Bishwajit Roy

March 29, 2021
March 29, 2021

Tigers heading to Napier for 31-0?

The Tigers sit at 30-0 after a crushing 66-run New Zealand win in the first of the three-match T20I series at the Seddon Park in Hamilton yesterday. It was the Tigers’ 30th international match...

March 25, 2021
March 25, 2021

Can Tigers capture the essence of a champion?

Around the time that the Tigers reached Wellington yesterday -- again aiming to clinch their first-ever win against New Zealand in their backyard when they play the last ODI of the three-match...

March 24, 2021
March 24, 2021

Close enough not good enough for Bashar

“Catches win matches” is one of the oldest adages in cricket. There are several occasions when catches have won matches and dropped catches have cost matches.

March 22, 2021
March 22, 2021

Nothing new, never dull

There is never a dull moment in Bangladesh cricket and one does not always have to wait for sporadic on-field successes for excitement.

November 25, 2020
November 25, 2020

The pitfalls between beauty and duty

The tragic demise of a young cricketer because he could not quite crack it at the highest level brought to mind the forays of an all-time great -- former Australia skipper Steve Waugh’s journey...

September 30, 2020
September 30, 2020

A tough call and an uncertain future

The postponement of the tour of Sri Lanka is a big blow for Bangladesh cricket in terms of returning to international cricket, if not a return to any sort of competitive cricket amid the prolonged...

September 7, 2020
September 7, 2020

No point shying away from reality

“I believe my product (football) will be good in future,” legendary footballer Kazi Salahuddin commented during an exclusive interview with The Daily Star two months after he was elected for his...

July 20, 2020
July 20, 2020

‘Only proper activities can reduce anxiety’

“The tough part for anyone is changing lifelong habits, but you can never underestimate the human mind’s ability to adapt to any crisis or any changing situation, which has been proven time and...

July 17, 2020
July 17, 2020

Cavalier attitude the biggest hindrance

There are a lot of risks and fears as the coronavirus situation in the country is not improving much. Still, life is going on and people from different walks of life are trying to find ways to...

July 8, 2020
July 8, 2020

A return both empty and fulfilling

The great Eduardo Galeano, in his masterpiece ‘Football in Sun and Shadow’, wrote that “playing without their fans (club fans) is like dancing without music”.