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‘2005 to 2007 was a special period for Bangladesh’ – Shahriar Nafees unplugged

In our latest episode of the podcast we chat with former Bangladesh Test cricketer Shahriar Nafees and ESPNcricinfo journalist Mohammad Isam.

Talking points:

  • Street cricket in Dhaka
  • Legends of tape-tennis cricket
  • The value of age-group cricket in Bangladesh
  • The period when cricket started to overshadow football in Bangladesh
  • Memories of cricket from the 1990s
  • The Fatullah Test against Australia in 2006
  • A heady period for Bangladesh between 2005 and 2007
  • The pressure of having to live up to expectations


Shahriar Nafees

Mohammad Isam (@isam84)

Siddhartha Vaidyanathan (@sidvee)


Shahriar Nafees’ YouTube channel 

Unbelievable to have scored a T20 hundred – Shahriar Nafees interview

Nafees leads Bangladesh’s brilliant charge – ESPNcricinfo report

When Mohammad Ashraful took on McGrath and Gillespie – ESPNcricinfo

That winning feeling – Rabeed Imam on Bangladesh’s win over India in 2004 – ESPNcricinfo


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