Bangladesh Premier League: News

Who is Bangladesh cricketer Jaker Ali? Decoding his stats

Bangladesh's batting sensation Jaker Ali played a valiant knock, albeit in a losing cause, in the opening T20I against Sri Lanka in Sylhet.

Bangladesh's Jaker Ali torments SL bowlers with maiden T20I fifty

Bangladesh's rising batting sensation Jaker Ali played an innings of character in the opening T20I against Sri Lanka in Sylhet.

13 Feb 2024

Imran Tahir

Imran Tahir becomes fourth bowler to complete 500 T20 wickets

South Africa's veteran spinner Imran Tahir has completed 500 wickets in T20 cricket.

20 Jan 2024

Shoaib Malik

Shoaib Malik becomes first Asian player with 13,000 T20 runs

Shoaib Malik has become the first Asian player with 13,000 T20 runs. Malik achieved the milestone in match number three of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) on Saturday.

Who is Bangladeshi pacer Tanzim Hasan Shakib? Decoding his profile

Bangladesh fast bowler Tanzim Hasan Shakib has made his international debut in the 2023 Asia Cup Super Fours clash against India in Colombo.

23 Nov 2022

Unmukt Chand

BPL draft, Unmukt Chand picked by Chattogram Challengers: Details here

Unmukt Chand has become the first Indian male cricketer to sign for the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).

Bangladesh's Shohidul Islam banned for 10 months: Here's why

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned Bangladesh pacer, Shohidul Islam, for a period of 10 months after failing a dope Test in March.

07 Jan 2022

Shakib Al Hasan

2021-22 Bangladesh Premier League: All you need to know

The 2021-22 edition of the Bangladesh Premier League is scheduled to start on January 21.

AB inspired me to bat at number three: Shakib

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan described how a conversation with AB de Villiers made him change his batting position ahead of the 2019 World Cup.

Shafiqullah Shafaq banned from cricket for six years

Afghanistan wicket-keeper Shafiqullah Shafaq has been banned from all forms of cricket after accepting four charges of breaching the Afghanistan Cricket Board's anti-corruption code.

21 Apr 2020


Microsoft launches new 'Plasma Bot' to help with COVID-19 treatment

In a bid to help with the treatment of the novel coronavirus disease, Microsoft has launched a new 'Plasma Bot'.

KKR rope in James Foster as fielding coach

Kolkata Knight Riders on Monday appointed James Foster as their fielding coach for the upcoming IPL edition.

Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed jailed for 17 months: Here's why

Former Pakistan cricketer Nasir Jamshed has been sentenced to 17 months in prison at Manchester Crown Court.

Chris Gayle to play in Everest Premier League: Details here

Veteran West Indian batsman Chris Gayle is set to extend his freelance project in global T20 leagues.

Ottis Gibson roped in as Bangladesh fast-bowling coach

Bangladesh have roped in former Windies great Ottis Gibson as their fast-bowling coach.

#CareerBytes: Popular scholarships for MTech students to know about

Engineering is one of the most preferred professional courses in the country, but as education is becoming expensive, many are unable to afford engineering education.

13 Dec 2019

Mohammad Amir

BPL 2019-20 in spot-fixing controversy following massive no-ball

The opening day of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2019-20 is already in the news for all wrong reasons yet again.

Mushfiqur Rahim not keen to keep in Tests anymore

Bangladesh's veteran cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim has decided to give up his wicket-keeping duties in Test cricket to focus solely on batting and prolong his career.

Bangladesh cricketers call strike, India tour under threat: Details here

Cricketers from Bangladesh have called a strike as they would not be participating in any cricketing activities unless their demands are met by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB).

Shakib Al Hasan makes bold claim regarding Bangladesh cricketers

Bangladesh's Test and T20I captain Shakib Al Hasan has made a bold claim that the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is trying to suppress the Bangladesh cricketers. Further, it is implementing new rules of its own.

12 Oct 2019


These new rules in BPL have never been implemented before

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has come up with a revolutionary change in its principal T20 competition, the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).

13 May 2019


AB de Villiers not to feature in BBL: Details here

Former South African legend AB de Villiers has decided not to feature in the upcoming edition of Australia's Big Bash League (BBL).

Watch: David Warner's special message for fans of Sunrisers Hyderabad

Australian cricketer David Warner is all set to make his presence felt in IPL 2019.

