Bishan Singh Bedi to work with Mehedi Hasan
Off-Spinner Mehedi Hasan Miraz got only two wickets in the sole Test match series against India. The number of wickets were not plenty but he was able to win lot of hearts during the Hyderabad Test with his bowling. Bishan Singh Bedi is the latest addition to the list who has even shown interest to work with the 19-year-old spinner. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ মিরাজে মুগ্ধ ভারতের বিষেন সিং বেদী]
The former Indian spinner was hugely impressed by the bowling of Mehedi Hasan Miraz. He praised his bowling style and even have said that he would love to help the youngster with his experience.
He said this to Ashraful Haque, the former cricketer of Bangladesh during a program in memory of former Indian captain Mansoor Ali Khan, known as Tiger Pataudi.
Bishen Singh told the former CEO of Asian Cricket Council Ashraful Haque, “I really like Mehedi. He has a very honest and natural bowling action. I am amazed with his bowling. I would also very happy to pass few net sessions with him.”
The Indian legend also added, “Mehedi seems to be a very talented cricketer to me. If he also wants I am ready to teach him.”
Ashraful Haque, however, thanked the Indian legendary spinner and promised to forward his message to the cricket board. Ashraful said, “It will be great then. I will inform your offer to the Bangladesh Cricket Board.”
The 19-year-old Mehedi Hasan made his debut against England, last October. He got 19 wickets in the series. Whereas Ashraful Haque himself was a good spinner. He played the key role behind the 22 run crucial victory of Bangladesh against Fiji in 1979 which was the first win for the nation in ICC Trophy.
- Maksudul HAQUE, correspondent, bdcrictime