The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the squad for the second Test (28 Oct – 01 Nov) against touring England to be held at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in the capital. Right-arm fast bowler Shafiul Islam ignored for the second test while Shuvashis Roy included in the squad for the first time. Bangladesh Squad: Mushfiqur Rahim (Captain), Tamim Iqbal Khan …Details . . .
England have snatched a 22-run victory from clutch of Tigers breaking the millions of hearts of cricket lovers in the first Test of a two-match series in Chittagong on Monday. The visitors took the remaining two wickets of the hosts in three deliveries off Ben Stokes in the fourth over of the first session of the fifth and final day. …Details . . .
The 2016 Olympic Games were formally opened in a colourful and pulsating ceremony at Rio’s Maracana stadium. Broadcast to an estimated audience of three billion, the ceremony celebrated Brazil’s history and natural beauty, before former marathon runner Vanderlei de Lima lit the Olympic cauldron. Wimbledon champion Andy Murray led the British team into the arena. The build-up to Rio 2016 …Details . . .
Barcelona forward Neymar will captain Brazil at the Rio 2016 Olympic football tournament, the team’s head coach said on Friday. The 24-year-old has led Brazil’s senior national team for the past two years but there was speculation he might be stripped of the skipper’s armband in Rio. Brazil coach Rogerio Micale said Neymar had “exceeded his expectations” after meeting him …Details . . .
Desk Repoter: Sussex have announced that Bangladeshi left-armer Mustafizur Rahman will unfortunately play no part in the Sharks’ upcoming NatWest T20 Blast and Royal London One-Day Cup group matches. The 20 year-old is suffering from a shoulder injury and, under the direction of the Bangladesh Cricket Board, is due to have a scan this week to ascertain whether or not …Details . . .