Nabid Yeasin | The Daily Star
  • Nabid Yeasin

  • Reminiscence: My first match

    I am widely unpopular among my friends, family and colleagues for remembering things. And hence, as I take my turn to reminisce about the first live match that I watched, I could just barely recall some flashes of the day Bangladesh took on England on March 5, 2010 at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram, my hometown.
  • Fans missing their escape from reality

    After a lousy day at office or school, navigating all the chaos around the city and bearing long hours of traffic, the one thing that people try to find peace in at the end of the day is seeing their favorite club or team playing the game they love. Sport is not only a source of entertainment but also kind of an escape from reality for most people.
  • A rare moment, but also one for introspection

    Bangladesh stand on the brink of a rare moment going into today’s encounter against Zimbabwe in the second and the final T20I of the two-match series at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur.
  • A standard to live up to

    It was a fitting end to Mashrafe Bin Mortaza’s reign as captain and the inspirational leader, who did a lot of head-scratching over the years while trying to find the perfect opening partner alongside automatic pick Tamim Iqbal,
  • From Akram to Akbar: the homecoming of our captains

    How had the nation welcomed the Akram Khan-led Bangladesh side that wrote the first glorious chapter in Bangladesh's cricket history when they defeated Kenya and lifted the ICC trophy in 1997? That success story is known to most of this generation just through stories, pictures and articles, best described by those who had witnessed it first-hand.