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    Du Plessis loses ball-tampering appeal

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 10:19pm on December 21, 2016

    South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has had his appeal against a ball tampering fine dismissed, the International Cricket Council said on Wednesday...

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    Tigers look for a positive start

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:12pm on December 21, 2016

    Bangladesh will be looking to make a positive start in the tour of New Zealand as they take on New Zealand XI in their only warm-up match today ahead of the bilateral series...

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    Kvitova attacked by knife-wielding burglar

    Agence France-Presse . Prague | Updated at 11:20pm on December 20, 2016

    Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova was injured after an attack by a knife-wielding burglar at her home in the eastern Czech town of Prostejov, her spokesman said on Tuesday...

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    Barca ready to make Messi best paid player in the world

    Agence France-Presse . Barcelona | Updated at 11:16pm on December 20, 2016

    Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu indicated the Spanish champions are prepared to make Lionel Messi the world’s highest-paid player to keep the Argentine superstar at the club....

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    Mane strikes late to give Reds derby joy

    Agence France-Presse . Liverpool | Updated at 11:14pm on December 20, 2016

    Jurgen Klopp finally had a reason to celebrate Christmas after Sadio Mane’s dramatic 94th-minute goal saw his side move second in the Premier League table with a 1-0 victory in the Merseyside derby at Everton on Monday...

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    Jadeja spins India to crushing win

    Agence France-Presse . Chennai | Updated at 11:12pm on December 20, 2016

    Ravindra Jadeja’s career-best 7-28 spun India to a big win in the fifth Test on Tuesday as England dramatically collapsed, slumping to a 4-0 series loss that raised questions over Alastair Cook’s captaincy...

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    Jr Tigers face tough test

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:11pm on December 20, 2016

    Bangladesh Under-19 team needs to play more professionally to beat Sri Lanka in the second semi-final of Asia Cup, said coach Abdul Karim as they take on the hosts at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo today...

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    Jayed claims six-for in bowlers’ day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on December 20, 2016

    Sylhet pacer Abu Jayed picked up six wickets as the National Cricket League resumed on Tuesday after two-month amid dominance of bowlers over batsmen in all four venues...

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    Tigers put fitness concern aside to pick Mustafiz

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:58pm on December 20, 2016

    National selectors kept pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman in Bangladesh squad for the first one-day international against New Zealand on December 26 despite some uncertainties over his fitness...

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    Tigers pick uncapped trio for first NZ ODI

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:37pm on December 20, 2016

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board on Tuesday announced a 15-man squad for the one-day warm up match at Cobham Oval (New) in Whangarei scheduled on...