Khalid Hossain

April 30, 2022
April 30, 2022

Musk to make Trump relevant again

In the midst of being involved in “super embarrassing” allegations that cannot be repeated here due to considerations of decency, tech billionaire Elon Musk almost did what an average person might have done in such trying circumstances: spend on comfort stuff, you know, pastries, a monster deliciosa, a case of carbonated beverage, electric guitars and all that.

April 9, 2022
April 9, 2022

A case of faulty pawn structure

Bangladesh, a country which produced the first grandmaster in the subcontinent through Niaz Murshed back in 1987, quite arguably, has miserably failed to live up to its expectation in the game of chess whereas neighbouring India, who had their first GM in Vishwanathan Anand in 1988, progressed in leaps in bounds over the years to become a global powerhouse at present.

April 2, 2022
April 2, 2022

Joy gave a really good example of how to bat in Tests, says Siddons

Bangladesh opener Mahmudul Hasan Joy's brief journey in international cricket has been nothing short of incredible.

March 27, 2022
March 27, 2022

A curious ebb and flow of inspiration

Fast bowler Ebadot Hossain mentioned that Bangladesh team, preparing to embark for a two-match Test series against hosts South Africa from March 31, are oozing with confidence following their unprecedented fifty-over series win against the Proteas at their den.   

March 19, 2022
March 19, 2022

A first-class second fiddle in his third innings

Imagine being Yasir Ali Rabbi, arriving into the crease for the third time in a one-dayer for Bangladesh, the first ODI away from home, and that too in South Africa, walking in the centre stage following batting mainstay Mushfiqur Rahim’s departure, with Super League points at stake, on the backdrop of Tigers’ abysmal record against the Proteas in their own backyard, and so on.

March 9, 2022
March 9, 2022

Match made in heaven: Aussie couple bat at same time

Australia national players Mitchell Starc and Alyssa Healy make the ideal power couple in cricket. Yesterday, an unprecedented event occurred as the two were seen to simultaneously bat for the Aussies.

March 6, 2022
March 6, 2022

Shane Warne, you crazy diamond!

Some were young and somewhat loyal, but mainly it was because they were committed to teams not named Australia. But when emotions had subsided, the same people could not help but love him for the player he was.

March 4, 2022
March 4, 2022

A star from each country: 8 must-watch players in the WWC

The wait is finally over as the ICC Women's World Cup arrives. Eight teams packed with seasoned campaigners and rising stars, the 12th edition of the mega event is geared to captivate audiences with all the talent on offer. Although it was a daunting task to narrow down the players to watch, but here are the eight excellent cricketers, one curated from each country.  

February 27, 2022
February 27, 2022

Is ‘Afif possibly best fielder in world’?  

In social media yesterday, Bangladesh batting coach Jamie Siddons complimented the key performers of the Tigers in the second one-dayer against Afghanistan, played on Friday in Chattogram.

February 19, 2022
February 19, 2022

Novax Djocovid doesn’t endorse hypocrisy, but...

When little Novax was young, he got what he wanted every time his birthday arrived. He had a way to get his stuff, for he had discovered the magic word, what he thought was the “Philosopher’s word”.