Abdullah Al Mehdi | The Daily Star
  • Abdullah Al Mehdi

  • ‘He would never compromise on his ideals’

    There are those whose love knows no bounds and their devotion and fidelity to their passion attracts a deep reservoir of respect,
  • Continuity key for a potent pace attack

    That Bangladesh’s Test future ultimately rests on how they can develop a pace attack that can be relied upon, cannot be stressed enough.
  • The end of Barca’s super club era?

    “I hope some good comes of this,” Barcelona defender Gerard Pique had said after his team’s 8-2 mauling against Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarterfinals. That it was not just another 3-1 or 4-2 defeat was perhaps something Pique hoped Barcelona could learn from. He summed it up with ‘we’ve hit rock bottom’, which implies that there really is no way left to go but up.
  • Shakib, in his own genre of self-isolation

    “There has been criticism of him not training here and going off to the IPL and things like that, but Shakib [Al Hasan] does his talking on the field.
  • A matter of livelihood for domestic cricketers

    “I feel the situation will improve little by little but if you think that things should resume when situation becomes very good, by that time cricketers won’t be able to survive,” Shamsur Rahman Shuvo said while talking to The Daily Star when asked about the difficulty that the pandemic has brought.