Pakistan listed among countries with highest number of births on New Year’s Eve

Pakistan has been ranked among the top ten countries with the highest number of births recorded on New Year’s Day. The report was published by the United Nations (UN) Children’s Agency. As per UNICEF, an estimated 371,504 babies were born

West Indies captain Holder, Pollard opt out of Bangladesh tour

BRIDGETOWN: Cricket West Indies (CWI) said test captain Jason Holder and limited-overs skipper Kieron Pollard are among 10 players who have chosen not to travel to Bangladesh for their upcoming tour due to concerns about the novel coronavirus. West Indies

Bangladesh PM meets Pakistani envoy, agrees to bolster ties

ISLAMABAD: In a rare move, Pakistan and Bangladesh are likely to revive their bilateral ties after frosty relations between the two countries for nearly a decade. Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Bangladesh Imran Ahmed Siddiqui called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

PMC issues guidelines for Cuba, Bangladesh medical graduates

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) issued the details regarding the granting of medical licenses to Pakistanis who studied on a scholarship in Cuba and Bangladesh. The PMC said that students who had obtained their medical degrees from Cuba and

Bangladesh batsman, coach test positive for coronavirus

DHAKA: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced that Test batsman Saif Hassan and Head of Physical Performance Nicholas Lee have tested positive for coronavirus. The BCB stated that a 24-member group, comprising of 17 players and seven members of

Remembering the Rohingya – Yet another persecuted Muslim community

This month marks the third anniversary of the fleeing of more than 750,000 Rohingya from Myanmar’s Rakhine State to Bangladesh after a military-led crackdown. Almost a million Rohingya refugees stuck in Bangladesh mark three years since escaping from Myanmar with

Pakistan-Bangladesh relations

Bilateral relations between Pakistan and Bangladesh seem to be improving in recent months. Bangladesh has snubbed India on several occasions and seems to be tilting towards improving ties with China and Pakistan. India has taken exception towards the growing bonhomie

Bangladesh arrests hospital owner over fake virus results

DHAKA: A Bangladesh hospital owner accused of issuing thousands of fake negative coronavirus test results to patients at his two clinics was arrested while trying to flee to India. The arrest marked the end of a nine-day manhunt for Mohammad

Italian region asks Bangladeshis to test for COVID-19

ROME: The central Italian region of Lazio near the capital Rome has asked the Bangladeshi community to undergo “blanket testing” for the coronavirus following a recent increase in the number of infections. Lazio has reported some 8,000 cases since Italy’s

At least 30 dead in Bangladesh ferry accident

DHAKA: At least 30 people died and a dozen are missing after a ferry capsized and sank on Monday in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka following a collision with another vessel Rescue officials said the Morning Bird vessel was hit from

New Zealand cricket tour to Bangladesh postponed

DHAKA: Bangladesh and New Zealand have announced to postpone the Test series which was due to be played between the two sides in August and September this year. The two-match series, which will form part of the ICC World Test

Flight brings lifesaving drug for COVID-19 patients from Dhaka

ISLAMABAD: An emergency flight has arrived carrying a life-saving drug for critically-ill COVID-19 patients from Dhaka as a humanitarian gesture. The medicine was provided by pharmaceutical giant Beximco which is producing the anti-viral Remdesivir used in the treatment of coronavirus

Bangladesh cricketer Shakib auctions bat for virus victims

NEW YORK: Former Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan raised almost $24,000 for the country’s coronavirus campaign by auctioning the bat he used to score 606 runs at the World Cup last year. The winning bidder at the online auction was

Australia, Bangladesh mutually agree to postpone tour

MELBOURNE: The cricket boards of Australia and Bangladesh have decided to postpone the two-Test series between the sides which had been scheduled for June. Australia were scheduled to play Tests in Chattogram and Dhaka, starting 11 June, as part of

Bangladesh name Tamim Iqbal as new ODI captain

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) named opening batsman Tamim Iqbal as new captain of the national one-day (ODI) side, replacing pace bowler Mashrafe Mortaza who stepped down earlier this week. BCB president Nazmul Hassan announced at a press conference, “The board

