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    Tigers brace for life without Mushfiq

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on December 27, 2016

    Bangladesh are unlikely to get the service of batsman Mushfiqur Rahim in the remaining two one-day internationals and three Twenty20 internationals against New Zealand after he suffered a hamstring injury during Monday’s series opener...

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    Bowlers face uphill task

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:19pm on December 27, 2016

    Bangladeshi bowlers face stiffer challenge ahead of the crucial second one-day international against New Zealand in Nelson as city’ Saxton Oval ground is traditionally known as batting paradise...

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    Bangladesh lift maiden int’l V-ball title

    Sudipta Ananda | Updated at 06:05pm on December 28, 2016

    Hosts Bangladesh lifted their maiden international volleyball title with a comfortable 3-0 set win over Kyrgyzstan in the final of the Bangabandhu Asian Senior Men’s Central Zone International Volleyball Championship in Dhaka on Tuesday...

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    I won’t die if I don’t win Ballon d’Or: Neymar

    Agencies . Barcelona | Updated at 12:09am on December 27, 2016

    Barcelona forward Neymar said he is ‘not going to die’ if he fails to win the FIFA Ballon d’Or and maintained that he plays the game of football to be happy, not for individual honours...

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    Bird puts Australia on top

    Agence France-Presse . Melbourne | Updated at 12:08am on December 27, 2016

    Australian seamer Jackson Bird claimed two crucial wickets just before rain stopped play on the opening day of the second Test against Pakistan at the MCG on Monday...

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    Chelsea cruise to 12th straight win

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:06am on December 27, 2016

    A supremely confident Chelsea notched a club record 12th consecutive league win on Monday to move nine points clear at the top of the Premier League, two goals from Pedro and one from Eden Hazard giving them a 3-0 victory over Bournemouth...

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    Abahani regain title with a game in hand

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:57pm on December 26, 2016

    Abahani Limited regained the Bangladesh Premier League title with a match in hand when they thrashed relegation threatened Uttar Baridhara 4-0 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium on Monday...

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    Mosaddek makes his case stronger

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:33pm on December 26, 2016

    Bangladesh’s Mossadek Hossain justified his inclusion against New Zealand in the opening game of the three-match series with an impressive fifty that is bound to give now the team management some sort of dilemma for the remainder of the series...

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    Mushfiq uncertain for remaining NZ ODIs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:25pm on December 26, 2016

    Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has become uncertain for the remaining two matches of the ongoing one-day international series against New Zealand after he picked up a hamstring injury on Monday...

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    Hosts move into final

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:13pm on December 26, 2016

    Hosts Bangladesh booked their place in the Bangabandhu Senior Men’s Asian Central Zone International Volleyball Championship final with a straight 3-0 set win over Maldives in their final group match at the Shaheed Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium on Monday...