12 Mar 2019

David Warner

Reintegration window for Steve Smith and David Warner in UAE

With less than three months to go for the World Cup, the tainted cricketers, Steve Smith and David Warner, are all set to reunite with the team in UAE for a three-day reintegration window, as their ban ends on March 29.

Records David Warner could script in IPL 2019

David Warner has been one of the stalwarts in the Indian Premier League over the years.

Australia's Steve Smith likely to miss Cricket World Cup

Australian star cricketer Steve Smith, who is currently recovering after undergoing an elbow surgery last month, may not return to to the international fold in time for the ICC World Cup 2019.

David Warner injures elbow, set to undergo surgery

Australian cricketer David Warner has sustained an elbow injury and is set to undergo a surgery.

Steve Smith set to undergo surgery, return could be delayed

Australian cricketer Steve Smith was handed a fresh blow as he prepares his comeback to the national team after being handed a 12-month ban by Cricket Australia, last year.

Smith, Warner's form in IPL and other leagues crucial: CA

Cricket Australia (CA) CEO Kevin Roberts has outlined the steps which Steve Smith and David Warner must take if they need to script a comeback for the ICC World Cup 2019.

23 Nov 2018

Tamil Nadu

Free rice is making people lazy, notes Madras HC

The Madras High Court has observed that only BPL families should get free PDS rice, and the scheme being applicable to all was making people lazy.

Mohammad Ashraful eyes comeback after 5-year ban ends

Former Bangladesh skipper Mohammad Ashraful is eyeing a comeback to the national team after serving his five-year ban.

01 Aug 2018


Indian healthcare system still has hope. Here's why

We have one doctor for 1674 people. Healthcare expenditure is out-of-pocket for 62% Indians, forcing over 63 million into poverty every year.

20 Jun 2018


Bear educational expenses of poor: Maharashtra Charity Commissioner to Ganesh-Mandals

The Charity Commissioner of Maharashtra, Shivkumar Dige, has appealed to the Ganesh Mandals to bear the educational expenses of children from economically weaker sections of the society.

06 May 2018


From loan waivers to foreign trips: Decoding Karnataka's manifestos

In a bid to project its CM candidate Yeddyurappa as pro-farmer, the BJP in its manifesto has promised to allocate Rs. 1.5 lakh crore for waiving farmer loans, and irrigation projects.

04 May 2018


Karnataka Elections: BJP manifesto promises waiver of farm loans

Reaching out to farmers, the BJP manifesto for the Karnataka Assembly polls today promised allocation of Rs. 1.5 lakh crore for irrigation projects and waiver of farm loans up to Rs. 1L borrowed from nationalized and cooperative banks.

23 Apr 2018

Ram Vilas Paswan

1 crore students in hostels to get subsidized wheat/rice

The government will provide 15kg of wheat and rice per month to an estimated 1 crore students in all hostels with at least two-thirds of students from SC, ST, and OBC categories, under a scheme that could cost exchequer upto Rs.4,000cr annually.

18 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Two tribal villages in Odisha set to be declared 'smokeless'

In a major step towards development, two tribal villages of Koraput district, Odisha, will get the smokeless tag on May 5.

28 Dec 2017


No more monthly hike of Rs. 4 in cylinder prices

Seventeen months after it asked oil companies to hike LPG cylinder prices by Rs. 4 monthly, the Center withdrew the decision in October.

Records broken by 'Universe Boss' aka Gayle

Christopher Henry Gayle a.k.a. 'Universe Boss' is the most destructive batsman in the history of the game.

16 Nov 2017

Aadhaar Card

Bareilly woman denied monthly ration over Aadhaar; dies of hunger

Shakina Ashfaq, a 50-year-old woman died in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly on Tuesday. Her family alleges that she died of starvation as she had not eaten for five days.

09 Sep 2017


India's first smokeless village Vyachakurahalli enters Limca Book of Records

Vyachakurahalli, India's first "smokeless village", in Karnataka's Chikkaballapur district has made it to the Limca Book of Records-2017!

15 Feb 2017

Lok Sabha

Bill in Lok Sabha to clamp down on ostentatious weddings

A bill has been introduced in the Lok Sabha by Congress MP Ranjeet Ranjan that seeks to end the practice of opulent and extravagant weddings.