Sabbir eyeing the Champions Trophy final

Sabbir Rahman believes Bangladesh can play in the Champions Trophy final

Sabbir Rahman, the hard hitting batsman of Bangladesh has high hopes for his side in the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy. He hopes to not only cross the group stages but also win the cup. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ ফাইনাল খেলে তবেই দেশে ফিরবেন সাব্বির]

The Bangladesh side is currently staying in London and preparing for their next practice match against India which will take place tomorrow. Yesterday Sabbir Rahman was in Facebook live from his personal account. There he talked about the upcoming Champions Trophy and how far the Bangladesh team can go in this tournament.

Despite Bangladesh being in a tough group Sabbir is hopeful and confident that the side will do well.”Hopefully the fans will watch our matches and support us. We wish to reach the semi finals, final and even become champions. Me and my teammates are hoping that this will be a successful tournament for us.”

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The recently concluded tri-series against Ireland and New Zealand is giving the Bangladesh side a lot of confidence. Although they couldn’t win the series wins against Ireland and New Zealand in the Irish condition has boosted their morale. Sabbir wants to take this winning momentum in the upcoming tournament. “After having a very good series we are now in England to play in the Champions Trophy. Pray for us so that we can perform well in this tournament.” said Sabbir.

When a fan asked him when is he coming back to Bangladesh he replied,”I don’t know. The Champions Trophy final is on 18 June. We have a flight on June 19. Hopefully I’ll return to Bangladesh after playing the final Insha Allah.”


– Ashfaq Niloy, Correspondent,