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Nayeem ruled out of 2nd Test against SL, doubtful for WI series

`Debashish Chowdhury, the Bangladesh cricket team's chief physician, confirmed that Nayeem Hasan has been ruled out of the second Test against Sri Lanka due the finger injury he sustained in the opening game of the two-match series according to Cricbuzz. Chowdhury also added that chances of the offspinner making the...

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Covid hits New Zealand cricket squad

LONDON, May 20 (AFP): Three of New Zealand's touring party have tested positive for coronavirus but their four-day warm-up match against English county Sussex will still go ahead, cricket chiefs said on Friday.Batsman Henry Nicholls, seamer Blair Tickner and bowling coach Shane Jurgensen were flagged after a round of tests...

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FIFA picks first female referees for men's World Cup in Qatar

PARIS, May 20 (AP): Female referees will make World Cup history this year by working games at a major men's tournament for the first time in Qatar.Three female referees and three female assistant referees were announced Thursday by FIFA among 129 officials selected for World Cup duty, including one man...

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Kohli keeps Bangalore IPL hopes alive

Royal Challengers Bangalore kept their playoffs hopes alive after a commanding win over Gujarat Titans that took them to 16 points, with Virat Kohli top-scoring in a clinical chase, according to Cricbuzz.Kohli took a couple of overs to get his eye in before announcing his intentions with lofts straight down...

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Bashundhara face Mohun Bagan in AFC Cup today

Spirited Bashundhara Kings take on local heavy weight ATK Mohun Bagan in their second group D match of the AFC Cup scheduled to be held today (Saturday) at Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata, reports BSS.The match kicks off at 5 pm (BST).The Bangladesh premier league champions Kings tasted their tournament...

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'Nagad Cup Golf Tournament 2022'

Vice-president of Kurmitola Golf Club, GOC and Area Commander, Logistics Area Major General Md Zahirul Islam inaugurating 'Nagad Cup Golf Tournament 2022' at Kurmitola Golf Club in Dhaka Cantonment on Friday — ISPR

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Last chance for Messi, Ronaldo to lift a WC

PARIS, May 20 (AFP): As the football world prepares to head to Qatar in six months' time, this World Cup is set to bookend the era in which Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been the sport's two pre-eminent players.At the time, it felt like the 2018 tournament in Russia...

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Chelsea set to finish third

LONDON, May 20 (Reuters): Chelsea defender Marco Alonso on Thursday scored a glorious equaliser to earn a 1-1 home draw with Leicester City, despite the hosts being wasteful on the night.The result meant that Chelsea effectively sealed third place in the English Premier League ahead of the final round of...

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