Bangladesh set a target of 314

BangladeBangladesh have set a target of 314 runs for Zimbabwe to chase in the final day of the second Test match at Khulna’s Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium today.

Barca target Clasico bounceback

Champions Atletico Madrid can also temporarily leapfrog Barcelona when they host struggling Cordoba at the Vicente Calderon.A run of four wins in five games has brought Diego Simeone’s side back to within two points of the top and they will be extra motivated this weekend after players and fans alike reacted with fury at the lack of recognition they received at the La Liga awards ceremony for last season earlier in the week.‘Atletico Madrid were the best in La Liga last season. The La Liga awards don’t diminish that. Last season we were the best,’ said Simeone, who won Atletico’s only individual award as coach of the season. ‘Maybe if we win the league again we will win some award next year.’

Tamim cries wolf again!

In the pre-Test press conference, skipper Mushfiqur Rahim had to face a volley of questions on whether Tamim’s whining after a routine bruise was a distraction for the team.Mushfiq tactfully avoided the question but it did not stop people from speculating, as many doubt the gravity of an injury every time Tamim complains. During informal discussions, many former cricketers said Tamim’s repeated complaint may have some relation with his tendency to avoid the rigour of training sessions.Some hoped Tamim would stop making excuses on routine bruises, once Chandika Hathurusinghe, known as a hard taskmaster, was appointed as the Bangladesh coach.