• ‘This win started in Galle’

    Tamim Iqbal, the man-of-the-match in Bangladesh’s historic four-wicket win in the second Test match against Sri Lanka today, said the 259-run defeat in the first Test in Galle worked as an impetus for their win in Colombo.

  • Gregarious keep going

    The Gregarious notched up a massive 94-29 win over Bakshi Bazar in the UniMed and UniHealth Premier Division Basketball League at the Dhanmondi Basketball Gymnasium yesterday.

  • Nicholls answers critics with rescue ton for NZ

    Henry Nicholls answered his critics with a maiden century to rescue New Zealand on a torrid first day for batsmen in the second Test against South Africa on Thursday.

  • Smith, Maxwell power Australia to 299-4

    Under-fire skipper Steve Smith cracked a gritty century as he combined with the recalled Glenn Maxwell to give Australia the opening day honours in the third Test against India in Ranchi Thursday.

  • Kyrgios stuns Djokovic again

    Nick Kyrgios overpowered Novak Djokovic for the second time in as many weeks on Wednesday to book an Indian Wells quarter-final against Roger Federer, who swatted aside old foe Rafael Nadal.

  • Tigers trail hosts by 124 runs after Day-2

    Bangladesh trailed Sri Lanka by 124 runs with five wickets remaining in their first innings when the umpire called stumps on day-2 of the second Test of the series at Colombo’s P Sara Oval today.

  • Premier division basketball

    The Gregarious, The Greggs Club and Eagles Club won their respective matches of the Unimed Unihealth Premier Division Basketball League at the Dhanmdoni Indoor Basketball Gymnasium yesterday.

  • Celebratory start for Tigers’ 100th Test

    Bangladesh’s 100th Test at the P Sara Oval in Colombo this morning, started on a special note before a pre-match ceremony to mark the auspicious occasion.

  • Federer, Nadal, Djokovic advance to ATP Indian Wells 4th round

    Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer booked a mouthwatering fourth-round clash at the ATP Indian Wells Masters on Tuesday, where five-time champion Novak Djokovic also advanced from the "group of death".

  • Sri Lanka 238 for 7 after Day-1

    When bad light compelled umpires to call stumps on day-1, Sri Lanka reached 238 for 7 in 83.1 overs against Bangladesh during the second Test of the series at P Sara Oval, Colombo today.

  • Bangladesh vs Afghanistan live score update

    Emerging Cup takes shape

    Bangladesh will take on Hong Kong at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium (SKICS)-1 on March 27 in one of the opening day's matches of the Emerging Teams Asia Cup.

  • Green grass of New Zealand delights South Africa

    After four days of rain the covers were peeled off the Basin Reserve wicket on Tuesday and to South Africa's delight it was green ahead of the second Test against New Zealand.

  • Herath leads Lanka's crushing win over Tigers

    Rangana Herath grabbed six wickets in the second innings to become Test cricket's most successful left-arm spinner as Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by 259 runs in their first Test at Galle on Saturday.

  • Herath becomes most successful left-arm spinner

    Sri Lanka’s stand-in skipper Rangana Herath became the most successful left-arm spinner in Test history after taking the wicket of Liton Das on the fifth afternoon of the first Test against Bangladesh at the Galle International Stadium today.

  • Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 259 runs

    Sri Lanka showed their supremacy in the longest format of cricket when they defeated Bangladesh by a massive margin of 259 runs in the first Test to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series at Galle today.

  • Play called off for Day-4

    Play was called off for day-4 due to bad light during the last session of the first Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at Galle today.


    If you think wicketkeeping is an issue in Bangladesh with Mushfiqur Rahim giving up the gloves to Liton Das for this tour, have a gander at Sri Lanka. When Liton joined Mushfiqur at the crease yesterday, there were a total of seven keepers on the field

  • Williamson leads fightback by injury-hit NZ

    South Africa made Kane Williamson their number one target as the battling New Zealander ensured his side prospered despite a crippling injury to Ross Taylor on day two of the first Test Thursday.

  • Play called off for Day-3, BD trail hosts by 182 runs

    Bangladesh trailed Sri Lanka by 182 runs with one wicket remaining in their first innings when the players left the field for tea on day-3 of the first Test at the Galle International Stadium today.


    In the sixth over of the first day Subashis Roy had prematurely rejoiced at picking up Kusal Mendis's wicket first ball, only for the eventual centurion to be recalled after replays showed that Subashis had overstepped the line.

  • Elgar century lifts South Africa in Dunedin

    Dean Elgar made the most of being dropped early in his innings to score his seventh Test century and anchor South Africa's 229 for four at the close of play on the opening day of the first Test against New Zealand in Dunedin on Wednesday.

  • Tigers trail Sri Lanka by 361 runs after Day-2

    Bangladesh trail Sri Lanka by 361 runs with 8 wickets remaining in their first innings of the first Test at the Galle International Stadium today.

  • Bayern run riot again to crush dispirited Arsenal

    For an hour Arsenal were at least salvaging some pride against Bayern Munich, then the ceiling came crashing down as they exited the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday with a matching pair of 5-1 defeats against the merciless Bundesliga giants.

  • Tigers wilt after inspiring start

    Cricket is a game of fine margins. If the coin had been angled differently when it hit the Galle International Stadium pitch yesterday, maybe it would have been Bangladesh enjoying a batting-friendly pitch and the Sri Lankans toiling away in the heat.

  • Fizz looking good on return

    One of the points of interest surrounding the first Test is the return of the Fizz. Mustafizur Rahman, one of the most beloved Bangladesh cricketers, is only playing his third Test.

  • Sri Lanka score 321 for 4 after Day-1

    Sri Lanka amassed 321 for 4 after 88 overs after the first day of the first Test against Bangladesh at the Galle International Stadium today.

  • Kusal, Asela take hosts to 321 after Day-1

    A blistering century from Kusal Mendis and 85 from Asela Gunaratne enabled the hosts to pile up 321 for 4 after 88 overs in the first Test against Bangladesh at the Galle International Stadium today.

  • 'Fizz will make them work hard'

    Midway through the captains' press conference yesterday, on the eve of the first Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in Galle, Mushfiqur Rahim quietly made one of the strongest statements of his tenure.

  • Bangladesh vs Afghanistan live score update

    A rise in rankings beckons Bangladesh

    Bangladesh will have a chance to overtake the West Indies in the points table if it is able to pull off a victory in a two-Test series against Sri Lanka that starts in Galle on Tuesday.

  • Pujara leads India's fightback

    Australian seamer Josh Hazlewood took three wickets, including the prized scalp of skipper Virat Kohli, to damage India's fightback on the third day of a closely-fought second Test Monday.