Al-Amin

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

Time to play with freedom

After a convincing victory against Papua New Guinea that paved the way for Bangladesh’s passage into the Super 12s of the ICC T20 World Cup, premier all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan said that the Tigers will now be able to play with more freedom. 

October 17, 2021
October 17, 2021

Mushfiqur needs just one good knock

As Bangladesh’s T20 World Cup campaign begins in earnest today, the Tigers will look to quickly resolve some disconcerting issues within the team instead of looking too much at their lightweight opponents in the first round of the competition – known as qualifiers for the Super 12. 

March 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

A Year of Pandemic: Country on recovery trail

One year on, Bangladesh is well and truly on the recovery trail from the deep impacts the coronavirus pandemic has inflicted on life and livelihood.

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

Test of application failed

When Bangladesh’s off-spin-bowling all-rounder Mehedi Hasan Miraz was hitting those boundaries on the fourth evening at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur to endanger a West Indies victory, his efforts appeared more like damage limitation than a serious statement.

November 26, 2020
November 26, 2020

Death of a man, not his legend

As we were travelling to St Petersburg from Moscow by train while covering the 2018 World Cup in Russia, one inquisitive Argentine reporter asked why his country has such frenzied fan following in Bangladesh. The response was plain and simple. It’s because of Diego Maradona.

November 23, 2020
November 23, 2020

Badal Roy leaves a legacy

Badal Roy is no more. One of biggest icons of the country’s football history, Roy died at a city hospital yesterday. He was 62.

November 21, 2020
November 21, 2020

He should have opted for harmony

Bangladesh’s most celebrated cricketer Shakib Al Hasan has been in the news recently, and not in the sports pages.

October 29, 2020
October 29, 2020

A bastion of sporting courage

Referee Abdul Aziz died on Tuesday afternoon. He was suffering from multiple diseases. He was 68.

July 4, 2020
July 4, 2020

News Analysis: They don’t deserve it

The government’s decision to shut all state-run jute mills could not have come at a more inopportune time for the barely surviving workers in this sector.

June 27, 2020
June 27, 2020

A transcendent triumph

I have never considered myself a passionate Liverpool fan, although my colleagues and friends think otherwise.