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Bangladesh hosting tri-series after eight years

Sports Correspondent: Bangladesh is all set to arrange a tri-nation series with Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe in January of the upcoming new year, eight years after hosting a tri-series with India and Sri Lanka in 2010.

Real Madrid beats Al Jazira, reaches Club World Cup final

Sports Desk: Gareth Bale scored an 81st-minute winner as Real Madrid came from behind to beat Emirates club Al Jazira 2-1 on Wednesday and reach the Club World Cup final.

Rohit smashes third ODI double ton against Sri Lanka

Sports Correspondent: Opener Rohit Sharma smashed his third one-day international double century to set up India's comprehensive 141-run win against Sri Lanka in the second match of the series at Mohali on Wednesday.

Hodge named Kings XI Punjab's head coach

Sports Desk: Brad Hodge has been appointed as the head coach of IPL side Kings XI Punjab. Hodge will report to former KXIP player Virender Sehwag, who now serves as the franchise's Director of Cricket.

Rangpur Riders beat Dhaka Dynamites, clinch BPL 2017 title

Sports Correspondent: Rangpur Riders emerged as the new champion dethroning Shakib Al Hasan-led Dhaka Dynamites beating them by 57 runs to win the title of the Bangladesh Premier League 2017 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday.

Dhaka-Rangpur clash in BPL final today

Sports Desk: Dhaka Dynamites and Rangpur Riders are all set to face in the final clash of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) today (Tuesday).

New Zealand seal series 2-0 against West Indies

Sports Desk: A brutal spell from Neil Wagner, including three wickets and a broken arm, led New Zealand to a comprehensive victory over the Windies in Hamilton on Tuesday.

Nasir Jamshed handed one-year ban

Sports Desk: Tainted opener Nasir Jamshed, believed to be a prime suspect in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) spot-fixing case, has been handed a one-year ban by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU), a top PCB official told DawnNews on Monday.

Lionel Messi equals historic Gerd Muller goal record

Sports Desk: Lionel Messi matched Gerd Muller's long-standing record for scoring the most goals for one club in the top five European leagues on Sunday, netting the second in Barcelona's 2-0 win against Villarreal.

Shakib replaces Mushfiqur as Test captain

Sports Correspondent: Shakib Al Hasan has replaced Mushfiqur Rahim as Test captain.

ICC to discuss pollution issue

Sports Desk: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has finally broken silence over the Delhi Test which drew wide criticism after being played amid high pollution, saying it will discuss the issue in its February meeting.

Dhaka secures spot in BPL final

Sports Desk: Dhaka Dynamites beat Comilla Victorians by 95 runs in the first qualifier of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL)-2017, securing the spot in final of the tournament.

Gayle hits record sixes

Sports Correspondent: Chris Gayle becomes the first player to hit 800 sixes in T20 cricket.

Gayle's blistering century eliminates Khulna Titans

Sports Desk: A blistering century from Chris Gayle powered Rangpur Riders to a comfortable 8-wicket win against Khulna Titans in the Eliminator match of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2017 on Friday.

Real Madrid's Ronaldo breaks Champions League record

Sports Desk: Ronaldo becomes first to score in all six group-stage games with a gorgeous curled effort after 12 minutes, Ronaldo became the first player to be on target in every game in a single Champions League group stage.