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Mohammad Nabi becomes first Afghan player to play in IPL

Afghanistan’s Mohammad Nabi will become the first Afghan cricketer to feature in the Indian Premier League after he was sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for his base price of Rs 30 lakh. Five out of the 352 players listed for the auction in Bangalore were from Afghanistan, who have made a rapid progress in international cricket. Their players had won hearts ...

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Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi announces retirement from international cricket

Legendary Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Sunday announced his retirement from international cricket, ending an illustrious and sometimes controversial 21-year career. The 36-year-old star had already quit Tests in 2010 and ODI cricket after the 2015 World Cup but still skippered the Pakistan Twenty20 team at the 2016 world championships in India. He stepped down as captain after the tournament ...

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Messi’s 90th minute penalty give Barcelona win over Leganes

Lionel Messi scored a 90th-minute penalty for his second goal of the night to give Barcelona a 2-1 win over lowly Leganes in the Spanish league on Sunday. Messi’s spot-kick, following a questionable penalty after Neymar tumbled in the area, saved Barcelona from a second demoralizing result this week after a 4-0 loss at Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League ...

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Bangladesh in last 16 of Roll Ball World Cup

Bangladesh stayed in the last 16 team race of the 4th Roll Ball World Cup after 11-0 victory against Myanmar in their Group D third match at Shaheed Suhrawardy Indoor Stadium (SSIS) in Mirpur on Sunday. In the day’s match, Ridoy Hosen scored three goals. Arafat Alam, Sagor Hossain and Waliur Rahman scored two goals each. Nowsif Hossain Dipro and ...

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Dhoni’s video of crawling with daughter Ziva goes viral (Video)

It was in February two years ago that then Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni had also become Daddy Dhoni. He was in Australia for the 50-over World Cup and did not return to India to see his newly-born daughter. Back then, journalists had even asked him if he would have preferred to stay in India, but his response ...

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ICC WWC Qualifiers: Bangladesh to chase 145 runs to win

Ireland Women posted a 145-run target for Bangladesh women  in their first super league match of the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifiers at Colombo Cricket Club ground on Wednesday. Sent in to bat, Irish women managed 144 all out in 47.1 overs where Laura Delany and Clare Shillington contributed 37-run each. Besides, Meg Kendal (16), Isobel Joyce (24) and Mary ...

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Manchester United maintain unbeaten run with comfortable 3-0 win vs Leicester

Manchester United continued their push for a top-four finish with a comfortable 3-0 victory at champions Leicester City on Sunday, extending their unbeaten Premier League run to 15 games. Henrikh Mkhitaryan put United ahead in the 42nd minute before Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored 88 seconds later, for his 15th league goal of the season. Juan Mata grabbed the third goal in ...

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Tiger Woods pulls out of Dubai Desert Classic after back spasm

Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the Dubai Desert Classic before the second round, because of a back problem. The 14-time major winner only returned to action in December after 15 months out following two back operations. Woods, 41, struggled in the first round in Dubai as he shot a five-over 77. His agent Mark Steinberg said the American suffered a ...

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Virat Kohli adorns the cover of 2017 Wisden Almanac

Wisden Cricketers’ Almanac has unveiled Virat Kohli as its cover star for the year 2017. The Indian skipper has been given this honour thanks to the sensational form he was in last year where he scored 2595 runs in international cricket across all formats. This year’s cover image features Kohli playing a reverse-sweep, a shot which he seldom plays in ...

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Mushfiq hopes success would bring more Tests in India

Bangladesh Test skipper Mushfiqur Rahim said on Wednesday that though the forthcoming Test match against India is just another match but doing well there would help Tigers get more invitation from their strong neighbours. Bangladesh team is supposed to leave for India today to play their first ever Test match in India that will begin from February 9 at Hyderabad. ...

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