Bangladesh pacer Rubel Hossain believes the upcoming Nidahas Trophy will be very challenging. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ নিজেদের সেরাটা দিতে পারলে সমস্যা দেখছেন না রুবেল]
Before departing to Colombo on Sunday, Rubel told reporters: “Batsmen gets advantage mainly in Sri Lankan wickets. The series is also T20 format. That’s why it will be a challenging series for the bowlers. We have to bowl very seriously”
On the absence of number one all-rounder: “Shakib bhai is a very important player for us. When he stays with us, the team gets different kind of confidence.”
Rubel also said, because of the absence of Shakib, the team can’t fall back and if everyone performs according to their capability, then success will come.”
He said: “No matter who plays instead of him (Shakib), if he is able to perform then I don’t think it will be difficult to get success.”
The Nidahas Trophy will begin on 6th March. Bangladesh will play their first match on 8th March against India.