Bangladesh speedster Taskin Ahmed is gearing up to get fit for the home series against Afghanistan in June-July after suffering a side strain ahead of the one-off Test against Ireland last month.
Injury and Taskin Ahmed have been the close associates of each other ever since the pacer made his international debut. Taskin who is recovering from a side strain injury is gearing up to return even stronger as the 28 year old who has been a revolution in the Tigers pace bowling unit spoke about his bowling, plans over the upcoming World Cup along with a few other topics during an exclusive interview with The Daily Star's Mazhar Uddin.
Bangladesh speedster Taskin Ahmed, who is recovering from his injury, is expected to start bowling in low intensity within the next week and hopes to make his return in the home series against Afghanistan next month, the 28-year-old revealed to the media on Tuesday.
Bangladesh Test and T20I skipper Shakib Al Hasan has pledged to donate Tk 20,000 for tomorrow’s iftar for the victims of the fire that broke out in the Bangabazar complex in the Gulistan area earlier on Tuesday.
Taskin’s rise has been synonymous with Bangladesh’s improved aggression in pace attack
Two wickets in back-to-back overs from Shakib Al Hasan and Ebadot Hossain have left Ireland with an even bigger mountain to climb after the visitors cautiously begun their chase of a daunting 338 in the first ODI of the three-match series between Bangladesh and Ireland at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium on Saturday.
Phil Salt led a counter-attack from England after Taskin Ahmed struck an early blow, getting rid of Dawid Malan in his second over of the first spell.
There was a bit of laughter and light moments during Mark Wood’s press conference today. The Chattogram track looks hard but Wood provided some comic relief with the way he answered how much help fast bowlers will have on this wicket. The pacer also divulged on his England teammates views on Taskin Ahmed.
Dhaka Dominators successfully defended the third-lowest total in the history of the Bangladesh Premier League to clinch a scintillating 24-run win over Khulna Tigers in the second fixture of Tuesday at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur.
All three Bangladeshi cricketers -- Shakib Al Hasan, Liton Das, and Taskin Ahmed -- remained unsold while England all-rounder Sam Curran became the Indian Premier League's (IPL) most expensive ever buy in the players' auction in Kochi on Friday ahead of the 2023 season.
Nobody will deny one fact that fast bowler Taskin Ahmed has become most entertaining Bangladesh player in the ongoing T20 World Cup in Australia.
Opener Najmul Hossain Shanto and pacers Taskin Ahmed and Mustafizur Rahman shone for Bangladesh as the Tigers defeated Zimbabwe by three runs in a T20 World Cup Super 12 clash that swayed back and forth till the last moment at the Gabba in Brisbane on Sunday.
Pacers Taskin Ahmed and Mustafizur Rahman helped Bangladesh to a flying start, picking up four crucial wickets inside the Powerplay in their T20 World Cup Super 12 clash against Zimbabwe at the Gabba in Brisbane on Sunday.
Bangladesh Test and T20I skipper Shakib Al Hasan heaped praise on pace spearhead Taskin Ahmed, saying that the pacer has now assumed the role of a leader in the pace department since the departure of the country's most iconic cricketing figure -- Mashrafe Bin Mortaza.
Taskin Ahmed’s first two deliveries hit a length and while the first went away from the left-handed Vikramjit Singh, the second went away just slightly off the deck from the right-handed Bas de Leede and both deliveries made the batters play and got the nick off the bats. Most importantly, both catches were taken, with Yasir Ali diving forward to take a low catch at slips and wicketkeeper Nurul Hasan diving to his right to take the next one as Netherlands were down to two in two deliveries in chase of 144 made by Bangladesh. The tone had been set, and the fielders had their tails up as Bangladesh made up for any lacking with the bat in the first innings.
Taskin Ahmed most probably expressed the whole team sentiment when the right-arm pacer pointed out the urges of his side’s hunger for victory following a nine-run win against the Netherlands in their opening T20 World Cup match in Hobart today.
Bangladesh started their T20 World Cup campaign on the right note as they handed the Netherlands a 9-run defeat at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart today.
Members of the Bangladesh cricket team congratulated the national team women footballers after their SAFF Women’s Championship triumph on Monday.