Bangladesh vs Afghanistan

‘There should have been a reserve day’

A rained off match always leads to frustration, especially when you are a fan. And when it is of a much awaited final, the pain is much worsen. That was the case for the huge crowd that flocked the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday, only to see the

March 2, 2022
March 2, 2022

Rides and tunes on Shakib’s mind

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan returned to Dhaka yesterday morning  alongside the team following a three-match ODI series in Chattogram and refreshingly he was available to reporters and fielded questions after turning up in the afternoon to fulfil a commercial commitment.

September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019

‘There should have been a reserve day’

A rained off match always leads to frustration, especially when you are a fan. And when it is of a much awaited final, the pain is much worsen. That was the case for the huge crowd that flocked the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday, only to see the

September 24, 2019
September 24, 2019

Bangladesh, Afghanistan declared joint champs

Both Bangladesh and Afghanistan have been declared joint champions of the T20I tri-nation series after the final of the tournament was washed out due to rain without a ball being bowled at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

September 24, 2019
September 24, 2019

Tigers look to break Mirpur jinx

The ongoing T20I tri-series will come to an end after hosts Bangladesh take on Afghanistan in their third meeting of the tournament at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

September 22, 2019
September 22, 2019

Tactical gamble pays off

The Bangladesh team management made a tactical change against Afghanistan in what was a dress rehearsal for the tri-nation T20I series final at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram yesterday.

September 22, 2019
September 22, 2019

Shakib powers Tigers to win

Skipper Shakib Al Hasan led from the front and remained unbeaten on a match-winning 70 as Bangladesh finally managed to break the Afghanistan hoodoo, registering a four-wicket win in the tri-nation T20I series in Chattogram yesterday.

September 17, 2019
September 17, 2019

Much at stake as action moves to port city

The ongoing T20I tri-series featuring hosts Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe, has now moved to Chattogram’s Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, where all three second-leg matches will be played starting with the Bangladesh-Zimbabwe encounter tomorrow.

September 13, 2019
September 13, 2019

Adopting the Mullah’s wisdom

We all know about the witty, wise and philosophical Mullah Nasruddin, a Persian character who appears in thousands of humorous stories. A well-known tale relates how judge Nasruddin was listening to a case and, after hearing the plaintiff’s deposition, remarked,

September 10, 2019
September 10, 2019

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

September 10, 2019
September 10, 2019

A new high in humiliation

Everything was working fine for Bangladesh on the fifth day of their one-off Test against Afghanistan until the rain that had marred most of the day’s play, seeming to answer most Bangladesh players’ and fans’ prayers, stopped and play resumed at 4:20 pm with 18.3 overs more to be played at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium yesterday.