Gordon Greenidge, one of the crucial extrusive fabricators of Bangladesh cricket, mentioned he’s proud for Bangladesh for his or her success in world cricket and that he all the time believed the rustic would to find floor underneath their toes sooner or later to showcase robust competitiveness.
Back in 1997-98, when Greenidge used to be answerable for Bangladesh, the rustic, slightly with some infrastructure for the sport, used to be nowhere within the giant state of affairs.
On Wednesday, Greenidge stepped into the golf green grasses of house of cricket after many years to had a met with Bangladesh nationwide workforce cricketers who have been within the apply classes for the approaching world assignments.
“Be well prepared,” Greenidge mentioned to the cricketers; “It’s possible to do well anywhere taking by taking sound preparation.”
Finding out the present most sensible order batsmen of workforce Bangladesh, Gordon Greenidge urged Tamim Iqbal, the best opener within the historical past of the rustic good get started is all the time vital for any workforce.
“Sometimes a batting order needs to be reshuffled according to the needs of the team, especially in one day cricket,” Greenidge mentioned.
Conveying his heartfelt needs for cricketers, the West Indian nice mentioned, “I can only wish good luck to you all in whichever puts you move whether or not it’s West Indies or India. Concentrate hundred p.c for your sport. Don’t be too competitive in the beginning. Do apply continuously, I am hoping you would all deliver luck tales for Bangladesh.”
“I did believe Bangladesh cricket would grow,” Greenidge mentioned in an interview.
“It always had the potential to grow. It is difficult to measure the quality of Bangladesh cricket. Before, we were only playing one-day cricket. It was nice to see the players meeting the demands of the highest standards and more extensive games at the international arena. It was always going to be a difficult task to rise to the international standard,” he mentioned.
“I am happy to say that they have done it exceptionally well. It is not always the case that you have continuous success. I can see Bangladesh cricket actually keep its head high and be able to compete credibly at the international stage,” mentioned the West Indian nice.
The Caribbean residing legend uttered that the parting with Bangladesh used to be fairly disappointing and that he was hoping to keep longer with the workforce than he did.
Greenidge mentioned, “The parting was disappointing. I would have liked to spend more time with Bangladesh cricket, but it wasn’t to be. I have no ills. These things happen.”
“I cherish all my memories here in Bangladesh. I just met [Gazi Ashraf] Lipu after some time. I believe Saad is not well. I had a good communication channel, which was lost. Now that we have met again, I sincerely hope that we can renew that relationship and continue where we left off,” Gordon liked the outdated recollections.