Bangladesh

Roles expand for Mahmudullah, Shakib

Bangladesh are going into the upcoming T20 World Cup with quite a few young guns in the squad, led by a young skipper Najmul Hossain Shanto. But it is two of their veterans -- Mahmudullah Riyad and Shakib Al Hasan -- who could give the side a lift with their experience in the USA and the West Indies.

Jamal's heartfelt tribute to Chhetri

Bangladesh captain Jamal Bhuiyan posted a heartfelt tribute to India’s retiring captain Sunil Chhetri on his official Facebook page today, terming the India captain an inspiration for his country and wishing him all the best.

Shakib’s grip on another top ICC ranking loosens

The race to be the No.1 ranked all-rounder at the start of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup has further intensified as two players share top billing following the latest update to the ICC Men's T20 Player Rankings.

Syed Badruddin Hossain theatre festival to honour Abul Hayat and late Mannan Hira this year

To mark the 101st birth anniversary of the late Syed Badruddin Hossain, an eminent educationist, a language movement veteran, and lifetime chairman of Padatik Nattya Sangsad (TSC), a four-day long theatre festival titled "Syed Badruddin Hossain Smrity Natyautsab o Smarak Sammanona 2024" is set to take place at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) on May 16. This theatre festival has been orchestrated annually since 2010.

World Cup squad unveiled with reserved expectations

Bangladesh are stepping on to another T20 World Cup, on the back of a disastrous outing in the 2022 edition in Australia. The make-up of the team will possibly not stir a storm in a teacup, but the expectations from the side was nevertheless questioned in context of the recently concluded series against Zimbabwe where the Tigers may not have been tested to World Cup standards.

Injury in limelight with WC squad imminent

Ahead of Bangladesh's T20 World Cup squad announcement, there appeared to be very little doubt regarding the make-up of the side, but Taskin Ahmed's late injury has stirred debates the team management will have to settle. The Bangladesh Cricket Board has officially informed that the squad is set to be announced on Tuesday.

Hamidur Rahman Cultural Center to host Calligraphy Workshop

Hamidur Rahman Cultural Center is all set to host a Calligraphy Workshop in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh. They made the announcement dedicated to art enthusiasts and cultural connoisseurs alike.

My fiance is an inspiration for me: Adhora Khan

Adhora Khan epitomizes the new generation of heroines: a budding starlet who has swiftly carved her niche in the Bengali cinema scene. Renowned for her allure, skill, and sharp wit, she stands as an exemplar for aspiring women in Bangladesh.

Dhaka awaits concerts by Anjan Dutt and Black

Winter is generally considered to be the season of concerts in Bangladesh. However, lately, concerts featuring both local and international artists are being organized throughout the year. Tomorrow, Friday, Adventor Communications will be hosting the "Rock and Rhythm 4.0: Resurrection of Black" concert at the ICCB Expo Zone. The following day, May 11th, "Anjan in Dhaka Metropolis Vol. 2" will be held at the Dhaka Arena in Purbachal.

May 8, 2024
May 8, 2024

Bangladesh duo on the rise in T20 rankings

A pair of experienced Bangladesh players have been rewarded for their good form against Zimbabwe by making giant strides on the latest ICC Men's T20I Player Rankings.

May 4, 2024
May 4, 2024

Saifuddin, Tanzid make their cases in first T20I

Bangladesh were keeping an eye on two players who would have key roles in bolstering the World Cup squad. Mohammad Saifuddin’s three wickets and Tanzid Hasan’s debut fifty against Zimbabwe during the eight-wicket win in the first T20I in Chattogram on Friday would reassure the team management ahead of the T20 World Cup in June.

April 30, 2024
April 30, 2024

Beximco Pharma’s Q3 profits soar 51%

Beximco Pharmaceuticals’ profits in the January-March period of fiscal year (FY) 2023-24 grew by 51 percent from that in the same period of the previous fiscal year, owing to higher sales and efficient cost management.

April 28, 2024
April 28, 2024

Saifuddin's 18-month wait ends with Zim series

Mohammad Saifuddin returned to the national team squad for the first time in 18 months as Bangladesh Cricket Board today announced a 15-member squad for the first three matches of the Zimbabwe T20 series, starting on May 3.

April 28, 2024
April 28, 2024

Joty hopes to revive positive vibes

Bangladesh women's cricket team skipper Nigar Sultana Joty said she wanted to bring back the positive atmosphere surrounding her team with good performances against India in the five-match T20I series, starting today at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium.

April 21, 2024
April 21, 2024

Rising to resilience: Bangladesh's journey towards sustainable climate adaptation

As Bangladesh proudly hosts the ninth global National Adaptation Plan (NAP) Expo this week, the world turns its gaze to a nation that not only faces formidable climate challenges but is also leading by example in climate adaptation.

April 21, 2024
April 21, 2024

ICC delegation to inspect women’s T20 WC venues

An ICC delegation arrived in Bangladesh on Sunday to inspect venues of the upcoming women’s T20 World Cup to be hosted by the country in September-October.

April 20, 2024
April 20, 2024

Hockey league playoff next month

Defending champions Dhaka Mariner Youngs Club and title-rivals Abahani were unanimous in their opposition to playing the playoff of the Green Delta Insurance Dhaka Premier Division Hockey League on Sunday, asking Bangladesh Hockey Federation to arrange a later date for the title-deciding match.

April 19, 2024
April 19, 2024

Two-goal regret for Sabuj

Penalty-corner specialist Shohanur Rahman Sabuj returned with a broken heart after missing out on a golden opportunity to break a 29-year-old record for the highest goal-scorer in the Premier Division Hockey League.

April 18, 2024
April 18, 2024

Will Mushtaq make his presence felt?

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) appointed former Pakistani leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed as the national team's spin bowling coach on Tuesday. The decision seemed like a curious one given the dearth of leg-spinners in the national team and the country itself.

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