Bangladesh

  • Back Bangladesh, not Hasina or Zia

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    By every account, the January 5th elections, Bangladesh's 10th so far, were a low point for democracy. The boycott of the 18-member opposition alliance meant...

  • New Zealand Banglawashed!

    Perfume Ball |  Faisal Caesar
    McClenaghan banged the second ball of the 50th over short, Sohag Gazi upper-cut it for four and the Fatullah stadium erupted with joy. The famous...

  • Well fought Bangladesh

    Perfume Ball |  Faisal Caesar
    The final day of the second Test match between Bangladesh and New Zealand was expected to be a gripping contest. New Zealand's handy lead in...

  • Sohag Gazi - way to go

    Perfume Ball |  Faisal Caesar
    Corey Anderson, the New Zealand left-arm medium pacer leaped up in a big appeal for leg-before against Mominul Haque on which the umpire raised his...

  • Bangladesh need discipline in batting against New Zealand

    Perfume Ball |  Faisal Caesar
    Three years ago, a strong New Zealand team came to Bangladesh to play an ODI series. During that time, the New Zealand Cricket Board asked...

  • Bangladesh need the Mashrafe Mortaza flair

    Perfume Ball |  Faisal Caesar
    He exploded onto the Bangladesh cricket scene like a meteor when he, as an under-17 rookie, caught the attention of coach Andy Roberts, who was...

  • Bangladesh media can ill-afford ignoring domestic cricket

    Perfume Ball |  Faisal Caesar
    After long speculations and after much chaos, the Dhaka Premier League (DPL) commenced on September 10. With not much action in the offing and Bangladesh...

  • Taskin Ahmed needs to be handled carefully

    Perfume Ball |  Faisal Caesar
    Bangladesh's pace bowling, so far, has been nothing but a painstaking story. Other than Mashrafe Mortaza, till now, Bangladesh have not been able to produce...

  • Bangladesh 'most trusted' by Indians

    Neighbourhood watch |  Subir Bhaumik
    Guess the country Indians trust the most - surely not where they prefer to travel for higher education or health care or with whom they...

  • The World T20 venue must not slip away

    Perfume Ball |  Faisal Caesar
    The last six months have not been very pleasant for Bangladesh. Time and again chaotic incidents took place and frustrated the whole nation. Unpleasant political...

  • Harare win has given Bangladesh a reason to smile

    Perfume Ball |  Faisal Caesar
    As soon as the match ended, I stepped out to have a cup of tea at a stall near my house. I noticed two middle-aged...

  • Bangladesh should conquer Zimbabwe

    Perfume Ball |  Faisal Caesar
    The cricketing world is busy with the cash-rich show named the Indian Premier League. Its glamorous razzmatazz is so bright that it's quite impossible to...

  • Mohammad Ashraful's best shot at reviving his career

    Perfume Ball |  Faisal Caesar
    One of the most surprising aspects regarding the Bangladesh Test squad for the tour to Sri Lanka was the exclusion of Marshall Ayub, a top-notch...

  • Passionate Bangladeshi cricket fans will uplift BPL 2

    Perfume Ball |  Faisal Caesar
    So there will be no Pakistani players in season two of the Bangladesh Premiere League. The Pakistan Cricket Board has denied to give No-objection certificates...

  • Blog: Why does America want a base in Bangladesh? (And why India isn't amused)

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    The vehement denials are in. But the waters are already muddied, especially given contextual developments. Both America and Bangladesh's pooh-pooing of an Indian news report...

  • Bangladesh arrive in the big league

    Stump Vision |  R Mohan
    Brave Bangladesh stumbled at the winning post. But had the team, which played so consistently right through the Asia Cup, so much as won the...

  • In sport, selfishness is intrinsic to greatness

    Reverse Swing |  Suresh Menon
    Great players are, by nature, selfish (the reverse is not necessarily true). They have to be. Richard Dawkins did not extend his theory of the...

  • Don't watch Tendulkar for the wrong reasons

    Gun Barrel |  Jaspreet Sahni
    Stop, stop right there and come out of the stadium. Switch off that TV. You have messed it all up. Your cricketing viewpoint is suffering...