Mosaddek’s inclusion a proof of BCB’s murky vision

Bangladesh lost yet another Test series at home. The 10-wicket mauling by a fairly inexperienced Sri Lankan side on the final day of the second Test in Mirpur yesterday meant that the Tigers have now lost all the five Test series played against Sri Lanka at home, including the 1-0 series defeat in the latest one. 

‘The answer is there to see’

There was not any significant difference between hosts Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in terms of international experience as the two subcontinental rivals locked horns in a two-match Test series within the past two weeks.

SL thrash Tigers

Sri Lanka kept their record of winning every Test series in Bangladesh intact with a comprehensive 10-wicket victory over the Tigers in the second Test of the two-match series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

‘We do not have a better option than Mominul’

Bangladesh Test captain Mominul Haque has been in the firing line in recent times following his below-par performance with the bat, and the left-hander once again failed miserably in the ongoing second Test against Sri Lanka in Mirpur.

We are one of the fittest teams in Tests: Shakib

Premier all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan said that Bangladesh are one of the fittest teams in Tests. 

Tigers failing to duck another disaster

Bangladesh batters have brought back the fresh, traumatic memories for their fans as the hosts repeated a disastrous start in their second innings on day four of the Dhaka Test today.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

‘Even AB finds it tough to get down to Shakib’

There was a wonderful trajectory to Shakib Al Hasan’s deliveries and he kept Bangladesh in the game on a day largely foiled by rain.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Ebadot, Khaled ‘getting gist of English’

Despite having the big names of world cricket in Bangladesh's fast bowling coach over the years, with the likes of Courtney Walsh, Ottis Gibson and now Allan Donald working as the pace bowling coach, Bangladesh’s seam bowling department is yet to become an intimidating force, especially in the longest format of the game.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Sri Lanka on strong footing in Mirpur

Half-centuries on Day 3 from former skipper Angelo Mathews and all-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva took Sri Lanka to a position of strength in the second and deciding Test against Bangladesh in Mirpur on Wednesday.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Liton, Tamim, Mushfiqur rise in rankings

Bangladesh batter Liton Das and Sri Lanka’s Angelo Mathews have made valuable gains in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s Test Player Rankings after fine performances in the drawn first match of their ICC World Test Championship series in Chattogram.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Siddons aims to make seniors’ last dance end on a high

Both Shakib and Mushfiqur are 35 and Tamim is 33. Siddons said that his aim was to get the seniors to end their careers on a high.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Mathews, Dhanajaya take charge before rain

The visitors reached 210 for four at Lunch, which was taken five balls ahead of schedule due to rain.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

‘Now I know the nature of Test cricket’

Liton Das has been the name of a revolution for Bangladesh over the past one year or so as the elegant right-hander keeps taking his game to greater heights with commendable consistency.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Confident, Compact, Composed

“He has a deeper understanding of his game and that is making the difference,” Nazmul Abedeen Fahim, a long-term mentor to Mushfiqur Rahim, said about one of his favourite students while talking to The Daily Star yesterday.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Crucial third day for Tigers

The third day of the second and series-deciding Test in Mirpur will be crucial for Bangladesh and their hopes of seizing control by taking a first-innings lead against Sri Lanka. The visitors will resume on 143 for two, trailing by another 222 runs.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Shakib strikes late but SL finish strong on Day 2

Sri Lanka lost two wickets in the final session of Day 2 of their second Test against Bangladesh in Mirpur today but the visitors still remain in a strong position.