Mushfiqur Rahim takes the burden of failure
He is not only one of the best wicket keepers of the world but also the captain of the team. Mushfiqur Rahim is one of the main batsmen of the team also – so Mushfiqur can be regarded as an all rounder. [Read in Bangla: ব্যর্থতার সকল ভার নিজের কাঁধে নিলেন মুশফিকুর রহিম]
Mushifqur Rahim was appointed as the captain of the team in all forms of cricket all of a sudden. He was considered as the captain when two of the best players of the team Shakib – Tamim were devastated in the Zimbabwe series. Mahmudullah Riyad became the vice captain of the team several days later. But his bad performances threw him away from the position.
Mushfiq is now running as the captain of the team for consecutive 37th match. He had a golden start of his career as the captain; white washing of New Zealand, defeating West indies in the series, dream performance in the Asia Cup were all during his captaincy. It proved that his assignment as the captain has been going in the right way. But the rhythm distracted when Bangladesh lost the ODI series against Zimbabwe and Mushfiq announced that he would resign from the captaincy. He was reassured at that time. But the year 2014 has brought another disaster for the team Bangladesh with devastating performances all around, consecutive defeats and losing games against minnows. And Mushfiq always took all the burdens in his own shoulder to relieve his team mates although he himself performed well.
And this time it is no exception. After an all losing West Indian tour, Bangladesh team has returned today and Mushfiq again took the burden in his shoulder again, he has said all the usual talks of doing well in the later series and added that he agrees for the big changes in the team now. And he showed respect for the planning of BCB to appoint different captains in different format of the game. He told that whatever is good for the team will be ok.
Bangladesh team will soon leave the country for South Korea to participate in the Asian games. Regular captain Mushfiqur Rahim will not be available in the team due to his marriage ceremony. Mashrafe bin Mortaza is appointed as the captain in the Asian team.
Bangladesh is the undoubtedly the best team in the cricket of Asian games. They are the current title holder of the game also. So even if they lost the gold this time it will term as the failure.