Sworn by the flag that we’ll win the World Cup : Shoriful
Bangladesh U-19 boys snatched the champion title from India, who were the champion of previous edition. Through this achievement, Bangladesh has put their name as a champion for the first time in the history and the win is regarded as the best accomplishment so far for Bangladesh side.
One of the winning player Shoriful Islam has done an impressive job during the Under-19 World Cup. He played a vital role for Bangladesh winning the World Cup. In the final, Indian were struggling playing against him. Consequently, he picked two wickets with a 3 Economy rate. Shoriful revealed that, they promised to win the World Cup in the name of national flag before the final.
Former cricketer Faisal Hossain Dickens was in charge of the fielding coach of the World Cup winning squad. According to Shoriful, Dickens played a big role in motivating them. At the same time, rivalry’s attitude against India is not new to Sharif. Therefore, he became more than aggressive in the final.
“When I used to play in my village, I would have been against India team with. Either it would be Canada or Kenya, I would go against India. From my very childhood, I was against India, I naturally get aggressive against India,” Shoriful said while talking to BDCricTime.
India got nurtured with the tight bowling attack of Shoriful and Tanzim Hasan Sakib from the very beginning of India innings which also made it easy for Bangladesh. Shoriful planned with Shakib on the previous night, India can not be given any discount in the body language too.
“Found them in the stage of the World Cup, morever it was the final. At the end of the meeting, I was saying Roommate Shakib – Shakib, remember? How did they do with Bangladesh? How? If we get fielding before we can not exclude. They will do the fielding before. We will do this from the beginning.”
Dickens made promised in the name the flag for players, to give their best. Shoriful said,
“We lost twice, we had a persistent. Did not wanted to lose the opportunity of revenge in stage like the World Cup. Just I did not, all the players were looking forward to. We promised everyone in the Team meeting at night – Insha-Allah will give us the best, win the World Cup. One of Dickens Sir meeting took the flag of Bangladesh. Said, it is not like before. Do what to do to win the World Cup. “