Dhaka: 1:46 PM, Mon, 11 Dec, 2017

Lionel Messi equals historic Gerd Muller goal record

Sports Desk: Lionel Messi matched Gerd Muller's long-standing record for scoring the most goals for one club in the top five European leagues on Sunday, netting the second in Barcelona's 2-0 win against Villarreal.

Shakib replaces Mushfiqur as Test captain

Sports Correspondent: Shakib Al Hasan has replaced Mushfiqur Rahim as Test captain.

ICC to discuss pollution issue

Sports Desk: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has finally broken silence over the Delhi Test which drew wide criticism after being played amid high pollution, saying it will discuss the issue in its February meeting.

Dhaka secures spot in BPL final

Sports Desk: Dhaka Dynamites beat Comilla Victorians by 95 runs in the first qualifier of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL)-2017, securing the spot in final of the tournament.

Gayle hits record sixes

Sports Correspondent: Chris Gayle becomes the first player to hit 800 sixes in T20 cricket.

Gayle's blistering century eliminates Khulna Titans

Sports Desk: A blistering century from Chris Gayle powered Rangpur Riders to a comfortable 8-wicket win against Khulna Titans in the Eliminator match of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2017 on Friday.

Real Madrid's Ronaldo breaks Champions League record

Sports Desk: Ronaldo becomes first to score in all six group-stage games with a gorgeous curled effort after 12 minutes, Ronaldo became the first player to be on target in every game in a single Champions League group stage.

Marcel becomes title sponsor of corporate cricket

Staff Correspondent: Marcel, the local consumer-based electronics' goods manufacturer, has become the title sponsor of seventh T20 Corporate Cricket.

Bangladesh announce squad for U19 World Cup

Sports Reporter: Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced the squad for the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup which will begin on January 13, 2018 in New Zealand.

Barcelona cruise to 2-0 win over sporting in UEFA

Sports Desk: Barcelona and Sporting served up a drab affair during Tuesday's UEFA Champions League action, and the Blaugrana won 2-0 thanks to a goal from Paco Alcacer and an own goal from former player Jeremy Mathieu.

Windies skipper Holder banned for 2nd NZ Test

Sports Desk: Skipper Jason Holder has been fined and banned for the second Test against New Zealand after his West Indies line-up maintained a slow over rate during their heavy series-opening loss in Wellington.

O'Keefe charged with conduct breach

Sports Desk: Australia test spinner Stephen O'Keefe has been fined half his match fee for showing dissent at an umpire's decision during New South Wales' JLT Sheffield Shield match against Victoria last week.

Andrés Iniesta to miss next game

Sports Desk: Medical tests carried out have confirmed that FC Barcelona midfielder Andrés Iniesta has muscle fatigue in his left calf and will miss Barça’s next game.

Guardiola learns lesson from Man City's win over West Ham

Sports Desk: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says the 2-1 win over West Ham showed him how to unlock packed defences that are "almost impossible" to break down.

Sylhet Sixers thrash Chittagong Vikings by 10 wickets

Sports Desk: Sylhet Sixers thrashed Chittagong Vikings by 10 wickets in the 37th match of the 5th Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) T20 at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadim on Sunday.