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England collapse to give New Zealand T20 series lead

WT24 Desk A dramatic England collapse which saw five wickets fall for only 10 runs allowed New Zealand to snatch a 14-run victory in their Twenty20 international in Nelson Tuesday, AFP reports. It also put New Zealand 2-1 ahead in the series with two games to play. England were on track to overhaul New Zealand’s 180 when they reached 139 ...

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Rohit blames ‘unsmart fielding’ for Bangladesh defeat

WT24 Desk Stand-in India skipper Rohit Sharma rued the fact that his team could not come out a good performance on the field in the first T20I against Bangladesh which the visitors won by seven wickets, IANS reports. Put in to bat, India managed 148 for 6 as they lost wickets at regular intervals during the course of their allotted ...

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Musfiqur fifty gives Bangladesh maiden T20I win over India

WT24 Desk Bangladesh recorded their first-ever win against India in the shortest format of the game on Sunday. Tigers overpowered India by seven wickets in Delhi in the first of three-match T20 series. Pacers Aminul Islam and Shafiul Islam helped the Tigers bind the hosts to the humble total by taking two wickets each at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium ...

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Mahmudullah says they’re trying to adapt to Delhi conditions

WT24 Desk Bangladesh players trained in masks in gloomy smog Saturday ahead of the opening match of their India tour but insisted they have no choice but to endure the conditions in pollution-stricken New Delhi, AFP reports. Liton Das, Shafiul Islam, Aminul Islam and bowling coach Daniel Vettori all wore masks in their final training for the Twenty20 international but ...

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Tigers struggle with itchy eyes, sore throat but OK with Delhi air

WT24 Desk Delhi’s air pollution has left several Bangladesh players with sore throats and itchy eyes but coach Russell Domingo dismissed any health concerns and said they were focused on giving a good account of themselves in Sunday’s Twenty20 match against India, Reuters reports. The city government instructed schools in Delhi on Friday to remain shut until 5 November as ...

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Chattogram Abahani skipper Jamal hopeful to lift crown

WT24 Desk Host Chattogram Abahani Limited’s skipper Jamal Bhuiyan expressed his high hope on winning the crown of the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup football tournament, BSS reports. He was speaking at a pre final press conference held on Wednesday at meeting room of the MA Aziz Stadium, the venue of the final, in Chattogram. Chattagram Abahani locks horn against ...

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Shakib steps down from MCC Cricket Committee

WT24 Desk Right after the decision of the International Cricket Council (ICC) to ban Bangladesh star player Shakib Al Hasan for two years, with one of that is suspended, the all-rounder has stepped down from the world cricket committee of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), Agencies report.  Mike Gatting, Chairman of the World Cricket committee,  in a media release said: “We’re ...

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Timeline of Shakib Al Hasan’s chats with suspected bookie

WT24 Desk The Bangladesh all-rounder has been banned by the ICC for two years, one year suspended, for failing to report these approaches, PTI reports. Following is the timeline of the conversations between Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan and suspected Indian bookie Deepak Aggarwal that was released by the International Cricket Council. Shakib has been banned for two years, one ...

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Mominul to lead in India Tests

Mahmudullah will lead the Tigers in T20s in India after Shakib ban WT24 Desk Bangladesh Cricket Board has appointed Mominul Haque captain for the Test series during the upcoming India tour and Mahmudullah for the T20 matches after regular skipper Shakib Al Hasan was banned, Agencies report. The BCB made the announcement on the changes to the squads shortly after ...

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Sheikh Kamal Football: Chattogram Abahani storm into final

Defeat Gokulam Kerala 3-2 in 1st semifinal WT24 Desk A header by Nigerian forward Chinedu Matthew in the extra time guided former champions and hosts Chattogram Abahani Limited to the final of the Sheikh Kamal International Club Cup Football Tournament eliminating Sree Gokulam Kerala FC of India by 3-2 goals in the first semifinal at floodlit MA Aziz Stadium here ...

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