Bangladesh skipper Tamim Iqbal has dominated out any probability of his crew being complacent within the third ODI after successful the sequence towards Sri Lanka with one match to spare.
After breaking a 10-match dropping streak within the 1st ODI of the sequence, the Bangla Tigers saved their successful run going within the second recreation. Tamim Iqbal and his imply beat Sri Lanka within the 2nd ODI by 103 runs through the DLS methodology.
Batting first, Mushfiqur Rahim powered Bangladesh to a difficult complete of 246 runs. Regardless of making a shaky begin to the innings, the wicket-keeper batsman performed a high-quality knock of 125 runs from 127 runs to get his facet out of bother. He stitched up a match-changing partnership with Mahmudullah, including 87 runs for the fifth wicket.
If we take all of the catches, then I shall be a cheerful captain: Tamim Iqbal
Talking after the sport, Tamim Iqbal said that the crew wants to enhance on their efficiency within the 2nd ODI of the sequence. He maintained that they nonetheless have scope to enhance as a fielding unit.
“We have been fortunate to win two video games,” mentioned Tamim Iqbal. “We’ve not performed the right recreation but, we misplaced lots of wickets within the center, and 200 was wanting troublesome. However Mahmudullah and Mushy (Rahim) performed very properly. We bought an okay complete, however I feel the bowling was particular.”
“Taskin (Ahmed) was requested to return on brief discover and Mehidy (Hasan) bowled properly. Our bowling and fielding was nice at present, however we have not nailed the right efficiency but. We needed to step up our fielding, and the catches we did not take, these will change video games. If we take these, then I will be a cheerful captain,” added Tamim Iqbal.
Mushfiqur Rahim urged the crew’s batsmen to placed on sturdy performances within the ultimate ODI
Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim additionally admitted that the crew may nonetheless enhance regardless of clinching the sequence. Talking after the sport, Rahim pressured the significance of taking notes to organize for the circumstances within the ultimate recreation of the sequence.
“There are areas we will enhance. We must be fearless, however there is a high-quality line between fearless and selective cricket. Hopefully, our batsmen take a couple of notes from this recreation and are available again higher subsequent match as a result of this is not the simplest pitch to bat on,” mentioned Mushfiqur Rahim.
“Contributing from the entrance was nice, however I used to be upset not taking part in the final 11 balls. Mahmudullah batted properly and a few guys chipped in and the bowling effort was particular tonight,” famous Mushfiqur Rahim.
Chasing a reasonable complete, Sri Lanka failed to indicate intent proper from the outset. Their batsmen did not convert respectable begins into massive knocks and the crew, as an entire, did not get going. Mustafizur Rahman and Mehidy Hasan ran down the order with three wickets every earlier than rain spoiled the social gathering.