Mahmudullah Says Bangladesh Want to Take T20 Cricket by Storm


Up to date: March 13, 2018, 5:03 PM IST

Mahmudullah Says Bangladesh Want to Take T20 Cricket by Storm

Bangladesh cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim (3L) and Bangladesh cricket captain Mohammad Mahmudullah (2R) have a good time their group’s 5 wicket victory over Sri Lanka after the third Twenty20 (T20) worldwide cricket match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka of the tri-nation Nidahas Trophy on the R. Premadasa stadium in Colombo on March 10, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ISHARA S. KODIKARA

Colombo: Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah stated on Tuesday the underdogs, recent from upsetting Sri Lanka, plan to hone their “model” of Twenty20 cricket towards India in a key tri-series showdown. The guests staged a 215-run chase to defeat hosts Sri Lanka of their second match of the event, rebounding from a loss of their opener towards India.

Bangladesh, 10th on this planet T20 rankings behind Afghanistan, will likely be in robust competition for the tri-series last in the event that they beat table-toppers India on Wednesday.

Mahmudullah, who was named captain after Shakib Al Hasan was dominated out of the tri-series as a result of harm, stated the minnows entered the sequence wanting “to create a Bangladesh model of cricket”.

“I believe the abilities are there. We must be good to take that calculated threat,” he informed reporters in Colombo, saying his facet needed to compensate for its lack of energy hitters.

“Taking over a specific bowler who we expect might be focused, these type of issues we have to apply after we are taking part in. This stuff will give us that Bangladesh model of T20 cricket.”

The Tigers have crushed high sides in Check and one-day internationals, however struggled to search out consistency within the shortest format of the game, having misplaced 9 of their final 11 T20s.

Mahmudullah urged his bowlers to be taught from their Indian counterparts, who’ve utilised the batting-friendly situations on the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

Rising Indian pacemen like Jaydev Unadkat and Shardul Thakur have been instrumental in elevating India to the highest of the desk within the sequence.

Spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Washington Sundar have additionally chipped in with disciplined bowling and essential strikes.

Bangladesh’s left-arm fast Mustafizur Rahman has picked up 5 wickets in two matches however leaked near 10 runs an over.

Mahmudullah backed his strike paceman to return good within the remaining matches in situations he believes are powerful for bowlers.

“I believe he is a superb bowler for our group, he has been doing very well. It is simply the wicket that fits the batsman most,” stated Mahmudullah.

“Mustafiz is in nice form and is our strike bowler and I’ll at all times again him up.”

Bangladesh have by no means gained a T20 event since they began taking part in the format in 2006.

First Revealed: March 13, 2018, 5:03 PM IST


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