Mazhar Uddin | The Daily Star
  • Mazhar Uddin

  • ‘Dream of playing at the World Cup’

    While the country’s cricket lovers devour every single update on the men’s national team, Bangladesh women’s team opener Sharmin Akhter finished her fitness training under the radar during a break from the Dhaka Women’s Premier Cricket League at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.
  • ‘Don’t create unnecessary hype’

    It was the last day of Bangladesh’s training camp before the Tigers depart for Ireland for the tri-nation series which will be followed by the ICC World Cup in the UK with a lot of expectations this time around from supporters.
  • Third among equals

    There has been a lot of planning and assessment surrounding the Tigers’ strengths and weaknesses in batting and bowling before and
  • Mashrafe the perfect beacon

    A common perspective about Bangladesh fast bowlers is that they do not get enough opportunities or that the pitch does not allow them to exploit the attributes a genuine seamer would otherwise utilise and eventually, most fade away.
  • 'I believe in my team, not names'

    Twelve years ago, a teenaged left-handed opener, playing in just his fifth ODI for Bangladesh against India in the ICC World Cup in 2007 in the West Indies, came down the track to fast bowler Zaheer Khan and smacked a six that sailed into the stands.