Dhaka: 3:37 AM, Fri, 21 Jun, 2019

Shakib takes 2 as Bangladesh take back control

Sports Desk: Bangladesh made a turnaround against West Indies after the Caribbeans lost Nicholas Pooran and Evin Lewis to Shakib Al Hasan.

Bangladesh win toss, opt to bowl against WI

Sports Desk: Bangladesh have won the toss and opted to bowl first against West Indies in the 23rd game of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at Taunton on Monday.

India beat Pakistan by 89 runs

Sports Desk: India defeated Pakistan by 89 runs in a rain-interrupted World Cup match at Old Trafford on Sunday, boosting their chances of a semi-final spot while pushing their Asian rivals closer to elimination.

Tigers expect triumph against familiar opponent

Yeasin Hasan from Taunton: Bangladesh have dominated West Indies in the recent past, winning seven out of nine matches.

Shana creates new history in Netherlands

Sports Correspondent: Bangladesh’s premier archer Mohammad Ruman Shana has created a new history by bagging the country’s first-ever medal – a bronze – in the World Archery Championships on Sunday.

India set 337-run target for Pakistan

Sports Desk: India set 337-run target for Pakistan in the 22nd match of ICC Cricket World Cup-2019 at Old Trafford Manchester on Sunday.

India-Pakistan match today

Sports Desk: Today is the most important day for any cricket fan across as the world as the two arch-rivals, India and Pakistan, will face-off at the Old Trafford stadium, Manchester.

Copa América: Colombia beat Argentina

Sports Desk: Roger Martinez scored an outstanding goal as Colombia beat Argentina 2-0 in an exciting finale to a Copa América Group B opener on Saturday that burst into life after a sluggish start.

Tigers ready to face WI after short ball ‘homework’

Yeasin Hasan, From Taunton: Short-of-good-length deliveries are main weapon of West Indies. Caribbean pacers are unique in this sector. So, Bangladesh players have followed a major homework to face such balls in the next match against West Indies in Taunton.

South Africa beat Afghanistan for first win

Sports Desk: South Africa revived their World Cup hopes with a nine-wicket victory over Afghanistan in Cardiff.

Australia beat Lanka, top of World Cup table

Sports Desk: Australia moved to the top of the World Cup group table as heroics from Aaron Finch and Mitchell Starc secured an 87-run win over Sri Lanka.

Mushfiq under observations

Yeasin Hassan, From Taunton: Bangladesh’s senior middle order batsman Mushfiqur Rahim has been kept under observations as he was hit by a ball while batting in the nets in Taunton on Saturday.

Eoin Morgan in doubt against Afghanistan

Sports Desk: Jason Roy and Eoin Morgan have emerged as serious doubts for England's next World Cup fixture, against Afghanistan at Old Trafford on Tuesday, with the two men facing scans on their left hamstring and back respectively.

England beat West Indies by 8 wickets

Sports Desk: England hammered West Indies to take a significant step towards the World Cup semi-finals, but sustained injuries to Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy along the way.

Bangladesh promotes 5 spots in Fifa ranking

Sports Desk: Bangladesh football team have risen five places to 183rd with 922 points in the latest Fifa ranking released on Friday.