Volume 4 Number 328 Fri. April 30, 2004    
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Shahriar turns up heat
Shahriar Hossain could not think of a better way to prepare for the West Indies tour when the national opener hit the first century of the GrameenPhone Corporate Cricket League (CCL) at the Bangabandhu
Enamul, Manjarul get rookie contract
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) yesterday signed young left-arm spinner Enamul Haque Jr and all-rounder Manjarul Islam Rana under its 'rookie contract'.
Truce in Zimbabwe?
Zimbabwe's rebel players have agreed to make themselves available for selection, the Zimbabwe Cricket Union (ZCU) said on Wednesday.
Lanka keep it clean
Muttiah Muralitharan took five wickets as Sri Lanka completed a 5-0 whitewash over a weakened Zimbabwe side in the final one-day international in Harare on Thursday.
Eng forced to tour: Lamb
The threat of suspension from international cricket was a last-minute change to the sport's regulations put in to force England to tour Zimbabwe, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chief executiveTim
Experts back Murali
Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan should be allowed to bowl his controversial 'doosra' as he does not gain "unfair advantage" with his bowling action, experts have recommended in a report.
PCB in for embarrassment
Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar Thursday claimed to have shown to an inquiry commission a "medically documented" rib injury that prevented him from bowling against India in the Rawalpindi Test recently,
ICC wallops Wilson
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has issued a stinging response to a senior English cricket official who accused the sport's governing body of malevolent behaviour aimed at forcing England to tour
Venus reaches qtrs
Venus Williams reached the quarterfinals of the J and S Cup in Warsaw when she defeated Australian Open semifinalist Fabiola Zuluaga 4-6, 6-2, 6-0.
Romanian blitzkrieg
Dutch class too much for Greece
The European Championship is just over six weeks away. It may be coming too soon for Germany and the Czech Republic.
Baggio, nothing else mattered
Roberto Baggio was feted with a stadium full of banners in his honor and cheered at each touch of the ball in his farewell match for the Italian national team Wednesday.
Diego up and walking
Diego Maradona walked around his hospital room Wednesday, and his doctors expect him to spend only a few more days in intensive care for heart and lung treatment.
Development cricket
Tanvir stars in Khulna win
Tanvir and Shimion Bala shared seven wickets between them to guide Khulna Division to an impressive 87-run victory against Dhaka Metro Blues in the BCB Age group Development cricket tournament yesterday
No early release for Eng players
England coach Duncan Fletcher says none of his players will be sent home early from the Caribbean, even though their one-day series against West Indies has been heavily disrupted by torrential rain.
IM Chess from May 7
Thirteen foreign players have so far sent entries for the 7th United Insurance International Masters Chess Tournament, which starts in Dhaka from May 7.
Magura soccer
Kushtia Daulatpur College won a tie-breaker while Meherpur Mujibnagar College got walk over in their respective matches in the final round of the inter-college football tournament at the Magura Stadium
A mini-marathon titled 'Maltova recharge marathon' will be held in Chittagong tomorrow on the occasion of May Day.