Pakistan reschedules one-off ODI match against Bangladesh

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board has rescheduled the one-off One Day International match against Bangladesh which was scheduled to be held on 3rd April in Karachi. The cricket board confirmed it has accepted the request of the Bangladesh Cricket Board

Six Indian cricketers named in Asia XI side for exhibition matches

DHAKA: Virat Kohli is among six Indian players named in the Asia XI side for their T20 internationals against World XI in Dhaka next month. Kohli’s name was announced alongside those KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav and

Pakistan win first test by 44 runs against Bangladesh in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan has easily defeated Bangladesh with an innings and 44 runs taking a 1-0 lead in the two-match series as the guest team’s batting order collapsed during the first test match in Rawalpindi on Monday. Since restarting the day

First Test: Naseem Shah’s hat-trick put Pakistan on dominating position

RAWALPINDI: Bangladesh scored 126 runs for 6 wickets at the stumps on day three of the first test match against Pakistan at Pindi Stadium. Naseem Shah bowled brilliantly as he took a hat-trick and once again put Pakistan on a

First Test: Naseem Shah picks hat-trick against Bangladesh

RAWALPINDI: Pakistani pacer Naseem Shah picked a hat-trick on the third day against Bangladesh as he becomes the youngest bowler in Test cricket history to take a hat-trick. Naseem Shah first took the wicket of Nazmul Hossain, then Taijul Islam

Pakistan scores 414 runs in loss of 6 wickets against Bangladesh

RAWALPINDI: Today is the third day of a test match between Pakistan and Bangladesh, while playing against the guest team, Pakistan’s batting line has scored 414 runs in the loss of six wickets on Sunday. Overall, Pakistan is leading 181

PM Imran happy on revival of test cricket in Pakistan

KARACHI: The Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan was happy to see the revival of the test cricket in Pakistan after a very long time. PM Imran took to Twitter and welcomed the Bangladesh Cricket Team to Pakistan and said,

I love to bowl against Bangladesh: Shaheen Shah

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi has said that Bangladesh was his favorite opponent to bowl against. Talking to media after the match, Shaheen Shah said that he loved to bowl against Bangladesh and his record against them was pretty

First Test: Bangladesh bowled out for 233 runs against Pakistan

RAWALPINDI: Bangladesh bowled out for 233 runs at stumps on day one of the first test match against Pakistan at Rawalpindi ground. Shaheen Shah displayed brilliant bowling, as he took 4 wickets for 53 runs whereas Muhammad Abbas picked two

Pakistan, Bangladesh 3rd T20I called off due to rain

LAHORE: The third and final T20I match between Pakistan and Bangladesh at Gaddafi Stadium has been abandoned due to perisitant rain without a ball being bowled. Pakistan retain the number one T20I spot in ICC T20I ranking after winning the

Pakistan eye series sweep against Bangladesh

LAHORE: Pakistan have already taken an unassailable lead of 2-0 in the three-match series against Bangladesh, but will be eyeing a complete sweep with a win in the third T20I in Lahore on Monday, 27 January. Pakistan fielded the same

‘Second T20’, Pakistan beat Bangladesh, win T20 series

LAHORE: Pakistan beats Bangladesh by 9 wickets in the second T20 International and won the three-match series at Gaddafi Stadium Lahore. Muhammad Hafeez and Babar Azam scored 67 and  66 respectively and led the side to victory.  ‘1st Innings’ Bangladesh

Bangladesh cricket team arrives in Pakistan for T20I series

LAHORE: The Bangladesh cricket team landed in Lahore on Wednesday evening to play a three-match T20I series. Pakistan cricket board took to social media and said, “Arrival of Bangladesh team at Lahore, Pakistan. A warm welcome to the visitors to the

Madugalle named ICC match referee for Bangladesh T20Is

LAHORE: Ranjan Madugalle has been appointed by the game’s governing body as match referee for the three T20Is between Pakistan and Bangladesh to be played at the Gaddafi Stadium on 24, 25 and 27 January. One of the most respected

Bangladesh cricket team to arrive in Lahore tomorrow

LAHORE: Bangladesh will return to Pakistan after a gap of almost twelve years when they will arrive in Lahore tomorrow on Wednesday evening to play a T20 series. The visitors will play three T20Is on 24, 25 and 27 January