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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.