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Ganguly’s most favourite cricketer Mahmudullah

ganguly's most favourite cricketer mahmudullah

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has once again expressed his astonishment as to why does a batsman of Mahmudullah Riyad’s calibre bat down the order. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ বাংলাদেশ দলে সৌরভের প্রিয় ক্রিকেটার কে?]

Asked if the Bangladesh-New Zealand match in the group round was the most discussed match of the Champions Trophy so far, Ganguly was more vocal about Mahmudulla’s batting position than Bangladesh’s overall performance.

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“I was doing commentary on that match. Bangladesh played extremely well. But please tell me one thing, why does Mahmudullah bat so down the order? He is such a great player. Why should he bat down the order?

“Shakib also played really well. His batting was extraordinary. More importantly, I never felt like these two wouldn’t be able to win the match. These two players are very good, and then Tamim Iqbal is also in great touch. I think it will be a grat competiton up against India.”

Ganguly also termed Mahmudullah as his most favourite player of the Bangladesh team. “I don’t know why but I like Mahmudullah very match. That he comes to bat so late makes me surprised.

“Tamim is also doing well. I have got the chance to watch him closely (Tamim and Ganguly played for Pune Warriors in one IPL season). Shakib also played such a great knock. Actually there are so many good cricketers. Taskin is good… Rubel is also good…”


– Jannatul Naym Pieal, Correspondent,

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