Sakeb Subhan | The Daily Star
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  • Is the national team BCB's sole remit?

    The national team is of course the most important facet under the Bangladesh Cricket Board's (BCB's) purview, but by reducing the ban on serial disciplinary offender Sabbir Rahman, the BCB has proven that they are willing to sacrifice everything at the altar of the Tigers' short-term future. The sacrificial lambs are team culture, the long-term disciplinary tradition not just around the team but also at lower levels, the future of Sabbir himself and last but not least, any semblance of professionalism.
  • The end of Murray's fight and the Big 3

    The headline says 'Big 3' instead of 'Big 4' in order to avert argument. Andy Murray's place alongside three of the greatest tennis players of all time -- Roger Federer,
  • A tournament in decline?

    For most organisations and events, five times is usually enough to get the process right. The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) is currently in its sixth edition and it was not unreasonable to hope that the BPL governing council (GC) would finally be able to stage a season not blighted by controversy after five editions that were compromised by one gaffe or another.
  • Sixers dazzle after Kings ascend

    The Sylhet leg of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) sprang into life yesterday in two contrasting matches at the Sylhet International Stadium.
  • Sixers and Sylhet disappoint, Khulna bag first win

    After a mostly underwhelming first leg on slow and low Dhaka wickets, there was hope that things would liven up when the