Nabid Yeasin | The Daily Star
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  • From Akram to Akbar: the homecoming of our captains

    How had the nation welcomed the Akram Khan-led Bangladesh side that wrote the first glorious chapter in Bangladesh's cricket history when they defeated Kenya and lifted the ICC trophy in 1997? That success story is known to most of this generation just through stories, pictures and articles, best described by those who had witnessed it first-hand.
  • If it works for cubs, why not for Tigers?

    While the whole nation is waiting eagerly to welcome the Bangladesh Under-19s with their maiden World Cup trophy, a group of the national side made a silent return to the country yesterday evening after a dismal showing during their first World Test Championship game against Pakistan that they lost by an innings and 44 runs in just over three days at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on Monday.
  • Time for Mominul to be a good tourist

    When the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced that Mominul Haque would be the Test skipper for the India tour in November last year, even a cricket fraternity benumbed by the shocking news of premier all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan’s ban, were left a bit surprised by the board’s decision.
  • The good and bad of BBPL

    The Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL) came to an end with Rajshahi Royals lifting the coveted trophy after a 21-run win over Khulna Tigers at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Friday.
  • More than a trophy at stake

    Under-19 tournaments and series have always been seen as platforms for young players to showcase their talent and make a statement for being considered at the national level.