Jalal Yunus

Lucknow wanted Shoriful but ‘NOC was too short’

“Lucknow sent me an SMS informing that they want me. But as the NOC period was too short, they did not respond any more,” Shoriful said

‘The country comes first’: Sujon on Mustafizur

“You can learn from everywhere… Maybe he [Jalal Yunus] didn’t mean it like that.”

'Mustafizur has nothing to learn from IPL'

Bangladesh Cricket Board’s cricket operations chairman Jalal Yunus has defended the board’s decision to bring back Mustafizur Rahman from the IPL for the Zimbabwe series, saying Mustafizur has nothing to learn from the IPL.

Shanto, Tamim hold talks

“It was not a serious discussion... But given his [Tamim] experience, having him in the side is advantageous and junior players can learn from him,” Shanto said

Focus shifts to T20 WC preparations

“We will not forget what has happened in the Test series. We will look to arrange red-ball cricket in the June-July window,” Jalal told The Daily Star yesterday

Test preparation a matter of individual responsibility

Bangladesh’s preparation for the just-concluded Test series against Sri Lanka has come under fire after the 2-0 series loss.

BCB meeting on Saturday ahead of AGM

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will hold a board meeting on Saturday to approve the report of the CEO and CFO in order to hold the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) later this month, confirmed BCB’s cricket operations chairman Jalal Yunus on Friday.

Shakib available for DPL

Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan had recently asked to be rested from the Sri Lanka series due to his persisting eye problem.

Who selected the chief selector?

Who authorised the selection of the national selector became a pertinent question yesterday after vice-chairman of cricket operations committee and national team director Khaled Mahmud Sujon expressed surprise at the manner of Gazi Ashraf Hossain Lipu’s appointment.

January 3, 2024
January 3, 2024

BCB to resolve major issues after elections

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will look to solve a few of its major issues centring on the captaincy and the national selection panel following the general elections on January 7, informed BCB's cricket operations chairman Jalal Yunus yesterday.

December 24, 2023
December 24, 2023

Tamim unwilling to be part of BCB's central contract

BCB’s cricket operations committee chairman Jalal Yunus informed the reporters about the veteran opener’s unwillingness at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today.

December 12, 2023
December 12, 2023

Shakib is still captain in all formats: Jalal Yunus

“Shakib is still our captain. We have given the captaincy to Shanto [Najmul Hossain] for just two series against New Zealand,” Jalal said today

December 2, 2023
December 2, 2023

Bonus for ‘big achievement’ awaits Shanto and Co

Shanto and his troops began their third cycle of the World Tests Championship (WTC) with a 150-run win against the winners of the inaugural WTC.

November 18, 2023
November 18, 2023

BCB ‘taking responsibility’ for WC disaster but unsure of what caused it

Moreover, the board is unsure of the future plans of Shakib and Tamim.

September 20, 2023
September 20, 2023

Tanzim’s Misogynistic Posts: BCB parrots player’s defence, says he is sorry

Four days after screenshots of Bangladesh pacer Tanzim Hasan Sakib’s misogynistic social media posts went viral, Bangladesh Cricket Board faced the media yesterday, but could only offer what amounted to a mere apology on the player’s behalf. 

August 10, 2023
August 10, 2023

Liton follows protocol replying to captaincy query 

All eyes are on Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president as he was given the responsibility to determine who would become Bangladesh’s next ODI captain before August 12, the deadline day for the Asia Cup squad to be submitted.

August 8, 2023
August 8, 2023

BCB defers captaincy decision

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has postponed their announcement to determine the ODI captain for the upcoming Asia Cup, cricket operations chairman Jalal Yunus said on Tuesday.

July 21, 2023
July 21, 2023

Tamim and logistical issues highlight BCB’s challenges

As per Bangladesh's Asia Cup schedule, the Tigers will face Sri Lanka in their opening group match in Kandy, Sri Lanka, on August 31 and then will have to be in Pakistan's Lahore in two days to play Afghanistan.

July 20, 2023
July 20, 2023

Jalal concerned about travel-related stress in Asia Cup 

Bangladesh Cricket Board's (BCB) cricket operations chairman, Jalal Yunus said that the hybrid model of the upcoming Asia Cup will take a toll on players in terms of fatigue.

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