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Mominul Haque drives through the off side

Bangladesh's 100th Test

Omar's stickability, Enamul's guile

From Javed Omar to Enamul Haque jnr, players skilled in the longer format have for long been treated condescendingly by a country that has grown up on a diet of one-day cricket. But the value they brought to Bangladesh's Test team is undeniable

Robiul Islam appeals for a wicket

Bangladesh v Pakistan, 2nd Test, Dhaka, 2nd day

Bangladesh's best fast bowler sidelined

Robiul Islam is Bangladesh's best Test fast bowler of the last five years, but a place for him in the side is as far away as Bangladesh are from having a stable bowling attack in Tests

Taijul Islam appeals unsuccessfully for a wicket

Bangladesh news

Taijul, Sunny handed national contracts

Taijul Islam, Al-Amin Hossain and Arafat Sunny have been handed national contracts for 2015, while Imrul Kayes and Shafiul Islam have also returned to Bangladesh's list of contracted players, having missed out in 2014

Robiul Islam picks up Vusi Sibanda

Zimbabwe in Bangladesh 2014-15

No Robiul, no bowling-attack leader

With Robiul Islam having regressed as a bowler, Bangladesh have been left in lurch to find an appropriate bowling-attack leader against Zimbabwe

Bangladesh successfully appeal for lbw against Kaushal Silva

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chittagong, 1st day

Robiul's axing highlights defensive approach

Bangladesh picked a lone specialist seamer for the first time in a Test, but their choice of Al-Amin Hossain over the more experienced Robiul was puzzling. The focus seemed more on containing runs