Chittagong, May 21 (IANS) Pacer Mashrafe Mortaza Monday scored a career high 79 as Bangladesh avoided the follow-on but conceded a 149-run first innings lead to India on the fourth and penultimate day of the rain-marred first Test that looks heading for a draw.
Monday, May 21, 2007 6:51:06 PM
Dhaka, May 21 (Xinhua) Bangladesh and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that aims to provide better working conditions and protect the rights of Bangladesh migrant workers in the gulf state.
Monday, May 21, 2007 6:31:17 PM
Chittagong, May 21 (IANS) India took a lead of 193 runs against Bangladesh at the close of fourth day's play in the first Test match here Monday.
Monday, May 21, 2007 5:59:26 PM
Chittagong, May 21 (IANS) Mashrafe Mortaza top scored with a valiant 79 as Bangladesh were bowled out for 238 runs in the first innings in reply to India's 387 for eight on the fourth day of the first Test match at the Chittagong Divisional stadium here Monday.
Monday, May 21, 2007 4:27:25 PM
Chittagong, May 21 (IANS) India's leg spinner Anil Kumble didn't turn up for the fourth day of the first India-Bangladesh Test match here Monday as he was down with fever.
Monday, May 21, 2007 3:56:02 PM
Chittagong, May 21 (IANS) Gangling pacer Ishant Sharma, who replaced injured Sreesanth for India's ongoing Test series against Bangladesh, had his first feel of the Test match atmosphere - though only on the sidelines of the actual action.
Monday, May 21, 2007 2:06:08 PM
Dhaka, May 21 (Xinhua) Bangladesh's former prime minister Khaleda Zia's political secretary Harris Chowdhury was sentenced to three-year imprisonment by a special court in a graft case Monday.
Monday, May 21, 2007 1:44:12 PM
That there are few takers here for the five-day cricket Test match is obvious. While the stadium was packed for the third One-day International, which was eventually washed out May 15, half the stands are empty at any stage of this rain-marred match.
Monday, May 21, 2007 12:43:17 PM
One of the features of the ongoing Test here is that the entire Bir Shrestha Shahid Ruhul Amin Stadium is well connected by wi-fi (wireless fidelity) Internet, provided by Global Online Services Ltd., a leading corporate Internet Service Provider and member of the Texas Group.
Monday, May 21, 2007 12:41:26 PM
Chittagong, May 21 (IANS) Visiting cards can be refreshingly amusing and indicative of the sense of humour of their owners. Take for example those of the affable Australian umpire Daryl Harper who is on duty for the India-Bangladesh Test here. The picture on his card shows him running from a dog that has entered the field.
Monday, May 21, 2007 12:40:25 PM
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