Category: Sports

BANG-ed up!

On the 10th anniversary of their famous win over Australia in Cardiff, Bangladesh defeated the Indian team in Mirpur. Nineteen-year-old debutant Mustafizur Rahman became the second Bangladeshi bowler after Taskin Ahmed to take five wickets on debut. His performance came after a rapid 102-run opening stand between Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar which laid the platform for Bangladesh’s 307. This was their highest ODI score against India. Continue Reading..


Tarun Srikanth
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Bangladesh clinch series and seal Champions Trophy spot!

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Tarun Srikanth
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Sports must be saved from eat-and-feed

Sport, once the root of sportsmanship, cannot survive if it is nothing more than crookmanship.If a sport loses its credibility, it loses all meaning.

or most of the 20th century, the game to watch was football, if you could get a ticket. The game to hear was cricket, if you had a radio. India could have established a third path, hockey, but it fizzled out after an early spurt of glory for reasons that still escape academic attention and perhaps, therefore, popular comprehension. Continue Reading..


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