René Robert of Sabres' famed 'French Connection' dead at 72

Rene Robert, a member of the Buffalo Sabres' famed "French Connection Line," died Tuesday at a Florida hospital less than a week after suffering a heart attack. He was 72.In this Feb. 23, 2011 file photo, Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula, second from right, poses with former Sabres players René Robert (14), Rick Martin (7)…

Why a 'Shadow Team' Will Not Make a Difference in Bangladesh Cricket

Bangladesh cricket is struggling. Really struggling at this point of time. Much of the progress made in the last six years has sort of fizzled out. The senior players are growing older, and the team can still not find youngsters to replace, or even support the senior players. The younger players have not been able…

Rupganj survive; Old DOHS and Partex relegated

An all-round performance from skipper Naeem Islam helped Legends of Rupganj beat Old DOHS Sports Club convincingly by six wickets via D/L method in their relegation league game of the ongoing Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier Division T20 League at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today. The win also ensured Rupganj's stay in the upcoming season…

Hand injury rules Mushfiqur out of Super League

Wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim will miss the rest of the Super League matches of the Bangabandhu Dhaka Premier League after hurting his left hand during their match against Gazi Group Cricketers on Monday. The CT scan on Tuesday morning hand revealed hairline fracture on the Abahani captain's left hand, informed BCB's chief physician Debashish Chowdhury. For…