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    Tushar, Jayed shine with bat and ball

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on February 19, 2017

    Experienced Tushar Imran shone with willow and young Abu Jayed sparked with cherry in separate matches as the fourth round of Bangladesh Cricket League got underway on Sunday...

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    BCL performers knock Test door

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:03pm on February 19, 2017

    Top performers in the Bangladesh Cricket League, the franchise-based four-day competition, may get an unexpected call-up in the Bangladesh team for the forthcoming Sri Lanka tour, said the Bangladesh Cricket Board officials on Sunday...

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    Gameiro treble fires Atletico

    Reuters . Barcelona | Updated at 10:56pm on February 18, 2017

    Kevin Gameiro came off the bench to score a hat-trick in the space of five minutes to fire Atletico Madrid to a 4-1 win over struggling Sporting Gijon in La Liga on Saturday that kept them fourth in the standings...

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    Foreign managers don’t value FA Cup: Mourinho

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 10:53pm on February 18, 2017

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has suggested foreign managers are devaluing England’s FA Cup by fielding under-strength teams that expose them to the risk of upsets...

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    Guardiola rules out return to Barca

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 10:51pm on February 18, 2017

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he will never go back to Barcelona as their coach amid growing uncertainty about present incumbent Luis Enrique’s future...

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    Olympic white elephants? Rio’s got herd of them

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 10:49pm on February 18, 2017

    Rio’s Olympic organisers promised there’d be no white elephants after the crowds and athletes went home. Unfortunately, six months later there’s a herd charging through Brazil’s run-down second city...

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    Abahani suffer shock defeat to TC Sports

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:48pm on February 18, 2017

    Bangladesh champions Abahani Limited suffered a narrow 0-1 defeat to Maldives TC Sports Club as the second edition Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup got underway in Chittagong on Saturday...

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    Bangladesh women face daunting task

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on February 18, 2017

    Bangladesh’s women cricketers face a daunting task as they not only need a win against hosts Sri Lanka today but also need a win by big margin to qualify for the semi-finals of the ICC Women’s World Cup qualifiers...

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    From games’ teacher to game inventor

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:43pm on February 18, 2017

    Raju Dabhade seemed to be the happiest man on the planet when he entered the newly constructed Sheikh Russell Roller Skating Complex on Saturday to see the 4th Roll Ball World Cup being rolled out...

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    Mushfiq to stay as captain, lose keeping

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:15pm on February 18, 2017

    Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur Rahim is all set to retain Test captaincy but may lose his wicketkeeping job in the forthcoming Sri Lanka tour, said Bangladesh Cricket Board officials on Saturday...