‘Hats off to Bangladesh’ – Shoaib Akhtar
Bangladesh had a great chance of winning the series on Indian soil. They were almost near to clinch the T20 series. But the Tigers had to leave the field with disappointment in the last minute.
India showed why they were such a big party. The hosts came back from a losing position with a great performance. As a result, Bangladesh lost by 30 runs in the third T20. And Rohit Sharma’s India won the series by 2-1.
India threw a challenging target of 175 runs for Bangladesh in the third T20 in Nagpur. In reply, the Tigers raised the chances of winning one at a time in the batting of Mohammad Naim Sheikh. At one time, they were at 110 runs by losing just 2 wickets. From there, the visitors started to lose their wickets in pairs and they lost 8 wickets scoring just 34 runs. In the end, they lost the match.
Former Pakistan legendary pacer Shoaib Akhtar thought that how India came back from a losing position in the match, it’s a sign of a big team, they proved.
In his own YouTube-channel the 44-year old Shoaib said: “India showed who is the boss in the match. They lost to Bangladesh in the first match, but in the second match, they came back with the help Rohit Sharma’s destructive innings. Rohit is a great talent, can score in any situation.”
Shoaib also said that Bangladesh had not been an ordinary team anymore like before.
“It must be said that it is difficult to beat the Bangladesh team. They are no longer the ordinary team. This is not the same Bangladesh side which they used to be 20 years ago. This is a team that will challenge you,”
After the T20 series, India and Bangladesh will now face off in the two-match Test series. The first Test of the series will begin on November 14 in Indore. The second test will be day and night, which is scheduled to take place on November 22 in Kolkata.