Al-Amin | The Daily Star
  • Al-Amin

  • 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.
  • Shakib Al Hasan

    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bangladesh Captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza fielding in Bangladesh vs Pakistan match

    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