SRI LANKA TOUR OF BANGLADESH 2018
Cricbuzz Staff •
Mahmudullah was once named to lead the aspect after Shakib al Hasan was once dominated out of the hole sport with a finger damage, © Getty
Mahmudullah, Bangladesh’s stand-in Twenty20 skipper, targets at casting off the question marks surrounding his aspect’s skill as a T20 unit after they tackle Sri Lanka in a two-match sequence from Thursday.
Bangladesh loved excellent fortune in their very own den within the fresh previous however issues didn’t cross their manner right through the tri-nation sequence or the Test sequence that adopted with Sri Lanka clinching the trophy on each events.
Mahmudullah, who was once named to lead the aspect after Shakib al Hasan was once dominated out of the hole sport with a finger damage, mentioned that they had been prepared to put to leisure the doubts that continuously had been on their backs and that they had been making development as a T20 aspect, simply as they’ve made within the different two codecs.
“Twenty20 is a different format all together and the pace of it is quite different from other formats,” Mahmudullah mentioned in Mirpur on Wednesday (Ferbruary 14), forward of the final leg of the month-long sequence.
“We have to remove the question mark that is attached with us as a Twenty20 unit,” he mentioned. “We are keen to give a message to all the teams in the world that we are developing in the same pace when it comes to Twenty20 comparing to Test and ODIs,” he mentioned.
Mahmudullah didn’t imagine that enjoying at house put power on them as the expectancies had been at all times prime taking into consideration the fan following within the country.
“We have raised the expectations by playing well at home for the last three years and unfortunately we could not deliver in this series,” he conceded. “There is another opportunity in front of us and we must grab it,” he mentioned.
Bangladesh want to submit a correct account in their skill within the shortest model as they’re recently positioned 10 – ranked underneath Afghanistan and Sri Lanka – with their underneath par consequence in Twenty20 in large part being attributed to now not enjoying sufficient video games within the structure.
Bangladesh, on the other hand, have rather a few T20 video games scheduled over the following couple of months with their sequence in opposition to Sri Lanka being adopted by means of the Nidhas Cup in Sri Lanka, comprising of India and the hosts to rejoice the 70th independence anniversary of the Island country, which will likely be adopted by means of a T20 sequence in opposition to West Indies in June.