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  • Bangladesh Cricket Board President Nazmul Hassan

    A show of disrespect

    Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul Hassan’s antics during press briefings have been well-advertised, but the BCB boss probably violated the very essence of the game -- respect -- while taking a swipe at Mushfiqur Rahim’s decision to skip the Pakistan tour.

  • Bangladesh Batsman Mushfiqur Rahim

    I knew I would not be picked in IPL: Mushy

    Bangladesh wicketkeeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim, who went under the hammer but remained unpicked during the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction held in Kolkata last Thursday, said that he knew about the outcome beforehand.

  • Cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim

    Mushfiqur kicks off Ctg leg in style

    While the opening match of the Chattogram leg of the Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League was a run fest at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium yesterday, the following match between Sylhet Thunder and Chattogram Challengers was a rather low-scoring one under the lights at the same venue.

  • ‘Happy with Mushfiqur the keeper’

    Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim’s performance behind the stumps has often come under scrutiny because of occasional lapses that cost the team, especially during this summer’s World Cup in England.

  • Mushfiqur the lone warrior

    A fighting, unbeaten 98-run knock from Mushfiqur Rahim was the only positive in an otherwise horrible batting display from Bangladesh in the second of a three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo yesterday.

  • Mashrafe Mortaza says about Mushfiqur Rahim

    ‘Don’t need to go after Mushy’

    A big talking point surrounding Bangladesh’s two-wicket loss to New Zealand was established long before the result, when wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim negated a sure run out of Kane Williamson by dislodging the bails with his elbows when trying to intercept a throw from Tamim Iqbal at mid on that was heading for the stumps anyway.

  • ‘We want to make it special for Mash’

    Yesterday was the first time in Bangladesh’s ongoing training camp that almost all members of the World Cup squad, except Shakib Al Hasan, practised together at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur ahead of their May 1 departure for Ireland.

  • Bangladeshi Batsman Mushfiqur Rahim

    ‘We still love New Zealand’

    Bangladesh cricketers had feared for their lives during those frantic moments when their team bus was in front of the Christchurch mosque which got attacked by a gunman. The Tigers faced possibly the worst moment in their lives but star batsman Mushfiqur Rahim said that the team still loves New Zealand.

  • Signs point to Mushy return

    Generally, Mushfiqur Rahim's mood depends on his on-field performances and, known for his sheer determination and eagerness to play every game for Bangladesh, it was a welcome sight for the team management to see the wicketkeeper-batsman back in action again.

  • Mushfiqur 'extremely doubtful'

    Mushfiqur 'extremely doubtful'

    Just as he entered the Basin Reserve Stadium in Wellington, the venue for Bangladesh's second Test against host New Zealand, Mushfiqur Rahim looked up at the heavens, muttered something under his breath and joined his team mates for the warm up session yesterday.

  • Cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim to miss Ban vs NZ second Test

    Mushy set to miss second Test too

    Mushfiqur Rahim is unlikely to take part in the second Test against New Zealand, starting from March 8 at Basin Reserve in Wellington as the wicket-keeper batsman is yet to recover fully from the multiple injuries sustained during the ODI series.

  • Bangladeshi Batsman Mushfiqur Rahim

    'We can go right to the top'

    2018 has been a magnificent year in all formats for Mushfiqur Rahim. His match-winning contributions have emerged as the highlight of Mushfiqur's performance throughout the year, and he was an obvious choice to be declared The Daily Star's Sportsperson of the Year.

  • 2019 IPL auctions

    Mushy, Riyad shortlisted for IPL auctions

    Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur Rahim and Mahmudullah Riyad have been shorlisted for the 2019 IPL auctions, scheduled to take place on December 18. In total 10 Bangladesh players’ name was registered for the the IPL auctions and the franchises had until December 10 to submit their shortlist.

  • Bangladesh vs West Indies 2nd Test in Dhaka's Mirpur

    Liton included as Mushy's backup

    Bangladesh batsman Liton Das has been included in the squad as backup for Mushfiqur Rahim for the second Test against West Indies which is to be played tomorrow, skipper Shakib Al Hasan informed today.

  • Mushfiqur Rahim's Injury

    Mushy gets injury scare

    Bangladesh wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim got an injury scare today after a ball hit him on the thumb of his right hand during a practice session today.

  • Mushy climbs up rankings

    Bangladesh's wicketkeeper-batsman Mushfiqur Rahim climbed 13 steps up the ICC Test batting ranking ladder after becoming the first wicketkeeper to score two double centuries -- the last of which came in the second Test against Zimbabwe earlier this month.

  • Bangladeshi Batsman Mushfiqur Rahim

    'Have found my own way of living'

    Sixteen years ago, during a game between Bangladesh Under-15 and the Cricket Association of Bengal at BKSP, a young boy went

  • Masterful Mushfiqur scales new peak

    Bangladesh dominated proceedings on Day 2 as they picked up the wicket of captain Hamilton Masakadza after declaring their innings at 522 for 7. Zimbabwe openers had negotiated fiery spells from Mustafizur Rahman and newcomer Khaled Ahmed but Taijul Islam picked up the Zimbabwe captain in the 14th over. Four more overs of play took place before stumps on Day 2. ​