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Sylhet Sixers hint at signing David Warner

  

PNS Desk: Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) team Sylhet Sixers have posted a video in their official Facebook page hinting that they have signed big-hitting left-handed batsman David Warner.The video teaser has the caption “He is a leader. He is a mighty hitter. He is a superstar. Who do you think is going to come as a new Sixer this season?” But they make it pretty obvious in the video that they have signed Warner as the video is a compilation of his big hits. The Australian...

Palestine win Bangabandhu Gold Cup

  

PNS Desk: Palestine for the first time clinched the title of Bangabandhu Gold Cup International Football Tournament defeating Tajikistan.The only goal came through a penalty shootout after a goalless play in the stipulated and extra time at Bangabandhu National Stadium on Friday.In the penalty shootout Zorrilla, Iwisat, Al Battat and Al Bahdari converted their shots correctly for Palestine to clinch the 5th edition title of the six-nation tournament. Abdugaforov, Nazarov and...

BCB announces ODI squad to face Zimbabwe

  

PNS Desk: The BCB Thursday announced the 15-man squad for the three-match ODI home series against Zimbabwe. All-rounder Saifuddin made a comeback to the ODI squad while Fazle Rabbi got his maiden call-up to the national team.Bangladesh are dealing with injuries as opener Tamim Iqbal is suffering from hand fracture and all-rounder Shakib al Hasan is nursing infection in his injured little left finger. ODI captain Mashrafe bin Mortaza and middle-order batsmen Mushfiqur Rahim and...

Palestine knock-out gritty Bangladesh in Gold Cup

  

PNS Desk: Bangladesh put up yet another brave display against a much stronger and more physical Palestine side but ultimately lost the semifinal of Bangabandhu Gold Cup 2018 by 2-0 on Wednes. With the win amid the drizzling in a rain-soaked Bir Shrestha Ruhul Amin Stadium in Cox’s Bazar, Palestine reached the final to face Tajikistan on Friday in Dhaka.A slow start cost the home side as they conceded an early goal from a set-piece before getting any sort of rhytm. But as Jamie Day said...

Khadija’s six-for wins one-off ODI for Tigresses against Pakistan

  

PNS Desk: A career best six-wicket haul by spinner Khadija Tul Kubra enabled hosts Bangladesh Women’s team to win the one-off ODI beating touring Pakistan Women’s team by six wickets at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in the country’s premier tourist town of Cox’s Bazar on Monday. It will be a moral boost for Bangladesh Women’s team ahead of the Women’s World Cup Cricket after being whitewashed in the four-match T20 series against Pakistan at the same venue. It was a...

Bangladesh girls clinch Saff U-18 title

  

PNS Desk: Bangladesh clinched the six-nation maiden SAFF U-18 Women’s crown with all-win record beating Nepal by 1-0 goal in the final at the floodlit Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu, Bhutan on Sunday. This was the 2nd consecutive victory for Bangladesh team against Nepal in the ongoing SAFF Championship after beating the Himalayan nation by 2-1 goals in group match. Masura Parvin scored the match-winner for Bangladesh in the 49th minute by a header from close, off a long free kick...

Shakib Injury: A case of sheer negligence?

  

PNS Desk: Prior to his departure for Australia on Friday night, premier Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan said that his injured finger would never be the same again.“This finger [his left little finger] will not be 100 per cent okay again. Since the bone is soft here, there is no possibility to fix it like it was before. By operating they [the doctors] will bring it to a position so that I can grip the bat well and continue my career as a cricketer,” Shakib told reporters with a...

Misfiring Bangladesh concede narrow defeat against Philippines

  

PNS Desk: Hosts Bangladesh put up a brave and dominating display but yet conceded a narrow 1-0 defeat against a much higher-ranked Philippines side in their final Group B match of the Bangabandhu Gold Cup 2018 at the jam-packed Sylhet District Stadium on Friday evening.The home side thoroughly controlled the game and created a series of chances to entertain more than 30 thousand people in the gallery and the rooftops of the surrounding buildings but their fighting spirit was dented away...

U-18 girls into Saff final

  

PNS Desk: Bangladesh through to final of the six-nation first SAFF Under-18 Women's Championship by routing hosts Bhutan 4-0 goals in the 2nd semifinal at Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu on Friday. Bangladesh will play the final of the maiden edition championship against Nepal at the same venue on Sunday (Oct 7). Nepal reached into the final denying the South Asian giant India by 1(2) - 1(1) goals in a penalty shootout in the 1st semifinal after 1-1 in the stipulated and extra time...

India defeat Bangladesh by 2 runs to...

  

PNS Desk: Hosts Bangladesh narrowly missed the final of the eight-nation ACC U-19 Asia Cup Cricket losing to three times champions India by just two runs in the first semifinal at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on Thursday. Bangladesh again lost to India narrowly for poor match temperament requiring only 12 runs off 48 balls with four wickets in hand, but failed to utilize golden chance due to lower order collapse. Finally, Bangladesh needed only three runs off 22...

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