Nazmul Hassan Papon

Tamim distraction ahead of WI Tests

The fracas in the media over Tamim Iqbal’s recent comments and those of the Bangladesh Cricket Board has exposed a pretty dismal picture of the national team environment ahead of the West Indies tour. As the team leaves for the Caribbean for the month-long tour starting with the first Test in Antigua on June 16, it is not the longest format or the players of the format that are hogging the limelight, instead it is ODI captain Tamim Iqbal’s T20I future that is the talk of the town.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Sporting fraternity to celebrate Padma Bridge inauguration

With the inauguration of the Padma Bridge only hours away, the sporting bodies of Bangladesh are also set to be a part of history and will celebrate the much-awaited event.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Tamim distraction ahead of WI Tests

The fracas in the media over Tamim Iqbal’s recent comments and those of the Bangladesh Cricket Board has exposed a pretty dismal picture of the national team environment ahead of the West Indies tour. As the team leaves for the Caribbean for the month-long tour starting with the first Test in Antigua on June 16, it is not the longest format or the players of the format that are hogging the limelight, instead it is ODI captain Tamim Iqbal’s T20I future that is the talk of the town.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

BCB shortening touring party for cost-cutting

The Bangladesh Cricket Board will be sending fewer personnel to the West Indies as a cost-cutting measure. The Daily Star learned that plans are for a few support staff to be excluded for the tour along with a selector and a pace bowler from the squad.

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

What 'process' behind Mominul’s U-turn in 47 days? 

Bangladesh cricketer Mominul Haque's declaration to quit Test captaincy may not have shocked the cricketing fraternity, given his persisting off-form with the bat. However, those who have been following what Mominul had said of late, would know that the decision does guarantee a few raised eyebrows.  

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

The question is who’s next?

In a normal cricket culture, this would not be an issue. Especially when a Test captain wants to resign, it is the captain who asks for the decision to be either made public or makes the announcement himself, preferably in a press conference in an official setting.

May 31, 2022
May 31, 2022

Not thinking of replacing Mominul as Test captain: Papon

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Papon said that he personally does not want to replace Mominul Haque as the Test captain of Bangladesh anytime soon. 

May 27, 2022
May 27, 2022

Papon ‘not worried’ about Mominul’s captaincy

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Papon backed the Bangladesh Test captain Mominul Haque and said that his captaincy is not something the management is worried about.

May 23, 2022
May 23, 2022

Would have had a heart attack: Hassan

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Papon said that he might have had a heart attack had he witnessed Bangladesh's disastrous start on the opening day of their second Test against Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today. 

May 21, 2022
May 21, 2022

'If Asia Cup venue changes, Bangladesh will be the first choice'

The Asia Cup T20I tournament, which is scheduled to take place in Sri Lanka in August, might be held in Bangladesh if Sri Lanka relinquishes the hosting right, hinted Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Papon.

March 15, 2017
March 15, 2017

Celebratory start for Tigers’ 100th Test

Bangladesh’s 100th Test at the P Sara Oval in Colombo this morning, started on a special note before a pre-match ceremony to mark the auspicious occasion.