Mazhar Uddin | The Daily Star
  • Mazhar Uddin

  • Darkness beneath the glamour

    With Bangladesh cricket gradually acquiring a measure of prominence at international level, the sport in the country has mass appeal and is considered a viable profession by parents of budding cricketers.
  • Still have a lot to improve on: Riyad

    The T20I tri-series featuring Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe, came to a disappointing end at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium yesterday. Following incessant rain in Mirpur, the match was eventually called off and the finalists -- Bangladesh and Afghanistan -- were declared joint champions with Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah Riyad saying that he felt sorry for the young kids who came to watch some cricket in the pouring rain.
  • Tactical gamble pays off

    The Bangladesh team management made a tactical change against Afghanistan in what was a dress rehearsal for the tri-nation T20I series final at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram yesterday.
  • Shakib powers Tigers to win

    Skipper Shakib Al Hasan led from the front and remained unbeaten on a match-winning 70 as Bangladesh finally managed to break the Afghanistan hoodoo, registering a four-wicket win in the tri-nation T20I series in Chattogram yesterday.
  • Chance to fine-tune before title clash

    Ahead of the T20I tri-series final on September 23, both Bangladesh and Afghanistan will have one more chance to tinker with and work on their game plans as the two teams face off today in what will be a dress rehearsal of the final in the last round-robin game at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury stadium in Chattogram.