Sakeb Subhan | The Daily Star
  • Sakeb Subhan

  • A new beginning 12 years later

    The three-match T20I series between Bangladesh and Pakistan, starting today in Lahore, may seem like the result of protracted diplomatic negotiations between the two respective cricket boards but with the focus shifting finally to cricket, the series carries greater importance than most recent assignments for Bangladesh.
  • Bangladeshi Pacer Mustafizur Rahman

    Mustafizur’s decline and Tigers’ Test troubles

    More than any other cricketer in Bangladesh’s history, Mustafizur Rahman has been treated with kid gloves by the Bangladesh team management, and with good reason.
  • Players call off strike

    The impasse between the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) and top cricketers was resolved when the BCB agreed to nine of the original 11 demands during a meeting between the two parties in Mirpur late last night.
  • Will the real custodians please stand up

    Over the last two days, two press conferences took place at Bangladesh cricket’s headquarters in Mirpur: the first a 15-minute affair on Monday and the second yesterday stretching to nearly an hour and 40 minutes.
  • A time for introspection

    There was much that was discouraging about Bangladesh’s 224-run loss to Afghanistan in the one-off Test in Chattogram yesterday. It has already been mentioned ad nauseum, but bears repeating one more time. Afghanistan were playing their third Test match just