Anisur Rahman | The Daily Star
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  • Pressure is on India: Bhuiyan

    Bangladesh coach Jamie Day had surprisingly announced that he that he would play for a win at home against Asian champions Qatar but the 39-year-old tempered expectations on the eve of the joint qualifier for the World Cup and Asian Cup against India at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata today.
  • Problem of plenty in backline

    When deciding upon a starting eleven for tomorrow’s 2022 World Cup Qualifier match against India, Bangladesh coach Jamie Day will have the sweet headache of settling on a backline after non-regular defenders Raihan Hasan and Riyadul Hasan impressed during a spirited performance against Qatar last Thursday.
  • Defeated, but not conquered

    Bangladesh rose above their usual standards and displayed uncharacteristic valour their 2022 World Cup Qualifier match against Qatar before going down 2-0 to the Asian champions at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.
  • The neglect of a gold-winner

    Having been ignored from Bangladesh international squads in the past, South Asian (SA) Games double-gold medallist swimmer Mahfuza Khatun Shila removed herself from the ongoing training camp for December’s SA Games, citing a lack of physical fitness.
  • Transfers begin amid uncertainty

    The players’ transfers window for top-flight football -- the Bangladesh Premier League -- opens today with some lightweights in financial trouble in the wake of recent crackdown on clubs’ gambling.