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Shakib to return to cricket with BCB's T20 tournament

All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is set to comeback to the competitive cricket with the domestic T20 tournament, organised by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), said BCB president Nazmul Hassan Papon, reports BSS.Shakib's ICC imposed-ban that he is now serving for his failure to report corrupt approaches of the bookies, will...

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General Aziz Ahmed handing over trophy to the winners

Chief of Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed handing over trophy to the winners of 'Shaheed Lieutenant Jamal Tennis Tournament -2020' at Dhaka Cantonment Army Tennis and Squash Complex in the city on Sunday — ISPR

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Mahmudullah XI clinch BCB President's Cup title

Mahmudullah XI clinched the hastily-arranged BCB President's Cup on Sunday, outclassing surprise finalists the Najmul XI by seven wickets at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the city, reports UNB. Najmul XI were asked to bat first after losing the toss and posted a below par total of 173 runs...

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Leicester earn first win at Arsenal in 47 years

LONDON, Oct 26 (Reuters): Leicester City won at Arsenal for the first time in 47 years on Sunday, with substitute Jamie Vardy's late close-range header enough to secure victory in the Premier League at The Emirates.The win lifted Brendan Rogers' side to fourth on 12 points, while the Gunners stay...

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IPL final, Qualifier 1 in Dubai, other playoffs in Abu Dhabi

DUBAI, Oct 26 (PTI): Dubai will host the Qualifier 1 and IPL final while the other two play-off games will be held in Abu Dhabi, the BCCI announced on Sunday.The Qualifier 1, to be contested between the top two teams in the league standings, is scheduled for November 05 while...

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Ronaldinho tests positive for Covid-19

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 26 (AFP): Former Brazil playmaker Ronaldinho said on Sunday he had contracted coronavirus but had no symptoms.The 40-year-old ex-Barcelona and AC Milan midfielder, who won the Champions League and World Cup in an illustrious career, will remain in isolation in a Belo Horizonte hotel."Hi friends, family,...

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Djokovic eyes Sampras year-end world number one record

VIENNA, Oct 26 (AFP): Novak Djokovic said it will be "amazing" to equal childhood idol Pete Sampras's all-time record of ending the year as world number one on six occasions.Djokovic will make sure he matches the great American by winning two matches at this week's Vienna ATP tournament.The 33-year-old Serb...

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Zverev closes on top six as Sabalenka edges closer to top 10

PARIS, Oct 26 (AFP): German Alexander Zverev edged closer to the world's top six on Monday after his weekend triumph in Cologne, while Novak Djokovic chalked off another week in his bid for the record amount of time as world number one.Zverev beat Diego Schwartzman on home soil in Sunday's...

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Australia-India Boxing Day Test likely to allow fans as Melbourne eases restrictions

MELBOURNE, Oct 26 (AFP): Fans are expected to be allowed into the Melbourne Cricket Ground for the blockbuster Boxing Day Test between Australia and India, officials said on Monday (Oct 26) in a major boost for the series.Australia's second largest city has been under a coronavirus lockdown for months, and...

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