Bangladesh has always remained an underdog, though just at the brink of Asia cup, they declared that this time they are ready to take up the series in a big way. Their opening match had disclosed a lot about their preparation.
Bangladesh let go an early cautioning to every one of the groups in the Asia Cup in the opening match of the competition, recouping from the loss of two early wickets and a key player resigning hurt to post an exceedingly focused score against Sri Lanka and afterward safeguard it with panache. The man who made it conceivable? Mushfiqur Rahim, the pocket rocket. From 2 for 3, Mushfiqur combined with Mohammad Mithun (63), driving the score on to 134 for 3, preceding shepherding the lower arrange. The most sensational minute in the amusement came when Tamim Iqbal came back to the wrinkle, base turn in a cast, to continue his innings. Holding the bat one gave, harmed hand tucked in the face of his good faith, Tamim fought off a Stranger Lakmal conveyance.
From that point on, Mushfiqur guaranteed that Tamim would not be placed in mischief’s direction. Cultivating the strike and hitting profitable limits, Mushfiqur posted his vocation best score, 144, and was just expelled in the last over attempting to hit Thisara Perera for a third six. While the runs Mushfiqur scored were significant, simply the way that he could possess the wrinkle for 150 balls in the outrageous desert warm was an accomplishment of continuance in itself. Furthermore, Mushfiqur’s perseverance is no fluke.
In a meeting to ESPNCricinfo in front of the Asia Cup, Mushfiqur disclosed his way to deal with preparing. “On the off chance that you can complete a lap in 50 seconds rather than 60 that additional inspiration in my wellness level converts into comparative trust in the abilities part” said Mushfiqur. “I generally endeavor to plan well early, and envision what I might confront.” Understandably, Mashrafe Mortaza was all acclaim for his partner.
With the above innings, one can conclude easily that Bangladesh can be a tough competitor and can come up with challenges for teams which are settled and all set to clinch the series. Here is what can help Bangladesh, and they can perform big;
A Single-Handed Win
“It was a champion among other one-day innings for Bangladesh. It was scored under strain after we lost two early wickets and Tamim surrendered hurt,” said Mortaza. “The way in which Mushfiqur batted, especially the entire – it was awesome. I should need to indicate Mithun too. He dealt with the weight to a great degree well” Mushfiqur himself was normally modest, offering credit to Tamim for stirring him. “I was amazingly stunned to see Tamim come to bat, it’s a mind blowing signal,” said Mushfiqur, not long after in the wake of playing the triumphant match. With such an inning, the team’s confidence is boosted to an utmost level wherein the entire team is all set to take on champions without considering the freshness in team.
What Mushfiqur’s innings has done, more than whatever else, is give his group real conviction. India have wrongly taken Bangladesh daintily previously and paid the cost also. You can make sure they will do no such thing in this competition. In the 33 times India have played Bangladesh, they have won 27, with Bangladesh winning five amusements. Strikingly, four of those Bangladesh wins have come at home and one was the notorious Port of Spain round of 2007 that put India out of the tournament.
A Young Brigade Full of Enthusiasm
The current Bangladesh team comprises of young champions who can work together and understand the importance of playing together as a team. They are all pumped up as they don’t have anything to lose. As per one of the players from the current Bangladesh Squad ” We want to play the series with whatever we have got, as if we give 100%, we may receive some to our credit”. If the team wins, definitely one of us will be the reason after it, then why not invest in better coordination and practice rather than debating on who is the best. All these statements can be concluded as the current squad is all set to make a mark, win or lose is not in their mind either.
Keeping the Cool
Cool dude is what the team’s current squad is tagged as. The current team comprises of players who does not believe in reacting hastily. Nor do they panic, at crucial stages. Initially the reason behind the team’s loses were majorly, the apprehension and the panic these young teams were put into. They were hardly able to cope up with the pressure exerted on the field and much more. This cooled down attitude had done a lot for the team, and today the team is all set to lead through tough cutthroat matches firmly.
All of the above mentioned reasons can be the main strength of team which they have exhibited in the recent matches they have played. We can definitely presume the champions having a tough time competing this young and cool brigade from Bangladesh.