Bishwajit Roy

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

Can Shanto realise value of the No. 3?

How good is Najmul Hossain Shanto as the number three batter, a position that consistently demands the widest range of skills?

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

A most mindless ‘mindset’

Right now, the ubiquitous buzzword in our cricket circuit is ‘mindset’. It seems all paths lead to that particular word in discussions about the problems surrounding the Bangladesh men’s national cricket team.

April 23, 2022
April 23, 2022

Fizz not keen on Test return?

Left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman said that Bangladesh now have a very good pace bowling unit for which the team management can easily make a separate work plan for three formats.

April 18, 2022
April 18, 2022

‘I believe we can dream all the way’

The Daily Star (DS): Your return to Test cricket after almost a year. Please share the experience with us.

March 15, 2022
March 15, 2022

‘Who are these girls playing cricket like boys?’

What kind of girls are they, playing cricket like boys? This was the kind of question that reverberated 40 years back in a society that typically had condemned the unconventional. Even to this day, however, this kind of disdainful and condescending mentality rears its head in society despite strides made by women in various fields.

March 13, 2022
March 13, 2022

A unique precedent

Bangladesh cricket set a unique example in regards to dealing with a player’s mental health. When a player wants to skip an international commitment citing a mental health issue, it deserves utmost attention and the highest levels of sensitivity.

March 12, 2022
March 12, 2022

‘The base of the pyramid is gradually decaying’

There are still many who got nostalgic when they reminisce about those days of the country’s premier 50-over competition, which was characterised by excitement, drama and suspense. To them, there was no shortage of stories to tell.

March 9, 2022
March 9, 2022

A pressing need for long-term solution

Will the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and Shakib Al Hasan be able to reach a respectable long-term solution to the ongoing chaos?

March 8, 2022
March 8, 2022

‘The situation is not normal’

What comes next? Will Shakib Al Hasan ultimately tour South Africa or will he only be available for the Test series? Does the team management have any failsafe mechanism in place if the premier all-rounder ultimately sticks to skipping the series?

February 9, 2022
February 9, 2022

No captaincy, please!

Who would not love to captain his side? It is something that a lot of players dream of. We often hear players say, “It’s a dream come true to captain the side.”