World Cup

Bangladesh cricket in 2020: Starts with joy, ends with hope after COVID-19 hiatus

In January-February 2020, Bangladesh national team toured Pakistan for a Test and three T20Is but failed to impress in the field. But around the same time, Bangladesh U-19 cricket team won the ICC ...

The Bangladesh cricket cricketers pose for a group photograph after winning the ICC Under-19 World Cup cricket finals between India and Bangladesh at the Senwes Park, in Potchefstroom, on 9 February 2020

Whatmore appointed Nepal head coach

Whatmore's first major task is to help Nepal reach the 2022 edition of Twenty20 World Cup in Australia

Dav Whatmore

Paolo Rossi, 1982 World Cup hero passes away

Paolo Rossi, a hero of Italian football who inspired the national side to victory in the 1982 World Cup, has died aged 64, Italian media reported on Thursday

Italian forward Paolo Rossi jubilates after scoring the first goal for his team during the World Cup semifinal soccer match against Poland on 08 July 1982 in Barcelona. Rossi scored another goal as Italy defeated Poland 2-0 to advance to the final. Photo: AFP

Maradona's death news on my mobile

As part of monitoring news, checking if anything special was happening in the country or elsewhere in the world, I was going through prime news in leading national dailies mainly English on my mobile ...

Maradona's death news on my mobile

ICC tweaks test championship rules, shifts women’s T20 World Cup

Teams will be ranked based on the percentage of points earned from completed matches to determine the finalists of the inaugural World Test Championship next year, the International Cricket Council

ICC tweaks test championship rules

Argentina beat Peru in World Cup qualifier

Argentina scored twice in the first half and were unfortunate not to score more in a dominant second as they comfortably beat Peru 2-0 in a World Cup qualifier in Lima on Tuesday.

Argentina beat Peru in World Cup qualifier

Brazil beat Uruguay as Cavani sent off

First-half goals from Arthur and Richarlison helped Brazil to a 2-0 win over Uruguay, who had Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani sent off in their 2022 World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

Brazil beat Uruguay as Cavani sent off

Pakistan confirm Younis as batting coach for two years

The Pakistan Cricket Board said the appointment of Younis will be “until, at least” the 2022 T20 World Cup, which is scheduled to be held in Australia in October-November

Pakistan retired batting greats Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq (R)

Domingo warns against picking a young player and drop him for a few failures

Domingo also clarified that there is a vast difference between the Under-19 team and national team, so the young players should be handled in a proper way

Russell Domingo with Tamim During Practice at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium

World Cup qualifier

Firmino brace help Brazil score five against Bolivia

Brazil were rampant down the flanks and the Bolivian defence had little answer to the crosses of Renan Lodi and Everton and the dangerous midfield promptings of Neymar, who was unlucky not to get his ...

Firmino brace help Brazil score five against Bolivia
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