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    | Updated at 12:05am on August 28, 2017

    Tamim Iqbal became only the second Bangladeshi player to score at least one fifty in Tests against all nine countries en route to his 71 against Australia in Dhaka. Before Tamim, former Bangladesh skipper Habibul Bashar, who retired after playing his 50th Test in 2008, achieved the same feet...

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    When Lyon fails to do a Jason

    Samsul Arefin Khan | Updated at 12:05am on August 28, 2017

    Nathan Lyon may have overtaken Richie Benaud as Australia’s second most successful spinner with his 3-79 on the first day of the first Test against Bangladesh on Sunday, but he could go nowhere near to his fellow countryman Jason Gillespie, despite getting an opportunity...

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    Sakib wants more from bowlers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 28, 2017

    Bangladesh all-rounder Sakib al Hasan was left satisfied with their batting effort despite they could score only 260 runs in the first innings of the first Test against Australia on Sunday...

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    Aussies stutter after bowling out Tigers for 260

    Staff Correspondent  | Updated at 09:45am on August 27, 2017

    Sakib al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal both struck fifties in their landmark Test to help Bangladesh post 260 runs in their first innings of the first...

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    Confident Tigers face Aussies

    Azad Majumder | Updated at 12:20am on August 27, 2017

    The much-anticipated Test series between Bangladesh and Australia finally begins today with the hosts looking supremely confident about their chances against the mighty opponents...

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    Madrid not looking for new signings: Zidane

    Reuters . Madrid | Updated at 12:05am on August 27, 2017

    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Saturday he was satisfied with his squad and ruled out any more signings before the transfer window shuts even though his side are short in defence and attack for Sunday’s game with Valencia...

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    Dembele can fill Neymar’s void, says Valverde

    Reuters . Barcelona | Updated at 12:05am on August 27, 2017

    Barcelona’s record signing Ousmane Dembele will give the team the attacking presence they lost by selling Neymar to Paris St Germain, coach Ernesto Valverde said on Friday...

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    Sterling breaks Bournemouth hearts

    Agence France-Presse . Bournemouth | Updated at 12:05am on August 27, 2017

    Raheem Sterling scored a 97th-minute winner and was then sent off as Manchester City snatched a dramatic 2-1 victory at Bournemouth in the Premier League on Saturday...

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    Valencia bags 1st hat-trick of season

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 27, 2017

    Colombian forward Hember Arley Valencia scored the first hat-trick of the season as Saif Sporting Club registered the biggest win of the Bangladesh Premier League so far when they thrashed Brothers Union 5-0 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Saturday...

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    Selection headache gives Hathuru sleepless nights!

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 27, 2017

    The head coach of Bangladesh national team Chandika Hathurusinghe appeared to have passed some sleepless nights over the selection of best possible XI for the first Test against Australia that starts in Dhaka today...