Sports and games form an integral part of Bangladeshi’s life. In the villages one might see a passel of kids kicking a football, or in some dusty alley one might see kids playing cricket.

Though Bangladesh is not a major sporting power in any sense, Bangladeshi athletes and sportspersons have brought her many laurels

The Bangobandhu National Stadium at Dhaka

Popular Sports and Games

  • Cricket is arguably the most popular sport.
  • Football is the second most popular sport.
  • Kabaddi is the national sport of Bangladesh.
  • Badminton is also widely played in Bangladesh
  • Chess has a wide following.