Shami stars as India crush Bangladesh in 1st Test

Pacer Mohammed Shami took four wickets as India crushed Bangladesh by an innings and 130 runs inside three days of the opening Test on Saturday. Bangladesh were bowled out for 213 in the final session in Indore after their gamble to bat…

England win super over thriller to take NZ T20 series

In scenes reminiscent of the World Cup final four months ago, it took a super over to separate England and New Zealand in their Twenty20 series with England coming out on top in Auckland on Sunday. In the deciding fifth match, reduced to…

Instagram test of hiding ‘likes’ spreading to US

San Francisco (AFP) - Instagram chief Adam Mosseri on Friday said that a test of hiding "likes" at the image and photo sharing social network will spread to the US. "Heads up! We've been testing making likes private on Instagram in a…

IPL 2020 to introduce dedicated no-ball umpire

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is planning to have dedicated officials for observing no-balls at next year's lucrative Indian Premier League T20 tournament to cut down on umpiring howlers. This year's edition of the…

China gets into blockchain race with US

China has launched an ambitious effort to challenge the US dominance in blockchain technology, which it could use for everything from issuing digital money, to streamlining a raft of government services and tracking Communist Party loyalty.…

Pentagon releases video, photos of Baghdadi raid

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon released video and photos on Wednesday of the US special forces raid that resulted in the death of Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Among the images released by the Defense Department was grainy…

BCB announce salary increase for cricketers

Cricketers in Bangladesh’s main domestic league will see match payments almost double under a new deal that ended a player strike last week, the sport’s ruling body said Monday. Players in the top-tier of the National Cricket League will…