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Tigers win warm-up match against UWI VC's XI

KINGSTON, July 20 (http://www.jamaicaobserver.com): Bangladesh registered a confidence-boosting four-wicket victory over a University of the West Indies (UWI) Vice Chancellor's XI in a one-off day/night 50 over contest at Sabina Park on Thursday.Set a target of 228, after the Vice Chancellor's XI mustered 227-9 from their allotment, Bangladesh made heavy...

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Lanka 277-9 at stumps against South Africa in second Test

COLOMBO, July 20 (AFP): Spinner Keshav Maharaj thanked his lucky stars as well as the pitch on Friday after his record eight-wicket haul helped South Africa fight back on the opening day of the second Test against Sri Lanka."I think it was written in the stars by God that things...

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BCB announces BD A team for 3rd one-day match against SL A

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced a 15-member Bangladesh A team for the third and final one-day match against the touring Sri Lanka A team, reports UNB.The match is scheduled to be held tomorrow (Sunday) at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet.Bangladesh A team: Soumya Sarker, Mohammad Mithun, Afif Hossain, Khaled...

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Faraaz Gold Cup Inter-Univ Football begins on July 25

The Shahjalal Islami Bank Faraaz Gold Cup Inter-Private University Football Tournament'2018 will begin at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in the city on July 25, reports UNB.Over 20 private universities, will participate in the 2nd version of the meet.

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Neymar rules out Real Madrid move, staying at PSG

SAO PAULO, July 20 (Agencies): Brazilian superstar Neymar sought on Thursday to quash speculation about his future, insisting he planned to remain with French giants Paris Saint-Germain."I'm staying, I'm staying in Paris, I have a contract," Neymar told reporters at an auction to raise money for his charitable foundation in...

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Fakhar becomes first Pak cricketer to score double century in ODIs

Opening batsman Fakhar Zaman on Friday became the first Pakistan cricketer to score a double century in one-day internationals, reports https://sports.ndtv.com. Fakhar Zaman achieved the feat during the fourth ODI against Zimbabwe at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on Friday. The Pakistan left-hander is the sixth international cricketer to cross...

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic organisers reveal ticket prices

TOKYO, July 20 (AFP): Tokyo Olympic organisers unveiled ticket prices on Friday for the 2020 Games ranging from 2020 yen ($18) up to $2,760, largely in line with prices at the London Olympics in 2012.More than half the tickets on sale will cost less than 8,000 yen ($71), according to...

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Ronaldo accepts punishment in tax evasion case

CAPETOWN, South Africa, July 20 (Agencies): Star Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo has accepted the punishment of a two-year suspended prison sentence and a fine of 12.1 million pounds in a tax evasion case in which he was found guilty by the Spanish authorities, Sports24 reported.The 33-year-old has already paid 12.1...

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Sports court annuls AC Milan Europa League ban

LAUSANNE, July 20 (AFP): The Court of Arbitration for Sport overturned on Friday a European ban imposed on AC Milan for violating UEFA's financial fair play rules, calling the punishment "not proportionate."UEFA banned Milan from playing in next season's Europa League citing the club's failure to meet the "break-even requirement,"...

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Ashes 2019 series begins on Aug 01

LONDON, July 20 (IANS): The next Ashes Test cricket series between Australia and England will be held from August 01 to September 16, 2019 in the UK, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Thursday.While the first Test begins in Edgbasaton, the second Test will run from August...

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