Everything he hit seemed to turn into something special, but what was even more special was how Mushfiqur Rahim kept doing it over and over as he notched the fastest ODI ton by a Bangladeshi.
Mushfiqur Rahim’s sleek carnage was a sight to behold for the plush crowd attending the game at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium today. The batter got 100 off 60 deliveries, the fastest ODI ton by a Bangladesh batter and it hooked Liton Das as well.
Towhid Hridoy was shaped by unfortunate long before his first international appearance for Bangladesh national team. In 2013, a ‘fake’ cricket academy in Banasree embezzled money from him deceitfully. His family suffered as they had to mortgage land for a young Hridoy to join that academy but his career faced early setback. Batting with the likes of Shakib Al Hasan and Mushfiqur Rahim yesterday, Towhid showcased his own talent. He talked to The Daily Star’s Abdullah Al Mehdi on facing deceit when pursuing cricket, and support of his family through difficult times. He also talked about batting with Mushfiqur Rahim yesterday and gave his opinion on Mashrafe Bin Mortaza’s comment during the BPL regarding his national team call up.
The cricketer’s father said this while talking to reporters during a mass signature campaign demanding reinstatement of the Shaheed Chandu Stadium as a BCB venue.
Chandika Hathurusingha’s reappointment as Bangladesh’s coach for a second stint could not have come at a more agreeable time.
Shanto became the first Bangladeshi batter to score at least 500 runs in one BPL campaign
Despite the dramatic one-wicket victory over India in the first ODI where Mehedi Hasan Miraz emerged as the saviour for Bangladesh with an unbeaten 39-ball 38 in a 51-run last-wicket stand with Mustafizur Rahman, there are questions over the performance of two of the senior players -- Mahmudullah Riyad and Mushfiqur Rahim.
Dhaka Division kept their hopes alive in the title race after they managed to seal a thumping 333-run win over table-toppers Sylhet on the third day of their National Cricket League Tier 1 encounter at the Sylhet International Stadium on Wednesday.
Members of the Bangladesh cricket team congratulated the national team women footballers after their SAFF Women’s Championship triumph on Monday.
With global names like Netflix, HBO, Disney, and Amazon investing heavily in the concept, it is inevitable that local names like Chorki, Hoichoi, Binge, Bongo etc., will continue to flourish equally. As the ecosystem continues to grow, we have numerous questions that come into our minds, such as how much OTT has actually affected the overall entertainment industry, what its future outlook may be, and whether there will be any negative impact, as is usual with any swiftly expanding user platform.
Bangladesh great Abdur Razzak believes that it would have been better had Mushfiqur Rahim announced his retirement from T20Is during the Asia Cup instead of in the immediate aftermath.
Mushfiqur Rahim’s announcement to retire from the T20 format for Bangladesh yesterday was welcomed by the Tigers’ fans as a timely one.
Nicknamed 'Mr. Dependable', Mushfiqur Rahim has undoubtedly lived up to the billing in Tests and ODIs for Bangladesh. However, the same can not be said of his T20 career as the 35-year-old has had a rather fluctuating one,spanning over 15 years and 102 matches, in the shortest format of the game. As the cricketer called time on his T20I career on Sunday, The Daily Star looks at two major highlights from his T20I career, depicting the ups and downs.
Bangladesh cricketers flooded social media with messages and wishes for wicketkeeper-batter Mushfiqur Rahim, who announced his retirement from T20Is through a Facebook post on Sunday.
Bangladesh's veteran wicketkeeper-batter Mushfiqur Rahim has announced his retirement from T20 Internationals. The announcement came from his official Facebook page on Sunday noon.
Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim is known as ‘Mr. Dependable’ for his cool and collective approach to batting in the middle-order. It has been his ability to keep the scoring-rate ticking in the middle overs with soft hands and patient technique that has seen Bangladesh through on many challenging situations.
As there are only two specialist openers in Bangladesh’s 17-member squad for the Asia Cup squad, the Tigers’ team management, according to Bangladesh team director Khaled Mahmud Sujon, may even opt for Mushfiqur Rahim or skipper Shakib Al Hasan in the opening slot in case of injuries and emergencies.
After a decent opening stand, Bangladesh lost three quick wickets to see themselves in a precarious situation in the third and final ODI against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club today.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board's desire to reform and start afresh in the T20 format appears to have taken a backseat, with disaster management more of a concern ahead of this month's T20 Asia Cup as the national team's injury list continues to grow.