Nabid Yeasin | The Daily Star
  • Nabid Yeasin

  • Shakib a perennial headline-maker

    Shakib Al Hasan’s return to cricket after serving a year-long ban was expected to be the most discussed topic among fans and media. And so it proved from day one, when he was officially allowed to be reinstated in cricketing activities on the morning of October 29.
  • Blazing a trail of success

    “I hope many more girls in our country will focus more on playing cricket and work on their fitness in order to achieve something for their country after seeing my performance or Jahanra’s [Alam] performance,” Salma Khatun said after helping Trailblazers win the Women’s T20 Challenge for the first time.
  • 20 years travelled, but still a long way to go

    Today marks 20 years of Bangladesh’s Test journey. And when the Naimur Rahman-led Tigers, donned in the all-white jersey for the first time, stepped onto the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka on November 10, 2000, to face Sourav Ganguly’s India, cricket lovers rejoiced at the start of what they hoped would be an enthralling journey.
  • Problem not in rust, but failure to learn

    “Maybe give the guys a bit of breathing space,” said Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo in a virtual conference on Thursday, urging the media not to “harshly judge” players over a few days of cricket in the ongoing intra-squad BCB President’s Cup.
  • Time for the batsmen to learn from mistakes

    “I had got out a couple of times to balls bowled outside off stump. So I decided not to play the cover-drive. They were bowling consistently outside the off stump, and I decided to leave all those balls,” were the words of the great Sachin Tendulkar after he played an unbeaten 241-run knock without a single drive through the off side during the Sydney Test of India’s 2004 tour.