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Mushfiq rushed to hospital after head injury

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim was taken to hospital after being felled by a Tim Southee delivery on the final morning of the first Test against New Zealand in Wellington on Monday. Medical staff from both sides rushed to the wicket to tend to the diminutive batsman while an ambulance was driven on to the field. Mushfiqur made 159 in the ...

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India-Bangladesh Test to start on February 9

India and Bangladesh last played Test cricket in June 2015, when the one-off Test was drawn after a lot of rain The one-off Test between India and Bangladesh next month has been pushed back by one day. It was originally supposed to start on February 8, but the BCCI have opted for a late change to the schedule. The game, ...

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New Zealand 186-2 at tea on day 3, 1st test vs. Bangladesh

  Half centuries by Tom Latham and Kane Williamson and an aggressive innings by Ross Taylor on Saturday steered New Zealand to 186-2 at tea on the third day of the first test against Bangladesh. Latham was 65 not out and Taylor had raced to 36 from 33 balls as New Zealand worked toward its first target of avoiding the ...

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Bangladesh 542, Shakib Al Hasan 217, Mushfiqur Rahim 159

A double-century from Shakib Al Hasan and 159 stately runs from Mushfiqur Rahim drove New Zealand into the ground on the second day in Wellington. Along the way, they recorded the highest partnership for Bangladesh in Test cricket – 359 – their second highest total away from home – 542 for 7 – and endless smiles on the faces of ...

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PSG coach looking for a striker to take pressure off Edinson Cavani

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery is looking to recruit a striker in the January transfer window to take some pressure off top scorer Edinson Cavani. Cavani has scored 24 goals in all competitions this season, but the only other player scoring regularly is Brazilian winger Lucas, who has 10. Argentina winger Angel Di Maria has struggled to replicate his form ...

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Bangladesh build with Mominul fifty

Bangladesh batsman, Mominul Haque scored his 11th half-century in Tests, against New Zealnd in the first of the two-match Test series at the Basin Reserve in Wellingto on Thusday. His fifty came off 79 deliveries including nine boundaries and one over boundary along with a strike-rate of almost 62. Currently, Bangladesh are 132 for the loss of two wickets in ...

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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Hashim Amla seeks form in 100th Test

Hashim Amla will become the eighth South African to appear in 100 Test matches in the third and final Test against Sri Lanka starting at the Wanderers Stadium on Thursday. Although South Africa are overwhelming favourites after comfortable wins in the first two Tests, the match has significance for the hosts and for Amla in particular. It will be a ...

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FIFA approves 48-team World Cup for 2026 – official

FIFA’s ruling council on Tuesday unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026, with a format of 16 groups of three nations. “The FIFA Council unanimously decided on a 48-team #WorldCup as of 2026: 16 groups of 3 teams,” a tweet from FIFA’s official account said. The decision marks a major coup for the body’s ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA best player award for 4th time

ZURICH: Cristiano Ronaldo has won FIFA’s best player award for the fourth time, after Portugal and Real Madrid won both major European titles in 2016. He beat Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann to complete a sweep of top individual awards. Ronaldo’s fourth FIFA award closed the gap on five-time winner Messi, the runner-up to each Ronaldo victory, who did not ...

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Hyderabad will host India vs Bangladesh Test in February

Sports Desk: Rubbishing the rumours that his association will not host the Bangladesh Test scheduled from 13 February, the Hyderabad Cricket Association secretary K. John Manoj said they have only written a letter to the BCCI seeking release of funds to host the Bangladesh Test match and other domestic events “Let me set the record straight that HCA has never ...

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