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  • Table-toppers clash today

    It will be an exciting encounter when the two best teams in the Bangladesh Premier League -- defending champions Dhaka Dynamites and an inspired Comilla Victorians -- clash for the first time this season in the first game of the day at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium today.

  • Explosive duo disappoint

    The huge crowd which had gathered yesterday to witness some big hitting from West Indies giant Chris Gayle and hard-hitting Kiwi

  • Kieron Pollard

    Dhaka dancing to calypso tune

    If the Sylhet Sixers were the team to watch in the Sylhet leg of the Bangladesh Premier League, then Shakib Al Hasan's Dhaka Dynamites took the baton in the Dhaka leg as they maintained their unbeaten run by handing a 68-run defeat to the Rajshahi Kings at

  • 'I aim to entertain'

    If one were to sit down and pen a T20 world eleven, it is a safe bet that the two names selected to open the innings in most people's judgement would be the current opening pair of the Mashrafe Bin Mortaza-led Rangpur Riders. West Indies' Chris Gayle is far and away

  • BPL Matches: 77 including 12 foreigners caught betting

    Illegal betting, which allegedly claimed a life when a BBA student was killed by thugs after he tried to stop the unlawful practice in his

  • Khulna in 2nd spot after tricky chase

    Skipper Mahmudullah Riyad and Ariful Haque put on a match-winning fifth-wicket stand of 70 runs to help guide Khulna Titans to a five-wicket win,

  • Rain, goli cricket and Baz's desire

    One can only imagine the carnage that will be unleashed if both Chris Gayle and Brendon McCullum click simultaneously when they

  • BPL Points Table 2017

    Depression hits cricket fans

    Inclement weather played a part for the first time in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) yesterday when both the games were washed out without a ball being bowled at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur.

  • Liam Plunkett

    'Cricket passion is in my blood'

    Fast bowler Liam Plunkett has established himself in the England limited-overs side in the past two-three years with some fine

  • 'NOC limitations not a big deal'

    ODI skipper and Bangladesh cricket's senior statesman Mashrafe Bin Mortaza seemed unperturbed by the Bangladesh Cricket Board's

  • Mushfiqur Rahim

    Big changes in the offing

    The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is in full swing but two off-field issues have taken some sheen off the 'cricketainment'. The final

  • Comilla complete Ctg double

    Comilla Victorians registered their third consecutive win, the second over Chittagong Vikings, this time by six wickets, in a Bangladesh Premier League encounter at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium yesterday.

  • Jahurul Islam

    Pollard trumps Brathwaite

    After a few dull matches in the Dhaka leg of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur was

  • Sunil Narine

    'Relaxed Shakib gets the best out of us'

    Shakib Al Hasan led Dhaka Dynamites to the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) title last season and his star-studded side are once again on a mission for a repeat in the fifth edition of the BPL.

  • Shakib Al Hasan

    Still waiting for local prowess

    One of the most noticeable aspects of the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League is perhaps the lack of intensity in the 12 matches so

  • Second leg beginning with new promise

    After a four-week gap, the second leg of the Bangladesh Premier League starts today with a promise of tough battle as the participating teams have reshuffled their squads with the inclusion and exclusion of foreign and local players.

  • 'Media focuses more on BPL performances'

    There are many reasons behind the clamouring for performances from local domestic cricketers in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier

  • Rashid Khan

    Afghans power Victorians

    Comilla Victorians' Afghan recruits, skipper Mohammad Nabi and leg-spinner Rashid Khan, provided a winning platform with some

  • Young pace bowler Abu Jayed

    Jayed, Ariful deliver easy win

    With all the focus on the lack of quality performances from Bangladeshi players in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League, Khulna

  • Sylhet's perfect three

    Upul Tharanga and Andre Fletcher tapped into their rich vein of form for the third game in a row to set the tone of a perfect home leg

  • Victorians outclass stuttering Vikings

    Comilla Victorians cashed in on some poor cricket from Chittagong Vikings during their opening game of the Bangladesh Premier

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    Comilla Victorians all-rounder Saifuddin was busy answering questions in the post-match press conference yesterday, when suddenly

  • Practice turns into get-together

    The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) can be a taxing event to any cricketer and this, the fifth edition of the tournament, is no different. Hence it is understandable that management has afforded rest days, with yesterday being one such day.

  • Can locals join the party?

    The rickshaw-puller eagerly asked this reporter on the ride to the Sylhet District Stadium yesterday: “When is the next game of Sylhet

  • Nasir Hossain

    Dream debut for Sylhet

    The organisers could not have asked for a better place to launch the fifth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League. A full-house, a new

  • Mosaddek

    Fit Mosaddek eager for comeback

    Mosaddek Hossain has fully recovered from his eye infections and is now gearing up for his comeback with defending champions Dhaka Dynamites in the upcoming fifth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).