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Raza, Bennet fifties down Bangladesh in fifth T20I 

Zimbabwe won the toss and will bowl first in the fifth T20I against Bangladesh at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium today.

‘Type of cricket’ biggest concern for Tigers

The scepticism and queries over the team’s preparation were not at all surprising, considering how poorly the Tigers have fared in the last two T20 World Cups -- only winning over low-ranked Netherlands and Zimbabwe in 2022 while suffering a humiliating loss to Scotland the year before in the previous edition.

Sterling, Jackson score late as Chelsea win 3-2 over Forest

Mykhailo Mudryk also scored for Mauricio Pochettino's Chelsea, who are seventh in the table with two games remaining, fuellng their hopes in the race for a European spot next season




Bangladesh will take on Zimbabwe in the fifth and final match of the five-match T20I series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium today. 

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Highlights: James Anderson’s illustrious career 

England star James Anderson believes the "time is right" to end his Test career after revealing on Saturday that the first Test against the West Indies at Lord's on July 10 will be his final appearance in the five-day format which will bring an end to a 21-year career in which he became the most successful ever fast bowler.

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Mushtaq holds masterclass for 16 promising leg spinners

“All of you are the future of Bangladesh cricket. You all have to give your heart and soul in training… Nobody can cheat success,” Mushtaq told the group of boys

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Anderson to retire in July

 England's James Anderson will retire from test cricket after the first match of the series against West Indies at Lord's this year, he said on Saturday, ending a 21-year career in which he became the most successful ever pace bowler.

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ICC T20 WC: Shakib three wickets away from unique landmark

Shakib is currently sitting on 47 wickets in 36 matches in T20 World Cups and is the only active cricketer among the top five wicket-taker’s list in the competition.

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Schedule of Bangladesh’s tour of West Indies announced

The series will begin with the first Test in Antigua, starting on November 22 and followed by the second Test in Jamaica, commencing on November 30.

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ICC T20 WC: Shakib, Rohit set to make it nine out of nine

India have already named their World Cup squad with Rohit as their skipper. The Tigers, however, are yet to announce their 15-member squad but Shakib is expected to walk into the side if he remains fit.

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Tigers’ batting frailty exposed again

Bangladesh lost their remaining nine wickets for just 42 to be bundled out for a meagre 143 in 19.5 overs -- a display that highlights the frailty of the Tiger’s batting in T20Is

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Man City close in on Premier League title, Burnley relegated

Pep Guardiola's men were dominant but had to wait until the hour to make the points safe when Phil Foden swept in his 25th goal of the season

Man City have title 'destiny' in our hands: Guardiola

If Arsenal fail to beat United, then City can wrap up an unprecedented fourth successive English title with a victory at Tottenham on Tuesday.

Endrick in Brazil's Copa America squad but no Neymar

Teen phenomenon Endrick was named in Brazil's Copa America squad on Friday by coach Dorival Junior but there was no place for Neymar, who has been sidelined since suffering a serious knee injury on international duty in October.

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Nadal knocked out of Rome Open

Defeat to seventh seed Hurkacz casts doubt over whether clay-court icon Nadal will play at the upcoming French Open, where he has won a record 14 titles.

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Fahad’s second GM norm dream extended

Fahad, with black pieces, drew with Vahap in the 75th move to raise his point tally to 3.5 from six matches and shared fourth place along with 31 other players. Indian GMs NR Visakh and Aravindh Chithambaram jointly shared the lead with five points each.

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Ruman pleads for return to national team

Ace archer Ruman Sana has sought exemption from his suspension in a letter to the president of Bangladesh Archery Federation.

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Ashiquzzaman eyes Men’s Junior AHF Cup title

Bangladesh junior hockey team are keeping their sights on the title of next month’s Men’s Junior AHF Cup in Singapore as the players of the preliminary squad today reported to head coach Ashiquzzaman at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium.

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Strong Pakistan and Korea to play in 4th Bangabandhu Cup Int’l Kabaddi

The two Asian giants are going to play this tournament for the first time.

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Hockey federation wants to hold playoff between May 10 and 13

Bangladesh Hockey Federation (BHF) today issued letters to Dhaka Mariner Youngs Club and Abahani to take part in the playoff match to decide the title of the Dhaka Premier Hockey League between May 10 and 13.

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'Almost dead' Rublev battles illness to claim Madrid Open title

Rublev, who takes the Madrid crown from double champion Carlos Alcaraz whom he beat in the quarter-finals, said he had played despite feeling ill at times this week and hailed his doctors for helping him through.

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Russia, Belarus Olympic volunteers shown the door over 'security' fears

The French security services worry Moscow could be seeking to disrupt the Games.

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Djokovic struck with bottle from stands after winning Rome opener

Novak Djokovic was left in agony after being struck with a hard plastic water bottle as he left the court following his 6-3, 6-1 win over France's Corentin Moutet at the Rome Open which advanced him to the third round on Friday.

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Balbirnie leads Ireland to five-wicket win over Pakistan in T20I opener

Andrew Balbirnie's 77 helped guide Ireland to their first victory over Pakistan in 17 years as they won the opening Twenty20 international by five wickets in Dublin on Friday.

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Record-equalling partnership takes Gujarat to victory over Chennai

Shubman Gill and Sai Sudharsan both hit centuries in a record-equalling 210-run opening stand that helped Gujarat Titans defeat Chennai Super Kings by 35 runs in the Indian Premier League in Ahmedabad on Friday.

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Anderson's Test career under threat after McCullum talks

England cricket great James Anderson's record-breaking Test career is set to come to an end later this year following talks with head coach Brendon McCullum, the Guardian reported Friday.

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Mbappe says he will leave PSG at end of season

Kylian Mbappe confirmed on Friday that he will leave French champions Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season, with Real Madrid expected to be his next destination.

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Soumya’s different gear aided by Tanzid’s approach

Soumya Sarkar had a different gear to his batting today on his return to the squad for the last two games of the Zimbabwe T20I series. He was content on playing second fiddle to other opener Tanzid Hasan Tamim and not only did it help the team’s cause but it allowed him to get in to score an important 41 for the side as Bangladesh won by five runs in the second T20I.

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Abahani trip as Kings on brink of history

Kings' imminent milestone will be unprecedented in the history of Bangladesh football.

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Vinicius very close to first Ballon d'Or win, says Ancelotti

 Vinicius Jr's dazzling performances at Real Madrid have put the Brazilian forward in conversation to win his first Ballon d'Or and manager Carlo Ancelotti said on Friday the 23-year-old deserved to win the prestigious award.

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Soumya gets a jittery start upon return from injury

Bangladesh opener Soumya Sarker returned to the side as he replaced Liton Das at the top of the order in the fourth T2OI against Zimbabwe at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Friday. 

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Erasmus to lead as Namibia name squad for T20 World Cup

Erasmus will lead an experienced group that qualified for the ninth edition of the T20 World Cup courtesy of an unbeaten run at last year's ICC Men's T20 World Cup Africa Qualifier on home soil with JJ Smit named vice-captain.

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