Debutant Ariful Haque, who was once the one guy that fought neatly in opposition to the Zimbabwe bowlers within the first Test gave credit score to National Cricket League (NCL) for his growth in batting.
Ariful scored 41 runs within the first innings and 38 runs within the second. In each the events he overlooked his maiden part century because of loss of make stronger from the opposite finish. He additionally remained unbeaten within the first innings.
After the follow consultation on Friday, Ariful informed newshounds on the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium:
“Of course, my runs in National Cricket League (NCL) has benefited me. My confidence has been improved after smashing 200 (231 runs) in NCL. As a result, I have done well in my batting in the last Test in Sylhet.”
The all-rounder additionally feels the debut Test has boosted his self belief and he now goals to play in all 3 codecs of the sport for Bangladesh.
“Actually the first Test has gone well that boosted my confidence. Bowlers in international level will not give balls to hit easily and so you have to wait in that way. A different thought process need to be implemented and probably there is some change in my thinking as well. I had a dream of playing Tests and now my aim is to play across all formats.”
Ariful needed to bat with the tail-enders in each the innings and he overlooked his part century within the first innings because of Abu Jayed who ran himself out. However, the all-rounder doesn’t thoughts batting with the tail-enders s that was once the case in NCL as neatly.
“I at all times bat with the tail-enders in Bangladesh Cricket League (BCL) and National Cricket League (NCL). You must play 4 balls. Actually you’ll’t be expecting extra from them. They additionally attempt to give me strike. May be I can play Four-Five balls and provides them one or two.”
Despite struggling a surprise defeat within the first Tests, Ariful insists the staff isn’t taking any further force and he believes they are able to win the second Test fit if their major bowler Mustafizur Rahman performs.
“There is no pressure on us. Our main bowler [Mustafizur] did not play the match and we should win when he comes back.”