Bishwajit Roy | The Daily Star
  • Bishwajit Roy

  • There must be stories to tell

    “Why is only Test cricket being remembered?” The grandson suddenly asked this question of his grandfather while he was minutely reading every line of a report in the newspaper where a cricket legend has recalled a great Test knock from another modern-day great in order to encourage people and remind them of the need to maintain discipline in the fight against Covid-19.
  • Empowering, not interfering the way forward

    The Young Tigers’ World Cup triumph, the guarded approach from the Bangladesh Cricket Board following that historic result and, most importantly, the players’ willingness to keep their feet on the ground -- all of these factors have created a positive vibe in the country’s cricket.
  • Great triumph, but what next?

    Nobody wants to hear something out of tune in times of joyful celebration. The Akbar Ali-led Bangladesh Under-19 team has captivated the cricket-mad nation with a World Cup triumph in South Africa.
  • ICC Under-19 World Cup final match

    World champions

    No more agony, no more heartbreak against India. The Young Tigers created arguably the most seminal moment in its cricketing history at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom yesterday, ending their wait for a major global trophy.
  • Grassroots slipping through the cracks

    Who cares about the Third Division Cricket League these days, when fans, officials and media are mostly engrossed in international cricket? But this season’s domestic lower-tier competition has still gotten plenty of attention enough attention. But, alas, the spotlight has been shone for all the wrong reasons.