Test cricket’s toughest test
Bangladesh’s historic win shines a spotlight on bloated Ashes and a broken Test cricket system, lopsided in favour of the big three.
Is Shakib Al Hasan cricket’s MVP?
It has been a great week for the underdogs of International cricket. At Headingley a very inexperienced West Indies side chased down over 300 to beat England on the last day and in Dhaka only a day later Australia were beaten to find themselves one down with one to play against Bangladesh. Two of cricket’s […]
Rashid Among Star Performers as England Seal One-Day Series Win
Yorkshire spinner, Adil Rashid took 4-43 as England claimed victory in the third and final ODI against Bangladesh, helping the tourists to a 2-1 series win in the process. Rashid proved his worth once again in this form of the game, answering criticism from Bangladesh batsman, Sabbir Rahman, who claimed that the 28-year-old was not […]
How important is captain Eoin Morgan anyway?
The decisions by England’s ODI captain, Eoin Morgan and opener, Alex Hales to withdraw from England’s tour of Bangladesh citing security concerns in the country, have caused much consternation and discussion amongst the great and the good of English cricket. Should they be touring? What are the ramifications? Is it that important? Before I go […]
England’s ODI revolution is a lesson for us all
Rubel Hossain wheeled away into the Adelaide night sky, pursued with vigour by ecstatic team mates, coaching staff and cameramen eager to capture a slice of the moment. He had just splayed James Anderson’s stumps with a well-directed Yorker to confound England’s total humiliation at the 2015 ICC World Cup. England went into that 49th […]
The disturbing case of Shahadat Hossain
The unwelcome events that had taken place in the household of Bangladeshi international Shahadat Hossain came to light in September 2015, when an 11 year old maid who had been working for him and his wife, was discovered in a street with multiple injuries including a black eye and a broken leg. She alleged that […]
India win Asia Cup T20 ahead of World T20
India beat Bangladesh by eight wickets to lift the Asia Cup trophy in front of a vociferous crowd in Mirpur. India enjoyed complete domination over their neighbours, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and UAE, winning all their matches in the tournament. Bangladesh, having raised the bar to beat higher ranked teams such as Sri Lanka and […]