Despite abysmal recent form, turmoil in the leadership and the fact that Bangladesh need to 'start taking baby steps in T20s' as skipper Shakib Al Hasan admitted, the Tigers are still one of the contenders going into the upcoming Asia Cup in the UAE.
This year the Global Shapers Dhaka Hub had the distinct honour of having the shapers attend the Annual Meeting at Davos for the first time.
“I’m nervous,” were the first words that director and writer of the film Gohin Balu Chor, Badrul Anam Saud, said during the press launch of the cinema. While he said that, all I could think was, “YOU'RE nervous?? What about me???”
We had to fly to Kolkata at dawn, so early that most of us arrived at the airport with eyes half-shut. By the time we reached, had lunch and settled into our hotel rooms, it was already late afternoon.
We arrived at Ahmedabad in a rush. But the rush was that of excitement and anxiety. We were in Gujrat, the land of colours, traditions and Garba! The fifth day of the 100 Member Delegation trip from Bangladesh to India had already begun, and we were ready for whatever was to come.
There we were sitting inside this enormous hall room, after being escorted inside the Presidential House- the Rashtrapati Bhawan, in Delhi, India.
My roommate, Sarzina, Radio Jockey, Radio Foorti, and I woke up in the early hours, still in a daze. Breakfast was always served by 7 AM, with only half an hour in hand before the bus would be ready to leave.