Mushfiqur Rahim

‘It’s not easy to fill the shoes of Mushy bhai’

Yasir Ali Chowdhury has shown great potential in his fledgling Test career and the right-hander is expected to play a big role in Bangladesh's middle-order on the tour of the West Indies as he fills a vacancy left by the absence of the experienced Mushfiqur Rahim. The 26-year-old, who will travel to the Caribbean today, spoke to The Daily Star's Mazhar Uddin before boarding a flight, discussing his plans and some other topics during an exclusive interview. The excerpts are below:

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Tamim shines in Bangladesh’s first away ODI series win in 9 years

Bangladesh are set to embark on a month-long tour in the West Indies this month to test their skills in all three formats against the home side, once an undisputed powerhouse of the game.

June 6, 2022
June 6, 2022

‘It’s not easy to fill the shoes of Mushy bhai’

Yasir Ali Chowdhury has shown great potential in his fledgling Test career and the right-hander is expected to play a big role in Bangladesh's middle-order on the tour of the West Indies as he fills a vacancy left by the absence of the experienced Mushfiqur Rahim. The 26-year-old, who will travel to the Caribbean today, spoke to The Daily Star's Mazhar Uddin before boarding a flight, discussing his plans and some other topics during an exclusive interview. The excerpts are below:

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022

Wounded Tigers off to recharge before Windies tour

On the back of a 1-0 defeat in the recently-concluded Test series against Sri Lanka and with a packed schedule ahead of Bangladesh, some of the members of the national team have taken a break ahead of their upcoming West Indies tour next month.

May 27, 2022
May 27, 2022

SL strike early as Bangladesh’s hopes hang by a thread

Sri Lanka got the breakthrough they were looking for early on the final day of their series-deciding Test against Bangladesh in Mirpur today.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

Mushy, Liton top Test batters since 2020

Bangladesh may not have an impressive Test records in the last 15 Test they played, having won only three matches where two of them came against the lowly ranked Zimbabwe. However, two Bangladesh batters have been exceptional during this period and find themselves on top in two separate lists.

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

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 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

First-innings lead crucial, says Liton

“I think Sri Lanka are still behind. If we can pick up a few early wickets in the first hour of the [third] day, then we will have the upper hand. The first innings is crucial. If they get close to our total or go past it, then we will be on the back foot. So it will be important to take a first-innings lead,” Liton opined.

May 24, 2022
May 24, 2022

Mushy fights on, brings up 150

Even though Bangladesh lost two early wickets on the second day of their second Test against Sri Lanka in Mirpur today, Mushfiqur Rahim kept on going as the experienced campaigner brought up his 150.