Abdullah Al Mehdi

September 20, 2020
September 20, 2020

A tranquility that belies the chaos

It has been a bit too quiet at Real Madrid for the past few weeks. Even as they thrashed Getafe 6-0 in their only preseason game this season,

September 18, 2020
September 18, 2020

‘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,

August 28, 2020
August 28, 2020

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.

August 20, 2020
August 20, 2020

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...

July 30, 2020
July 30, 2020

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.

July 24, 2020
July 24, 2020

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...

July 22, 2020
July 22, 2020

A clear picture for resumption

“Don’t know when we will be able to play Test match again,” star batsman Mushfiqur Rahim tweeted alongside a picture of the second Test between England and the West Indies on Monday night.

July 14, 2020
July 14, 2020

‘What a game of cricket’

When Shannon Gabriel walked off the field after his five-for on the fifth and final day of the Southampton Test, helping bowl England out for 313 for a chase of 200 for the Windies, there was no...

July 10, 2020
July 10, 2020

Asia Cup postponement to put BCB’s resumption plans on hold?

Words have been exchanged between relevant boards, at least through the media, with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) media director saying yesterday that BCCI president Sourav Ganguly’s announcement of...

July 8, 2020
July 8, 2020

Test of the new normal

The eyes of the cricketing world will be focused on Southampton today when England take on the West Indies at the Ageas Bowl in what will be the first international cricket series since the...