“We got hammered in the first Test, absolutely hammered. We were nowhere near good enough. Graham Gooch got 200, I’d never seen anyone get 200 before. … I remember at the end of that Test thinking, ‘how we are ever going to get this guy out?’ ” It was 1994, and Dion Nash was yet … More Dion Nash, ‘I decided I was going to prove them wrong’ (part 1)
It was the fourth match of the inaugural World T20, with Zimbabwe and Australia both making their first appearance. In the evening shadow of Table Mountain, it was due to be a mismatch. Australia; World Champions just a few months prior. Zimbabwe, meanwhile, had failed to beat Ireland. “I remember it like it was yesterday. … More “We were treated as heroes, absolute heroes”
“There was a lot of talk about how the Khulna wicket was too flat where the bowlers weren’t able to take 20 wickets. We wanted to create an opportunity to take 20 wickets while at the same time let the batsmen play freely too. This is what the team management decided.” These were Mushfiqur Rahim’s … More What are Bangladesh’s Test bowling options?
October 10, 2013. The first Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand at Chittagong. The Blackcaps had put up a strong first innings score of 469. In reply, openers Tamim Iqbal and Anamul Haque had departed with only 8 runs on the board. The familiar Bangladeshi collapse was anticipated. The kind of collapse which has been … More Where Mominul can go from here
Unfortunately, my first piece on Mind the Windows! is on a particularly heavy topic. This is a bit of a let-down, but bear with me. The next one is going to be about Chris Gayle, the gigantic quivering boobs and the IPL parties, I promise… Depression to me, is amongst the nastiest afflictions conceivable to … More Jonathan Trott: the slight hasn’t been forgiven