Mazhar Uddin

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

A dream taken from Bangladesh to Portugal

While there are those who are tempted to abandon their dreams after a major hurdle, the story of Siraj Ullah Khadem illustrates the possibilities that can be found when an individual never stops chasing their dreams despite the cruel twists of fate.

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

‘This camp is about taking yourself to the next level’

With the intent to prepare cricketers for the next step, the Bangladesh Tigers have been specifically polishing the skills of cricketers that are in contention for a place in the national side. 

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

Can Tigers overcome half a decade of top-order struggles?

Before the start of the first of the two-match Test series in Antigua, skipper Shakib Al Hasan mentioned that the Tigers would have to put up a better show with the bat, especially in the first innings, if they wanted to take control of the Test. It was pretty much a confession that Bangladesh’s batting was the area of concern in the first innings of a Test match.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Taijul’s sights on the extraordinary

The Daily Star (DS): Another away tour is approaching. How’s your preparation for the West Indies series?

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Shoriful enjoying the big shift

Shoriful Islam (SI): It’s much better now. I feel a lot better. Hopefully the plaster will be removed by May 9 and then let’s see what happens.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

‘It’s not easy to fill the shoes of Mushy bhai’

Yasir Ali Chowdhury has shown great potential in his fledgling Test career and the right-hander is expected to play a big role in Bangladesh's middle-order on the tour of the West Indies as he fills a vacancy left by the absence of the experienced Mushfiqur Rahim. The 26-year-old, who will travel to the Caribbean today, spoke to The Daily Star's Mazhar Uddin before boarding a flight, discussing his plans and some other topics during an exclusive interview. The excerpts are below:

June 4, 2022
June 4, 2022

Former stars’ interest the ‘most positive’ sign

With the intention to enhance and improve the skills of the local coaches, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) conducted a six-day Level 2 coaching course at the home of cricket in Mirpur last week.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

A trio of hopefuls

Bangladesh will start their build up to the ICC T20 World Cup, slated to be held in Australia in October, with the upcoming three-match T20I series against West Indies starting from July 2.

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

‘Franchise-based leagues are hurting the ODI format’

The sustainability of ODI cricket has been questioned after a number of legends of the game termed the format obsolete in the modern era.

April 30, 2022
April 30, 2022

The many shades of Eid

The Bangladesh national cricket team members will enjoy the Eid vacation this year with their family members. In a time when cricketers remain extremely busy throughout the year with home or away tours and global events, getting to enjoy Eid festivities with near and dear ones are increasingly rare.