‘I always felt cricket would be the future of Bangladesh’

Bangladesh’s first cricketing superstar says he prophesied, decades ago, the rise of the game.

Cricket trumps soccer

Ariful Islam Roney investigates how cricket eclipsed football to become Bangladesh’s national pastime.

‘I feel sad when cricket and football are compared’

Bangladesh’s first sporting superstar, now head of football’s national governing body, refuses to be drawn into the debate.