Dhaka, April 23 (UNB) – The 10-team Dhaka Women’s Premier Division Cricket League will begin on Thursday at three venues of Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Protishthan (BKSP) in Savar.
Abahani Limited will play Sheikh Rasel Sports Development Academy on BKSP ground-3, Mohammedan SC will face Bangladesh Ansar and VDP Cricket team on BKSP grond-4 while Rupali Bank Krira Parishad will meet Keranigonj Cricket Academy on BKSP groun-2 in three opening day’s fixture.
The 50 over a-side league match will kick–off at 9:30 am.
Dhaka, Apr 23 (UNB) – Chattogram Division champion Cumilla High School clinched the Prime Bank Young Tigers National School Cricket Championship title beating defending champions Bogura Police Lines School and College by three wickets in the final match at Rangpur Cricket Garden on Tuesday.
Batting first in the day’s title deciding match, Bogura Police Line School and College were bundled out cheaply for 111 runs in 36.2 overs. Later, Cumilla High School scored the match-winning 114 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 33.1 overs.
Abu Bakar of Cumilla High School was adjudged the man of the match scoring 49 runs off 38 balls featuring four fours and four sixes in addition to grabbing one wicket.
Sabbir Alam of Cumilla High School was named as the best player of the tournament for his all-round performances. He scored 253 runs and grabbed 25 wickets.
Divisional Commissioner of Rangpur Mohammad Joynul Bari was the chief guest in the final and later he distributed the trophies.
Deputy Commissioner of Rangpur Enamul Habib, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Director cum General Secretary of Rangpur Division and District Sports Associations Advocate Anwarul Islam and Additional Managing Director of meet’s sponsor Prime Bank, Mohammad Golam Rabbani were also present on the occasion.
Earlier, in the semifinals on Sunday, Cumilla High School eliminated Barishal Division champions Pirojpur Govt High School by 37 runs while holders Bogura Police Lines High School eliminated Rangpur Division champions Rangpur Shisu Niketon High School by 16 runs.
A total of 11,120 promising cricketers from 558 schools took part in 958 preliminary round matches across the country, in addition to seven national championship matches, organised by BCB and sponsored by Prime Bank Limited.
Dhaka, Apr 22 (UNB)- Mongolia routed Tajikistan by 3-0 goals in the opening Group A match of the ongoing Bangamata U-19 Women’s International Gold Cup Football at the floodlit Bangabandhu National Stadium here on Tuesday.
Skipper Undral Tuvshinjargal, Enkhmargad Enkhbaatar and Delgerzaya Nyamsuren scored one goal each for Mongolia.
With the victory, Mongolia, which led the first half by 2-0 goals, brightened their chance to reach the semifinals.
Captain Undral Tuvshinjargal opened the Mongolian account in the 13th minute by a close range header from the goal mouth melee, off a corner from Lora Tom (1-0).
the 28th minute, a misstep by Tajikistan goalkeeper Shukronai Azimzoda helped left winger Enkhmargad Enkhbaatar double the margin for Mongolia (2-0).
In the second half, Mongolia got another chance to widen the margin as they were awarded a penalty by referee in the 68th minute.
Mongolian defender Delgerzaya Nyamsuren converted the spot kick correctly to score the 3rd goal for Mongolia (3-0).
Tajikistan took the first replacement in the game. Midfielder Qurbonova Suman replaced midfielder Kurbonova Dzhonona in the 45th minute while defender Kuchkinova Lailo replaced defender Abdulloeva Niso in the 63rd minute.
On the other hand, Mongolia took one replacement in the 89th minute. Midfielder Sarnai Sukhbat replaced midfielder Lora Tom.
Kyrgyzstan will face the UAE in Group B on Wednesday at the same venue. The match will kick off at 6pm (BST).
Earlier, Bangladesh defeated the UAE by 2-0 goals in the opening match at Bangabandhu National Stadium on Monday. The hosts will now play against Kyrgyzstan on April 26.
Dhaka, Apr 23 (UNB)- The Nigerian striker of Bangladesh champions Dhaka Abahani Limited Sunday Chizoba may miss their AFC Cup away match with Chennaiyin FC due to Indian visa complications.
The popular sky-blue Dhanmondi outfit will face India’s Chennaiyin FC in their third Group E match of the ongoing AFC Cup 2019 at the Arena Stadium in Ahmedabad on April 30.
team are all set to fly to India on April 27, but their Nigerian forward Sunday Chizoba is yet to get the visa from Indian High Commission.
Abahani Team Manager Satyajit Das Rupu said that they informed it to the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) and Asian Football Confederation (AFC).
“We have already informed it to BFF and AFC, but yet to get a positive response,” Rupu said.
The Nigerian forward Sunday shares the top slot in the scorer list of the ongoing BPL football with his teammate Nabib Newaz Ziban and Muktijoddha’s Ballo Famoussa, scoring 8 goals each.
While asked about this inconvenience, Rupu replied, “Obviously we are able to play without Sunday. We are not focusing on this issue.”
Abahani share the top spot in Group E of the AFC Cup with Chennaiyin FC earning 4 points each.
The Dhanmondi based outfit defeated Nepalese champions Manang Marshyangdi Club 1-0 in the opener in Kathmandu on April 3 and made a 2-2 draw with Minerva Punjab of India in Dhaka on April 17.
On the other hand, Chennaiyin FC started their campaign playing a goalless drew with their compatriots Minerva Punjab on April 3 and beat Manang Marshyangdi 2-0 on April 17 at The Arena Stadium in Ahmedabad.