Bangladesh's fast-bowling department has been a revelation, with the Tigers enjoying the luxury of an extended crop of promising pacers that have started to win games for Bangladesh at home and, most noticeably, in foreign conditions. Overseeing the pace-bowling brigade is legendary South Africa pacer Allan Donald, who spoke with The Daily Star's Ekush Tapader about the changes he has seen in the pacers' skillset as well as mindset while giving inside into what had done the trick for over the past 12 months. The excerpts are below:
Jake Lintott has been instrumental for Mohammedan Sporting Club in the ongoing Dhaka Premier League. The English left-arm wrist spinner played a pivotal role in the Black and Whites qualifying for the Super League stage following a lousy start -- that included four defeats in first five outings.
English couple Nige Swinbank and Helen Swinbank’s latest cricketing journey has brought them to Bangladesh just days after they witnessed England’s one-run defeat against New Zealand in Wellington.
Bangladesh opener Rony Talukdar's stellar run in the recently concluded Bangladesh Premier League for the Rangpur Riders earned him a comeback to the Tigers T20I squad gearing up to face England in the three-match series next week.
Back when the inaugural season of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) rolled out in 2012, the idea of a franchise-based T20 league was not yet conceived by the Pakistan Cricket Board, and they did have the means to turn it into reality due to various reasons.
English cricketer Robin Das caught the attention of fans worldwide when he, a then 19-year-old, came onto the field as a substitute fielder in place of Matthew Potts in the first Test between England and New Zealand at Lord’s in June last year.
Aspiring stars, gearing up to take Bangladesh women’s football forward in future, could not wait to embrace their beloved elder sisters at the BFF Bhaban yesterday as the 2022 SAFF Women’s Championship-winning team were on their way to the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) headquarters in Motijheel yesterday.
Since debuting on the international stage in 2013 through an ODI against Bangladesh in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe all-rounder Sikandar Raza has demonstrated his fighting prowess, on and off the field, time and again. The 36-year-old, who is enjoying a phenomenal run of form of late, keeps scaling greater heights with each passing game at an age when most good quality cricketers go into decline. Raza shared his views about his and side's game, also how he views the current Bangladesh team and more, in an interview with The Daily Star's Ekush Tapader, the excerpts of which are as follows: