Cricket

Labuschagne, Smith tons guide Australia to 298-5

Marnus Labuschagne and Steve Smith both hit centuries to give Australia opening day honours against a Covid-hit Sri Lanka in the second Test on Friday. The tourists reached 298 for five at stumps after electing to bat first in their bid to clinch the two-match series in Galle. Smith, on …

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Mahmudullah: We just weren’t good enough with bat

Mahmudullah

Contrasting half-centuries by Rovman Powell and Brandon King highlighted a formidable West Indies batting effort on the way to a 35-run victory over Bangladesh in the second T20 international in Dominica on Sunday. Powell’s blistering 61 not out off 28 balls and opener King’s more measured 57 from 43 deliveries …

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Shakib is in the top ten in the ICC rankings

Shakib

Shakib Al Hasan is back in the top ten bowlers in the ICC ODI rankings. Taskin Ahmed’s ranking also has the impression of consistent performance in the same format. The right-arm pacer has jumped 15 steps in the bowlers’ rankings. The ICC on Wednesday released an update on the boys’ …

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Taskin is the father of a daughter

Taskin

For the second time, Bangladesh national team right-arm fast bowler Taskin Ahmed has become a father. On Friday (April 29) morning, Taskin announced on his official Facebook page that he was the father of a daughter. Taskin wrote on Facebook, Alhamdulillah! By the infinite mercy of Allah and the blessings …

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