Bangladesh on the verge of three milestones in Last ODI
CRICDOT DESK : The gap between the three matches was only four days. It is normal to have less opportunity to practice in such a crowded schedule. Bangladesh cricketers had optional practice for the empty four days. The importance of the match may be hidden in the optional judgment. However, after securing the series by winning two matches in a row, 10 points of the last match is very important for Bangladesh. The chances of getting ahead in the ODI Super League are slim. The Tamim Iqbals want to take their collection to 110 points in the ODI Super League by defeating Afghanistan in the third and final ODI at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium today. The team management is of the opinion that the rest of Shakib-Mostafiz sitting in the hotel can be a huge force and have an impact on the field today. If Bangladesh wins today, Bangladesh will rise to the top of the ODI rankings. Afghanistan will also get a taste of whitewash for the first time. Tamim will get three wins in one win.
Shakib, Mostafiz, Liton Das, Shariful Islam, Taskin Ahmed, Afif Hossain did not go to the field for practice yesterday. Mahmudullah, batting coach Jamie Siddons was more focused on Yasir Ali Rabbi. Yasir failed to get a chance in one match. Mahmudullah failed in two consecutive matches. The team will be looking to them for a position in the middle order. Siddons may have meant something like that. Mehdi Hasan Miraj, the hero of the victory in the first match, said that now every victory is very important for the team. The off-spinning all-rounder said, “There is no relief after winning the series. Now 10 points are also important with winning the series. Winning the series is good news for us. But it will be much better if you can take 10 points. There may be many big challenges ahead. These 10 points can make the challenges ahead much easier. We want to play the match with 100%. ‘
At the end of the ODI series, the team will have two days to return to Dhaka from Chittagong. For this, the hosts are getting a chance to rest a couple of people. There may be plans to rest Mostafizur Rahman or Taskin Ahmed. In that case, there will be a possibility of Ibadat Hossain’s ODI debut. Besides, Mahmudul Hasan and Nazmul Hossain Shant have not got a chance in the XI yet. Bangladesh’s tour of South Africa after this series. There are three ODI Super League matches in that tour. The team management can’t expect anything good as they haven’t won against the Proteas yet. Even if there is a series in Ireland, it is less likely to happen this year. The hosts will not miss the opportunity to play the best possible team against the Afghans.
Meanwhile, Bangladesh has 93 points equal to Pakistan in ODI rankings. But Bangladesh is at number seven behind the net run rate. If they can win today, Bangladesh will rise to the top. Bangladesh will get three in one win. As the first team to score 100 points in the ODI Super League, for the first time Afghanistan has risen to number six in the rankings. In the previous match, Bangladesh scored 36 runs for the first time against the Afghans. The expectation of batting assisting wickets is also in the third match.
Afghanistan closed its mouth after the series loss. They seem to have stopped coming in front of the media. But since coming to Bangladesh, they have become proud of their strength. The receipts do not seem to believe that Bangladesh will lose them. They did not come in front of the media yesterday. Afghan opener Rahmanullah Gurbaj’s injury could lead to a couple of changes in the squad. The Afghans, who have won the first six matches of the ODI Super League, are desperate after losing two matches in a row. They also want to get relief by picking up 10 points from the third match.