Posts Tagged ‘ Tigers ’

Cricket: A time for grace and maturity

July 27, 2015
Hammad Ali
Cricket: A time for grace and maturity

So far, 2015 has been a spectacular year for the Bangladesh cricket team. The team has had its moments in the past, with notable successes like the series win against New Zealand or their performance in Asia Cup 2012. However, in all those past occasions we have either fallen just short of unequivocal success,...
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Real bad umpiring

March 22, 2015
Syed Bashir
Real bad umpiring

Bangladesh has very strong reasons to feel let down
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Posted in Cricket, India | 8 Comments »

The dawn of hope

March 10, 2015
Hammad Ali
The dawn of hope

9th March 2015, 5:40 PM. The Bangladesh cricket team just bowled England out
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Posted in 1971, Cricket, History | 6 Comments »

Set the Tigers free

March 30, 2014
Iftekhar Hossain
Set the Tigers free

My school was West End High School; one of the older schools in Dhaka. It was located right on the border line of the Old and the New Dhaka.
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Posted in Cricket, Sport | 18 Comments »

The hopes of a nation

March 3, 2014
Hammad Ali
The hopes of a nation

During the cricket World Cup 2011, the city was full of many billboards related to cricket in general and the Bangladesh national team in particular.
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Posted in Cricket | 9 Comments »

Let not the political money-men ruin our cricket

April 1, 2012
Shafquat Rabbee
Let not the political money-men ruin our cricket

A few specific bosses of Bangladeshi cricket are now in tough waters. Tamim Iqbal’s four fingers, raised sequentially in live TV during the Asia Cup final, were equal to multiple pokes on someone’s eyes.
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Posted in Cricket, Sport | 14 Comments »

Cricket and nationhood

March 27, 2012
Adnan Morshed
Cricket and nationhood

Bangladesh was only three runs away from a historic victory. If post-match reactions are any indication, the nation needed this glory. There have been too few soaring moments that could galvanize the whole nation
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Dear Tigers

March 23, 2012
Rubana Huq
Dear Tigers

The Nation was drenched in faith on the 22nd of March. BBMs, MSN messenger, Facebook, Twitter, SMS and all the rest of the new media mode were buzzing. “So cloooooose”, “so happyyyyyy”
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Bangladesh lost the match but gained all the pride

March 23, 2012
Afsan Chowdhury
Bangladesh lost the match but gained all the pride

Bangladesh played against two contestants on 22nd March. It lost to Pakistan by 2 runs in the final ball of the final over and never gave up till the end in a splendid display of determination.
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Posted in Sport | 31 Comments »

Brought down to earth

March 5, 2011
Ishrat Firdousi
Brought down to earth

How does one wriggle out of this one? No, I wasn’t suggesting denial by us or the players. What does one write about this match? Was there a match? Even the much maligned Kenyans didn’t fare this badly. Whistle my way past deadline? The less said about this match the better? No, Sonia K,...
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A minute of silence (for our bowlers and fielders)

February 20, 2011
Ishrat Firdousi
A minute of silence (for our bowlers and fielders)

This was just one match, our first in fact, so perhaps we will have better luck in the next one. But, we were brought down to earth in a big way in this one. After the high of the inaugural, this one ended in a disappointment that was never entirely unexpected. Shakib when he...
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