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  • Chattogram Test session 2: Rahmat Writer : desk report September 5, 2019

    Bangladeshi bowlers are struggling to dislodge Afghanistan batsmen at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram as Rahmat Shah is very close to hitting his maiden Test hundred. In the second session of the match, Bangladesh bowled 36.2 overs but failed to ...

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  • Chattogram Test session 1: Taijul Writer : desk report September 5, 2019

    Taijul Islam, the left-arm spinner, became the fastest Bangladeshi bowler to take 100 Test wickets on Thursday. He reached the personal milestone in the first session of the one-off Test against Afghanistan at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram. It took Taijul ...

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  • 2 Koreas move toward meeting Writer : desk report September 5, 2019

    Before a meeting of the Korean neighbors in the second stage of 2022 World Cup qualifying, North Korea must navigate a potentially tricky opening fixture against Lebanon in Pyongyang on Thursday. Forty teams are still active on the road to Qatar ...

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  • England drops Woakes, picks new-look Writer : desk report September 3, 2019

    England has dropped allrounder Chris Woakes and gone with a new-look batting order for the fourth Ashes test against Australia starting on Wednesday at Old Trafford. Seam bowler Craig Overton will replace Woakes, who only took one wicket in each of ...

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  • Italy's injured list expands as Writer : desk report September 3, 2019

    Key forward Lorenzo Insigne has left Italy’s squad with a muscular problem ahead of European Championship qualifiers against Armenia and Finland. Defenders Giorgio Chiellini and Mattia De Sciglio, as well as midfielder Bryan Cristante, have also been ruled out due to ...

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  • Bangladesh Women’s Hockey team to Writer : desk report September 3, 2019

    A 22-member Bangladesh Women’s Hockey team will leave Dhaka for Singapore on Wednesday at 8:20 am to participate the Women’s Junior (U-21) AHF Cup Hockey Qualifiers scheduled on September 9–15 in Singapore. Six Asian countries– Hong Kong, Uzbekistan, Chinese Taipei, Sri ...

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  • India posts 257-run win over Writer : desk report September 3, 2019

    India’s bowlers took five wickets in just over an hour on Monday to help complete a 257-run win over West Indies and clinch a 2-0 test series victory. Set a formidable target of 468 runs, the host side could only manage ...

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  • Neymar looks set to stay Writer : desk report September 2, 2019

    Neymar looks set to stay at Paris Saint-Germain as the clock ticks down on the French league’s transfer window, which closes at midnight Monday. Much publicized talks with Barcelona have seemingly led to very little, in what appears much ado about ...

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  • Arsenal recovers to draw 2-2 Writer : desk report September 2, 2019

    Arsenal fought back from two goals down against Tottenham to draw 2-2 in the Premier League on Sunday, with the Gunners’ much-anticipated attacking trio unable to see off their fierce London rivals. Spurs shocked the home fans at Emirates Stadium to ...

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  • Malinga sets T20 bowling record, Writer : desk report September 2, 2019

    Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga became the outright highest wicket-taker in Twenty20 internationals as his team lost to New Zealand by five wickets in their series opener on Sunday. Malinga (2-23) reached 99 wickets in his 74th game when he bowled ...

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