Shane Jurgensen wants Test improvement

Chief Selector Akram Khan chats with head coach Shane JurgensenBangladesh National Team head coach Shane Jurgensen aims to improvement on test cricket. He said  “Now improvement in Test cricket is our priority. We want significant improvement in this sector”- he said it after watching the practices of National cricketers in conditioning camp that started in Sunday after a long interval.

‘We also keep ODIs’ in our sight, but for the time being T20 World cup  which is going to be held in Bangladesh by March, 2014), is most important to me’ he added.

About the injury condition of the country’s undoubtedly best pacer Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, national team coach remarked that Mashrafe is recovering steadily. He said “I hope he will be in full fitness by the time of New Zealand tour in November”.

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World number one all rounder Shakib Al Hasan is not attending the national conditioning camp as he is now involved in domestic T20 league in England. Jergenson said that Shakib is a professional cricketer; he will be able to cope with the situation no matter what happened.

The national team head coach informed that the conditioning camp will continue for another week and it is going in one session each day instead of two sessions due to Holy Ramadan.

Staff Reporter: Abeda Ashraf