Bangladesh to lose Asia Cup final to Pakistan

< 1 minute read In our book, that’s progress. Sri Lanka are knackered, India are emotionally spent and these days Bangladesh can take advantage of that to get themselves into a position to lose to Pakistan. It’s not full-on, double-shifts-at-the-bunting-factory glory, but it’s not bad. Life’s all about taking pride in minuscule progress anyway,

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Another reason to love Tamim Iqbal

< 1 minute read What is Bill Gates best known for? If you answered ‘being the happiest man in the world’ then have 100 points and go and sit with Tamim Iqbal. Speaking about his Lord’s hundred after he was named one of Wisden’s Cricketers of the Year, Tamim said: “I was the happiest

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Tamim Iqbal is in good Test form

< 1 minute read Tamim Iqbal has passed 50 in nine of his last 11 Test innings. Considering how he tends to start his innings – hacking away at every ball like he’s a Thracian gladiator de-limbing adversaries – that’s pretty remarkable. Virender Sehwag is probably a role model, but with Sehwag, you rarely

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