In the midst of conjecture to change in the position of Test captaincy, Bangladesh vice-captain Tamim Iqbal delivered his full-fledged support towards the present captain of the team. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ ‘আমার অধিনায়ক মুশফিকই’]
Saying he has full confidence upon skipper Mushfiqur Rahim, the dashing opener said, “Right in this moment, my captain is Mushfiqur. I have full support for him. I will continue my brace for him as long as the board will keep him retain in the position.”
Enforcing his decision, Tamim also said, “It is not only me, the rest of the members of the team will also keep their support for Mushfiqur because he is our leader.”
At the end of the Test series against South Africa where Bangladesh was clean swept in both of the matches by a huge margin, Mushfiqur Rahim denied to step down from captaincy asking why only captains to be blamed for failure?
Bangladesh Cricket Board President Nazmul Hasan Papon also criticized Mushfiqur’s decision making in both occasions where Bangladesh skipper won the toss and opted to bowl first in a seemingly batting wickets of Potchefstroom and Bloemfontein.