Bishwajit Roy

November 26, 2021
November 26, 2021

17 years after a spark, age-old problems still persist

Bangladesh have their backs against the wall following a poor display in the shortest format of the game and they will be desperate to gain something positive from the two-match

November 19, 2021
November 19, 2021

Can new-look Bangladesh make a mark?

Any comparison of the two teams’ current form and squad depth ahead of the first of the three-match T20I series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium would lead to the conclusion that Pakistan are well ahead of the hosts.

November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021

More empty gestures?

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has taken some initiatives in the aftermath of the national team’s abysmal performance in the T20 World Cup, where the Tigers’ nightmare started with a defeat against Scotland in the first round before ending with defeats in all five Super 12 matches.

October 6, 2021
October 6, 2021

‘Not a good sign’ indeed

“This is not a good sign.” We want to believe incumbent Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan said these words out of the frustration that stemmed from the fact that ‘no one is willing to step up to challenge him for the presidency’.

August 6, 2021
August 6, 2021

Can youngsters capitalise on momentum?

“Maturity doesn’t mean age; it means sensitivity, manners and how you react.”

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Tigers’ success -- to sustain or not, that is the question

Bangladesh cricket team completed a highly fruitful tour by scooping all three trophies against hosts Zimbabwe. The scenario could not have been any better for a team as they return home with such tremendous success on the backdrop of a series of failures.

June 13, 2021
June 13, 2021

Shakib the culprit, but BCB the enabler

There is an age-old cricket batting tip: play according to the merit of the ball. This does not only apply to batting; the statement stands true for all

May 8, 2021
May 8, 2021

I’m trying my own thing

The Daily Star (DS): You must have been worried over the process of return when the IPL got suspended?

April 16, 2021
April 16, 2021

Six years of potential

Liton Das has been around in national colours for almost six years now, but everybody is still hoping that the 26-year old batsman grabs his chances as best as he can.

April 11, 2021
April 11, 2021

Hom another beneficiary of selectors’ positive mindset!

Never failing to excavate positives from the deepest of holes following disastrous performances is probably the only persistent thing about Bangladesh’s cricket. So, walking on the same line as the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), let’s begin by finding some positives from the inclusion of Shuvagata Hom in the preliminary 21-member Test squad for the upcoming Sri Lanka tour.