Sabbir Hossain

June 26, 2021
June 26, 2021

Sohan’s time to break through

Nurul Hasan Sohan’s form this season in the Bangabandhu Premier Division League saw him earn a well-deserved call-up for the national team in all three formats for their upcoming tour of Zimbabwe, but given the lack of faith from the selectors in the past, question remains whether Sohan’s present form can make a difference this time.

May 31, 2021
May 31, 2021

Tuchel’s simplicity trumps Pep’s convoluted plans

In every encounter, there is a winner and a loser. And in the clash of two tactical masterminds, the pedagogue Pep Guardiola was overshadowed by

March 18, 2021
March 18, 2021

Can Tigers work as a streak to defy the streak?

Records need not be pointed out to show that Bangladesh are yet to make big strides in the longest format of the game compared to their achievements in limited-overs cricket. When compared to other Test-playing nations, that gap only becomes more prominent.

July 31, 2020
July 31, 2020

Vardy’s story an inspiration in trying times

“Even now there are moments when I shake my head at the madness of it all -- going from the factory floor and playing Sunday morning pub football with my mates, to scoring for my country against the World Cup winners in Berlin. It’s the stuff of dreams.

July 21, 2020
July 21, 2020

‘We must overcome fear and move forward’

“We must overcome fear and move forward,” said promising archer Ety Khatun, who emerged as a national star after achieving an individual milestone by becoming the first female athlete from the country to win three gold medals in a single edition of the South Asian Games in December last year in Nepal.

July 6, 2020
July 6, 2020

Pioneering a return in the new normal

No matter how dreadful the situation is, and no matter how others are doing, there are some people who simply need to get the job done.

April 5, 2020
April 5, 2020

Reminiscence: My first match

Once I sat myself down to write, I was a bit perplexed to realise I could not recall any memories of the day I watched a match live from the stadium for the very first time!

January 10, 2020
January 10, 2020

Mixed bag of a decade ends with uncertainty

It would be hard to deny that while the 2010s was an exciting decade for Bangladesh cricket, it has entered the 2020s with a lot of uncertainty.

January 3, 2020
January 3, 2020

What next after a decade of success?

In Bangladesh’s sporting landscape over the last decade, female athletes have started to corner a greater portion of the limelight.

November 27, 2019
November 27, 2019

‘Batting will improve if bowling does’

Bangladesh batsmen’s inability to deal with a quality bowling attack like India’s has been much talked about following the Tigers’ meek surrender to the home side in a two-match Test series.