Bangladesh’s victory then is only a matter of time. It was seen on the TV screen that BCB President Nazmul Hasan was sitting in the President’s Box of Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium. Talking cheerfully. A smile is playing on his face. You can guess what this face looked like about 30 overs ago. Understanding the definite rate is like putting a dark mass on the face like the supporters.
But in the memorable pairing of Afif Hossain-Mehedi Hasan Miraj, the light was seen through the darkness. After losing 6 wickets for 45 runs, two youngsters chased 215 runs with 6 balls in hand. At the end of the match, the BCB president praised them enthusiastically, ‘The way the two played comfortably, without taking any risk. Full of confidence They did not look nervous. The shots that were playing, I was really scared. But as time went on, the belief was getting stronger that if they stayed, they would win. Afif-Mehdi played a great innings.
Afif contributed 93 before Miraj won the toss and elected to bat.
Afif contributed 93 before Miraj won the toss and elected to bat.Photo: Shamsul Haque
That’s awesome. Afif contributed 93 and Miraj 61 before winning the toss and elected to bat. Nazmul Hasan expressed his optimism about the future of Bangladesh cricket after seeing the plight of these two youngsters under the age of 25. So I think the good news is that we have a new generation of players. Our future is not as bad as I thought. ‘
The BCB president was shocked to see the procession of batsmen returning at the beginning of Bangladesh’s innings. He was not so confident about the victory then, ‘I was not really confident. We were all saying, if we can play 50 overs, we will win. Then I said, if these two (Afif-Miraj) can play, then there is a chance to win. But it seemed almost impossible. Because, the way our first 6 wickets went, it seemed that it was not possible for them to play ball. Ineligible to play. ‘
The BCB president was shocked to see the procession of batsmen returning at the beginning of Bangladesh’s innings
The BCB president was shocked to see the procession of batsmen returning at the beginning of Bangladesh’s inningsPhoto: BCB
Bangladesh took a 1-0 lead in the three-match ODI series. The BCB president also advised about the remaining two matches in the series, ‘I have repeatedly said that no matter which way you judge, our team is better. Our players are ahead in all aspects of ranking-experience. If we don’t play with them on the ground in our country, if we think more, then there is trouble. So if the players play with a cool head, then we can easily win the series.