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    Starless BPL kicks off today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    The country’s premier Twenty20 competition Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League will commence today in somewhat underwhelming manner, with four teams taking the field...

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    BCB backtracks on its own rule

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board has backpedalled from its previous hard stance on every team playing at least one leg-spinner and a 140kmph pacer in all the matches of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League, said...

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    BPL gets three foreign skippers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:59pm on December 10, 2019

    Three participating teams in the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League on Tuesday placed their faith on foreign recruits instead of local players for the role of captaincy in the new...

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    Gibbs wants to make Sylhet fearless

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:05pm on December 10, 2019

    Former South African hard-hitting batsman Herschelle Gibbs on Tuesday said he was looking to install fearless approach into his Sylhet Thunder charges during the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League, starting...

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    Pakistan, Sri Lanka set for historic Test

    Agence France-Presse . Rawalpindi | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    Pakistan’s captain Azhar Ali thanked Sri Lanka Tuesday for returning to Pakistan for the first Test tour there in a decade, after a fatal militant attack on their team in 2009 drove international...

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    Curtain falls on SA Games

    Azad Majumder .  Kathmandu | Updated at 12:03am on December 11, 2019

    The curtain on the 13th SA Games fell on Tuesday with a glitzy closing ceremony of the regional sporting extravaganza bidding adieu to all athletes...

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    Arsenal relieved to end winless run since 1977

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    Arsenal caretaker manager Freddie Ljungberg believes a weight has been lifted off his players’ shoulders after a three-goal blitz in nine second-half minutes beat West Ham 3-1 on Monday to...

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    Scrutiny on Simeone as change turns to stagnation at Atletico

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2019

    Diego Simeone has called it a transition season for Atletico Madrid but while he was the best man before, results have raised doubts about whether he is right for what comes...