2017

      Lionel Messi has been banned from Argentina's next four World Cup qualifiers, starting with Tuesday's game in Bolivia. FIFA says Messi was banned for...