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'We lacked a bowler like Mustafizur in our past' – Tamim Iqbal


Team Bangladesh celebrates with Mustafizur Rahman Ever since his debut in international cricket, Mustafizur Rahman has been a revelation for Bangladesh cricket. After two match of silence, the youngster revolted again yesterday in his full brim capturing 5 for 34 runs in the third and final match of the ODI series against visiting Zimbabwe.

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Ushering a totally new attacking scene for Bangladesh cricket, skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza escorted Mustafizur’s bowling in the last phase of the game with eight fielders in the slip cordon, familiar to that of an Aussie venture.

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After the completion of three match one day series, Mustafizur has grabbed 8 wickets although he could not take a single wicket in the first match. Playing just 9 one day international matches so far, Mustafizur Rahman has now a tally of 26 wickets.

His senior team mate, opener Tamim Iqbal Khan convoyed the clever notions of Mustafizur saying, “I think for any new batsman it is impossible to play him correctly, he is a very clever bowler indeed.”

“Whenever he comes to deliver we feel as though something is going to happen. We lacked a bowler like him in our past” – Tamim said with great pleasure.

The in swinging delivery that uprooted Chibhabha’s stumps in the very first over of the Zimbabwean innings, surprised the watchers of the game. Granted as a new weapon in his armory, the skipper appreciated the youngster’s perseverance for further improvement, “I have seen him trying this delivery during net practice. He is going through trials and errors and this is the way he will learn things because it is still a very early age for him.”


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