Mazhar Uddin | The Daily Star
  • Mazhar Uddin

  • Is there a plan for domestic cricket?

    “Do you know when domestic cricket is going to start again?’’-- this is the one question that reporters covering Bangladesh cricket have been asked by domestic cricketers almost every other day over the past month or so.
  • ‘A different world’

    The coronavirus pandemic has widened the world’s vocabulary by driving words such as lockdown, quarantine and isolation into daily use. The latest buzzword is bio-secure bubble.
  • Focus should be on actual strengths

    In the 20 years since Bangladesh attained Test status, there have been some shortcomings in Tests on the part of team management when it came to settling on the actual strength of the Tigers, their opponents’ and the conditions, especially in the lead-up to foreign tours.
  • The intangible importance of fielding

    There is a saying about Test cricket -- when nothing’s going your way while bowling, tighten up the field and put pressure on the batters and something will happen. That, however, is an area where the Tigers have been generally lacking in their 20 years of Test cricket.
  • ‘Never say never’

    The Daily Star’s Mazhar Uddin caught up with former Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha and asked some unanswered questions which he answered candidly.