Bangladesh, better than Pakistan, South Africa and West Indies- Harbhajan
Bangladesh have not won the three-match T20 series against India. They have lost the series by 2-1. But the Tigers’ performance has caught the eye of former Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh. He praised the Bangladesh team for their fighting performance throughout the whole series.
Asking about the match after the series decider, Harbhajan said, “I think Bangladesh has played well. However, India played better cricket than they did, that’s why India won the series. Bangladesh have fought hard against India in this series. However, there are several talented young cricketers in the squad. At one point, Naim looked like he would win the match for the team but he didn’t. But it is also a big achievement for Bangladesh.”
The Indian cricketer also spoke about the differences between Bangladesh team, past and present.
“Those who are currently present in the team can challenge the opponent. They are not afraid of anyone. They are now playing as a team, not dependent on one person. When I played against Bangladesh, I realized how good they are when they play as a team. I wish them all the best.”
“Because playing as a team is very important. If you look at Pakistan, South Africa and the West Indies currently, their performance graph is down a bit. It looks like the Bangladesh team is at a better level than they are now. The credit must be given to the cricketers. Mushfiq is doing well at bat. Shakib is leading the team. These are very important to do well in big tournaments,” he added.