Half way through the innings, half of the Bangladesh batsmen were sent back to the pavilion. The hope of salvaging some pride in the last tour encounter against Sri Lanka went all in vain, the end was even worse for the home team – the statistics shows the 75 run defeat is the third highest margin of defeat in T20Is. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ সমাধান জানা কিন্তু মাঠে পারছে না!]
An invincible outlook at home that Bangladesh built up over the years has largely been shattered in the hands of what could be presumed as a poorly built Sri Lanka as the island nation bombarded the hosts with a tour sweep.
The wretched condition team Bangladesh showed up in the home soil dragged immense weariness among cricketers and team management for the upcoming tour in Sri Lanka in March where the Tigers will have to play a tri-nation tournament consisting of Sri Lanka and mighty India.
The words of captain in charge Mahmudullah Riyad also rayed upon the worries as he said, “We have to work out a lot before the Nidahas Trophy. In what way our bowlers could restrict the opposition batsmen in T20 cricket is also a matter of concern.”
Mahmudullah also added that batsmen have to contain the mentality of chasing a big score in the shortest format of cricket.
“I thought we could have chased well for that a good start is essential. We lost rhythm eventually losing too many wickets in short time,” he said.
Nidahas Trophy will be continued from March 6 to March 18 this year in Sri Lanka.