Al-Amin

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.

May 21, 2020
May 21, 2020

Victims of denial

Healthcare facilities by definition are supposed to treat each and every patient seeking their services.

May 6, 2020
May 6, 2020

BATTLING COVID-19: Are we leaving too much to chance?

In a desperate attempt to get the economy back on track, the government has reopened factories that remained closed for around a month in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

February 27, 2020
February 27, 2020

A show of disrespect

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan’s antics during press briefings have been well-advertised, but the BCB boss probably violated the very essence of the game -- respect -- while taking a swipe at Mushfiqur Rahim’s decision to skip the Pakistan tour.

November 25, 2019
November 25, 2019

Hassan’s evasion not the solution

Bangladesh lost their first-ever Test series in India 2-0. It was not unexpected. They lost both games inside three days, each by an innings. That too was not unexpected.

October 30, 2019
October 30, 2019

Will the rest learn the lesson?

Let’s face facts first: Bangladesh cricket’s biggest icon ever, Shakib Al Hasan, has been banned by the game’s governing body for two years for not reporting a bookie’s approach on three separate occasions.

October 17, 2019
October 17, 2019

Fans’ belief reawakened

Football has always been closer to the hearts of fans than any other sport in Bangladesh. Perhaps many will not buy this eulogy at a time when cricket is head and shoulders ahead in terms of popularity and success on the international front.

July 14, 2019
July 14, 2019

England’s flamboyance or Kiwis’ calm?

After more than a month’s excitement and drama, peppered with plots and sub-plots, rain interruptions, near-misses, heartbreaks of close defeats and a number of individual and team records, the World Cup has produced two worthy finalists in hosts England and New Zealand.

July 7, 2019
July 7, 2019

Let the emotional override subside

Bangladesh’s World Cup ended with a crushing defeat against Pakistan at Lord’s on Friday. It was an anticlimactic finish to an otherwise fantastic run by the Tigers in the showpiece event that had started brilliantly for them with a fabulous victory against South Africa

July 3, 2019
July 3, 2019

Deja vu all over again

Sri Lankan cricket writer Andrew Fidel Fernando wrote a very animated satire titled ‘ Here’s a massively premature review of the World Cup’ for Cricinfo a couple of days ago.