Kolkata Test: Battered and bruised Bangladesh make it to Day 3


Thebdexpress Despite losing their first four wickets for just 13 runs, Bangladesh managed to make it to the third day of Kolkata Test Mushfiqur Rahim hit his 21st Test fifty to check the batting collapse and guided the Tigers to the third day in spite of some serious fear of losing the game within two days. Bangladesh posted 152 for ...

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Germany, Croatia seal their spots


Thebdexpress The Netherlands, Germany and World Cup finalists Croatia qualified for Euro 2020 on Saturday as the trio booked their places at next summer’s finals. Austria also made it through to the tournament, which kicks off in Rome on June 12, with 16 sides now ensured of a spot at the 24-team event and only four places remaining from the ...

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Bangladesh post historic Test victory against England


Correspondent: Bangladesh Sunday recorded their first Test victory over England, taking all ten wickets in a single session thanks to teenage off-spin sensation Mehedi Hasan to win the second Test by 108 runs and square the series. Celebrations erupted at Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Stadium and across the country as Bangladeshis revelled in one of the proudest moments in their sporting history. ...

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England beat Bangladesh by 21 runs in first one-day

ben-stokes-thebdexpress England legspinner Adil Rashid has struck twice to peg back Bangladesh in their huge chase of 310 in the first ODI. Mahmudullah (25) and Mushfiqur Rahim (12) both holed out at deep midwicket going for slogs. Bangladesh opener Imrul Kayes struck a brisk half-century to take his team past 100 in the 18th over. Having struck a blazing 91-ball ...

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Margarita Mamun’s father no more

marathon1-thebdexpress Abdullah Al Mamun, father of Rio 2016 all-around rhythmic gymnastics gold-medallist Margarita Mamun, passed away in Moscow yesterday at the age of 52 after a long battle with cancer. News of his demise reached Kashipur village in Rajshahi — where Mamun was born — at around 5:30pm yesterday.  According to his relatives in Kashipur, Mamun will be buried in ...

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Indian actress refuses to apologise for pro-Pakistan comments

ramya-thebdexpress MUMBAI: Indian actress and politician Divya Spandana, more popularly known through her stage name Ramya, refused to apologise for her pro-Pakistan remarks after a sedition case had been filed against her. According to details, Divya had responded a couple of days ago to Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar’s statement that ‘going to hell and going to Pakistan would be ...

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Whitewash as Sri Lanka wins 3rd Australia Test

srilanka Sri Lanka clinched their first series whitewash over a major cricketing nation Wednesday as they won the third and final Test against Australia by 163 runs, with spinner Rangana Herath taking 7-64. Set a formidable target of 324 in their second innings at Colombo’s Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC), the tourists were all out for 160 following a batting collapse ...

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Mustafizur shoulder surgery successful

mostafiz-thebdexpress Mustafizur Rahman, the left-arm paceman, underwent surgery on his left shoulder on Thursday (August 11) at the BUPA Cromwell Hospital in London. The operation was performed by Dr Andrew Wallace, the renowned shoulder surgeon, the Bangladesh Cricket Board said in a release. But officials said the bowling sensation will remain off the pitch for at least four months. Dr Debashis ...

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Preparing for the prize fight

Asia_cup-thebdexpress Bangladesh cricket fans can hardly wait for today’s auspicious occasion when the Tigers start their Asia Cup T20 final against India at their beloved cricket ground in Mirpur. As usual there is a wide range of issues, from daily sufferings to major political topics, to discuss but apparently all those have taken a back seat as the country’s sports-loving ...

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Bangladesh safe for int’l cricket: BCB


Thebdexpress Report।। Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Wednesday said that the country is absolutely safe for hosting international cricket. The BCB issued a statement regarding the two-match Bangladesh-Australia Test series at home, now set to be scrapped for security reason. The statement said the BCB is dismayed at the apparent attempt by certain quarters in trying to project Bangladesh as ...

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