Mushfiqur Rahim

August 15, 2022
August 15, 2022

‘Shakib, Mushfiqur might open if needed’

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. 

August 10, 2022
August 10, 2022

Tigers lose three in quick succession

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. 

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Injury pains leave BCB in a quandry

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.

July 25, 2022
July 25, 2022

Sujon urges for ‘professional attitude’ from cricketers 

Arranged by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) cricket operations committee, the national team cricketers had a lunch meeting at a hotel in the capital today ahead of their white-ball tour of Zimbabwe later this month. 

July 24, 2022
July 24, 2022

Can Emon express himself?

There are whispers in the cricketing arena that Mushfiqur Rahim is not happy about the fact that he was rested for the T20I series team on the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe, but the move came as the Bangladesh think-tank aim to empower youngsters, expecting them to come out of the shadows and instill their own identity in the shortest format of the game.

July 15, 2022
July 15, 2022

WC 2023 key in shaping Tamim’s legacy

Bangladesh ODI captain Tamim Iqbal set his sights firmly on the 2023 World Cup in India, which, in his opinion, could be the final destination for the four seniors in the Bangladesh side, who will likely play their last World Cup together.

July 9, 2022
July 9, 2022

T20I humbling offers scope for introspection

Yet another disappointing performance from Bangladesh on Thursday saw the visitors lose the three-match T20I series against the West Indies 2-0 after a five-wicket defeat in the third and final T20I in Guyana.

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

A dream taken from Bangladesh to Portugal

While there are those who are tempted to abandon their dreams after a major hurdle, the story of Siraj Ullah Khadem illustrates the possibilities that can be found when an individual never stops chasing their dreams despite the cruel twists of fate.

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: